There are many scholarship opportunities for CLA 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.
General Liberal Arts Scholarships
CLA has been the beneficiary of some truly generous gifts from alumni, friends, former professors and staff and other donors. They have made the scholarships below available to you, CLA’s current student body.
To apply for these and all of UAF’s scholarship opportunities, please visit UAF’s Financial Aid Office’s Scholarship page.
Minimum $500 per academic year
Purpose: To provide scholarships to non-traditional students attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks for undergraduate or graduate study in the liberal arts, including education. Preferences will be given to applicants intending to study history, political science, women's studies or northern studies.
Minimum $500 per academic year, see agreement & revisions
Purpose: To promote international education among undergraduates seeking a degree in the humanities/liberal arts at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. To that end it encourages students to study abroad and to seek direct exposure to and personal contact with another culture.
Minimum $500 per semester, $1,000 per academic year
Purpose: To provide scholarship for students enrolled in College of Liberal Arts at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Purpose: To provide scholarship support to Alaska Native undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
$500 per semester/$1000 per academic year
Purpose: To provide scholarships for University of Alaska Fairbanks undergraduates and graduate students who are seeking a degree offered through the College of Liberal Arts and who have financial need.
Minimum $1,000 per academic year
Purpose: To provide annual financial assistance for tuition and other related educational expenses to UAF students who are members of, or eligible for membership in, a federally recognized tribe in Alaska, who are majoring in the Liberal Arts and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students whose applications reflect a disadvantaged background. In addition, students whose personal statements or application essays demonstrate the applicant's service to their rural community will be preferred.
In addition to CLA's liberal arts scholarships and the many UAF-wide scholarships available to students, CLA's departments offer additional scholarship and award opportunities to their students. Check out our list of targeted scholarships below and follow the links to read more about each one.
Arctic & Northern Studies
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Theatre & Film
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
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