Scholarship Opportunities

MADELINE SOLOMON GALENA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Available to graduating seniors from Sidney C. Huntington School (SHS), Galena Interior Learning Academy (GILA), and Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA).  The funds are to be used for further education in honor of Madeline Solomon, a native elder and educator who believed in family, native traditions and education as a way to better life for people on the Yukon River.   The 2021 application period ended on June 1st. Please stay tuned for updates once information has been finalized by the Galena Education Association for 2022.

HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 

The Horatio Alger Career & Technical Education Scholarship application will open on March 15 and close on June 15 each year. In order to be considered, your application and all required materials must be uploaded to your online application by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 15.  Learn more here.

ARCTIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 

The At-Large High School Scholarship Award application period will open for 2021 soon and is typically due by June 1. This scholarship will be awarding six (6) graduating at-large high school seniors who are ASRC shareholders or descendants of original ASRC shareholders. These awards are to be used for college or training expenses, and are in addition to other funding available through AEF. This is a competitive scholarship.

DENALI FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPS

Denali Federal Credit Union annually offers three $5,000 scholarships to three high school seniors with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.25 or above. Applications are typically due by April 1, however 2021 information has not yet been announced.

TRUE NORTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

True North’s Scholarship Program will award $2,500 scholarships to four Alaskan students. In order to qualify, the individual must have maintained an overall high school grade point average between 3.00 — 3.75, must have good citizenship characteristics, as well as be active in the school and/or community activities.

Scholarship application submission needs to be postmarked by March 1, 2021.

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