Gen-I NOW 8-17: Native American Political Leadership Program

(Ni je na?) (How are you? in the Potawatomi language)!

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship and the Native American Political Leadership Program.
NAPLP
The Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship began in 2015 as a partnership between The George Washington University and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians with two goals in mind: to prepare the next generation of leaders in Indian County, and to honor and preserve the legacy of service and leadership of the late Tribal Chairman Richard M. Milanovich. The George Washington University and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians invite qualified Native American applicants to apply for this prestigious opportunity.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Native American undergraduate or graduate students who are members of a federally recognized tribe are eligible to apply for the Milanovich Fellowship.
  • Applicants who are members of a federally recognized California tribe will be given preference by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians review committee.

TO APPLY:

  • Applicants applying for the Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship must submit an application for the Native American Political Leadership Program,
  • An additional 350 word essay answering, “What do you believe are the most important issues that Native communities are confronted with today, and how do you see yourself in the equation of solving these issues?”

DEADLINE:
Spring Semester 2016 Application Deadlines:

  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2016
  • Final Deadline: November 1, 2016

For more information, including additional instructions, guidelines, essay questions and any additional questions please visit the Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship web page.

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