Natives of Kodiak, Inc. Scholarships are available to NOK shareholders and direct lineal descendants of shareholders (including legal adoptees) seeking higher education, career development or to enhance their employment options or advance their careers through non-degree seeking courses, licensing or certification programs.

Five $3,500 Cecil Sholl, Sr. & Cecil Sholl, Jr. Memorial Scholarships, five $2,000 Nancy Anderson Memorial Scholarships, five $2,000 Emil Norton Memorial Scholarships and five $1,000 NOK Scholarships are available annually. Applications are made available mid-February and are due no later than April 15th.  Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarships (up to $2,500 annually) are made available until annual funding is exhausted with applications open until filled.

To date, NOK has awarded over $1 million in scholarships for studies in a broad range of academic and career fields.

New! Youth Scholarship Program

NOK is happy to announce the creation of its new Youth Scholarship Program, designed to encourage participation in sports, camp and cultural activities by NOK youth. Alaska Native voting shareholders and lineal descendants, including adoptees, of Alaska Native voting shareholders that are in school, kindergarten through 12th grade, are eligible to apply.

$250 scholarships (limited to $250 per student, per year) may be used for athletic, scholastic, cultural and leadership trainings, camps and events, culture camps, sports camps, leadership events and music or other trainings.  

Applications are open until funding is depleted in any calendar year.  If you know a youth who may be interested, please encourage them to apply. Scholarship applications may be obtained through the NOK office or by downloading the link below.


2019 Cecil Sholl Sr. & Cecil Sholl Jr. Memorial, Emil Norton Memorial and Nancy Anderson Memorial Scholarships Application (pdf)

2019 Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarship Application (pdf)

2019 Youth Scholarship Program Application (pdf).

Learn More About the People Honored in NOK's Memorial and Career Development Scholarships

Cecil Sholl, Sr. & Cecil Sholl, Jr. (pdf)

Nancy Anderson (pdf)

Emil Norton (pdf)

Neil Sargent (pdf) 

Scholarship FAQs

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