Scholarship Data updated for 2017
The Territorial Sportsmen Scholarship Foundation, Inc. awarded $ 36,000 in scholarships in 2017. Three $12,000 undergraduate scholarships were given to Juneau area graduating seniors: Simon Marks and Cameron Jardell (Juneau Douglas High School), and Gavin Martin (Thunder Mountain 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, 308 scholarships and fellowships have been awarded, totaling $1,740,850.
JDHS Graduating Senior Scholarship Recipients — 258
Vocational/Technical Scholarship Awards — 43
Graduate Fellowship Recipients — 7
Currently, there are 14 students active in our program.
The current TSSF, Inc. Board Members are Rick Purves, President; Brita Rice, Secretary-Treasurer; and Jerry Burnett, Trevor Larsen, and Jack Manning, Trustees.
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 2016 derby donated salmon worth $24,008.20. This amount goes directly into the TSSF, Inc. Endowment Fund.
below to hook into more information about the Derby Scholarships!