This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message provides information about
College – CNAY Scholarship Program.
Heinz College will award scholarships to students who have connected with
the Center for
Native American Youth (CNAY) and are entering one of Heinz College’s
full-time graduate degree programs. To be considered for the scholarship,
Heinz College applicants should indicate their involvement with the CNAY
(Youth roundtable participant, NOW
or e-newsletter subscriber,
Story submission, etc.). The students who are admitted will receive at
least $6,000 per semester, with the possibility of receiving
This partnership with CNAY has been established as part of Heinz College’s
commitment to promoting innovative decision-making and diverse perspectives
in leadership across the public, non-profit and private sectors.
As mentioned above, applicants must indicate their involvement with the
CNAY on their application for admission and also have successfully completed
their bachelor’s degree. To apply, prospective students must take the
GRE (or GMAT), complete an application form, and submit transcripts from all universities
attended, three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose and a
resume. Students can apply online for free. DEADLINE for application is January 10, 2014 at 11:59
PM EST. Students are granted admission to Heinz
College on the basis of:
- Academic achievement;
- Performance on the
- Experience in the
proposed field of study;
- Leadership experience,
fit of their goals with the program; and
- Recommendations that
indicate they are capable of excelling in a rigorous master’s program.
To learn more about the Heinz College or the CNAY partnership, please
contact David Eber, Director of Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-268-3347.