The King Tech Job Center has been recruiting businesses for the upcoming April 1 King Tech Spring Hiring Event. We are still nearly a month out, but we have already confirmed more than 50 businesses who are excited to recruit job-ready young men and women.
Let’s Put Alaskans to Work!!
King Tech Job Center
Outer Coast will visit Steller and have a lunch presentation in Ken’s room on Wednesday March 4th at 12 Noon. The presentation will be 20-30 minutes. The target population is juniors and seniors and their parents but everyone is welcome to attend. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about a post-secondary school with an alternative approach to learning.
UAA is holding a free health education summit on Saturday, March 28. They will have tours, mock interviews, activities and more for students interested in pursuing a health and/or pre-med program. If they are under 18 they must attend with an adult.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has some very exciting news to share! UAF will offer four-year scholarships to eligible students beginning in the fall 2020 semester.
The new scholarship program, Nanook Pledge, will provide four years of annual assistance to first-year students, transfer students and readmitted students at UAF enrolled in bachelor degrees. Awards for eligible students will range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, and will be calculated based on criteria that include test scores, grade-point averages and tuition rates. Students can check their eligibility and determine the amount of their award with our online calculator.
As many of you are aware, most scholarships that UAF currently offers only provide funding for a single year at a time. Nanook Pledge is designed to overhaul the UAF scholarship process to allow for four years of predictable financial assistance to students.
Starting in January, admitted UAF students who qualify for the award will start receiving notification of their scholarships. This spring, students will receive a financial aid offer letter detailing their total cost to attend UAF, factoring in Nanook Pledge scholarships, tuition rates and other financial aid. UAF will also provide each newly admitted student with a personalized video that outlines their anticipated financial aid and expenses in clear terms.
More details about the scholarship program are available at www.uaf.edu/finaid/nanook-pledge.php.
**Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Would you like to explore a career and earn credit? The Gifted Mentorship Program will begin accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year on February 1, 2020 You must meet GPA, coursework, and standardized test score requirements to qualify. Students spend 45-60 hours with a mentor in their field of interest and complete various assignments, including a final project. Mentorships are available in many fields, including healthcare and engineering.**
Visit the website for more information:
or contact the coordinator, Amber Jaasma, firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 742-3841
Amber Jaasma, M.Ed.
Gifted Mentorship Coordinator, Gifted Education
Anchorage School District
5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99504
HIGH SCHOOL POLAR SCIENCE PROGRAM OPPORTUNITY
REMINDER: Applications are due January 31, 2020.
We want to remind you of our exciting polar science program currently available to 11th grade high school students called the Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) to Greenland. JSEP is supported by a National Science Foundation grant to Dartmouth College. Travel, lodging and meals are provided at no cost to selected students.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Competitive applicants must possess a strong interest in the natural sciences, passion for learning, sense of adventure and openness to other cultures. Applicant must be a current high school junior and a U.S. citizen.