Kids' Chance of Alaska Scholarship

Kids’ Chance of Alaska is a 501©(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for children of workers that have been seriously injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease. Scholarships are awarded once a year and students may apply every year for which they are eligible. Current annual scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are determined based on the student’s financial need.

Student Eligibility:

  • Between 16-22 years old at the time of the application.
  • Child who is a dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with an Alaska employer.
  • Demonstrated financial need to pay for post-secondary education.
  • Accepted or already enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school. (Graduate-level students are not eligible.)
  • Pursuing a degree as a full or part-time student.
  • For students attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university
  • Completion of the FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Application deadline is June 15 for Fall and Spring scholarship funds.