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Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effortFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effort (01/11)
More than $5.25 million in scholarships have been awarded as a result of the Cobell trust fund settlement.
Indian Health Service to award scholarships and loan repaymentsFiled Under: Education | Health
Indian Health Service to award scholarships and loan repayments (01/10)
The agency plans to award about $13.7 million in scholarships and about $30 million in loan repayments.
Senate committee ready for hearing on Cobell buy-back programFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National | Politics
Senate committee ready for hearing on Cobell buy-back program (12/05)
A panel of tribal and federal witnesses will discuss the $1.9 billion land consolidation effort at the December 7 hearing.
Morongo Band awards $30K in scholarships to three Native studentsFiled Under: Education | National
Morongo Band awards $30K in scholarships to three Native students (08/31)
Ty’ithreeha Allen (Yurok), Gabriella Jarnaghan (Hoopa) and Raymond LeBeau (Pit River) each received $10,000 to further their education.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation invests in needs of communities in OklahomaFiled Under: Business | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation invests in needs of communities in Oklahoma (08/30)
When our businesses are doing well, so are our people, our communities and our state.
Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarshipsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarships (07/20)
The scholarship fund now boasts a balance of about $40 million and offers went out to another 733 students this month.
Interview with Melvin Monette about Cobell scholarship programFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Interview with Melvin Monette about Cobell scholarship program (05/26)
Indigenous Education, a non-profit based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently selected to administer the program.
Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back programFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | National
Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (04/21)
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.
Cobell scholarship fund grows to nearly $39M with latest DOI transferFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Cobell scholarship fund grows to nearly $39M with latest DOI transfer (04/12)
The scholarship is seeded with proceeds from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Cobell scholarship board chooses new entity to administer fundsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Cobell scholarship board chooses new entity to administer funds (03/23)
Indigenous Education steps in after the first round of about $2 million in scholarships went out to Indian students.
Navajo Nation encourages members to pursue careers in medicineFiled Under: Education | Health
Navajo Nation encourages members to pursue careers in medicine (03/09)
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.
Cobell plaintiffs offer update on distribution of settlement fundsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Law | National | Trust
Cobell plaintiffs offer update on distribution of settlement funds (01/06)
Attorneys are working closely with Indian Country to find as many additional beneficiaries as possible by April 30, 2016.
DOI transfers another $4M to Cobell settlement scholarship fundFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
DOI transfers another $4M to Cobell settlement scholarship fund (01/06)
The fund boasts a balance of $35 million, money that will be used to enhance educational opportunities for tribal members across the country.
Dean Chavers: Some myths about Native student scholarshipsFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Dean Chavers: Some myths about Native student scholarships (12/14)
We really want Indian students to succeed. They are sorely needed in Indian country.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud students earn top scholarshipFiled Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud students earn top scholarship (11/25)
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.
Cobell scholarship fund now boasts nearly $30M from settlementFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Cobell scholarship fund now boasts nearly $30M from settlement (10/01)
The first scholarships -- totaling about $2 million -- are going out over the next several months to students representing more than 80 tribes.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation signs $5M agreement with university Filed Under: Education
Citizen Potawatomi Nation signs $5M agreement with university (08/06)
Up to 60 students will be able to attend St. Gregory's University in Shawnee without paying tuition.
Morongo Band awards $40K in scholarships to Native studentsFiled Under: Education | National
Morongo Band awards $40K in scholarships to Native students (08/03)
Four recipients of the Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship each received $10,000 to further their education.
American Indian Graduate Center names four board membersFiled Under: Education | National
American Indian Graduate Center names four board members (07/20)
Stacy Leeds, Steven L. A. Stallings, Dana Arviso and Holly Cook Macarro joined the board of directors.
Cobell scholarship fund now boasts nearly $20M from settlementFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Cobell scholarship fund now boasts nearly $20M from settlement (07/09)
The first round of recipients of the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund will be notified by mid-August of their awards.
Mescalero Apache Nation honors graduates with scholarshipsFiled Under: Education
Mescalero Apache Nation honors graduates with scholarships (06/10)
The tribe celebrated 48 high school students and awarded scholarships to 10 achievers.
Lakota Country Times: Tribal students win Gates scholarshipsFiled Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Tribal students win Gates scholarships (05/13)
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.
Lakota Country Times: Cobell scholarship fund being put to useFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Cobell scholarship fund being put to use (04/27)
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 available for Cobell settlement scholarship fundsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Applications available for Cobell settlement scholarship funds (04/20)
Applications are due June 1 and scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming fall semester
Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band manFiled Under: Education | Health | National | Sports
Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.
DOI transfers another $12M from buy-back to scholarship fundFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
DOI transfers another $12M from buy-back to scholarship fund (04/02)
The scholarship fund now holds more than $17 million and applications should be available soon.
Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarshipsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarships (03/25)
The American Indian Graduate Center will be handling the fund as the new administrator.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student earns top scholarshipFiled Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student earns top scholarship (02/13)
Red Cloud Indian School senior Jamie Rae Richards has earned the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship.
DOI puts nearly $1M from land sales into Cobell scholarship fundFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
DOI puts nearly $1M from land sales into Cobell scholarship fund (01/06)
The found now boasts a balance of more than $5 million.
DOI puts another $1M from lands sales into Cobell scholarshipsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
DOI puts another $1M from lands sales into Cobell scholarships (10/01)
The fund now boasts a balance of more than $4.5 million.
Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarshipFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarship (08/28)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts shares college scholarship tips.
David Gipp from UTTC joins Cobell scholarship board of trusteesFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education
David Gipp from UTTC joins Cobell scholarship board of trustees (08/13)
The five-member board is overseeing the distribution of scholarships to Indian students.
DOI puts another $2.9M from land sales into Cobell scholarshipsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Education | National
DOI puts another $2.9M from land sales into Cobell scholarships (07/01)
The late Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, insisted on a scholarship fund as part of the settlement.
DOI announces transfer of nearly $580K for Cobell scholarshipsFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education | National
DOI announces transfer of nearly $580K for Cobell scholarships (04/02)
The Interior Department is making its first transfer to the scholarship fund that was established by the Cobell trust fund settlement.
Members of Oglala Sioux Tribe respond to Cobell buyback offersFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | National
Members of Oglala Sioux Tribe respond to Cobell buyback offers (03/28)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota appear to be responding favorably to the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
BIA aims to start Cobell land consolidation  purchases this yearFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement
BIA aims to start Cobell land consolidation purchases this year (04/22)
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...
UW News: Scholarship applications open for Northern ArapahosFiled Under: Education
UW News: Scholarship applications open for Northern Arapahos (01/05)
"The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The scholarships are for the 2012 Summer Session and the...
Cherokee Nation donates $333K for scholarship endowmentFiled Under: Education
Cherokee Nation donates $333K for scholarship endowment (05/04)
The Cherokee Nation has donated $333,334 to create an endowed scholarship at Oklahoma State University. Combined with matching funds from the Pickens Legacy Scholarship Match program, the scholarship will provide...

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