Educational Resources

External Announcements & Opportunities

South Dakota State University – FAST Fellow Program

The South Dakota State University Future Agriculture & Science Taskforce (FAST) Fellowship Program provides American Indian students with research and educational experiences. Students receive a $6,000 stipend for the 10-week fellowship. Apply at https://www.sdstate.edu/biology-and-microbiology/fast-reeu-application?fbclid=IwAR0QxLAal5cEzz-vu9hv1FXgnlO6jOTWxeLrAmHMixlm9u8-k35X19RpPv4.

Intertribal Agricultural Council – Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship

The Intertribal Agricultural Council is accepting applications for the Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship. Two college students will be selected per region to receive $2,000 scholarships.

Applications are due Jan 31, 2022.

Colorado State University – Online Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Graduate Program

Colorado State University has launch an online fish, wildlife, and conservation biology graduate program. The program includes courses like Ecotoxicology, Conservation Genetics of Wild Populations, and Wildlife Conservation Communications. Registration for the spring semester ends January 23, 2022.

Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership

The Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science & Forestry is recruiting students for graduate study in diverse environmental sciences from ecology, sustainability, conservation biology to restoration and environmental engineering. As a member of the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership, the program provides funding for full tuition and stipends for Native American students pursuing MS and PhD degrees.

Applications due by January 15th for Fall 2022.

USFWS Directorate Fellowship Program (DFP)

Follow link: MANO Project – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP)

Applications due January 7th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

US Forest Service Native American Research Assistantship

The U.S. Forest Service, through a partnership with The Wildlife Society, is offering three  research assistantships for Native American undergraduate or graduate students as part of the Native American Research Assistantship Program for Summer 2022.

Applications due by January 17, 2022.

Americorps – California Condor Monitoring Technician (Yurok Condor Restoration Program)

The Northern California Condor Restoration Program (NCCRP) is a collaborative conservation entity between partners Yurok Condor Restoration Program (YCRP), a program within the Yurok Tribe Wildlife Department, and Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP; National Park Service). NCCRP is committed to restoring California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) to northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

Two different appointment lengths are currently available:
• 6-month appointment from early February to early August 2022
• 9-month appointment from early February to early November 2022

Applications due by See Announcement.

Educational Related Links

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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