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Scholarships

KPC Scholarships


KRC Summer Scholarship

The 2021 KRC Summer Scholarship is now available for students registered in Kenai River Campus summer classes. Deadline to apply is May 28, 2021.

KRC Summer Scholarship   KRC Summer Scholarship application link

 

KBC Summer 2021 Tuition Waiver 

KBC offers a limited number of tuition waivers to assists members of our community in engaging in courses they would not otherwise be able to take, primarily for financial reasons. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and preference is given to first-time awardees. Recipients are responsible for meeting eligibility criteria and paying all fees and expenses not covered by the waiver. 

Applications must be submitted to KBC Student and Enrollment Services my 5 p.m., April 26, 2021. 

KBC Tuition Waiver Application (PDF)

 

KBC Fall 2021 Scholarship Application Packet

This packet contains application materials for multiple scholarship opportunities. Each scholarship and its eligibility criteria are described. Students who submit required documents will be automatically considered for each scholarship they are eligible for.

Applications must be submitted to KBC Student and Enrollment Services my 5 p.m., August 14, 2021. 

KBC Fall 2021 Scholarship Packet

 

KPC Talent Grant Scholarships and Administrative Scholarships

This fund will be used to assist individuals to engage in courses at the Kenai River Campus. Not applicable to Kachemak Bay Campus classes. All requests will be considered, however, due to limited funds, preference will be given to those with demonstrated financial need.

Application period is now closed. 


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Check out the KPC Financial Aid Forms page for current scholarship applications.

Financial Aid Forms Financial Aid Forms Page

Note: The following scholarships are offered outside of KPC. Please see the scholarship sponsor's website/documentation for more details.

Local Scholarships 

Title Dates Apply 

Kenaitze Indian Tribe 

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe has scholarship opportunities for Alaska Native and American Indian students. Currently have 9 different service offerings. 

Due June 1 for Fall Semester & December 1 for Spring Semester 

 Website

Calista Education and Culture Scholarship

Calista has offerings for Corporation Voting Shareholder or Descendant of an Original Shareholder.

Due June 1 for Fall Semester & December 1 for Spring Semester 

 Website

State Scholarships

Title Dates Apply

Alaska Community Foundation

Over 40 scholarships available for Alaskans! 

The Alaska Community Foundation awards scholarships made possible by passionate community members who are committed to helping Alaskans pursue their educational dreams. The specific criteria, application requirements, and deadline varies by scholarship. Please review the guidelines for each scholarship to determine your eligibility before applying.

 

Deadlines Vary by fund.

Website

Alaska Government Finance Officers Association

For upper class college students who are preparing for a career in public finance. Must be junior or senior level during the year the scholarship will be received.  GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be an Alaska resident.

 Due May 1, 2021

Website

American Legion 40/8

Must be full-time nursing student with financial need. Contact 907-242-1530 for deadline information.

 

Website

Project Management Institution

For members and Alaska residents interested in project management.  Up to $2,500 annually

Due May 1, 2021

Website

Nursing Scholarships Sources

Two sites specific for Nursing student scholarships. Check out what they have to offer!

Nursing Explorer

Nursing Scholarships for AK

Schmidt Charitable Trust

Preference is given to Alaska Natives and other minorities. Studies in Earth Sciences in Alaska. Applications can be submitted year-round and are reviewed when received or at the quarterly Board of Trustees meeting.

Year-round

Website

 National Scholarships

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AfterCollege

Offering more than a dozen major-specific, inclusive scholarships that students can apply for.  Requirements vary.

Varies Website

Public Health Scholarship

Offers a variety of opportunities to offset the cost of earning a public health degree.mApplication process, requirements, deadlines and amounts vary by fund.

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Nurse Corps Scholarship

Nurse Corps Scholarship Program provides financial support to students enrolled in nursing degree programs in exchange for a commitment to serve in high-need areas across the country. Scholarship support includes payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, as well as a monthly living stipend. Before applying, review the Application and Program Guidance (APG) for information on eligibility and requirements.

Closes May 6, 2021 Apply

National Health Service Corps Scholarship

The NHSC Scholarship Program applicants include health professional students studying to become physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives or physician assistants with a commitment to practice in underserved communities. In exchange, they commit to serve a minimum of two years in high-need, underserved communities. Scholars receive one year of financial support (up to four years) for each year of service at an NHSC-approved site.

Closes May 11, 2021 Apply
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