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.
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.Learn More
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!Download Now
Important Dates and Deadlines
FAFSA filing period opens (10/1)
UA Scholars Recognition Events
University of Alaska Foundation scholarships application deadline (2/15)
UA Scholar Admissions Application deadline 5/1 (note: Due to Covid-19, the deadline has been extended to August 15.)