The U.S. Department of Education awards $611,204 to UAS Ketchikan Campus
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $611,204 to the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus to strengthen educational opportunities for Alaska Native students. The Ketchikan Campus was among 11 campuses in Alaska and Hawaii to receive an award.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $12.3 million in two-year grants to 11 campuses in Alaska and Hawaii to improve the academic quality, instruction and facilities for native students. The grants will carry out activities such as faculty development and exchanges, curriculum development, counseling services, and the purchase of library materials or laboratory equipment.
To be eligible for grants, an institution must have an undergraduate enrollment of at least 20 percent Alaska Native or 10 percent Native Hawaiian students.