Scholarships – UNITY, Inc.

Bezos Scholars Program: Apply by January 31, 2020

Every year, 17 exceptional high school juniors and an educator from each school are selected as Bezos Scholars. Scholars are chosen from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Scholars return home and develop a community change project to make a positive difference in their communities. Once selected, Scholars join a global alumni network where they are offered opportunities to connect, collaborate, get inspired, and take action for the greater good. Read More

Tribal College Blanket Design Competition

The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills are challenging tribal college students to express their culture and identity through original designs for our next tribal college student blanket. Blanket sales will support College Fund scholarships. Textile design experience is not necessary to enter, and student winners will receive the following prizes: Grand Prize Winner – $2,000 cash, $5,000 scholarship, & 6 blankets; 2nd Place Winner – $500 cash & $2,500 scholarship; and 3rd Place Winner – $250 cash & $1,500 scholarship. Read More

Keep Warm this Winter

CYBER MONDAY
& #GIVINGTUESDAY

Keep warm this winter with an exclusive UNITY Pendleton blanket!

Donate $250 or more to UNITY on this Cyber Monday and #GivingTuesday, and UNITY will send you an exclusive UNITY Pendleton blanket as a special thank you for your support (with shipping fees waived!) 

Less than 35 left, and when they are gone, they’re gone!

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Dec 3rd is #GivingTuesday ! Help us reach our goal!

Help us provide scholarships for deserving Native youth to travel to our Nation’s Capitol

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American Indian College Fund Scholarship Notices

Visit the College Fund’s Student Resources pages for additional information about scholarships and follow the links included in the following descriptions for additional information about the featured scholarships.

Cobell Graduate Fellowship: $5,000 is available for research supporting a Native student’s graduate thesis or doctoral dissertation research. Learn more
about this funding and apply HERE!

Twelve $5,000 Scholarships: $5,000 undegrad, graduate, community college and military scholarships are available from SR Education Group four times a year. Next deadline is Sept 29th Read More

Only 50 Blankets Left!

Are you getting ready to honor anyone in your community? Perhaps an elder, veteran, tribal royalty, retiree or special guest? Please consider purchasing a UNITY Pendleton Blanket for your gifting needs. The blanket is recognized as a unique fundraiser to help develop and grow Native youth leaders. UNITY, Inc., which stands for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY), represents thousands of American Indian and Alaska Native youth involved in UNITY youth councils.

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The National Center and UNITY Announces Winners of Business Plan Competition for Youth

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development presented two students a $1,500 check during the National UNITY Conference in Orlando, Florida for winning the Business Plan Competition for Youth. The contest was held in partnership with UNITY. The competition required high school and college-aged participants to develop a business plan and pitch their idea to a panel of experts. We are pleased to announce that Joseph Davis from Gila River Indian Community and Rachel Arthur from Colville Confederated Tribes won the competition for their idea to create a coffee shop called Aesthetic Coffee Co.

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Take a Survey to Win Free 2020 National UNITY Conference Registrations

Dear 2019 National UNITY Conference Attendee,
Thank you so much for taking part in the 2019 National UNITY Conference. This year’s conference certainly will be one to remember.Would you like a chance to win three complimentary registrations for the 2020 National UNITY Conference in Washington, DC?

SURVEY LINK:
 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UNITYFL2019

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Quick links: IMPORTANT UNITY DEADLINES

June 28, 2019 the following are DUE to the UNITY Office:

  • Youth Council and Individual Member End of the Year Reports Note: One Youth Council will be selected for the UNITY Youth Council of the Year Award based on these reports
    To Be Considered in “Good Standing” with Voting Rights, this report Must be filled out by June 28th
  • Pay Membership Dues Here: Membership Renewal
    • Note: Only those who pay before this date will be able to vote and participate in the Business Meeting during the National Conference.  On-site Membership Payments will only allow members to vote during the 2020 MidYear Conference.

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