• Apply   

     

    Key: Get Organized

    1. Create a Scholarship Portfolio with the following tabs:

    • Completed Letter of Recommendation Request Form
    • Official Transcripts
    • Unofficial Transcripts
    • Test Scores
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Scholarship Schedule 
    • Copies of completed scholarships

    2. Visit your School's Counseling Office, to request the following information:

    • 5 copies of your Official Transcripts (after January 25, 2021, get updated Official Transcripts)
    • 5 copies of your Unofficial Transcripts (after January 25, 2021, get updated Unofficial Transcripts)
    • 3 copies of Test Scores: ACT, SAT, etc.

    3. Acquire Letters of Recommendation. Fill out Letter of Recommendation Request Form. Copy it 10 times to give out to different people (teachers, advisors/coaches, counselors, employer, clergy, life long friends of the family, etc.). Give writers two weeks to write the Letter of Recommendation. Make sure you write down the date that YOU need to pick the letters up from the writer!

    4. Research for scholarships

    • check out our scholarship list below
    • at your College that you have been accepted to
    • on the internet (Unigo, Scholarship.com, FastWeb)

    5. Read the application carefully, especially the eligibility requirements, and follow ALL directions.

    6. On your essays, you are welcome to ask people to proofread it for you! 

    7. Once the scholarship application is completed, copy the entire thing for your records. This is very important! You might need to refer back to it.

    8. Mail BEFORE the postmarked date and/or deadline, sometimes it takes two weeks for mail to get to the lower 48!!!

    9. Annotate on your Scholarship Schedule the required information. This information will be useful at tax time.

    10. It is very important to inform your School Counselor when you are awarded a scholarship. He/She will want to know the name of the scholarship and the amount awarded for graduation purposes. 

     

     


    NPHS SCHOLARSHIP LIST
    Below is a list of local scholarships mixed in with some national scholarships.  There are a lot more scholarships out there, use the scholarship datebases mentioned above. 
    Don't limit yourself just to this list!


     

    Scholarships for military connected students click here! Several scholarships are available with various due dates

    Check out these online scholarship sites:   Unigo, Scholarship.com, FastWeb)

     

    September Scholarships:

    Quest Bridge- Full four year scholarships to top schools for academically outstanding seniors/low income.  Due 9/29/20

    October Scholarships:

    Horatio Alger Association- $25,000- Demonstrate critical financial need, GPA minimum of 2.0 Due 10/25/20
    VFW Voice of Democracy- $30,000- 9th-12th grade students.  Turn in recorded speech to Chief Spilinek in ROTC 10/31/20

    November Scholarships:

    SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship- Youth that have experienced homelessness.  $2000 Due TBA
    Elks Most Valuable Student-All high school seniors- $4000-$50,000, Due 11/15/2020
    Eduation Matters- All high school seniors $5000 Due 11/30/2020

    December Scholarships:

    Alaska Air Carriers- $1000-$5000-Students pursuing aviation, Due 12/1/2020
    Unigo $10K- $10,000 All high school seniors Due 12/31/2020

    January Scholarships:

    GE- Reagan Foundation- Up to $40,000- Student leaders with a minimum GPA of 3.0, Due TBA
    Alaska Engineering Education Scholarship-$500-$4000- Engineering students, Due TBA
    Forest Jones Memorial- TBA- Students interested in Alaska aviation- Due TBA
    Jim Snead Memorial-TBA-Students interested in Alaska aviation- Due TBA
    BP Process Technology- Up to $40,000- Students pursuing a process technology degree at UAA, UAF, or UA Kenai, Due TBA
    Red Boucher- $1000- Students going into a technology related career- TBA
    The Permafrost Scholarship- $1000-Fairbanks/North Pole senior with strong Alaskan roots- Due EXTENDED TO TBA
    High Mark Scholarship-Fairbanks/North Pole senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0- Due TBA
    Stock the Cache Scholarship- $1000-Fairbanks/North Pole senior pursuing a 2 year or shorter program (CTE)- Due TBA

    Scholarships for military connected students click here! Several scholarships are available with various due dates


    February Scholarships:
    (check back for more)

    GVEA- $2500-$15,000-Must be a GVEA customer and meet GPA requirements- Due TBA
    2020 SWE Greatland Section Scholarship- $2000- Female pursuing engineering- Due TBA
    UA (UAF, UAA, UAS) Scholarships- $500-$8000-Due TBA
    Interior Designers Scholarship- $1000- Alaska resident pursuing interior design- TBA
    True North Credit Union- $2500- GPA 3.00-3.75- TBA

