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To provide a unified effort to promote change in Indian Agriculture for the benefit of Indian People.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council conducts a wide range of programs designed to further the goal of improving Indian Agriculture. The IAC promotes the Indian use of Indian resources and contracts with federal agencies to maximize resources for tribal members.

The Center for Native Youth Partners with Columbia University to Offer Summer Program Scholarship

February 13, 2017

The Center for Native American Youth will award one full-tuition and residential scholarship for a Native student to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students during summer 2017 in New York City. This scholarship is offered by CNAY in partnership with Columbia University’s Secondary School Programs.

The CNAY-Columbia scholarship covers the cost of housing, tuition, weekday meals, coursework materials and other required student services. The estimated value of the scholarship is over $10,000. *Students are financially responsible for their own travel to and from the program, as well as spending money for incidentals, souvenirs, and recreational activities. For more information and to apply, please visit:

All application materials are due to CNAY by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on March 3, 2017. CNAY will select the scholarship recipient the following week and connect with the student to clarify next steps.

For more information on the program, visit the Columbia Summer Program for High School Students’ website and FAQ page.

If you have questions or would like to request additional information, please contact Amber Richardson at or (202) 736-3577.


This information forwarded to you by the Intertribal Agriculture Council

The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) was founded in 1987 to pursue and promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. Land-based agricultural resources are vital to the economic and social welfare of many Native American and Alaskan Tribes. The IAC has over the last decade become recognized as the most respected voice within the Indian community and government circles on agricultural policies and programs in Indian country.

For more information, please visit or contact:

Donita A. Fischer
Public Relations Director

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