Scholarship Data updated to 2016
The Territorial Sportsmen Scholarship Foundation, Inc. awarded $ 37,500 in scholarships in 2015. Three $12,000 undergraduate scholarships were granted to Juneau area graduating seniors: Oscar Jones (Juneau Douglas High School), Alice Johnson (Thunder Mountain High School), and Trevar Fiscus (Fiscus Academy). In addition a vocational-technical award for $1,500 was presented to Mark Puliafico (Juneau Douglas High School).
The scholarship program began in 1953 with a scholarship awarded to Johnny Harris (a grandson of one of the founders of Juneau—Richard Harris). Since then,
305 scholarships and fellowships have been awarded totaling $1,714,850.
JDHS Graduating Senior Scholarship Recipients — 255
Vocational/Technical Scholarship Awards — 43
Graduate Fellowship Recipients — 7
Currently, there are 13 students active in our program.
The TSSF, Inc. Board Members are Rick Purves, President; Brita Rice, Secretary-Treasurer; and Jerry Burnett, Trustee, Trevor Larsen, Trustee and Jack Manning, Trustee.
Funding for the scholarship program comes primarily from four sources: The net sales of salmon donated through Territorial Sportsmen’s annual Golden North Salmon Derby, the return on investments in the Foundation’s endowment fund, contributions from Territorial Sportsmen, Inc., and direct donations from the public. Participants in the 2015 derby donated salmon worth $21,856.55. This amount goes directly into the TSSF, Inc. Endowment Fund.
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