Scholarships for American Indians
Glenn Godfrey Memorial Scholarship
Attn: Koniag Education Foundation
6927 Old Seward Highway, Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99518-2283
(907) 562-9093 Toll-free: (888) 562-9093
Fax: (907) 562-9023
To provide financial assistance to Alaska Natives with ties to the Koniag region who have demonstrated leadership and plan to attend college in any state.
This program is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are Alaska Native shareholders of the Koniag region or descindants of those original enrollees. Applicants be enrolled in or accepted at an accredited college, university, or vocational school in any state.
They must have
- a GPA of 2.5 or higher
- be able to demonstrate leadership in school, community, athletics, church, or Native culture activities.
Along with their application, they must submit an essay on
- what they expect to accomplish in the next 10 years
- how the scholarship will help them achieve that goal
- how they plan to give back to the community.
The stipend is $5,000. Funds are sent directly to the recipients school and may be used for tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and meals.
1 year; may be renewed up to 2 additional years
Provided the recipient maintains
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- participates in school, community, or church activities.
1 each year.
August of each year.