The Alaska Community Foundation Announces a Scholarship Opportunity

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The Alaska Community Foundation announces that the Alaska Winter Olympians Fund (AWOF) is now open and accepting applications until January 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

The Alaska Winter Olympians Fund was established to support current and future winter Olympians. Scholarships are awarded to Alaskans who show regional, national, or international promise in Olympic winter sports and are in need of financial support to achieve their competitive goals.

Eligible applicants must be Alaskan residents, and active in one or more of the winter Olympic disciplines and aspire to pursue Olympic success. Preference will be given to Alaskan athletes with demonstrated financial need to support their ongoing success.

Athletes may apply here:

Please contact Brittany Stone with any questions related to the Alaska Winter Olympians application process at 907.274.6715 or We are delighted to be able to provide potential funding for our future winter Olympians from Alaska.