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  • Mansel A. Nelson
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      OPPORTUNITIES is compiled by the Harvard University Native American
      Program and includes internship, scholarship, fellowship, grant, and
      career opportunities as well as announcements for conferences, workshops
      and symposia.
      The Harvard University Native American Program provides "Opportunities" as
      a free information service and is not affiliated with or responsible for
      any non-Harvard events, programs, or organizations listed.
      To SUBSCRIBE or UNSUBSCRIBE to this free service, please send an email to
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      information (2 paragraphs in length ONLY) to hunap@..., subject
      heading "Opportunities Announcement". Please send your listing as a
      Microsoft Word attachment (non-graphics attachments, please). Your listing
      should consist of a brief description of the position or event and sources
      to contact for further details and application instructions.
      Please note that we can only accept documents submitted in this format.
      The Harvard University Native American Program
      79 John F. Kennedy St.
      Cambridge, MA 02138
      Ph: 617-495-4923, FAX: 617-496-3312
      Email: hunap@...
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      This is the Opportunities Newsletter compiled by the Harvard University
      Native American Program for October 20, 2006.

      Opportunities Table of Contents

      I. Recruitment Opportunities
      II. Call for Papers Opportunities
      III. Conference & Workshop Opportunities
      IV. Internship Opportunities
      V. Employment Opportunities
      VI. Grant Opportunities
      VII. Scholarship Opportunities
      VIII. Fellowship Opportunities
      IX. Miscellaneous Opportunities

      Recruitment Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 16th Annual Students of Color Recruitment Program, Harvard Graduate
      School of Education
      Dates: October 29-30, 2006

      The Harvard Graduate School of Education Admissions Office is hosting the
      16th Annual Students of Color Recruitment Program at the HGSE campus on
      October 29-30, 2006. This program continues to be an important part of
      our efforts to recruit talented and diverse students to HGSE. The
      opportunity to visit our school, sit in on classes, and meet with our
      alumni, students, faculty and staff is most persuasive in convincing
      candidates of color to apply to HGSE. Further details about the Students
      of Color Recruitment Program are available on the website.

      Recruitment Opportunity Announcement

      Title: University of Michigan Graduate Student Diversity Recruitment
      Dates: November 9-11 <http://www.rackham.umich.edu/preview/sbes.html> :
      Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBES). Departments include:
      Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, and Psychology.
      November 16-18
      <http://www.engin.umich.edu/students/prospective/graduate/preview/> :
      Engineering (all disciplines)
      Website: http://www.rackham.umich.edu/preview/

      Departments Represented: Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Psychology,
      Economics, Sociology, Political Science, and Engineering. Weekend
      Activities Include: Introduction to Departments, workshops designed to
      help you decide if graduate school is right for you and what steps you
      will need to take to submit a competitive application, opportunities to
      meet with department Faculty and current graduate students, and much more!

      You will have the opportunity to visit your targeted department, interact
      with faculty, meet with current graduate students and talk to your peers
      from across the country. Workshops designed to help you make your graduate
      school decisions and prepare a competitive graduate school application
      will be held. This program is a great way to find out first hand what the
      University of Michigan has to offer you!
      This event is targeted towards the best and brightest students who have
      been traditionally underrepresented in their chosen fields of study. Visit
      expenses (including travel, lodging, and on-campus meals) are provided.
      There are a limited number of slots for talented students to PREVIEW these
      University of Michigan graduate programs so be sure to apply soon!
      Weekends are by discipline. Please click on the link below to find out the
      details for your chosen program. Please see website for application

      Call for Papers & Panels Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Third Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference: Tradition,
      Identity and Recognition
      Deadline: November 21, 2006
      Date(s): April 12-13, 2007
      Location: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
      Contact: Dr. Jay Vest
      American Indian Studies Department
      UNC Pembroke
      PO Box 1510
      Pembroke, NC 28372
      Phone: 910-521-6895
      Email: jay.vest@...
      Website: www.mnsu.edu/nativelit/

      Proposals are invited for papers and panels which address the study of
      American Indians in the Southeast cultural area. Topics may include
      academic or creative works on: archaeology, history, socio-cultural
      issues, religion, literature, oral traditions, art, identity, sovereignty,
      health and other matters. Proposals are welcome from academic scholars,
      students and community leaders. Paper presenters should plan for a
      twenty-five minute presentation. Panels of two to four presenters will be
      scheduled for ninety-minute periods. Proposals and abstracts should be
      submitted by
      The Southeast Indian Studies Conference is sponsored by: Department of
      American Indian Studies; Museum of the Native American Resource Center;
      Regional Center for Economic, Community, and Professional Development of
      the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

      Call for Proposals Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Native American Literature Symposium: “Many Voices, One Center”
      Deadline: October 25, 2006
      Dates of symposium: March 8-10, 2007
      Location: Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Operated by the Saginaw Chippewa
      Indian Tribe of Michigan
      Mount Pleasant, Michigan
      Contact: Dr. Gwen Griffin, Native American Literature Symposium, English
      230 Armstrong Hall
      Minnesota State University, Mankato
      Mankato, MN 56001
      Phone: (507) 389-2117
      Email: gwen.griffin@...
      Website: www.mnsu.edu/nativelit/

      Featured Speakers: Poet, writer, filmmaker Sherman Alexie; artist and
      sculptor Brent Learned; activist and author Noenoe Silva; and writer Debra
      Magpie Earling. With literature as a crossroads where many forms of
      knowledge meet—art, history, politics, science, religion—we welcome once
      again spirited participation on all aspects of Native American studies. We
      invite proposals for individual papers, panel discussions, readings,
      exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops. This year we are pleased to
      announce two new awards to be made in 2007: The Beatrice Medicine for
      Scholarship in American Indian Studies and The Morning Star Award for
      Creative Writing. All queries and proposals should be directed to the
      Program Director, contact information above.

