The Associated General Contractors of Alaska, Inc. (AGC) scholarship program is designed to encourage students to pursue a career in the construction industry or a related field such as accounting, insurance & bonding, and human resources. Scholarship awards will be limited to individuals who plan to live and work in Alaska. Scholarship applications must be submitted no later than 4:00pm March 30th, 2018. AGC will award up to $20,000 in scholarships based on a scoring guide developed by the Scholarship Program Committee. Successful scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by June 1st, 2018 and their award will be presented at the AGC annual golf tournament reception on June 14th, 2018 at the AGC Anchorage office. Due March 30th. Click here for application details.
Seniors planning to attend any University of Alaska campus should be sure to apply for UA scholarships by Feb. 15th. Each schools website has information on the process, but it is all done through UA Online. Click here for the UAF website that shows the UAOnline application process.
Here are guidelines from the UAA website:
The BP Process Technology Scholarship supports training for students who are interested in a career in Process Technology. An A.A.S degree in Process Technology prepares you for employment as an operations technician in the process industry. The program appeals to people who enjoy the challenges of using advanced computer technology and instrumentation to operate a variety of equipment systems and industrial processes. Process technology is defined as the study and application of the scientific principles associated with the operation and maintenance of the chemical processing industry. Click here for additional information. Due January 19th.
The Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation is offering two scholarships this year; $2,500 for an agriculture related course of study and a $1,000 unrestricted scholarship. Click here for additional information. Due March 21st.
The deadline for applications is March 21, 2018.
This is a great apprenticeship opportunity for seniors. Whil our training is when the seniors are still in school, we do have a school to apprenticeship direct entry clause in our apprenticeship standards which allows us to take in seniors after they have graduated, All they need to do is fill out application, check then box, School-to-Apprenticeship. They also can request a form , at email@example.com
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In 2018, the CVEA Community Foundation will offer one $1,000 General Scholarship, two $500 General Scholarships, and one Youth Rally Leadership Camp Scholarship in each district.
The General Scholarship is merit based; scores will be equally weighted among four categories: education, community involvement, future education/career goals, and financial need. This is the scholarship high school seniors should apply for.
The deadline for submitting completed scholarship appication packets is 5 p.m., Friday, February 23, 2018. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Sharon Crisp at 822-5506, 835-7005, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Copper River Basin Job Fair will be held at the American Legion Hall in Glennallen on January 17th from 10 am to 3 pm. Employers attending include:
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Copper River Native Association
Ahtna Heritage Foundation
Alaska Laborers Training School
Copper Valley Air Service & Wrangell Mountain Air
See the flyer below for further details.
We are looking for motivated high school seniors (or juniors) who are looking toward a career in Mining. This exciting opportunity offers students a chance to learn about the mining industry and advance toward a career with financial help along the way.
The Intro to Mining Occupations & Operations is a dual-credit UAS/HS course designed to educate young Alaskans on the available careers in the mining industry. Scholarships are generously provided by Greens Creek for accepted students. Without taking up too much of your time, there's more info at http://uas.alaska.edu/cmt/
In the Spring Semester (Jan. 29 – Apr. 25) of 2018 the University of Alaska Southeast will be offering Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operations. This course will be offered in two formats: face-to-face course and synchronous online course available statewide Full university tuition will be paid for each accepted student and 3 college credits will be earned upon completion (High School students who take this course will also receive .5 high school credits). Course fees and UAS Tech Prep fees will be paid for each of these students. There is no cost to the student or school district.
This class is the first step along the Pathway to a mining career. From here several students will be able to attend the Hecla Greens Creek Mine Academy which will be held at the Center for Mine Training on our Juneau campus. This course also has scholarships available. Additionally, students will receive MSHA safety training, learn maneuvers and driving skills in our simulator, have an opportunity to job shadow at a mine, and meet with HR personnel.
Please remind students of the deadline, January 22nd, 2018. All required information must be back to UAS (c/o Casey Bain) by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 22nd, 2018.
The Alaska Carpenters Training Trust is recruiting for qualified apprentices to join their union as carpenters, millwrights, scaffold erectors, and piledrivers. Please see the attached flyer for more information. If you have questions, please contact Frank Mucci, Director of Training at email@example.com or (907) 344-1541.
The Association of Alaska School Boards is proud to announce its 27th Annual Scholarship Award Competition. This 2017-2018 school year, AASB will award fifteen graduating seniors each with a $1,500 scholarship to apply toward their post-secondary education. The scholarship may be applied toward the student's choice of a business, trade, or a college institution. Click here for additional information. I've also attached a flyer below.