Opportunities for TCU Students

Native Americans into Medicine (NAM)

NAM is a four-week summer enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing health careers. Participants work in small groups to problem-solve case studies related to American Indian health. Dates for 2017 are June 26 - July 21 at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus. Program instructors include a broad range of Native American faculty, health professionals, traditional elders, and medical students. Accepted NAM students earn a stipend for living expenses. Campus housing is also available for those traveling from outside the Duluth region. Application deadline: May 1, 2017. Information/Application

Management (OREM) Science Education & Internship Program

Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management offers students and recent college graduates opportunities to learn about the mission of the DOE-EM office and to receive specialized training and practical experience on the safe cleanup of environmental projects stemming from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored energy research. Visit: http://orise.orau.gov/orem-internship to read about the full opportunity and to apply.

Summer Internship available with the Forest Service

The Forest Service is again offering internship opportunities for Native American college students through a partnership with the Greening Youth Foundation. The internship provides a 10 week work experience with a Forest Service unit, preferably near the students home, so they can live there and travel to the work site daily. However, there are some possibilities for students to work away from home when the Forest Service unit can provide Government housing. Announcement

Unlicensed Apprentice Program with Seafarers International Union

The Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, affiliated with the Seafarers International Union (SIU), prepares students for successful careers as U.S. Merchant Mariners. Based in Piney Point, Md., the school offers entry-level training; ongoing vocational classes; academic support and more. Program Overview, Checklist

Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labatory (ORNL)

Higher Education Research Experiences at ORNL provides research opportunities and associated activities for undergraduates, entering freshmen, recent associate’s or bachelor’s graduates, graduate students, thesis or dissertation research, and faculty. The program is designed to complement academic programs by utilizing the unique resources of ORNL to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy, while at the same time contributing to the laboratory mission. To learn more, select the academic level on the ORNL website that most closely corresponds to your highest level achieved, and to find suggested deadlines for appointment periods.

AISES Scholarships for 2017-2018

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is now accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming academic year. With support from AISES partners, the scholarship programs offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate level students with various degree requirements. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000/year and may be accompanied by internship opportunities for awarded students. View each program's eligibility, application requirements and due dates on AISES website, Open Scholarships.

Cobell Scholarship for Summer 2017 and Regular Academic Year 2017-2018

Cobell Online Application and Student Information System (OASIS) is now open. This application process differs from prior years. Applicants will be matched into the appropriate application—vocational, undergraduate, or graduate—based on responses provided in the general application. Please review current information on the Cobell Scholarship website.

Bureau of Indian Education Scholarship and Internship Opportunities

The Bureau of Indian Education website lists resources and links for student scholarship and internship opportunities. BIE website

NASA-Related Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

An innovative solution to advance the United States' policy initiatives for STEM Education and workforce development. The One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) enables eligible students to access hundreds of internship and fellowship opportunities from all 10 NASA centers through a single portal (intern.nasa.gov) and apply for up to 15 opportunities with one single application through the Student On-Line Application for Recruiting (SOLAR) system. OSSI LaunchPad

In addition to the opportunities currently posted on SOLAR, AIHEC has funding under NASA's TCUP program to support TCU student and faculty placements at the NASA Centers. AIHEC sponsored participants will be selected through SOLAR for two types of placements: team and individual. Possible team project themes include rocketry, environmental science, digital imagery, robotics, and adapting NASA science for education (a great project for pre-service teachers). Listen to our first Tribal College NASA Student Ambassador, Marie Kingbird Lowry, LLTC, speak about her experience: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn6I12kkHjw

For more information please contact AIHEC's OSSI-SOLAR Outreach Coordinator: Alex Grandon

American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian students and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values.

The American Indian College Fund provides three types of scholarships: undergraduate tribal college scholarships; undergraduate non-tribal college and university scholarships; and graduate scholarships for students attending either a tribal college and university or non-tribal college and university. Online Applications

Scholarships and Grants Designed for Native American Students

From tuition waivers to scholarships and grants, there are many options for Native Americans seeking to defray the cost of a college education. MoneyGeek.com designed a guide to help future and current college students find scholarships, grants, and other information to help pay for college. View list of scholarships and grants available to Native American students exclusively, and tips to students to increase the chances their scholarship applications will be successful on MoneyGeek.com.

Guide to Financial Aid

OnlineSchools.org provides information and links for help in obtaining financial aid.

Resource Guide for College Students

Find the best colleges to help you meet your goals, learn more about the schools and programs in your area and about available financial aid options. BestColleges.com

Guide to Careers in Analytics, Data Science and Business Intelligence

Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates to Federal Careers