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The Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship

The Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship awards successful applicants $7,500 for up to five years (totaling up to $37,500) with the consideration of a fifth year, in extenuating circumstances. The scholarship will be paid directly to the applicant’s school to cover education expenses.

  • Amount: $37,500.00
  • Awards: 0
  • Deadline: Apr 27, 2018
Qualifications: Applicant must be an Alaska resident Applicant must be a graduate/soon-to-be graduate of a high school or equivalent program located in Alaska Preference is for applicants that are the first in their immediate family to pursue a post-secondary degree, although other students attending eligible universities and colleges may apply (see below) Applicant must be accepted and plan to enroll at one of the 14 eligible universities: Alaska Christian College – Soldotna, AK Alaska Pacific University – Anchorage, AK Concordia University – Portland, OR Corban College – Salem, OR George Fox University – Newberg, OR Montana Bible College -Bozeman, MT Multnomah University – Portland, OR Northwest Nazarene – Nampa, ID Northwest University – Kirkland, WA Pacific Lutheran University – Tacoma, WA Seattle Pacific University – Seattle, WA University of Portland – Portland, OR Warner Pacific College – Portland, OR Whitworth University – Spokane, WA Criteria: Personal Essay High School Transcripts Explanation of Expenses Education and Background information Letters of Recommendation- Two Required IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must submit their student ID number and program information to ACF through the online system before their award can be disbursed. If we do not receive the above information by September 30, 2017, the scholarship may not be awarded. Please contact ACF if you cannot send in the information by this date. Preference will be given to Alaska Native students. Strong preference will be given to students who are the first in their immediate family to attend college or university, although non-first generation students may also apply
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