Seawolf Start Scholarship

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Start earning your college degree. We can help.

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Are you a first-time freshman? Let UAA help with the Seawolf Start Scholarship!

A college degree is an investment of time, energy and money. UAA is here to help with a $500 Seawolf Start Scholarship. Pursue your dreams and earn your degree at UAA.

Apply for the Fall 2022 semester and submit your FAFSA by May 1, 2022 to be considered.


Am I eligible?

 To qualify, you must: 

  • Be a new incoming first-time freshman.
  • Apply for, and be admitted to, a degree-seeking program for the Fall 2022.
  • Submit your 2022-2023 FAFSA.
  • Register for a minimum of 3-credit hours at the UAA-Anchorage campus.
  • Meet all deadlines.

Who is a first-time freshman?

A first-time freshman is a degree-seeking student who enrolls at UAA with no prior postsecondary experience. Students enrolled in the fall term who attended college for the first time in the prior summer term, or students who entered with advanced standing (college credits earned before graduation from high school) are also considered first-time freshmen.

Required deadlines

To receive a Seawolf Start Scholarship:

  • Complete the application for admission by May 1, 2022.
  • Complete the FAFSA by May 1, 2022.
  • Register for a minimum of 3 credit hours at the UAA-Anchorage campus by August 15, 2022. 

How will I be notified and when? 

Students who meet eligibility requirements will be notified by email shortly after the May 1st deadline. 

Will I be notified if I am not eligible? 

UAA will only notify students who are eligible for the scholarship.

For additional information for newly admitted students, visit the Next Steps page.


The benefits of earning a college degree are boundless 

A diploma from UAA will equip you with the tools you need to navigate and lead in our ever-evolving world.

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