CRCD Scholars Award

crcd scholars flyer thumbnailAY 2020-21 Scholarships

Announcement Date: June 18, 2020

Funding Periods: Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021

 

BACKGROUND

The University of Alaska Fairbanks received funds provided by Congress under Section 18004 (a)(2) of the CARES Act, “Strengthening Institutions Program and Minority Serving Institutions”. The College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) will receive $250,000 of this distribution, in support of “Recruitment, Retention and/or Completions”.

This funding provides support to higher education students affected during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be made available for eligible CRCD students through the summer 2021 semester (FY21).

ELIGIBILITY

  • The CRCD Scholars Award is available to degree seeking students enrolled in any CRCD degree program or attending through any rural campus in Dillingham, Kotzebue, Bethel, Nome, and Interior Alaska.
  • Students must be admitted to UAF or have applied for UAF admissions for the semester in which they are applying for funding.
  • Students must be enrolled in at least 3 UAF credits.
  • Students must file a 2020/21 FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) to be considered for funding. Campuses and departments are responsible to ensure eligibility within the University of Alaska system.
  • Students must be academically and Financial Aid eligible to receive scholarship awards.

AWARD AMOUNTS

Students may receive up to but may not exceed the following amounts:

  • Part-time students: $750 per semester (totaling $1,500 for FY21)
  • Full-time students: $1,500 per semester (totaling $3,000 for FY21)

Eligible students may reapply for Scholars Award funding every semester through summer 2021 in which they are enrolled. Scholars Award funding can be used to cover the following:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and course materials
  • Admission application fees
  • Housing / Meals
  • Graduation application fees

Scholarships MAY NOT be used to lift student holds or to pay off existing student debt.

APPLICATION FORMAT AND SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

Applications can be completed online using the following link or you can download a paper application and submit to your CRCD campus/department advisor.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bristol Bay Campus 

Jami Creasey
Phone: 907-842-5109
Toll Free: 800-478-5109
Fax: 907-842-5692
Email: jcreasey@alaska.edu 

Chukchi Campus 

Katie Iten
Phone: 907 442-5053
Toll Free: 800-478-3402
Fax: 907-442-2322
Email: kiten@alaska.edu

Interior Alaska Campus 

Angela Rutman
Phone: 907-474-5826
Toll Free: 888-474-5207
Fax: 907-474-5208
Email: arrutman@alaska.edu

Kuskokwim Campus 

Dorothy Chase
Phone: 907-543-4500
Toll Free: 800-478-5822
Fax: 907-543-4527
Email: dechase@alaska.edu 

Northwest Campus 

Kacey Miller
Phone: 907-443-8416
Toll Free: 800-478-5822
Fax: 907-443-5602
Email: klmiller@alaska.edu

Child Development and Family Studies

Veronica Plumb
Phone: 907-455-2038
Toll Free: 888-560-5860
Fax: 907-474-5232
Email: vmplumb@alaska.edu

Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development 

Selina Sam
Phone: 907-474-5948
Fax: 907-474-6325
Email: sjsam2@alaska.edu

College of Rural and Community Development

Phone: 907-474-1916
Toll-free: 1-866-478-2721
Fax: 907-474-5824
Email: srculbertson@alaska.edu