FAIRBANKS — More than 2,000 Alaska students have now qualified for the Alaska Performance Scholarships.
The 2,038 students reported by Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education have been awarded around $8 million in scholarship funds.
The scholarships provide as much as $4,755 each year to qualifying students in Alaska who completed rigorous course work while maintaining strong grades.
In addition to the Performance Scholarships, 2,113 students have been awarded a total of $4 million in AlaskAdvantage Education Grants. Those grants are funded by the Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund and provide up to $3,000 each year to students who demonstrate financial need.