6/13 Gen-I NOW: Dartmouth Indigenous Fly-In Program

Kwai! Hello! in the Abenaki language
pronounced kw-ay-ee

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Dartmouth Fall Indigenous Fly-In Program.

Dartmouth College’s Fall Indigenous Fly-In Program brings prospective students to Hanover, New Hampshire, to experience Dartmouth first-hand. Also known as the Native American Community Program, the fly-in takes place October 7-10, 2018. Participants meet Dartmouth student mentors and faculty, connect with Native leaders at Dartmouth, attend classes and admissions workshops, tour the campus, learn about financial aid, and enjoy an on-campus dinner with current Native students. The program covers transportation to and from campus for accepted participants. Applications are due Monday, July 9, 2018.

Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated interest in Native community and/or Native American Studies.

To Apply:

  1. Fill out the online application which includes:
    • Basic demographic and household information;
    • Academic information including standardized test scores; and
    • Two (2) essay responses about your academic resilience and commitment to the Native community.
  2. Email a letter of recommendation and resume to bound@dartmouth.edu.
  3. Request that your high school submit a transcript directly to bound@dartmouth.edu.

Questions? Call 1-800-860-1294 and press 6 (9:00 am - 4:30pm Eastern Time) or email bound@dartmouth.edu.

 

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5/22 Gen-I NOW: YWPL Program Scholarships

Aang! Hello in the Unangam Tunuu (Aleut) language. 
 

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5/9 Gen-I NOW: NCUIH Youth Council

Haku! Hello in the Chumash language. 

(pronounced hah-ku)

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the National Urban Indian Youth and Young Adult Advisory Council.

The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) invites Native youth ages 18-24 from urban communities and surrounding areas to apply for the first-ever National Urban Indian Youth and Young Adult Advisory Council! Youth Council members will build leadership and professional development skills and train to promote mental health awareness among their peers while strengthening cultural connections and peer support. The five selected Youth Council members will receive sponsored registration, travel, lodging, and meals to participate in NCUIH’s 2018 Annual Leadership Conference, along with a modest stipend.

Applications are due Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Click here to apply!

Eligibility: Applicants must be:

  • American Indian/Alaska Native living in urban communities, off reservations;
  • Between the ages of 18-24 years old;
  • Available to attend an all-day in-person Youth Council orientation on June 29, 2018;
  • Accessible by phone and e-mail; and
  • Able to continue work on project related assignments.

To Apply: Complete the online application form and submit the following materials:

  • One adult reference (required); and
  • One peer reference or additional adult reference (optional).

Questions? Visit the NCUIH FAQs or contact Jade Jackson at jjackson@ncuih.org or by phone at 202-544-0344.

 

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