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The 2022 application period ends March 23. To apply or learn more, visit mtafoundation.org/scholarships.

PALMER — The MTA Foundation recently announced the opening of its Scholarship Program application period for 2022.

The MTA Foundation is a nonprofit organization that annually awards scholarships to support students through an education honing their technological, business and entrepreneurial skills, according to a recent press release.

The goal of the program is to grow talent, promote technology awareness and boost economic development and entrepreneurship throughout Alaska.

“The tools and opportunities that the MTA Foundation offers to help sustain and prepare Alaska’s future leaders truly plant the seeds for our state’s future,” MTA Foundation Board President, Roxie Mayberry stated in the press release. “We thank the scholarship and donation committee members who make the Foundation’s goals—and our community’s continued growth—possible, and look forward to meeting this year’s recipients.”

This annual program is designed to encourage individuals to pursue a variety of educational goals, such as First-time college students, Returning students, Students participating in a vocational program or homeschool program, and Students pursuing professional development that leads to a degree or certification.

It also awards grants and donations to Alaskan businesses and organizations to strategically empower them with the technology they need to be successful.

“MTA’s plans to promote technology awareness and boost economic development and entrepreneurship throughout the state are only getting bigger,” CEO of MTA, Michael Burke stated in the press release.

Scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000. The MTA Foundation awarded $75,000 to students across the state in 2021.

The 2022 application period ends March 23. To apply or learn more, visit mtafoundation.org/scholarships.

For more information, visit mtafoundation.org.

Contact Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman reporter Jacob Mann at jacob.mann@frontiersman.com

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