The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships, internships opportunities, and other life skills and career readiness support to American Indian students. An education is often the difference between a happy, healthy, and self-sustaining productive life and one that is not. Approximately 13% of American Indians have a college degree, well below the national average. To strengthen our country as a whole, the American Indian College Fund seeks to strengthen native communities by empowering native people with skills, knowledge, and experience. The American Indian College Fund directly supports over 4,000 American Indian students annually, and thousands more through indirect services and support.