Tribal Impact Days – Washington, DC – September 16-17, 2015
The National Congress of American Indians, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. For more information please visit http://www.ncai.org/
Excelencia in Education’s 2015 Accelerating Latino Student Success Workshop (ALASS)
Join Excelencia on Wednesday, September 23rd, in Washington, DC for a full interactive day with innovative professionals from across the country exchanging information on effective institutional strategies, powerful analysis, and first access to new resources for Latino students in post-secondary education. For additional information and to register please visit here.
NSPA 2015 National Conference
The National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) invites community colleges to its 2015 National Conference, October 12-14 in Charleston, SC. The conference theme Weaving Cultural Awareness into Scholarship Administration: Celebrating Differences and Fostering Communication will bring togetherprofessionals administering scholarships in colleges and universities, non-profits, foundations, and businesses. NSPA is offering a special pre-conference workshop entitled the Race Institute for Scholarship Providers. For more information please visit http://www.scholarshipproviders.org/.
13th Annual Males of Color Retention Conference
Will convene October 22-23, 2015 at the Detroit-Southfield Marriott Hotel located in Southfield, Michigan. This year’s theme is “The Completion Pipeline: A Comprehensive Blueprint for Increasing Graduation Rates for Blacks, Latinos and the Underprivileged in Education.” The featured presenters are Alexander Hines — the cultural and diversity director from Winona State University and Teresa Harper—a robotic and STEM specialist from Arkansas. Register early, the deadline is September 7, 2015. To register, please visit www.jveducational.org.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with significant financial need an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, the opportunity to reach their full potential. Nominations close on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. For information please visit https://scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/7123dfc6-da55-44b7-a900-0c08ba1ac35c.
APIASF Scholarships for Community College Students
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is offering scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander community college students. To review the requirements and deadlines, please visit, http://www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html. For more details on the scholarship programs and their respective deadlines, please email APIASF at firstname.lastname@example.org.