Native American Village @ Blogspot

The blog companion to the Native American Village, the free community and careers site for indigenous peoples, part of the Multicultural Villages network.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Is the future of Indian education now at stake?

With the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy, the retirement of his son, Patrick, and Hawaiian Rep. Abercrombie leaving his seat to run for governor, actual and potential booster of appropriations for Native Americans, especially in the field of education, seem in peril. Rob Capriccioso's account for Indian Country Today is comprehensive if not daunting.
Read it here.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Upcoming Scholarship Deadline: Native Chemistry Students

African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are high school seniors, or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors are among those who can now apply for a scholarship from the American Chemical Society Scholars Program. Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2010, for the 2010-2011 school year.

Students must plan to major in or already be majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science, and they must plan to pursue a career in the chemical sciences. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000, depending on college level and economic need.

For more details, see The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program accepting applications for minority students studying chemistry.