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NCAI Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program

Fellowships to USA College Graduates
in Native American Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

Deadline Date:

01/03/20 12:00 PM EST


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Fellowships to USA college graduates from Native American communities to develop policy and legislative action that impact tribes across the Nation. Working together with leaders, fellows will serve an eleven-month fellowship on the funding source's staff to gain invaluable experience in the development of tribal governance.

NCAI offers fellowships and internships to provide an opportunity for young leaders from across Indian Country to serve on the front lines of legislative action and policy development. All fellows and interns are selected through an application and interview process.

The Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program

The NCAI Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program provides an exceptional opportunity for emerging young professionals from across Indian Country to work side by side with national leaders in tribal policy. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185535

Estimated Size of Grant:

NCAI fellows serve as paid staff of NCAI during their fellowship.

Term of Contract:

Eleven-month fellowships are offered, beginning at set times throughout the year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Fellowships are for individuals with an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent experience.

Pre-Application Information:

- Fellowship Applications will be accepted until 12:00 pm EST January 3, 2020.
- Notifications will be provided by January 31, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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If you have any questions or concerns about this application, please contact Whitney Smith via email at

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
Embassy of Tribal Nations
1516 P Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 466-7767
Fax: (202) 466-7797

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