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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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Are you graduating this year?

Are you a graduate in the Class of 2021? If so, tell us all about it so we can help you celebrate! We are asking all Doyon Foundation students who graduated or are graduating in the 2020 – 2021 school year to complete a short graduate information request form by Monday, May 3. We’ll feature the information you share in our 2021 electronic graduate yearbook and in our 2021 graduate video!

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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.

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Fall scholarship application period now open

Apply by May 17 for competitive and basic scholarships for fall 2021

If you’re thinking of getting a degree, going back to school, obtaining a higher degree, starting a new career or just learning something new, then we encourage you to apply for a Doyon Foundation scholarship for the fall 2021 semester. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 17 at 11:59 p.m. This is the application deadline for our fall basic and competitive scholarships.

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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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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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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