October 2009


Below is the new 2009-2010 Going to College in Alaska Magazine in .pdf format. Contact Andrea Ravenswaay with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education at 907.269.7973 or via email at andrea.van.ravenswaay@alaska.gov if you have questions.

GTCIAK_2009.pdf

Alyeska Pipeline Service Company seeks applications from highly motivated college students attending an accredited university. Specifically Alyeska is looking for individuals who are seeking more than just a summer position, but a future career pathway by participating in a 12 – week paid internship program on the Trans-Alaska pipeline System (TAPS). See application at http://www.alyeska-pipe.com/Employment/InternshipOpportunities.asp for more information.

The 2010 Application Deadline is November 9, 2009

This year the program will award approximately 18 postdoctoral fellowships. The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree.

Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

For more information, go to: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047960.

The 2010 Application Deadline is November 9, 2009

This year the program will award approximately 20 dissertation fellowships. The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Dissertation fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

For more information, go to: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959

The 2010 Application Deadline is November 2, 2009.

In 2010, the Ford Fellowship program will award approximately 40 predoctoral fellowships. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

For more information on how to apply, go to: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958.

This event recognizes Alaskan Natives who are perpetuating and preserving culture through artistic ways such as photography, music, dance, performance art, journalism, film, visual and literary art, and all varieties of media. The nomination deadline is this Saturday! Criteria: 1. Demonstrates cultural perpetuation, 2. Must be Alaska Native and 3. Lives in Alaska year-round. The nomination form can be found below.

http://www.alaskanativeheritagemonth.com

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anva_nominationform.pdf

The Fairbanks Concert Association is sponsoring a community-wide potluck to welcome the Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre on Sunday, November 1, 2009 from 4-8pm at the Traditional Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall in Fairbanks, Alaska.

The potluck will feature performances by the Effie Kokrine Charter School students, Young Native fiddlers, Inu Yupiak Dance Group, Pavva Inupiaq Dancers of Fairbanks and the Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre. Alaskan main dishes will be provided. Please bring a salad or side dish to share.

Lakota Sioux event flyer.pdf

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