Scholarships for students Alaska. Some scholarships specifically open to Alaska students, and others give preference to students in Alaska.
Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.
Students of Integrity Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Closing Date: February 13, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must create a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers.
TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).
Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Education Northwest
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and are a member or descendent of a federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated American Indian tribe. Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in a master’s program in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and studying education policy, leadership, technical assistance, research, or a related field.
Sponsor: Koniag Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native shareholders or descendants of the Koniag Region who are accepted or enrolled in a nationally, regionally, or municipally accredited institution of higher learning and studying in an oil or gas industry-related field.