September 2013


“Peak Oilfield Service Company is looking for qualified oilfield roustabouts to assist in project work in Peak’s business unit in the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota. Project work includes assisting in erecting Lufkin and Weatherford pump jacks and other oilfield support duties as required. A minimum of one year of direct oilfield experience is required as is a valid, current driver’s license and a 10 Hour OSHA Certification. The work schedule is three weeks on/off for 11.5 hour per day. Peak will provide transportation from Minot or Williston to its facilities in Tioga. Candidates must successfully complete post-offer/pre-hire background, drug and physical screenings. Resumes must be clearly marked “Roustabout – North Dakota” and can be emailed to peakhr or faxed to (907) 263-7041.”

“Peak Oilfield Service Company is looking for qualified oilfield crane operators to assist in project work in Peak’s business unit in the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota. Project work includes assisting in erecting Lufkin and Weatherford pump jacks and other oilfield support duties as required. A minimum of one year of direct oilfield experience is required. Experience in driving and operating truck mounted 55 ton National Cranes and/or Grove RT 65 Ton Cranes is required as is a valid, current CDL and associated medical card and a 10 Hour OSHA Certification. The work schedule is three weeks on/off for 11.5 hour per day. Peak will provide transportation from Minot or Williston to its facilities in Tioga. Candidates must successfully complete post-offer/pre-hire background, drug and physical screenings. Resumes must be clearly marked “Crane Operator – North Dakota” and can be emailed to peakhr or faxed to (907) 263-7041.”

Peak is looking for rolligon drivers to work the winter season. Rolligons will be operating on the North Slope between Prudhoe Bay, Barrow, Atqasuk and possibly other locations within the area. Rolligon experience and Alaska North Slope experience preferred. The following are requirements of employment: class A CDL, current medical card, clean driving record, and be able to pass a drug test. If you are interested please submit a resume by emailing it to peakhr or faxing it to (907) 263-7041

Peak Oilfield Service Company is looking for qualified offshore oil rig riggers to assist in crane-associated project work in Peak’s business unit in Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Responsibilities include rigging up equipment, assembling rigging to lift and mov equipment and materials on oil platforms and other associated work. A minimum of one year of direct offshore rigging experience is required. A Basic Rigging and Signal Person Card is required. 10 Hour OSHA Certification or CITS Certification is required. A TWIC Card is required. The work is primarily offshore and rotational. Candidates must successfully complete post-offer/pre-hire background, drug and physical screenings. Resumes must be clearly marked “Rigger – Kenai Offshore” and can be emailed to peakhr or faxed to (907) 263-7041.

Peak is looking for capable experienced drivers to work on North Slope winter ice road projects for the 2013-2014 season. Drivers need to have experience operating the following types of trucks: water trucks, tractor trailers, and end dumps. Alaska North Slope oilfield experience preferred.

The following are requirements of employment: class A CDL, current medical card, clean driving record, and be able to pass a drug test. If you are interested please submit a resume by emailing it to peakhr or faxing to (907) 263-7041

Peak is looking for capable experienced equipment operators to work on 2013 – 2014 Alaska North Slope winter ice road projects. Operators need to have experience with the following types of equipment: loaders, graders, rock trucks, articulating water trucks. Alaska North Slope experience preferred. The following are requirements of employment: class A CDL, current medical card, clean driving record, and be able to pass a drug test. If you are interested please submit a resume by emailing it to peakhr or by faxing it to (907) 263-7041

Doyon Foundation announces the opening of the spring 2014 online scholarship application period.

 

Friday, November 15, 2013 is the deadline to submit applications for basic scholarships and for the second portion of competitive awards for the spring 2014 semester.

