Teacher Scholarships Available
Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service recognize that teachers have the ability to empower and inspire our youth. These Alaska Geographic funded scholarships provide financial support to teachers wishing to attend our courses in Denali. Teachers that attend our field courses help us share park science and an appreciation for public lands, our joint mission with the Murie Science and Learning Center.
The scholarship award covers 75% of the field course fee. To assist teachers and school districts from remote Alaskan schools, the scholarship committee will also award several scholarships that cover 100% of the course fee and provide a $400 travel stipend. The scholarship program is available to full-time K-12 teachers within Alaska. Applications are evaluated on the applicant’s anticipated use of the subject matter in a creative and practical manner.
The 2017 Field Courses available for scholarship are:
June 9 – 11: Birds of Denali
June 19 – 21: Wildflower Walks
July 21 – 23: My Wilderness: Storytelling Workshop and Performance
July 28 – 30: Denali’s Micro Wilderness: Insects and Spiders
Jul 31 – Aug 2: Mushrooms of Denali
August 4 – 6: Denali’s Large Mammals: Past, Present, and Future
Eligible teachers who are already registered for courses available for scholarships may submit a scholarship application. If selected, the teacher will be refunded a portion of the tuition fees they have already paid.
Follow the link below. The application deadline is February 20 at 5pm.