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MAI Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

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Fall 2003 Minority Academic Institutions (MAI) Undergraduate Student Fellowships

Sorting Codes: See sorting codes list

Opening Date: August 12, 2002
Closing Date: November 18, 2002

Summary of Program Requirements
Description of MAI Undergraduate Fellowship Program
Eligibility
The MAI Fellowship Package
Sorting Codes
Mandatory Format for Pre-applications
Where and When to Submit
Sample Pre-application
Student’s Check-Off List

View current fellowship research (http://www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/abstracts/)


SUMMARY OF PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL INFORMATION

Program Title: Fall 2003 EPA Minority Academic Institutions (MAI) Undergraduate Fellowships

Synopsis of Program
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering Minority Academic Institutions Undergraduate Fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study. The deadline for receipt of pre-applications is November 18, 2002. Subject to availability of funding, the Agency plans to award approximately 20 new fellowships by July 22, 2003. Undergraduate level students may receive support for their final two years of undergraduate study and a Summer Internship at an EPA facility between their junior and senior years. The fellowship program provides up $17,000 per year of support. This amount covers a $4,500 9-month stipend, $2,500 for authorized expenses, and up to $10,000 for tuition and fees.  The Summer Internship stipend provides $7,500 for support for the three month period.  This amount includes a 3-month stipend for $6000, $1000 for travel to and from the summer internship site, and $500 for travel while at the site if needed.

Contact Person:  Georgette Boddie
Phone: 202-564-6926 email: boddie.georgette@epa.gov

Applicable Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s): 66.607

Eligibility Information:
See full proposal for eligibility information

Award Information:
Anticipated Type of Award: Fellowship
Estimated Number of Awards: 20
Anticipated Funding Amount: $ 300,000
Potential Funding per Fellow, per year: $17,000

Deadline/Target Dates:
Letter of Intent Due Date(s): None
Pre-Application Proposal Due Date(s): November 18, 2002


DESCRIPTION OF THE MAI UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Minority Academic Institutions Undergraduate Fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study. The deadline for receipt of pre-applications is November 18, 2002.  Subject to availability of funding, the Agency plans to award approximately 20 new fellowships by July 22, 2003.  Undergraduate level students may receive support for their final two years of undergraduate study and a Summer Internship at an EPA facility between their junior and senior years.  The fellowship program provides up $17,000 per year of support. This amount covers a $4,500 9-month stipend, $2,500 for authorized expenses, and up to $10,000 for tuition and fees.  The Summer Internship stipend provides $7,500 for support for the three month period.  This amount includes a 3-month stipend for $6000, $1000 for travel to and from the summer internship site, and $500 for travel while at the site if needed.

Introduction

The EPA invites pre-applications for undergraduate MAI fellowships in academic disciplines relating to environmental research including environmental science, physical science, biological science, chemistry, environmental health, computer science, social sciences, environmental decision making, mathematics, and engineering. A pre-application provides the information needed for the merit review.  Following the merit review, top ranked applicants will be required to submit a brief formal application.

These fellowships are intended to help defray costs associated with environmentally oriented study leading to a bachelor’s degree. Instructions for completing and submitting pre-applications are found in the sections that follow. Instructions must be followed exactly or the submission will not be reviewed.

Purpose of the Program

This program was initiated in 1982 as a means to strengthen the capacity of Minority Academic Institutions to provide quality education to undergraduate students by encouraging their professional training toward advanced degrees in environmentally related fields. This goal is consistent with the mission of EPA, which is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which life depends.  This program will benefit both the public and private sectors which will need a steady stream of well-trained environmental specialists if our society is to meet the environmental challenges of the future.

Eligibility

Applicants must be citizens of the United States or its territories or possessions, or be lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence. Resident aliens must include their green card number in their pre-application.  EPA may choose to verify this number with the Immigration and Naturalization Service.


Students must attend a fully accredited four-year U.S. Minority Academic Institution.

Minority Academic Institutions are defined as Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges (TCs), Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions (NHSIs), and Alaska Native Serving Institutions (ANSIs).  See listings at end of this announcement.

Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in an environmentally related field of specialization (see fields of specialization below).

