Scholarships

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.

Six $3,000 single-year Cecil Sholl, Sr. and Cecil Sholl, Jr., Memorial Scholarships and seventeen single-year $2,000 Nancy Anderson & Emil Norton, Sr. Memorial and NOK Scholarships are made available annually. NEW THIS YEAR NOK is pleased to announce a new 4-year, $5,000 per year scholarship award for a single individual. Applications are available below and are due no later than April 15th.  Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarships (up to $2,500 annually per individual) 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.

Youth Scholarship Program

The Youth Scholarship Program is 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.

Applications

2020 Cecil Sholl Sr. & Cecil Sholl Jr. Memorial, Emil Norton Memorial and Nancy Anderson Memorial Scholarships Application (pdf)

2020 Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarship Application (pdf)

2020 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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