The Alaska Community Foundation awards scholarships made possible by passionate community members who are committed to helping Alaskans pursue their educational dreams. The specific criteria, application requirements, and deadline vary by scholarship. Please review the guidelines for each scholarship to determine your eligibility before applying.

Students, please prepare the following before applying:

  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • High School transcript (student profiles are not accepted)
  • Post-Secondary (College, University, Vocational or Technical) School/Training unofficial transcripts
  • Financial Statement (cost of school, family contribution, etc.)
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) – If you have not yet completed your FAFSA, now is a great time!
  • Proof of Acceptance to post-secondary education (College, University, Vocational, Technical)
All applications must be submitted by 5 pm AKST on the date they are due.
Some scholarships will have other specific eligibility requirements and criteria. Please be sure to visit the specific scholarships you are interested in for more information. All applications must be submitted by 5 pm AKST on the date they are due.

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Sven & Lorraine Eriksson Alaska Fund

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Students studying engineering or music at the University of Alaska with a high school GPA of at least 2.5 or a college student with a GPA of at least 3.0…

The Ron and Terri Davis Trades Scholarship

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - April 8, 2021

This scholarship is established to help deserving students with financial need to complete a certificate or degree in the trades, including an applied Associates Degree leading to employment in the…

THS Patricia Roppel Memorial Scholarship

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - April 8, 2021

The THS Patricia Roppel Memorial Scholarship is a $5,000 award made annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who is either enrolled or intends to enroll at an accredited college…

Toby Gamble and Janet Helen Tolan Gamble Educational Fund

Applications Open: January 20, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Applicant must be a high school students in Mat-Su Valley or Municipality of Anchorage with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please click the scholarship hyperlink for more information. .

Tom and Mary Lou Friesen Scholarship

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - April 8, 2021

The Tom and Mary Lou Friesen Scholarship seeks to support students with a demonstrated financial need and wants to pursue vocational training. The student achieved personal successes, not necessarily academic…

Wrangell Scholarship Fund

Applications Open: January 20, 2021 - April 8, 2021

Applicants must be a graduating senior from Wrangell High School who plan to pursue post-secondary education, including trade/vocational schools. Please click on the scholarship name for more information.

Carl Seaman Scholarship (Kenai)

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Kenai Central High graduating seniors are eligible to apply.

Chef Cotter Scholarship Fund

Applications Open: January 20, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Alaskan students graduating or currently attending a post-secondary school are welcome to apply for the $1,000 Chef Cotter scholarship. Must study or plan to study culinary arts, hospitality or tourism.…

Don DeWitt Scholarship Fund

Applications Open: February 4, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Students within the Fairbanks North Star Borough with a GPA of 2.75-3.5 are eligible for this scholarship. Please click the scholarship hyperlink for more information.