Students must have two (2) years remaining from the start of the Fall semester (Fall 2003), before receiving a bachelor’s degree.  Students must have at least a “B” average overall.

Acceptance of this fellowship does not necessarily preclude acceptance of other scholarship, fellowship, traineeship, or grant aid. However, this fellowship may not be awarded to anyone who will simultaneously be receiving other federal assistance.  If the source of the other fellowship is not federal, you may accept both awards.

Tenure

The term of undergraduate fellowship is negotiated with the student and covers a period of nine months for each fellowship year. Students seeking a bachelor's degree may be supported for a maximum of two years.

Stipend and Allowances

The fellowship provides up to $17,000 per year of support. A maximum of $34,000 will be provided for bachelor’s degree fellows (two years). The $17,000 annual support covers stipend, tuition, and expenses as follows:

1. Stipends: For the 2003-2004 academic year these will be $4,500 for nine-month tenures or $500 monthly for a nine month period.   Stipends are paid directly to the Fellow. At its discretion, each fellowship institution may supplement a Fellow's stipend from institutional funds in accordance with the supplementation policy of the institution.

2. Tuition and Academic Fees: Up to $10,000 per year will be paid directly to the institution. For the purposes of this fellowship, health insurance is not considered to be an academic fee. Health insurance costs may, however, be paid from the expense budget.

3. Expense Allowance: Up to $2,500 will be provided to pay for items and activities for the direct benefit of the student's education, such as for health insurance, books, supplies, equipment, and travel to technical and scientific meetings. Specific instructions regarding the disbursement and management of the expense allowance will be provided during the award process.

4. Internship Allowance: The Summer Internship stipend provides $7,500 for support for the three month period.  This amount includes a 3-month stipend for $6000, $1000 for travel to and from the summer internship site, and $500 for travel while at the site.

Annual Fellowship Conference

If requested, Fellows are expected to attend a technical/scientific conference each year they are members of the MAI program.  This conference is expected to enhance the research efforts of the students. Resources to support this travel are to be taken from the expense allowance.

Special Requirement/Summer Internship

The fellow must agree in writing to participate (if requested) for up to 12 weeks at an EPA facility as a Summer Intern in the EPA MAI Summer Intern Program, after the first year of EPA-supported academic training.  Each Intern must complete a summer project that is designed to complement and enhance the training received under the fellowship program.  EPA will provide support for temporary relocation and provide a living stipend during the summer Internship.  Fellows will be contacted during their first year to arrange for this Internship.  The Summer Internship stipend provides $7,500 for support for the three month period.  This amount includes a 3-month stipend for $6000, $1000 for travel to and from the summer internship site, and $500 for travel while at the site if needed.

THE MAI UNDERGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION PACKAGE

The application package for a MAI Undergraduate Fellowship consists of three major parts: 1) the pre-application, 2) three letters of recommendation, and 3), a self-addressed, stamped postcard.  The pre-application provides the reviewers with information about you and your proposed research, the letters provide support for your pre-application, and the postcard allows us to keep you informed about the status of your application.  This section provides information you will need to complete each part of the application package.

Sorting Codes

You are also asked to select a single Sorting Code and Title for your application.  This Sorting Code and Title will be used to direct your application to the appropriate review panel.  It is important that you select the most appropriate Sorting Code and Title from the list shown below.  Select only one Sorting Code and Title.

F03-MAI-P1  Natural and Life Sciences
F03-MAI-P2  Environmental Science
F03-MAI-P3  Engineering
F03-MAI-P4  Social Sciences
F03-MAI-Q1  Physical Sciences
F03-MAI-Q2  Mathematics and Computer Science
F03-MAI-Q3  Economics
Mandatory Format for Pre-applications

The pre-application part of your package consists of ten (10) items.  The pre-application must be completed using a 12 point or equivalent typeface on 8-1/2 x 11-in paper with one-inch margins all around.  Page limitations for individual components of the pre-application are specified below.  Do not exceed these limits or the proposal will be ineligible.  Do not submit materials permanently bound or in ring binders.  You must submit the original and six (6) copies of all required materials.

