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UNITY announces Mel Pervais  Scholarship Winner

Blaine Burnette named scholarship winner.

UNITY is pleased to announce Blaine Burnette, White Mountain Apache, as the Mel Pervais Scholarship winner. Burnette, a $1000 Spring Scholarship Recipient, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics (Statistics) and Economics at Arizona State University. The scholarship is named in honor of Mel Pervais, Ojibwe, a special supporter and long-time friend of UNITY. Pervais, a retired entrepreneur and engineer, is a former UNITY Trustee.

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USDA 1994 Tribal Scholarships Available

The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program seeks to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related disciplines.  At the following link you can find more detailed information about the program and application process:

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UNITY Announces Mel Pervais Scholarship


UNITY is proud to announce a new scholarship program aimed at supporting entrepreneurial-minded undergraduate students named in honor of Mel Pervais, Ojibwe, a special supporter and long-time friend of UNITY. Pervais, a retired entrepreneur and engineer and is a former UNITY Trustee. The $1,000 scholarship will be available for the Spring 2021 semester. 

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Virtual Tribal College Fair & Resources

In an effort to support and promote tribal colleges during this time, the Student Success Services Department at the American Indian College Fund is hosting a virtual tribal college fair to give community members and high school students an opportunity to learn about the programs offered at tribal colleges.

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Tele-Native Youth: Back to School in COVID

Listen to learn how high school students, college students and faculty are navigating #covid19 thus far in academic year. For more resources for success like these, explore UNITY’s website under the Scholarship and Webinar tabs at

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Indigenizing Higher Education Webinar

“I have spent my life in academia. I’m home helping educate the generation” shares Dr. Twyla Baker. “The journey itself is multi-fold. I rarely say I walk in two worlds, I got their letters and their tools. I am a Mandan, Hidatsa woman wherever I go. I found myself being the only native female in a lot of spaces. I ended up having to build community as I was going along because I knew what it was like and what it felt like to be the only person in my calculus class. I didn’t want that for anybody else that was coming up behind me.” Learn more in this free online resource from CNAY below with UNITY 25 Under 25 Awardee Owen Oliver.

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Nominate a Deserving Advisor, Alumni or Youth for these 2020 UNITY Awards

Each year UNITY showcases the best in Indian Country through highlighting a few dedicated community members who embody the spirit of UNITY. Click here to find out more information on scholarships or Nominate a deserving Advisor and Alumni Today.

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$6,000 in cash prizes!
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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is partnering with UNITY to offer a business plan competition. The winners will be announced at the National UNITY Virtual Conference.

1st Place $3,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
2nd Place $2,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
3rd Place $1,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
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New Scholarships Available from American Indian College Fund

Full Circle Scholarship is OPEN!

The application is now open for the College Fund’s Full Circle Scholarship for Native students. CLICK HERE to learn more about this fantastic opportunity and apply! Share with your friends at

Visit the College Fund’s Student Resources pages to explore these and many more opportunities.

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