AIGC Fellowship

This Opportunity is now CLOSED to new applicants – If you have received an email from melvin@aigcs.org, you may proceed by following the directions in the aforementioned email.

New applications (besides those mentioned above) submitted after June 1, 2012 will not be reviewed. If you have submitted an application and wish to update your information you may do so until July 13, 2012.

Graduate level fellowships awarded to United States federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students) who are pursuing a graduate or professional level education. To be considered, applicants must be pursing a master, doctorate or professional degree as a full-time student at an accredited graduate or professional school in the United States and able to demonstrate financial need.

Please note that all applicants are notified by email via FELLOWSHIPS@AIGCS.ORG of award or denial. No information will be provided via telephone. If awarded, you will receive information regarding further instructions and additional required verifying documents.

Award
Varies
Deadline
04/25/2014
Supplemental Questions
  1. 2013-2014 Third Term (quarter system) Disbursement Uploads - Course Enrollment and Transcript
    • AIGC Fellows are required to submit proof of ongoing enrollment to receive the next term's disbursement. Please upload your Spring term proof of enrollment (class schedule) here.
    • AIGC Fellows are required to submit second term grades (unofficial transcript) to receive the winter term disbursement. Please upload your second term transcript here. The transcript must show completion of full-time coursework and GPA. As a reminder, failure to complete full-time coursework in the previous term will place you on probation for AIGC funds - students MUST complete full-time coursework in the previous term, in good standing, to qualify for spring funding process.
    • Please comment regarding any academic issues that are reflected on your transcript. For longer explanations, email fellowships@aigcs.org.
  2. Please submit a minimum 500-word statement that describes your vision and personal goals, as an American Indian or Alaska Native citizen. The statement should include your achievements in leadership, community service, extra curricular activities and giving back to your community. This statement will be utilized to match you with additional funding resources (based on availability of funds). You may use the following suggested guidelines: Extra curricular activities, as they relate to involvement in American Indian programs at your institution; volunteer/community work as it relates to American Indian communities; tribal/community involvement; how you helped your tribe, family or community; or making positive changes, in the American Indian community, with your college education.
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (current transcripts are necessary for selection of scholars; however, final term transcripts will be requested of all "Finalists")
    • Transcript - Upload here or fax to 505-884-0427 (Please wait up to 10 business days for faxed documents to be added to your file)
  4. Admission Letter from University: Upload here
  5. Proof of full-time Institutional Enrollment Status / Course Schedule for the academic term of this application
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