April 9, 2014 NOW: CoachUP Scholarship for Student-Athletes & Colorado Summer Program

Hesci (Hello
in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation language),

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message
shares information about two items: 1. The CoachUP scholarship for
student-athletes, and 2. The Native Education Forum (NEF)
summer program
for high school students.

1. CoachUP is the nation’s leading private coaching company
that connects athletes with private coaches across the country. The CoachUP
is awarding a $2,000 scholarship plus a $500 CoachUP gift certificate to three
outstanding student-athletes. Applicants must be a senior in high school with
plans to attend college in the fall, or applicants must be a college student
with at least one year left of college.

Deadline to submit is May 6, 2014.

Required application documents include:

  • A
    completed application form
  • One
    reference letter
  • A 500
    word essay
  • One-minute

The application and more information about the CoachUP
can be at the following link: http://scholarship.coachup.com/?utm_source=scholarship&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=edu_contacts

2. The Native Education Forum
held at Colorado State University in Fort
, is a five day summer program for rising high school juniors and
seniors. Students will gain university classroom experience, earn one
academic credit, research issues critical to Native American/Indigenous
communities, and get valuable assistance from professionals in the university
application process. To be eligible for NEF, you must be finishing your
sophomore or junior year in high school, have a cumulative 2.8 GPA or higher,
interested in Native American/Indigenous issues, and be a leader in your
school, family or community activities.

Required application documents include:

  • A
    completed application
  • 2
    essay answers
  • Your
    official high school transcript
  • One
    letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher or
    community leader

Application Deadline:

Send your completed application and required documents to the Office of Admissions,
Colorado University, 1062 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062, no
later than Friday, April 18.

*Please request to have your official high school
transcript and one letter of recommendation sent to:

Susan Lucero

Office of Admissions, Colorado State University

1062 Campus Delivery

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062


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.

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youth opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to include them in
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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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