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Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2019
Alaska has the highest rate of population turnover from migration, and young adult Alaskans move the most (Sandberg, 2018). Over eighty percent of Alaska residents with a Bachelor's degree or higher were from out-of-state. This brief answers key research questions about how often and for what reasons college-educated young adults move across state…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Mobility, Out of State Students, In State Students
Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2019
The Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) is beginning its ninth year rewarding students who strive to excel in high school and continue their education in degree and certificate programs in Alaska. This report covers the high school, postsecondary, Alaska residency, and workforce outcomes of the APS program between 2011-Fall 2018.
Descriptors: Scholarships, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates
Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2019
Alaska's statewide postsecondary attainment goal is for 65% of working-age Alaskans to have a postsecondary credential by the year 2025. The Alaska Postsecondary Access and Completion Network (the Network), a non-profit group of educators, industry, and other higher education stakeholders, adopted the attainment goal in 2014 to increase Alaska…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Credentials, Academic Degrees, Certification
Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2019
The Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) is beginning its tenth year rewarding students who strive to excel in high school and continue their education in degree and certificate programs in Alaska. This report covers the high school, postsecondary, Alaska residency, and workforce outcomes of the APS program between 2011-Fall 2019. [For…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates
Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2018
The Alaska Performance Scholarship is beginning its eighth year, rewarding students who strive to excel in high school and continue their education in degree and certificate programs. Since the program began in 2011: (1) 17,148 high school students have completed the eligibility requirements for APS; and (2) 7,630 students have used the…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Eligibility, Scholarships, Colleges
Rae, Brian – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2016
Five years ago Alaska's high school graduating class of 2011 became the first with the opportunity to accept the state's "invitation to excellence," the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS), to pursue their postsecondary studies. Eligible graduates could receive up to $4,755 per year for up to four years to study at a participating…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Eligibility, Scholarships, Colleges
Rae, Brian – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2015
The Alaska Performance Scholarship was established in state law in 2011 and first offered to Alaska high school graduates beginning with the class of 2011. Described as "an invitation to excellence" to Alaska's high school students, its goal was to inspire students to push themselves academically in areas that correlate to success in…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Eligibility, Scholarships, Colleges
Rae, Brian – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2014
The 2014 Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) Outcomes Report analyzes the characteristics of high school graduates, those who were eligible to receive the scholarship, and those who went on to make use of it during the three years of the scholarship's existence. The analysis includes their geographic, gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Eligibility, Scholarships, Colleges
Rae, Brian – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2013
In accordance with Alaska statute the departments of Education & Early Development (EED) and Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD), the University of Alaska (UA), and the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) present this second annual report on the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS). Among the highlights: (1) In the public…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, Eligibility, High School Graduates, Enrollment
Becker, Gretchen M. – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2013
This report examines Alaska public high school graduates' decisions to attend postsecondary education (including workforce training or college), attend in-state or out-of-state colleges, and to remain in or return to Alaska. Three groups of high school graduates' decisions are summarized to maximize the benefit from available data in the Alaska…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Geographic Distribution
Rae, Brian – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2012
As set forth in Alaska Statute 14.43.840, Alaska's Departments of Education & Early Development (EED) and Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD), the University of Alaska (UA), and the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) present this first annual report on the Alaska Performance Scholarship to the public, the Governor, and the…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Eligibility, High School Graduates, Enrollment
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2007
Through its AlaskAdvantage[R] Programs, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education promotes, supports, and provides access to postsecondary education for Alaskans and in Alaska. This publication reports on another year of success for the state's higher education assistance agency. Among the accomplishments this year to make higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Annual Reports, Institutional Mission, Planning Commissions
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2004
A brochure describes how student loan default can cause permanent damage to an individual's financial future. and how to prevent default. A student loan is a legal promise. In exchange for help funding one's education, a promise is made to repay the education loan. The promise is made by signing a Promissory Note for any funds borrowed. Loan…
Descriptors: Money Management, Loan Default, Loan Repayment, Student Loan Programs