Dates and Deadlines
Congratulations to you on this remarkable achievement; we are so excited by your commitment to yourself and your future. Remember to apply by May 1, to ensure your UA Scholars Award is in good standing by following the links below to the University of your choice.
If you haven’t already, visit studentaid.gov to complete your FAFSA. Be sure to add the university you plan to attend to your form by entering the corresponding school code: UAA: 011462 UAF: 001063 UAS: 001065
October: FAFSA filing period opens (10/1)
November-December: UA Scholars virtual reception recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of the UA Scholars class of 2023
February: University of Alaska Foundation scholarships application DEADLINE (2/15)
May: UA Scholar Admissions Application DEADLINE (5/1)
May 1: Designation Portal Opens - Access codes are mailed in advance of May 1 to high school principals. Each high school is responsible for academically ranking its students to determine which students are in the top 10 percent at the end of their junior year. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) is the most common criteria used to rank students. The high school may consider other appropriate academic factors as long as the high school applies and communicates those factors uniformly and fairly to its students. Read more. October 1: Deadline to Designate UA Scholars - Qualified high schools must submit their UA Scholars designation list to the Program.
December: UA Scholar receptions recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of the UA Scholars class of 2023 will be heald , check back for more details. Encourage UA Scholars to attend and consider attending to show support.