AIGC Opportunities for High School Seniors, Several Summer Internship
Opportunities, SAIGE Youth Program and AcademyHealth/Aetna ARM
2013 ACCENTURE AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMEach academic year, Accenture Corporation selects students who demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian community locally and/or nationally. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement and motivation to serve and succeed.Eligibility requirements for Accenture include the following:
- Be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, verified through submission of the AIGC Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) form, found at aigcs.org;
- Be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including: various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields;
- Be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking college undergraduate freshmen. High School transcript must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, on a 4.0 scale at the end of the seventh semester.
- Demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian Community locally and/or nationally. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement and motivation to serve and succeed.The deadline is April 27, 2013. To apply online, click here. You may also visit the AIGC website at aigcs.org. To enter the Online Application System, click the APPLY NOW button found in various places on the AIGC website.All inquiries regarding this program should be directed to email@example.com.
The AIGC All Native American High School Academic Team (ANAHSAT) honors 10 American Indian and Alaska Native high school seniors each year. High school seniors with outstanding academic achievements, leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities and motivation to serve and succeed should apply.To be considered for the AIGC ANAHSAT, an applicant must:
- Be an enrolled member of a United States federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native group or be able to verify ¼ descent from such;
- Have sustained an outstanding academic record based on the rigor available to them;
- Have proven leadership and demonstrated community service activities;
- Be enrolling at an accredited college or university as a full time degree seeking undergraduate student in the 2013 Fall term; and
- Be a high school senior at time of application.The deadline is March 16, 2013. To apply online, click here. You may also visit the AIGC website at aigcs.org. To enter the Online Application System, click the APPLY NOW button found in various places on the AIGC website.All inquiries regarding this program should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1996, Native Vision gives annual college scholarships to outstanding high school American Indian seniors with a commitment to education, athletics and leadership. Listed below are the eligibility requirements and the timeline for application:
To be eligible for the Native Vision Scholarship applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be enrolled as a high school senior for the current academic year
- Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe;
- Demonstrate a sustained involvement in the community and an applied concern for American Indian issues and initiatives;
- Maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 at the time of application;
- Demonstrate involvement in extracurricular and/or athletic activities;
- Be admitted to an accredited community college or four year undergraduate program (for fall 2010).
Application for the Native Vision Scholarship must include the following items. Applications missing any of the following items will not be considered.
□ Completed application describing school activities, community activities, athletic activities and financial information.
□ Proof of membership in a federally recognized tribe.
□ A 200 word essay explaining goals for the future and how the Native Vision scholarship would assist in achieving dreams. Please emphasize how goals relate to continued involvement in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
□ High school transcript indicating GPA.
□ Two (2) completed recommendation forms including written statements from recommenders (recommendations cannot come from a family member).
Mail completed application and letters of recommendation to: Marlena Hammen, Native Vision Scholarship, 621 N. Washington Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, by MAY 7, 2010.
The Kalliopeia Foundation has announced it is granting the American Indian College Fund $40,000 for scholarships. A supporter of the Fund since 2004, the foundation has focused on providing scholarships for “tribal college students pursuing a teaching degree with the intent to serve as American Indian language instructors.”