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  • Kayhi Senior Sanjeev Putta

    Kayhi senior Sanjeev Putta participates in UAF RAHI program

    Ketchikan High School senior Sanjeev Putta participated in the Rural Alaska Honors Institute this summer in Fairbanks.

  • Emilee Caskey and Annatasia Conway pose in graduation attire

    Kayhi's Emilee Caskey participates in RAHI program at UAF

    Caskey sat down with the Daily News on Thursday afternoon to share the experiences that she had while in the program.

  • Delta High School (DHS) Big Dog

    Two local students graduate from honors institute

    Two Delta Junction students attended the 2023 institute: Alanis Cortes Burgos and Madison Grapengeter.

  • Rural Alaska Honors Institute students enjoy a sunny Fairbanks day on the Chena River.

    Rural Alaska Honors Institute will celebrate graduates at ceremony

    The Rural Alaska Honors Institute will hold its 41st annual graduation July 13 from 1-2:30 p.m. in Schaible Auditorium on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Troth Yeddha’ Campus. The ceremony will stream live on Facebook.

  • 2023 RAHI Flyer

    RAHI application period opens for summer 2023

    The session will run from May 30-July 14, 2023. Applications are due by Wednesday, March 1.

  • First National Bank Alaska donates $7,500 to University of Alaska Fairbanks to support RAHI and the Museum of the North

    $5,000 of the donation was directed toward the Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI), a popular and long-running program

  • Franchezca Correa pipette

    Students Correa and Dilts take ‘crash course’ in college prep

    Ketchikan High School seniors Franchezca Correa and Steven Dilts had the opportunity to sample the college experience at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this summer through the Rural Alaska Honors Institute program.

  • RAHI C/O 2022 Graduation

    RAHI celebrated the C/O 2022 at its 40th graduation ceremony.

  • RAHI 2021 Grads

    Donors contribute to educational pathways for Alaska’s youth

    Fall 2021
    UAF offers a multitude of programs for young people but often it takes philanthropic support from donors, corporate partners and private foundations to make these programs possible.

  • RAHI 2021 Angel Rocks

    UAF to celebrate Rural Alaska Honors Institute class of 2021

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks will celebrate the achievements of the Rural Alaska Honors Institute class of 2021 on July 14-15 with a virtual graduation ceremony and research presentations.

  • RAHI 2020 Graduation News-Miner

    RAHI 2020 Graduation

    The 2020 Rural Alaska Honors Institute, or RAHI, will host an online graduation Friday after holding its first totally online RAHI program, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • RAHI 2019 Graduates

    RAHI Celebrates 37th Class of Graduates

    Fifty rural and Alaska Native high school students, representing more than 30 communities across the state, graduated after six weeks of academics and on-campus living at UAF this year.

  • Hats Off to RAHI Graduates

    40 Alaska Native and rural high school students from 29 rural communities across the state completed the 6-week program to make up this year's graduating class.

  • Debbie Mekiana: Rural Alaska students need support to make most of opportunities

    Every year, the summer high school program produces a class of college-bound students, many of whom will grow into college graduates and successful adults.

  • Unalaska’s Lisa Tran Named RAHI Salutatorian

    For the second year in a row, an Unalaska student has earned one of the top awards at the Rural Alaska Honors Institute.

  • Dreamt it. Planned it. Did it.

    2017 marked RAHI's 35th year. This year's theme: "Dream it. Plan it. Do it."

  • After Rejection, Unalaska Student Earns Top Honors At RAHI

    When Conwell applied to the Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI) last spring, he was wait-listed. But after a last-minute invitation and six weeks of grueling college courses, Conwell has found himself headlining graduation as the valedictorian.

  • Tri-Valley grad with MD credits rural outreach program for success

    Ben Renshaw and his wife, Grace Milliken Renshaw, both Tri-Valley School grads, successfully completed medical school at the University of Washington.

  • Alaska needs RAHI's graduates: Young rural scholars can help chart course for communities, state

    The program’s graduates this year are finishing RAHI at as precipitous a time as any in its history — Alaska and its communities are always in need of good young leaders.