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Title VII Indian Education program hosts college and scholarship fair


The following news release is shared on behalf of Title VII  Indian Education. A flier about the event is attached. For more information  please contact Josephine Edwards-Vollertsen at 742-4872.

 ASD's Title VII Indian Education program will host a College and Scholarship Fair Saturday, Jan. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ASD Education Center, 5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd. The event is open Alaska Native and American Indian 11th  and 12th grade students and their families.

 The event will kick-off with a keynote address by Jeff Kinneeveauk, President and CEO of ASRC Energy Services. Participants will then attend their choice of breakout sessions.

 Topics include:

  FAFSA and UAA Scholarships

  RRANN and NWDP at UAA's School of Nursing

  Understanding Financial Aid and the FAFSA

  Alaska Performance Scholarship 101

  Scholarship and College Admissions Essay Writing

  Finacial Aid 101

  Establishing Financial Success

  ANSEP: Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program

  specific Native Corporation break-out sessions

In  addition, there will be representatives present from many Native Corporations and in-state postsecondary schools:

Alaska Christian College, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education,  Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program, Alaska Job Corps, Alaska Native  Medical Center, Alaska Pacific University, Aleut Corporation, Aleutian Pribilof  Islands Corporation, Alyeska Pipeline, Calista Corporation, Career Academy,  Charter College, Chugach Alaska Corporation, CIRI Foundation,  ConocoPhillips, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Ilisagvik College, Knikatnu  Corporation, Koniag Education Foundation, Kuskokwim Corporation, North Star  Volunteer Fire Department, Prince William Sound Community College, UAA  Financial Aid Office, UAA Native Student Services, UAA School of Nursing, UAF  Rural Student Services, University of Alaska, Southeast, Wayland Baptist  University

 This event is free and registration is not necessary. For more information  contact Josephine Edwards-Vollertsen, 742-4872
or edwards-vollertsen_josephine@asdk12.org.

Download event flier at http://www.asdk12.org/PR/DistrictNews/1112/Title _VII College_School_Fair2012.pdf

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