Kibrik & Bergelson Student Scholarship

The purpose of the Kibrik / Bergelson Scholarship is to offer financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses to Russian students.

Award amount is a minimum of $500 per academic year

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  • Applicant must be on a student visa from Russia.
  • Applicant must demonstrate high academic potential through a well-written application essay and their grade point average.  
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants with higher grade point averages.
  • Applicant must be formally admitted into an undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and/or vocational degree-seeking program at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Applicant must plan on enrolling full-time (twelve (12) credits for undergraduate and nine (9) credits for graduate) at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Applicant may be an incoming or continuing student at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Preference will be given to applicants formally admitted into a language, communications, and/or anthropology degree-seeking program. Applicants not in these degree-seeking programs should discuss any related work, for example, relevant courses taken in these three areas, relevant student clubs and/or activities (e.g. debate, student newspaper, language clubs and conversation tables, anthropology club), work as a language tutor, foreign language study at UAA, etc in your scholarship application essay.

To Apply:

  1. Please make sure you meet all of the qualifications above
  2. Login to  UAOnline and complete the electronic Scholarship Application

For additional information specific to the Kibrik/Bergelson Student Scholarship, please contact:

Dr. Natasa Masanovic

Mailing Address:

Dr. Natasa Masanovic
ATTN: Kibrik & Bergelson Student Scholarship
Department of Languages
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99508


Kibrik & Bergelson Student Scholarship Recipients


  • Ikatova, Irina - Seltso, Russia
  • Moskivicheva, Alexandra - Vladivostok, Russia


  • Fomenko, Irina - Grace Christian School Graduate


  • Denisova, Tamara A. - Khabarovsk, Russia
  • Prokudin, Maxim M. - Khabarovsk, Russia


  • Grevtseva, Olga - Magadan, Russia
  • Slobodina, Natalia S. - Magadan, Russia


  • Aleksandrova, Nyurguyana - Yakutsk, Russia
  • Murzin, Ilya A. - Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia


  • Slobodina, Natalia S. - Magadan, Russia