Scholarships

Pay It Forward: Alaska EXCEL Training Scholarship

You can apply for this scholarship if you need training or preparation for college, trades, jobs, or the military! Read on for the eligibility requirements.

FILL OUT APPLICATION ONLINE HERE:

PAY IT FORWARD APPLICATION LINK

SCORING GUIDES HERE:

PRINT APPLICATION HERE:

DUE DATE:

November 20th @ 11:59PM

ELGIBILITY:

+ Current HighSchool Senior to 24 years of age at time of applying.

+ GED or High-school diploma achieved, if you are a high-school senior you will present your credentials upon graduating.

+ Earned 1 high school credit with Alaska EXCEL, the equivalent of 2 EXCEL sessions (9, 10, 11, 12, or specialty session) or 1 Summer XL Camp. NSBSD students have an exception due to Covid-19, only required to have earned .5 credits through EXCEL

EXAMPLES SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR:

Driver’s license | Interview clothing |Government issued documents |Open bank account |Tuition

Travel costs| Books and fees |Room and board | Help with TABE | Help with ASVAB | Food workers card


Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Scholarship Contact Information

Please contact the appropriate agencies for your area

ORGANIZATION DEADLINE(S) ELIGIBILITY
AVEC, Inc.

1-800-478-1818 or (907) 561-1818 Fax: 1-800-478-2389
Georgia Shaw

April 15 – College
Voc Training 2-3 Months prior to start date. Application available at: www.avec.org
Member of AVEC or residing in household whose head-of- household is a member
Calista Scholarship Fund

1-800-277-5516
Fax: (907) 279-8430 Carmen Williams-Bydalek

June 30th

Application available at:

www.calistacorp.org

Enrolled or a Descendant of a shareholder
Coastal Villages Region Fund

1-888-795-5151 or (907) 278-5151 Fax: (907) 278-5150
Lloyd Black

May 31st – Fall Oct. 31st – Spring

Application available at:

www.coastalvillages.org

CVRF Community Members
State of Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development

1-888-282-3526 or (907) 543-1601

At least two months prior to start-date Depends on Program
United Utilities, Inc.

1-800-478-2020 ext. 5214 Fax: (907) 563-3185
Tam Cleary

April 15

Application available at:

www.unicom-alaska.com

Communities served by United Utilities, Inc.
Yukon-Delta Fisheries Development Association Scholarship Fund

1-877-985-6625 or (907) 949-1202 Doug Redfox

Feb. 14th – UA Foundation

Two months prior for Vocational Training

YDFDA Community Members
YK Health Corporation PA Health Care Professional Scholarship
1-800-478-3321 ext. 6981 or (907) 543-6981 Fax: (907) 543-6061

Laurinda O’Brien

No Deadline

Application available at:

www.ykhc.org

Tribal Members and Descendants
Education Housing Assistance Grants

See or call your Local Tribal Office

Limited Funds available first come first served Enrolled Member to a Tribal Village
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fafsa.ed.gov Check with your school’s Financial Aid Office
www.scholarships101.com Possible scholarships after a profile on website
www.aigcs.org For College students