American Indian Youth Summer Institute (education/opportunity)

Opportunity for Native American HS students who are eligible to attend the American Indian Summer Institute at California State University, Sacramento. The institute is from June 24-28, 2012.  Below is the information:

The American Indian Summer Institute is a free, 5 day, residential program at CSU, Sacramento. Students will be provided with housing in the CSU Sacramento dorms as well as meals and snacks for the 5-day stay at the AISI this year. We will have the students focusing on developing leadership skills as well as becoming comfortable in a college type setting. There will be different activities for the future higher ed. students including visiting college campuses, white water rafting, listening to presentations by Tribal leaders, and a ropes course.

  • The student must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior high school student for the current 2011-2012 school year (student will be a junior/senior in Fall 2012)
  • The student must be enrolled in a tribe (enrollment will be verified)
  • The student should have a desire to continue on to a college or University after graduation
  • The student must complete the online application and submit the necessary materials by the deadline: May 4, 2012 (you will be notified of any deadline extensions)

It is very important for you to fill out every section of the application, even if you’re not totally sure how to answer some of the questions. This year the application is online but you will have to email or fax some documents.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for assisting us with this educational endeavor. If you have any questions, please contact Ricardo Torres, Faculty Counselor, CSU Sacramento, or visit the website by clicking the following link at to answer any questions you may have.