Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.


Opportunities for Students

Opportunities for Students

The School of Allied Health is excited to support an array of opportunities for allied health students.

  • Explore Health Careers

    Uncertain what health careers would be the best fit for you?  Consider online exploration as a first step.

  • Student Clubs

    Dental Hygienists of the Future

    A club designed to advocate and advance the interests of Dental Hygiene students in all academic, personal, and professional aspirations by improving the oral and overall health of UAA and the Anchorage community through leadership and service.

    Medical Laboratory Science Club

    The purpose of the MLS Club is to help fellow students with their studies of the medical sciences and to help increase awareness of the medical laboratory profession. 

    Pre-Pharmacy Club

    The Pre-Pharmacy Club is a student organization for undergraduates who plan to pursue careers in pharmacy. The club's mission is to provide resources and opportunities for students in the pharmacy field. Through encouraging a communal environment where students can seek advice and work together with peers, the Pre-Pharmacy club aims to help members become the best prepared and most qualified applicants to a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) program.

    UAA Nutrition Club 

    The UAA Nutrition Club seeks to provide a community atmosphere to discuss, learn about, and provide information and education to the UAA and Anchorage community about nutrition, good food, and any/all of the surrounding issues or developments happening today!

    Learn more about all of the opportunities to get involved on campus through UAA Clubs and Greek Life.

  • Student Scholarships

    UAA Administrative Scholarship (Previously Called Tuition Waiver)

    This scholarship is available to UAA students in an Allied Health degree or certificate program.  It is awarded three-times annually for the Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters. 

    • Eligibility Information

      Applicant must meet the following requirements:

      • Be admitted to UAA in an Allied Health Sciences program of study as a full major.
      • Be enrolled in a minimum of three credits leading to a degree or certificate in an Allied Health program.
      • At the time of application have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for graduate programs, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 for undergraduate or a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for administrative waiver undergraduate. 
      • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements.
      • Submit an application packet with all requested information by the deadline. No late applications will be accepted.

       

      The 2020 Summer UAA Administrative Scholarship is closed.

     

    Second Chance Scholarship

    This scholarship is designed to offer a second chance to non-traditional undergraduate students who are pursuing their educational goals in an Allied Health field of study at UAA. 

    • Eligibility Information

      Applicant must meet the following requirements:

      • Be admitted to UAA in an undergraduate Allied Health Sciences program of study as a full major.
      • Be enrolled in a minimum of three credits leading to a degree or certificate in an Allied Health program.
      • Be an Alaska resident.
      • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time of application. 
      • Demonstrate financial need.
      • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements.
      • Submit an application packet with all requested information by the deadline.  No late applications will be accepted.

       

      The 2020 Summer Second Chance Scholarship is closed.

     

    Alaska Pharmacists Association Pharmacy Technician Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded by the Alaska Pharmacists Association to students currently enrolled in the pharmacy technology curriculum at the University of Alaska, or to a current Alaska Pharmacy Technician license holder who intends to enroll in the pharmacy technology curriculum at the University of Alaska. 

    • Eligibility Information

      Applicant must meet the following requirements:

      • Be an Alaska resident who is a high school graduate or hold a GER certificate
      • Be enrolled in the Pharmacy Technology Program curriculum at UAA OR
      • Be a current Alaska Pharmacy Technician license holder who intends to enroll in the pharmacy technology curriculum at the University of Alaska

       

      Additional information on applying for the Pharmacy Technician Scholarship can be found at:https://alaskapharmacy.org/resources/scholarships/

      Apply Now

     

    Alaska Pharmacists Association Pre-Pharmacy Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded by The Alaska Pharmacists Association to assist students pursuing Pharmacy in completing their course of study and encouraging their future practice in the state of Alaska.  

    • Eligibility Information

      Applicant must meet the following requirements:

      • Be enrolled in pre-pharmacy curriculum, or equivalent
      • Be a student in good standing
      • Have a history in Alaska

       

      Apply Now