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Fellowship Program

Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170


American Indian Graduate Center


Fellowship Program


American Indian Graduate Center
3701 San Mateo Blvd., NE # 200
Albuquerque, NM 87110

phone: 505.881.4584        fax: 505.884.0427


The AIGC fellowship program provides fellowships to Native Americans and Alaska Native graduate students seeking graduate and professional degrees.  Graduate fellowships are available, for any field of study, at any nationally accredited institution of higher education.  The fellowship amount is typically between $1,000 and $5,000 per academic year (not including summer), and varies from year to year, depending on the availability of funds and unmet financial need.


To be considered for an AIGC fellowship, the applicant must be:  pursuing a post baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited institution the US; able to demonstrate financial need; an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native group, or provide documentation of descendency (possess one-fourth degree federally recognized Indian Blood).

General Information

All graduate fellowships require completion of the AIGC 2016-2017 Fellowship Application .  The AIGC online application system will be available December 2015 at


Vary based upon financial need.


June 1, 2016

Required Documentation

Complete Application with Fee; Essay as described on appplication; Tribal Eligibility Certificate directly from enrollment officer; Financial Need Form directly from Financial Aid;

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