This year’s application periods have opened for both the Cecil Sholl Memorial Scholarship and the Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarship. Completed applications for the Cecil Sholl Scholarship must be postmarked by 15 Apr 2016, or delivered to the NOK offices in Kodiak by 5:00 PM on 15 Apr 2016. Applications for the Neil Sargent Scholarships will be accepted until this year’s funding is exhausted. Further instructions are included in the applications: 2016 Cecil Sholl Scholarship App; 2016 Neil Sargent Career Dev Scholarship App Good Luck to all applicants.
Natives of Kodiak, Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of services to its shareholders. Following is a listing of programs and benefits that are available to NOK shareholders. Shareholders are also encouraged to contact us at any time with questions or comments.
The NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust
In September of 2002, NOK shareholders overwhelmingly approved creation of the NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust, which was subsequently funded with assets from the NOK Shareholders Fund.
The NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust currently pays quarterly distributions to Trust beneficiaries in March, June, September and November of each year. All NOK shareholders at the time of Trust inception automatically became beneficiaries of the NOK Permanent Fund Trust.
Cecil Sholl Memorial Scholarship In honor and memory of Cecil Sholl, his biography: Cecil Sholl Profile
Emil Norton Memorial Scholarship In honor and memory of Emil Norton, his biography: Emil Norton Profile
Natives of Kodiak Nancy Anderson Scholarship In honor and memory of Nancy Anderson, her biography: Nancy Anderson Profile
If you are a NOK shareholder, descendant or dependent and are interested in applying for an academic scholarship, please contact the NOK office.
Scholarship applications are available after February 15 of each year and completed applications are due for review by the Scholarship Committee April 24.
Shareholder Employment Opportunities
NOK is committed to employment opportunities for its shareholders. Employment opportunities under NOK subsidiary company contracts at Kodiak’s US Coast Guard Base and elsewhere are available to NOK shareholders, descendants or dependents. Additional employment opportunities may become available in the future. Shareholders, descendants and dependents are encouraged to submit a resume or letter of interest to the NOK office with their skills and qualifications to be considered for employment by NOK subsidiaries and/or contractors. Please contact the NOK office for a list of potential positions with job descriptions.
Alaska Air National Guard Opportunities
In 2009 NOK subsidiary, KOMAN, Inc., reached a partnership agreement with the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron of the Alaska Air National Guard. Through this agreement, NOK shareholders and their descendants desiring technical career training are encouraged to join the Alaska Air National Guard. Those shareholders and descendants meeting eligibility requirements, who decide to enlist, will be provided with pay commensurate to military rank for all duty performed, technical training, paid travel to Anchorage or other locations for training, tuition assistance as available, free hunting and fishing licenses, Commissary and Base Exchange use and any other benefits allowed to Guardsmen.
In addition, upon completion of military-provided technical training, KOMAN, Inc., will make best efforts to place those it referred, to the Alaska Air National Guard, into civilian jobs at KOMAN, Inc., job sites.
Training opportunities are available in the following career fields: Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Power Production, Structural, Equipment Operation, Utilities, Liquid Fuels and Environmental, Fire Protection and Readiness.
Please contact the NOK office for more information.
The following forms are available to NOK shareholders by contacting the NOK
office or by downloading a copy. You may also download a copy of form instructions here (PDF).
- NOK Death Benefits Form – for original shareholders only (PDF)
- NOK Stock Will Form for the purposes of NOK shares– for all
- Limited Power of Appointment for the purpose of NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust units– for all beneficiaries (PDF)
- Inter-vivos Gift Forms NOK(PDF) Trust(PDF)
- NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust Authorization for Automatic/Direct Deposit -for all beneficiaries (PDF)
NOK shareholders and their accompanying family members receive no cost admission to Kodiak’s Alutiiq Museum upon presentation of their NOK Shareholder I.D. Card. Please contact the NOK office if you do not have a Shareholder I.D. card and one will be issued to you.