The Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust (HSST) offers financial aid to Bristol Bay CDQ residents earning degrees at accredited colleges or universities as full-time students. Eligibility requirements are:
- Resident of a Bristol Bay CDQ community
- HS diploma or GED
- Enrolled in an accredited college or university
- Registered as a full-time student in a degree program
- Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Award amounts vary. The regular application deadline is June 30, 2017.
2017-2018 HSST Application
There is a mid-year application opportunity available, the deadline for those applications is January 5, 2018.
Reminder: Students must maintain residency throughout their education, you are expected to return to your community when not in school and follow the residency policy. If you have any any questions regarding residency requirements or questions about any absences you may need to take, please contact BBEDC and have them addressed BEFORE you begin your travel.
For more information contact Pearl Strub at 907-842-4370. (Student pictured- Tiera Schroeder, Bachelor of Arts-Psychology)
Congratulations 2016-2017 HSST Graduates
|Master of Education|
|Virginia Bobbit||Teaching||Western Washington University||Dillingham|
|Bachelor of Science|
|Tara Henry||Biology||University of Washington||Dillingham|
|Aurora Hoeferle||Natural Sciences/Minor Theater||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
|Kristin Smeaton||I.S.-Pre-Physical Therapy/Minor Psychology||Southern Oregon University||Dillingham|
|Reed Tennyson||Business Management/Minor Env. Science/Cert. in Sustainability & Leadership||Southern Oregon University||Dillingham|
|Bachelor of Arts|
|Abraham Bobbit||Business Administration||Concord University||Dillingham|
|Ashley Miller||Business Management||Fort Lewis College||Dillingham|
|Erika Quinter||English Language & Literature||Southern New Hampshire University||King Salmon|
|Tiera Schroeder||Psychology||Fort Lewis College||Dillingham|
|Vivian Shade||Rural Development||University of Alaska Fairbanks||Dillingham|
|Acacia Walton||Psychology||Fort Lewis College||Dillingham|
|Associate of Applied Science|
|Laurie Anderson||Nursing||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
|Bronson Brito||Nursing||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
|Kellen Halford||Inter Discplinary Studyies- Energy||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
|Susie Jenkins-Brito||Nursing||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
|Javier Meraz||Occupational Safety & Health||University of Alaska Anchorage||Dillingham|
Support HSST, Purchase "The Canneries, Cabins, and Caches of Bristol Bay, Alaska"
Looking for a gift to give from the Bristol Bay region? John Branson's is a great choice! Filled with pictures and history related to the Bristol Bay Fishery, it is sure to please. Contact BBEDC for more information or to purchase your copy. Proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust.