November 2015

Doyon Foundation will be closed on November 26-27, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The office will reopen on November 30, 2015 at 8:00 AM. Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

Whirlwind Steel is offering a continuous $1000 scholarship to current and aspiring engineering students. The scholarship will be available prior to the start of each fall and spring semester. For more details on the scholarship, its deadlines, and its requirements, you can visit their


The Attorneys at KaplunMarx offer an annual scholarship of $1000.  To apply, you need to write an essay “What law would you change or introduce to make the USA a safer place to live?”  More scholarship details are available on their website:


The National Park Service Academy seeks qualified candidates for a 2016 Spring Break Career Development orientation and Summer Internship in Alaska! Learn about careers in Natural & Cultural Resource Management, Education, Facilities Management, Field Research, Business, Wildlife, Digital Media, Trail Crew, and more. Anyone age 18-35 can apply, but the recruitment focus is on young adults who reside in Alaska and identify as either a racial/ethnic minority, under-represented, or rural resident.

20 selected members spend Spring Break at Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska. Travel, food, and lodging is included. Summer internships are based at Alaska national park offices in Denali, Anchorage, Katmai, Fairbanks, Lake Clark, Sitka, and more. Summer interns will receive free travel and housing, a living allowance ($160 to $280 per week), and eligibility for a $1,515 AmeriCorps Education Award.

Don’t Delay – Apply Now! Thoroughly complete an application by visiting
and clicking the "APPLY NOW" button at the top right hand corner of the page. Students interested in the Alaska NPS Academy should use promo code PO-00688851 and complete the Adult portion of the application. Email SCA Alaska recruiter Jeff Chen at jchen for an application fee waiver.

The next DEADLINE is November 30. Applicants who submit a complete application before then will be given priority. After November 30, applications will be accepted until 20 qualified applicants are selected. For more information about NPS Academy, visit this website: . (NPS Academy applicants and those over age 35 may also apply to our general pool of positions.)






Click HERE for a list of scholarships put together by North Pole High School.


GVEA awards eight (8) scholarships each year.  The first seven are awarded in April, and the eighth is awarded in August.

To be eligible for any GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or member of the applicant’s immediate family) must be a member of Golden Valley Electric Association and receive electric power from GVEA at his/her principal residence.

For more information, click HERE.

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