External Military Scholarships

Affordable Education

Maximize Your Funding Resources

Ensure you are tapping all funding opportunities available to you. Although not required, the following processes and resources are important items to consider.


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a free and quick application managed by the federal government. It gives students access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for your classes at UAA. In addition, the State of Alaska and UAA both use FAFSA data to determine eligibility for state and institutional financial aid programs.

Apply for Financial Aid

UAA Scholarships

There are a variety of UAA, University of Alaska, and State of Alaska grants and scholarships available to students. Some scholarships require an application, some are automatically awarded once eligibility conditions are met after submitting your first application for admission.

UAA Scholarship Info

External Military Scholarships

Beyond scholarships offered through the University of Alaska and State of Alaska, there are a variety of military-affiliated scholarships available from different organizations external from the university. The VA compiles a list of non-VA resources and websites that might be useful to student Veterans looking for external scholarships.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.