Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
The LRP funds IHS clinicians to repay their eligible health profession educationa loans – up to $40,000 – in exchange for an initial two-year service commitment to practice in health facilities serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Indian Health Service (IHS) Preparatory Scholarship Program
Indian Health Service (IHS) Recruitment Program
The materials linked here offer successful strategies from other Indian health leaders to encourage communication and teamwork among staff, recognize and develop future facility leaders and empower their teams to carry out the IHS mission.
Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship Program
The IHS Scholarship Program provides qualified American Indian and Alaska Native health professionals students an opportunity to establish an educational foundation for each state of your pre-professional careers.
Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program
Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship Program
Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship program provides grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for the prupose of assisting such tribes and tribal organizations in educating American Indian/Alaska Natives to serve as health professionals in Indian Communities.
Native American Career and Technical Education Program
Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) provides roughly $14.1 million annually to federally-recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaskan Native entities, and eligibile Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) – funded schools to provide career and technical education programs for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.
Native American Congressional Internships
The Udall Foundation provides a ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the Federal government and issues affecting Indian Country.
Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance - Esther Martinez Immersion
The purpose of the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) program is to provide financial assistance to community-driven projects designed to preserve Native American languages through Native American language nests and Native American language survival schools.
Native Youth Community Project
Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)
This program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska - SEDS-AK
Increasing the ability of tribal and Alaska Native Village governments to exercies local control and decision-making, and to develop and enforce laws, regulations, codes, and policies that reflect and promote the interests of community members.
State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP)
The purposes of this program are to: (1) Promote increased collaboration between tribal education agencies (TEAs) and the State educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) that serve students from the affected tribes; and (2) build the capacity of TEAs to conduct certain administrative functions under certain Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) formula grant programs for eligible schools, as determined by the TEA, SEA, and LEA.
Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
- Creation of sustainable employment opportunities;
- Professional training and skill development that increases participants employability and earning potential;
- Creation and development of small businesses and entrepreneurial activities, and;
- A demonstrated strategy and commitment to keeping the jobs and revenues generated by project activities within the native communities being served.
Title VII Formula Program for Indian Children
This program is designed to address the unique education and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, including preschool children, so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state performance standars expected of all students. The program is the Department’s prinicpal vehicle for addressing the particular needs of Indian children.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Section 166 Indian and Native American Programs
To support employment and training services for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian individuals in order to develop more fully the academic, occupational, and literacy skills of such individuals; to make such individuals more competitive in the workforce; and to promote the economic and social development of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian communities in accordance with the goals and values of such communities.