Available Funding and Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid

UAF Financial Aid Department

UA Privately Funded Scholarships

Austin Cooley Talent Grant: February 15th each year

Rausch Scholarship: February 15th each year

Jessie O'Bryan-McIntosh Scholarship

Other UA Foundation Scholarships

UA Private Funding Application Instructions and Deadlines


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program: Various Deadlines

Thesis/Dissertation/Project/Degree Completion Fellowship or Scholarship Program:  You are allowed to apply once per academic year.  There will be three deadlines: 

June 15 is the deadline for any applicant who wishes to receive funding for Fall 2018 only.

October 15th is the deadline for any applicant who wishes to receive funding Spring 2019.

February 15th is the deadline for any applicant who is seeking funding for Summer 2019 only.


Graduate Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships are available to full-time graduate students based on the needs of your department, school or college. 

Travel Grants

Travel Grants: The Travel Grant is suspended until further notice.

STEM Programs

The following links provide a compilation of several federally funded program calls that specifically support graduate and undergraduate students in STEM.

Funded Graduate Programs

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Program

Resiliency and Adaptation Program (RAP)



Sources of Financial Aid Information

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