Dates and Deadlines

October:   FAFSA filing period opens (10/1)
November:  UA Scholar receptions recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of the UA Scholars class of 2022 (11/1, 11/2, 11/3, 11/9, and 12/1)
February: University of Alaska Foundation scholarships application DEADLINE (2/15) 
May: UA Scholar Admissions Application DEADLINE (5/1) 

May 1: Designation Portal Opens - Access codes are mailed in advance of May 1 to high school principals. Each high school is responsible for academically ranking its students to determine which students are in the top 10 percent at the end of their junior year. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) is the most common criteria used to rank students. The high school may consider other appropriate academic factors as long as the high school applies and communicates those factors uniformly and fairly to its students. Read more. 

October 1: Deadline to Designate UA Scholars - Qualified high schools must submit their UA Scholars designation list to the Program.  

November: UA Scholar receptions recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of the UA Scholars class of 2022  will be heald 11/1, 11/2, 11/3, 11/9, and virtually on 12/1. Encourage UA Scholars to attend and consider attending to show support.