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    JJ Klein Scholarship Fund

    Offered by The Alaska Community Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    2 awards worth up to

    $10,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors & College Freshmen

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound, high school senior from Alaska or an undergraduate student from Alaska who is currently in the first year of your post-secondary education? If so, consider applying for the JJ Klein Scholarship Fund! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $10,000 to two current or incoming undergraduate students from Alaska who hold a GPA between 2.0 and 3.2. This scholarship was established by Joyce and Jerry Klein, a couple who resided in Alaska for over 40 years and wish to leave a positive mark on their beloved state. If you wish to honor the Klein’s legacies and are an Alaskan student currently or planning to pursue your post-secondary education, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About The Alaska Community Foundation

    The Alaska Community Foundation connects people who care to the causes that make a difference and matter most to them. They encourage and nurture philanthropy through building and managing permanent endowments, convening stakeholders, working with partners to strengthen Alaskan communities, and providing donors with flexible giving options that are strategic to their philanthropic objectives. Their mission is to "Inspire the spirit of giving and connecting people, organizations, and causes to strengthen Alaska’s communities now and forever."

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors & College Freshmen

    Minimum GPA

    2.0-3.2

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    Alaska

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Alaska Community Foundation at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the JJ Klein Scholarship Fund is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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