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.

Eligibility requirements include proof of tribal affiliation with a BBNA compacting tribe who is at least ¼ degree Indian, Eskimo or Aleut blood descendant of a member of a tribe who has an authorizing resolution to BBNA; High School diploma or GED; enrollment in an Accredited Institution for an academic program leading to a degree; and proof of financial need.

Deadlines to apply are the same each year: 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 2021 funding deadline is June 15, 2021.
Spring Semester 2022 funding deadline is January 3, 2022.

Helpful information:

  • Most Recent Transcripts – Unofficial transcripts are accepted.
  • Copy of Full Student Aid Report (SAR) – If you still need to apply for FAFSA go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  • 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 Case Worker at (907)842-2262 or Toll-free 1-888-285-2262.

BBNA WFD Higher Education Application 2021-2022 (print & fill out)

BBNA WFD Higher Education Application 2021-2022 (pdf fillable & e-sign) 

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