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Intertribal Agriculture Council: 2023 Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship 

IAC persists in supporting Native youth in pursuit of higher learning. The Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship assists those seeking education with a future goal of working in and improving Indian agriculture. We are excited to announce that our 2023 Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship is open for applications! 

The 2023 Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship will award twenty-four $2,000 scholarships nationwide. Awardees will receive $1,000 for Fall 2023 and $1,000 for Spring 2024.

Are you or do you know an eligible student? Application preferences are as follows:

·    Full-time undergraduate students, then part-time and/or graduate students

·    Students pursuing a degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Business, Agriculture Education, Agriculture Engineering, Animal Science, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Natural Resource Management, Range Management, Soil Science, Veterinary Medicine, or other related fields of food or agricultural study

·    Students must prove that they have a minimum GPA of 2.25

Complete application packages should include an essay submission, 1-2 reference letters, and a recent transcript. Students are also encouraged to provide a resume, cover letter, and a class schedule as relevantTo learn more about the application requirements, visit the Youth page.

We encourage you to apply today or share the application with an eligible student! Applications must be received by March 15th, 2023 at 11:59 PM (PST) for priority consideration.

Scholarships & Funding

  • American Indian College Fund
    • AICF invests in Native students and Tribal college education to transform lives and communities. The College Fund and its supporters uphold the promise and importance of educational success for Native people and all of our futures. (excerpt from
  • Cobell Scholarship
    • Cobell Scholarships offers are merit-based following a lengthy application and referral process. Cobell Scholarship awards are disbursed according to US Federal Student Aid standards and the policies of the individual colleges and universities. The Cobell Scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is: an enrolled member of a US Federally-recognized Tribe, enrolled in or plans to enroll in full-time study and is degree-seeking while attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution. (excerpt from


  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Directorate Fellows Program
    DFP is a Direct Hire Authority Program that includes an 11-week Fellowship project for current students at the rising senior undergraduate or graduate school level. Upon successful completion of the Fellowship program, along with degree, participants may be directly hired or appointed to full-time, permanent positions without competition.

    • For inquiries on the 2023 DFP, email
  • Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress (NYCALC)
    The mission of the Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress (NYCALC) is to develop future conservation leaders with the skills, knowledge, and tools to address environmental change and conservation challenges to better serve their schools and home communities.
  • National Conservation Leadership Institute
    The Institute is designed to be a meta-program into which graduates of various internal organizational leadership programs could pursue expanding their leadership capacity. But the Institute is by no measure only a training program; it is a unique comprehensive learning experience designed to challenge assumptions, teach skills, facilitate networking, and strengthen confidence, preparing extraordinary leadership for the future.
  • Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program
    Is to effect a systemic change in the hiring patterns of Indigenous Americans in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by increasing the number of individuals on a career path to leadership within STEM fields.


  • American Indian Science & Engineering Society
    The AISES mission is to increase substantially the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines.
    The SACNAS mission is to celebrate and cultivate diversity in STEM Education and Fields.
  • Center for Native American Youth
    The Center for Native American Youth is dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development and advocacy.
  • United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY)
    UNITY’s Mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native youth, and to help build a strong, unified, and self-reliant Native America through greater youth involvement.
  • Environmental Career
  • The Environmental Career Center provides employers and job seekers with comprehensive career, and staffing services in the environmental, sustainability, natural resources, energy, and green jobs sectors.
  • Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
    As a professional organization for environmental educators, the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) facilitates communication, cooperation, collaboration, and coordination among the varied environmental education programs in the state.

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Native American Fish and Wildlife Society would like to thank those organizations that provided us with support over the years. With them we grew an effective national communications network for the exchange of information and management techniques related to self-determined tribal fish and wildlife management.

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