• 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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     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


    Deadline: September 30, 2021




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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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  • 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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  • 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


    Scholarship for Training


    AVT - WIOA Application (for example, ATC and AVTEC)

    Deadline ASAP prior to start of training session



    Scholarship for College


    (Maniilaq) Higher Education Scholarship

    Summer Deadline June 15

    Fall Deadline August 15

    Must fill out both Maniilaq Application & Intake Application

    Higher Ed Application

    Intake Application


    (Maniilaq) Paaraq Scholarship

    Summer Deadline June 4

    Fall Deadline August 6

    PAARAQ Application


    (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



    Call 442.7021 or 442.7668


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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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