The Sven and Lorraine Eriksson Scholarship is now closed.
The deadline for applications was June 16th, 2013 at 9:00 pm.
Sven and Lorraine Eriksson are true Alaskan pioneers. Sven moved to Alaska in 1951 where he worked as an electrical engineer for Post Engineers, going on to become the Chief of Utilities for US Army Installations. Lorraine moved to Alaska in 1952 and worked for first for Yukon Equipment followed by Ed’s Electric. They were married in 1953, and spent their honeymoon at the old Mt. McKinley Hotel during December when outside temperatures were fifty below zero. The Eriksson’s operated Ed’s Electric from 1974-1997. They have spent their lives enjoying Alaska; flying, skiing, hunting and fishing with their two sons, Kurt and Chris.
The Sven E. and Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Scholarship will provide an award of up to $2,500 per year for up to 4 years (maximum of $10,000) to Alaskan students studying engineering or music at the University of Alaska.
Click on the link below to apply: Scholarship Guidelines
The deadline for applications was June 16th, 2013 at 9:00pm.
Please contact ACF Program Associate, Anna Dalton, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 907-274-6710.