      Call for Papers Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Sharing Indigenous Wisdom: An International Dialogue on Sustainable
      Deadline: 12/1/2006
      Conference dates: 6/11/2007-6/15/2007
      Location: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, WI
      Contact: Dale Kakkak, College of Menominee Nation
      P.O. Box 1179
      Keshena, WI 54135
      Phone: 715-799-5600
      Fax: 715-799-5951
      Email: dkakkak@...
      Website: http://www.sharingindigenouswisdom.org

      The second Sharing Indigenous Wisdom: An International Dialogue on
      Sustainable Development Conference is being hosted by College of Menominee
      Nation's Sustainable Development Institute at the Radisson Hotel and
      Conference Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 11-15, 2007. The conference
      is held to foster dialogue on traditional indigenous knowledge being
      utilized and incorporated as models and methods of sustainable practices.
      Traditional or Indigenous Knowledge refers to the wisdom, embodied in
      indigenous communities or groups, being utilized to preserve and protect
      resources vital to the continuity of indigenous communities or groups.
      This year the conference will focus on Natural Environment foundational
      element of the Menominee model of sustainable development.
      In collaboration with the USDA Forest Service and the International Union
      of Forest Research Organization's Task Force on traditional forest
      knowledge, papers or presentations are invited for the following topics,
      consistent with the focus on Natural Environment: History of the
      relationship of formal forest science and traditional knowledge in forest
      management; Application of traditional knowledge in forest ecosystem
      assessments and management; Indigenous community priorities for forest
      research and collaborative forest management; Case studies on joint
      initiatives and utilization of traditional and formal scientific knowledge
      in forest management activities; Development of good practices for
      including both traditional knowledge and formal science in forestry
      education, research and forest management activities. If you wish to
      present a paper, give a poster presentation, or organize a workshop
      session, send your proposal, abstract or description, (not more than 500
      words single spaced) postmarked no later than December 1, 2006 to contact

      Call for Proposals Opportunity Announcement

      Title: The 3rd Annual Storytellers of the Americas Conference: Hearing
      Yellow Woman: Voices of the Indigenous Women of Oral Tradition
      Deadline: December 15, 2007
      Conference Date(s): March 30-31, 2007
      Location: Buffalo, New York

      The Third Annual Storytellers of the Americas Conference, hosted by the
      American Studies Graduate Student Association at the University at
      Buffalo, is pleased to announce a call for papers. The conference
      represents the commitment of the graduate students of the American Studies
      Department to contribute to the University’s intellectual community.
      We invite paper submissions that address the importance of women in
      Indigenous oral tradition. Sky Woman, Yellow Woman, Anuk-Ite (Wia Numpa),
      Sedna, the Three Sisters, Selu, Changing Woman, and many others have
      described and defined women’s roles in traditional Indigenous societies,
      and which remain essential to contemporary Indigenous communities. Through
      this conference, we wish to consider traditional understandings of
      Indigenous women in oral culture, the silencing of their voices through
      colonial hegemony, and current literary, political, social, economic, and
      artistic resonances of the oral tradition.
      Submissions should be no more than 500 words in length, and should be
      e-mailed as an attachment to the following addresses: Nikki Dragone,
      n_dragone@...; Amber Adams, AmberMeadowAdams@...; Nancy
      Napierala, nan3@..., or Heidi Nickisher, hcnfaa@....

      Call for Proposals Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Harvard Graduate School of Education 5th Annual Alumni of Color
      Deadline: November 1, 2006
      Conference Date(s): March 2-3, 2006
      Location: Cambridge, MA
      Email: alumnicolorconf@...
      Website: www.gseacademic.harvard.edu/~aocc

      The theme is "Image & Knowledge: Constructing Power in Communities of
      Color". The Conference will feature Dr. William Demmert Ed.D.'73, as the
      Keynote Speaker. We welcome individual paper presentations, workshops,
      roundtables, symposia, and mini-course sessions. If you are unable to
      submit a proposal, please encourage other alumni to submit and nominate
      someone for the Alumni Achievement Award via the Conference web site.
      Please send any questions or content ideas to

      Call for Proposals Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Navigating the Global American South Conference, University of
      North Carolina, Chapel Hill
      Deadline: November 1, 2006
      Date of Conference: April 2007
      Email: ucis@...
      Website: http://www.ucis.unc.edu/globalsouth/conference07/

      The theme of this year’s conference is "Global Health and Regional
      Solutions." We are currently inviting proposals for presentations by
      scholars, policymakers, and professionals dealing with health issues that
      connect the American South and the world. Specifically, the conference
      will explore regional approaches to public health issues and ask what
      experiences translate between the American South and other world regions.
      We encourage proposals from a wide range of academic and professional
      fields and perspectives on topics such as: immigrant health, infectious
      and chronic diseases, maternal and child health, domestic violence,
      bioethics and human rights, water management, human trafficking,
      comparative health care delivery, nutrition and obesity, health education,
      drug development and distribution, access and disparity, disaster relief
      and recovery after Katrina. Please see the website or email the contact
      above for more information.

      Call for Presentations Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular
      Culture/American Culture Association 28th Annual Conference
      Deadline: November 15, 2006
      Registration Deadline: December 31, 2006
      Date: February 14-17, 2007
      Contact: Dr. Sara C. Sutler-Cohen, Area Co-Chair, Native Studies PCA/ACA
      Annual Regional
      Conferences, Department of Sociology, Bellevue Community College
      3000 Landerholm Circle, SE
      Bellevue, WA 98007
      Email: ssutler@...
      Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/

      Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to
      Sara Sutler-Cohen. Indigenous Methodologies; Indians in Higher Education;
      Teaching Popular Culture in Native American Studies; Biography,
      autobiography, and nonfiction works by and/or about Indigenous people;
      Native Literature; Public Health and Indigenous Peoples; Popular culture
      and religion (or, religious popular culture); Native peoples in/and film;
      Native representations in popular culture (television, comic books,
      video/computer games, film, etc…); Politics and Native peoples; Indigenous
      resistance, regional or global (whaling/fishing rights, incarceration
      issues, sports mascots, etc.); More ideas encouraged!

