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Aleut Foundation Vocational Scholarships

The Aleut Corporation
Attn: Aleut Foundation
703 West Tudor Road, Suite 102
Anchorage, AK 99503-6650
(907) 646-1929       Toll-free: (800) 232-4882       Fax: (907) 646-1949
E-mail: taf@thealeutfoundation.org
Web: www.thealeutfoundation.org



Purpose

To provide financial assistance for vocational school to Native Alaskans with ties to the Aleutian Islands.

Eligibility

This program is open to residents of Alaska who are;

  • an original enrollee or descendant of an original enrollee of The Aleut Corporation (TAC)
  • a beneficiary or a descendant of a beneficiary of the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Restitution Trust
  • an original enrollee or descendant of an original enrollee of the Isanotski Corporation (IC)

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a vocational program on a full-time basis.  Along with their application, they must include a letter of intent, up to 500 words in length, that covers their educational goals and how they intend to use their education in the Aleut community.

Financial data

The stipend is $1,700 per year

Duration

1 semester (at least 6 weeks); may be renewed

Additional information

The foundation began awarding scholarships in 1987

Number awarded

Varies each year; recently, 4 of these scholarships were awarded

Deadline 

  • June of each year for annual scholarships
  • November of each year for spring scholarships