The largest Native-serving direct scholarship provider in the United States announces its 50th Anniversary Fundraising Gala
Celebrating five decades of impacting Native higher education and Tribal self-determination
Albuquerque, New Mexico – Native Forward Scholars Fund, previously known as American Indian Graduate Center, is proud to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Gala. Originally scheduled for 2019 but delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Native Forward is proud to host its 50th Anniversary Gala: Honoring Our Legacy on February 22, 2023, at 7 p.m., at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
The nationally based nonprofit and the largest direct scholarship provider to Native students in the U.S. has been funding Native students’ educational journeys for five decades. Celebrating over 50 years, Native Forward will be Honoring Our Legacy by recognizing its founders, special Hall of Fame inductees, and those making an impact for, and in, Indian Country. Founded on the core tenet of representation of Native people within all sectors of society, Native Forward will continue to empower Native people and communities through higher education resources and advocacy.