is now accepting applications for the
11th Annual Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative
which will be held in Washington D.C., June 21 - 29, 2008.
American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students, ages 16- 18, who have an interest in the health careers and/or biomedical research are encouraged to apply. The NNAYI scholarship pays for travel, lodging, and most meals during the program. NNAYI's curriculum is strategically designed to prepare students for admission to college and professional schools, as well as for careers in health and biomedical research.
To accompany the students, AAIP is accepting applications for counselors, age 21 and older, to serve as role models during the nine-day program. AI/AN college students and health professionals are encouraged to apply.
Feel free to share this information with other interested parties. Deadline for student application is April 18, 2008 and for counselor application is March 21, 2008.
Please visit the NNAYI website: www.aaip.org/programs/nnayi/nnayi.htm to obtain detail information and to access the on-line application.