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Teacher Scholarships

Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service recognize that teachers have the ability to empower and inspire our youth. Every year, Alaska Geographic funded scholarships provide financial support to teachers wishing to attend our courses in Denali. Teachers that attend our field courses help us share park science and an appreciation for public lands, our joint mission with the Murie Science and Learning Center. 

The scholarship award covers 75% of the field course fee and includes 1 professional development credit.  The scholarship program is available to full-time K-12 teachers within Alaska. Applications are evaluated on the applicant’s anticipated use of the subject matter in a creative and practical manner.  Approximately 9 scholarships will be awarded.

2020 courses available for scholarship:

June 8 – 10:         Birds of Denali
June 23 – 25:      Wildflowers of Denali
June 26 – 28:      Paleontology in Denali
July 8 – 10:          Wolves of Denali
July 29 – 31 :       Denali’s Large Mammals
August 5 – 7:       Denali’s Mosses and Lichens
August 7 – 9:       Denali’s Alpine Wildlife and Climate Change
August 12 – 14:  Geology of Denali

Application Process:
Please read all of the information for the courses which interest you to determine whether or not an Alaska Geographic field course is right for you.  This will also help you decide if you are physically fit enough to participate.  If you are uncertain about your abilities for a field course, please contact us for more information.  The application period is now closed for 2020.  

For questions please contact us by email.

This scholarship program is supported by Denali National Park and Preserve through the Murie Science and Learning Center.