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Alaska Scholarships

Scholarships have been helping students afford a college education for years. Understandably, the demand for them is high, but so is the supply. In fact, just living in Alaska or attending an Alaska college can make students eligible for scholarships. can use one’s state of residence or college attendance to find awards restricted to students living in the state of Alaska. Check out the Alaska scholarships below for a sample of awards that may be found at For additional information about scholarships and grants you may be eligible for based on state of residence or myriad other criteria, conduct a free college scholarship search at

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University of Minnesota National Scholarship

  • Amount $60,000
  • Deadline January 1, 2024

The University of Minnesota National Scholarship is for residents of any state, excluding Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Incoming freshmen are considered for these scholarships based on an overall assessment of the application for admission. Full consideration for academic scholarships is given to students who submit a complete application for freshman admission by either ... Read more

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline January 5, 2024

Our work is grounded in the simple, yet revolutionary belief every person should be able to live safely, openly, and genuinely in all the places we call home. This is the same belief that has guided our visionary leaders for more than three decades. Pride Foundation was founded in 1985, in the midst of the HIV & AIDS crisis, by a small but courageous group of people who came together to create a ... Read more

GSBA Scholarship Fund

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline January 12, 2024

The GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund awards scholarships to LGBTQ+ and allied students who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and are actively involved in school and community organizations. Founded in 1991, the GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund has awarded over 700 scholarships totaling over $4.5 million. The mission of the GSBA Scholarship Fund is to invest in ... Read more

University of Alabama Out-of-State Merit Scholarships

  • Amount $112,000
  • Deadline January 15, 2024

The University of Alabama offers some of the most generous scholarship opportunities in the country for qualifying students. As a first-time freshman applicant, you must submit the following to be considered for admission to the university: an application for admission, and an official high school transcript. There is also an optional submission of official ACT or SAT test scores. To maximize ... Read more

ACF Red Baucher Scholarship Fund

  • Amount $500
  • Deadline January 20, 2024

The Red Boucher Scholarship honors the late H.A. “Red” Boucher and was established by the Alaska Society for Technology in Education in 2008. Applicants must be a graduating senior (homeschooled students included), or previous graduate, of an Alaskan high school, be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and must be formally enrolled full-time in a technology-related ... Read more

TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship

  • Amount $80,000
  • Deadline January 31, 2024

We believe in breaking down barriers to education, especially for those who face challenges due to their immigration status. Our Opportunity Scholarship is designed for undocumented students living in locked-out states, where accessing higher education seems like an insurmountable obstacle. If you find yourself in such a situation, we are here to open doors for you. Key Features of the ... Read more

Simon Youth Greg Saunders Legacy Scholarship Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline February 16, 2024

Each year, SYF awards up to $1 million in one-time and renewable Simon Youth Scholarships to high school students in every community that is home to a Simon Mall. Targeting first-generation college students and those with demonstrated financial need, the Simon Youth Scholarships program furthers the SYF commitment to extending educational opportunities to all students who want to learn, ... Read more

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Amount $1,000
  • Deadline March 1, 2024

Tall Clubs International Foundation awards annual scholarships to deserving High School Seniors in North America (United States and Canada only). TCI Foundation receives scholarship nominations from Tall Club International’s local member clubs and members-at-large across North America. From this pool of nominations, the recipients are selected to receive a $1000 scholarship award from Tall Clubs ... Read more

Alaska Bar Association Law School Scholarships

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline March 1, 2024

The Alaska Bar Association offers law school scholarships to current 1st or 2nd year law students who demonstrate ties to Alaska, and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation. Students must submit a personal statement in which the student discusses his/her ties to Alaska, intent to return to Alaska, career goals, reason for applying for the scholarship, and any other pertinent ... Read more

Koniag Education Foundation General Scholarship

  • Amount $4,500
  • Deadline March 15, 2024

KEF offers merit-based scholarships to Koniag Shareholders and registered Descendants who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree through an accredited educational institution. These scholarships are competitive and are scored by an independent scholarship review committee. While all eligible applicants will receive funds, the applicants with the highest scores, will receive the highest ... Read more

Bill Countryman Scholarship

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline April 1, 2024

Each year, Credit Union 1 is proud to offer the Bill Countryman Scholarship Program to Alaskans of all ages pursuing higher education goals. Eligible scholarship applicants must meet one of these categories: individuals of any age who are continuing their education at an accredited college or vocational school; or senior high students applying for admission to an accredited college or vocational ... Read more

