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External Scholarships

In addition to low tuition and no out-of-state student fees, Prince William Sound Community College offers a full range of financial aid resources to help you pay for your education. Whether you need scholarships, grants, loans or on-campus jobs, we are here to help!

Scholarships at UAA

Alaska Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Alaska Travel Industry Association Scholarships

The Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA) Foundation supports scholarships for those pursuing their degree in or related to the tourism industry. The scholarship program originally formed under the Alaska Visitor Association (AVA) in 1997. In 2001, AVA became ATIA and the foundation incorporated as the ATIA Foundation. Since 2001, the Foundation has awarded $260,000 in scholarships to more than 130 individuals. From Ketchikan to Nome and Kodiak to Tok with a special Rural Award benefiting villages and small communities. The scholarship program strengthens the travel industry across the state and assists in the education of Alaskans working in tourism.

Alaska Performance Scholarship

The Alaska Performance Scholarship, sponsored by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE), provides an opportunity for Alaska high school students to earn a scholarship to help cover the cost of an Alaska post-secondary education. Alaska high school students who take a more rigorous curriculum, get good grades, and score well on college placement or work ready exams, can earn an Alaska Performance Scholarship to qualified Alaska colleges, universities, or vocational/technical programs.

ACLU of Alaska 2014 Joan Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

The ACLU of Alaska invites high school seniors, college, and vocational students to apply for this $2,500 scholarship to support their studies. Given in the memory of Joan Hamilton, a former ACLU of Alaska board member, this scholarship is awarded to a student who wishes to pursue a law-related career to advocate for Alaska Native rights and to defend the constitutional rights and civil liberties of the peoples of rural Alaska.

AlaskAdvantage Education Grant

The Alaska legislature created the AlaskAdvantage Education Grant Program (AEG) to provide need-based financial assistance to eligible Alaska students attending qualifying post-secondary educational institutions in Alaska. Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, the grant is funded through the Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund, a new source of long-term funding for AEG and Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) awards established in 2012 by the Alaska legislature. Grant awards typically range from $500 to $2,000 per academic year for students who have qualifying unmet financial need.

CVEA Community Foundation

In 2014, the CVEA Community Foundation will award $8,000 in educational and leadership scholarships. The application deadline for all scholarships is 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2014. Scholarships are available for returning students and high school seniors who are about to enter their first year of higher education. Visit CVEA to learn more!

AGFOA Scholarships

The Alaska Government Finance Officers Association (AGFOA) is pleased to announce that once again they will be offering several scholarships to college students preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Your assistance is requested in spreading the word regarding these opportunities to students in your area. Please consider contacting your local university, college or student organization to present information and application forms regarding the following scholarships. An application is attached.

The following scholarships are available for the 2014 – 2015 school year.

  1. The Vern Johnson Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for full-time students.
  2. The Norman Levesque Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for full-time students.
  3. The Carle Hille Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for full-time or part-time students, with preference given to part-time students.

Applicants may be directed to the AGFOA website:

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2013 Back to School Nursing Scholarship Program

Are you ready to chase your dream of becoming a nurse, but aren’t sure how you’ll pay for your education? wants to help you realize your dream of becoming a nurse by offering you the chance to win a $2,500 nursing scholarship. A winner will be randomly selected from the list of all eligible candidates. We will be awarding four different scholarships each year. When one deadline ends, the next scholarship will begin. For details, visit:

Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship

Go to to enter to win a monthly $1,000 giveaway designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years old at the time of entry.

Campus Explorer is a website designed to help students find information about colleges & Universities. You can visit for free college planning tools, tips and advice on paying for college and career information.

Check the website (, blog ( and social-media sites – including Facebook ( and Twitter ( – regularly to see the newest scholarship and meet the lucky winners.

International Student Travel Video Contest

Each September, holds an annual Travel Video Contest, this year is the eighth year and the grand prize is $4,000.

The contest is open to any students (US & non-US) currently or looking to study outside their home country. To enter, students need to submit a short video explaining why they want to study or travel abroad. The deadline is October 23 and the winners are announced on November 15, 2013. Click here for details.

SanDisk Scholars Fund

SanDisk Scholars Fund focuses on women, Latino and African American students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Awards up to $10,000 per student for college.
More information and a link to the application process can be found at,

DOMO Scholarship For Business Management

Domo will provide two scholarships of $2,500 each for college students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics.

For more information and a link to the application, go to:

The Drive to Learn Scholarship – $1000

Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Simply tell us about an important learning experience you had while on the road —either as a driver or a passenger—and you could receive $1000! Applications available at:

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014
Award Announcement: May 1, 2014

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship Description

Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors and one winner is subsequently chosen who receives the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

Resume Genius Schools and Universities Outreach Scholarship

Available each semester to one talented student, Resume Companion awards $1,000 for writing the best resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character. For more information, visit:

Tenshon Scholarship

Tenshon is offering a semiannual scholarship of $1,500.00 awarded to the applicant that shows to most creativity and practicality in a design using their basic shade sail product. Further details regarding deadlines and requirements are held here at:

Please contact Student Services for more information at
(907) 835-1645.