To the Editor
July 18, 2019
Violation of Trust
To the Editor:
I am very shocked and disappointed at the callous manner in which the Administration and Legislature have let down Alaska's brightest and promising students.
Performance scholarships were granted to 3270 merit based Alaskan youth at a cost of S10.8 million annually. Nearly 1 in 5 students seeking degrees had qualified for a scholarship. The other program, needs based education grants, or financial aid, were granted to 2,030 degree seeking students. More than 1 in 10 received financial aid which cost 4 million annually.
Altogether, the two programs supp...