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Financial Aid Office

The financial aid team at UAS is committed to helping students make their college dreams accessible and affordable through scholarships, grants, student employment, loans and other funding resources.

FAFSA Delays

Due to delays with the 2024–2025 FAFSA, award notifications will not be sent out until sometime in late May.

Types of Financial Aid


Fill out your FAFSA for student aid next fall. Apply online at


Scholarships are free sources of financial aid that do not have to paid back. Apply for UAS scholarships with a single application.


Grants do not need to be repaid and can be used for any educational expense. Need-based grants are available.


College loans must be repaid but can offer a major source of assistance to meet the full costs of your education.

Federal Work Study

Work Study is part-time employment for students interested in working at the university to meet educational expenses.

CARES Act Funding

The University of Alaska Southeast will be awarding the CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Education. These awards will help with expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, including cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and childcare. UAS’s plan for the CARES Act is to assist students with the greatest need.