The general scholarship is designed to assist graduating seniors with the first-year costs to attend a higher-education program which leads to a certificate or degree, through vocational, technical, apprenticeship training, or for a college degree program. In 2013 four, $500 general scholarships are available in each district; click here for more information. Due February 15th!
For student pursuing a degree in engineering (including petroleum, chemical, mechanical, electrical, environmental or civil) or earth sciences related to the petroleum industry. Click here for more information Due March 20th!
Are you considering a possible career in education? If so, you MUST check out this amazing scholarship resource site for future educators! Thanks to FEA (Future Educators of Alaska) for making the list available!
Some of the deadlines may be coming up soon, so be sure to check out the list at your earliest convenience!
Students planning to attend a public university or training program in AK may be eligible for an Alaska Performance Scholarship, worth up to $4,755 per year, depending on the courses you have taken, your test scores, and overall GPA! For more information about your eligibility, visit the APS website or check with Mr. Lorence.
Students planning to attend UAA, UAF, or UA Southeast (UAS): Note that there is a 2/15
scholarship deadline! You must have applied for admission, submitted your
FAFSA, and complete the scholarship application by this date.
For more information:
UAF - www.uaf.edu/finaid/scholarships/
UAA - www.uaa.alaska.edu/scholarships/
Kenny Lake School seniors are invited to apply for the Irene Tansy Memorial Scholarship. An application deadline for this year has not been announced, but students are encouraged to prepare applications now!
For more information on the scholarship and application process, visit the Ahtna Heritage Foundation website.
Ahtna shareholders with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher are invited to apply for the Walter Charley Memorial Scholarship.
Application deadline for fall semester college attendees is JULY 15th. Spring semester scholarship applications are due by DECEMBER 15th.
Visit the Ahtna Heritage Foundation Scholarships website for more information and an application.
The Nick Begich Scholarship provides financial support to exceptional young Alaskans who intend to pursue a degree in education, government, or public service. Application deadline is FEBRUARY 28th.
The application requires a 500 word essay addressing the following question: Each applicant must include a minimum 500-word statement on a separate sheet detailing your goals, the reasons you are applying, and any other information that would assist the Board of Directors in making its selections. Specifically, if you are applying for an education scholarship,
please elaborate on why you want a career in education OR how a teacher made a difference in your life and how that experience has shaped your decision to go into education. If applying for a political science, government or public service scholarship, outline who in the current or historical political arena (city, state, or nation) would you most like to emulate and why, OR if you were a candidate for public office today, what would be your platform, OR if you were providing a public
service today, what would be your motivation for providing that service?
Application details may be found on the Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund site under the "Apply" tab.
The Truman D. Picard scholarship is for Native students going into Natural Resources. Visit the ITC (Intertribal Timber Council) website for application details.
DEADLINE is quickly approaching! This one is due on or before FRIDAY, JANUARY 18th!
Check out the ITC Scholarship page for a host of other scholarship opportunities, as well!
Seniors who have participated in sports during their high school career are encouraged to apply for the BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP. Application requires an essay in response to the following questions:
What are your most important extracurricular or community activities? What made you join these activities? What made you continue to contribute to them?
Specific application information is available at the Big Sun Scholarships website.