UA Scholars Program

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Awarded By

University of Alaska

Award Amount

$1,500 per semester, renewable for up to eight semesters, for a total of $12,000. The award will expire after a total of eight semesters of use or within five years of the scholar's graduation from high school. Please note: A scholar may use the award during a summer term if during the preceding spring semester the scholar received a Scholars Award payment. In addition, the scholar must enroll full time for the summer term and be otherwise eligible to use the award. Scholars planning to use their award during a summer term must notify their financial aid office in advance.


The number of awards varies based on the number of eligible applicants. In 2013 (the most recent year for which data is available), there were 256 initial awards given.

Deadline Info

The UA Scholar Award is awarded to the top ten percent of all graduating seniors from Alaska high schools. Students do not apply for this award directly. Each eligible high school has a program admini ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.