UA/SIGP Links

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 
    Founded in 1934 by industrialist Alfred P. Sloan Jr., the Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution that supports high quality, impartial scientific research; fosters a robust, diverse scientific workforce; strengthens public understanding and engagement with science; and promotes the health of the institutions of scientific endeavor.
    Who was Alfred P. Sloan Jr.?
     
  • Meet UA/Sloan Scholars and Alumni! 

 Sloan Youtube Channel: Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership - YouTube
 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

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

Lydia Jennings: 
KGUN 9 TV local news -The University of Arizona’s only indigenous postdoc gives voice to Native American environmental science
 
Indigenous researcher integrates native knowledge in science (kgun9.com)  January 2022


Navajo Hydrologist Aims to Safeguard the Resources of her People by Nikki Tulley, PhD student in Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, December 2020. 
"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
     - Asian Pacific Community in Action 

    Internal Funding Resources & 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.  Application for this scholarship is also through Scholarship Universe (filter on "Alumni Association" as the organization and "American Indian Alumni Club" for department and is generally due in March.
     -  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/Resources
      _ Cobell Scholarship
      - American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)
      - American Indian Scholarship Fund (AISF) - Full Circle Scholarship Fund
      - NSF Pathways to Science
 
      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 19 May 2022