ITEMS 1-8 COMBINED, MUST NOT EXCEED ONE PAGE  (PLEASE NUMBER ALL PAGES)

Item 1  PERSONAL DATA -- provide your full name (last name first), current address, permanent address, (complete address including zip code) and home and work telephone numbers.  If you can be reached by fax or e-mail, include that information as well. (Optional -- for statistical reporting purposes only, we ask you to include your gender and race, e.g., African-American, white, Hispanic, native American, Asian and Pacific Islander, etc.)

Item 2  CITIZENSHIP STATUS -- state whether you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. If you are a citizen, give the city of your birth.  If you are a resident alien, provide your green card number.  EPA may choose to verify this information.

Item 3  DEGREE SOUGHT -- state bachelor’s (e.g., B.S., B.A., etc.). Include the month and year the degree is expected to be awarded.

Item 4  STATE YOUR CURRENT LEVEL OF EDUCATION -- state what academic year you are in (e.g., entering sophomore) or how many credits you have toward your degree and how many total credits you need for your degree.

Item 5  SORTING CODE -- AND TITLE from list provided above.  You MUST select only one. Your pre-application will be reviewed by individuals from the field you select.  This code must also appear in the address for delivery of your pre-application, as specified below.

Item 6   AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST -- provide a brief description for your research area of interest, if you have not yet selected a specific topic.  (1 – 2 paragraphs).

Item 7  COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL AND DEPARTMENT -- provide the name and location of your current university, school, and department from which your degree will be obtained.

Item 8  NAME AND ADDRESS OF UNDERGRADUATE ADVISOR -- if you have an advisor, give his or her name, address, and telecommunications data, including phone, fax, and e-mail, if available. If you do not yet have an advisor, write "N/A".

ITEM 9 MUST NOT EXCEED ONE PAGE

Item 9  STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES – This item will be of paramount importance in evaluating your request for a fellowship.  Your answer, therefore, should be well thought out and expressed in a clear and detailed but concise manner.  The statement should be in the following format:

A. Introduction:  Include any background information you believe is pertinent and provides insight into why you have chosen the goals you are pursuing.

B. Explain your academic and career goals and how your proposed course of study or research will help you to achieve these goals. Include any background information you believe is relevant and that indicates why you have chosen the goals you are pursuing. You will be evaluated on your dedication to your studies and to an environmentally oriented career. This statement will also provide insight into your organizational, analytical, and written communication skills.

C. Previous Environmentally-Related Experience:  Describe how work/volunteer and academic experience gained relate to your career goals.

D. Conclusion Statement:  Explain what scientific or other benefits are expected from your goals.

ITEM 10 MUST NOT EXCEED ONE PAGE

Item 10 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE -- List the academic degrees you have received or expect to receive in the near future, the dates, and the institutions.  Include your current grade point average (GPA).  Also list relevant experience, including paid employment, internships, special studies, volunteer work, etc. Give dates and a short description of your duties in each position, listing most recent first. Give names and addresses of employers. List only relevant experience.

ITEM 11 MAY USE AS MANY PAGES AS NECESSARY

Item 11 TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION -- Provide, in tabular form, the following information taken from your transcripts: identify the institutions at which the credits were earned, dates, names and catalog numbers of courses taken, credit hours, grades received, and cumulative GPA for all courses taken at each degree level. If possible, course titles should not exceed the space available. Abbreviations are allowed.  If courses were audited or not completed, note this information.  If any institution you attended had a grading system different from the traditional "A, B, C..." system, explain the system in a succinct footnote to Item 10.  Do not leave anything out. Include data from your entire college career. DO NOT INCLUDE COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS. Top-ranked applicants will be required to submit official copies of transcripts for validation prior to the award of the fellowship.

Letters of Recommendation

Each application package MUST include three reference letters from individuals who have knowledge of your academic record. If you have a sponsor or advisor in the program, one of these letters should come from that individual.  EPA is bound by regulation to require three letters. If the pre-application does not include three letters, it will not be reviewed. The original and six (6) copies of each required letter must be contained in an individual envelope sealed by the writer and must be included in the pre-application package.  We will not accept reference letters sent separately.

