Champion for Change Awarded Truman Scholarship

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: CNAY Partners with Brown University to Provide Summer Program Scholarship

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) will award a full-tuition, residential scholarship for a Native student to attend one of Brown University’s on-campus pre-college programs during summer 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island. All application materials are due to CNAY by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on Friday, April 21, 2017, and CNAY will announce … Continue reading APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: CNAY Partners with Brown University to Provide Summer Program Scholarship

Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

The Center for Native American Youth partners with Columbia University each year to offer a full-tuition, residential scholarship for one Native scholar to attend Columbia’s Summer Program for High School Students. During the 3-week summer immersion program, outstanding high school students explore their intellectual curiosity and interests in one area of study for an intensive … Continue reading Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

Mar 16 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Cobell Scholarship

Yá’át’ééh (Hello in the Diné language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Cobell Scholarship! The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable, both need-based and merit-based, competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records (3.0 or higher) who can demonstrate financial … Continue reading Mar 16 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Cobell Scholarship

Scholarships Available to Attend National Conference on Nutrition

The National Child and Adult Care Food Program's annual conference is an incredible opportunity for learning and networking with other professionals in the CACFP/Nutrition community. Through the National Child Nutrition Foundation, there are a number of scholarship opportunities available that make attendance possible. Each scholarship will include conference registration, four (4) nights lodging at the conference hotel, … Continue reading Scholarships Available to Attend National Conference on Nutrition

Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

  Policy decisions focusing on children and families take place at the state level as well as at the federal level. To explore the possibility of extending its longstanding post-doctoral fellowship program focusing on federal child and family policy, the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is excited to be piloting two new state … Continue reading Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth

NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Youth Spotlight: CNAY Scholar Maria Walker Spends Summer at Columbia University Maria Walker, a rising high school senior from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, earned a full scholarship from CNAY to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students. While at Columbia, Maria studied business, finance, and economics while making friends and great connections that are … Continue reading August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth

Native Youth Attend NACA Emerging Leaders Summit

On August 16, CNAY staff participated in the Native American Contractors Association's Emerging Native Leaders Summit in Washington, DC. The annual summit provides training to youth on the topics of Business Basics, Understanding Industry, and Indian Law and Advocacy, which are provided by subject matter experts in each respective field. The summit provides youth with the opportunity to develop and sharpen skills, and learn the most up to date information to impact their success in business. Along with trainings, youth heard from keynote speakers and attend a networking reception with hill staff, business leaders, and local organization leadership. This year NACA has partnered with CNAY on via the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative to help remove the barriers that stand between Native youth and their opportunity to succeed.

June 15 Gen-I NOW: Scholarships to Attend the Emerging Leaders Summit

(Aniin) (Hello in the Ojibwe language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Emerging Native Leaders Summit 2016 (ENLS2016) offered by Native American Contractors Association (NACA). The Emerging Leaders Summit is for individuals (and youth over the age of 19) who dream to push themselves to be the best Tribal Leader, … Continue reading June 15 Gen-I NOW: Scholarships to Attend the Emerging Leaders Summit

May 25 Gen-I NOW: Apply by June 17 for Native American Fish & Wildlife Scholarship

Ta’c halaxp! Good afternoon in the Nez Perce (Nimipuutimt) Language! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Native American Fish & Wildlife Society’s Southwest Region Scholarship! The Native American Fish & Wildlife Society offers a scholarship to assist and enable Native American students in the Southwest Region pursue a course of study leading to an … Continue reading May 25 Gen-I NOW: Apply by June 17 for Native American Fish & Wildlife Scholarship