      Call for Scripts Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Radio Theater Scripts for the Native Radio heater (NRT) Project
      Deadline: November 15, 2006
      Contact: Rose-Yvonne Colletta or “Kutchiak” John Gregg
      Phone: 323-667-2000 ext. 299 or 402-472-0497
      Email: rcolletta@... or jgreggl@...
      Website: http://www.nativeradio.org/theatre/nrt_call_for_scripts06.pdf
      Native Voices at the Autry invites you to submit radio theater scripts for
      the Native Radio theater (NRT) project. NRT is a collaborative project of
      Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT) and Native Voices at the
      Autry in association with National Audio Theatre Festivals (NATF). The
      plays can be as short as 10 minutes and you may submit more than one. We
      look forward to your submissions!
      Call for Proposals Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Third Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference: Tradition,
      Identity and Recognition
      Deadline: November 21, 2006
      Conference dates: April 12-13, 2007
      Contact: Dr. Jay Vest, American Indian Studies Department, UNC Pembroke
      PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372
      Phone: 910-521-6895
      Email: jay.vest@...

      Proposals are invited for papers and panels which address the study of
      American Indians in the Southeast cultural area. Topics may include
      academic or creative works on: archaeology, history, socio-cultural
      issues, religion, literature, oral traditions, art, identity, sovereignty,
      health and other matters. Proposals are welcome from academic scholars,
      students and community leaders. Paper presenters should plan for a
      twenty-five minute presentation. Panels of two to four presenters will
      be scheduled for ninety-minute periods. Proposals should be submitted to
      Dr. Jay Vest.

      Call for Presentations Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 2007 American Indian Studies Association Conference
      Deadline: November 30, 2006
      Conference Date(s): February 8 & 9, 2007
      Location: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
      Contact: Carol Lujan- 480-965-6977
      Address: Sharel Hailey
      American Indian Studies Program
      Arizona State University
      P.O. Box 874603
      Tempe, AZ 85287-4603

      Conference Theme: Decolonization of American Indians in Art, Politics and
      Keynote Speaker: Simon Ortiz

      The American Indian Studies Association is pleased to announce the 2007
      American Indian Studies Association conference, which will focus on issues
      critical to the American Indian Studies Professorate.

      The organizers welcome proposals for paper presentations and workshops.
      Topics of interest include: decolonization methodologies; resistance
      through art and poetry; technology and sovereignty; tribal government and
      empowerment; politics and resistance; AIS curriculum development;
      strategies to strengthen AIS programs/departments; tribal
      colleges/university partnerships; and university and tribal nations
      partnerships. Proposals must be sent by email to sharel.hailey@... or
      mailed as a hard copy with a diskette in MSWord no later than November 30,

      Call for Abstracts Opportunity Announcement

      Title: New England Science Symposium
      Deadline: December 4, 2006
      Conference date: February 2, 2007
      Location: The Conference Center at Harvard Medical, 77 Louis Pasteur
      Avenue, Boston, MA
      Contact: Lise D. Kaye, Biomedical Science Careers Program, Harvard Medical
      Office for Diversity & Community Partnership
      164 Longwood Avenue
      Boston, MA 02115
      Phone: 617-432-0552
      Email: lise_kaye@...
      Website: www.mfdp.med.harvard.edu/med_grad/ness

      Abstracts should be submitted by postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental,
      and graduate students; college and community college students; and
      postbaccalaureates (particularly African-American, Hispanic American, and
      American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) involved in biomedical or
      health-related scientific research. Please submit abstracts on the
      Established in 2002, the New England Science Symposium promotes careers in
      biomedical science. The aim of the symposium is to encourage participants
      to present their research projects through oral or poster presentations,
      to exchange ideas that can further their career development, and to expand
      their professional network. The 2007 Silen Awards will award three
      students who deliver outstanding oral presentations and who create
      exceptional scientific posters (1st Place - $300, 2nd Place - $200, 3rd
      Place $100). Please view the website or contact information for more
      information and registration.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 16th Navajo Studies Conference
      Dates: November 1-4, 2006
      Location: University of New Mexico
      Contact: Mary Alice Tsosie, Conference Coordinator
      Indigenous Nations Library Program, UNM University Libraries
      Phone: 505-277-8922
      Email: dineconf@...
      Website: http://elibrary.unm.edu/inlp/navajo_studies-conf.php

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Career Connection Conference, for Undergraduate and Graduate
      Students of Color
      Dates: November 3-4, 2006
      Registration deadline: October 27, 2006
      Location: Dorothy Quincy Suite, John Hancock Hall, 180 Berkeley Street,
      Boston, MA
      Email: hvassell@...
      Website: http://www.thepartnershipinc.org

      Presented by The Partnerhsip, Inc. and Keyspan. The Partnership is a
      career mentoring and leadership organization dedicated to talent
      management strategies for professionals of color. The Partnership’s
      College to Career Program provides students with the support they need to
      meet Boston based employers and to make a successful transition from a
      college student to a career professional. In addition, students build
      relationships with successful professionals of color and learn how to use
      leadership strategies for a positive contribution in the workplace and in
      their community.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Nation Building: Leadership, Governance, and Economic Policy
      Date: November 8-9
      Location: Portland, OR, hosted by ATNI (Affiliated Tribes of Northwest
      Contact: Joan Timeche, Assistant Director, Native Nations Institute
      Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, The University of Arizona
      803 E. First Street
      Tucson, Arizona 85719
      NNI Main Line: 520.626.0664
      Direct Line: 520.626.6501
      Fax: 520.626.3664
      Email: timechej@...
      Website: nni.arizona.edu

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 1st Annual Joint Conference and Symposium on Native Water Law,
      Sovereignty, and Cultural Survival
      Dates: November 17-18, 2006
      Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
      Contact: Transboundary Indigenous Waters Program
      c/o Kathy Halbig, American Indian Program
      450 Caldwell Hall, Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York USA 14853
      Telephone: (607) 255-6587 or 255-5991
      E-mail: klh37@...
      Website: http://www.aip.cornell.edu/tiwp/