Self-addressed and Stamped Postcard

Include a postcard in your package so that we can notify you that your pre-application was received.  If your postcard with the identifying application number is not returned within 30 days of the announcement deadline, you MUST call 1-800-490-9194 to verify that your package was received.  If you do not include the postcard, you will not be notified that we received your package.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All pre-applications must be submitted in the exact format described. All necessary information is provided in the instructions. To illustrate the instructions, a sample pre-application appears at the end of this announcement. Pre-applications must include the original and six copies of each letter of reference enclosed in three individually sealed envelopes, as described above.

EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

The  pre-applications and letters of recommendation will be reviewed by non-EPA experts from the appropriate field of study.  Students applying for fellowships must select a single Sorting Code and Title from the list provided.  Reviewers are recruited based on the specialty fields represented by the pre-applications.

Each student will be evaluated on his or her potential for success in an undergraduate study program, based on the information provided in the pre-application as described above under "Mandatory Format for Pre-Applications".  The reviewers will consider academic records, recommendations, and career goals and objectives.

Reviewers will recommend the best applicants.  Finalists will be selected for award of the fellowship based on the availability of funds, reviewers' evaluations, and program goals, such as distribution of awards across disciplines, institutions and geography, degree level being sought, and other possible indicators of program balance. Only finalists will be required to submit the following:

1. EPA Form 5770-2, "Fellowship Application;"
2. EPA Form 5700-49, "Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters;" and
3. Sealed official transcripts from all institutions (if so instructed by EPA).

The necessary forms are available on the NCER homepage (www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/).

WHERE AND WHEN TO SUBMIT

Pre-applications must be received at EPA no later than 4:00 p.m., EST, on
November 18, 2002.  Pre-applications may be submitted by regular mail, express mail, or uniformed courier services. If using regular mail, allow sufficient time for delivery since applications MUST be at EPA by 4:00 p.m. EST on November 18, 2002.

If sending by regular or priority U.S. mail, send the original AND SIX (6) COPIES of all required materials to:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Peer Review Division (8703R)
Sorting Code: F01-MAI-XX (replace with the appropriate sorting code; see list provided)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
NW Washington DC 20460

For express mail-delivered applications, the following address must be used:

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Peer Review Division (8703R)
Sorting Code: F02-MAI-XX (replace with the appropriate sorting code; see list provided)
Ronald Reagan Building
Room B-10105
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: (202) 564-6939 (for express mail applications)

Courier- or personally delivered applications must be brought to the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004. The courier must come to the EPA Visitor’s Lobby (see map), tell the security guard that he/she has a delivery for the EPA mail room. The courier will be required to sign a visitor’s log, and will be directed to the EPA mail room. The mail room is open 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. weekdays, exclusive of Federal holidays. If the applicant requires a receipt for the delivery, you will need to provide a form which the mail room personnel will sign.

NOTIFICATION AND AWARD DATES:  If you comply with the requirement to include a stamped, self-addressed postcard with your pre-application, you will be notified when we receive your package. Subject to the availability of funding, awards should be made by July 22, 2003 for the fall term.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  For additional information or assistance in preparing your pre-application, first consult the "Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)" on the NCER Home Page (http://www.epa.gov/ncer). EPA also maintains a toll-free telephone number which allows individuals to leave a recorded message or question. These will be answered through a return telephone call. To access this service, dial 1-800-490-9194.

SAMPLE PRE-APPLICATION

The pages that follow constitute a sample pre-application for undergraduate fellowships.  The purpose of this sample is to demonstrate format, not content.

Pre-application for MAI Undergraduate Fellowship


Page 1

1. Personal Data:

 Name:   Williams, Nigel Dupree
 Current Address: University Parkway, Hampton, VA 20023
  Permanent Address:  c/o Moses Williams, 27 Market St., Richmond, VA 22307
           Home Phone:  804-555-1234
 Work Phone:  804-555-1111
 Fax:   804-555-1010
            E-mail:  xxxxx@yyy.com
 Gender:  Male
 Race:   African-American

2. Citizenship Status: U.S. Citizen, born in Richmond, Virginia (Note: if this student were a permanent resident alien, he would indicate his green card number here.)

