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AIGC and REDW partner for Native American Accounting Scholarships

American Indian Graduate Center and REDW, accounting and business consulting firm, to partner for Accounting Scholarships for Native American students. ALBUQUERQUE, NM (February 21, 2019) – REDW LLC, one of the southwest’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has partnered with the American Indian Graduate Center to implement a scholarship program investing in higher education

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AIGC Partners with CNIGA for Student Scholarships

(Albuquerque, New Mexico—February 6, 2018)—The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has partnered with the California Nations Indian Gaming Association to administer an annual scholarship. The CNIGA Seven Generations Scholarship Fund will award a $2,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student in California pursuing a degree in gaming, hospitality management, public policy, or public administration.

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Wells Fargo Foundation to Provide Nearly $13 Million to Nonprofits Serving American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Funding to address critical needs in Indian Country, including homeownership, economic development and energy sovereignty Denver – February 5, 2019 – To support greater economic empowerment in tribal communities, the Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded nearly $13 million to nonprofits supporting American Indian and Alaska Native communities as part of a five-year, $50 million commitment

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American Indian Graduate Center launches new brand, new partnerships

The new brand honors AIGC’s 50-year legacy of leadership in providing scholarships to Native students and celebrates its next 50 years of empowering students and investing in academic dreams throughout Indian Country. The logo, whose design represents an eagle feather fan with supporting features, while subtly implying a book and pen, and the upward movement

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AIGC receives $210,000 from AMERIND Risk to fund new endowed scholarship

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has received a seven-year $210,000 gift from AMERIND Risk to create a new endowed scholarship, the AMERIND Risk Educational Assistance Scholarship. The scholarship will be offered annually to students with a connection to AMERIND Risk. “As the largest scholarship provider to Native students in the United States, AIGC is

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2018 Recipients: Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship

This need-based scholarship from Wells Fargo funds undergraduate and graduate students in fields relating to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration, including accounting, finance, information technology and human resources. Undergraduates receive $2,500; graduate students receive $5,000.

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2018 Recipients: BIE Loan for Service

AIGC partners with the Bureau of Indian Education to offer loans to students pursuing graduate and professional degrees. The goal is to promote opportunity for careers with tribal governments, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Affairs—funded organizations on- and off- reservations. The $20,000 loans are paid back at the rate of one year

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