American Indian Science and Engineering Society

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society, AISES, is a national professional organization designed to promote American Indians in the STEM disciplines-science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The HSU Chapter of AISES is part of Region II, including high school, college, and professional chapters in Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.

The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

Through the quality and reach of our programs and the longevity and devoted commitment of its “family,” AISES is the leader in STEM opportunity in Indian Country. Members from over 200 tribal nations are represented within AISES, and AISES enjoys the support and partnership of corporate, government, academic, and tribal decision-makers.

  • 184 Chartered College and University chapters throughout the United States and Canada
  • 13 Professional Chapters
  • 160 Affiliated Schools that enroll more than 55,000 K-12 Native American students
  • Nearly 3,000 current members
  • More than a thousand Sequoyah Fellows (Lifetime members)
  • Scholarship programs which have cumulatively awarded over $8.7M to 4,924 students

2015 AISES National Conference
November 19-21, 2015
Phoenix, AZ

The AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three day event convening graduate, undergraduate, and high school junior and senior students, teachers, workforce professionals, corporate and government partners and all members of the "AISES family".

The AISES National conference has become the premier event for Native American Science, Engineering & Math (STEM) professionals and students attracting over 1,600 attendees from across the country.

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