• Please Note: Students must contact the scholarship/funding organization to confirm deadlines, applications, qualification standards, requirements, durations, and amounts as this information can change without notice.  This is NOT an exhaustive list of all scholarship/student opportunities available.
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  • Aqqaluk Trust Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    www.aqqaluktrust.com

     

    Eligibility:

    NANA Shareholders or card descendants

    2.0 cumulative GPA

    Completed application

    Checklist:

    • Two (2) letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Purpose – Explain how you intend to use your education to enhance Inupiaq Values and culture
    • Official Transcript
    • Acceptance letter from college or university
    • Class registration and class schedule

    Amount:

    $2000 per semester Full-time

    $1000 per semester Part-time

     

    Contact:

    Aqqaluk Trust 

    907 442-1607

    Aqqaluk.trust@nana.com

    ___________________________________________________________________

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  • Arctic Chiropractic Scholarship

    Deadline April 25th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    This award is available to one high school senior who lives in the Northwest Arctic Borough and is pursuing future greatness.

     

    Checklist:

    • Goals Essay - Anyone can coast through life, but only few can achieve greatness.  In what area do you want to achieve greatness?  Why do you want to excel in that area?  What steps have you taken and are you going to take to achieve that goal?
    • HS Transcript
    • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
    • Schedule an Interview with Dr Pagel 907 442-4435

    Amount:

    $1000

     

    Contact:

    Dr. Lewis Pagel 907 442-4435

    _______________________________________________________________________________

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  • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative Scholarship (AVEC)

    Deadline April 15th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Must be active member of AVEC

    Must be enrolled in college

    GPA 2.0 or higher

    Checklist:

    • Transcript or GED
    • Completed Application
    • Personal Goal Essay
    • Short Essay on benefits to AVEC communities
    • 3 Letters of recommendation
    • College Need Sheet

     

    Amount:

    Based on Need

     

    Contact:

    Joni Sweetman

    (907) 565-5331

    ________________________________________________________________________________

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  • B. Davis Scholarship

    Deadline: May 22, 2017

    Application

     

     

    Eligibility:

    • Must be registered in any post secondary institution
    • Must enter as a contestant: awards@studentawardsearch.com
    • Complete application and required essay

    Checklist:

    1. Completed Application
    2. Submitted essay for scholarship award: awards@studentawardsearch.com
    3. Essay answers the question: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 

    If awarded:

    • Need High School Transcript
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • Name placed i=on the winner board of website

     

    Amount:

    $1000

     

    Contact:

    Please visit website - http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________

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  • City of Kotzebue Scholarship

    Deadline May 6th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Graduating seniors from KMHS

     

    Checklist:

    • Completed Application
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • Goals Essay
    • Budget Forecast
    • HS Transcript

     

    Amount:

    Dependent upon fund availability

     

    Contact:

    City Manager 907 442-3401

    _____________________________________________________

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  •  

    City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship

    Deadline: July 31, 2018

     

    Application:

    http://cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link

     

    Award Amount:

    $1000 

     

    Scholarship Application

    City Property Management, a HOA Management Service in the Phoenix, AZ is pleased to offer the City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship.

    The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college during the fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in HOA Management, but anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate field will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply.

    The award will be presented to a college student who is enrolled by the fall semester of 2018, but will not have graduated by fall semester of 2018 & is still attending courses at this time. This will be a one-time award.

    The Scholarship will be judged primarily on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.

     

    Requirements:

    • Completed application must be submitted online by July 31, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2018.
    • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
    • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration.
    • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
    • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2018.
    • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
    • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship

    ________________________________________________________________________________

     

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  • Frank R Ferguson memorial Scholarship

    Deadline one (1) week prior to class start time

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Must be a resident of the Northwest Arctic Bureau

     

    CheckList:

    • Official Transcript
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • College/Technical School Registration
    • Budget Forecast
    • Acceptance Letter

     

    Amount:

    Dependant Upon Available Funds

     

    Contact:

    Jamie Lambert 907 442-2500

    __________________________________________________

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  • Jeff Smith Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline April 13th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Graduate KMHS

     

    Checklist:

    • Goals Essay
    • College or University Acceptance Letter
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation

     

    Amount:

    $500

     

    Contact:

    Tony Jones 907 442-1859

    ____________________________________________________________________________________

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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (STATE)

    Deadline March 8th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    • Student must be graduating this 2015-2016 school year.
    • Student must be accepted full-time by either a business, trade or college institution.
    • Only Students graduating from AASB member school district will be considered.

