Alaska Scholarships

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Alaska Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) presents the Alaska Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to one Alaskan-based waterworks operator to support them through their education.

Amount
$100–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Alaska Section Water Equation Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) grants up to $5,000 in funding to one Alaskan-based student looking to develop the waterworks industry in their region.

Amount
$100–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Truman D. Picard Scholarship

The Intertribal Timber Council offers the Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program of $2,500 to 12 high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students pursuing a degree in natural resources-related fields.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 11

Dr. John Halligan Scholarship Fund

The Dr. John Halligan Scholarship Fund offers one scholarship worth $2,500 to a high school senior or recent graduate planning to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree in health sciences.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 17

GCI Scholarship

The Alaska Community Foundation offers the GCI Scholarship of $2,000 to 40 Alaskan high school seniors pursuing undergraduate degrees in STEM-related fields at accredited institutions in the U.S.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
40 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
March 17

JJ Klein Scholarship Fund

The JJ Klein Scholarship Fund grants a one-time award of up to $10,000 to two graduating high school seniors and college freshmen with the motivation to succeed, pursuing post-secondary education.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 17

Alaska State Fairgrounds Scholarship

The Alaska State Fairgrounds Scholarship is awarded to five high school students in Alaska to further their education and earn a college degree in their field of choice

Amount
$500–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 29

Alaska Osteopathic Medical Association Scholarship

The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation offers the Alaska Osteopathic Medical Scholarship in values ranging from $10,000 to osteopathic medical students in Alaska.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
June 2023

Giving Back General Scholarship

The NorthWest Osteopathic Medical Foundation’s Giving Back Scholarship awards one or more students from the northwestern U.S. states $10,000 scholarships to study osteopathic medicine at accredited colleges.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
June 1, 2023

Student Of Color Scholarship

The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation-Student of Color Scholarship offers a $10,000 scholarship to undergraduate or postgraduate students of color.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18

Davis Memorial Foundation

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association awards undergraduate and graduate students scholarships to enroll in a trade school or pursue a degree in a field related to construction.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 22
Winner announcement
September 2022

NEWH | Northwest Chapter Scholarship

The Northwest Chapter Scholarship Program awards three $10,000 to $25,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of hospitality, interior design, culinary arts, and architecture.

Amount
$10,000–$25,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 22

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

The MGMA Western Section Scholarship provides one award to an undergraduate or a graduate student to pursue a program relevant to medical practice management in an accredited college or university.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 1
Winner announcement
August 2022

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students of Korean heritage who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate programs of their choice at schools in the Western Region.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 30

AASF Memorial Scholarships

The Alaskan Aviation Safety Foundation offers three scholarships to students of all levels pursuing professional careers in aviation. Applicants must have been residing in Alaska for at least two years.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 31

Alaska Scholarships

Alaska is not only the biggest state but also has the longest coastline and the highest peak in the U.S. Often described as having a slower, more efficient way of living, this state boasts world-class seafood and a wealth of activities to get into in between your studies. Take your pick from any one of the many scholarships in Alaska across various fields of study.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Alaska?

  • Alaska Pacific University

Alaska Pacific University is a private institution. It ranks 13th on the list of the top regional colleges in the western region of the United States. If you’re on the lookout for a scholarship in health sciences, check out the Dr. John Halligan Scholarship Fund.

  • University of Alaska–Anchorage

University of Alaska–Anchorage is a public institution, ranking 64th among the top western regional universities in the country. If you’re looking for funding, try the JJ Klein Scholarship Fund.

  • University of Alaska–Fairbanks

University of Alaska–Fairbanks is also a public institution. It ranks 331 on the list of the top national universities in the U.S. The Alaska State Fairgrounds Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies.

Most popular majors in Alaska?

  1. Business
  2. Accounting
  3. Biology

Where does Alaska rank in education?

Alaska ranks 42nd on a list of most educated states and 48th in terms of public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.