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Native Opportunities Weekly: American Indian Services Scholarship

July 31, 2014

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Posoh Mawanew Weyak! ("Hello" in the Menominee language)

This NOW message contains information about the American Indian Services Scholarship.

American Indian Services (AIS) supports Native youth through scholarships, outreach programs, leadership training, community development, and other educational programs. AIS provides more than 2,300 scholarships annually and scholarship amounts vary by year. 

In order to apply, students must be:

  • Enrollment in a university, college, junior college, or technical school;
  • One-quarter Native American blood; and
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Application deadlinefor the fall 2014 semester is August 15, 2014.

Clickhere to submit an online application and to view the full list of requirements.

If you have questions about scholarships please contact AIS at:

We encourage you to visit our website ( for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth.

Don't see what you're looking for?Email us back and let us know what types of Native youth opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to include them in upcoming emails. We invite you to share your feedback.


Center for Native American Youth

About the Center for Native American Youth
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of CNAY is to bring greater national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How you can help.

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