     

    Checklist:

    1. AASB Application
    2. HS Transcript
    3. Acceptance Letter
    4. Response to essay question "What is something you have done or have seen done in your school that has promoted kindness and respect towards all students?
    5. Two (2) Recommendation Letters
    6. SAT, ACT, or WorkKeys scores
    7. Completed student involvement form

     

    Amount:

    $1200

     

    Contact:

    AASB 907 463-1660

    _____________________________________________________________

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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline March 11th

    Application
     

    Eligibility:

    1. Must be enrolled in an educational field of study
    2. 2.5 GPA or higher
    3. Graduate of Northwest Arctic Borough
    4. Must plan to be full time student at accredited college or university

     

    Checklist:

    • Letter of educational or professional intent
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation from school staff
    • College or University acceptance letter

     

    Amount:

    $1000/year

     

    Contact:

    Joe Groves 907 442-1811

    Tony Jones 907 442-1859

    ____________________________________________________________________________________

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  • KEA Scholarship

    Deadline: End of April

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Must be a co-op member for KEA inc. or a child of a co-op member

     

    Checklist:

    • A brief statement                             
    • Essay discussing the benefits of the co-op way of doing business or the benefits of electricity in rural alaska.
    • Official Transcripts                 
    • One (1) recommendation letter 

     

    Amount:

    $500 a year, for four years.

     

    Contact:

    KEA

    907-442-3491

     

    _______________________________________________________________________________ 

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  • KIC Scholarship

    Deadline: August 1st & Jan 10th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    KIC shareholders or their descendants are eligible to apply. Students must indicate whether they will be full-time, part-time, or short vocational program students.

     

    Checklist:

    • Cover letter describing yourself and goals
    • HS Transcript
    • Two (2) Letters of recommendation
    • College or University Acceptance Letter

     

    Amount:

    $500 Sem full-time

    $250 Sem Part-time

     

    Contact:

    Paula Octuck 442-3165

    __________________________________________________________________________

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  • Lions Club Scholarship

    Deadline April 30th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    All applicants must be or plan to be, enrolled in College.  (If accepted, show letter of acceptance from college.)  All applicants must maintain a 2.0+ GPA in either high school or college.  All applicants must be graduating or have graduated from Kotzebue or the immediate family must be current residents of Kotzebue.  All applicants must be, or plan to be, a student in an approved or accredited college or university.  All applicants must plan to use their education to benefit the region in some capacity.

     

    Checklist:

    • A letter on family and school background, intentions on future education and possible career plans in the Kotzebue area.
    • At least three current letters of recommendations. 
    • The budget of resources and expenses MUST be completed for the school year.
    • A copy of either current high school transcript or current or last quarter/semester college transcript. 

     

    Amount:

    $1500 a year

     

    Contact:

    Lion's Club 907 442-3715

    Nate Kotch 907 442-3951

     

    ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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  • (Maniilaq) James Qignak Wells Endowment Scholarship

    Deadline August 26th

    Endowment Application

     

    (Maniilaq) Higher Education Scholarship

    Deadline First Friday in August

    Must fill out both Maniilaq Application & Intake Application

    Higher Ed/VOC Application

    Intake Application

     

    (Maniilaq) Paaraq Scholarship

    Deadline August 15th

    PAARAQ Application

     

    Eligibility:

    • Currently enrolled tribal member
    • Currently enrolled at a credited university or technical school
    • Enrolled as a full-time student
    • have a 2.0 or 2.5 (James Qignak Wells) GPA or greater

