Since 2001, the ATIA Foundation has awarded $310,000 in scholarships to more than 150 individuals. Past scholarships have benefited Alaska students pursuing their career in tourism from Ketchikan to Nome and Kodiak to Tok with a special Rural Award benefiting villages and small communities. During the 2015 award cycle, the ATIA Foundation granted over $21,000 in awards in support of students’ professional development and education advancements in Alaska’s tourism industry.
The scholarship program strengthens the travel industry across the state and assists in the education of Alaskans working in tourism.
For Alaskans interested in applying for a 2016 ATIA FoundationScholarship, general information, including the application form, isavailable on our Foundation Scholarship webpage. Please remember thedeadline to submit a completed application is January 31, 2016.