Category: Education Foundation

Student Spotlight

Kendra Delk, from Anchorage, Alaska, recently graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors from Haskell Indian Nations University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in management. Kendra recently accepted a position as Marketing/Administrative Support with Aerostar, SES, a subsidiary of BBNC located in Jacksonville, Florida. This was a career goal…Read More

Attention Students and Potential Applicants

If you received a 2018-19 Higher Education/Vocational Education (HE/VE) scholarship, please remember to order your official paper transcripts and have them sent to the BBNCEF office at 111 West 16th Avenue, Suite 400, Anchorage, AK 99501 as soon as your fall/winter grades are posted. This will help expedite the spring disbursements and help minimize the…Read More

Short-term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short-term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Are you considering an application? STVE scholarships, up to a maximum of $1,000, are awarded to shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs that enhances opportunities for employment or promotion. For complete program eligibility requirements and application, visit Applications may also be…Read More

Letter from the BBNC Education Foundation Executive Director

Cama’i, Do you know a student who’s currently enrolled in college, university or short-term training program? BBNC Education Foundation has continued with our popular Facebook series “Ask Angela.” Angela is tackling lots of great issues that students face, including how many families can support them while they are enrolled. The first year can be a…Read More

King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak

BBNCEF hosted a two-day King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak River near Dillingham on June 24 and 25, 2018. BBNCEF received $96,500 in cash and in-kind services to support BBNCEF’s mission. These funds will help open new career paths through specialized training, allows students to follow their dreams, and keeps our cultural heritage going strong…Read More

Scholarship Program Updates

WELLS FARGO CONTINUES ITS INVESTMENT For more than 20 years, Wells Fargo has invested in Bristol Bay students who are interested in pursuing careers in the banking profession. The partnership continued this year with a grant of $2,500 to BBNCEF. Students honored with this award were: Jason Chocknok Tatiana Petticrew Sarah Schroeder Tyler Seybert Emma…Read More

Cultural Heritage Awards

The BBNC Education Foundation Board of Directors are pleased to announce four Cultural Heritage and Place Name Grant Awards for the third quarter of 2018, totaling $20,000 in new grants: Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust— Model History: Conveying the Story of Cannery People from the Local Perspective—Supports the NN Cannery History Project by working with…Read More

Scholarship Program

BBNCEF MAKES AWARDS FOR THE SHORT-TERM VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (STVE) THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Congratulations to the 2018 STVE Scholarship Awardees from mid-May to mid-August: Adam Anderson, Dakota Anderson, Christopher Apokedak, Carla Nanok, Toni Christensen, Beverly Cloud, DaJonee Hale, Charity Irmen, Daniel Johansen II, Andrew Lind Sr., Larry Murphy, Preston Nanalook, Kyle Nelson, Fiona O’Carroll, Christopher…Read More

Letter from the BBNC Education Foundation Executive Director

Cama’i, It’s our favorite time of year! We look forward to meeting with BBNC shareholders and students as we visit communities for informational meetings and the annual meeting. It’s an excellent opportunity to connect on the programs available through the BBNCEF. We’re also happy to announce the addition of two new board members. Rayn Aaberg is…Read More

BBNCEF Fall Fundraising 2018

Once again, BBNCEF will host its annual fall raffle drawing. Last year, we raised close to $20,000 through this community effort. Tickets will be on sale at the BBNC informational meetings, as well as through community volunteers. Winners will be drawn at the BBNC Annual Shareholders meeting on October 6 in Dillingham. Stay tuned for…Read More