     

    Checklist:

    1. Completed Application
    2. Official Transcripts
    3. Proof of Acceptance
    4. Proof of Full-time Registration (James Qignak Wells Only)
    5. Tribal Member Card
    6. High School Diploma
    7. Letter of Intent - Explain your reasons for the scholarship, career goals, and how goals will benefit the Inupiat People.
    8. Resume'
    9. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
    10. Budget/Needs Sheet
    11. Release of Information Form

     

    Amounts:

    James Qignak Wells up to $12,000 a year

    Higher Education Scholarship up to $1200 a semester

    Paaraq Scholarship up to $1200

     

    Contact:

    Maniilaq P 907 442-7021  F 1-866-832-9350

    scholarships@maniilaq.org

    _____________________________________________

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  • Spike Jorgensen Scholarship

    Deadline March 7th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    CEAAC member district village with population below 1,000 (All village sites in District)

     

    Checklist:

    • Student contact information
    • Written response to question: "Thinking of your opportunities and your responsibilities to your family, community, state and nation, how will a post-secondary education prepare you for a positive future?"
    • Letter of Reference from a District Staff Member
    • Letter of Recommendation from a District Administrator
    • Include Application and cover page

     

    Amount:

    $1000

     

    Contact:

    scholarship@ceaac.net

    Director@ceaac.net

    ______________________________________________________________________________

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  • Peter MacManus Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline April 1st

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Students of the Northwest Arctic Borough

     

    Checklist:

    • Personal Educational Intent Essay
    • Three (3) Recommendation: 1 Principal
    • Student Contact Information
    • Financial Aid Contact information from college accepted

     

    Amount:

    $2500

     

    Contact:

    Barbara MacManus – 907 646-0636

    _________________________________________________________________________________________

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  • Zona Lie-Ito OTZ Scholarship

    Deadline first Friday of April

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    1. Be current OTZ members in good standing or children of OTZ members in good standing.
    2. Be accepted for admittance at an accredited college or vocational educational program.
    3. Intend to study a telecommunications related field such as, but not limited to, engineering, accounting, business, finance, computer science, construction & project management, customer relations, or wireless/telephone/Internet/information technologies.
    4. Have a high school or general education diploma (GED).
    5. Have a high school or a post-secondary cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

    Checklist:

    • Business Letter  - Compose a business letter to the scholarship committee discussing your intended field of study, career goals, background, and how this award will help you achieve your goals.
    • Resume - Your resume should include contact information, work and leadership experience, honors and awards received and extracurricular activities such as athletics, volunteer work or community service.
    • Two Letters of Recommendation - Letters of recommendation should reference your attitude, experience and potential for success.
    • Transcripts - Submit transcripts (official copy when available) from high school or post-secondary program.
    • Letter of Acceptance - Provide a copy of your acceptance letter and registered class schedule.
    • Completed Application - Complete the entire application using “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.

     

    Amount:

    $1500 Full-time

    $750 Part-time

     

    Contact:

    Ann Sieh

    907 442-1008 or

    asieh@otz.org 

     

    ________________________________________________________________________________ 

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  • Elmer & Ruth Schwantes Scholarship

    Deadline March 31st

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    • Graduate from Alaska High School
    • Scholarship awarded based on need and merit
    • 2.5 GPA or higher

    Checklist:

    • Must follow the Anchorage online application model
    • Link for model available through the Application link above
    • Send applications to:

     

    Elmer & Ruth Schwantes Scholarship Fund

    c/o Shaftel Law Offices
    1029 West Third Avenue, Ste. 600

    Anchorage, Alaska 99501

     

     

     

     

     

    Amount:

    $1500 - $3000 (Determined by Anc Board)

     

    Contact:

    Anchorage School District

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  • Local IRA Scholarships:

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    Buckland IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 15th

    Application

     

    Kiana IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Application

     

    Kotzebue IRA Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    College Application

    Trade School Application

     

    Noatak IRA Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    Application

     

    Selawik IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Application

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  • Below are additional resources that may have scholarships available.

