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Two Worlds Community Foundation: The Navajo Challenge

The Two Worlds Community Foundation encourages broad dialogue between all community members in order to generate solutions that are equally practical, beautiful, and economically viable.

The Navajo Challenge is an essay competition open to Navajo students who are currently registered in any program, at any college or university and in good standing.  This is a design-based competition,

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Graduate Preparation Institute

The University of Utah Graduate School Diversity Office announces the Graduate Preparation Institute (GPI). It is an intensive four-week preparation program specifically for college juniors from communities underrepresented in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The GPI program provides an excellent opportunity to learn the process of applying to graduate school. GPI students receive support with graduate school applications,

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Congratulations Graduates!

AIGC would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all graduates 2013 who worked so hard to complete their degrees!

If you are an AIGC scholarship recipient or Gates Millennium Scholar, we would love to hear your story and receive your graduation photo!  Please contact AIGC at 1-800-628-1920, or email your photos to  

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AIGC Opportunities for High School Seniors!

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is currently accepting applications for two (2) opportunities available to High School Seniors.

  • The All Native American High School Academic Team; deadline March 16, 2013
  • The Accenture Native American Scholarship Program; deadline April 27, 2013

AIGC will accept online application submissions: full Online Application Instructions are available at under the Scholarships tab in the teal bar.

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The Reality of Who Higher Education is For -Native American Calling , Monday, April 23, 2012

Just what is the reality of higher education and whose needs it should be serving? It seems there are several views. Some tribal leaders are hoping the next generation will take on careers that will aid in nation building. Parents on the other hand often say they are hoping for their children to take on a job that makes them money so they can support them and their future families.

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Faces of Native American Education in 2011

Indian Country Today Media Network featured a number of people in 2011 who deserve recognition for their contributions to Native American education.
Grayson Noley, Choctaw, is an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma and feels that Native Americans are vastly underrepresented in higher education administration.
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AIGC teams with Coca Cola to Raise Scholarship Funds

AIGC selling NASCAR Coca Cola 600 Raffle Tickets

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) and Coca Cola have teamed to raise scholarship funds for American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing graduate and professional degrees. Only 2000 NASCAR Coca Cola 600 raffle tickets will be sold.

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