UA Scholars Program
This is a a merit-based scholarship that Alaska students qualify for based on their class standing in high school. The purpose of the University of Alaska Scholars Program is to give Alaska’s middle and high school students an incentive to achieve excellence, to nourish efforts by the school district to provide high quality education and to encourage Alaska’s top high school graduates to stay in Alaska for college.
The UA Scholars Award is a four-year scholarship to attend the University of Alaska. Award recipients may receive $1,500 per semester for eight semesters, a total value of $12,000.
The UA Scholars Award is offered to students in the top 10 percent of their graduating class as determined by a qualifying high school at the end of the junior year. Each qualified school is allowed to set its own selection criteria. For more information about the UA Scholars Program call the Program Administrator at 1-877-257–2465.