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    Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS)

     

    APS Flyer

     

    APS Approved Institutions

     

    ACPE Student Aid Portal

     

    Complete the FAFSA as an application.

    Register with the ACPE Student Aid Portal to track your APS status.

    APS eligibility is automatically filed with ACPE by NWABSD.

     

     

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  •  Alaska Community Foundation

    http://alaskacf.org/scholarships

     

     

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    Alaska Curiosity Scholarship

     

    Kelley & Canterbury, LLC

    Deadline: June 15, 2020

    http://kelleyandcanterbury.com/scholarship/

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    Alaska State Department of Education

     

    Scholarship Link:

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

     

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  • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative Scholarship (AVEC)

     

    Deadline April 15th

    Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) Scholarship 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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  • 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

    Arctic Chiropractic Scholarship 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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  • B. Davis Scholarship

     

    Deadline: May 22, 2020

    B. Davis Scholarship 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 - B.Davis Scholarship

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    Better Business Bureau Scholarship

     

    Deadline is March 23

    Better Business Bureau Scholarship 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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  •  Caleb Scholars Program

     

    www.calebscholars.org

    Basic criteria:

    • Enrolled Alaska Native Tribal member in Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic, or Arctic Slope regions
    • Degree seeking at an accredited college or university
    • Expecting to have earned 36 credits
    • Note: academic interest / field of study emphasis
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  • Native Village of Kotzebue Scholarship

    Deadline May 6th

    Native Village of Kotzebue Scholarship App

    Eligibility:

    Scholarship Guidelines

     

    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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  • 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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  • Frank R Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

     

    Deadline one (1) week prior to the class start time

    Frank R. Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Application

     

    Eligibility:

    Must be a resident of the Northwest Arctic Borough

     

    CheckList:

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

     

    Amount:

    Dependent Upon Available Funds

     

    Contact:

    Jamie Lambert 907 442-2500

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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship

     

    Deadline April 3rd, 2020... Deadline is extended to April 17, 2020.

    June Nelson Memorial Scholarship Application

    June Nelson Scholarship (NWABSD) Budget Form
     

    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:

    Perrian Windhausen 442-1866
    Clay Moose 442 - 1882

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  • KEA Scholarship

     

    Deadline: End of April

    KEA Scholarship 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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  • Lions Club Scholarship

    Deadline April 30th

    Lions Club Scholarship 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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  • Local IRA Scholarships:

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    Buckland IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 15th

    Buckland IRA Scholarship Application

     

    Kiana IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Kiana IRA Scholarship Application

     

    Kotzebue IRA Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    Kotzebue IRA College Scholarship Application

    Kotzebue IRA Trade School Scholarship Application

     

    Noatak IRA Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    Noatak IRA Scholarship Application

     

    Selawik IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Selawik IRA Scholarship Application

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  • Maniilaq

     

    AVT - WIOA Application (for ATC and AVTEC)

    Deadline ASAP prior to start of training session

     

    Application

     

    (Maniilaq) James Qignak Wells Endowment Scholarship

    Deadline First Friday in August

    Endowment Application

     

    (Maniilaq) Higher Education Scholarship

    Deadline August 2

    Must fill out both Maniilaq Application & Intake Application

    Higher Ed Application

    Intake Application

     

    (Maniilaq) Paaraq Scholarship

    Deadline August 2

    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 $12,500 a year

    Higher Education Scholarship up to $1500 a semester

    Paaraq Scholarship up to $1250

     

    Contact:

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

    scholarships@maniilaq.org

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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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  • Spike Jorgensen Scholarship

    Deadline April 30, 2020

    Spike Jorgenson Scholarship extended deadline flyer

     Spike Jorgenson Scholarship extended deadline application

    Eligibility:

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

     

    Checklist:

    • see attachments

     

    Amount:

    Up to $4,000

     

    Contact:

    scholarship@ceaac.net

    Director@ceaac.net

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  • Teck Alaska

     

     

    Teck Alaska Scholarship Application

     

     

     

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  • Zona Lie-Ito OTZ Scholarship

    Deadline first Friday of April

    Zona Lie-Ito OTZ Scholarship 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:

    Cindy Fields

    907 442-1007 or

    cfields@otz.org 

     

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