AIGC has provided and administered scholarships to Native students in the U.S. since 1969.

Student Resources

  • Application assistance –AIGC offers assistance with the completion of our scholarship applications. In addition, also offer helpful tips for college applications.
  • Financial Aid Assistance – AIGC assists students with common FAFSA questions and serve as a resource for those who are having difficulty completing their FAFSA application.
  • Academic Empowerment – AIGC facilitates programming that assists students who are having academic and personal difficulty. Through referrals, students obtain a personal plan for success and resources on campus to help them better navigate higher education.
  • Student Resources – AIGC regularly distributes resources regarding opportunities to funded students. Examples of resources distributed include internships, job opportunities, additional training opportunities, additional scholarships, webcasts, webinars, etc.

Sara Barnett, Muscogee-Creek Nation
M.Ed., School Counseling from Northeastern State University
AIGC Scholar/Gates Millennium Scholar

AIGC & AIGCS Graduation Stole Request

Congratulations on your Graduation!

We would like to celebrate this momentous occasion with you by providing you with a Native honor stole to accompany your graduation cap and gown. Please share the joy of your accomplishment by sending us a graduation announcement or pictures of your graduation.

Congratulations once again! We are proud of you and your success!

Know Before U Go (KBUG)

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is pleased to invite you and your high school students to our Know Before U Go program. The one day session is for American Indian and Alaska Native students from 9th-12th grade, parents/guardians and educators to learn about college preparation, scholarships and financial literacy.  Supported with a generous grant from Wells Fargo the event is FREE. AIGC will be partnering and collaborating with colleges, state agencies and local communities including tribal communities to bring awareness of information and resources available to students before they enter a college or university.  The sessions will educate students, parents/guardians and educators on the importance of higher education.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Students and parents will receive a gift bag with educational planning tools.
  • Attendees will receive valuable information on how to be a successful college applicant, how to transition from high school to college, how to afford college, and scholarships for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Hear from professional presenters – college staff, scholarship program staff and bank representatives
  • Get tips from current scholars and alumni
  • Enter a raffle for a chance to win a FREE LAPTOP!

Reasons to Pre-Register:

  • Space is limited –Secure your spot
  • Lunch will be provided and will help us get a good headcount.
  • Your event material will be ready when you arrive.
  • You’ll have more time to grab a cup of coffee and breakfast snack!
  • You can complete a photo release and maybe appear on the AIGC Facebook page!


American Indian Graduate Center

External Internship, Career, and Funding Opportunities

AIGC and AIGC Scholars are happy to offer additional information to our students and their families about other scholarships, internships and employment opportunities of which we are aware.  These resources may take you away from the AIGC website to the linked information.