Maniilaq Association Scholarships



AVT - WIOA Application (for ATC and AVTEC)

Deadline ASAP prior to start of training session




(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



  • 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



  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



James Qignak Wells up to $12,500 a year

Higher Education Scholarship up to $1500 a semester

Paaraq Scholarship up to $1250



Call 442.7021 or 442.7668