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AISES Offers Student Travel Scholarships to Leadership Summit

With Xerox Foundation funding, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) will provide support to 10 students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Students must be a full-time undergraduate student (or high school senior headed to higher education) at an accredited four-year college/university or a full-time student at a two-year college enrolled in a program leading to an academic degree.

The selected scholars will receive travel scholarships to attend the 2014 Leadership Summit, being held March 20-22, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa at Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, where they will be connected to others within the AISES student and professional leadership and gain leadership and personal development skill-building. For more information about the Leadership Summit, please go to: http://www.aises.org/news/events/2014-leadership-summit

Eligibility: Eligible students must be pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Students must be enrolled as full-time students in their field of study during the Spring 2014 semester.

Applicants MUST meet all of the following criteria:

1. Must have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative grade-point average (GPA). Latest Official Transcripts (issued by your school registrar's office) will be required.

2. Must be a full-time (12 credit hours or more) student at a two-year or four-year college or university, enrolled in a program leading to an academic degree (not a certificate) in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field.

3. Must be a member of an American Indian tribe or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed; Official Documentation identifying the student as such must be provided.

4. Must be a member of AISES to apply. To obtain an AISES membership go to http://www.aises.org/membership

Applications can be found here:

http://www.aises.org/news/events/2014-leadership-summit

For more information about this project or for details on how to apply for this project, please contact Tina M. Farrenkopf, Director of Programs, at 720-552-6123 or email her at tfarrenkopf@aises.org, no later than March 10, 2014.

 

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