Feb. 19 NOW Message: INSPIRE Pre-College Summer Program

Hoo-vah-ee (“How are you doing?” from the Pueblo of Isleta Tiwa Language)!

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message is a
reminder about the INSPIRE
Pre-College Summer Program
. There is still time to apply! 

Pre-College Summer Program
spearheaded by the
American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP)

George Washington University

in Washington, DC. The
INSPIRE Pre-College Program is a fully-funded opportunity open to
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian upcoming junior and
senior high school students, including 2014 anticipated graduates. This
program is for students who want to spend 3-weeks on the
George Washington University (GW) campus to take one undergraduate course, learn
about intergovernmental relations between tribal governments and the federal
government, and meet influential Native advocates.

The INSPIRE Summer Program scholarship covers the cost of room and board, airfare, all required
textbooks, local travel, and one undergraduate course in “Native
Politics and the American Political System.”

Applications materials include:

  • 350
    word essay on why you are interested in the program and what you hope to
    learn (Indicate what type of career you want to pursue in public service
    or politics, and how do you currently serve your community, or how you
    want to serve your community in the future);
  • High
    school transcript;
  • Proof
    of Tribal Enrollment or Ancestry; and
  • One
    recommendation form completed by a teacher or counselor. 

To learn more
or apply online, visit:


 March 1, 2014            

We 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.

see what you’re looking for?
Email us back and let us know what types of Native youth
opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to include them in
upcoming emails. We invite you to share your feedback.


for Native American Youth


About the Center for Native American Youth
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the
Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is a policy program within the Aspen
Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen
Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of CNAY is
to bring greater national attention to the issues facing Native American
youth, and to foster solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide
How you can help.

 Link to The Aspen Institute
Link to CNAY.org


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