We know how important financial certainty is to your ability to succeed as a student. With awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, the Nanook Pledge scholarship provides four years of predictable financial assistance. Nanook Pledge maximizes your access to UAF scholarship funding and allows you to focus on your top priority — academic success. This is our investment in you.

You’ll do great things, and we want to support you every step of the way.

 

Awarding

To be considered for the Nanook Pledge scholarship:

  • Complete the application for admission.
  • Submit transcripts. Students may upload unofficial in-progress transcripts at the time of application. Final official transcripts will be required before enrolling.
  • Admissions application and transcripts must be submitted before the admissions deadlines (June 15 for fall and November 1 for spring).

Students will be notified of their total offer over four years.

 

Award Amount

Ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, the scholarship for first-year students is based on your GPA, and tuition rate. The scholarship can be used for UAF tuition, fees, room and board only. Use the calculator below to see if you’re eligible.

 

Eligibility

Beyond the merit-based requirements, students must be:

  • Admitted to a baccalaureate program at UAF.
  • Enrolled full time.
  • Making satisfactory academic progress.


 

Awarding

To be considered for the Nanook Commitment scholarship:

  • Complete the application for admission.
  • Submit transcripts. Students may upload unofficial in-progress transcripts at the time of application. Final official transcripts will be required before enrolling. 
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Admissions application, FAFSA and transcripts must be submitted before the admissions deadlines (June 15 for fall and November 1 for spring).

Award Amount

The amount of the Nanook Commitment scholarship is dependent upon the information provided during the application for admission process, the FAFSA and other scholarships you are receiving from University of Alaska. The scholarship can be used for UAF tuition, fees, room and board only. Use the calculator below to estimate your eligibility.

Eligibility

Beyond the application requirements, students must be: 

  • Admitted to a baccalaureate program at UAF.
  • Enrolled full time.
  • Making satisfactory academic progress.
  • Apply for the FAFSA every year. 


 

Usage limits

Both the Nanook Pledge and Nanook Commitment scholarships are available for up to four years for continuous enrollment at UAF. Students may be eligible to use remaining years for a graduate program, with permission by the Financial Aid Office.

 

Appeals

Appeals for continuing students not meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) eligibility criteria will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Office.


Want to find out more about what scholarships you qualify for?

Check out the calculators below.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Net Price Calculator provides a detailed cost-of-attendance analysis that can help guide a prospective student through estimating their financial aid options.

The average time to complete a full estimate is between 3-5 minutes. Please have a close estimate of your family's income and assets in order to ensure an accurate estimate of your cost of attendance.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Net Price Calculator provides a detailed cost-of-attendance analysis that can help guide a prospective student through estimating their financial aid options.

The average time to complete a full estimate is between 3-5 minutes. Please have a close estimate of your family's income and assets in order to ensure an accurate estimate of your cost of attendance.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the Net Price Calculator, please keep in mind that this estimate does not represent a final determination, or actual award, of financial assistance. It shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, University of Alaska Fairbanks or the State, and may change. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid in order to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes Federal grant, loan or work-study assistance under Title IV.

41% of full-time, first-year undergraduate students at UAF received assistance through scholarships and grants in the current academic year.