• 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)

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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)

     

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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!

    Eligibility:

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

    Checklist:

    • 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

    Amount:

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

    Contact:

    • 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 

    Eligibility:

    • Must be a resident of the Northwest Arctic Borough

    CheckList:

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

    Amount:

    • Dependent Upon Available Funds

    Contact:

    • Ariana Erlich 907 442-2500 or 442-8229

     

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  • June Nelson Memorial Scholarship (NWABSD)

     

    Deadline: April 5, 2022

     

    June Nelson Scholarship (NWABSD)

    June Nelson Scholarship Application (NWABSD)
     

     

    Eligibility:

    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

     

    Checklist:

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

     

    Amount:

    $1000/year

     

    Contact:

    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

     

    Requirements:

    • 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.

     

    Application

     

    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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  • KIC Scholarship

    2021 Scholarship Application

    Deadlines:

    • August 1 - Fall
    • January 10 - Spring

    Eligibility:

    • 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.

    Checklist:

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

    Amount:

    • $500 Sem full-time
    • $250 Sem Part-time

    Contact:

    • Paula Octuck 442-3165

     

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  • Kotzebue IRA Scholarship

    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

    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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    Teck Alaska

     

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  • Truman D. Picard 

    Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2022

    Award: 

    • $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 Process

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    UA Scholar

    • Deadline: May 1, 2022

     

     

     

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