Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) will double scholarship funding for undergraduate, graduate and vocational Bering Straits Foundation (BSF) student recipients. Newly approved scholarship increases will be offered for the fall 2019 term.
“BSNC is very proud to invest in its shareholders and descendants,” said BSNC President & CEO Gail R. Schubert. “I encourage our students to fully utilize scholarships from the Foundation to obtain an education or training that will benefit our Region, Alaska and Our People.”
“BSF is extremely thankful for the increase in contributions from BSNC and their continued support,” said BSF President Jed Ballard. “These changes will have a meaningful positive impact for our students and their families.”
The deadline to apply is July 15, 2019. Students can apply for the BSF scholarship by visiting https://my-cache.org/.
BSF’s mission is to support the educational and vocational goals of Our People, strengthening sustainable communities and enriching Native cultural heritage and traditional values. Since 1991, BSNC has provided more than $3.1 million to BSF to support BSNC shareholders and descendants pursuing post-secondary education.