Available Funding and Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid

UAF Financial Aid Department

UA Privately Funded Scholarships

Austin Cooley Talent Grant: February 15th each year

Rausch Scholarship: February 15th each year

Jessie O'Bryan-McIntosh Scholarship

Other UA Foundation Scholarships

UA Private Funding Application Instructions and Deadlines


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program: Various Deadlines

Thesis/Dissertation/Project/Degree Completion Fellowship or Scholarship Program:  You are allowed to apply once per academic year.  There will be three deadlines: 

June 15 is the deadline for any applicant who wishes to receive funding for Fall 2018 only or Fall 2018/Spring 2019,

October 15th is the deadline for any applicant who wishes to receive funding Spring 2019 only, or Spring 2019/Summer 2019.

February 15th is the deadline for any applicant who is seeking funding for Summer only.


Graduate Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships are available to full-time graduate students based on the needs of your department, school or college. 

Travel Grants

Travel Grants: The Travel Grant is suspended until further notice.

STEM Programs

The following links provide a compilation of several federally funded program calls that specifically support graduate and undergraduate students in STEM.

Funded Graduate Programs

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Program

Peace Corps  - Paul D. Coverdell Fellowships

Resiliency and Adaptation Program (RAP)



Sources of Financial Aid Information

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