Gen-I NOW: AISES National Conference Travel Scholarships

 

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The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) sustains 189 chartered college and university chapters, 15 professional chapters, and 158 affiliated K-12 schools supporting American Indian students in the critically needed disciplines of STEM.

Attendance will allow students to explore the role of STEM in meeting the challenges of a global society and expand the experience and leadership opportunities of young professionals in STEM. Scholarships will cover the costs of conference registration fees, economy class round-trip airfare, and lodging. Some conference meals will be provided as part of the registration. Students who are awarded a travel scholarship will travel on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 and departure on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Gen-I NOW: DC Interns Guide

The Indigenous Intern's Guide to Washington, D.C. includes advice, a map of Native organizations, a listing of other D.C. Native intern programs, and information about free events throughout the summer. 

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6/19 Gen-I NOW: LGTQ2S Resources

During this Pride Month, organizations throughout Indian Country have highlighted resources and opportunities to empower LGBTQ, 2-Spirit youth in our tribal communities. Listed below is a selection of resources and media from organizations meant to support youth in their gender and sexual identities.

Pride Month resources:

  • “Celebrating Our Magic” Toolkit is a culturally-specific resource for American Indian/Alaska Native communities and aims to provide resources for transgender and Two-Spirit youth, their relatives, and their healthcare providers.
  • CNAY Pride Month Blogs - Visit cnay.org/blog to read stories from LGBTQ+ youth and professionals, including a blog from CNAY Executive Director Erik Stegman. Stay tuned for more posts.
  • Native America Calling - Check out nativeamericacalling.com on Friday, June 21, 2019 for a show on Native LGBTQ2 artistic expression featuring youth leaders in the CNAY network.
  • The SMART Project was made for teen guys who are interested in taking charge of their sexual health. It covers topics that are important to gay, bi, and queer teen guys, like navigating sex and romantic relationships, understanding their sexual and gender identities, and connecting with the LGBT Community.
  • More resources available at wernative.org, healthynativeyouth.org, or at npaihb.org/thrive

Contact Joshua Bertalotto at joshua.bertalotto@aspeninstitute.org with any questions, concerns, or to share any resources for Native youth.


 

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6/12 Gen-I NOW: Native Pathways @ Colorado College

Students in the graduating Class of 2020 are invited to apply for the Native Pathways Summer Program at Colorado College - July 17-19, 2019.

Enjoy 3 days of activities focused on college admissions and planning, major exploration, financial literacy and more! Stay in a dorm, explore campus living, and get first-hand tips from college counselors and faculty. ALL COSTS ARE COVERED, including flight, room and board.

TO APPLY, submit the following materials to jdemko@collegefund.org:

There are 15 openings for the program, which include free flight, room and board for the entirety of the program.


Questions: Contact Jacque Demko at jdemko@collegefund.org


 

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