UAA Resources

The UAA Office of Financial Aid is located in the University Center.

The UAA Military and Veterans Community Services page links to many funding related resources.

 

External Links for Students

Alaska Student Loans
State funding, loan counseling, repayment options, and more.

Disability Resources Financial Aid Page
This is a page devoted to financial aid resources for higher education students with disabilities. It is one of the pages in the disability resources site and it has links to many other sites that are related to funding options for disabled students.

Disaboom Disablity Scholarships A great number of scholarships exist for people with disabilities, ranging from financial aid for students with learning disabilities to scholarships for disabled veterans to grants for students with vision loss, hearing loss, and mobility impairments, among others. Start your search here!

DO-IT Financial Aid Information
This is the DO-IT site from the University of Washington. This site has a tremendous amount of information available. This page is dedicated to financial aid, but others pages within the site cover topics including ideas for accommodating specific disabilities and more.

DVR
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation offers services to disabled Alaskans who are seeking employment, increased independence and access to the communities of which they are a part.

FAFSA
This is the site for the federal application for financial student aid. It is a necessary first step for almost all financial aid options including Pell grants. You can fill it out online, download the form, or pick up a paper copy at the financial aid office if you don’t want to file electronically.

FastWeb
This site offers free scholarship searches. The steps are pretty simple. First you create a personalized profile and enter your e-mail address. The search engine then compares your information to the information in thousands of online financial aid databases, with possible leads arriving as e-mail. The search is ongoing and so as new scholarships become available you are notified.

FinAid
This is a great site for basic questions concerning financial aid.

US Department of Education
This is the online version of the student guide to financial aid that is put out by the U.S. department of education. It is also available in paper form here at the University’s Financial Aid Office.