Scholarship fund created to support Alaska Native students who want to pursue higher education or training in visual & creative arts and media. A $5000 award with be granted to a deserving student to help acquire and build the skills to tell their own personal and cultural stories through visual media.
Benefiting Alaska Natives Funds
The Art Jess Scholarship Fund was created in 2017 through the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation.
The Art Jess Scholarship is open to Alaska Native students, and is intended to assist with post-secondary education, including but not limited to trade schools, vocational schools, undergraduate and graduate schools, community colleges and distance learning.