Scholarship Program

Sealaska’s commitment to education is a source of pride and makes a positive impact on communities. In 1988, Sealaska established a $2.5 million endowment to provide a stable source for scholarships.

Scholarship applications open on the first of each year. To apply for a Sealaska scholarship, click here.

Since inception, Sealaska has contributed roughly $12 million in scholarship funding. Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) administers the scholarship program. Scholarships are available for Sealaska shareholders or shareholder descendants.

Judson L. Brown Scholarship
This scholarship is named in honor of the late Tlingit leader Judson Lawrence Brown. It was endowed with a personal gift from former Sealaska President and CEO Chris E. McNeil Jr. and his wife Mary. The Judson L. Brown Scholarship fund awards $5,000 annually to a shareholder or shareholder descendant who demonstrates outstanding academic performance and leadership. To learn more about the scholarship and Judson L. Brown’s historic accomplishments for Alaska Natives, visit Sealaska Heritage Institute on the web.

To apply for a Sealaska scholarship, click here.