Tribal Members

Seldovia Village Tribe has more than 580 Tribal Members throughout the United States and around the world. We are here to serve you, whether you are looking to become a Tribal Member, applying for scholarships, or seeking information on other services SVT provides.

Tribal Enrollment

Open enrollment for the Seldovia Village Tribe is from July 1st to September 1st each year. Any blood descendant of any person who was originally enrolled to the Native Village of Seldovia, under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, is eligible for membership.

For more information on tribal enrollment, or to obtain an application, email the Tribal offices or call (907) 234-3248.

You can either email or hand deliver your completed application with a photocopy of your birth certificate to the Tribal Offices (see link below for printable pdf).

Scholarships

SVT’s scholarship program awards achievement scholarships of $1,500 to eligible full-time students attending an accredited college or university in two-year or four-year undergraduate degree programs. SVT also offers a student exchange program scholarship of $1000 for students studying abroad and trade school scholarships of $500.

Click the link below to access a printable copy of the scholarship application; email the completed form to the SVT Tribal offices. Call 907-435-3242 for more information.

General Assistance

Short-term financial assistance is available to Alaska Native/American Indian people living in Seldovia area who are members of an Indian Tribe. This assistance is meant to help people make ends meet while seeking other income or financial assistance. SVT offers a General Assistance Work Program in which eligible members perform work for grant funds received by the Tribe. Qualifications are:

  • Member of an Indian Tribe
  • Residing in the Seldovia Area
  • Individual and family not eligible for AFDC, SSI/Interim assistance, or Adult Public Assistance

To apply for General Assistance, email the Tribal offices or call (907) 435-3248.

Newsletters

The SVT newsletter goes out to members quarterly. You can download our latest newsletter by clicking the link below.

Or you can access archived newsletters here:

Native American Job Bank – TERO

Use the link below to learn more about the Native American Job Bank – Tero and gain access to downloadable application forms.

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