UA/SIGP Links

 Chad Auginash (Red Lake Band of Ojibwe), MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering   
 Lydia Jennings  (Pascua Yaqui), PhD, Soil, Water, and Environmental Science
 Tommy Jones (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma & Naknek Village Council), PhD, Natural Resources and American Indian Studies

 Advice for American Indian and Alaskan Native Graduate Students
 Challenges [& overcoming them] for American Indian and Alaskan Native Graduate Students  

"Field Guide to Optics" by Dr. Julius Yellowhair, Optical Sciences, 2007 Graduate. Published 8/12/2020.
 Water is Life Interview: The Water Solution to COVID-19 on Navajo Nation featuring Ronson Chee, Navajo, Ph.D., P.E. of Riley Engineering LLC, May 2020.
 Otakuye Conroy-Ben, Ph.D. - 2019 AISES Technical Excellence Awardee, October 2019.
 Next Hopi Scientist; featuring Carrie Joseph, Hopi, Ph.D., October 2019. 
 Lydia Jennings: 2018 American Indian Science and Engineering Society Rising Leadership Awardee.

     - Indian Health Service in Tucson
     - Arizona Health Care Cost Containment SystemArizona's Medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services.
     - Tucson Indian Center
     - Tucson Community Food Bank 
     - Tohono O'odham Farm Co-op
 

    Internal Funding Opportunities
     - The University of Arizona Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA)
            Native American Scholarship Funding   
    - Arizona Financial Aid Trust (AFAT) Scholarship for graduate students ($3,000) - apply through Scholarship Universe (filter search for AFAT).  Online programs are not eligible. Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any    questions: 520-621-1959 or visit https://financialaid.arizona.edu/contact
            OSFA Tribal Liaison: Ordell Joe, 621-1858 or ojoe@email.arizona.edu.  
     - American Indian Alumni's "TRIBAL NATIONS SCHOLARSHIP" is open to graduate students.  Deadline to apply is March 13, 2020 for 20-21 academic year.  Application for this scholarship is also through Scholarship Universe (filter on "Alumni Association" as the orgnaization and "American Indian Alumni Club" for department.
     -  Native American Student Affairs (NASA) has some scholarship funding for graduate students.  Visit their website and click on "scholarships" for more information.
     - Graduate College - The Graduate College has a variety of scholarships, visit: https://grad.arizona.edu/funding/opportunities
        Helen Roberti Scholarship Fund is a Scholarship for Native American graduate students.  Apply directly to the Graduate College as instructed.

     External Funding
      _ Cobell Scholarship
      - American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)
      - American Indian Scholarship Fund (AISF) - Full Circle Scholarship Fund
 
      National Societies with UArizona Chapters 
      - American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
      - Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
 

Last updated 26 Aug 2020