Tim Akers Memorial Scholarship

Alaska Community Foundation

This scholarship was established in memory of Tim Akers who played an influential role in the development and production of the Prudhoe Bay Oilfield. He was a mentor and an inspiration to many young Alaskans with little or no experience working on the North Slope. He served as President of the Chuloonawick Native Corporation. This scholarship is open to graduating high school senior or college student pursuing study in the field of technology education and/or training. Alaska Native students and those with demonstrated financial need are preferred.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    At the time of applying, applicants may be graduating high school seniors, or already attending an institute of higher education (university, college, or vocational school).
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Required
  • Residence:
    Applicant must be an Alaskan resident
  • College:
    Already attending an institute of higher education (university, college, or vocational school).
  • Major/Career:
    Applicant must pursue technology education and/or training

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Personal Essay: Your essay should detail your commitment to the pursuit of a technology related career, and should be no more than a page (500 words) in length.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Letters of Recommendation. You may upload up to 2; 1 is required.
  • Other Materials:
    A completed application;Explanation of Expenses. Please detail your financial need, including the cost of your education and the amount you can contribute. Please also explain any special circumstances that make assistance necessary.

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