It is an undeniable fact, college is expensive. In fact, it has become so expensive that a lot of students are dropping out early. This is especially true for the women in Alaska since they typically have a harder time finding financial aid for school than a lot of the other states. However, today you are in luck because we are going to give you a step by step outline of how you can get some type of assistance for school.

We just want you to know that no matter how hard things seem at the time you always have options when it comes to obtaining scholarships and we are here to shine some light on those options. Lets begin!

The First Step..

We recommend that your first action of obtaining assistance in the state of Alaska should be to visit this site and apply for financial aid. We always like promoting financial aid for a number of reasons. First off, it is free money that is pretty easy to obtain. Next, it can literally pay for your entire tuition in some cases. Albeit, it is rare to have financial aid pay for your entire college tuition in a semester but it is possible. Lastly, financial aid is the closest thing to guaranteed money. Of course, nothing is guaranteed in the scholarship business but as long as you can show you have need for financial aid you will probably receive it.


The 2nd Step..

The 2nd step you should take after you have applied for financial aid and the free scholarships we have listed above is to check into the scholarships that the state of Alaska is offering. Luckily, if you are living in Alaska or just going to a school in Alaska you are eligible to receive a scholarship. We have had our professionally trained staff dig up information on the most popular scholarships found in the state of Alaska and we think you will be pleased with the results they came up with. Every single important scholarship or useful site they found can be seen below.

(Please remember that the following scholarships are only for residents of Alaska. This means you must be living in Alaska or attending a college there to qualify. If you are from another state but are looking for a scholarship then please visit our section on all the scholarships for women available on a state by state basis here.)

Alaska Academic Competitive Scholarship- We have provided a link to a page that has information on all the academic competitive grants for every state in the entire U.S. So, if you are looking to qualify for an academic competitive award then this is definitely the place to go. You can win up to $750 for your first year of study and $1,300 for your second year of study. Visit the link if you want to download an application to apply.

Alaska International Education Foundation- The AIEF offers a number of interesting scholarships to students who are trying to improve the relations of Alaska and other foreign nations. We did end up finding a hyperlink with an application that you can download. Good luck!

Alaska Society Of Engineers- If you are a woman that has just graduated from high school then this scholarship may be of particular interest to you. You must be interested in engineering to receive the $500 scholarship that the society of engineers is offering and you must also plan on enrolling in a four year institution.

Alaska Professional Communicators Scholarship- If you have a knack for journalism then this will be a great scholarship for you to apply for. The APC is looking for candidates that are looking to make a difference in the field of journalism and grades will NOT be the primary indicator of the winner. Visit the site to learn more and download the application form.

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