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Offer Equity in The College Planning Process
Equity ensures that every student/client has an equal opportunity and success in college attendance. Cultural considerations must be included when supporting Native American students on their college planning journey.
College Access Partners and Independent College Counselors have an important role to ensure they are providing equitable services to support Native American students/clients towards college. These services must include utilizing culturally responsive tools.
CollegeBound Journey empowers College Access Partners to offer equity in the college planning journey for our Native American students.
The CollegeBound Journey Features Overview
Our college search aligns with the recommendations described within The American Indian College Fund’s Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education and Native American College Student Transition Theory.
The CollegeBound Journey – College Search filter includes:
Scholarships for Native American Students
Paying for college is can be a major barrier for our Native American students. The CollegeBound Journey Scholarship Database assists students to locate possible avenues of funding to support their education.
Scholarships included in the CollegeBound Journey database:
Pre-College & Summer Opportunities
Pre-college programs allow students to experience college in a safe space with other Native American students. This experience can aid students to visualize themselves attending college in the future. Summer programs can add cultural enrichment and network opportunities. The CollegeBound Journey Pre-College and Summer Program database contains a listing of Native American only pre-college and summer experiences.
CollegeBound Journey Pre-College & Summer Program Database includes: