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2014-03-27 16:22:21

DENVER, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tribal colleges serve communities that face environmental issues such as degradation of water quality, energy development, depletion of natural resources, and agricultural management. A new Environmental Science and Sustainability Project funded by the American Indian College Fund through a $1.35 million grant will support tribal colleges and universities in select states by underwriting environmental science and sustainability...

2014-02-19 16:20:35

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has awarded nearly $3 million in new cooperative agreements to four Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the United States to enhance learning through the use of the agency's Earth science resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The award is made through the NASA Innovations in Climate Education-Tribal (NICE-T) activity....

2013-10-22 12:26:12

In the news release, American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art Forms at Midwestern Tribal Colleges, issued 22-Oct-2013 by American Indian College Fund over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the grant amount should have been "$860 thousand" in the subhead and first paragraph, rather than "$860 million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore...

2013-10-22 08:28:42

Supported by $860 million grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation DENVER, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund will work with tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the upper-Midwestern states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota to preserve and restore Native arts. The program is designed to increase the intergenerational transfer of artistic and cultural knowledge and processes from elders to adults and children and to...

2013-07-23 20:20:18

DENVER, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded a $50,000 grant to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program and an additional $10,000 to support the American Indian College Fund's Flame of Hope Gala on October 10, 2013, which raises money for student scholarships. The Blue Oval Scholars Program awards eight tribal college scholarships and four mainstream...

2012-11-07 08:20:25

DENVER, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund has renewed a $50,000 grant to the American Indian College Fund for the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program. Ten tribal college scholarships and five mainstream university scholarships at $3,000 each are available for Native students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business. All applicants must have a 3.0 grade point average. "At Ford, we understand the strength of our country relies on...

2012-09-19 06:28:59

DENVER, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation awarded $60,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) for the Achieving the Dream Scholarship Program. The program assists Native students who are single parents and/or in the first year of an associate's degree program, attending Dine College, Navajo Technical College, Sisseton Wahpeton College, Sinte Gleska University, or Oglala Lakota College. Preference is given to past Achieving the...

2012-09-05 02:26:59

DENVER, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 17th annual American Indian College Fund Flame of Hope Gala will be held at The Depot in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, October 11 to raise funds for scholarships to benefit needy Native students. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a dinner program at 7 p.m. The event will feature Native entertainment. Flutist R. Carlos Nakai, Native Pride Arts dancers, Southern California Kahweeyah Bird Singers and Dancers, and...

2012-02-21 12:49:00

DENVER, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1995, Pendleton Woolen Mills has supported the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to help Native college students pursue their dreams of obtaining a college degree. Pendleton has continued its longstanding support by granting two gifts to the Fund. The first gift of $6,472 is from royalties from a blanket line designed exclusively for the American Indian College Fund. This gift will continue the Pendleton Woolen Mills Tribal College...

2011-12-05 11:43:00

DENVER, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund has granted $50,000 to The American Indian College Fund for the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program for the 2011-12 academic year for Native American students attending tribal colleges and mainstream universities. The scholarship is available to Native students at a tribal college pursuing a degree in math, science, engineering, business, teacher training, or environmental science. Native mainstream university...