CRCD Scholars Award

Fall 2021 Scholarships

  • Announcement Date: July 30, 2021
  • Funding Periods: Fall 2021



The University of Alaska Fairbanks received funding through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriation (CRRSA) Act. This funding provides support to higher education students affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. The College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) will receive $100,000 of this distribution, with prioritization given to “students with exceptional financial need.”

The funding will be used to support student success through scholarships through December 31, 2021.


  • The CRCD Scholars Award is available to degree seeking students enrolled in any CRCD degree program or attending through any rural campus in Dillingham, Kotzebue, Bethel, Nome, and Interior Alaska.

  • Students must be admitted to UAF or have applied for UAF admissions for the semester in which they are applying for funding.

  • Students must be enrolled in at least 3 UAF credits.

  • Students must be academically and Financial Aid eligible to receive scholarship awards.

Award amounts

Students may receive up to but may not exceed the following amounts:

  • Part-time students: $750 per semester (totaling $1,500 for FY21)
  • Full-time students: $1,500 per semester (totaling $3,000 for FY21)

The CRCD Scholars Award funding can be used to cover the following:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and course materials
  • Admission application fees
  • Housing / Meals
  • Graduation application fees

Scholarships MAY NOT be used to lift student holds or to pay off existing student debt.

Application format and submission procedures

Applications can be completed online using the following link or you can download a paper application and submit to your CRCD campus/department advisor.

Contact information

Bristol Bay Campus 
Jami Creasey
Phone: 907-842-5109
Toll Free: 800-478-5109
Fax: 907-842-5692

Chukchi Campus 
Katie Iten
Phone: 907 442-5053
Toll Free: 800-478-3402
Fax: 907-442-2322

Interior Alaska Campus 
Angela Rutman
Phone: 907-474-5826
Toll Free: 888-474-5207
Fax: 907-474-5208

Kuskokwim Campus 
Jessica Glore
Phone: 907-543-4559
Toll Free: 800-478-5822
Fax: 907-543-4527

Northwest Campus 
Kacey Miller
Phone: 907-443-8416
Toll Free: 800-478-5822
Fax: 907-443-5602

Child Development and Family Studies
Veronica Plumb
Phone: 907-455-2038
Toll Free: 888-560-5860
Fax: 907-474-5232

Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development 
Contact Name: Deanna Fitzgerald
Phone: 907-474-5948
Fax: 907-474-6325

College of Rural and Community Development
Phone: 907-474-1916
Toll-free: 1-866-478-2721
Fax: 907-474-5824

Cross Cultural Studies
Sean Asiqłuq Topkok
Phone: 907-474-5537
Fax: 907-474-5824 

Alaska Native Language Programs
Walkie Charles 
Phone: 907-474-7170
Fax: 907-474-