APS is available to qualifying Alaska high school students pursuing a college education or career training in Alaska.
Eligibility is based on
- SAT or ACT scores
- Specified high school curriculum
Eligibility is evaluated by Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) based on information submitted by the school district.
The specified curriculum is based on two main criteria
- Meeting the unit requirements in 4 to 5 subject areas
- Subject area courses need to be on the APS approved list for Anchorage School District
Some students may not be approved for the scholarship and ACPE will refer students to their high school counselor. If this happens, please contact me as soon as the fall semester starts, and I will look into the issue. Please keep in mind that not all high school graduates will qualify for the APS.
Seniors who plan to attend a postsecondary educational institution in Alaska can come and talk with me about their transcript the last few weeks of the school year. I will look at transcripts as time allows in April.
Students with low SAT or ACT scores have the opportunity to retake the test during spring. Please make sure you have the scores sent to Steller; otherwise, they will not be sent to ACPE.
Here are a couple of links with more information: