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The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of sovereign American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC.

Appointments are offered to Native American students, who are formally or informally related to a Native American community, to pursue internship projects related to Native American topics and using Native American resources at the Smithsonian. Appointments are spent in residence at the Institution's facilities under the supervision of Smithsonian research and professional staff members. Appointments of 10 weeks are available to undergraduate or graduate students, and provide stipends and a travel allowance. Contact to the Office of Fellowships for further information.

National Congress of American Indians Youth Commission Ambassador Leadership Program (ALP). The ALP is a scholarship program open to males and females aged 17-25. The Ambassadors, one male and one female, serve a two year term leading the NCAI Youth Commission in its meetings and functions and will represent the NCAI youth when their presence is requested. Each Ambassador receives a $2,500 academic scholarship.

National Native American Youth Initiative George Washington University - Washington, D.C.
The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is now accepting applications from American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students ages 16-18 who have an interest in the health field and/or biomedical research for the 13th Annual Patty Iron Cloud National Native
American Youth Initiative (NNAYI). The George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. will be the site for NNAYI from June 19-27, 2010.

AAIP works to increase the number of American Indian/Alaskan Native trained and employed in the health professions by encouraging students to explore health careers, providing services that aid them in competing for entrance into and graduating from health professions training programs. Lots of scholarships related to this on their site:

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