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Nick Begich Fund Scholarship

College Scholarships to Alaska Residents to Pursue a Degree
or Career in Government, Education, or Public Service

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund

Deadline Date:

02/23/21 Postmarked or Emailed by Midnight

Description:

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College scholarships of up to $2,000 per year to Alaska residents to pursue higher education goals. Funding is intended to support residents who are pursuing degrees or careers in government, education, or public service. Applications are accepted from Alaskan residents at the high school senior level or above.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178086

Estimated Size of Grant:

The highest scoring applicant is awarded the Eugene A. Kennedy Award which, at present, is a $2,000 annual award renewable for up to a full four years, pending academic review by the board. A number of additional grant awards are made in the amounts of $1,750, $1,500, $1,000, $750, and $500 annually.

Term of Contract:

Scholarships: An annual award renewable for up to a full four years, pending academic review by the board. A number of additional grant awards are made annually.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarships: Applicants must be Alaskan residents at the high school senior level or above.

Medical, Nursing, or Aviation applications will not be considered,

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted by e-mail or U.S. mail only and must be sent and postmarked no later than midnight February 23, 2021. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Award winners will be announced in June 2021.

E mailed applications are preferred.

With your application packet, please include two current letters of recommendation: one from a teacher, counselor, employer, or community activist; and one from a peer, friend, or colleague.

Any questions may be e-mailed to Tom Begich.

About the Fund:
http://www.nickbegichfund.org/about-fund/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail or email (preferred) applications to tsbegich@gmail.com, or

U.S. mail:
Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund
Attn: Tom Begich, Executive Director
P.O. Box 142711
Anchorage, AK 99514-2711

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