Margaret Ann Frans Brady Scholarship for Arts

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline April 15, 2024

he Margaret Frans Brady Scholarship Fund was established at the Juneau Community Foundation to support arts and education projects and programs in Skagway and northern Southeast Alaska, and to assist students and artists in our area with scholarships to help them improve their creative abilities. All creative arts will be considered including writing, music, visual and performance arts. These ... Read more

Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Amount $5,000
  • Deadline April 21, 2024

Applicants of the Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship must be provisionally accepted as students into undergraduate or graduate degree programs for the coming academic year by accredited colleges, universities or vocational education programs, be residents of the states covered in the WSRCA service area including: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New ... Read more

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline April 24, 2024

The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program is offered to osteopathic medical school students who plan to practice medicine in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington. Students entering their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th years of an AOA approved college of osteopathic medicine are eligible. Applications for these scholarships should be made in students' 1st, 2nd, or 3rd ... Read more

WGA Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Amount $1,700
  • Deadline April 30, 2024

Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. WGA's panel of art experts will select one finalist from each state and territory. State Winners will receive $200 and compete for overall First ... Read more

Donald Handeland Scholarship

  • Amount $3,000
  • Deadline April 30, 2024

This is one of the most flexible scholarships you can apply for. There are very few requirements. The purpose of this is to allow you to include the things that make you a unique candidate. Not everyone fits into the same mold, so include the information that highlights what you excel at. The other purpose of making it flexible is that we don't want to waste your time. Students have a lot going ... Read more

PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarship

  • Amount $2,500
  • Deadline May 1, 2024

The PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarships are for applicants who are enrolled in or applying for an accredited undergraduate, graduate or doctoral academic degree program in project management or a related field benefitting from project management with the following order of priority: 1st priority: a member of the PMI Alaska Chapter who is a resident of Alaska attending or planning to attend an ... Read more

National Ocean Scholar Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline June 2, 2024

As part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) program’s continuing effort to recognize individual achievement, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership offers the National Ocean Scholarship Program. This scholarship program is to provide tuition assistance for NOSB students who have an interest in pursuing an ocean or a marine related topic area in their post-high school education. Applicants ... Read more

AlaskAdvantage Education Grant

  • Amount $4,000
  • Deadline June 30, 2024

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the application for the AEG. You must select at least one qualifying Alaska Institution of higher education at the time of your FAFSA filing to be considered for the AEG. Students need to apply each year they wish to be considered for an award. ACPE encourages students to apply early for award prioritization. Qualifying students - ... Read more

Minecraft Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline July 31, 2024

Students are able to apply for our $2,000 scholarship which can be used towards tuition for their next semester at college. All drawings will be done early August each year after submission deadlines have passed. All interested students will be required to write a short essay about their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development. Minecraft ... Read more

WICHE Professional Student Exchange Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline October 15, 2024

WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP) enables students in 10 Western states and the CNMI to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition. States typically fund students to enroll through PSEP if a professional healthcare program is not available at one of their in-state public institutions. The following professional degree studies are ... Read more

WICHE Western Undergraduate Exchange

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline Varies

The Western Undergraduate Exchange is a regional tuition-discount agreement administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). WUE enables students from one of 16 WICHE states and territories in the Western U.S. to enroll as nonresidents in 160+ participating public colleges and universities and pay 150 percent (or less) of the enrolling school’s resident tuition. ... Read more

Boise State WUE Award

  • Amount $58,288
  • Deadline Varies

Students must be admitted to Boise State as degree-seeking to be considered for scholarships. By completing the admissions application and meeting the criteria listed below, you will automatically be considered for the WUE scholarships without an additional application. Scholarship recipients are notified through their admission letter. Scholarships will be made visible in the Student Center ... Read more

Western Undergraduate Exchange Plus at University of New Mexico

  • Amount $65,160
  • Deadline Varies

If you've worked hard at your high school, you'll be glad to know that The University of New Mexico is paying attention. You will find several scholarships opportunities. Scholarships are merit-based, competitive and a limited number are available. To be considered you must meet the criteria for consideration, be admitted by the Application Deadline and complete any application materials noted. ... Read more

University of New Mexico WUE Scholarship

  • Amount $43,504
  • Deadline Varies

If you've worked hard at your high school, you'll be glad to know that The University of New Mexico is paying attention. You will find several scholarships opportunities. Scholarships are merit-based, competitive and a limited number are available. To be considered you must meet the criteria for consideration, be admitted by the Application Deadline and complete any application materials noted. ... Read more

Last Reviewed: November 2023