Mentor Awards


Every fall, full-time UAF faculty members, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students from all disciplines and campuses are eligible to apply for awards of up to $6,000 for mentoring undergraduate research and scholarly learning opportunities.


Dr. Elaine Drew (standing) Kevin Huo, Fiona Fadum and Jason Kells (L-R)

Funding options include; fellowships for undergraduate students, travel for undergraduate students, as well as supplies and/or services to help support undergraduate research and scholarly activity initiatives.

  • Deadline to apply is September 11, 2022.

  • Individuals receiving awards must have their mentored students participate in Research and Creative Activity Day on April 6, 2023 and complete an evaluation. 

  • Applicants are limited to two Mentor Awards every three years.

  • Students selected to be part of the projects:
    • Must ave a GPA of 2.3 and above
    • Must be registered for at least 6 credits in Fall 2022 and  Spring 2023
    • CANNOT be a Student Project Award recipient during the same academic year.

  • Funds up to $6,000

  • Funds must be spent no later than June 15, 2023.