The Red Boucher Scholarship honors the late H.A. “Red” Boucher. It supports outstanding Alaskans pursuing careers in technology education and/or training. Click here for more application information. Due February 7th.
This 2013-2014 school year, AASB will award ten graduating seniors each with a $1,200 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. Application information is attached, or may be found by clicking here. Due March 17th.
Ayn Rand’s novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer over 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money each year. For details, choose from the subjects shown on the left of their website. To enter their website, click here. Due October 24th, 2014
Ayn Rand’s novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer over 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money each year. For details, choose from the subjects shown on the left of their website. To enter their website, click here. Due April 26th!
This is a six week summer college prepatory program for rural and Alaska Native college bound high school juniors and seniors. Selected students will earn 8-10 college credits at no cost. You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply. This is a tremendous opportunity! Click here for more information. Due March 1st.
The University of Alaska Foundation offers more than $2 million in scholarship awards annually, making higher education possible for any student who seeks it. Scholarships are available to students attending any campus of the University of Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Southeast and all community campuses). Many options are available, with hundreds of students receiving awards based on merit, financial need, outstanding achievement in specialized fields, or any combination of these criteria.
Since most scholarships are awarded early in the spring of each academic year, applications must be received by February 15th, to be considered for most scholarships. Any applications received through July 15, will be used for any late awarded scholarships or any new scholarship that may open up. Click here for more information.
On Monday, January 20th, Barbara Mongar from the Alaska Commission on Post-Secondary Education will be here. She will present information on the Free Application For Federal Student Aid, the Alaska Performance Scholarship, and other aid programs. The FAFSA is a document that seniors who plan to go on for any level of college training next year must complete. Parents of all students are welcome to attend. She will be at Glennallen School, and we will broadcast via VTC to Slana and Kenny Lake Schools. The presentation will start at 6 pm in the computer lab.
Glennallen Seniors-remember to get your Jostens order forms turned in to me by Monday, Dec. 16th. Kenny Lake seniors should see Ms. Bandfield, and Slana seniors Mrs. Bates. We are just over 1 semester away from graduation!
Juniors and Seniors: Here is a course opportunity for 2nd semester.
The Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operations course that we offer is an exploratory course for high school juniors
and seniors. Through presentations by mining personnel and Alaska state agency representatives we explore the possibility
of careers in the mining industry, and what is required to attain those careers, in an interactive class with the students.
The cost to the students is $44.00 and they will earn 3 UAS credits upon successful completion of the course.
They may also gain employment in an industry that has an average wage of $89,000.00 per year.
This is a link to an overview of the course that was presented last year. I believe the content is still relevant. Click here for more information.
I’ve attached the syllabus and some information. If you have any questions please contact me at:
firstname.lastname@example.org office phone 907-723-1146
Thank You for helping these young men and women transition from high school to employment.
UAS Center for Mine Training
This is a very large scholarship program. The Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need. Click here for additional information. Due January 15th!