3. Degree Sought: Undergraduate degree (BS, BA, etc.), expected 6/04

4. State your current level of education: Continuing Undergraduate, entering sophomore year

5. Sorting Code and Title: F02-MAI-Q2-Mathematics

6.  Area of Research Interest: Provide a brief description for your research area of interest, if a specific topic has not yet been selected (1-2 paragraphs).

7.  College/University, School and Department: Hampton University,
 Department of Physics

8.  Name and Address of Undergraduate Advisor (Sponsor):
           G. K. Leonard, Chairman
           Department of Physics
           Hampton University, Hampton, VA 23000
           Office Phone:   804-555-1235 Fax: 804-555-4321
           E-mail:    xxxxxxx@hampton.edu
 


Page 2

9. Statement of Objectives: This is a written account of your academic and environmental career goals, in which you relate your past accomplishments and future plans, and describe how your proposed plan of study or research will tie these together. The quality of this section is a key criterion for review, so be as articulate and thorough as possible.
 


Page 3

10. Education and Experience:

8/00 to Present: Enrolled in BS  Program at Hampton University - Current GPA: 3.77
6/00 to 8/00:  Intern, Water Resources Division,  Department of Interior, Raleigh, North Carolina
   A. C. Oats 919-111-0001

6/99 to 8/99:  Clerk, Water Quality Monitoring, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Richmond, VA
   R. L. Cooper 804-123-4567
 


Page 4

11.  Transcript Information

Institution      Year   Course #   Title                   Credit Hrs       Grade

Hampton     2000 CHE-100  Gen. Chemistry 1 Lab   1  B
Hampton     2000 CHE-101  General Chemistry    4 A
Hampton     2000 ENG-100  Intro to Comp. Applications  3 A
Hampton     2000 GED-100  Freshman Orientation   1  A
Hampton     2001 MTH-101  College Algebra    3  A
Hampton     2001 PED-101   Fund Fitness Life    1 A
Hampton     2001 CHE-100  Gen. Chemistry II Lab   1  A
Hampton     2001 CHE-102  General Chemistry II   4  A
Hampton     2001 CHE-100  Quantitative Analysis   3  A
Hampton     2001 MTH-102 College Algebra/Trig   3  B
Hampton     2001 CHE-101 Quantitative Analysis Lab I  1  B
Hampton     2002 CHE-201 Organic Chemistry Lab I   2 B
Hampton     2002 CHE-202 Organic Chemistry I   3  A

GPA = 3.77
 


Minority Academic Institutions (MAI) Undergraduate Student Fellowships
Student's Check-Off List

From Page 1

1.  Personal Data

2.  Citizenship Status

3.  Degree Sought

4.  Level of Education

5.  Sorting Code and Title

6.  Area of Research Interest

7.  College/University, School or Department

8.  Name and Address of Undergraduate Advisor


From Page 2

9.  Statement of Objectives


From Page 3

10.  Education and Experience


From Page 4 (as many pages as needed)

11.  Transcript Information
Additional Requirements

Letters of Recommendation

Self-addressed and Stamped Postcard
 
 



