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Sven & Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Fund

Offered by The Alaska Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 18, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to

$2,500

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

March 15, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Will you be enrolled full-time at the University of Alaska for the upcoming academic year and plan to study electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, or music? If so, consider applying for the Sven & Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Fund! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $2,500 per year for up to 4 years (maximum of $10,000) to multiple University of Alaska students who demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. In addition, incoming freshman applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, while continuing university students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship was named in honor of Sven and Lorraine Eriksson, a married couple who dedicated their careers to the pursuit of electrical engineering and equipment, and who spent their lives flying, skiing, hunting, and fishing with their two sons in Alaska. If you are currently or will soon be enrolled in the University of Alaska to study electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, or music, 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

College Students

Minimum GPA

2.5 or higher for incoming university freshman; 3.0 or higher for continuing university students

Academic Interest

Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Music

Other Category

Low Income

State

Alaska

University

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA SOUTHEAST

Application information

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

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

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?

Yes, the Sven & Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Fund is renewable.

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