    Please review opportunities below and use if needed:

    Previous Scholarships

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    Alaska Community Foundation

    http://alaskacf.org/scholarships

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    Alaska State Department of Education

    Scholarship Link:

    https://education.alaska.gov/RecognitionPrograms/

     

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  • ______________________________________

    Better Business Bureau Scholarship

    Deadline is February 14th

    Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Resident of Alaska, Oregon or Washington

     

    Checklist:

    The premise is fun and simple: students apply by creating a 90 second video on how Better Business Bureau promotes consumer protection and marketplace trust.

     

    Amount:

    $10,000

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________

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  • Virtual Business Scholarship

    Deadline April 1st

    Application

    To be eligible for nomination by their teachers, students must exhibit excellence in business, marketing or personal finance classes and show interest and accomplishment in the use of technologies in these subjects.

    _________________________________________________________________________

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  • DFCU Scholarship

    Deadline April 4th

    Highlight Brochure

    http://www.denalifcu.org/teenpower

    ________________________________________________________________________________

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  • Alaska Curiosity Scholarship

    Kelley & Canterbury, LLC

    http://kelleyandcanterbury.com/scholarship/

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________

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  • GNGF Scholarship

    Deadline March 30th

    http://paskvanlaw.com/scholarship/

     

    Eligibility:

    • Any High School or College aged student
    • Must produce a video answering the questions:
    1. What does being an Alaskan mean to you?
    2. What makes you proud to be an Alaskan?
    3. How are you involved in your community to make Alaska even better?
    • Must upload video to YouTube before filling out application
    • Provide link to video when filling out the application

    Checklist:

    1. Uploaded video to YouTube
    2. Completed Application
    3. Essay answering same questions as video
    4. Acceptance Letter
    5. High School Transcript
    6. 3 Letters of Reference

     

    Amount:

    $2500

     

    Contact:

    Additional information found on website - http://paskvanlaw.com/scholarship/

    ________________________________________________________________

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  • Truman D Picard Scholarship

    Deadline January 18

    Application Information

     

    Eligibility:

    - Must be going into Natural Resource Program

    Checklist:

    • Letter Of Application
    • Resume
    • Three Letters of Reference
    • Evidence of Enrollment
    • High School Transcript

    Instructions;

    Mail original Documents to: ATTN Education Committee, Intertribal Timber Council, 1112 N E 21st Av. STE 4, Portland, Oregon 97232-2114

    -or- Email: itc1@teleport.com

    Amount:

    $2500

     

    Contact:

    Intertribal Timber Council

    (503) 282-4296

     

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    Red Boucher Scholarship

    Deadline January 29th

    Application: 

    http://alaskacf.org/blog/scholarships/red-boucher-scholarship  

     

    Eligibility:

    1. Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and/or leadership potential.
    2. Applicant must be a graduate of, or a currently enrolled senior, at an Alaskan high school.
    3. Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    4. Applicant must be formally enrolled fulltime in a technology-related program by the beginning of thesemester he/she is using the award.
    5. Applicant must have the goal of pursuing a career in a technology related field.
    6. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

    Checklist:

    • Complete the online application for the Red Boucher Scholarship:  http://alaskacf.org/scholarships
    • Essay. Your personal essay should be approximately 1,000 words. Describe how your background is relevant to your interest in pursuing technology education, your professional goals, and your specific qualifications for this scholarship. A subjective review of your essay is a significant part of the evaluation.
    • Letters of recommendation. Two letters of recommendation are required.
    • Resume. Include a resume and/or summary of work experience, activities, personal interests and community service.
    • Transcripts. Include official transcripts from all relevant institutions.
    • Statement of Financial Need. Explain the specific costs of your education (tuition, room and board, books, fees, travel). Include other sources of support, income, expenses and any mitigating circumstances regarding your financial need.
    • Proof of Application or Acceptance. Include a copy of your application or acceptance letter. 

     

    Amount:

    $1000 per year

    Contact:

    Alaska Community Foundation 907 334-6700

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