APPENDIX

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

 Alabama A&M University
 Alabama State University, Montgomery
 Albany State University, Albany
 Alcorn State University
 Allen University, Columbia
 Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock
 Barber-Scotia College, Concord
 Benedict College, Columbia
 Bennett College, Greensboro
 Bethune Cookman College, Daytona Beach
 Bishop State Community College, Mobile
 Bluefield State College, Bluefield
 Bowie State University
 Central State University, Wilberforce
 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
 Claflin College, Orangeburg
 Clark Atlanta University
 Clinton Junior College, Rock Hill
 Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale
 Concordia College, Selma
 Coppin State College, Baltimore
 Delaware State University, Dover
 Denmark Technical College
 Dillard University, New Orleans
 Edward Waters College, Jacksonville
 Elizabeth City State University
 Fayetteville State University
 Fisk University, Nashville
 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee
 Florida Memorial College, Miami
 Fort Valley State University
 Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden
 Grambling State University
 Hampton University
 Harris-Stowe State College, St. Louis
 Hinds Community College, Raymond
 Howard University, Washington
 Huston-Tillotson College, Austin
 Interdenominational Theological Center
 J F Drake State Technical College, Huntsville
 Jackson State University
 Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins
 Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte
 Kentucky State University, Frankfort
 Knoxville College
 Lane College, Jackson  Langston University
 Lawson State Community College, Birmingham
 Le Moyne-Owen College, Memphis
 Lewis College of Business
 Lincoln University
 Lincoln University, Jefferson City
 Livingstone College, Salisbury
 Mary Holmes College, West Point
 Meharry Medical College
 Miles College, Fairfield
 Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena
 Morehouse College, Atlanta
 Morehouse School of Medicine
 Morgan State University, Baltimore
 Morris Brown College, Atlanta
 Morris College, Sumter
 Norfolk State Unviersity
 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical St. University
 North Carolina Central University, Durham
 Oakwood College, Huntsville
 Paine College, Augusta
 Paul Quinn College, Dallas
 Philander Smith College, Little Rock
 Prairie View A&M University
 Rust College, Holly Springs
 Saint Augustines College, Raleigh
 Saint Pauls College, Lawrenceville
 Saint Philips College
 Savannah State University
 Selma University, Selma
 Shaw University, Raleigh
 Shelton State Community College
 Shorter College
 South Carolina State University, Orangeburg
 Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge
 Southern University at New Orleans
 Southern University at Shreveport
 Southwestern Christian College, Terrell
 Spelman College, Atlanta
 Stillman College, Tuscaloosa
 Talladega College, Talladega
 Tennessee State University, Nashville
 Texas College, Tyler
 Texas Southern University, Houston
 Tougaloo College, Tougaloo
 Trenholm State Technical College, Montgomery
 Tuskegee University, Tuskegee
 University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff
 University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, Princess Anne
 University of the District of Columbia
 University of the Virgin Islands
 Virginia State University, Petersburg  Virginia Union University, Richmond
 Voorhees College, Denmark
 West Virginia State College, Institute
 Wilberforce University
 Wiley College, Marshall
 Winston-Salem State University
 Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)

