Scholarships

There are many scholarship opportunities for Arctic and Northern Studies students at UAF.

The first step in the scholarship process is to visit the UAF Financial Aid website and begin the paperwork process. The deadline for this is February 15.

 
 

 

Scientists take samples from the stream feeding Toolik Lake at the Toolik Field Station, run by UAF's Institute of Arctic Biology on Alaska's North Slope. | UAF Photo by Todd Paris

Scholarship opportunities within the program

There are various scholarships available to Arctic and Northern Studies students. Please contact the department for more information. 

 

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Research Award

Purpose: The Croxton Family Fellowship endowment will provide support to graduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks who demonstrate academic skills and leadership abilities and whose academic program or research emphasis is in one or more of the broad areas of 1) anthropology, 2) Northern studies, 3) biology, 4) wildlife management, 5) elementary or secondary education 6) the fine arts, or 6) museum education and/or museum collection-based research in archaeology, ethnology or history. The intent of this fund is to increase the body of knowledge about Alaska, and to train professionals who will contribute to Alaska and its people.

Two @ $1,000 per academic year.

Purpose: To provide scholarships for University of Alaska Fairbanks students, whose area of study has emphasis in any of the following subjects: Northern Studies/Alaska Studies, Women's Studies, Anthropology, or History.

Student Award

Purpose: Established in 1993 through a gift by Dr. Judith Kleinfeld of her Emil Usibelli Research as a prize for the Outstanding Northern Studies Graduate Student for the academic year enrolled in the Northern Studies Program.

Scholarship, Travel Award

Minimum $1,000 per academic year

Purpose: To award travel grants to Arctic and Northern Studies graduate students or interdisciplinary students housed in the Arctic and Northern Studies program, enabling them to present research at academic conferences. If no travel requests are received, then award as a scholarship

Scholarship

Minimum $500 per academic year

Purpose: To assist undergraduate students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in studies pertaining to Alaska. Preference given to students with interest in Security/Fire or secretarial work.

Scholarship

Minimum $500 per academic year

Purpose: To provide funding on a rotating annual basis for undergraduate students in Geography and for graduate students in the Arctic and Northern Studies program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Funds can be used for, but not limited to: supplies/materials and associated with research projects. Funds cannot be used to travel to conferences or similar academic meetings.

Scholarship

Minimum $500 per academic year

Purpose: To provide scholarships for history and Northern Studies students who belong to Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Scholarship

Minimum $500 per academic year

Purpose: To provide scholarships for history and Northern Studies students who belong to Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Scholarship

Minimum $500 per academic year

Purpose: To provide scholarships for history and Northern Studies students who belong to Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Scholarship

Minimum $1,000 per academic year

Purpose: To provide scholarship support to students studying Alaskan history at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Liberal Arts Northern Studies or History Programs, with a preference for students whose research is conducted using the Alaska Film Archives in the UAF Rasmuson Library.

 

 

Kasugahara Miki (left) and Natalie Tan Rei Hsi (right) ice skate on the frozen Tanana Lake with Nanook Recreation on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. | UAF Photo by Sarah Manriquez

CLA has been the beneficiary of some truly generous gifts from alumni, friends, former professors and staff and other donors. The College of Liberal Arts has many scholarships to offer, from department-specific to college-wide. Why don't you see if there's another here for you?

 

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