Important message for UA Scholars:

The UA Scholars Program has temporarily waived certain compliance requirements through the end of the academic year 2021. Please click here for more information. 

 

Welcome Class of 2021! 

 Your academic performance in high school has distinguished you as one of the very best students in your class and in Alaska. We are honored to recognize your merit with the $12,000 UA Scholars Award. Great things are in store for you and your fellow Scholars at the University of Alaska. Find out more about the Award

  


 

Award Overview

Award Overview

The UA Scholars Award is a $12,000 scholarship awarded to students in the top ten percent of their Alaska high school class at the end of the junior year. The Award may be used toward the cost of attendance at any of the University of Alaska's 15 campuses. 

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Award Requirements

The UA Scholars Program Information Booklet is a handbook for students, parents, and school officials, detailing all of the requirements of the Award. Be sure to read the entire document to gain a complete understanding of the Program!

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High School Administrators

Each eligible high school in Alaska is responsible for notifying the UA Scholars Program about the students who qualify for the UA Scholars Award through the "Designation Process" which takes place from May 1 - October 1 each year. 

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Important Dates and Deadlines

 October
FAFSA filing period opens (10/1)

November
UA Scholars Recognition Events

February 
University of Alaska Foundation scholarships application deadline (2/15) 

May
UA Scholar Admissions Application deadline 5/1  (note: Due to Covid-19, the deadline has been extended to August 15.) 


 

 

The University of Alaska is a land-, sea- and space-grant system of higher education established in 1917.

The UA system's three universities (UAA, UAF and UAS) are separately accredited institutions with campuses and extended learning centers across the State of Alaska.