Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > High School Scholarships > Bering Straits Foundation Higher Education And Vocational Training Scholarships

Bering Straits Foundation Higher Education and Vocational Training Scholarships

The Bering Straits Foundation offers scholarships to students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or vocational school. Since the scholarship program is highly competitive, not all eligible applicants are guaranteed funding. Please read the following guidelines and return the application before the specified deadline dates. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Awards given on a semester basis.


Deadline:
- for fall semester is June 30
- for spring semester deadline is December 30

Eligibility:
- Must be enrolled to Bering Straits Native Corp. or a lineal descendant.

- High school graduate minimum GPA is 3.0, continuing student minimum GPA is 2.0 for first semester and 2.5 for succeeding semesters.

- Full time students only (12 semester credits, 10 quarter and 9 graduate level).

- Must show financial need after all other sources of funding have been considered.

Award amounts are $500 with a GPA of 3.0 or above and $250 with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Vocational Education awards are $250.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!

  

Latest College & Financial Aid News

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

February 4, 2016

by Susan Dutca

What makes February so lovely? It is Financial Aid Awareness Month, and since filling out the FAFSA is stressful - much like taxes - several higher education institutions and financial aid organizations have jumped on board to provide informational sessions for families and students as they navigate through, and apply for financial aid through the 2016-2017 FAFSA. According to the National Center [...]

Two For-Profits Accused of Scamming Students, Won't Get Funding

February 2, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Two for-profit trade schools are being accused of lying to students in order to secure millions in federal funding. After receiving a combined $107 million in federal funding in the 2014-2015 academic year, two for-profit trade schools are temporarily banned from receiving any more funding from the Department of Education after reportedly falsifying documents and student statistics in what is [...]

Pell Grants for Prisoners? Obama Says Yes

January 28, 2016

by Susan Dutca

According to President Obama, the Pell Grant Program should be extended to include convicted felons currently in our prison systems so that they may continue their education from behind bars. The US is a "nation of second chances," according to Arne Duncan, the current Secretary of Education, and should offer the incarcerated the option of an at least partially funded post-secondary education. [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed