The Golden Rule Scholarship 2019 Scholarship deadline has passed.

The Golden Rule Scholarship is not currently accepting applications.

The 2019 Golden Rule Scholarship will run February 7, 2019 – April 11, 2019. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 pm AKST.

The Golden Rule Scholarship was established at ACF in loving memory of Matthew Troy Encelewski by his parents, teachers and friends. Matt was a student at Ninilchik High. He was known as a quiet but talented young man who participated in many activities and gave his best to each. In many ways, Matt’s life reflected the Golden Rule, “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”


  • Ninilchik High School graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education
  • Exemplifies “the Golden Rule”


  • Personal Essay

Application Procedure:

To complete the application packet, contact Ninilchik High School 907-714-0321.

IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must submit their student ID number and the address of the financial aid office of their university to If we do not receive the above information by September 30, 2019, 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: or call 907-334-6700.