May 6, 2022

Hundreds of Oregon's Indigenous college students will receive grant assistance next year

Oregon lawmakers allocated $19 million in grant money to pay college expenses for Native students across the state next school year.
PORTLAND, Ore — Oregon has made a historic investment into providing access to higher education for Indigenous students. Governor Kate Brown, who proposed the program in the 2022 legislative session, pointed to the need for such a grant due to the systemic barriers that Native Americans have faced for decades.
Through the Oregon Tribal Student Grant, Oregon lawmake...