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.
Slana, Alaska area summer job. Position involves working as a Fisheries Aide for the Tanada Creek weir project. All work will be performed under the supervision of a higher level co-worker. Duties include learning to: install and maintain a floating weir and underwater camera and recording system at a remote weir site, count sockeye and Chinook salmon from a video recording, accurately record data and enter on a spreadsheet, clean and repair the weir in fast and potentially hazardous water conditions. For a position description and application information, you can obtain a copy from Mr. Lorence or at your school office. You may also contact the Alaska Employment Service office (822-3350) with any questions about the application process. Due February 28th!
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!
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.
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!
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/
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.