Scholarship Opportunities

The Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska offers two scholarship opportunities for Tribal Members pursuing higher education at an accredited college or university or adult vocational school.

FREDERICK C. LEKANOFF SCHOLARSHIP

Send us an application for each semester at an accredited college or university. Send an Official Transcript for that semester. Retain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

ADULT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Be a resident of Unalaska. Be a Tribal Member. Complete an application by the deadline. Applicants show the educational scholarship relates to their field of work.

 ALASKA NATIVE/NATIVE AMERICAN PRE-SCHOOL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP 

Qualifying applicants are granted a scholarship that pays bills of pre-school. Call us to see if you qualify!

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ALASKA NATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

ANTHC Board of Directors Scholarship

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium awards 10 competitive $5,000 scholarships to qualified Alaska Native and American Indian students statewide to increase Alaska Native and American Indian people working in healthcare fields.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $5,000

APPLICATION STATUS CLOSED for 2020-21 cycle

                                RE-OPENS spring 2021 for 2021-22 cycle

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Permanent Alaska resident

  • Interested in working in a healthcare related field

  • Enrolled full-time in higher education

    • Higher Education includes the pursuit of Associates, Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D.​​​

Emil Berikoff Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of the Emil Berikoff, Sr. Memorial (EBMS) Scholarship Program is to provide scholarship awards to APICDA community residents who are currently accepted to or enrolled at a nationally or regionally accredited college or university. 

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: varies

APPLICATION DEADLINES: July 1 - fall, winter, and spring terms

                                     Nov 15 - spring term

                                     April 1 - summer term

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formally accepted at a college or university

  • Meet residency requirements in APICDA communities​

Haginaa Kidul (Helping to Grow) Scholarship

Haginaa Kidul (Helping to Grow) scholarships will financial support of up to $2,000 for accredited college or university enrollment expenses and/or up to $2,000 vocational trainings.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: up to $2,000

APPLICATION DEADLINES: June 1, 2020

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formally accepted at a college or university

  • Attending vocational school or training program

  • Meet residency requirements in APICDA communities​

IHS (Indian Health Services) Scholarship

The IHS Scholarship Program provides qualified American Indian and Alaska Native health profession students an opportunity to establish an educational foundation for each stage of pre-professional careers.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: varies

APPLICATION STATUS: CLOSED 

                               RE-OPENS December 2020

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formally accepted at a college or university

  • Alaska Native / American Indian

Aleut Foundation Scholarships

The Aleut Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to help individuals further their careers and education.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: varies

APPLICATION PERIODSFall, Spring, Summer periods

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formally accepted at a college or university, or career program

  • Alaska Native / American Indian

CONTACT US

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
1253 E Broadway 
Unalaska, AK 99685
MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 334
Unalaska, AK 99685
OFFICE PHONE
907.581.2920
FAX NUMBER
907.581.3644
OFFICE EMAIL
info@qawalangin.com

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