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Scholarships and Tuition Assistance

CBPP Scholarships

Numerous scholarships are available for students in the College of Business and Public Policy. Posters and scholarship announcements are posted throughout the Rasmuson Building ( CBPP's home ). You'll also find information about scholarships available through the Office of Financial Aid.

CBPP Competitive Administration Scholarship

A limited amount of award funding is available. The CBPP Scholarship Committee will review the application and make an award recommendation based on the strength of the applicant’s packet content. To be considered, the applicant must meet all eligibility requirements outlined below.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS for COMPETITIVE ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP:
Undergraduate and Graduate students must be in current satisfactory academic standing with the University of Alaska system policy. If GPA is not maintained and/or all courses are not completed, the student will be ineligible for tuition assistance the following semester. If actual courses vary at time of award/funding, CBPP reserves the right to adjust the assistance amount.

  • Undergraduate students
    • Must be officially enrolled at UAA for at least 3 credits in a program leading to a degree or certificate from CBPP
    • Formally admitted into a CBPP degree seeking program or certificate
    • Maintain a UAA cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and making satisfactory academic progress (SAP)
  • Graduate students (includes above requirements in addition to below)
    • Must be formally admitted into a CBPP graduate program; enrolled in at least 3 credits & maintain a cumulative UAA GPA of 3.0 or higher

APPLICATION PACKET OUTLINE: Deadline has passed for the Spring 2021 Competitive Administration Scholarship. Check back for details fall 2021.
Student must submit a completed application packet online at business.uaa.alaska.edu. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered or returned to applicant. Supplying more documents than requested will void application.

DOCUMENT ONE
Complete the College of Business and Public Policy Spring 2021 Competitive Administration Scholarship Applicant Form.

DOCUMENT TWO
Provide a letter to Dean Nofsinger stating why you are a candidate for this scholarship.
Select one focus area:

  1. Talent
  2. Merit
  3. Leadership/Community Involvement

State: An overall academic and career goal and a detailed plan of Spring 2021 classes.

DOCUMENTS THREE and FOUR
Provide two current letters of recommendation addressed to Dean Nofsinger. One letter must be from a UAA faculty member and one from someone outside of UAA, such as employer, pastor, community organization, etc. Student is responsible for getting these letters. Letters must have original signatures (copies or e-mail attachments will be considered disqualified) and letters must contain current contact information for those providing a recommendation.

To request a letter of reference/recommendation from a CBPP professor you must complete a Request for Letter of Recommendation or Reference form and a FERPA Release/Liability Release form and submit these two forms to the CBPP professor electronically.

DOCUMENT FIVE - Provide an unofficial Academic Transcript (can be found in your UAOnline)
An advising appointment is recommended in advance to talk with a SAC Advisor to review the transcript. For more information, email Martha Massey at mmassey@alaska.edu or sac@alaska.edu