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Resources for Current Students

Monthly American Indian Student Newsletter 

Scholarship Opportunities

AIHC staff will share scholarship opportunities as we learn about them. Please note this is not an exhaustive list of scholarships. Be sure to apply for scholarships through UNCP's BraveAssist portal, professional organizations, church groups, your tribe, and other national organizations. If you have a scholarship opportunity to share, please email Dr. Ashley McMillan at ashley.mcmillan@uncp.edu

American Indian College Fund - Full Circle Scholarship

Any Native American U.S. citizen that is a member or descendant of a state or federally recognized tribe with at least a 2.0 grade point average, and enrolled as a full-time student can apply for the scholarship. Applicants will need to provide proof of tribal enrollment or parent/grandparent's enrollment. Deadline is May 31, 2021. For more information, visit here

AISES Aristocrat/VGT Scholarship (2021-2022)

AISES is pleased to offer a scholarship program in partnership with Aristocrat/VGT for the 2021-2022 academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, and students in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.) are welcome and encouraged to apply.  Award amount is $2,500 for undergraduate students and $5,000 for graduate students. Application deadline is May 31, 2021. For more information, visit here

AISES Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program

The American Indian Science & Engineering Society's is partnering with Intel to award scholarships to students majoring in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Material Engineering or Science, Mechanical Engineering, Neuroscience or Physics. This scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. 

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Award Amount: Ranges from $5,000-10,000 per academic year 

Read more and access the application here

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship 

The A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships to American Indian students majoring in STEM related degrees such as Architecture, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Nursing, Engineering, or Natural Resources. 

Award amount: $1,000 for undergraduate students, $2,000 for graduate students 

Deadline: May 31, 2021

To learn more or apply, visit here

Additional Opportunities

Cultural Healing: A Native American Appreciation Event

The Arts Council of Scotland County would like to invite you to a free event on May 15, 2021. The event will feature food, vendors, cultural performances, music, and dance. The event will take place at the Rural Heritage Center (13043 X Way Rd, Laurinburg) from 10am-1pm. For more information, contact Alexis Strong at acs032@bravemail.uncp.edu

 

Project 3C Family STEM Day

K-12 American Indian students and their parents are invited to Project 3C's Family STEM Day on Saturday, May 22 from 10am-2pm. Students must live in the tribal service area of Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, and Scotland Counties. All who attend will receive free goodies from Campbell Soup and Lumbee Tribal farmers while supplies last. The event will take place at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center (Terry Sanford Drive, Maxton). 

 

Pottery Workshop

The Museum of the Southeast American Indian invites you to explore American Indian pottery traditions. Lumbee artist Reggie Brewer will demonstrate and create a traditional pot with stamped designs. Participants will learn about the museum’s collection of pottery vessels and their stamped patterns. There are two opportunities to join and create your own piece of history. Space is limited. The workshop will be recorded and shared on the Museum’s website and Facebook page. This workshop is free, and lunch will be provided. Please register for one of these FREE workshops by emailing alisha.locklear@uncp.edu or calling 910.521.6282. 18 years & older. Strict Covid protocols will be followed, and the workshop will be conducted outdoors. Workshops will be held on May 28 and May 29 from 10am-2pm at the Museum (Old Main, 1 University Drive Pembroke). 

Campus Resources

There are several resources available to UNCP students, below are a few are just of those few services. We encourage you to take advantage of everything the university has to offer you!

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Tutoring Services

Need help better understanding your course material? Sign up for FREE tutoring services. Each sessions lasts approximately one hour and is led by either a professional staff/faculty or a peer tutor. Tutoring can be offered in-person or virtually. Fore more information click here

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TRIO Support Services

The TRIO Program at UNCP provides additional support to first-generation colleges students, low-income students, and students with disabilities who are seeking their bachelor's degree. The programs aims to help students overcome class, social, and cultural barriers to higher education. For more information, visit TRIO's website

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University Writing Center

Would you like to strengthen your writing skills and build the foundations for successful academic and professional writing? The University Writing Center is here to help! Students can work with a tutor to brainstorm topic ideas, draft, revise, and edit written assignments. Please note that all services for the 2020-2021 are virtual. Learn more about the University Writing Center here

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Accessibility Resource Center

The office of Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) provides, arranges, and coordinates accommodations for students in courses, programs, services, activities, and facilities. Accommodations include services such as note takers, textbooks on tape, schedule modification, and alternative testing. To learn more, read about ARC here

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CARE Resource Center

The UNCP CARE Resource Center includes an on-campus food pantry and professional clothing closet open to students, faculty, staff, and community members. Students are welcome to visit the pantry twice per month. The pantry is located in Wellons Halls, Suite C. For hours of operation and more details, click here

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Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS offers clinical mental health services, prevention education programs, and advocacy services to support the well-being and academic success of UNCP students. Please note that there are no cost or limits on sessions. To learn more, visit here