We have long believed that education is the springboard to a brighter future for our people.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is once again helping Native students fulfill their educational dreams.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is proposing a tuition waiver program at the University of Wyoming.
The $60 million ceiling -- the maximum authorized in the settlement -- was hit after just four years.
Angelique Albert has more than 20 years of experience in non-profits, philanthropy, and tribal education.
More than $5.25 million in scholarships have been awarded as a result of the Cobell trust fund settlement.
The agency plans to award about $13.7 million in scholarships and about $30 million in loan repayments.
A panel of tribal and federal witnesses will discuss the $1.9 billion land consolidation effort at the December 7 hearing.
Ty’ithreeha Allen (Yurok), Gabriella Jarnaghan (Hoopa) and Raymond LeBeau (Pit River) each received $10,000 to further their education.
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The scholarship fund now boasts a balance of about $40 million and offers went out to another 733 students this month.
Indigenous Education, a non-profit based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently selected to administer the program.
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe will help facilitate sales for the program, which has so far paid more than $761 million to individual Indians.
The scholarship is seeded with proceeds from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Indigenous Education steps in after the first round of about $2 million in scholarships went out to Indian students.
The tribe and the University of Arizona are establishing a scholarship fund to pay tuition for Navajo student who will be required to serve in their community after completing their medical residency.
Attorneys are working closely with Indian Country to find as many additional beneficiaries as possible by April 30, 2016.
The fund boasts a balance of $35 million, money that will be used to enhance educational opportunities for tribal members across the country.
We really want Indian students to succeed. They are sorely needed in Indian country.
The St. Francis Indian School Board of Education honored two students for their individual achievements in winning the Jack Kent Cook Foundation Young Scholars Award.
The first scholarships -- totaling about $2 million -- are going out over the next several months to students representing more than 80 tribes.
Up to 60 students will be able to attend St. Gregory's University in Shawnee without paying tuition.
Four recipients of the Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship each received $10,000 to further their education.
Stacy Leeds, Steven L. A. Stallings, Dana Arviso and Holly Cook Macarro joined the board of directors.
The first round of recipients of the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund will be notified by mid-August of their awards.
The tribe celebrated 48 high school students and awarded scholarships to 10 achievers.
The official announcement was out on Friday, May 1 from the American Indian Graduate Program that 11 students in South Dakota had been selected for the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.
The Cobell Scholars program fund is designed to provide funding for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are attending both post-secondary vocational schools and other 'institutions' of higher learning.
Applications are due June 1 and scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming fall semester
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The scholarship fund now holds more than $17 million and applications should be available soon.
The American Indian Graduate Center will be handling the fund as the new administrator.
Red Cloud Indian School senior Jamie Rae Richards has earned the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship.
The found now boasts a balance of more than $5 million.
The fund now boasts a balance of more than $4.5 million.
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts shares college scholarship tips.
The five-member board is overseeing the distribution of scholarships to Indian students.
The late Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, insisted on a scholarship fund as part of the settlement.
The Interior Department is making its first transfer to the scholarship fund that was established by the Cobell trust fund settlement.
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota appear to be responding favorably to the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs hopes to start the land consolidation portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement by the end of the year, Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn...
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