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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
Congratulations to our alumni survey winners!

A big “thank you” to the 90 Doyon Foundation alumni who completed our short alumni survey this fall and were entered to win prizes! And congratulations to all of our winners, selected in a random drawing and listed on our blog. Read More. Take the Survey

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: Polly Hyslop
Student Profile: Shane Derendoff
Alumna Profile: Monica Lee
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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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Doyon Foundation Students Receive $752,400 for Spring Semester Studies

Congratulations to the 320 students who are receiving a total of $752,400 in scholarships for the spring 2021 semester! We are pleased to award 176 full-time basic scholarships, 100 part-time basic scholarships and 44 competitive scholarships.

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The New Year is Here! (Time to Pick. Click. Give.)

The New Year is here, which means it is the start of Pick. Click. Give. season! As you complete your 2021 PFD application, we encourage you to consider making a Pick. Click. Give. pledge to Doyon Foundation. These dollars go directly to our general scholarship fund, which provides basic scholarships ranging from $1,600 for part-time students to $2,400 for full-time students.

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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