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NIDDK Announces Travel Awards to AAIP’s 47th Annual Meeting and Health Conference

A limited number of travel awards (to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference) will be offered to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who may have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas, including diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, and digestive, liver, urologic, kidney and hematologic diseases.

The deadline to submit an application and all required documentation is Monday, July 2, 2018 and the application must be received by the AAIP office on this date. Late applications will not be considered. For any questions, or more information, please contact Gary Lankford at 405-946-7072 or e-mail [email protected]

AAIP Announces the 20th National Native American Youth Initiative Dates and Application

The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is accepting applications for the 19th National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI), which will be held on the George Washington University campus in Washington D.C., June 23 – July 1, 2018. American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, ages 16 – 18, who have an interest in the health field and/or biomedical research are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, visit the Association of American Indian Physicians website,

2018 SAIGE Youth Program Press Release

SAIGE Announces Youth Program at 15th Annual National Training Program

The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) is a national Non-profit organization that advocates for American Indian and Alaska Native Government employees in the federal, tribal, state and local sectors. SAIGE will host its 15th Annual National Training Program, “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience” June 11-14th, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It will be held at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, a beautiful facility owned and operated by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.

As part of the Training Program, SAIGE will also host the annual Native Student Youth Program. This program is designed to provide Native American students an opportunity to learn about careers within the federal government, to experience leadership training, to participate in professional and personal development workshops, and to network with Native American professionals…

For additional information and to learn how to apply for a limited number of Native youth scholarships, visit the SAIGE website HERE.

Bank of America Student Leaders 2018 Program

Student Leaders recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better.

As a Student Leader, you will:

  • Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks
  • Attend the week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
  • Develop leadership and career skills
  • Connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country
Juniors and Seniors: Apply from October 30, 2017, to February 2, 2018

Learn more and apply on the Bank of America Student Leaders website.

Healthy Native Youth Webinar

This webinar will explore trends in health information-seeking by AI/AN teens and young adults, and will introduce viewers to HealthyNativeYouth.org, a one-stop-shop for health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for Native youth. Guest speakers will share tips for navigating the Healthy Native Youth website, highlight a few of the health curricula available on the site, and will encourage viewers to engage youth in their own health and wellbeing.
WHEN: Thursday, November 16th from 10-11am PST

Free Spirit of the Sun Training for Future Native Youth Entrepreneurs

FREE registration, lunch, and training materials for future Native Youth Entrepreneurs ages 13-25!

Denver, CO  |  Saturdays, September 16th, October 7th and 14th, 10AM-2PM

View the event flyer HERE for additional information about registration, locations, times, and other related details. Note: The flyer is a revised version, which was posted September 14. 2017.

FINAL Youth Council Hosts Meeting and Mind-Mapping Session

Phoenix, AZ – The Future Inspired Native American Leaders (FINAL) Youth Council held their first official meeting after inducting their newly elected officers. The meeting took place at the Phoenix Indian Center on August 24, 2017.  Read More

Announcing 2017 YES – Youth Entrepreneurship Summit

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September 5, 2017 | Tulalip Resort Casino | Tulalip, Washington

A one-of-a-kind event – the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) is an initiative of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. YES! is designed for Native high school and college-aged students interested in business and entrepreneurship to hone their skills and learn more about what it takes to become successful in business. YES! events primarily take place as part of the NCAIED’s Reservation Economic Summit events.

Participants learn from accomplished entrepreneurs about the strategies, skills, and best practices that have helped them reach their business dreams. YES! events also give attendees an overview of some of the fundamentals important to achieving success in the business world. YES! is interactive, as participants are encouraged to ask questions of the participating American Indian business people who have “walked the walk” in the world of business and can mentor the next generation of emerging business leaders.

For more information, view/download YES! Flyer HERE.


2017-2018 NAJA Scholarship Application

The Native American Journalists Association is committed to increasing the representation of Native journalists in mainstream media. NAJA supports and empowers members through annual scholarship opportunities for high school, college and graduate students. Each year, NAJA offers annual scholarships ranging from $500-$2,000 to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institutions.

Visit the Native American Journalist Association web site for additional information and an online application.