Announcements

The Great Alaska Duck Race has started once again!!

Here is your chance to WIN BIG! Grand prize is $10K!

Arctic Education Foundation has partnered with Alaska EXCEL this year for The Great Alaska Duck Race! 50% of the proceeds from each ticket that AEF sells will go directly to AEF, which will support our students!

The race is September 11th at 11am in downtown Anchorage, join us in person or watch Live Stream. You do not need to be present to win! For more information and to purchase AEF tickets, please Click Here

College Prep!

Below you will find the AEF student planner which has important deadlines from across the North Slope, a check list for scholarship applications, and reminders for things like the FASFA or getting those letters of recommendation! Lots of good resources and information for those attending college! Also if you are interested in pursuing short term training please take a look at the paper application for more information! Plenty of opportunities and know we are here to support you throughout this process. Please call 907-852-9404 for more information.

AEF Student Planner

AEF Short Term Training Application

At Large High School Scholarship Award – Competitive Award

FASFA Guide

How to apply online check list

Scholarship Opportunities

AEF Student Planner - 2021

The 2021 AEF Student Planner is now available online. Students will have access to deadlines, scholarship opportunities and important reminders. Please click here. to access our 2021 AEF Planner.

2020 Ivalu Scholarship Award Winner - Patricia Rice

The Ivalu Scholarship was created to honor eligible applicants who are making noteworthy and influential contributions to their community through their community cultural service commitment of their personal time to projects and activities, which strongly incorporate the Inupiaq values.

The Arctic Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to announce the 2020 Ivalu Scholarship winner, Patricia Rice of Utqiaġvik, AK.

Patricia is the daughter of Eric Rice and Francis Mongoyak; her grandparents are Gilford Sr and Rose Mongoyak. Patricia will be attending Columbia University, pursuing a master’s degree in Human Capital Management. Patricia has worked in the human resources department for the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation the last 11 years. She earned a bachelor’s in Human Resources in May 2018 from the University of Alaska Southeast and looks forward to continuing her education to better serve our community.

We wish Patti the best of luck in her master’s program! Aarigaa! Kiita!

2020 Anaġi Leadership Award Winner - Kelsey Aiġan Haake

The Anaġi Leadership Award honors the late Arctic Slope Regional Corporation President & CEO, Jacob Anaġi Adams. This award is an exclusive scholarship given to an ASRC shareholder that exemplifies leadership in every aspect of their life while embracing Iñupiaq values.

The Arctic Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to announce the 2020 Anaġi Leadership Award winner, Kelsey Aiġan Haake, Utqiaġvik, AK.

Kelsey is the daughter of Jack Campbell and Tasha Edwards; the granddaughter of Doreen Knodel Edwardsen, and great granddaughter of Charlie Edwardsen and Mary Nusuningya Edwardsen. Kelsey graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Kelsey has now been accepted into the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School where she will major in Juris Doctor – School of Law. She intends to be an example to our people during law school in hopes of aspiring our young adults towards future successes and to provide mentorships if they wish to follow in her footsteps within the legal setting.

Kelsey said, “During law school, I hope to continue to be an example for our people. Showing them how important education can be, by setting the standard of sober living and exemplifying service to our shareholders while remembering those who have paved the way and seeking guidance from our Elders.”

We wish Kelsey the best of luck in her education! Aarigaa! Kiita!

AEF Future Leaders Newsletter - Spring 2021

AEF Future Leaders

We’ve had a long break from sharing some of the work we’ve been doing here at Arctic Education Foundation. It has been a difficult year in so many ways, but also one that has presented new opportunities and seen our young people overcome unprecedented challenges in their educational endeavors. I’m excited to share with you their successes as well as the progress AEF continues to make in supporting its students.

In this issue, AEF is pleased to announce its 2020 Anaġi Leadership Award winner and Ivalu Scholarship Award winner. We also are proud to recognize students who achieved 4.0 GPA’s under what proved to be unusual educational circumstances. We remember a founder of Arctic Education Foundation, Dr. Jacob Anaġi Adams Sr., who passed on September 24, 2020. As always, I appreciate the opportunity to address our many supporters who help to change lives through education. We hope you enjoy our Spring 2021 Future Leaders Newsletter.

Don't miss the AEF Newsletter! Download it by clicking on the image or this link here.

AEF Newsletter Volume 1, Third Issue

Don't miss the third issue of the AEF Newsletter! Download it by clicking on the image or this link here.

Anagi Leadership Award

This award was created to acknowledge the leadership of retired Arctic Slope Regional Corporation President & CEO, Jacob Anaġi Adams. Throughout his career, Anaġi dedicated his efforts towards improving the lives of ASRC shareholders, Arctic Slope residents and all Alaskans.

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Ivalu Scholarship Award

The Ivalu Scholarship was created to honor eligible applicants who are making noteworthy and influential contributions to their community through their community cultural service commitment of their personal time to projects and activities which strongly incorporate the Inupiaq values.

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MacLean House

The Eileen Panigeo MacLean House was established to provide Alaska Native and other students from rural Alaska with a safe, inviting and supportive group home environment. MacLean house offers students the opportunity to live in a small community with a cultural focus, allowing them to make the transition to an academic and urban environment in a manner that supports their academic efforts and eases separation from home and family.

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