ERIC Number: ED206443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr-22
Reference Count: N/A
Navajo Nation Scholarship Assistance Program: Plan of Operation.
Navajo Tribe, Window Rock, AZ. Div. of Education.
A resolution of the Advisory Committee of the Navajo Tribal Council describes how since 1972 the Navajo Nation through its Department of Higher Education has administered both the Navajo Trust Fund (graduate and post-graduate program) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Funds (undergraduate program). The tribal philosophy toward higher education; scholarship eligibility requirements; and responsibilities of applicants, scholarship recipients, parents, the Department of Higher Education, high schools, postsecondary institutions and the Education Committee of the Navajo Tribal Council are delineated. A letter from the Chairman of the Navajo Tribal Council, proclaiming the fields of engineering, medicine, law, and business as the priority training areas of the Navajo Nation; the formal agreement signed by scholarship recipients; and flow charts for first time applicants, continuing students, and postsecondary administrators are appended. Names and addresses of the Navajo Tribal Council Education Committee and telephone numbers of the Navajo Department of Higher Education are provided. (NEC)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Higher Education, Parent Financial Contribution, Parent Responsibility, Program Administration, Scholarship Funds, Scholarships, School Responsibility, Student Financial Aid, Student Responsibility, Tribes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Navajo Tribe, Window Rock, AZ. Div. of Education.