Michigan State University: Michigan Indian Leadership Program (MILP)


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Leadership
    • Sub-Categories: Leadership
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Call: 517-355-0234
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    The Michigan Indian Leadership Program (MILP) is a one-week summer experience co-sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at MSU and the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education. This program is designed for Native American youth entering 8th to 12th grades.

    The Michigan State University Indian Leadership Program (MILP) is designed to give Native American youth in 8th to 12th grades the opportunity to experience college life and explore the many exciting educational and career opportunities in the agricultural, food sciences, natural resources and related fields.

    Daily activities include academic, social and cultural presentations. The mornings consist of ACT test preparation and afternoons consist of tours and presentations by different MSU colleges.

    Evening activities include social time, cultural presentations, and traditional arts such as black ash basket making, pottery and porcupine quill work. Activities are facilitated by current Native American undergraduate students, faculty, staff, as well as elders and artisans from across the state.

    You will live in University residence halls and enjoy the campus dining halls for meals.

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