Denver, Colorado – Through a donation of $20,000, the Morgan Stanley Foundation is continuing its partnership with the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support American Indian education. The Morgan Stanley Foundation Tribal Scholars Program provides much-needed financial assistance to American Indian students pursuing degrees in business or business-related programs who have an interest in the financial services industry at tribal colleges and mainstream institutions.
“The American Indian College Fund's dedication to helping American Indians reach their potential through education is unequaled,” said Joan Steinberg, Global Head of Philanthropy at Morgan Stanley. “We are proud that through our decade of support and the organization's own hard work, more than 200 American Indian students have received assistance in their pursuit of higher education."
“For ten years, the Morgan Stanley Foundation has consistently supported American Indian business students’ pursuit of education,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “We are proud of this partnership and of the Morgan Stanley Foundation’s eagerness to help many more American Indian students pursue their dreams of a career in the financial services industry.”
About the Morgan Stanley Foundation
The Morgan Stanley Foundation has been supporting the communities in which Morgan Stanley employees live and work for nearly 50 years. Through its signature initiative, The Morgan Stanley Global Alliance for Children’s Health, support of diversity education and significant employee volunteer efforts, the Foundation works to extend Morgan Stanley’s financial resources across the globe in order to strengthen communities and offer opportunities to underserved populations worldwide.
About the American Indian College Fund
With its credo “Educating the Mind and Spirit,” the Denver-based American Indian College Fund is the nation’s largest provider of private scholarships for American Indian students, providing more than 5,000 scholarships annually for students seeking to better their lives and communities through education at the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities. For more information about the American Indian College Fund or to make a donation, visit www.collegefund.org.