2016 Fall Scholarship Awards Night

Nov 2, 2016

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosted its Fall 2016 Scholarship Awards Night on September 15, 2016. More than 130 scholarship recipients, family, donors, and invited guests attended a dinner catered by Bon Appetit to recognize 535 scholarship recipients representing 32 contributing donor organizations totaling $541,738 in awards.

IAIA would like to thank the donors, administration, faculty, and staff for making the Fall 2016 Scholarship Awards Night a success, and, congratulations to the Fall 2016 scholarship recipients!

“The scholarships I received have helped me continue my education and support my goal of becoming a teacher. I am forever grateful for the generosity of the donors and hope they know that they truly change lives.”

Katharina Deiter (Cree/Ojibway)

IAIA Student

List of Donors

Thank You To Our Donors

List of Donors
1st Tribal Lending Scholarship
American Indian College Fund 25th Anniversary Veterans
American Indian College Fund Boys and Girls Club of America Tribal College
American Indian College Fund Native
American Indian College Fund Katharine Scallan Tribal College
American Indian College Fund Mabel Y.Hughes Charitable Trust
American Indian College Fund Non-Native
American Indian College Fund Pendleton Woolen Mills Tribal College
Allan Houser
Andrew Krusko, Sr., Memorial
Anheuser-Busch Tribal College Scholars Scholarship
Anonymous Foundation Scholarship Ahmanson
AT&T American Indian Scholarship
Coca-Cola Foundation First Generation Scholarship
General Tribal Scholarship
Gretchen and Nelson Grice
IAIA Board of Trustees
James and Ann Santini
Jerry Westheimer Native American Oklahoma
Johnson Foundation Entrepreneurship
Julie Talayumptewa Memorial Scholarship
Katherine Scallan
Kavka Scholarship
Kim Denise Willeto
Lannan Foundation for MFA in Creative Writing
Lannan Foundation Scholarship
Ludwig and Nancy Sternberger
N. Scott Momaday for Creative Writing
NBC Universal Scholarship
New Mexico State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sharp Fund
Sovereign Nations Endowed Scholarship
Truman Capote Fund
UPS Foundation Tribal College Scholarship
USA Funds Tribal College Scholarship
Vine Deloria Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Walmart Foundation Tribal College Scholarship
Walt Disney Company Scholarship

Photographic Views from the Event

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