    March Scholarships: (check back for more)
    Fairbanks Emblem Club- $1000- Minimum GPA 2.0- TBA
    Zeta Chapter of ADK- $500-Must have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a member of ESSA, FPA or FEA- Due TBA
    Ducks Unlimited- $500-$10,000- Must be a Ducks Unlimited Member- Due TBA
    Fairbanks Retired Teachers' Association- Four $1500 awards- Graduating from FNSBSD- Due TBA
    Kids Voting-$500- Graduating student from FNSBSD- TBA
    June Nelson Scholarship- $1500- Graduating senior- Due TBA
    ADK Gamma Chapter-$750-Parent is or has been in education- Due TBA
    John Kelly Scholarship- $1000-Students attending UAF or CTC in specific degrees- Due TBA
    ADK Theta Chapter- $500-$1000- FNSBSD Senior- Due TBA

    FPA Scholarships- $1000- GPA minimum 3.5- Due TBA
    AGC Scholarship-Up to $20,000- Students going into construction or accounting, insurance and bonding- Due TBA
    The Permafrost Scholarship- $1000-Fairbanks/North Pole senior with strong Alaskan roots- Due TBA
    High Mark Scholarship-Fairbanks/North Pole senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0- Due TBA
    Art Jess Scholarships-$4000-Alaska Native, Alaska resident, minimum GPA of 2.5- Due TBA
    Harry H Hirshik- $1500- Pursuing automotive technology- Due TBA
    JJ Klein Scholarship- $10,000- GPA 2.0-3.2-Alaska resident- Due TBA
    The GCI Scholarship- 50 scholarships awarded @ $2000 each- Seeking degree in STEM, GPA 2.8-3.5 Due TBA
    Donald R DeWitt Scholarship- $2000- NOT in the top 10% and a student in the FNSBSD- Due TBA
    Liam Hood Memorial Scholarship- $3000- Alaska resident, minimum GPA 3.0- Due TBA
    Bettye Davis Memorial Scholarship- $1000- Women of color and/or from a minority community pursuing social work- Due TBA

    April Scholarships:

    Credit Union One
    - Amount TBA- Be a member of Credit Union One- Due TBA
    Alaska CHARR-Awards amount vary-Alaska resident pursuing a career in Alaska hospitality-Due TBA
    The American Legion of Alaska- Several Scholarships due at various times
    Tim Akers Memorial Scholarship- $1000- Alaskan resident with minimum GPA 3.0 pursuing technology-Due TBA
    2020 Dream to Fly- Alaska resident with a dream to fly as a professional pilot- Due TBA
    The Gary Martin Swim Scholarship- $1000- Applicant must have been involved in competitive swimming- Due TBA
    Scott Fibranz Memorial Baseball Scholarship- $1000- Participant in either baseball or softball- Due TBA
    Dr John Halligan Scholarship- $2500- Must plan on attending a UA school pursuing health sciences- Due TBA
    Kathryn E and John P Doyle Scholarship- $5000- Female studying science related degree at a UA school- Due TBA
    Sven and Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Scholarship- $10,000- Must plan on attending at a UA school in engineering or music- Due TBA
    Chef Cotter Scholarship- $1000- Alaska senior pursuing a career in culinary arts-Due TBA

    David E Knox Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    - $2500- Must commit to 1 year to practice nursing in a small Alaska Community- Due TBA

    Frank Belts Scholarship- $500- Parents are members of a local union- Due TBA
    Quota International-Amount TBA- Due TBA
    The KIA Great Unknows Scholarship- $5000- First 500 applications will be accpepted. 
    PTSA Scholarship- $250- Must be a current NPHS PTSA member.

    2020 Nursing Corps Scholarship-Amount is needs base- Due TBA
    North Pole Rotary- $5000- Be a graduating senior attending a high school in North Pole with a minimum GPA of 2.5- TBA

     

    May Scholarships:

    MLK Scholarship- $1000-Graduating senior with GPA minimium of 2.0- Due TBA

     

    June Scholarships:

    Hank Nikkels Scholarship- $5000- Alaska resident studying engineering- Due TBA
    IBEW Scholarship- $2000- Alaska resident who intends to work in the electric industry-Due TBA

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

NPHS Scholarship List

Last Modified on October 6, 2020