ERIC Number: ED200341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Education Assistance for American Indians & Alaska Natives.
California Univ., Berkeley. School of Public Health.
Intended to provide information about health careers and sources of financial support for a college education, the guide also lists information useful for securing financial aid for many other types of training and education. Nine sections provide specific information on health careers; information and scholarships on medical schools and other health professions; Master of Public Health (MPH) Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives; Bureau of Indian Affairs education assistance; tribal scholarships and loans; financial aid from schools; nation-wide scholarships and foundation support; state aid programs; and alternatives to scholarships. An example of the quantity of information included is the second section, which lists 29 organizations offering scholarships to American Indians and others interested in health professions; 14 organizations offering different types of loans; 29 medical schools with programs for Indian students; and the special service of the Medical Minority Applicant Registry, which circulates basic biographical information of minority applicants to any medical school in the United States at no cost. An appendix includes a sample letter requesting scholarship information; a sample resume; a worksheet for determining college costs; an application checklist; and some general words of advice. (EJ)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Graduate Medical Education, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Information Sources, Medical Education, Medical Schools, Scholarships, State Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tribes
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. School of Public Health.