July 24, 2013 NOW Email: Heinz College – CNAY Scholarship Program

Happy Wednesday!

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message provides information about
the Heinz
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,
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
Students can apply online for free. DEADLINE for application is January 10, 2014 at 11:59
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 deber@cmu.edu  or 412-268-3347.

We encourage you to visit
our website (
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

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know what types of Native youth opportunities you are looking for and we can
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Center for
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.

 Link to The Aspen Institute
Link to CNAY.org


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