Spirit Game: Pride of A Nation ~ Film Screening ~ Open to the Public!

“Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation is the best documentary ever done on a Native sport and stands alone in placing a game within the broader context of the fight for Native rights.” – Joanelle Romero

When: Wednesday July 12 6:30pm-8:30pm

Where: Pitzer College, Benson Auditorium 

TRAILER!

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Packing List – 2017 Native Youth to College

Luggage Policy: Due to space limitations, all participants are allowed a maximum of two (2) pieces of luggage. This is a strict policy and the Native Youth to College Program will not be responsible for paying any luggage fees incurred by participants. A sleeping bag and bedding (Sheets, blankets, pillows, etc) are required.

Pitzer’s dormitory-style living quarters feature a bed, mattress, desk, chair, shelves, closet and set of drawers. At Wishtoyo, plan to layer clothing, as weather conditions tend to change from cool and damp in the mornings to bright, warm, and windy during the afternoons. On the trip to Wishtoyo, students will only be allowed to bring one (1) bag and a backpack.

All students will need to bring the following:
Very Important – Do Not Forget!
● Plastic Camping plate/cup/utensils – (dollar store has good options, it doesn’t have to be camping quality)
● A blanket or sleeping bag
● INHALERS if you have asthma/allergies!!!
● Necessary Medications

● Extra-long twin size sheets
● A pillow
● A towel
● Bathing suit
● Body soap/shampoo/conditioner
● Toothbrush/toothpaste
● Sunblock, personal, and feminine hygiene items
● Water Bottle
● Quarters for Laundry
● Hat
● Sunglasses & Regular Glasses and their cases
● Contact lenses and solution, case
● Closed toed Shoes (like Sneakers) – Required for WesternU!
● Flip Flops
● Day Pack or Backpack for supplies like notebooks, etc.
● Notebook, pens, pencils
● Regalia (Optional)
● Clothing appropriate for the program. This means no ripped clothing, nothing see-through, nothing with offensive writing or images, nothing too revealing or inappropriate (this means no mini skirts, too low tops, very baggy pants, etc.)

Looking for a Scholarship?

Looking for a Scholarship for College? The American Indian College Fund has $$ for you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens or Canadians eligible to attend college in the U.S. under provisions of the Jay Treaty
  • Enrolled in a certificate, associates, bachelors, or graduate program at an accredited tribal, public, or private (non-profit) college or university
  • Full-time enrollment (Full Circle applicants only).
  • Registered as an enrolled member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member; Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership. You can use this website to trace Indian ancestry.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher is required for most scholarships (TCU Scholarship Program may have exceptions; contact your financial aid office for more details)
  • Submission of a completed online application.

If you are going to a NON-Tribal School, apply for the Full Circle Scholarship.

If you are going to a TRIBAL College (TCU), apply for the TCU Scholarship AND the Full Circle Scholarship!

Full Circle Scholarship Deadline: May 31st!

TCU Scholarship Deadline: Depends on your TCU; call them.

If you want to apply and need help, let us know!
Here’s some tips too: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/…/application-tips/

Student Application – Updates

Hi!

I am happy to announce that the 2016 Student Application is now available in PDF form to download. It is available under the 2016 student applications tab or right here below.

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The application comes in two parts:

Part 1: You fill out the application, your essay, resume, transcript, etc. The recommendation form is included in Part 1.

Part 2: Once part 1 is successfully completed, you will receive Part 2 – the medical forms, the rules and regulations, etc.

Once both parts are turned in with all your materials, your application will be completed.

Note on the Online Applications: There is no save-for-later feature on the online application. Your work will be saved when you are actively working on. But once you close the browser, it will be gone. So tip: write all your answers on a word doc and then input all your information at once.

Thank you for your patience as we work things out!

2016 Recommendation Links Now Available

Good Morning Everyone!

It’s already February and just the other day it was January 1st, 2016!

Recommendation Links for both 2016 Mentor and Student Applications are now available.

Mentor Recommendation Link: http://forms.pitzer.edu/cec-mentor-recommendation-form/#gf_36

Student Recommendation Link: http://forms.pitzer.edu/cec-student-recommendation/

You can also find either of these by clicking on the 2016 Applications and then either the Student or Mentor Application tab in the Dropdown menu.

Please remember, you need 2 recommendations from someone who knows you and your work well – a teacher, a mentor, a boss, etc.

It’s never too early to ask for recommendations if you are applying for the program.