Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Pave Your Way to Financial Freedom

In the 2020-2021 academic year, the UAF College of Business and Security Management awarded over $104,000 in privately-funded scholarships to 61 students.

Students receive awards based on merit, financial need, outstanding achievement in specialized fields, or any combination of these criteria. These scholarships are privately funded, meaning that while a FAFSA is encouraged, it is not mandatory.

 

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Follow these basic steps to apply for scholarships. More detailed instructions can be found on the UAF Financial Aid website.

  1. Log in to Academic Work
  2. Complete the General Application and any supplemental applications presented.
  3. That’s it! You can check the status of applications by logging back into the system and you will receive an email at your UA email address if you are awarded a scholarship.
  4. Follow up. The system also includes information on private and external scholarships. These deadlines change often so check back under "External" opportunities.

Scholarship applications are due by  February 15th annually.

Apply now for the following College of Business and Security Management scholarships, as well as over 300 UAF scholarships. 

 


 

Scholarship Highlight: Alyeska Pipeline Native Scholarship

Alyeska Scholarship Report

This scholarship is awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students of any major within the UAF College of Business and Security Management (with the exception of students in the BSRB degree program). Students should have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference is given to students with Alaska Native heritage. Apply for the Alyeska Pipeline Alaska Native Scholarship.

“The Alyeska Pipeline Native Scholarship allows me to work less and have more time to focus on scholastic activities and my family. I am doing my best to carry on the tradition of excellence that has become synonymous with this award.”
- Rodney Carpluk

Read first-hand accounts of the impact this scholarship has had in the Alyeska Pipeline Native Scholarship Report.

This scholarship has rolling acceptance with reviews in March for fall awards and October for spring awards.

 


 

UAF College of Business and Security Management Scholarships

Individual award amounts range between $500-$7,000.

 

Undergraduate

Alyeska Pipeline Alaska Native Scholarship (at least four awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.5; undergraduate or MBA; any major; Alaska Native preferred

American Business Women's Association
Criteria: 3.5 preferred (3.0 OK); full-time student; at least sophomore standing; 30+ years old preferred

Associated General Contractors (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; full-time student; at least sophomore standing; Alaska resident

Associated Students of Business Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; any major; CBSM student organization involvement

C. Russell Huber ROTC Memorial Award
Criteria: GPA 3.0; FT. JR ROTC cadet; participate on at least one of the following ROTC teams: Ranger Challenge Team, Color Guard or Rifle Team; hold Cadet Company Leadership position; need-based

Hulda Huttula Elieff Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.5; full-time student; undergraduate (no freshman); any major; Alaska resident; Alaska High School graduate; financial need preferred

Ken and Olga Carson Memorial Scholarship (every other year - alternated w/Engineering)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; part-time or full-time student; junior or senior; staying in Alaska preferred

KeyBank Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; any major; demonstrate motivation and academic/leadership potential

Marion Weeks and Bill Stroecker Scholarship (up to five awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.0; part-time or full-time student; not the highest GPA or financial aid

Milner Marketing Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 3.5; part-time or full-time student; senior; marketing major

Pat and Ken Weaver Family Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.5; full-time student; sophomore; Alaska resident; FNSB high school graduate; may award up to three years or until graduation, whichever comes first

Richard D. Reeve Scholarship in honor of Lt. Col. Alanson Bartholomew
Criteria: ROTC

R.M. and Katherine Boyd Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; undergraduate; business administration major; staying in Alaska preferred

Ron Nerland Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.0; part-time or full-time student; any major; marketing major preferred

Spirit of Alaska FCU Scholarship (seven awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.5; full-time student; Alaska resident

Student Investment Fund Scholarship (four awarded)
Criteria: Needs based

Totem Ocean Trailer Express Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; any major; demonstrate motivation and academic/leadership potential

Usibelli Coal Mine Bachelor of Applied Management Scholarship 
Criteria: GPA 2.5; part-time or full-time student; BAM major

Usibelli College of Business and Security Management (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; part-time or full-time student; any major; Alaska resident; may receive award up to four years or graduation, whichever comes first

William Paul Scholarship
Criteria: Full-time student; undergraduate with MBA intent; MBA student



Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Scott Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 3.0; full-time student; CLA Justice or HSEM major; enjoys Alaska outdoors; staying in Alaska preferred; no violent or drug misdemeanors

Usibelli Coal Mine HSEM Scholarship (up to five awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.5 for undergraduate or 3.0 graduate; part-time or full-time student; must be working, or intend to work, in an HSEM-related field


 

Accounting

Bill Stroecker Accounting Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; at least sophomore standing; Alaska resident; prefer FNSB student; may award consecutively up to three years (depend on funding) 

Cook & Haugeberg CPAs/Tom Bartlett
Criteria: Junior or senior; accounting major; need to notify donor

Dorothy Pattinson Accounting Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; accounting major

E. Thomas and Raye Ann Robinson
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; any class; accounting major

Jean B. Schmitt
Criteria: GPA 2.0; part-time or full-time student; preference to accounting student who is a mother

Lois E. Meier Accounting Scholarship - $1,500 (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 2.0; full-time student; accounting major

UAF BDO USA, LLP Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; at least sophomore standing



Graduate

Alyeska Pipeline Alaska Native Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.5; undergraduate or MBA; any major; Alaska Native preferred

Fred Smits MBA Business Scholarship (two awarded)
Criteria: GPA 3.0; part-time or full-time student; MBA; Alaska resident

Goering Family Scholarship
Criteria: GPA 2.0; part-time or full-time student; MS Eonomics or MBS student

Langland Northrim Alaskan Leadership Endowment
Criteria: Top MBA student; preference will be given to students focusing their studies on finance or economics

William Paul Scholarship
Criteria: Full-time student; undergraduate with MBA intent; MBA student