Monthly Archives: March 2012

Native Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

Over the weekend the American Indian College Fund held two events at the AIHEC Student Conference. On Saturday night the 33 American Indian College Fund Students of the Year (SOY) were recognized. Also honored was Dr. Verna Fowler (President of College of Menominee Nation) as the TCU President of the Year. Almost all of the [...]

Stop by American Indian College Fund Booth at AIHEC

If you are a student attending the AIHEC conference in South Dakota, be sure to stop by the American Indian College Fund’s booth to learn about how to apply for scholarships. American Indian College Fund staffer Jaime Aguilar will also be on hand to gather stories about your experiences during your studies and your photos. [...]

Student Intern Bloggers Wanted!

We are looking for students to blog this summer about their internship experiences. Blogs would be for the duration of the internship, and should include first-person experiences and photographs. We will pay you for your blogs. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dina Horwedel at

Kony 2012 Video Underscores Charities’ Need for Accountability to Donors and Communities

The Kony 2012 video, created by the nonprofit fundraising group Invisible Children, has touched a nerve with millions of people around the globe. The video proves that fundraising has entered the era of social media. But as with any other form of fundraising, non-profit organizations need to be vigilant about maintaining their credibility and trusted [...]

We Honor Our Native Women Leaders: International Women’s Day

Did you know that 16 of our 33 accredited tribal college presidents are women? These warriors are on the front lines in Indian Country, helping to provide hope, guidance, and inspiration to our young people in their fight against poverty and they honor us every day with their sacred work. We’d like to introduce you [...]

Like the American Indian College Fund on Facebook and Help A Student

One click of the mouse helps our students! Through the generous support of our partner, USA Funds, the American Indian College Fund will receive $5 for every new person that likes our Facebook page. Thank you for liking and helping American Indian students go to college! Like us today!