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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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Doyon Foundation’s 2020 At a Glance

The past year has been full of challenges. And yet it was also an amazing display of resiliency. Our students pushed on through the changes and the uncertainty, bravely continuing to pursue their educational goals. Our language revitalization teams continued their work to ensure that the languages of the Doyon region not only survive, but thrive, for future generations. And our donors continued to support our efforts, generously giving despite the challenges and uncertainties of 2020. Read More or Watch Our Video

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Doyon Foundation Announces Scholarship Amount Increase
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Class of 2020 Slideshow
Doyon Foundation 2020 Graduate Yearbook
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Watch Our 2021 Graduate Reception Video

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate the Class of 2021 at our virtual graduate reception on May 21. If you missed it, you can watch our 2021 reception video to hear inspiring stories and advice from graduate speaker Taniesha Moses and alumna speaker Andrea Nield, as well as see graduate introductions and a grad slideshow!

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Morris Thompson Student Profile Series

In honor of our upcoming 2021 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic on June 17, we are publishing a series of profiles featuring our amazing Morris Thompson competitive scholarship recipients. We invite you to meet these students and discover how the golf classic and scholarship program are helping them achieve their educational goals and make a positive difference in the lives around them.

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Foundation Internship Leads to New Benhti Kenaga’ Children’s Book

Book and flashcards by intern Natilly Hovda now available

There are very few children’s books featuring the Alaska Native languages of the Doyon region, but thanks to the work of student Natilly Hovda and her partnership with Doyon Foundation, there is a new addition to the bookshelf.

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Doyon Foundation Awards $65,000 in Our Language Grants

13 recipients receive $5,000 awards for language revitalization projects

Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce its 2021 Our Language grant recipients. A total $65,000 will be awarded to 13 organizations to support language revitalization projects across the Doyon region.

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Expanded Holikachuk Course Now Available for Language Learners

Doyon Languages Online courses available for free to all interested learners

Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the expanded Holikachuk language-learning course. The expanded course is the latest release from the Foundation’s Doyon Languages Online project, which is developing online courses for the languages of the Doyon region. The courses are available for free to all interested language learners.

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Join Our DLO On the Go Contest

The more you learn, the most entries you earn!

Doyon Foundation is excited to announce our DLO On the Go Contest to encourage interested language-learners to learn their language with Doyon Languages Online, which offers free online language-learning courses for all interested learners! Sign up for a class and earn entries for every unit you complete to be entered to win prizes including an iPad Mini, iPod Touch and Apple gift card!

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

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  • 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