Scholarships & Internships
Intertribal Timber Council Scholarship Announcement
For Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students
The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.
1) Letter of Application
3)Three Letters of Reference
4)Evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation.
All requested information MUST be received by the close of business (5:00 pm) March 18, 2011. For more information, please visit the website www.itcnet.org. Fax (503) 282-1274 and email firstname.lastname@example.org
JEANNETTE RANKIN WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND
About the Foundation
Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress, was an advocate of women's rights. A
bequest from Rankin's estate provided the seed money for establishing Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund (JRF). Since 1978, JRF has been awarding scholarships to low-income adult women who have a vision of how a college education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities.
Postmark Deadline is March 1, 2011
Which Students are Eligible?
Women, at least 35 years of age as of March 1, 2011
Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate's degree, or a first bachelor's degree,
Enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS accredited college for the Fall 2011 term,
Low-income according to the government guidelines below.
First Alaskans Institute
First Alaskans Institute is pleased to announce its 2011 Summer Intern Program to place approximately 30 Alaska Native/American Indian and rural undergraduate and graduate students into organizations around Alaska to provide real-world leadership development experiences.
Internship application due: March 4, 2011
For more information and to download an application, go to www.firstalaskans.org. If you have any questions about the program or would like more information please feel free to call 907-677-1700
Alaska Government Finance Officers Association
The Alaska Government Finance Officers Association (AGFOA) annually offers several scholarships to college students preparing for a career in state and local government finances. This year they will be offering two $1000 scholarships to full-time students and one $1000 scholarship to a full-time or part-time student. Anyone preparing for a career in public finance, including financial management, risk management, auditing, accounting, cash management or banking is eligible to apply.
Interested students must submit an AGFOA Scholarship Application, current high school or college transcript, and an essay that includes the following topics:
1. A brief biography
2. A description of the applicant's future career plans.
3. Why the applicant is pursuing a career in their chosen field and what
impacts they hope to have on public finance.
The application, transcript, and essay must be received by March 31, 2011.
Mail completed application to:
Jim Soileau, AGFOA Scholarship Chair
City of Fairbanks
800 Cushman Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701