Useful Links

Indian Education Scholarship Websites

American Indian Resource Center Summer Reading Program
http://tulsalibrary.org/airc/


The Summer Reading Program is almost here!

Children’s Summer Reading Program

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 2:00 - 3:00 Collinsville Library, 1223 Main Storytelling with Will Hill  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 2:00 – 3:00 Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St. Storytelling with Choogie Kingfisher  

THURSDAY, JUNE 8 2:00 - 3:00 Charles Page Library, 551 E. Fourth St. Storytelling with Choogie Kingfisher  

THURSDAY, JUNE 15 1:00 – 2:00 Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati, Sperry Pawnee Oral Tradition Comes to Life with Jr. Pratt

MONDAY, JUNE 19 2:00 - 3:00 Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Storytelling with Will Hill  

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 2:00 – 3:00 Charles Page Library, 551 E. Fourth St. Make and Take: Cherokee Pottery with Crystal Hanna  

THURSDAY, JUNE 22 2:00 - 3:00 Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati, Sperry Make and Take: Cherokee Pottery with Crystal Hanna  

TUESDAY, JUNE 27 2:00 – 3:00 Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141 ST. Pawnee Oral Tradition Comes to Life with Jr. Pratt  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 2:00 – 3:00 Skiatook Library, 316 E. Rogers Pawnee Oral Tradition Comes to Life with Jr. Pratt

Teen Summer Reading - Programs require pre-registration

MONDAY, JUNE 5  1:00 – 3:00 Skiatook Library, 316 E. Rogers Native American Patchwork with Native Amer-I-can Patchwork Apparel  

MONDAY, JUNE 12 2:00 - 3:00 Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Make and Take: Cherokee Baskets with Choogie Kingfisher  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 3:30 – 4:30 Collinsville Library, 1223 Main Make and Take: Cherokee Baskets

Adult Summer Reading Program - Programs require pre-registration

MONDAY, JUNE 26 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St. Native American Patchwork with Native Amer-I-can Patchwork Apparel  

THURSDAY, JUNE 29 6:00 – 7:45 P.M. Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141 ST. Native American Patchwork with Native Amer-I-can Patchwork Apparel   

OK State University - Native OK Stars Program
http://www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/com/highschool/nativeokstars.php

Cobell Education Scholarship
http://www.cobellscholar.org/

Indian Country
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/07/11/5-universities-native-students-check-out-2016-hot-list-165030

The Gates Millennium Scholarship
http://cgsm.org/students/prospective-students/
http://www.gmsp.org/uncf/

Scholarship Information
http://www.ucango2.org/publications/student/Scholarship_Success_Guide.pdf

Cherokee Nation College Resources
http://www.cherokee.org/Services/Education/CollegeResources.aspx

Native American 
Career Success Academy 
 Enrollment is now open 

Enrollment is now open for the pilot phase of NAFOA's Native American Career Success Academy (NACSA), a free online curriculum open to students 18-24 years old. The coursework is designed to help Native American students become financially responsible adults and successful professionals. 
 
Course 1: Personal Finance (Time estimate for completion 3-5 hours)
This course introduces key concepts for financial responsibility, why it is important, and how wise decision-making can positively impact your present and future.
 
Course 2: Career Preparation. (Time estimate for completion 7-9 hours)
This course will help develop the skills and confidence required to present yourself as a professional at a job/internship and work-related events.

For more information, email geninacsa@nafoa.org.


Native Student Academic
Internship Program 
 Now open 

American University (AU) is seeking Native American students and recent graduates for a professional development program in Oklahoma in its pilot semester of Spring 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity for participants to gain valuable work experience while being able to stay in their home communities. The program includes:
  • A 3-credit online professional development course through AU
  • An internship with a government agency, non-profit organization, or other entity
  • FREE tuition and stipend (upon successful completion of the internship)
Interns need to be enrolled members of a tribe, and either current students or recent graduates who are available four days per week for their internship and have their own housing and transportation. AU's WINS Alumni are strongly encouraged to apply!
For inquiries and applications, email Professor Heather Heckel at heckel@american.edu.

Please encourage your motivated college bound high school Native seniors to contact Aaron Poor Bear ataaron.poorbear@crazyhorse.org or 605-677-7935 for additional information and/or a student application for the 2017 Summer Program at Crazy Horse (8-weeks).  This is a great opportunity for your seniors to continue and/or to jump start their college experience.  Participants will:

  • Earn 12-14 USD credits that should transfer to their college of choice in the fall: College Algebra, English Composition, Psychology, Speech, etc.
  • Work a credit-bearing paid internship - @24 per week at $9.00 per hour
  • Meet weekly with an advisor to get "ducks in a row" for the fall
  • Receive a $500 National Jump Start Stipend.
  • Earn a $400 Incentive Grant
  • Learn and practice college success strategies
  • Earn an annual USD Housing Scholarship (USD bound only)
  • Engage in cultural-educational activities unique to the Black Hills and to Crazy Horse
  • Receive post-summer tracking and follow-up.
  • Become eligible for a 2nd Year Upper Level Program

If you and/or your seniors have questions, please ask. 

 
Charlie
Professor Charlie Luecke
Summer Program at Crazy Horse
605-231-2849


 
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