 Adams State College
 Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
 Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria
 American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
 American University of Puerto Rico-Manati
 Antelope Valley College
 Arizona Western College, Yuma
 Bakersfield College, Bakersfield
 Barry University, Miami
 Bayamon Central University
 Boricua College, New York
 California State University, Bakersfield
 California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson
 California State University, Fresno
 California State University, Fullerton
 California State University, Los Angeles
 California State University, Northridge
 California State University, San Bernardino
 California State University-Monterey Bay
 Canada College
 Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus
 Central Arizona College, Coolidge
 Cerritos College, Norwalk
 Chaffey Community College, Rancho Cucamonga
 Citrus College, Glendale
 City College of Chicago-Harry S. Truman College
 City College of Chicago-Malcolm X College
 City College of Chicago-Richard J. Daley College
 City College of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
 Coastal Bend College, Beeville
 Cochise College, Douglas
 Colegio Universitario Del Este, Carolina
 Collage Technologica Del Municipio De Se Juan
 College of Aeronautics
 College of Santa Fe
 College of the Desert, Palm Desert
 College of the Sequoias, Visalia
 Community College of Denver
 Compton Community College
 CUNY Bronx Community College
 CUNY Hostos Community College, Bronx
 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice  CUNY La Guardia Community College, Long Island City
 CUNY Lehman College, Bronx
 CUNY New York City Technical College, Brooklyn
 CUNY-Borough of Manhattan Community College
 CUNY-City College
 Del Mar College, Corpus Christi
 Don Bosco Technical Institute, Rosemead
 Dona Ana Branch Community College
 East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park
 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, Portales
 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
 El Camino College
 El Paso Community College, El Paso
 Escuela De Artes Plasticas De Puerto Rico, San Juan
 Estrella Mountain Community College, Litchfield Park
 Florida International University, Miami
 Florida National College
 Fresno City College, Fresno
 Fullerton College, Fullerton
 Gavilan College, Gilroy
 Glendale Community College, Glendale
 Hartnell College, Salinas
 Heald Business College-Fresno
 Heald Business College-Salinas
 Heald Business College-Stockton
 Heritage College, Toppenish
 Houston Community College System, Houston
 Hudson County Community College, Jersey City
 Humacao County Community College
 Imperial Valley College
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Central Office
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, Rio Piedras
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German
 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla
 Laredo Community College
 Long Beach City College, Long Beach
 Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles
 Los Angeles Harbor College
 Los Angeles Mission College
 Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles
 Los Angeles Valley College
 Luna Vocational Technical Institute, Las Vegas
 MacCormac College
 Merced College, Merced
 Mercy College-Main Campus, Dobbs Ferry
 Mesa Technical College, Tucumcari  Miami-Dade Community College, District Administration
 Miami-Dade Community College, Homestead
 Miami-Dade Community College, InterAmerican
 Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall
 Miami-Dade Community College, Medical Center
 Miami-Dade Community College, Miami
 Miami-Dade Community College, North Campus
 Miami-Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus
 Midland College
 Modesto Junior College
 Morton College, Cicero
 Mount Saint Mary's College
 Mountain View College, Dallas
 Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut
 New Jersey City University, Jersey City
 New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas
 New Mexico Junior College, Hobbs
 New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
 New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
 New Mexico State University-Grants Campus
 New Mexico State University-Main Campus, Las Cruces
 Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago
 Northern New Mexico Community College, Espanola
 Northwest Vista College
 Occidental College
 Odessa College
 Otero Junior College, La Junta
 Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio, San Antonio
 Oxnard College, Oxnard
 Palo Alto College, San Antonio
 Palo Verde College, Blythe
 Pasadena City College, Pasadena
 Passaic County Community College, Paterson
 Phoenix College, Phoenix
 Pima Community College, Desert Vista Campus
 Pima Community College, Tucson
 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Guayama
 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
 Porterville College
 Pueblo Community College
 Rancho Santiago Community College District
 Reedley College, Reedley
 Rio Hondo College, Whittier
 Riverside Community College
 Saint Edwards University, Austin
 Saint Peters College, Jersey City
 Saint Philips College
 San Antonio College
 San Bernardino Community College District
 San Bernardino Valley College
 San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus  San Jacinto College-Central Campus
 San Jacinto College-North Campus, Houston
 Santa Fe Community College
 Santa Monica College
 Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez
 South Mountain Community College, Phoenix
 South Plains College, Levelland
 South Texas Community College, Mcallen
 Southwest Texas Junior College, Uvalde
 Southwestern College, Chula Vista
 St. Marys University, San Antonio
 Sul Ross State University, Alpine
 Texas A&M International University, Laredo
 Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
 Texas A&M University, Kingsville
 Texas Southmost College, Brownsville
 Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
 The National Hispanic University, San Jose
 The Technological College of the Municipality of San Juan
 The University of Texas at Brownsville
 The University of Texas at El Paso
 The University of Texas at San Antonio
 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odes
 The University of Texas-Health Science Center, San Antonio
 The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg
 Trinidad State Junior College
 Trinity International University, Miami
 United States International University
 Universidad Adventista De Las Antillas, Mayaguez
 Universidad Central Del Caribe, Bayamon
 Universidad Del Turabo, Gurabo
 Universidad Metropolitana, Rio Piedras
 Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico, Hato Rey
 Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico, Hato Rey
 Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico, San Juan
 University of Houston-Downtown
 University of La Verne
 University of Miami, Coral Gables
 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
 University of New Mexico-Main Campus, Albuquerque
 University of New Mexico-Taos Education Center
 University of New Mexico-Valencia County Branch, Los Lunas
 University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla Regional College
 University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Campus
 University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon Technical University
 University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Regional College
 University of Puerto Rico-Cayey Unviersity College
 University of Puerto Rico-Central Administration
 University of Puerto Rico-Humacao University Coll.
 University of Puerto Rico-La Montana Regional College
 University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
 University of Puerto Rico-Medical Science Campus  University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Technical College
 University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus
 University of Sacred Heart, Santurce
 University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo
 University of St. Thomas, Houston
 University of Texas at El Paso
 University of Texas-Pan American
 University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio
 Valencia Community College, Osceola Campus
 Ventura College
 Victoria College
 West Hills Community College, Coalinga
 Western New Mexico University, Silver City
 Whittier College
 Woodbury University, Burbank