 

To apply for the basic scholarship or the second half of a competitive award, students must submit:

  • A complete online application form
  • Proof of academic enrollment
  • Most recent official transcripts if this is your first term in academic year 2013-2014 OR unofficial transcripts if you’ve submitted your official transcript already for academic year 2013-2014
    • NOTE: Returning students (students who received a fall 2013 scholarship) can submit their transcripts showing final fall grades by Friday, December 27, 2013

Basic scholarships range from $400 for part time students to $800 for full time students. Competitive recipients have already received half of their award for fall 2013 and are required to fill out an application for the spring 2014 semester in order to receive the second half of their award.

For more information, see Doyon Foundation’s scholarship application guidelines at www.doyonfoundation.com or contact the Scholarship Program Manager, Maurine Isaacson at isaacsonm@doyon.com or (907) 459-2049.

University of Alaska Emerging Leaders Retreat
Oct. 11-13, 2013
Applications due Sept. 30th.
Application fee $25 – covers transportation, food and lodging

The Emerging Leaders Retreat is an annual leadership experience designed for first-year students, transfer students or those who have limited leadership experience and are interested in developing their leadership knowledge and skills. The three-day, two night retreat, which is delivered off campus, provides a rich learning experience regardless of whether or not students hold a formal leadership position.

As a result of participating in the Emerging Leaders Retreat, students will:

  • Develop connections to the campus community
  • Explore leadership through experiential learning and reflection
  • Build useful and effective leadership skills
  • Have a lot of fun

The retreat is a great opportunity for students to develop connections with peers and gain self-awareness. It includes a variety of team building activities, interactive games, and small group discussion.

If you need more information, please contact  Cara Hollingsworth @474-1170 or cara.hollingsworth@alaska.edu.

http://www.uaf.edu/woodcenter/leadership/Emerging%20Leader%20Retreat/

Fairbanks Native Association in partnership with Doyon, Limited and Tanana Chiefs Conference will be hosting the 2013 AFN Convention Welcome Potlatch

Volunteers are needed, for more information please view the attached flyer.

AFN Potlatch Volunteer flyer.pdf

Deadline – November 1, 2013

The Alaska Association of Environmental Professionals (AAEP) Scholarship is to provide scholarships for full-time undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program in the area of environmental (or natural) sciences, environmental technology, or environmental policy. One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded for the 2013/2014 school year.

Students can find the application online at http://tinyurl.com/1314AAEP or pick up the application in the UAF Financial Aid Office located in Room 107 Eielson Building.

Deadline – October 7th, 2013

 

The George W. and Mary A. Jones Scholarship was established to support students in any area of study at the University of Alaska Fairbanks who are seeking any degree and who have faced family, financial or personal adversity resulting in a challenge to attend a higher educational institution. This is an exciting scholarship opportunity for non-traditional UAF students who are returning or who have returned to further their education after a minimum five year gap in attendance at any college or university.

Award amount is $1000 for the 2013/2014 schoolyear. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply online at http://tinyurl.com/1314Jones .

Deadline – September 27th

The Schaible Health Care Services Scholarship provides funds for students in the health care services field at the Community and Technical College and/or Kuskokwim Campus within the College or Rural and Community Development at UAF.  To qualify for this scholarship, a student must be in a health care services major, maintain a 2.0 GPA, and plan to enroll part-time. Students can apply online at http://tinyurl.com/1314SchaibleHealthScholarship

Do you support students and education? Do you value cultural and language learning opportunities? Are you seeking a way to make a difference? If so, consider serving on the Doyon Foundation board of directors.

Doyon Foundation is currently seeking candidates for two open seats on its board of directors. The open positions have three-year terms expiring in 2016.

The application deadline is Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5 p.m. The election will take place at the Foundation’s 2013 annual membership meeting in November.

Interested candidates may complete the online application or download and print a hard copy form at www.doyonfoundation.com. Hard copy forms may be mailed or hand-delivered to Doyon Foundation, 615 Bidwell Avenue, Suite 101, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99701.

