Alaska State Department of Education

Alaska State Department of Education/GEAR UP Alaska Scholarship
Scholarship provides up to $7000 each year for up to four years of undergraduate study (up to $3500 each year for half-time study) for students who participated in the GEAR UP Programs in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and have met the academic milestones established by their district. Must reapply each year and application must be signed by GEAR UP program director. Must be an Alaska high school senior or have an Alaska diploma or GED. Must submit FAFSA and have financial need. Must be under age 22.


Award Amount: $3,500 – $7,000
Number of Awards: Number varies
Application Deadline: May 31
Available to Class Level: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability: Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required: None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage: None specified
Residency: Alaska
Gender: None specified
Religious Affiliation: None specified
Location of College: None specified
Area of Study: None specified
Financial Need: Financial need analysis is required


Organization: Special Projects Coordinator Alaska State Department of Education
Address: 801 West 10th Street, Suite 200, PO Box 110500
City, State, Zip Juneau, AK 99811-0500
Telephone: (907) 465-6685
Fax: (None)
Web Site: Web site

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