Scholarships & Opportunities

Scholarships, Applications, and Deadlines

2020-2021 Scholarships are updated as new information becomes available. If you see outdated scholarship deadlines, please check back.

The scholarships listed below have been compiled by the PACE Statewide Homeschool Counseling Department.  The information is updated as it becomes available so check back often.  Please note that the individual deadline dates may vary each year so always double check.

If you have questions or need assistance, please make an appointment with Ms. Riedel.

SEPTEMBER

 

Gates Scholarship

https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

 

Illustrators of the Future

https://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-the-illustrator-contest/

OCTOBER

 

AES Engineering

https://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

 

National Association for Minorities in Engineering

NACME Scholarships

 

National YoungArts Foundation

https://youngarts.org/apply

 

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

 

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc.

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program

 https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/

NOVEMBER

 

James W. Matthews Scholarship Alaska 4-H

Due November 1, 2020

 

U.S. Senate Youth Program

https://ussenateyouth.org/

 

National Center for Learning Disabilities

https://www.ncld.org/what-we-do/scholarships

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Due November 10, 2020

 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

 

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

https://www.haganscholarships.org/

DECEMBER

 

Science Ambassador
Full-tuition scholarship for women studying science, technology, engineering, or math.

Due December 14, 2020. 

 

Burger King Scholars

Due TBA

 

AXA Achievement

Due December 15, 2020

 

Pauahi Foundation Scholarships

Open to students of Hawaiian descent.

Due December 21, 2020

 

High School Poetry Contest

Open to seniors

December 31, 2020

JANUARY

 

GE-Regan Foundation

Supports the development of young leaders.

Due TBA

 

Ron Brown Scholarships Program

Open to Black/African American Seniors. 

Due January 9, 2021

 

Pride Foundation

The Pride Foundation has scholarship opportunities for students who identify as LGBTQ, questioning or are allies. Additionally, you need to live in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. 

Due January 10, 2021.

 

Alaska Engineering Education Foundation

Open to Seniors who are pursuing an engineering degree.

Due January 13, 2021

 

American and Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund

Open to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans

Due January 14, 2021

 

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX)

Provides an opportunity for graduating seniors to spend the year after graduation in German

Due January 15, 2021

 

Profile in Courage Scholarship

Essay contest

Due January 15, 2021

 

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Open to Seniors planning a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

Due January 15, 2021

 

The Hamilton Award

Recognizes high school juniors for academic, personal and service achievements.

Due January 27, 2021

 

AK Travel Industry Assoc.

For Seniors intending to enroll full-time in a program of study in preparation for a career in tourism.

Due January 31, 2021

 

The George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

Open to 9-12 grade students

Due January 31, 2021

FEBRUARY

 

Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Open to Seniors who show leadership potential and financial need

Due February 1, 2021

 

Boren Scholarship

Open for seniors planning on studying in a country outside of Western Europe. Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.

Due February 3, 2021

 

Society for Women in Engineering Scholarships

Open for senior women intending to enroll in a ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university

Due February 12, 2021

 

University of AK Southeast

Due February 15, 2021

 

Northwest Fisheries Association (NWFA)

Eligible to dependent of an employee of NWFA member company

Due February 15, 2021

 

Nick Begich Scholarship

For seniors interested in careers in education, government, and public service

Due February 23, 2021

MARCH

 

Sealaska Scholarship

  • Alaska Native as defined as “Native” under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. 1602(b).
  • Enrolled to Sealaska Corporation, OR are Native lineal descendants of Alaska Natives enrolled to Sealaska Corporation whether the applicant owns Sealaska Corporation stock or not.
  • Have a GPA of 2.0 for undergraduate, and 3.0 for graduate.
  • Accepted and enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

Due March 1, 2021

 

Ducks Unlimited

Open to current high school seniors who are Ducks Unlimited members. 

March 1, 2021.

 

June Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Due March 8, 2021

 

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship

Open to Asian ancestry students.

 

 Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship (NASDME)

Open for migrant students who show financial need

Due March 12, 2021.

 

GCI Scholarship

For seniors who live in a GCI service area seeking degree or certification in the STEM field.

Due March 18, 2021

 

Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators

Open for seniors going into fields of study or vocation related to the maritime industry and environment.

Due March 19, 2021

 

Alaska State Fair Scholarships
Open to Juniors and Seniors.

Due March 31, 2021

 

Associated General Contractors of Alaska

Open to Alaska resident pursuing post-secondary education in a construction related field.

Due March 31, 2021. 

 

JJ Klein Scholarship

Open for seniors who enroll full-time in college/university/vocational school demonstrating financial need.

Due March 31, 2021

APRIL

Credit Union 1

Open to members only.

Due April 1, 2021

 

CHARR Education Charles H. Selman Memorial Scholarship

Seniors pursuing a career in Alaska hospitality industry.

Due April 1, 2021

 

Gary Martin Swim Scholarship

Students involved in competitive swimming at the high school level. 

Due April 8, 2021

 

The Kathryn E. and John P. Doyle Scholarship

Open to female students pursuing a degree in science at UAF.

Due April 8, 2021

 

Sven and Lorraine Eriksson Scholarship

For seniors majoring in engineering or music within the University of Alaska system.

Due April 8, 2021

 

Society of Petroleum Engineers Foundation Gus Archie Scholarship

For seniors intending to enroll in petroleum engineering

Due April 15, 2021

 

Women Police of Alaska

For seniors (preference may go to women) interested in pursuing criminal justice or other law enforcement related fields.

Due April 15, 2021

 

AK Telephone Association

Open for seniors who are sponsored by an member of Alaska Telecom Association.

Due April 2021