Higher Education

“Workforce Development provides quality services to Bristol Bay residents, promoting individual and family self-sufficiency through employment and educational opportunities, which sustains cultural values, and reflects economic trends of the Bristol Bay Region.”

Higher Education

Higher Education provides information and financial assistance to full-time and part-time post-secondary students interested in a two (2) year Associate of Arts (AA)/Associate of Science (AS)/Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or a four (4) year Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Science (BS) degree at an accredited institution (Graduate students are encouraged to apply as their application will be considered for funding after undergrad students have been funded)  . Eligibility requirements include proof of tribal affiliation with a BBNA compacting tribe; High School diploma or GED; enrollment in an Accredited Institution for an academic program leading to a degree; and proof of financial need.

Applications must be received by the deadline, not postmarked by the deadline. Faxed and emailed applications may be accepted but it is the student’s responsibility to ensure faxes and emails are received.

Fall Semester 2022 funding deadline is July 15, 2022.
Spring Semester 2023 funding deadline is January 6, 2023.

Helpful information:

  • Most Recent Transcripts – Unofficial transcripts are accepted.
  • Financial Aid Budget Need Sheet – Must be completed by Student and a Financial Aid Officer

For more information; contact the BBNA Workforce Development Higher Education Caseworker at (907) 842-2262 or Toll-free 1-888-285-2262.

2023-2024 BBNA WFD Higher Education Application

Questions about the Higher Education program?

Contact BBNA WFD’s Higher Education Caseworker

(907) 842-2262 // Toll-free 1-888-285-2262

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