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The AIISP helps current students apply for prestigious academic opportunities like the McNair Scholars Program to prepare under-represented students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. Additionally we help by:

  • Provide tools for academic success such as: sponsoring tutors to improve students understanding of  material, provides financial support for Take-Note so students can focus attention on the  lecture(s);
  • Help students find and apply for internal / external internships, fellowships and other career-related opportunities that give students a competitive advantage for a future in the new economy;
  • Organizes events to give students access to the world’s cutting edge Native scholars, community –based experts and cultural bearers;
  • Facilitates students’ quiet study time and student interactions through our student lounge and computer stations in the AIISP headquarters and at Akwe:kon.