Category: Education Foundation

Scholarship Deadline For The 2017 – 18 HE/VE Scholarship Application April 7, 2017

The BBNCEF 2017 – 18 applications for the Higher Education Vocational Education (HE/VE) Scholarship Program are available. Applications must be completed and received by 5 p.m. AKST, on April 7, 2017. Start your application early to ensure all requirements are received before the deadline date! Applications for this scholarship program are reviewed once a year…Read More

Bristol Bay Cultural Heritage & Bristol Bay Place Names

BBNC Education Foundation (BBNCEF) announces the availability of a new grant program that will fund projects related to Bristol Bay Cultural Heritage and Bristol Bay Native Place Names. One of BBNCEF’s goals is to promote and preserve cultural heritage. This grant program will support the study and preservation of our culture. What are the program…Read More

Quyana Corner, Winter 2016

As we look forward to 2017 spring HE/VE scholarship award disbursements, we are thankful to all of you who participated in the Education Foundation raffle fundraiser, Quyurrluteng event, and also to the individual donations made to the Foundation. Your generous gifts make it possible for BBNC shareholder students to reach and attain their education and…Read More

Short-Term Vocational Education (STVE) Scholarship Program

The BBNCEF accepts applications for the Short-term Vocational Education (STVE) program throughout the year, pending available funds. Scholarship awards are based on eligibility criteria and budget approved by the BBNCEF Board. Scholarships may be up to a maximum of $1,000 for short-term vocational training programs. To be eligible for this scholarship funding, you must be…Read More

STVE Scholarship Awardees August To Mid-October 2016

Forty STVE applications were awarded August through mid-October 2016. The STVE scholarships helped shareholders access the following types of training: Small Engine Repair, Smoked Seafood School, Private Pilot School, Hazwoper, Asbestos Abatement, 25/50/100 Ton Master’s Training, Culinary Arts, Medical Assistant, Intermediate Athabaskan, Licensed Cosmetology, Structural Welding, RSW Marine Refrigeration, First Aid/CPR, and NSTC. Congratulations to…Read More

25 Years of Helping our Most Important Resource

Our region is filled with an abundance of natural resources. Fish and game; energy and fuel—these are the things that have sustained the people of Bristol Bay for ages. And there’s another resource, perhaps the most valuable of all, that will sustain us into the future—our young people. Young people are our economic and cultural…Read More

Short-Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

Applications for the Short-Term Vocational Education Program (STVE) are accepted throughout the year. STVE scholarships up to a maximum of $1,000 are awarded to eligible shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs. To be eligible for this funding, you must be a BBNC shareholder enrolled in a short-term training program that enhances your opportunities for employment…Read More

Quyana Corner

As we prepare for fall scholarship distributions, we’d like to thank all our donors and contributors for giving. In addition to individual donations that help support our scholarship program, companies such as Peninsula Airways, Wells Fargo Alaska, Aleknagik Natives Ltd., Chignik River Ltd., American Seafoods Group, Millrock, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, and BBNC, contribute to…Read More