William Wilson III - AICF & scholarships
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E would like Toa talk about the American Indian College Fund and their scholarship opportunities. Some tribes may not be federally recognized yet or have system in place for higher education, and the American Indian College Fund is great. They're initiative with indigenous scholars like myself. They've given me the opportunity toe pay for my education to pay for my housing. My, you know, currently being online, paying for my utilities like Internet My my electricity, different things as a student that you need to become successful highly encourage anyone that's native or has needed descent apply for this scholarship funding with the American Indian College Fund, there's, ah, simple application. If you go toe travel, college or university, they have their online portal through the school. It's it's really good toe have AH sense of financial stability and security about having that financial security is has been a blessing. Um, I highly encourage anyone, anyone and everyone to apply for this funding some of the materials they become less strict or rigid before they required official transcripts on some of the scholarship applications. Any billing statements or our account statements with your college or institution on. It's really wonderful to have that have their correspondents and being thankful to to include you know, they're they're thank you letter if asked for one. Um, there may be your transportation costs, different things if you have dependence or Children paying for them as well, being sure to include them in your process. The financial aid process Myself, I received the power grant and just staying adamant and staying on it is really, you know, my motivator. So the academic experience is improved with having that sense of financial security, because if you're not living in the dormitory or if you're living on your own, especially having food having those kinds of things, you know resource is besides accruing a large debt or a bill that you have to pay back in the future, it provides great resource is with your academic experience, So I highly encourage you to apply.