Scholarship Name: Alaska Advantage Education Grant
Provider: The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
Amount: Up to $2,000
Info and Availability: In order to quality for this grant, applicants must be an Alaska resident and have a high school diploma. They must be admitted into an undergraduate degree program at an Alaskan institution as at least a half-time student.
Scholarship Name: Patricia Ann Hughes Eastaugh Memorial Teaching Scholarship
Provider: The University of Alaska Foundation
Info and Availability: Incoming freshman applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program. Applicants must intend to become an elementary or secondary school teacher in Alaska and be enrolled in academic programs leading toward that end. The recipient must be a resident of Alaska and preference will be given to applicants in the top 25% of their graduating class.
Info and Availability: The Teacher Education Loan Program in Alaska is explicitly for rural Alaskans who wish to teach in a rural school. Rural communities are defined as those with fewer than 5,500 people and no road or rail connections to Anchorage or Fairbanks, or connected communities with fewer than 1,500 people.