News and Announcements

Staff Kudos!

Recently AIGC’s very own, Josh Lucio (Pueblo of Zuni), was recognized by University of Arizona, American Indian Alumni Club for his exemplary special contributions to Indian education. Josh is the Program Associate for Scholarships and Programs.
Sara LaBarge (Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin), Academic Advisor for the AIGC Scholars was named one of forty emerging leaders under 40 in Indian Country by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED).

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American Indian Graduate Center Installs New Board Leadership

Board of Directors at Native Scholarship Organization Represent a Breadth of Expertise.

Albuquerque, NM – August 8, 2016 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving cultural and economic wellbeing for individuals and tribes through graduate education, recently announced the installment of its newest board leadership – Rose Graham (Diné) as Board President,

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Admissions program focuses on cultural identity

Native American students learn about admissions, maintaining cultural identity at Lawrence University

Story Highlights

  • Sophie Skenandore-Wheelock, 17, of Oneida, attended the College Horizons program at Lawrence.
  • The program brought 86 students from around the U.S. to Lawrence last week.
  • The program guides Native American students through the college admissions process.
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The First Lady’s Unforgettable Day at Santa Fe Indian School

14 Images from the First Lady’s Unforgettable Day at Santa Fe Indian School

Santa Fe Indian School Principal Dr. Felisa Gulibert used the word “elation” to describe her school’s response to hearing that First Lady Michelle Obama had accepted their invitation to speak at the May 23 commencement ceremony. And the day was as magical as they all anticipated.

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Mescalero senior wins Bill Gates Scholarship

Dave Tomlin, Ruidoso News       May 10, 2016

A Mescalero High School senior has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar, an honor that comes with a guarantee of full financial support for his college and post-graduate studies and an array of other services and benefits.

“It pays for everything,” said Albert Valdez,

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AIGC E-News (February 9, 2016)

Save The Date: AIGC Reception April 27th, 2016

AIGC Opportunities!

The following AIGC Opportunities are open for Academic Year 2016-2017

Undergraduate Opportunities:

  • Accenture
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • All Native American High School Academic Team
    Deadline: May 1,
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Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program

Apply online January 2016 for 2016/2017 funding

AIGC Online Application

Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine
Assistance Program
In memory of Jane Wilson Hooper and Col. Philip L. Hooper

Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program


If you love animals and possess the desire and ability to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university,

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