Claudia Elm and Taytum Weaver Named 2018 CNAY-Brown Scholars

CNAY is proud to have partnered with Brown University Pre-College Programs to offer full-tuition scholarships for two Native students to attend a course at Brown this summer. We’re pleased to recognize Claudia Elm and Taytum Weaver as our 2018 CNAY-Brown Summer Scholars! 

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Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED

As part of the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative, the Center for Native American Youth is launching a new fellowship for youth ages 18-24. The Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship (Gen-I MBF) is a six-month intensive leadership development program that aims to strengthen the voice and role of Native American youth in broader social justice movements. Over the course of six months, five Fellows will gather for two in-person convenings, two virtual convenings, and one Fresh Tracks training expedition. At the end of six months, Fellows will have a small “Innovation Fund” which they will jointly use on a project aimed at strengthening the voice of Native youth in social justice movements.
 

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CNAY-Brown Summer Scholarship for Native High School Students

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) has partnered with Brown University Pre-College Programs to award full-tuition, residential scholarships for two Native students to attend a Brown University Pre-College program during summer 2018. The CNAY-Brown Summer Scholarship covers tuition, room and board, application fees, and program fees. Travel support is also available for the two scholarship recipients. 
 

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Kellian Staggers Reflects on 2017 Columbia Summer Program Experience

Last year, Kellian Staggers attended Columbia University's Summer Immersion Program for High School Students as our 2017 CNAY-Columbia Scholar. Kellian is Navajo from New Mexico, and chose to study neuroscience during her time in New York City. Kellian says that she learned a lot from the program -- including that neuroscience might not be what she wants to pursue. She also realized just how much she appreciates her home community. Kellian will deliver a presentation about her experience back home, and encourages Native youth to take advantage of this opportunity. Click here to read Kellian's reflection in her own words.  

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