- Listed: January 11, 2021 11:33 am
- Expires: 31 days, 10 hours
The enrollment period for Sealaska Scholarship Applications is open for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Deadline to apply is March 1, 2020. However, Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) is offering a $50 incentive to those who complete their scholarship application on or before Feb. 1 and who are accepted as scholarship recipients; if selected as a recipient, the $50 will be included in their scholarship award.
Applications must be filled out and submitted online at the Sealaska Heritage website scholarship page.
To Learn More about the scholarship, read the complete announcement HERE
To Apply for the scholarship, go HERE
Awards will be made to Alaska Native Sealaska shareholders and descendants enrolled full- or part- time in accredited colleges, universities and voc-tech schools. Students must also have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. The scholarship program was founded by Sealaska and is administered by Sealaska Heritage.
In order to qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:
- Alaska Native
- Shareholder of Sealaska Corporation or an Alaska Native descendant of a shareholder
- Have a 2.0 Cumulative GPA
- Enrolled in an accredited college or vocational school
- December 15, 2020 – Application Opens
- February 1, 2021 – Early Bird Deadline
- March 1, 2021 – Scholarship Deadline
- May 1, 2021 – Recipients Notified
Sealaska Heritage Institute is a private nonprofit founded in 1980 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska. Its goal is to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. SHI also conducts social scientific and public policy research that promotes Alaska Native arts, cultures, history and education statewide. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars, a Native Artist Committee and a Southeast Regional Language Committee.
For more info. about Sealaska Heritage Institute, contact Kathy Dye, SHI Media Specialist, (907) 321- 4636 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Delores Churchill, (907)225-5416; or Debbie Head, (907) 401-3358
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