Scholarships & Awards

Tabitha Cook, UASAt the University of Alaska, we recognize the importance of a quality education and are dedicated to helping you achieve your higher education goals. The University of Alaska Foundation offers more than $3 million in scholarship awards annually, making higher education possible for any student who seeks it. Scholarships are available to students attending any campus of the University of Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Southeast and all community campuses). Many options are available, with hundreds of students receiving awards based on merit, financial need, outstanding achievement in specialized fields, or any combination of these criteria.

"Coming from such a small place, when I was a child, I always wondered if my dreams of becoming a teacher would be possible. With your help, you have provided me the opportunity to make my dreams come true."  - Frieda Grierson, UAF, 2016 recipient of the Alaska Native Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship and Charles and Hortense Lewis Scholarship.



"Thank you for your support. I feel honored to have been chosen for this award. The support of this grant is essential for me to gather data for my graduate work. Thanks again, it is much appreciated." - Molly McDermott, UAF, 2015 Angus Gavin Migratory Bird Research Award recipient.

Apply for ScholarshipsApplying for Scholarships

Since most scholarships are awarded early in the spring of each academic year, applications must be received by February 15th, to be considered for most scholarships. Any applications received through July 15 will be used for any late awarded scholarships or any new scholarship that may open up. Click here for more details on applying for scholarships at the University of Alaska.

Apply for ScholarshipsGrants & Awards

The University of Alaska offers three grants and awards each year: the Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence, the Harold T. Caven Professorship and the Angus Gavin Migratory Bird Research Grant. To find out how to apply, click here.

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