      “Native Water Law and Public Policy: Critical Issues in the Great Lakes
      and St. Lawrence Watersheds,” co-sponsored by: the New York State Water
      Resources Institute (WRI), the American Indian Program at Cornell
      University, and the Cornell Law School.
      This exciting two day event seeks to bring attention to critical water
      issues facing American Indian communities and their neighbors in the Great
      Lakes and St. Lawrence Watersheds. The event will begin with a day
      devoted to Native education, law, and water and the lessons and struggles
      of Native communities in dealing with Great Lakes/St. Lawrence watershed
      issues. Speakers and participants will include Native water
      practitioners, planners, and activists from across the continent and
      particularly from the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Basin. The second day, as
      part of the annual Cornell Law School Symposium will focus primarily on
      contemporary legal issues and strategies in Native water rights and
      management and will feature nationally recognized academic leaders and
      legal practitioners as speakers and guests. Please see the website for
      more information.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: The 3rd Annual Haudenosaunee Conference: A Voices of the People
      Conference Date(s): November 17-18, 2006
      Location: Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
      Contact: Carrie Garrow
      Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship
      College of Law, Room 263
      Syracuse, NY 13244.
      Fax: 315-443-4141
      Email: cegarrow@...

      One of the defining characteristics of Haudenosaunee existence is the
      power of the Haudenosaunee people. Haudenosaunee territory was the
      birthplace of democracy on the American continent and this democratic
      tradition continues today the life force in Haudenosaunee societies.
      Whether governed by a traditional council or through an elected council,
      the affairs of Haudenosaunee nations are directed by the people.

      The 3rd Annual Haudenosaunee Conference is designed to highlight the
      voices of the Haudenosaunee people. Individuals or groups of
      Haudenosaunee people are invited to submit an abstract (no more than one
      page) proposing on any topic relating to Haudenosaunee culture, history,
      law or self-determination. The abstract must contain a description of the
      topic, bios for the speaker (or speakers), and contact information (see
      attached form). Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of their likely
      contribution to the overall theme of the Conference, but there is no
      guarantee that all submitted proposals will be accepted. Topics should
      address general themes and issues and should not focus on criticism of
      individuals. Each panel will be an hour in length, provide time for
      questions or discussion, and may be held more than once to allow
      Conference participants the opportunity to attend several panels. All
      abstracts must be submitted by 4:00 pm on September 29, 2006.

      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Tribal & Indigenous Early Childhood Network at the National
      Association on the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference
      Conference Date(s): November 8-11, 2006
      Location: Atlanta, GA
      Email: TribalECHNetwork@...
      Website: www.annualconference.naeyc.org

      We are inviting all Tribal and Indigenous Leaders, Early Childhood
      Professional, Paraprofessionals including Parents of Indian, Hawaiian and
      Alaskan Natives children to attend this year’s conference as we will
      launch our NEW network as part of the NAEYC Interest Forum.

      INTEREST FORUM: November 10, 2006 @ Georgia World Congress Center From
      5:30pm-7:00pm (This is the Highlight event and we would like as many of
      our Native and Indigenous friends to come and take part of our very first
      forum). Tribal and Indigenous leaders are encouraged to attend this
      The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is
      dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with
      particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services
      for all children from birth through age 8. NAEYC is committed to becoming
      an increasingly high performing and inclusive organization.
      Founded in 1926, NAEYC is the world's largest organization working on
      behalf of young children with nearly 100,000 members, a national network
      of over 300 local, state, and regional Affiliates, and a growing global
      alliance of like-minded organizations.
      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Administrative Law: Indian Tribes and the Federal Agency Maze
      Dates: Thursday, November 30 & Friday, December 1, 2006
      Location: Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
      Great Hall
      Tempe, AZ
      Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day
      Phone: 480.965.7715
      Website: http://www.law.asu.edu/ILP/MazeCLE

      Federal agencies create law on a daily basis with the potential to affect
      profoundly the rights of Indians and Indian tribes. Despite the
      often-overwhelming presence of federal agencies in tribal affairs, the
      impact of federal Administrative Law has not been explored in conventional
      Indian Law programs and conferences. This conference is designed to
      provide tribal officials and Indian law practitioners with a basic
      understanding of federal laws governing agency practices and procedures,
      and to generate an in-depth discussion of the impact of this field of law
      on tribal rights and authorities. In particular, the conference will
      examine the various laws that require federal agencies to consult with
      Indian tribes and their effects; determinations of tribal jurisdiction
      made by federal authorities; and strategies and techniques for influencing
      federal agency decision making. Sponsored by the Sandra Day O’Connor
      College of Law Indian Legal Program.
      Conference Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation
      (CANAR) Annual Conference: Making Life Better, One Individual at a Time
      Conference Date(s): February 18-21, 2007
      Location: Washington, D.C.
      Contact: Muskogee Vocational Rehabilitation
      CANAR Conference
      107 Tall Pine Drive
      Whigham, GA 39897
      Phone: 229-762-3169
      Fax: 229-762-3175 or 3355

      The Conference theme was selected in part recognizing that significant
      administrative and legislative changes are taking place that affect
      current rehabilitation practices making it critical for tribal vocational
      rehabilitation (VR) programs and key stakeholders to understand that
      transition and change is inevitable; learn about the proposed changes and
      its impact on tribal VR programs, and determine how their roles will
      influence the development and implementation of state and tribal VR
      policies and standards.

      Effective changes in improving tribal VR practices and expanding VR
      services in Indian Country will require individual and collective
      involvement to ensure that tribal VR programs continue to design and
      provide culturally appropriate VR services that adequately address the
      needs of tribal consumers, including the participation of family members.
      Thus, "Making Life Better, One Individual at a Time" will involve
      embracing opportunities of transition and change, and recognition that the
      vision will be achieved if each and everyone undertake the tasks as

      For additional information on registration, exhibitor information, or
      paper submissions, please see contact information above.

      Internship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian
      (NMAI), Internship Program
      Deadline: Spring Internship- November 20, 2006; Summer Internship-
      February 6, 2007
      Contact: Intern Coordinator
      National Museum of the American Indian
      Smithsonian Institution, Cultural Resources Center
      4220 Silver Hill Road
      Suitland, MD 20746-2863
      Phone: 301-238-1541
      Email: norwoodj@...

