203 students from the region will receive $177,000 in scholarships from the Calista Heritage Foundation. All recipients are Calista shareholders or descendants.
41 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. 6% of the students study at the graduate level.
To date, 3.5 million dollars have been distributed through the scholarships.