Nicholas Giles graduated from Alaska Pacific University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Outdoor Studies and a minor in Earth Science. The Nick and Laura Giles Expedition Scholarship was established by Nick and Laura Giles to support the ongoing adventures of Alaska Pacific University Outdoor Studies and/or Marine and Environmental Sciences students. The fund will be used for students who are planning to go on their expedition course or participated in any other course that has a field component. The fund can be used to pay for lab fees related to an APU expedition or any other APU course that has an outdoor/field component or to pay for tuition related expenses to the above courses.
Fully admitted undergraduate student in the APU Outdoor Studies or Marine and Environmental Science degree programs, planning an expedition course or other course with an outdoor/field component for the Summer or following Fall or Spring semester, submits a complete application with supporting documents by published due dates, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on the last semester, enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits per semester