Scholarships for American Indians

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Cape Fox Scholarships

Sealaska Corporation

Attn: Sealaska Heritage Institute

One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 301

Juneau, AK 99801-1249

(907) 463-4844 Toll-free: (888) 311-4992

Fax: (907) 586-9293

E-mail: scholarship@sealaska.com

Web: www.sealaskaheritage.org

Purpose:

To provide financial assistance for undergraduate or graduate study to Native Alaskans who have a connection to the Cape Fox Corporation.

Eligibility:

This program is open to lineal descendants of Alaska Native enrolled to Cape Fox Corporation, whether or not the applicant owns Cape Fox Corporation stock. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays: 1) their personal history and educational goals, and 2) their expected contributions to the Alaska Native or Native American community. Financial need is also considered in the selection process.

Financial Data:

The amount of the award depends on the availability of funds, the number of qualified applicants, class standing, and cumulative GPA.

Duration:

1 year; may be renewed up to 5 years for a bachelor's degree, up to 3 years for a master's degree, up to 2 years for a doctorate, or up to 3 years for vocational study. The maximum total support is limited to 9 years. Renewal depends on recipients' maintaining full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.5 or higher as an undergraduate or 3.0 or higher as a graduate student.

Number Awarded:

Varies each year.

Deadline:

 February of each year.