UA Scholars Program

Welcome Class of 2019 UA Scholars

We are honored to welcome and invite our 21st class of UA Scholars to join 9,000 ahead of you who accepted the UA Scholars Award, attended the University of Alaska, and who are now shaping Alaska’s future. Congratulations! 

Find out more about your Award and all that the University of Alaska has to offer. Click here or visit the Scholars tab above. 

Events and Deadlines

FAFSA filing period open (10/1)

President's Recognition Events


Scholarship Application deadline (2/15) 


UA Scholar Admissions Application deadline (5/1) 

You're Cordially Invited...

University of Alaska Jim Johnsen invites you to a reception in your honor. 

Find the event nearest you.

Event photos will be posted soon.

Attention High Schools

The designation period for the Class of 2019 is now closed. Please visit the High School Staff tab for more details. 

Learn About the Award


Award Amount: $12,000 disbursed in the amount of $1,500 per semester for a total of eight semesters over a five year period.

What it coversEligible expenses such as undergraduate tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, qualified study abroad, national student exchange, and other educational costs incurred for attendance at the University of Alaska. 
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The University of Alaska has campuses located throughout Alaska, from Juneau to Nome, and online programs to reach you
wherever you choose to study.


Apply By May 1


Apply for Admission by May 1 to be eligible to use your Award!

Don't forget you must submit an application for admission to a certificate or degree program at any University of Alaska campus, online or postmarked on or before May 1 of your senior year. If you miss this deadline, you will not be eligible to use your Award.

Scholars can apply online here. Scholars who wish to utilize their leave of absence must still apply by the May 1 deadline and postpone their Award by notifying their admissions office. Please visit our Student Resource page for campus contact information.

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