Scholarships & Sponsorships

“Jump Start Your Life” Award

The Jump Start Your Life Scholarship is an award offered to encourage and recognize well-deserving high school seniors in our service area who have overcome obstacles to reach their high school graduation. The award provides up to $1,500 which can be used for anything that helps them jump-start their life after high school.

The scholarship can be used to pay school fees; purchase professional clothing or gear; purchase technical equipment; pay a security deposit on a place to live; or anything that will help jump-start their next chapter!

Applications are now open for 2024. Application Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2024, 5:00 PM AKST

For full details and how to apply. Download the application packet here.

Download the Jump Start Application

The ALPS Award

The ALPS Award was created to honor the legacy of ALPS FCU and their history of service to their communities.

The ALPS Award is available to provide adult students with financial assistance so they can attend a trade school, college, or certified training program that will help them further their careers and improve their financial well-being.

The ALPS Award will be awarded to qualifying adult students in the amount of $1,500 per award per applicant per calendar year.

Applications will be accepted year-round. Application deadlines are the last day of each quarter – March 31, 2024; June 30, 2024; September 30, 2024; and December 31, 2024.

Currently accepting applications for our March 31, 2024 deadline.

Learn more and download the application packet here.

Download the Jump Start Application

Soaring Student Activities Sponsorship

To encourage our Youth Members to participate in extracurricular activities, Tongass FCU offers the Soaring Students Activities Sponsorship!

The sponsorship is available to individual students and/or organizes groups of students to help with travel expenses, registration fees, school fees, uniforms, equipment, etc.

Applications are accepted throughout the year until our full soaring student sponsorship budget has been allocated.

Learn more and download the application here.

Download the Jump Start Application


Call Jennifer Carroll, Community Development and Education Director, at (907) 225-9063, or email us at

Download the Jump Start Application

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