• ***Special Announcement***




    Deadline: March 1, 2021


    Although it's not exactly a scholarship... it might be even better!


    Check out RAHI, today!!!






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  • 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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    Scholarship Cover Letter Writing Tutorial

    (published courtesy of U. of Arkansas-Little Rock)


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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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  • AKSCA Scholarship




    Deadline: March 30, 2021




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  •  Alaska Community Foundation


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    Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS)


    APS Flyer


    APS Approved Institutions


    ACPE Student Aid Portal


    Deadline: FAFSA completed by June 30th

    Register with the ACPE Student Aid Portal to track your APS status.

    APS eligibility is automatically filed with ACPE by NWABSD.




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    Alaska State Department of Education


    Scholarship Link:



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  • Alaska Village Electric Cooperative Scholarship (AVEC)


    Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) Scholarship Application


    Deadline: May 31, 2021 (Fall)

                     August 15, 2021 (Spring)


    Must be graduate of Ambler, Kobuk, Shungnak, Kivalina, Noatak, Noorvik, Kiana, or Selawik to apply.


    For more information go to: https://avec.org/about/scholarships/



    Linda at AVEC 

    (907) 565-5313


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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


    $2000 per semester Full-time

    $1000 per semester Part-time



    Aqqaluk Trust 

    907 442-1607



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    Caleb Scholars Program




    Deadline: July 31, 2021



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  • Frank R Ferguson Memorial Scholarship


    Frank R. Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Application


    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



    Jamie Lambert 907 442-2500


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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (NWABSD)


    Deadline: April 2, 2021


    June Nelson Scholarship (NWABSD)

    June Nelson Scholarship (NWABSD) Budget Form



    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
    Clay Moose 442 - 1882


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    June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (STATE)


    Deadline March 8, 2021




    PDF Application flyer


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  • KIC Scholarship



    August 1 - Fall

    January 10 - Spring


    2021 Scholarship Application



    KIC shareholders or their descendants are eligible to apply. Students must indicate whether they will be full-time, part-time, or short vocational program students.



    • Cover letter describing yourself and goals
    • HS Transcript
    • Two (2) Letters of recommendation
    • College or University Acceptance Letter



    $500 Sem full-time

    $250 Sem Part-time



    Paula Octuck 442-3165


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    Kotzebue IRA Scholarship


    NVOK App


    HE App


    Deadlines:  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

    Deadline June 15th

    Buckland IRA Scholarship Application


    Kiana IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Kiana IRA Scholarship Application


    Noatak IRA Scholarship

    Deadline August 1st

    Noatak IRA Scholarship Application


    Selawik IRA Scholarship

    Deadline June 30th

    Selawik IRA Scholarship Application


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  • Maniilaq


    AVT - WIOA Application (for ATC and AVTEC)

    Deadline ASAP prior to start of training session




    (Maniilaq) James Qignak Wells Endowment Scholarship

    Deadline First Friday in August

    Endowment Application


    (Maniilaq) Higher Education Scholarship

    Deadline August 2

    Must fill out both Maniilaq Application & Intake Application

    Higher Ed Application

    Intake Application


    (Maniilaq) Paaraq Scholarship

    Deadline August 2

    PAARAQ Application



    • Currently enrolled tribal member
    • Currently enrolled at a credited university or technical school
    • Enrolled as a full-time student
    • have a 2.0 or 2.5 (James Qignak Wells) GPA or greater



    1. Completed Application
    2. Official Transcripts
    3. Proof of Acceptance
    4. Proof of Full-time Registration (James Qignak Wells Only)
    5. Tribal Member Card
    6. High School Diploma
    7. Letter of Intent - Explain your reasons for the scholarship, career goals, and how goals will benefit the Inupiat People.
    8. Resume'
    9. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
    10. Budget/Needs Sheet
    11. Release of Information Form



    James Qignak Wells up to $12,500 a year

    Higher Education Scholarship up to $1500 a semester

    Paaraq Scholarship up to $1250



    Call 442.7021 or 442.7668


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  • Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund 


    Deadline: February 23, 2021 




    Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund Link



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    Red Boucher Scholarship


    Deadline January 20th






    1. Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and/or leadership potential.
    2. Applicant must be a graduate of, or a currently enrolled senior, at an Alaskan high school.
    3. Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    4. Applicant must be formally enrolled fulltime in a technology-related program by the beginning of the semester he/she is using the award.
    5. Applicant must have the goal of pursuing a career in a technology-related field.
    6. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.


    • Complete the online application for the Red Boucher Scholarship:  http://alaskacf.org/scholarships
    • Essay. Your personal essay should be approximately 1,000 words. Describe how your background is relevant to your interest in pursuing technology education, your professional goals, and your specific qualifications for this scholarship. A subjective review of your essay is a significant part of the evaluation.
    • Letters of recommendation. Two letters of recommendation are required.
    • Resume. Include a resume and/or summary of work experience, activities, personal interests, and community service.
    • Transcripts. Include official transcripts from all relevant institutions.
    • Statement of Financial Need. Explain the specific costs of your education (tuition, room and board, books, fees, travel). Include other sources of support, income, expenses and any mitigating circumstances regarding your financial need.
    • Proof of Application or Acceptance. Include a copy of your application or acceptance letter. 



    $1000 per year


    Alaska Community Foundation 907 334-6700

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    Teck Alaska



    Teck Alaska Scholarship Application




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  • Trilogy Mine Scholarship



    Policy & Guidelines





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    UA Scholar


    The UA Scholar deadline for application to a University of Alaska branch campus is extended to:


    Deadline: May 1, 2021




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  • UAF College of Rural and Community Development


     new scholarship opportunity!!!


    CARES Act Scholarship





    For more information, call: 442-3400


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