Scholarships for American Indians
KUSKOKWIM EDUCATION FOUNDATION GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The Kuskokwim Corporation
Attn: Kuskokwim Educational Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 227
Aniak, AK 99557
(907) 675-4275 Toll-free: (800) 478-4275 (within AK)
Fax: (907) 675-4276 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose - To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to Native people and their descendants with ties to The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC) region.
Eligibility - This program is open to Native people and their descendants from The Kuskokwim Corporation region in Alaska. Applicants may be high school seniors, high school graduates, currently-enrolled college students, college graduates, or graduate students. They must be interested in attending school on a full-time basis. Along with their application, they must submit a letter or essay describing their talents, special interests, accomplishments, educational objectives, reasons for selecting those objectives; documentation of financial need; transcripts; and 2 letters of recommendation.
Financial data - Stipends range from $100 to $1,500 per year. Funds are sent to the recipient's school in 2 equal installments.
Duration - 1 year; may be renewed if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment and a GPA of 2.0 or higher as an undergraduate, a GPA of 3.0 or higher as a graduate student, or satisfactory progress as a vocational student.
Additional information - Recipients may use the funds for college and university courses, vocational and continuing education, student exchange programs, and other educational opportunities approved by the board.
Number awarded - Varies each year; recently, 20 of these scholarships were awarded.
Deadline - June of each year for fall semester; November of each year for spring semester.