The Alaska Community Foundation manages a scholarship program presented by North to the future business Professional Women in partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation, the Senator Bettye Davis Memorial scholarship. This program is being held in the memory of Mrs. Bettye Davis to celebrate her love for the community and the state of Alaska as she was mainly devoted to education, children’s issues, health care, women’s rights, and the advancement of minorities. This program offers an opportunity for women of minority origin, identified as African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic who are residents of the State of Alaska and also performs activities and social programs in community service.
The program will select applicants for awards based on their application, dedication, contribution to community services, and other factors. Selected applicants will be eligible for awards that will be used for their educational purposes, such as managing their books and other supplies fees, transportation, tuition fees, and other related and required expenses. This will ease their way of seeking education in their field with less financial concern.
The Alaska Community Foundation was established in 1995, and they cultivate, celebrate, and sustain all forms of philanthropy to strengthen Alaska’s communities forever. The Foundation connects people who carto the causes that make a difference and matter most to them. Their purpose is to inspire the spirit of giving and connecting people, organizations, and causes to strengthen Alaska’s communities now and forever. They envision an Alaska where communities come together and have resources to thrive.
The following table provides brief information about this program
|Organization||The Alaska Community Foundation|
|Education Level||High School Seniors|
|Number of Awards||NA|
|Contest Deadline||March 17, 2022|
Who Is Eligible?
- Be a woman of minority origin, identified as African American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic
- Be A resident of the State of Alaska
- Have Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- Be participating in community service activities and social programs
- Be a High School Senior
- Have currently enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school
- Have professional aspirations aligned to public service (i.e., Public School Educators, Government Servants, and Community Leaders
How to Apply?
Students who find themselves eligible for this scholarship program should create their accounts on the Alaska Community Foundation’s official portal. If you already have an account, you can directly log in using credentials. After creating an account, students can access the scholarship program and fill out the application and other related details. Participants must provide proof of participation in community service activities and social programs. They must have professional aspirations aligned to public services such as Public School Educators, Government Servants, and Community leaders. Applicants can click on the below link to start the process.
Applicants will get selected for awards based on their application, dedication, contribution to community services, and other factors. Selected applicants will be eligible for awards that will be used for their educational purposes, such as managing their books and other supplies fees, transportation, tuition fees, and other related and required expenses. The program will help them pursue education in the field of their choice and achieve their educational and career goals. This will also motivate and encourage them to continue participating in community activities and contribute to the growing communities.
All eligible applicants should read the above information carefully and register themselves no later than March 17, 2022. Application received after this date will not be considered eligible.