Job Description : The Accenture American Indian Scholarship fund meets a vital need for American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking higher education and requiring financial assistance. Accenture will award three types of scholarships to high-achieving American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking degrees and careers in fields of study including: various engineering, computer science, operations management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields.
Accenture Scholars—three undergraduate financial aid, of $20,000 each (each award at $5,000 per year for four years), will be awarded to students pursuing a four-year degree.
Accenture Fellows—two graduate funding opportunities, of $15,000 each (each award at $7,500 per year for two years), will be awarded to students pursuing an master’s or doctorate degree.
Finalist Scholarship—Two undergraduate financial aid, of $8,000 each (each award at $2,000 per year for four years) and two graduate funding opportunities, of $5,000 each (each award at $2,500 per year for two years).
In addition to the funding, scholarship recipients are eligible for summer internships with Accenture, as first-year graduate students or junior-year undergraduate students.
Applicants will be evaluated based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership ability, commitment to preserving American Indian culture and communities, and proof of enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribe.
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Application deadline: 1st June 2010