      Four internship sessions lasting 10-weeks are available throughout the
      year for students interested in gaining museum practice and program
      development experience. A limited number of stipends are targeted
      primarily at American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native students.
      Stipends are
      awarded, based on need and merit and are not sufficient to cover all
      expenses. Housing may be provided in the summer.

      Eligibility Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in a university
      program and a cumulative GPA
      of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected.

      Internship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: White House Internship Program
      Deadline: March 6, 2006 for SUMMER 2007
      Contact: Karen Race, Deputy Director and Intern Coordinator, White House
      Phone: (202) 456-5979
      Email: intern_application@...
      Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/government/wh-intern.html

      The White House Internship Program offers an excellent opportunity to
      serve our President and explore public service. We are seeking exceptional
      candidates to apply for this highly competitive program. In addition to
      typical office duties, interns attend weekly lectures, tours, and complete
      an intern service project. Interns may serve a term in the Fall, Spring
      or Summer. Every candidate must be a United States citizen, enrolled in a
      college or university, and at least 18 years of age.
      An application and additional information about the program can be found
      on the website. Strong applications should include: sound academic
      credentials, a history of community involvement and leadership, solid
      verbal/written communication skills, a demonstrated interest in public
      Applications should be submitted to Karen Race.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: National Tribal Environmental Council, Executive Director
      Deadline: October 27, 2006
      Contact: Bobby Shade, Business Manager
      National Tribal Environmental Council
      2501 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite A
      Albuquerque, NM 87104
      Website: http://ntec.org/employment.htm
      Executive Director for leading national tribal environmental organization
      based in Albuquerque with possible relocation to Washington, D.C. later.
      Responsibilities include strategic planning, fundraising, and oversight of
      all program activities. Extensive travel required. A minimum
      bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field required, with
      advanced degree preferred. Minimum five years experience working with
      tribal governments, knowledge of non-profit management, supervisory
      experience, and excellent communications skills. Complete job description
      is at http://ntec.org/employment.htm. Indian Preference/EEO.
      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Native American Studies Tenure-track Faculty Position, University
      of California, Berkeley
      Deadline: November 13, 2006
      Contact: Search Committee Chair
      Native American Studies Program
      Department of Ethnic Studies
      506 Barrows Hall
      University of California, Berkeley
      Berkeley, CA 94720-2570

      Pending budgetary approval, the Native American Studies Program within the
      Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks
      applicants for a fulltime, tenure-track position at the assistant
      professor rank (job no. 1051). Geographic and substantive specializations
      open, but must focus on Native North America. This hire will play
      critical role in the Program’s undergraduate and graduate missions, and
      will help shape curricular and intellectual direction of Program’s
      evolution. We seek a scholar with broad and open-ended vision of NAS who
      engages theory at large and will contribute to and thrive in larger
      dialogues in Ethnic Studies and other disciplinary and interdisciplinary
      fields of social and cultural study, enriching both NAS and larger
      Berkeley and national dialogues in the process. Annual course load will
      include three undergraduate courses in NAS and one graduate course in
      Ethnic Studies for PhD students, only some of whom will conduct research
      on Native topics. PhD required. Publications and teaching experience
      preferred. Applications are due by November 13, 2006, for a start date of
      July 1, 2007. Candidates should send letter of application, one writing
      sample or publication, and the names and contact information for three
      references to address listed above.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Position at Cornell University
      Website: http://www.ohr.cornell.edu/jobs/index.html

      The American Indian Program is seeking a team player to work with
      Associate Director of Student Services & Operations to provide student
      services such as recruiting, admissions, financial aid, and counseling for
      Native American students. Counsel and advise students and prospective
      students at all levels (undergraduate, graduate, and professional) on
      admissions, financial aid and academic policies.
      Assist with career development, student employment and resolving personal
      matters. Identify, recruit, and retain Native American students for the
      University. Collect and maintain student data analyst
      reports and program records. Assist in program planning and policy
      making. Evaluate effectiveness of University and American Indian Program
      services to Native American students. Develop strong working
      relationship with: University and College Admissions Offices, Minority
      Programs, Academic Services, Financial Aid, Dean of Students, Campus Life,
      Cooperative Extension, Faculty, and Graduate and Professional Schools.
      Represent AIP at the national, regional, and state levels. Serve as
      advisor to student groups. Work with Native American Summer College
      students. Attend specialized student events.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position, University of South
      Dakota, Department of Psychology
      Deadline: November 1, 2006
      Contact: Chair, Clinical Search Committee
      Department of Psychology
      The University of South Dakota
      414 East Clark Street
      Vermillion, SD, 57069
      Website: www.usd.edu/ctp & http://www.usd.edu/hr/vacancy.htm

      The University of South Dakota, Department of Psychology, seeks
      applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position within its
      APA accredited Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program.
      Candidates will be expected to lead an active research program, teach
      graduate and undergraduate classes, and supervise student research and
      clinical training. Starting date will be mid-August, 2007. Applicants
      should be committed to the scientist-practitioner training model. They
      should demonstrate a record of (or potential for) research productivity
      and extramural funding, clinical and research supervision, excellence in
      classroom teaching as well as mentoring outside of the classroom, and a
      commitment to cultural diversity. The program is open to any research
      areas relevant to Clinical Psychology.

      Qualifications include: Ph.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology
      training program, completion of an APA-accredited internship, and
      readiness for licensure (post-doctoral supervision will be provided, if
      needed). Experience with ethnic minority/diverse populations preferred.

