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:   This program has been suspended until further notice.

The Resilience and Adaptation Program (RAP)  has also been suspended indefinitely.

Graduate Assistantships

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

Travel Grants

Graduate SchoolTravel Grants are suspended indefinitely.

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

Sources of Financial Aid Information


External Sources