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Scholarship Deadlines
Deadline Type of Scholarship Semester
May 15 Basic and Competitive Fall
November 15 Basic Spring
March 15 Basic Summer

Please note: If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will automatically be adjusted to the next business day. For example, the November 2014 deadline will be Monday, November 17, as November 15 is a Saturday.

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Where will your vocational scholarship take you?

Many students hear the word “scholarship” and think it’s just for students pursuing a traditional four-year degree at a university. But at Doyon Foundation, we have scholarships for everything from short-term vocational courses to doctorate programs. Whatever educational goals and career dreams you have, Doyon Foundation has the scholarship for you! Learn More

Doyon Foundation Students Receive $752,400 for Spring Semester Studies
The New Year is Here! (Time to Pick. Click. Give.)
Congratulations to our alumni survey winners!
2020 Fall Scholarship Award Recognition
Doyon Foundation Announces Scholarship Amount Increase
View Our 2020 Virtual Graduate Reception
Class of 2020 Slideshow
Doyon Foundation 2020 Graduate Yearbook
Show our donors some love
A language-learner’s journey
Remembering Mary Jane Fate
COVID-19 advice in our Native languages
Happy 30th Anniversary, Doyon Foundation!
Doyon Foundation Alumni Survey
Gathering Celebrates and Forwards Revitalization of Doyon Region Languages
2019 At a Glance
Learn to Use Doyon Languages Online
Time to Pick. Click. Give.
Fourth Doyon Languages Online Course Gives Hope to Holikachuk Language
Doyon Foundation Releases Third Doyon Languages Online Course: Denaakk'e
Doyon Foundation Releases Second Doyon Languages Online Course: Gwich’in
Doyon Languages Online Officially Launches with Benhti Kenaga’ Course
Doyon Foundation Launches Doyon Languages Online Project
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Isaac Juneby’s online Hän language lessons NOW AVAILABLE
New Scholarship Resource Handbook
Native Words of the Month
Language Champion: Verna Hagen
Student Profile: James Quinto
Alumna Profile: Monica Lee
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Doyon Foundation Seeks Executive Director Candidates - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 5

We are hiring a new Executive Director to lead our organization. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, March 5. We are proud of our commitment to provide educational, career, and cultural opportunities to enhance the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders. We seek to broaden our reach and services to Doyon Foundation’s shareholders and communities, which span 34 villages across Interior Alaska and includes over 20,000 shareholders from both rural and urban areas. In line with the Foundation’s and Doyon Limited’s mission, we are excited to find the right person to grow and shape our organization into its next chapter.

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Join our team! Foundation seeks Doyon Languages Online II Project Assistant

Doyon Foundation is seeking interested and qualified applicants for our open
Doyon Languages Online II project assistant position. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a collaborative effort to revitalize the Native languages of the Doyon region! Applications are currently being accepted online through the close date of Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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Our Language Grant Deadline Extended to March 12

More time to apply for a $5,000 grant from Doyon Foundation

The deadline to apply for a $5,000 Our Language grant from Doyon Foundation has been extended to Friday, March 12, at 5 p.m. AKST. In a continuing effort to revitalize the endangered Native languages of the Doyon region, Doyon Foundation will award grants of up to $5,000. Eligible organizations with an idea for a language revitalization project focusing on the languages in the Doyon region are encouraged to apply.

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Help us select our next scholarship recipients!

Candidates sought for competitive scholarship review committee

There are two seats available on the Doyon Foundation competitive scholarship review committee. One reviewer must be from a rural community in the Doyon region. Individuals interested in giving back and helping students achieve their full potential are encouraged to consider serving on this important committee, which reviews, evaluates and scores student competitive scholarship applications. Applications are due by Friday, May 7, 2021, at 5 p.m.

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Summer 2021 Scholarship Application Portal Now Open

The application period for our summer 2021 basic scholarships is now open! We recently increased our scholarship amounts, so part-time students can now receive $1,600 and full-time students can receive $2,400! Applications must be received by Monday, March 15 at 11:59 p.m. Be sure to apply early as our basic scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Our Mission

To provide educational, career and cultural opportunities to enhance the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders.

  • Doyon Foundation
  • Improving the Quality of Life
  • for Alaska Native People.

The Late Reverend Traditional Chief Doctor David Salmon   "Athabascans never give up - they always keep going - for 10,000 years. Education is the most important weapon for Athabascan people today - use your education in a good way."

- The Late Reverend Traditional Chief
Doctor David Salmon