For high school seniors, planning to enroll full time at at four-year college in 2013-14, and plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. Click here for more information. Due February 28th.
1. To apply, students must submit an essay (double spaced, 11 pt font) no longer than 3 pages which addresses the following:
How will the scholarship assist the student in meeting personal goals and aspirations
2. Students must submit a transcript.
3. Applications must be handed directly to your principal or Mr. Lorence no later than Monday, February 18th by 300 pm.
4. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of school staff.
5. One nominee will be chosen for each school.
Students and parents can attend Mapping Your Future’s line-by-line training for completing the 2013-14 FAFSA. Students planning on attending college in the fall of 2013 need to complete the 2013-14 FAFSA to apply for federal financial aid and institutional aid. This training will provide an overview of how to complete the FAFSA, review common questions, and answer specific questions from attendees as time permits. For more information, including how to register for the webinar, click here. February 5th at 4 pm!
Juniors-Spring is a great time to take the ACT and SAT. Seniors-remember that to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, you must have a qualifying ACT or SAT score. Click here to register online for the ACT. Click here to register online for the SAT.
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Test Location Test Center Code
April 13 March 8 March 9-22 Kenny Lake 223160
May 4 April 5 Due April 19 Glennallen 02165
For both the SAT and ACT, you will need your school code: Glennallen (020-039); KL (020-016)
This program can provide you the opportunity to become a Dental Health Aide Therapist in Alaska. No upfront cost for sponsored students-commitment of 4 years of employment to sponsoring agency is required. Click here for more information. Due March 15th.
This year the program will award scholarships to students in grades 9-12 living in the U.S. or Puerto Rico who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study upon high school graduation.
1,100 students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. If you’re a 9-12 grade student who plans to attend post-secondary education, have solid grades and are involved in community service or have work experience, we encourage you to apply! Click here for more information. Due February 15th.
The Alaska Society for Technology in Education created a scholarship fund with The Alaska Community Foundation to support outstanding Alaskan students in the pursuit of technology education. The yearly scholarship will provide an award of $1,000 to qualified applicants. The Alaska Community Foundation will accept scholarship applications beginning January 21, 2013, and the deadline for applications is 9:00pm on February 18, 2013.
Applications and Scholarship Guidelines are available on the ACF website. Students interested in more information or to apply for the Scholarship Program can do so by visiting www.alaskacf.org/scholarships or by calling (907) 274-6710.
Do you want to devote one year in full-time service to address the needs of low-income communities? VISTAs make a difference in the lives of individuals and their communities. Arctic VISTA is always in-need of hardworking, motivated individuals dedicated to Fairbanks and Interior Alaska. Learn more about VISTA here or check-out AmeriCorps.gov to see current VISTA positions in the State of Alaska. Need more info or want to inquire about positions not-yet-posted? Visit our Contact page send us an email. Must be 18 years or older; Program starts April 16, 2013. Applications due March 10th!
The Alaska CHARR Education Fund awards scholarships once a year to Alaska residents who are interested in pursuing a career in the Alaskan hospitality industry. The deadline to submit scholarship applications to the CHARR office is May 15th. Click here for more information.
Qualifications for the Scholarship:
To put yourself in line for college/training program scholarships and awards, you'll need to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is required for the APS (Alaska Performance Scholarship)! Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete your application.
Remember: The FAFSA must be completed BY FEBRUARY 15th to be eligible for University of Alaska system scholarships!
Need some HELP completing the FAFSA? Check out this article for some suggestions! As always, Mr. Lorence is available to answer your questions, as well!