A Message to UA Scholars, class of 2024:


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We are honored to welcome the Class of 2024 UA Scholars to the University of Ӱԭ. Congratulations to the students and their families distributed in major newspapers throughout Ӱԭ. Look for it in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on May 6th, Anchorage Daily News on May 12th, and Juneau Empire on May 18th.


Your academic performance in high school has distinguished you as one of the very best students in your class and in Ӱԭ. We are honored to recognize your merit with the UA Scholars Award. Great things are in store for you and your fellow Scholars in the system. We encourage you to secure your $12,000 scholarship by applying to any of our three universities. The deadline to apply is August 15th. The application is FREE for UA Scholars using the code: UASCHOLARS2024


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Award Overview

The UA Scholars Award is a $12,000 scholarship awarded to students in the top ten percent of their Ӱԭ high school class at the end of the junior year. The Award may be used toward the cost of attendance at any location within the University of Ӱԭ system. 

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Success Stories

UA Scholars from all over Ӱԭ are making a difference in their communities. They come from diverse backgrounds and have a wide range of interests, but they are all united by their passion for learning and their desire to make Ӱԭ a better place.

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Award Recognition Events

Join faculty, staff, students, and fellow UA Scholars for an evening celebrating your achievements, mingling, and learning about the opportunities available to you in the University of Ӱԭ system. Learn more and RSVP today!


The outstanding academic achievements of the UA Scholars are recognized at multiple events around the state. More info about recognition events
filing period opens December 31, 2023

University of Ӱԭ Foundation scholarships application deadline is February 15

UA Scholars must apply for admission to the UA campus of their choice by August 15



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The University of Ӱԭ is a land-, sea- and space-grant system of higher education established in 1917.

The UA system's three universities (UAA, Ӱԭ and UAS) are separately accredited institutions with campuses and extended learning centers across the State of Ӱԭ.