Scholarships Awarded by Calista Foundation

Scholarships are being awarded to 271 students by the nonprofit subsidiary of Calista Corp. for the fall semester.

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by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE- Scholarships are being awarded to 271 students by the nonprofit subsidiary of Calista Corp. for the fall semester.


Foundation officials say the scholarships total $228,000, bringing the total year-to-date scholarship distribution to $405,000.


According to officials, the scholarship recipients are Calista Corp. shareholders or their descendants.


The scholarships being awarded for the fall semester represent 47 of the 56 villages in the Calista region.


Calista is the Alaska Native corporation for the Bethel region. It has more than 12,000 shareholders.