- 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
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.
- The University of Arizona Graduate College Application Fee Waiver: UA/Sloan applicants are eligible for a Graduate College Application Fee Waiver. Please contact Donna Treloar, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
- UA Resources & Native community connections
- New & Current Students Campus Resources
- Technical Assistance with 24/7 IT Support
- Native American Student Affairs
- Asian Pacific Student Affairs
- Native Student Clubs - note, some clubs have moved to social media for primary communications, contact Donna if you need assistance or additional information - email@example.com.
American Indian Alumni Club, Native American Research & Training Center - Student Action Advisory Board (NARTC-SAAB), etc.
- American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI)
- Native Nations Institute
- Indige-FEWSS Fellowship - Indigenous Food, Energy, Water Security and Sovereignty
- Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy
- Arizona State Museum - American Indian Relations
- Native American Research & Training Center (NARTC)
- Women In Science and Engineering
Tucson Community Resources
- Indian Health Service in Tucson
- Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Arizona'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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.
_ 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)