Two hundred and three students from the region will receive $177,000 in scholarships from the Calista Heritage Foundation. All recipients are Calista shareholders or descendants.
Forty-one of the 56 villages in the Calista region are represented in the 2014 spring scholarships. The top majors are business, nursing, biology/health, education and engineering. Six percent of the students study at the graduate level.
To date, $3.5 million have been distributed through the scholarships.