Category: Education Foundation

Letter from the BBNC Education Foundation Executive Director

Camai, Congratulations to the class of 2019! On behalf of BBNC Education Foundation, I congratulate each scholar for their awesome achievement, and thank the many caring adults, teachers, families and communities that contributed to the success of these students. We applaud you! We’re also excited to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 Higher Education/Long-Term Vocational…Read More

BBNC Education Foundation Board Recruiting

One BBNC Education Foundation board seat will be filled in October 2019. Service on the board is non-paid/voluntary service. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume that outlines your education, work history, community involvement and nonprofit or other relevant experience that may be beneficial to the Foundation. Letters and resumes must be…Read More

Save the Date for the Neqa Derby

The Neqa Derby on the Nushagak River will take place on June 21-23, 2019. This is the signature fundraising event to benefit the BBNC Education Foundation and will feature three days of healthy competition on the Nushagak during King Salmon season. The Derby will award three cash prizes, an individual trophy, and a lodge trophy….Read More

Students Celebrate Culture in Manokotak

More than 26 students from Manokotak Nunaniq School worked with elders and community leaders to learn more about their ancestors and their unique cultural history. The event last summer was made possible by a BBNCEF cultural heritage grant that allowed students to make traditional headdresses and dance fans. “I saw the difference in our students,”…Read More

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