      Position Opportunity Announcements

      Title: Education Director and Education Program Coordinator (2 positions),
      Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead (Aquinnah)
      Deadline: December 1, 2006
      Contact: Brian Myles, Executive Administrator, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head
      20 Black Brook Road
      Aquinnah, MA 02335
      Phone: (508) 645-9265, Ext. 147

      Education Director Job Summary: $49,000-$56,000 – Provides overall
      Supervision to department staff. In compliance with tribal and federal
      guidelines, is responsible for administering all department grants and
      contracts. Has overall responsibility for educational planning and
      programming for all department programs. Prepares, modifies, and revises
      departmental programs and budgets as required. Is responsible for
      developing evaluative measures, procedures and data for the purpose of
      educational programming. Is responsible for the timely submission of all
      program reports, grants and contracts to the tribal administration and the
      appropriate agencies. Is supervised and reports to the Executive
      Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field. Masters
      degree preferred. Five years related experience working with educational
      programs in a tribal setting. Proven background in developing educational
      programming, curriculum, grant writing, program evaluations and developing

      Education Program Coordinator Job Summary: $29800-$40800- Provides
      assistance with implementation of educational programs & activities of the
      department, including coordinating & assisting with development &
      maintenance of programs for tribal members. Requirements: Minimum of High
      School or GED with 2 years of experience, plus basic computer skills
      including word and excel. Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
      preferred, plus experience working with Native American Youth.

      Position Opportunity Announcements

      Title: Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor of American
      Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison
      Deadline: December 15, 2006
      Contact: Ada E. Deer, Director, American Indian Studies
      315 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
      Madison WI 53706-1397
      Phone: 608-263-5501
      TTY: 608-263-2473
      Fax: 608-262-7137
      Email: aisp@...

      Degree and area of specialization: Ph.D. or equivalent required prior to
      start of appointment. Minimum number of years and type of relevant work
      experience: Teaching experience preferred. For tenured appointments,
      candidates must have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research,
      teaching, and service. Principal duties: Successful candidates should
      display the potential to collaborate with other scholars while maintaining
      their own independent research. He or she will teach at the introductory,
      undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional levels; develop new courses;
      advise students; and participate in the governance of the American Indian
      Studies Program and their respective department, College and the
      University. University and community service will be expected as
      appropriate. Candidates for tenured appointments must have demonstrated
      excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service. Additional
      Information: Candidates' tenure home will be established in departments
      appropriate to their background and qualifications.
      Appointment type: Faculty. Department(s): L&S/ETHNIC STUDIES. Full time
      salary rate: Minimum $48,000 ACADEMIC (9 months) Depending on
      Qualifications. Anticipated begin date: AUGUST 27,
      2007. Number of positions: 3
      Please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing
      #54636 to Ada Deer.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Director, American Indian Center, University of North Carolina â€
      Chapel Hill
      Deadline: November 15, 2006 (start date April 2007)
      Contact: Dr. Harry Watson, Chair, American Indian Center Director Search
      c/o Debbie Stevenson
      104 South Building , CB# 3000
      Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3000
      Phone: 919.962.5436
      Email: debbie_stevenson@... or hwatson@...
      Wesbite: http://www.unc.edu/provost/searches.html

      The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications and
      nominations for the newly created position of Director of its American
      Indian Center. The successful candidate will enjoy the opportunity to
      build a new center – a unit that bridges the richness of American Indian
      cultures with the strengths of Carolina’s research, education and
      teaching. The inaugural director will be an individual uniquely qualified
      to focus on the mission of the center to establish the University of North
      Carolina at Chapel Hill as a leading public university for American Indian
      scholarship and scholars and make Native issues a permanent part of the
      intellectual life of the University.
      The Director will be responsible for strategic planning, policy
      development, program development and implementation, program evaluation,
      and fiscal and administrative oversight. The Director will be the Center’s
      official representative to internal and external constituencies, and will
      be responsible for academic outreach to Native communities, within the
      state, and beyond. He or she will collaborate extensively with faculty,
      staff, administrators, and students from all areas of the campus as well
      as with alumni and community partners, and will serve as the link between
      the American Indian Center and the academic programs of the University at
      large. The Center’s internal and external advisory boards will support the
      Director in achievement of the goals of the new American Indian Center.
      The Director will supervise the staff of the Center and oversee fiscal and
      administrative activities.
      The position requires significant experience and achievement in program
      leadership and a minimum of a Master’s degree, with doctorate preferred,
      or commensurate experience and education. The successful candidate will
      have excellent skills in communication, building relationships with a wide
      variety of partners and constituents, a sensitivity to and deep
      understanding of Native communities, and possess many of the following
      attributes: Visionary leadership; strong background and understanding of
      American Indian cultures and perspectives; proven managerial, fiscal, and
      administrative abilities; an understanding of academic culture, policies
      and procedures typical of major public research universities; experience
      with American Indian academic outreach and community engagement;
      demonstrated fundraising ability and entrepreneurship as public relations
      and development are especially critical responsibilities of the director;
      ability to garner the support of volunteers and an appreciation for their
      contributions; passion and drive for the goals of this Center. The
      Director reports to the Provost, through the Associate Provost for
      Academic Initiatives and prepares and transmits to the Provost an annual
      budget and annual assessments of the Center’s and Director’s activities.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Tenure Track Positions in American Indian Studies, University of
      North Carolina at Pembroke
      Deadline: November 15, 2006
      Contact: Dr. Linda E. Oxendine, Department of American Indian Studies
      The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, PO Box 1510
      Pembroke, NC 28372

      The American Indian Studies Department at the University of North Carolina
      at Pembroke is seeking to fill two fulltime tenure track positions after
      July 1, 2007. One of the positions includes both administrative
      responsibilities as department chair and teaching responsibilities within
      the American Indian Studies program at upper and lower division levels.
      Minimum qualifications for both positions include a PhD by time of hire in
      American Indian Studies, Anthropology, History, Ethnohistory, Folklore or
      a related field. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching
      and research/scholarly activity as well as sound leadership and
      interpersonal skills. Applicants must be interested in and willing to
      work with local and state tribal communities. Rank and salary are
      commensurate with qualifications. Please indicate position of interest in
      cover letter.
      The University of North Carolina at Pembroke was established in 1887 as an
      institution for Native Americans. Since 1953, it has had a multi-racial
      student body and today, 25% of the student body is Native American. UNC
      Pembroke has the distinction of being one of the only two universities
      east of the Mississippi which offers a bachelor's degree in American
      Indian Studies. Because of the University's heritage, AIS offers a
      program to educate students about the rich diversity of American Indian
      history and culture, to promote research and scholarship concerning
      American Indian issues, and to prepare students for professional or
      scholarly careers. The Department offers a B.A., a minor, and an academic
      concentration in American Indian Studies. UNC Pembroke offers small
      classes taught by full-time faculty with outstanding academic credentials
      and years of exceptional teaching and service. We are located right off
      of I-95, 90 minutes from Raleigh-Durham, and two hours from Charlotte,
      N.C. UNC Pembroke is an equal employment / affirmative action employer.
      Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application
      describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae,
      transcripts and three letters of professional reference to Dr. Linda E.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Assistant Professor of Archaeology, University of New Hampshire
      Deadline: December 15, 2006
      Contact: Archaeology Search Committee Chair, Department of Anthropology
      Huddleston Hall, University of New Hampshire
      Durham, NH 03824

