• Please Note: Students must contact the scholarship/funding organization to confirm deadlines, applications, qualification standards, requirements, durations, and amounts as this information can change without notice.  This is NOT an exhaustive list of all scholarship/student opportunities available.

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  • Letter of Intent Template (.doc download)

    Letter of Intent Template (.pdf printable)

    Also, to write a more targeted and specific Letter of Intent, look at these hints and ideas:

    Scholarship Letter of Intent

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  • FAFSA Help

    Get Help with the FAFSA

    FAFSA Fridays at UAA

    • One-on-one virtual FAFSA assistance via Zoom
    • 10am-7pm on Fridays until February 12th
    • Appointment required – Fill out request form

    ACPE’s Virtual FAFSA Wednesdays

    • Walk-in sessions where students can ask FAFSA questions and receive assistance
    • 3pm-6pm on Wednesdays
    • No appointment necessary – just hop into the Zoom meeting


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  • ANICA Scholarship

    Awards vary dependent upon track:

    1. $4,000 Scholarship
    2. $2,000 Scholarship
    3. $1,000 Scholarship

    Study: Fields of study that would benefit the applicant and their village

    Scholarship types:

    • Collegic Track
    • Vocational Track
    • Continuing Education 

    Instructions & Application for ANICA Scholarship


    Deadline: June 15, 2022




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  • Alaska Community Foundation

    There are many scholarships on this single link... some you may qualify for, some not... check it out!


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  • Alaska Curiosity Scholarship

    (Kelley & Canterbury, LLC)


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  • Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS)



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  • Alaska State Department of Education


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  • Aqqaluk Trust Scholarship

    Deadlines: Summer Session, June 1; Fall Semester August 1!


    • NANA Shareholders or card descendants
    • 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Completed application


    • Two (2) letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Purpose – Explain how you intend to use your education to enhance Inupiaq Values and culture
    • Official Transcript
    • Acceptance letter from college or university
    • Class registration and class schedule


    • $3000 per semester Full-time
    • $1500 per semester Part-time


    • 907 442-1607 
    • Aqqaluk.trust@nana.com
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  • Ambler Metals/NANA Kuuvangmiut 

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  • Frank R Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline: One week prior to the class start time 


    • Must be a resident of the Northwest Arctic Borough


    • Official Transcript
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • College/Technical School Registration
    • Budget Forecast
    • Acceptance Letter


    • Dependent Upon Available Funds


    • Ariana Erlich 907 442-2500 or 442-8229


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    GCI $cholarhip$ !!!



    • 2022 graduating seniors of an Alaska high school
    • GPA of 2.8 or higher
    • Seeking degree or certification with a STEM focus (View a list of some accepted STEM majors. Not all accepted majors are limited to this list.)
    • Attending or enrolling in an accredited college or university or trade school


    • Applicants who express an intention to return to Alaska to start careers 
    • Applicants living in a Rural location (Rural is defined as outside of the Municipality of Anchorage, Fairbanks North Star Borough and the City of Juneau.)
    • Extracurriculars in STEM-based activities, including esports activities through Alaska School Activities Association


    • Personal essay
    • Resume
    • High school transcripts
    • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, former or current employer, clergy members (preachers, pastors, rabbis, imams, etc.), a coach, school counselor or advisor, or a leader of an organization with which you are associated


    Deadline: March 17, 2022


    Apply Here


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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (NWABSD)

    Deadline: April 5, 2022

    June Nelson Scholarship Info (NWABSD)

    June Nelson Scholarship Application (NWABSD)


    1. Must be enrolled in an educational field of study
    2. 2.5 GPA or higher
    3. Graduate of Northwest Arctic Borough
    4. Must plan to be full time student at accredited college or university



    • Letter of educational or professional intent
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation from school staff
    • College or University acceptance letter






    Perrian Windhausen 442-1866 or pwindhausen@nwarctic.org
    Tony Jones 442-1882 or tjones@nwarctic.org


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    June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (STATE)

     Application Deadline April 1st, 2022


    • Essay Prompt - "Working Toward Equity and Inclusion."


    Additionally, the following information is needed:

    • Your name and school information.
    • Response to essay question - up to 750 words in length.
    • Student involvement and activities history.
    • Copy of high school transcript with cumulative GPA.
    • Acceptance letter from a business, trade, or college institution.
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation - one from a community member, and one from a teacher.
    • SAT or ACT Test Scores.




    PDF Application flyer


    If you have any questions or diffculties with the application, please call us at (907) 463-1660 or email aasb@aasb.org.


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  • Kotzebue IRA Scholarship

    Kotzebue IRA Scholarship Webpage (Applications available here)


    • Spring Semester... January 10
    • Spring Quarter... February 15
    • Summer Semester... June 1
    • Fall Semester... August 1
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    Local IRA Scholarships

    Buckland IRA Scholarship

    Kiana IRA Scholarship

    Noatak IRA Scholarship

    Selawik IRA Scholarship

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  • Maniilaq

    Scholarships for Training

    Scholarship for College

    (Maniilaq) Paaraq Scholarship

    (Maniilaq) James Qignak Wells Endowment Scholarship

    • This scholarship is for current Juniors and Seniors in college, and graduate students.
    • Deadline First Friday in August 6
    • Endowment Application
    • Contact:
      • Call 442.7021 or 442.7668
      • scholarships@maniilaq.org
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    Native Forward Scholarship Page


    This site holds multiple scholarships for students. Some are designed for certain majors, while others are available for most degrees.

    Native Forward



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  • Teck Alaska


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  • Truman D. Picard 

    Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2022


    • $2,500 for college Students
    • $2,500 for Grad Students
    • $2,000 for graduating Senior High School students

    Please see attachment for directions on applying.

    Application & Requirements

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    UA Scholar

    • Deadline: May 1, 2022




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