Any student in grades 9-12 can enter the VFW sponsored Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest. Local winners will receive a financial award from our local VFW. State winners receive an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. Details on how to apply can be found in the attached documents. Due October 31st.
As the school year is beginning, you may have questions about the status of the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) – Alaska’s invitation to excellence for our high school graduates. The APS continues to be available to any upcoming high school graduate and APS-eligible college or career training students in Alaska who meet eligibility requirements. Although you may have heard of proposed legislation changing and/or eliminating the APS, no legislation affecting this program has been passed. Enrolling in a rigorous curriculum, striving to achieve a strong GPA, and taking collegiate admissions tests like the SAT and ACT will help you prepare for success in college and career!
Please visit APS.alaska.gov if you need additional information on how to qualify.
Any junior high or high school student that has participated in community service activities over the past year are encouraged to fill out an online application for this program that recognizes students for their service. And, you have the possibility of earning financial awards as well as a trip to Washington, D.C.. To apply, click here to complete the application. Due Nov. 7th!
This reminder is for high school students interested in an outdoor leadership camp need to apply by this Friday, Sept. 8th! Click below for more information.
Students in grades 9-12 can participate in an amazing program where you will learn backcountry navigation skills, explore careers in conservation, meet students from other places, and earn .5 high school credit in 2 weeks. All of this for no cost! If interested, please contact Mr. Lorence as soon as possible as the application is due September 8th!
The Voyage summer camp is a great opportunity for students to gain some great skills that can help you with choices for after graduation. You can also earn high school credit. The dates are June 7 to June 28 and it is held at the Voyage to Excellence Residential School in Anchorage. Application details can be found below. Again, the due date is coming quickly--May 8th!
In commemoration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October 2017) and Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month (April 2017), we invite all Alaskan youth to engage in creating a positive message about respect and healthy relationships.
All Alaskan school children from kindergarten through high school are eligible to participate. Due April 14th.
Here is an essay contest for students interested in becoming a wildlife biologist, wildlife trooper, or hunting guide. Due October 1, 2017.
Students 15-18 years old can apply for a one year exchange program to Germany. Full scholarships are available. Application information can be found by clicking here. Due date to apply is January 15, 2017.
Be sure to check your GRADE LEVEL page for additional scholarships, awards, and opportunities.