Alaska Teacher Scholarships

Scholarship Name: Alaska Advantage Education Grant

Provider: The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

Amount: Up to $2,000

Info and Availability: In order to quality for this grant, applicants must be an Alaska resident and have a high school diploma. They must be admitted into an undergraduate degree program at an Alaskan institution as at least a half-time student.

Contact Info: More Information About the Alaska Advantage Education Grant

Scholarship Name: Patricia Ann Hughes Eastaugh Memorial Teaching Scholarship

Provider: The University of Alaska Foundation

Amount: $8,000

Info and Availability: Incoming freshman applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree
program. Applicants must intend to become an elementary or secondary school teacher in
Alaska and be enrolled in academic programs leading toward that end. The recipient must be a resident of Alaska and preference will be given to applicants in the top 25% of their graduating class.

Contact Info: Application Page for the Patricia Ann Hughes Eastaugh Memorial Teaching Scholarship

Scholarship Name: The Teacher Education Loan Program

Provider: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: Varies

Info and Availability: The Teacher Education Loan Program in Alaska is explicitly for rural Alaskans who wish to teach in a rural school. Rural communities are defined as those with fewer than 5,500 people and no road or rail connections to Anchorage or Fairbanks, or connected communities with fewer than 1,500 people.

Contact Info: American Education Services

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