Candidates seeking election to the Doyon Foundation board must be:

  • A Doyon shareholder
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Knowledgeable about private foundation management and higher education
  • Familiar with the Foundation’s strategic plan, long-term vision and goals, and mission and purpose
  • Committed to spending up to 200 volunteer hours a year carrying out the duties of a board member

This year, Doyon Foundation is specifically interested in candidates who have experience pursuing and obtaining funds and resources from foundations, corporations, individuals and government sources through activities such as proposal development, annual strategic campaigns and events planning.

For more information, please visit www.doyonfoundation.com or contact Doris Miller, Doyon Foundation’s executive director, at 907.459.2048 or millerd@doyon.com.

University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development TAPESTRY is Accepting Applications for the SPRING 2014 SemesterApplications are DUE by 5:00pm OCTOBER 8th, 2013

The purpose of the TAPESTRY Postsecondary Transition Program is to provide students (ages 18 to 21) with intellectual and cognitive disabilities a postsecondary college experience to develop self-advocacy skills, engage in career exploration, and develop social skills that lead to employment in a career field or enrollment in a postsecondary educational program. – See more at: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/centerforhumandevelopment/tapestry/#sthash.nPxXAQ2U.dpuf

Catching the Dream will make up to 30 grants this school year for two grants programs to Indian Schools, the organization announced today. Ten grants for $5,000 each will be for the Math and Science Teaching (MAST) program and 20 grants of $1,000 each will be for the Reading Award Program (RAP).

For more information the flyer is listed below.

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Here you’ll find the schedules of some of the tutoring services offered at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). All of these resources are in the Fairbanks area and most are just a short walk away from wherever you may be on the UAF main campus.

If you’re not on the UAF campus or in Fairbanks, you still have resources available! Some tutoring services offer telephone and e-mail tutoring. To find out if the subject you need help in offers telephone/e-mail tutoring, check on their webpage or give them a call. If you’d prefer to meet with someone in person, call your campus to inquire about what tutoring services are available to you.

http://www.uaf.edu/ruralss/tutoring-services/

 

A scholarship for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students

The Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) is a full scholarship for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students who want to take part in Semester in Washington Politics. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students, including those who have completed their undergraduate degree but have not yet enrolled in a graduate program. NAPLP is made possible by a generous grant from the AT&T Foundation.

NAPLP scholarships are awarded to students based on academic ability, leadership potential, and an interest in politics. Students from all tribes and from every part of the United States are welcome to apply. There is no application fee for those applying for the NAPLP scholarship.

What does the NAPLP scholarship cover?

  • Tuition and fees for the two core classes, plus an optional third course (up to 9 credit hours total)
  • Housing in a GW dormitory
  • A small stipend for books and living expenses, paid in two installments
  • Airfare to and from Washington, D.C. (one round-trip ticket)

The deadline to Apply is November 1, 2013, for more information and the application go to the following website http://semesterinwashington.gwu.edu/naplp.

Attached is a copy of the 2014 Rural Alaska Community Environmental Job Training Program. All of the contact information is provided in the application.

RACEJT 2014 Application Packet

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 2013-2014 ALASKA PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WINDOW EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 13, 2013

The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education will accept 2013-2014 Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSAs) for Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) award consideration through December 13, 2013, contingent upon:

  • Funding availability after awards are made to students who applied by the original June 30 deadline; and
  • The applicant having met all other APS academic eligibility requirements prior to July 2013.

During this time period, the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development will continue to process 2013 Eligibility Determination Request Forms for 2013 private school graduates or privately homeschooled graduates who met initial eligibility requirements by their graduation date.

If you’ve already filed a FAFSA, check your Alaska Student Aid Portal (ASAP) account for updates to your award status. For more information about the award processing timeline, ASAP, or the APS, go to http://APS.alaska.gov.

Through its fellowship program, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties. Administered by the National Research Council (NRC) since 1979, these programs provide fellowship support at the predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral levels.

Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens who can demonstrate 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.

Fellowships include a stipend and an institution allowance for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.  Application deadlines are mid-November, for more information, click here.

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