2022 Alaska Scholarships

Alaska is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Alaska universities is a whopping $6,775.00 and the total cost of attendance is $24,397.00. 49% of student graduates in Alaska graduate with an average debt load of $22,155.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Alaska turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These AK scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Alaska, and any Alaska resident regardless of their interests or background. Alaska scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of AK students or AK residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Alaska residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for AK residents?

There are 24 scholarships totaling $43,000.00 available to Alaska residents. You can easily browse through all 24 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Alaska?

Moms in Alaska are eligible for all the same scholarships as AK residents. Therefore, the 24 scholarships worth $43,000.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Alaska?

24 scholarships worth $43,000.00 are available for college students in AK. In addition, we encourage current college students in Alaska to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Alaska for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Alaska:

Alaska Pacific University
Northwest Nazarene University
George Fox University
Multnomah University
Corban University
Northwest University
Seattle Pacific University
Whitworth University
Alaska Bible College

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Alaska?

24 scholarships totaling $43,000.00 are available for high school seniors in AK. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of AK to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Alaska residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to AK students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a graduating senior or past graduate of Alaska who is the first in their immediate family to pursue post-secondary education and will attend an eligible university.
Deadline:
May 31
$7,500.00
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Richard D. Johnson Memorial Post-Secondary Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Legion - Alaska
Applicant must be a resident of Alaska who is a major participant in community service, activities, and/or American Legion Post involvement. Applicant must have an improving versus declining academic outlook, selection will be made in favor of the student that normally would not receive an academic scholarship.
Deadline:
March 30
Partners in Ministry Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Bible College
Applicant must be the spouse of a full-time student.
Deadline:
Open
Beckie Joy Music Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Bible College
Applicant must demonstrate exceptional musical ability and be involved in music ministry.
Deadline:
March 1
Dean's List Award
Sponsor:
Alaska Bible College
Applicant must be a returning full-time student who has completed at least two semesters and earned at least a 3.5 GPA.
Deadline:
Open
$500.00
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Phil A. Wall Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Bible College
Returning full-time honor roll student. Outstanding character and zeal for ministry.
Deadline:
Open
Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor:
Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Educational Foundation
Applicant must be a BBNC shareholder with a high school diploma or GED, who is enrolled in an accredited college or university as a full-time student, or as a part-time student enrolled in at least six credit hours, and demonstrates financial need. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required.
Deadline:
April 7
$3,500.00
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The Frank and Carol Pinkerton Orchestral Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school i Alaska who displays talent, dedication to music and a serious commitment to an advanced music education.
Deadline:
April 28
Shelly Szepanski Memorial Flight Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a female enrolling in a science-related degree program who has passed the FAA written flight test and medical exams.
Deadline:
September 15
David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a resident of Alaska pursuing a degree in nursing full-time. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
Deadline:
October 21
$2,500.00
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Wrangell and Stika Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Sitka or Wrangell High School who will pursue post-secondary education.
Deadline:
March 31
$5,000.00
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Red Boucher Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a resident of Alaska who will pursue post-secondary education or training in a technology-related field.
Deadline:
February 2
$3,000.00
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Sven E. & Lorraine Eriksson Scholarship
Sponsor:
Alaska Community Foundation
Applicant must be a resident of Alaska planning to attend the University of Alaska to study engineering or music.
Deadline:
April 1
$3,000.00
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