Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Alaska has a budget of $2,274,715,347.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Alaska schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Alaska, over 91.40% have high school diplomas, over 26.60% have post secondary degrees, and over 9.00 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Alaska is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Alaska need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Alaska. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $58,395.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Alaska's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $58,395.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Alaska Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Alaska ensures all eligible residents in Alaska can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Alaska, contact Alaska financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Alaska are browsing from the following cities: Nenana, Circle, Eagle, Savoonga, Kotzebue, Wasilla, Kake, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Denali National Park, Koyuk

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Alaska (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R10 0113)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R10 0113
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,515,601
Management, Species, Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Ice Conditions, Military Training Noise Impacts, and Acoustical Monitoring, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (Apply for W911KB 23 2 0012)

Funding Number: W911KB 23 2 0012
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $289,506
Management, Species, Nuisance Wildlife, RAM #: FXSBA53236122, ACES #: FXSBOS691423, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska (Apply for W911KB 23 2 0011)

Funding Number: W911KB 23 2 0011
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $74,367
Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (Apply for FR 6700 N 23)

Funding Number: FR 6700 N 23
Agency: US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Category: Housing
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence (Apply for HHS 2023 ACF ACYF EV 0043)

Funding Number: HHS 2023 ACF ACYF EV 0043
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children Families - ACYF/FYSB
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Higher Education Programs (HEP): Institutional Service: Alaska Native-Serving Institutions Program Part A, Assistance Listing Number 84.031N (Apply for ED GRANTS 041823 001)

Funding Number: ED GRANTS 041823 001
Agency: Department of Education
Category: Education
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
OVC FY 2023 Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime (Apply for O OVC 2023 171529)

Funding Number: O OVC 2023 171529
Agency: Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $500,000
American Indian and Alaska Native Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (Apply for FG 23 001)

Funding Number: FG 23 001
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Conservation Innovation Grants Alaska State Program 2023 (Apply for USDA NRCS AK CIG 23 NOFO0001272)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AK CIG 23 NOFO0001272
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $479,250
Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Communities (Apply for SM 23 022)

Funding Number: SM 23 022
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $350,000

 

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