Want to be notified when a scholarship opens? We can send updates straight to your email.
- July 30, 2023
- Included in Application
- UA Foundation
2023 - 2024 Academic Year Awards. University of Alaska Foundation scholarships are available to students attending any campus of the University of Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Southeast, and all community campuses). Applications must be received by February 15th to be considered for most scholarships. Any applications received through July 30th will be used for any late-awarded scholarships or any new scholarship that may open up.
We’re now using Kaleidoscope to make the scholarship application process easier. You’ll automatically be matched with scholarships you qualify for and receive notification of any additional awards for which you can be considered. Apply now for upcoming awards.
How to apply for a UA Foundation scholarship:
- Go to the UA Foundation Scholarships Page through UAOnline
- Login to UAOnline using your UA username and password.
- Select 'Student Services & Account Information'.
- 'Select Scholarships' to begin applying through Kaleidoscope.
Once logged in, complete the general application questions to be considered for standard scholarships. After finishing and submitting the general application you will be given a list of other opportunities for which you may qualify. Select the apply button to review the additional criteria and questions for these additional opportunities. Make sure you submit each of the supplemental questions to be considered for the additional scholarships.
To receive consideration for need-based scholarships, you must submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the semester you plan to attend. FAFSA data is used to determine scholarship eligibility including financial need, number of dependents, etc. These items are selection criteria for specific scholarships and an important part of your application.
PITAAS is a teacher preparation program for Alaska Natives at the University of Alaska Southeast. Freshmen and sophomore students interested in the program are eligible for scholarships towards language and culture classes at UAS.
Sealaska Heritage and the University of Alaska Southeast are offering new scholarships for freshmen and sophomore students taking Alaska Native language and culture classes at UAS.
- Be an Alaska Native freshmen or sophomore student
- Be interested in becoming a teacher or administrator in the State of Alaska
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Be Enrolled in a qualifying UAS course
Ketchikan CHARR Education Fund, Inc
- April 21, 2023
- Included in Application
The Ketchikan CHARR Educational Fund Salmon Derby scholarship program will award one or more scholarships this year (2022). The funds are to be used to defray the cost of textbooks and tuition in an accredited university, college, or post-secondary vocational school within the State of Alaska. Upon confirmation of the recipient’s enrollment by a qualified school, the scholarship funds will be sent directly to the institution as a credit for the recipient in the current academic year.
- Applicant must be a current resident of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough or the Metlakatla Indian Community
- Applicant must be accepted for admission to an accredited university, college, or post-secondary vocational school within the state of Alaska
- Preference may be given to students, or to students of parents, who have or are currently working in caberets, hotels, restaurants, and retailers of the licensed beverage industry or a similar field.
UAS Ketchikan Laptop Loan Application
Through a generous grant awarded by the Department of Education for Alaska Native-serving institutions, UAS Ketchikan is proud to offer laptop computers for an extended check out to Finish College Alaska-eligible distance degree-seeking students and those students in the distance UAS Bachelor of Liberal Arts or Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree programs taking courses through UAS Ketchikan.
To be considered for this program, the recipient must:
- Be a Finish College Alaska-eligible student and admitted to UAS; or be admitted into the UAS Bachelor of Liberal Arts or the Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree program as a distance student; or be a degree-seeking student physically present in Ketchikan and enrolled in a program at the associate (AA/AS/AAS) level or higher
- Demonstrate a need for the technology
- Have access to high-speed internet
- Complete the application in its entirety and return it via email to Kathy Bolling (email@example.com) or William Urquhart ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
State Training & Employment Program (STEP) Grant
The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus has received a grant from the State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development to support industrial skills training for Alaska’s workforce. The State Training & Employment Program (STEP) is a grant program for eligible individuals to improve their skills or learn new skills to increase their employability.
Courses eligible for this grant include:
- Welding (Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced)
- Marine Transportation (MTR)
Qualified STEP Applicants must:
- Be an Alaska resident
- Have worked in a job that contributed to Unemployment Insurance in the last 5 years
- Be seeking training for one of the following reasons:
- Reductions in overall employment within a business (verifiable workforce downsizing)
- Elimination of your current job
- A change in condition of employment requiring that, to remain employed, the employee must learn substantially different skills or obtain or upgrade credentials, licenses or certifications that they do not now possess.
Lund Maritime Scholarship
The Lund Scholarship Foundation provides Ketchikan-area high school graduates or GED recipients funding for maritime classroom training and education. The submission deadlines on the application (June 15 for fall semester/December 1 for spring semester) are exclusive to the Cal Maritime program.
UAS Applicants should apply for the scholarship at least thirty days prior to beginning a course of study/training. All individuals must present with a letter indicating the intent for the scholarship request along with a letter of acceptance or proof of registration.
- Provides tuition assistance for maritime education.
- Applications must be submitted for approval prior to taking the class. The Foundation does not provide money for classes that are not pre-approved.