Scholarships for American Indians

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 KONIAG EDUCATION FOUNDATION ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT/GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Koniag Incorporated

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                                  E-mail: kef@alaska.com

Web: www.koniageducation.org/KEFScholarship.html

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Alaska Natives with ties to the Koniag region who plan to attend college or graduate school in any state.

Eligibility - This program is open to high school seniors, high school and GED graduates, college students, and graduate students who are Alaska Native shareholders of the Koniag region or descendants of those original enrollees. Applicants must supply proof of eligibility and documentation of financial need. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be enrolled  or planning to enroll at a college or university in any state. Along with their application, they must submit a 300- to 600-work letter that includes their personal and family history, their schooling, and their educational and life goals.

Financial data - Stipends range up to $2,500 per year. Funds are sent directly to the recipient's school and may be used for tuition, books, supplies, room, board, and transportation.

Duration - 1 year; may be renewed, provided recipients maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Additional information - The Koniag Education Foundation was established in 1993 by the directors of Koniag, Inc. The Koniag region covers Kodiak Island, many smaller islands, and a portion of the Alaska Peninsula.

Number awarded - Varies each year.

Deadline - March of each year for summer term; May of each year for fall or spring term.