Helpful Links for Students
Financial Aid for Minority Students: https://www.onlinemba.com/resources/financial-aid-minority-students/
American Indian Business Leaders Organization: https://www.aibl.org/internship
Interested in Innovation and Entrepreneurship? Check out the Werth Institute! They specialize in helping students pursue their business or innovation ideas on their own path and their own time. Email Kathy Rocha (Kathy.Rocha@uconn.edu) to chat about the possibilities.
Check out the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP). LSAMP is particularly interested in helping Native student achieve their dreams of a degree in the STEM field. They offer tutoring, scholarships, academic support, and mentorship. Reach out to Michael Petro (Michael.Petro@uconn.edu) for more information!
The Center for Career Development has launched Career Affinity Communities, which aim to offer culturally specific information related to jobs, internships, professional organizations, and alumni success. Check out the Native and Indigenous Peoples page here.
For students interested in the medical field, you can visit this website for scholarship information specific to Native communities.
Resources Collected from Our Events
Mental Health Resources
Native Wellness Institute – https://www.nativewellness.com/ –– Instagram: @nativewellness
One Sky Center – http://www.oneskycenter.org/
Strong Hearts Native Helpline – https://www.strongheartshelpline.org/
Two Spirit LGBTQ+ Health – http://www.npaihb.org/2slgbtq/
Circles of Care – https://www.samhsa.gov/tribal-ttac/circles-care
CDC Mental Health and Coping during COVID – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
Mental Health and Coping during Coronavirus – https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/mental-health-and-coping/index.html