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Scholarship Program

We're now accepting applications! A college education is one of the most important investments a person can make. True North is dedicated to helping its Alaskan youth with those investments.

True North will award $2,500 scholarships to seven Alaskan Students!

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We're excited to kickoff True North's 5th Annual Scholarship Program!

College is your next step and you're noticing how quickly those college expenses can add up. We're here to help.

In order to qualify, the high school senior must have a minimum unweighted cumalative GPA between 3.00 - 3.75, must have good citizenship charateristics, as well as be active in the school and/or community activities. See below for full eligibility requirements.

Deadline for applications is March 20, 2023.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a resident of Alaska.
  • Applicant must be graduating from high school or equivalent in Spring 2023.
  • Applicant must intend to be a full-time student for the Fall 2022 semester at an accredited college, university or technical school in any of the 50 United States. Funds will be disbursed to the winning applicants’ school of choice.
  • Applicant cannot be related to a True North Board member, True North Supervisory Committee Member, True North Executive Management Team or the judging panel.
  • Unweighted Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) between: 3.00 - 3.75

Submission Process

  • The 2023 College Scholarship application:
    • Printed single sided only
    • No staples, paperclips
    • No photos of self or others
  • Supporting documents (see Application and Supporting Documents list)

Application and Supporting Documents

  1. Applicants need to use the 2023 College Scholarship Application form which can be downloaded here, or picked up at any True North Federal Credit Union location.
  2. Recommendations from two non-related adults are required. Greater detail are found on the Recommendation forms.
  3. Return the completed application with the following:
    1. Copy of your high school transcript, or if home-schooled, a description of your high school program.
    2. Copy of the letter of acceptance from the college/technical school/university you plan to attend (if available).
  4. Application packets can be hand delivered to any True North Federal Credit Union location. If you prefer to mail the packet, please address it to:
    True North FCU
    Scholarship Committee
    2777 Postal Way, Juneau, AK 99801
  5. Applications cannot be submitted in electronic form. Applications that are received via email will not be considered for awards.
  6. The application deadline is March 20, 2023. Applications must be either delivered or postmarked by this date.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

KALILA FROM JUNEAU DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL

Kalila Arreola
Juneau-Douglas High School

OWEN FROM JUNEAU DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL

Owen Costello
Juneau-Douglas High School

GUS FROM LATHROP HIGH SCHOOL

Gus Roselius
Lathrop High School

JADON FROM WASILLA HIGH SCHOOL

Jadon Sheveland
Wasilla High School