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Monday, July 31 — Saturday, August 5

The Native Education Forum is a six day summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors. Students will gain university classroom experience, earn one academic credit, research issues critical to Native American/Indigenous communities, and get valuable assistance from professionals in the university application process. While on campus, students will have the chance to interact with university faculty, staff and currently enrolled students as they discuss and evaluate important issues that affect indigenous communities.

Program Highlights

  • Explore Native American/Indigenous issues
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Work with CSU faculty, staff and students
  • Live and work for five days on a university campus
  • Strengthen your college/university application
  • Improve your academic research skills
  • Earn one college credit

Partnership Award Eligibility

Students who participate in the 2017 Native Education Forum and are admitted as freshmen to Colorado State University with a high school cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher, and meet specific course requirements may be eligible to receive the Partnership Award. Funds for this award are disbursed over four years of continuous enrollment at Colorado State University. Please contact Leslee Lovato at Leslee.Lovato@colostate.edu for more information.

Applications for the Native Education Forum are no longer available. If you have questions please contact Leslee Lovato at Leslee.Lovato@colostate.edu.

EVENT DETAILS


  • ON THE COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
  • STUDENTS WILL BE HOUSED IN CSU RESIDENCE HALLS
  • THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND.
  • NONRESIDENT STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSPORTATION COSTS

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS


  • COMPLETED APPLICATION
  • OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT
  • LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

WHO SHOULD APPLY?


  • STUDENTS FINISHING THEIR SOPHOMORE OF JUNIOR YEARS IN HIGH SCHOOL (CLASS OF 2018 OR 2019)
  • WITH A CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 2.8 OR HIGHER
  • INTERESTED IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS ISSUES, AND A LEADER IN SCHOOL, FAMILY OR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES.