The intent of the COVID-19 Quality Initiative is to stabilize and strengthen early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs.
APU will use the donation to administer the GCI Donovan Walsh Scholarship, which will award ten scholarships to students based on need.
When US Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star’s annual resupply mission at McMurdo Station in Antarctica was cancelled due to COVID-19 safety precautions at the station, Coast Guard leaders seized the opportunity to coordinate a future-focused Arctic deployment.
The “Maker Kits” were delivered to middle schools in Angoon, Sitka, Hoonah, Wrangell, Klawock, and Juneau and are meant to help children learn basic fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math in a hands-on, engaging way.
The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and partners have released the registration for a Seaweed Farm Start-up Training Program to be held for Alaska residents interested in starting their own seaweed farm in Alaska.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has established a new renewable need-based scholarship program that could cover up to half of tuition costs for undergraduate students who qualify.