Scholarship / Internship / Job Opportunities
Bureau of Indian Education Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
The Bureau of Indian Education Web site lists resources and links for student scholarship and internship opportunities. BIE website »
NASA-Related Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships
An innovative solution to advance the United States’ policy initiatives for STEM Education and workforce development. The One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) enables eligible students to access hundreds of internship and fellowship opportunities from all 10 NASA centers through a single portal (intern.nasa.gov) and apply for up to 15 opportunities with one single application through the Student On-Line Application for Recruiting (SOLAR) system. OSSI LaunchPad »
In addition to the opportunities currently posted on SOLAR, AIHEC has funding under NASA’s TCUP program to support TCU student and faculty placements at the NASA Centers. AIHEC sponsored participants will be selected through SOLAR for two types of placements: team and individual. Possible team project themes include rocketry, environmental science, digital imagery, robotics, and adapting NASA science for education (a great project for pre-service teachers). Listen to our first Tribal College NASA Student Ambassador, Marie Kingbird Lowry, LLTC, speak about her experience: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn6I12kkHjw
For more information please contact AIHEC’s OSSI-SOLAR Outreach Coordinator, Alex Grandon
American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian students and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values.
The American Indian College Fund provides three types of scholarships: undergraduate tribal college scholarships; undergraduate non-tribal college and university scholarships; and graduate scholarships for students attending either a tribal college and university or non-tribal college and university. Online Applications »
Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in Information Technology (CMD-IT)
Student Professional Development Workshops provide undergraduate and masters level computer science students with the unique opportunity to receive coaching and development from Industry professionals. Application deadline: June 4, 2013 Student Professional Development Workshop »
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Scholarship
Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Program: NGA is a participating placement site for scholars in the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) program. This Department of Defense scholarship for service program supports undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. For more information on NGA Scholarship Programs. SMART Program »
USDA Internships and Scholarships
Student Internship Programs provide paid and unpaid work experience to students who are in Highs School or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university. Internships can be seasonal (Summer, Fall, Spring) or year round. Application Guide »
Virtual Student Foreign Service
USAID (Agency for International Development) is participating in the Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service eIntern program. All opportunities with USAID may be viewed online
, (the MSI opportunity is tag AID17). US AID is looking for virtual interns who can commit to work about 5 or so hours/week (unpaid), to provide research and articles about international development activities/engagement of student, faculty and administrations of TCUs, Asian American, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs), and other MSIs. Interns should be a currently enrolled TCU student. A strong interest in either journalism, research, education, public policy related to international development or any of the technical areas of USAID and/or interest in global indigenous and underserved populations' issues and human rights may be useful. If you have questions, contact Erica Teofilo, at firstname.lastname@example.org or view the Virtual Student Foreign Service website »
Student Aid Alliance
The Student Aid Alliance, a coalition of higher ed organizations committed to protecting the federal student aid programs, including AIHEC, unveiled a new website, www.studentaidalliance.org
, to help students and higher education leaders make the case for protecting Pell Grants and other core federal student aid programs from drastic budget cuts.
Opportunities with Golondrinas de las Americas
Cornell University and the National Science Foundation are looking for students to participate in Golondrinas de las Americas
, a community of biologists dedicated to studying swallows in the genus Tachycineta
from Alaska to Argentina. Interns must have a demonstrated interest in environmental biology or a related field. The ability to work, live, and communicate well with others under rigorous and remote conditions is essential. Travel and living expenses as well as a small stipend are provided. In addition, college credit is available for undergraduates. Native Americans and Latinos are encouraged to apply. Student Grants and Internships »
Study Abroad Opportunities
Scholarship opportunities include travel scholarships from the Turkish Coalition of America, Bahcesehir University, and Istanbul Technical University (ITU). ITU has an exclusive offer for ten Native Americans per semester that includes tuition, lodging and stipend. Learn more about study abroad opportunities for TCU students offered by Turkish universities. Scholarships for Native American Students »
NASA Summer Research Experience
AIHEC is working with NASA to recruit at least 25 Tribal College and University faculty and students to participate in summer research experience projects for up to ten weeks.
Explore the NASA Center websites and find a NASA Center that interests you. Review the program guidelines and application requirements and submit an application to AIHEC.
For more information, e-mail Al Kuslikis or call 703.838.0400 x121.