Indigenous Communities Fellowship
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This program provides fellowships for Native individuals
who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and
issues that are experienced by indigenous communities.
The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How
are Indigenous innovators in the U.S. building upon
traditional knowledge and technology to meet the social,
environmental, and economic goals of their communities?"
The fellowship may be awarded to solutions that:
- Strengthen sustainable energy sovereignty and support
climate resilience initiatives by and for Indigenous
- Support the creation, growth, and success of
Indigenous-owned businesses and promote economic
opportunity in Indigenous communities
- Drive positive outcomes for Indigenous learners of
any age and context through culturally grounded
- Promote culturally informed mental and physical
health and wellness services for Indigenous community
Eligible applicants are innovators supporting
community-based solutions by and for Indigenous
The fellowship is open to team leads who are
non-Indigenous, though the application should show a
clear connection to and buy-in from the community or
Nationwide and U.S. territories
American Indian or Alaska Native · Community and economic development · Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Healthcare needs and services · Leadership · Mental health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
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