Tag Archives: scholarship
Native American Undergraduate Students Awarded â€˜Wes Studi AIEF Scholarshipâ€™
This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.
Purple Heart Appreciation Day: Honoring Our Combat Veterans
Since Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 19 percent of Native Americans serve in the military â€” a higher rate than any other minority in America. One veteran an Purple Heart recipient is furthering his contribution to defense of our country, with support of the American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) program.
Help Mitigate the Challenges Native American Students Face
PWNA and AIEF services focus on motivating students to consider college, and helping students pay for college and stay in college until graduation, increasing both college access and retention for Native American students.
Happy Holidays and Thank You!
PWNAâ€™s staff, Board of Directors and partners are aligned around a mission that respects the self-determined goals and rights of tribes, as we listen and learn about the solutions that are working in their communities.
Culture Awareness for College Instructors
Murray discusses the importance of culture and tradition in the success of Native Americans in college.
Meet Nataanii, a Future Tribal Leader
Murray highlights the accomplishments of another AIEF scholarship recipient.
Ona, an Inspirational Native American Student
A profile of a Native American recipient of the AIEF scholarship – Ona.
De-Mystifying College for Native Students
The idea of a traditional student is changing and AIEF focuses on the non-traditional students when providing their scholarships.
Retaining 95% of Native Students
The AIEF scholarship program has a 95% rate of completion amoung its Native American students.