Business Institute is a dynamic summer program open to Native American,
Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school students in their junior year
(during the 2012-2013 academic year). Students spend 3-4 weeks on a college
campus learning about careers in business and finance. Students
also participate in field trips to amusement parks and sporting events in
addition to taking finance,
business, accounting, and marketing classes with world-renowned professors. Participating
schools include Dartmouth
University, and University
of Pennsylvania. Find more information about the program and application
by visiting the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) website.
and Scholarships: The cost of the program is $1,250 plus
round trip airfare. Significant full and partial scholarships are available
through NAFOA. Last year, 98% of students received financial aid.
Deadline: January 15, 2013
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visit the Center’s NEW Native
Youth Listserv page to view other Native youth opportunities
from previous listserv messages.
also encourage you to visit our website (www.cnay.org) for a comprehensive list
of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant
opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in
the Center for Native American Youth.
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Native American Youth
About the Center
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the
Center is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in
Washington, DC. While a part of the Aspen Institute, the Center is also
overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of the Center is to bring greater
national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster
solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How
you can help.
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