ERIC Number: ED471930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Catching the Dream Annual Report, 2002.
Chavers, Dean, Ed.
Native Scholar, Fall 2002
In 2002, Catching the Dream (CTD) provided college scholarships to 208 American Indian students as well as grants to improve education in schools that serve Native students. This annual report describes CTD's programs and activities in 2002. Contents include short descriptions of CTD's scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs; describe grants awarded to schools that have outstanding educators, reading programs, advanced math and science programs, and several types of school improvement projects; list tribal casinos that support CTD; and present tips on finding scholarships and writing the scholarship application essay. Instructions for applying to CTD are given. CTD graduates for 2002 are listed, and accomplishments of six graduates are described. Also listed are the 208 scholarship recipients for 2002, 152 foundations that provided support to CTD, the CTD board of directors, 123 corporations providing support, scholarship and college directories, 24 exemplary programs in Indian education, 11 exemplary Indian high schools, 16 books on getting ready for college, and 12 scholarship Web sites. Upcoming conferences, seminars, and Native youth events are described. A financial statement and an application form for exemplary program awards are included. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Annual Reports, College Graduates, College Preparation, Colleges, Demonstration Programs, Grants, High Schools, Higher Education, Paying for College, Scholarships
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Catching the Dream, Albuquerque, NM.
Note: Periodical published annually.