ACF Red Baucher Scholarship Fund

Awarded By:

Alaska Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  2. Must be formally enrolled full-time in a technology-related program by the beginning of the semester they will use the award
  3. Must have the goal of pursuing a career in a technology related field
  4. Must be a graduating senior, or previous graduate, of an Alaskan high school

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Red Boucher and his family came to Alaska after his service in the Navy. They settled in Fairbanks in 1958 after John F. Kennedy, whom he campaigned for, told him there was great potential in the far north territory. He founded the Fairbanks Goldpanners baseball team in the 1960s, setting up the roots of the Alaska Baseball League. He served on the Fairbanks City Council before becoming mayor in 1966. He was elected lieutenant governor of Alaska under the second administration of Governor William Allen Egan, serving from 1970 to 1974. Afterwards, served in the Alaska House of Representatives and Anchorage Assembly. He also had an interest in telecommunications, sparked by the first Apple computers, and became known as a telecommunications whiz whose successes included a crusade to boost Internet access in remote Alaska villages.

Application requirements for the ACF Red Baucher Scholarship Fund are:

  • FAFSA
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must submit student ID number and program information by June 30th to ACF through the online system before the award can be disbursed. Failure to do so will be an automatic forfeiture of the award unless student chooses an award deferment.

Award Amount: Chosen applicants will receive $1,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 20, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 20, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No late submissions will be accepted
About Alaska Community Foundation :
Contact Information: Scholarship Committee ,
Address: 3201 C STREET, SUITE 110 Anchorage , Alaska

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