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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.

What's New
Doyon Foundation Students Receive $247,200 for Summer Semester Studies

Congratulations to the 130 students who are receiving a total of $247,200 in scholarships for the summer 2021 semester! We are pleased to award 56 full-time basic scholarships and 74 part-time basic scholarships to students in a wide variety of programs, including certificate, associate, bachelor’s, graduate and vocational. Read More

Watch Our 2021 Graduate Reception Video
Foundation Internship Leads to New Benhti Kenaga’ Children’s Book
Doyon Foundation Awards $65,000 in Our Language Grants
Expanded Holikachuk Course Now Available for Language Learners
Doyon Foundation’s 2020 At a Glance
Where will your vocational scholarship take you?
Doyon Foundation Announces Scholarship Amount Increase
View Our 2020 Virtual Graduate Reception
Class of 2020 Slideshow
Doyon Foundation 2020 Graduate Yearbook
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COVID-19 advice in our Native languages
Doyon Foundation Alumni Survey
Learn to Use Doyon Languages Online
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Language Champion: Rochelle Adams
Student Profile: James Quinto
Alumna Profile: Monica Lee
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Buy a Duck – We’ll Earn Some Bucks!

Buy a Great Alaska Duck Race Ticket to Support Scholarships

We are partnering with the Great Alaska Duck Race, which takes place in Anchorage on September 11. The event is organized by Alaska EXCEL, a nonprofit providing educational opportunities to rural Alaska youth. For every duck we sell, Doyon Foundation will receive half of the proceeds, which will go to support our scholarship program. Visit our fundraising page to buy a duck and help us earn some bucks!

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Supporters Gather for Successful 20th Anniversary Golf Classic

More than $130,000 raised for scholarships at June 17 event

Doyon Foundation supporters came together to raise money for scholarships at the 2021 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic, which marked the 20th anniversary of the fundraiser.

After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic returned with strong support, including 116 golfers on 29 teams, more than 60 sponsors and more than 50 volunteers. The 2021 golf classic, held June 17 in Fairbanks, raised approximately $131,000 for the Morris Thompson competitive scholarship fund.

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Need a Computer for School?

We’re giving away 20 laptops to Foundation students!

With the shift to virtual work, classes and social interaction over the past year, computer and online access is more important than ever. We know this can cause hardship for students who do not have easy access to these resources. To help, we are giving away 20 computers to Doyon Foundation students who need one. If you need a computer for school, complete our need survey by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 27! A BIG thank you to our donors, designDATA and the Google American Indian Network.

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2021 Graduate Yearbook and Video Now Available

Get to know the Doyon Foundation Class of 2021 in our interactive graduate yearbook, and help celebrate our 2021 graduates in our inspiring graduate video. Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

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Join Our DLO On the Go Contest

More time to learn - and earn prize entries: Deadline extended to September 3

Doyon Foundation's DLO On the Go Contest encourages 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! To give students more time to learn - and more time to earn prize entries - we've extended the contest deadline through Friday, September 3.

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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