Scholarships & grants

For help in finding information on grants and scholarships, the UAF Financial Aid Office has links to numerous options. We've listed a few scholarships below that pertain directly to the School of Natural Resources and Extension.

Please visit the UAF Scholarhips page for more information concerning the offerings listed below.

Privately funded UAF scholarships:

Bonita J. Neiland Scholarship
natural resources management

Clarence Berry Fellowship in Mining and Resources
mining, mineral engineering, geology, geological engineering, or natural resources management, or pursuing studies that relate to the mining industry

Eugene Evancoe Scholarship
forestry or wildlife management

John B. and Mae M. Hakala Scholarship
Alaska residency preferred
wildlife biology, biological sciences, natural resources management (forestry) or pursuing a career in nursing

Lowell Thomas Jr. Scholarship
Alaska residency preferred
natural resources management or the environment (interest in)

Lawrence Tingook Davis Memorial Scholarship
natural resources management, agriculture

Mil Zahn Memorial/Alaska Fish & Wildlife Safeguard Scholarship
junior, senior, or graduate student
natural resources management/justice interdisciplinary preferred; wildlife management, fisheries or justice also considered

Paul Greimann Sr. Memorial Scholarship
junior or senior
born in Alaska preferred; plan to remain in state preferred
in any School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management major but currently being revised

Richard E. Lee Endowment

Richard Grey Smith Scholarship
geography or northern studies, on rotating basis

Society of American Foresters/Richard W. and Margery Tindall Scholarship
graduate, or undergraduate with minimum of 60 credits
natural resources management with forestry option

Society of American Foresters (SAF) Dixon Entrance Chapter Scholarship
natural resources management, forestry option

Ted Dixon Memorial Scholarship
plan to remain or return to Alaska after internship outside the state preferred
rifle team members; natural resources management, fisheries biology, mineral industries or other related fields preferred

Yu Quan Liu/Long Jin Huang/Yue-Ming Chou (Li Huang Chou) Scholarship
international student (Chinese preferred)
plant health (plant pathology preferred), plant biology or agriculture


Scholarship application information

The Scholarship Coordinator manages the application process for most privately funded scholarships, and coordinates with academic departments that evaluate applications and select recipients. Some scholarships are available to part-time students.


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Award amount:

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How to apply:

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