2017 Spring Scholarship Awards Night

Feb 27, 2017

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosted its Spring 2017 Scholarship Awards Night on Thursday, February 16, 2017. More than 130 scholarship recipients, family, donors, and invited guests attended a dinner catered by Bon Appetit to recognize 260 scholarship recipients—totaling 534 awards—representing 32 contributing donor organizations totaling $519,906 in awards.

IAIA would like to thank the donors, administration, faculty, and staff for making the Spring 2017 Scholarship Awards Night a success, and, congratulations to the Spring 2017 scholarship recipients!

“As Institute of American Indian Arts Student of the Year, I am closer to achieving my goals. The American Indian College Fund has helped me learn the value of diversity through our community at IAIA. Being Student of the Year has been one of the most meaningful experiences in my commitment to college and I look forward to continuing my education with future success.”

Manual James Ramirez (Otoe-Missouria)

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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