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Smithsonian Institution - Awards Program for Native American Students

Deadline: 02/01/2012 & 10/01/2012

The Smithsonian offers several awards to Native American students:

Native American Community Scholar Awards
Appointments in residence at the Smithsonian are awarded to Native Americans who are formally or informally related to a Native American community, to undertake projects on a Native American subject and utilize the Native American resources of the Institution.

Native American Visiting Student Awards
Appointments are available for currently enrolled advanced Native American graduate students who are formally or informally related to a Native American community. Visiting Students pursue independent research in association with Smithsonian staff. Stipends are $150 per day for up to 21 days and $550 per week for 3 to 10 weeks. A travel allowance and a small research allowance are also included.

Native American Internship Awards
Internships in residence at the Smithsonian are awarded to undergraduate and graduate Native American students who are formally or informally related to a Native American community, to participate in research or museum activities related to Native American studies for periods of 10 weeks. The appointments carry a stipend of $550 per week and a travel allowance may be provided.

Contact:
Pamela Hudson Veenbaas, Program Manager
Office of Fellowships
Minority Awards Program
Smithsonian Institution
470 L'Enfant Plaza SW Suite 7102
MRC 902 PO Box 37012
Washington DC 20013-7012
Tel: (202) 633-7070
Fax: 202-786-2866
Email: siofg@si.edu

URL: http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/NAP/NAPapp.htm