      The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing
      comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs
      of distinction. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning
      environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life
      experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual
      respect and shared inquiry.
      The Department of Anthropology at the University of New Hampshire invites
      applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor specializing in the
      archaeology of North America, beginning August 2007. The ideal candidate
      will have a PhD in hand, an active research agenda, and evidence of
      scholarly productivity, including publications. Teaching requirements
      involve large introductory courses in archaeology and physical
      anthropology; a course in Native American archaeology and ethnography; and
      courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. Regional, temporal, and
      theoretical/methodological areas of interest are open although candidates
      with expertise in the northeast and Native American studies are especially
      encouraged to apply. The UNH department has special strengths in the areas
      of religion, power and globalization. Send curriculum vita, a letter of
      interest discussing research, teaching experience and prospective courses,
      and the contact information for three referees to contact above.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Director, Washington Semester American Indian Program (WINS)
      Contact: Amy Morrill Bijeau, Washington Semester Program Internship
      Director, American University
      Washington, DC 20016-8083 USA
      Phone: 202-895-4967
      Fax: 202-895-4960
      Email: morrill@...
      Website: http://www.washingtonsemester.com

      Salary range $45,000 - $50,000. Educational requirements: Master's Degree
      in relevant field highly preferred, with at least 3 years experience
      working in higher education, preferably with higher education teaching and
      administration background.
      This position directs and oversees the Washington Semester American Indian
      Program, Washington Internship for Native Students (WINS), a program
      designed to provide experiential education to American Indian/ Alaska
      Native (AI/AN) college students from tribal colleges and other
      institutions of higher learning across the country. The incumbent will
      serve as the primary contact for AI/AN student recruitment, enrolled
      students, academic programs and internship aspects, and all the
      administrative details of the Program. The Director will work as follows
      with: AI/AN communities to recruit, select, and track qualified WINS
      students; Designated internship sponsors to ensure that appropriate paid
      internship placements are secured in sufficient numbers to serve admitted
      WINS students; WINS students, WS staff, WINS faculty and others throughout
      the university and the Washington, DC area to ensure an excellent
      experiential learning program with strong AI/AN cultural support; and the
      WINS Advisory Council on policy and interaction with the AI/AN community.
      This position requires a background in higher education and AI/ AN issues
      and policies. The incumbent must be a person who needs minimal

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Assistant Dean and Director of Native American Cultural Center,
      Yale University
      Contact: Ms. Caryl Mason, Department of Human Resources, Yale University
      PO Box 208256
      New Haven, CT 06520-8256

      General purpose: Assistant Dean of Yale College whose chief responsibility
      is Director of Native American Affairs. Essential duties of position:
      Manage and oversee the Native American Cultural Center in all its aspects;
      Work collaboratively with members of the administration to define the
      appropriate identity for the Center and to plan for its support and
      nurture; with undergraduates in developing services, organizing
      activities, and sponsoring events; and with deans and faculty in academic
      and personal advising, counseling, and guidance matters; Work with the
      dean of admissions and his staff, and with the dean of freshman affairs in
      admitting and aiding integration of Native American students into the
      larger community; Work with a Board comprised of members of the Yale and
      New Haven communities, and with Alumni, who provide advice and support;
      Oversee the physical facilities of the Center; Oversee programs in Yale
      College, including serving on committees, and working for the welfare of
      all Yale students. Education and Experience: Master's degree in a related
      field and at least 2 years of experience in administration or management;
      Demonstrable skill and experience in administration and management;
      Knowledge about issues in the Native American community and commitment to
      translating these into a local academic context; Preferred: PhD in related
      field. Skills and Abilities; Excellent oral and written communication
      skills; Willing to work on a flexible schedule.
      Please submit a cover letter, resume (and reference source code EACH59090
      on all documentation), and at least two letters of reference to contact

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Residence Hall Director, American Indian Program, Cornell
      Email: klh37@...
      Website: http://www.ohr.cornell.edu/jobs/index.htm

      The American Indian Program (AIP) at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY
      seeks a Residence Hall Director for its residential community house,
      Akwe:kon, to provide administrative, counseling, and programmatic
      responsibilities for the 35-student residential unit and the American
      Indian community at Cornell. The Residence Hall Director will facilitate
      student involvement, supervise student staff, administer and implement
      services and activities, enhance community and individual development
      among residents, work to involve faculty in the lives of students,
      provide personal counseling and work with campus units to provide a safe
      and attractive learning environment for students in the house. The
      Residence Hall Director will work directly with AIP staff in developing
      and implementing other components of the Program with regard to student
      recruitment and development, academic programs, and outreach initiatives.
      Responsible for developing year-round programming in Akwe:kon that fully
      uses its resources and builds and enhances the AIP as a whole. Works with
      Campus Life/ Community Development staff to develop services and programs,
      select and train student staff, and contribute to university-wide
      activities as appropriate through participation on committees, etc. The
      Residence Hall Director may act as an advisor to a registered Cornell
      University student organization. Reports to the AIP via the Associate
      Director of Student Services and Operations and Campus Life via the
      Assistant Director for Community Development and responds to dual
      supervision. For consideration please apply online.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Associate Director of Financial Aid, Dartmouth College
      Deadline: open until filled
      Contact: Virginia Hazen, Director of Financial Aid
      6024 McNutt Hall
      Hanover, NH 03755

      Serves as an Associate Director of Financial Aid/Federal Compliance in the
      administration of the College’s undergraduate financial aid program. As
      one of four associate directors, is responsible for ensuring timely
      financial aid decisions and providing superior customer service. Ensures
      compliance with all relevant Federal regulations and requirements. Writes
      and/or edits materials for reports, presentations and surveys. Coordinates
      financial aid section of A133 audits, guaranty agency audits, and Federal
      program reviews.
      This position requires a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible
      experience in financial aid administration as well as experience in a
      team-based organizational structure. Strong verbal, writing, and
      interpersonal skills required. Commitment to admitting, matriculating,
      and retaining students from diverse backgrounds, as well as promoting a
      diverse workplace, essential. Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced
      degree preferred.

