College Development Fund


The College Development Fund awards financial aid to Bristol Bay CDQ residents pursuing degrees at the Bristol Bay Campus or via distance delivery from the University of Alaska, Alaska Pacific University  or other accredited institutions. Programs through any out of state institutions may be approved with justification from the applicant.  Awards will pay for tuition, books and fees up to $1500 per semester.  High school students taking college courses may also apply for the College Development Fund.Pansy Alakayak

Eligibility requirements are:

  • Resident of a Bristol Bay CDQ community
  • Enrolled in a degree program with the University of Alaska, Alaska Pacific University (via distance delivery) or Bristol Bay Campus
  • Registered as a part-time student
  • Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

 Applications are accepted year round. Students must apply each semester. (Pictured at right: Pansy Alakayak)

2019 College Development Fund Application   2019 College Development Fund High School Application

For more information contact Pearl Strub at 842-4370 or 1-800-478-4370.

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 College Development Fund Graduates

Master of Education      
Christy Cole Early Childhood Special Education University of AK Southeast Dillingham
Andrew Johnson Educational Leadership University of AK Southeast Naknek
Amber Kresl Reading Specialist University of AK Southeast King Salmon
Master of Science      
Erica Tweet Communication Science & Disorders East Carolina University/University of Alaska Anchorage Dillingham
Associate of Arts      
Pansy Alakayak General Studies UAF Bristol Bay Campus Manokotak
Associate of Applied Science      
Pamela Murpy Applied Business/Applied Management UAF Bristol Bay Campus Dillingham