Tribal Colleges (TCs)

 Bay Mills Community College
 Blackfeet Community College
 Cankdeska Cikana Community College
 College of the Menominee Nation
 Crownpoint Institute of Technology
 Dine College
 D-Q University
 Dull Knife Memorial College
 Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College
 Fort Belknap College
 Fort Berthold Community College
 Fort Peck Community College
 Haskell Indian Nations University
 Institute of American Indian Arts
 Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
 Leech Lake Tribal College
 Little Big Horn College
 Little Priest Tribal College
 Nebraska Indian Community College
 Northwest Indian College
 Oglala Lakota College
 Red Crow Community College
 Salish Kootenai College
 Si Tanka College, Eagle Butte
 Sinte Gleska University
 Sisseton-Wahpeton Community College
 Sitting Bull College
 Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute
 Stone Child College
 Turtle Mountain Community College
 United Tribes Technical College
 White Earth Tribal and Community College

 Tribal Colleges (TCs)
 with Articulation
 Agreements with Major
 Universities and other
 Tribal Colleges

 Blackfeet Community College

 Montana State University
 University of Montana

 Cankdeska Cikana Community College

 Minot State University
 North Dakota State University
 University of North Dakota
 Any other institution in the North Dakota system

 College of Menominee Nation

 University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley
 University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
 University of Wisconsin, Madison
 University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

 D-Q University

 California State University
 University of California (all campuses)
 Any other instituion in the California system

 Dull Knife Memorial College

 Black Hill State University
 Montana State University, Billings
 Montana State University, Bozeman
 Montana State University, Northern
 University of Montana, Missoula

 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

 College of St. Scholastica
 University of Minnesota, Duluth
 University of Wisconsin, Superior

 Fort Belknap College

 Montana State University, Billings
 Montana State University, Bozeman
 Montana State University, Great Falls
 Montana State University, Northern

 Fort Berthold Community College

 North Dakota University
 Fort Peck Community College
 Montana State University, Billings
 Montana State University, Bozeman
 Montana State University, Northern
 Rocky Mountain College
 University of Montana, Missoula

 Haskell Indian Nations University

 Kansas State University, Manhattan
 Montana State University, Bozeman
 New Mexico State, Las Cruces
 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
 University of Kansas, Lawrence
 University of Missouri, Columbia

 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

 University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
 University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
 University of Wisconsin, River Falls
 University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
 University of Wisconsin, Superior

 Leech Lake Tribal College

 Sinte Gleska University
 Northwest Indian College
 Evergreen State College, Olympia (WA)
 Western Washington University, Bellingham
 Western Washington University, (Fairhaven Coll., Bellingham)
 Western Washington University, (Huxley College, Bellingham)

 Oglala Lakota College

 Si Tanka College
 Sitting Bull College
 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

 Sinte Gleska University

 Ihanktonwan, Marty, SD
 Leech Lake Tribal College, MN
 Lower Brule, SD
 Si Tanka, Eagle Butte
 Sitting Bull College, ND
 Si Tanka College
 Sinte Gleska University

Alaska Native Serving Institutions

University of Alaska, Fairbanks
University of Alaska, Bristol Bay Campus
University of Alaska, Sitka
University of Alaska, Kuskowim
University of Alaska, Chukchi
University of Alaska, Fairbanks/Interior Aleutians Campus
Ilisagvik College
Prince William Sound Community College

Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

Kapiolani Community College
University of Hawaii, Maui Community College
University of Hawaii, Windward Community College
University of Hawaii, Hawaii Community College
University of Hawaii, Leeward Community College
University of Hawaii, Kauai Community College
University of Hawaii, Hilo
University of Hawaii, Honolulu Community College

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