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Administrative Coordinator, Del Norte Indian Education Center
      Location: Crescent City, CA
      Website: www.ncidc.org/

      Under the supervision of the Northern California Indian Development
      Council’s Operations Director, the Del Norte Indian Education Center
      (DNIEC) Administrative Coordinator has primary
      responsibility for the administration of the DNIEC funded by the
      California State Department of Education. The Administrative Coordinator
      ensures that direct tutorial, cultural and personal
      development services are provided to the students and families served. The
      DNIEC serves approximately 100 students and families. The Administrative
      Coordinator will recruit and assist in the selection of program
      participants and oversee the implementation of the Goals and Objectives of
      the Center. Native American Hiring Preference Applies. Benefits (Life,
      Medical, Vision, Dental, Retirement)

      For an application, please email Andre Cramblit at: andrekar@....

      Position Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Director of Education, Peabody Essex Museum
      Contact: Marilyn Hoffman, Executive Search Consultant and Principal,
      Museum Search & Reference
      Phone: 603-432-7929
      Email: hoffmanmar@...
      Website: http://www.pem.org

      The PEM seeks a recognized Education leader to head a department with 13
      staff, 100 docents, and a $1.6 million budget. PEM is a leading-edge
      innovator in programs for schools, families, and visitors. Its
      constituencies include families from Asian-American, Latino, and other
      diverse communities, and many of its programs are national models.
      In 2003, PEM was transformed when it opened an acclaimed 180,000-sq.-ft.
      facility, designed by Moshe Safdie, and including a Chinese house. The
      Museum’s operating budget is $20 million, and the salary offered will be
      in the 75th percentile.

      Grant Opportunity Announcement
      Title: NIMH Research Education Grants (R25) National Institutes of Health
      Deadline: November 1, 2006- resubmission and renewal applications.
      Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-05-153.html
      The goal of the NIMH Research Education Program is to foster the
      development of mental health researchers via creative and innovative
      research educational programs. Through this funding opportunity, the NIMH
      encourages educational programs that will attract, train, and advance the
      career development of physician-scientists committed to research careers
      relevant to the mission of the NIMH. The NIMH also encourages educational
      programs that will help prepare researchers for interdisciplinary research
      careers that are relevant to the mission of the NIMH. These programs may
      be designed as institutional, regional or national programs. Award ceiling

      Scholarship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: Scholarships for Native American Students
      Contact: Mary Frost or Dean Chavers
      8200 Mountain Road
      NE, Suite 203
      Albuquerque, NM 87110
      Phone: (505) 262-2351
      Email: Nscholarsh@...
      Website: www.catchingthedream.org

      Catching the Dream offers 220 scholarships this year to Native college
      students in the U. S. Students must have outstanding academic records,
      test scores, and leadership abilities. They must submit an essay, three
      letters of recommendation, high school transcripts, and ACT or SAT test
      scores. They must also seek and apply for all other sources of funds,
      including private scholarships. Applicants should at a minimum find all
      other scholarships on www.fastweb.com.

      Fellowship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: 2007 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship
      Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 - Princeton University JSI
      Thursday, March 1, 2007 - UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University,
      University of Michigan & University of Maryland JSIs
      Phone: 202-496-0130 ext 206
      Email: ppia@...
      Website: http://www.ppiaprogram.org/app/

      The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare diverse
      students interested in serving the public good for graduate studies in
      public policy and/or international affairs and groom them for
      professional roles in public service. The Fellowship consists of
      successfully completing one of
      PPIA’s Junior Summer Institutes (JSI), opportunities for paid internships,
      a minimum of $5000 scholarship, and a network of 3000 Fellows/Alumni. The
      JSI curriculum is designed to improve students’ analytical and
      communication skills through three areas of study – economics, statistics,
      and policy analysis/writing. The Fellowship Program takes place during
      the summer, exact dates varies depending on the Junior Summer Institutes.
      Please see our website for details. Eligibility: Applicants must be
      interested in public service, demonstrate a strong sense of social
      responsibility and be an active participant in
      underserved/underrepresented communities. Must be a US citizen or
      permanent resident of the US and be a college junior when applying.
      Awards: Attend a summer program fully funded (includes room & board,
      books, & travel) plus stipend, and receive a minimum of $5000
      scholarship when enrolled in a graduate program focused on public service.

      Fellowship Opportunity Announcement

      Title: The Florida Georgia Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority
      Participation and the University of South Florida Bridge to Doctorate
      Fellowship 2006-2007
      Contact: Dr. Ashanti J. Pyrtle or Dr. Shekhar Bhansali
      Phone: 727-553-1301 or 813-974-3593
      Email: apyrtle@... or bhansali@...
      Website: www.msphds.usf.edu/BDFellowship

      The Florida Georgia Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation and
      the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the 2006-2008
      Bridge to Doctorate (FGLSAMP USF BD) fellowship program. This NSF
      sponsored program will foster new cross-disciplinary expertise and
      research endeavors in marine, environmental, biological, chemical,
      geological and biomedical sensor designs and applications.

      We will award 18 FGLSAMP USF BD Fellowships for the 2006-2007 academic
      year. Fellows will be selected from across science and engineering
      disciplines. Graduates and seniors from LSAMP institutions are eligible
      for the Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship.

      Benefits of the Bridge to the Doctorate Project Fellowship:

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