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CONTACT

Wendy Hamilton
School Health Program Manager
Phone: (907) 465-2768
E-mail:
wendy.hamilton@alaska.gov


Scholarships

There are two scholarship opportunities are available this year:​

  1. School Health & Wellness Scholarship
  2. Fourth R Healthy Relationships Curriculum Training Scholarship

Each scholarship opportunity has their own application and requirements.

The applications for both scholarships are fillable PDFs that you can fill out electronically and email or fax to the appropriate person indicated on the application.

Please apply for only ONE scholarship.
Please register now if you are applying for a scholarship, so we can reserve your space if/when you are awarded.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, September 25th, 5:00 p.m.

Awardee Notification:
Friday, September 27th, 5:00 p.m.

Awardee Confirmation of Acceptance:
Thursday, October 3rd, 5:00 p.m.


1.  School Health and Wellness Scholarship

Description: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance for those needing financial support to attend.

Eligibility:
  • Applicant must attend both days of the Institute, Tues./Wed., Oct. 29-30, 2019
  • Applicant may also attend the preconference day, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
  • Applicant will complete a post-conference Survey Monkey
  • Applicants will pay all their expenses and be reimbursed in full after the conference – must submit reimbursement form in a timely manner with all receipts.
Scholarships available for:
  • Airfare or mileage (outside the Anchorage bowl)
  • Up to four nights of lodging if attending entire SHWI Conference
  • Per diem of $45 each travel day and $60 each full conference day
  • Shuttle is available from airport to the Residence Inn.

Download the SHWI Scholarship Application.

For more information contact: Wendy Hamilton at wendy.hamilton@alaska.gov or 907-465-2768

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2.  Fourth R Healthy Relationship Curriculum Training Scholarship

Description: The Fourth R (R=relationships) is an evidence-based comprehensive health education curriculum developed by the University of Western Ontario. The program focuses on healthy relationships and decision-making skills relevant to adolescents to reduce violence and risk behaviors. The Fourth R has been recommended as a model curriculum for implementing the Alaska Safe Children’s Act. If you wish to learn more about the program visit www.youthrelationships.org​.

Funding for the curricula and the trainings comes from the Administration for Children & Families, Family & Youth Services Bureau through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Grant.

For those who wish to attend the Fourth R pre-conference training, travel scholarships are available to attend the training and the SHWI conference.*

These scholarships include:
  • Airfare or mileage (for traveling more than 50 miles one way)
  • Up to four nights of lodging if attending entire SHWI Conference for those that live outside the 50 mile radius of Anchorage.
  • Per diem of $45 each travel day and $60 each full conference day

Download the 4th R Scholarship Application.

For more information contact: Lindsay Hammer, LCSW at lindsay.hammer@alaska.gov​ or 907-269-4921

*Recipients will pay all their expenses (or their district or agency) and be reimbursed after the conference. Payer must submit reimbursement form in a timely manner with all receipts.

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