STC Discretionary Scholarships
STC is committed to create a better workforce for Skagway; for the Tribe and the State as a whole. STC awards one $1000 discretionary scholarship towards to any eligible individual.
Eligibility (need only to meet one of the eligibility criteria):
Any Skagway School Graduate of the funding year
Any Base roll Tribal Member
Any direct family member of a base roll member (within 1 generation)
STC BIA Scholarships & Higher Education
Higher Education provides financial awards to students in college and post-secondary vocational education programs.
BIA funded Higher education funds are a need based funds and are not an entitlement. Furthermore, the amount awarded yearly will reflect the appropriated amount. BIA Scholarhsips and Higher education is for students who are members of Skagway Traditional Council.
Higher Education funding is provided by BIA & based on financial needs.
Directory of scholarship opportunities for american indian students
Click here to find The Indigenous Post (Vol. 2, No. 5 - Fall 2018) list of scholarship opportunities complete with description, amounts, deadlines & links to the applications.
Job Placement and Training
STC provides funding consideration for vocational education to eligible tribal members residing in Skagway. Individuals must be degree-seeking and accepted by an accredited vocational training school in Alaska or the United States.
Applications and required documents for Higher Education and Adult Vocational Training applicants must be submitted to STC by the following dates:
March 15 – Summer deadline
April 30 – Fall deadline
November 15 – Spring deadline
THRHA Student Housing Voucher program
Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority’s Student Housing Voucher Scholarship Program provides rental assistance for low-income Native students while attending college.
Students may qualify for up to $1,500.00 per semester, $3,000.00 per year and lifetime maximum of $12,000.00 or 8 semesters.
Student’s primary residence at time of application must be in a qualifying community such as:
Angoon, Craig, Douglas, Juneau, Kake, Kasaan, Klawock, Petersburg, Saxman, Skagway, Wrangell or Yakutat
Student’s total household income may not exceed 80% Median Family Income (MFI)
Student must be Alaskan Native or Native American
Student must attend an accredited university or vocational institution
Must be a full-time student- minimum of (12) credits; (9) credits for graduate school
Part-time students- minimum of nine (9) credits – may be eligible for 50% of the maximum assistance
Minimum GPA for eligibility is 2.0
Adult Basic Education
The Adult Basic Education Program provides support for students seeking to complete high school equivalency examinations, or are in need to upgrades in basic core courses (math, English, etc.).
STC currently work with The Learning Connection in Juneau to assist eligible individuals in their efforts to obtain their basic education.
Other Scholarships and services
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