Scholarships for American Indians

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KONIAG EDUCATION FOUNDATION CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTSKONIAG EDUCATION FOUNDATION CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

KONIAG EDUCATION FOUNDATION CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

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/KEFCareerDev.html

Purpose - To provide fiancial assistance to Alaska Natives with ties to the Koniag region who are interested in attending a short-term career development course.

Eligibility - This program is open to high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently-enrolled vocational school students who are Alaska Natives shareholders of the Koniag region or descendants of those original enrollees. Applicants must supply proof of eligibility and documentation of financial need. They must be interested in attending an accredited career development activity, including non-degree, part-time, short-term courses of study that will increase their oppurtunities for employment or job advancement. Along with their application, they must submit a letter that includes information about their talents and abilities, community involvment, plans for the future, how their education would contribute to the Alaska Native community, why they wish to attend the school they have chosen, why they have chosen the area they plan to study, and their long-range educational goals.

Financial data - Stipends range up to $1,000.

Duration - Up to 6 weeks. Students may obtain only 2 of these grants each year.

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 - Applicants may be submitted at any time.