American Indian Student Services' vision is to assist and support UWM American Indian students and to help make our communities stronger. The program provides potential and currently enrolled students with personalized support services which will help them realize their educational goals and make their UWM experience a fulfilling one.

Support services include:

  • Recruitment and pre-college advising
  • Academic advising and personal counseling
  • Help with the admission and financial aid process
  • Cultural enrichment programming
  • Peer mentoring

All American Indian students are strongly encouraged to use our services and to take advantage of the opportunities provided. We invite you to visit the AISS office in Bolton Hall 195.


American Indian Teacher Certification

Completion of the Early Education Teacher Certification undergraduate or post baccalaureate program will lead to a bachelor's degree and/or certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3). Visit the Electa Quinney American Indian Teacher Certification program webpage and the UWM School of Education for more information.

American Indian Studies

The program offers a major and a certificate in American Indian Studies. Please visit the AIS website.


2015-2016 Scholarships

Milwaukee Indian Education Committee Scholarship Application, (pdf format)
Due July 10, 2015

Julie's Spirit Memorial Scholarship Application, (pdf format)
Due July 10, 2015

See the WIEA website for more scholarship opportunities.

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