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2009 American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program Application Dead

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  • Deb Krol
    2009 American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program Application Deadline is AUGUST 7, 2009 Each year, the National Center for American Indian
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 30, 2009
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      2009 American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program

      Application Deadline is AUGUST 7, 2009

      Each year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development awards scholarships to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business. Scholarships will be awarded at the 34th Annual Indian Progress in Business Event (INPRO 2009) which will take place September 16 - 18, 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

      Selected recipients must be available to attend the INPRO Awards Banquet on September 18, 2009. Selected recipients will be provided air and ground transportation to the event. Lodging will be reimbursed for the nights of September 17 and 18, 2009.
      Eight (8) American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarships will be awarded to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business who are currently in the junior, senior or master level of study. Eligible students must be enrolled for the entire 2009/2010 term.

      Application Package submittal deadline is August 7, 2009.
      Don't miss your opportunity - submit your package TODAY!

      SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

      * Must be a Business Major
      * Enrolled full time during entire school term.
      * Junior, Senior or Master level of study
      * Enrolled member of American Indian tribe or Alaskan Native.
      * If selected, candidate must be available to attend INPRO 2009 on September 18, 2009 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Expenses including lodging, ground transportation and airfare from within the 50 United States will be provided by NCAIED)
      * Important Note: if selected for an award and unable to attend, award will be forfeited.

      Please pass this information on to anyone who may qualify and wishes to apply.

      2008 American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Recipients
      scholarship recipients

      Student Recipients standing with NCAIED Leaders
      Left to Right: Shivon Marie White (Assiniboine/Sioux/Nez Perce) University of Montana; Michelle Yazzie (Navajo) New Mexico State University; Adam C. Parker (Navajo) Arizona State University; Margo Gray-Proctor (Osage) NCAIED Board of Directors; Ronald J. Solimon (Laguna Pueblo), NCAIED Board of Directors; Roxie G. June (Navajo) University of New Mexico; Kenora Rose Crowfeather (Hunkpapa Lakota) University of Kansas; Dawson Wayne Her Many Horses (Rosebud Sioux) Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth; Kevin Ollokot Keefe (Nez Perce) University of San Francisco
      34th Annual Indian Progress in Business Event (INPRO 2009)
      Celebrating Achievement at the Crossroads of Indian Country

      September 16 - 18, 2009
      Tulsa, Oklahoma

      The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and Raytheon proudly present The Indian Progress in Business Event (INPRO 2009), the premiere black tie event which spotlights the INPRO 2009 Awards and Scholarships Banquet, featuring the First American Leadership Awards.

      INPRO 2009 is a Native American Event brought to you by a Native American Organization!

      The INPRO 2009 Awards Banquet is the oldest and most prestigious Native American recognition event acknowledging accomplishments and contributions made by American Indians and those who support their economic and business development endeavors. One of the highlights of the awards banquet is the presentation of scholarship awards presented to top American Indian undergraduate or graduate students majoring in business who have demonstrated a commitment to giving back to the American Indian community. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds raised support the mission of the National Center (ncaied.org).

      Activities at INPRO 2009 will feature the Fall Classic Golf Tournament, Learning Sessions, Business Procurement Fair and Matchmaking where Indian Businesses can network with Corporations, Tribal Enterprises, and Government Agencies; Artisans Marketplace, Raffles, Networking Receptions, Native American 40 under 40 Recognition Reception and the Awards Banquet showcasing American Indian entertainment. Some of the current sponsors include Lockheed Martin, Macy's Inc., Nortel, Northrop Grumman, and Southern California Edison (listed alphabetically).

      Since 1969, The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) has helped form and expand more than 25,000 Indian-owned businesses, trained more than 10,000 members, generated $6.2 billion in sales contracts and financing to build these businesses and currently assist Indian businesses in generating $740 million per year in contracts and financing. NCAIED is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization celebrating it's 40th Anniversary.

      Visit us at http://www.ncaied.org to learn more about NCAIED!
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