Seeking American Indian Students Majoring or Seeking Licensure in Education

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Anpetu Waste’/Good day,

In an effort to increase the number of American Indian teachers in the state of Minnesota, Augsburg College has been the recipient a grant (Minnesota Indian Teacher Training Partnership Grant) from the state to assist in the costs of a college education for American Indian Students majoring in (PreK, Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education). This grant allows Augsburg College to award financial assistance to American Indian students in the education program who will become licensed teachers (in both the undergraduate and graduate programs).

We are currently seeking students who meet the eligibility criteria’s: (1) documentation of 1/4 or more American Indian Blood Quantum and/or Enrollment in Federally recognized tribe; (2) enrollment/acceptance into our Augsburg College Education Department/Courses; and (3) have financial need per our financial aid office/policies.

If you should meet the criteria’s or have questions about your eligibility, please contact Jennifer Simon at or 612-330-1144. There are funds available now so please contact me ASAP!
Pilamiya ye’,