Barry Koch & Family Scholarship for Track, Field and X-Country Athletes Applications Open February 4th, 2020 - April 9th, 2020

The Barry Koch & Family Scholarship for Track, Field and X-Country Athletes is currently accepting applications.

The 2020 Barry Koch & Family Scholarship for Track, Field and X-Country Athletes will accept applications February 4th, 2020 – April 9th, 2020. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 pm AKST.

There will be 2 awards of $2,000 each for the 2020 scholarship cycle.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Any Region IV or Anchorage area graduating high school senior applying to college, university or technical college.
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Two or more years of participation in track, field or cross country running

Criteria:

  • Personal Essay (no more than 2 paragraphs) explaining how participating in athletics has positively contributed to his/her high school experience.
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Recommendation from track, field or cross country coach
  • Extra consideration will be given to students considering a career in education

 

IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must submit their student ID number and program information to ACF through the online system before their award can be disbursed. If we do not receive the above information by June 30, 2020, the scholarship may not be awarded. Please contact ACF if you cannot send in the information by this date.

Contact The Alaska Community Foundation with questions: scholarships@alaskacf.org or 907-334-6700