The University of Arizona/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership (UA/SIGP) is designed to address the national need for highly trained Native Americans who will spur economic development in their communities and occupy leadership positions in colleges, universities, government and industry. The University of Arizona is a research extensive institution, recognized as one of the top 20 institutions in the United States. It is ranked 14th by the National Science Foundation in research expenditures. The university is one of few institutions in the country that houses the Colleges of Agriculture, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and a Cancer Center in the same campus, providing exciting opportunities for research and learning. Refer to the program website for more details.