2016 Native Education Forum June 7 — June 11

The newly renovated Lory Student Center opens to students, August 25, 2014.

The 2016 Native Education Forum (NEF) application is open! The NEF 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. While on campus, students will have the chance to interact with university faculty, staff and currently enrolled students as they discuss and evaluate important issues that affect indigenous communities.

This summers’ program will be from Tuesday June 7th to Saturday June 11, 2016.


Who Should Apply?

  • Current high school students who are freshman, sophomores or juniors.
  • Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher
  • Interested in Native American and Indigenous issues and a leader in school, family or community activities

Program Highlights:

  • Research Native American/Indigenous issues in a college level class
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Work with CSU faculty, staff and students
  • Live and work for five days on a university campus
  • Prepare/Strengthen your college/university application
  • Improve your academic research skills
  • Earn one free college credit
  • Be eligible to receive the Partnership Award Scholarship at CSU

Application Requirements:

  • Completed online application
  • High School transcript
  • Letter of recommendation
  • 2 essays (500 words or less each)

Apply by April 15, 2016 (NEF will accept applications until the program is full). Please contact Nora Cruz for more information.



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