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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
New Online Scholarship Application Process

We are in the process of rolling out a brand new, streamlined, user-friendly online scholarship application process! You may have noticed that the previous scholarship portal on our website is no longer available as we set up the new system. We expect the new system to be in place in the next few weeks, so keep an eye out for details on accessing and using the new system. Learn more

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Join us for “Taking Language Revitalization Online” Workshop

October 17 at Elders & Youth Conference

Planning to be at AFN? If so, don’t miss our “Taking Language Revitalization Online – Using GIFs to Get the Word Out” workshop during the Elders & Youth Conference on Tuesday, October 17 at the Dena’ina Center!

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Serve on our Native Speaker Review Committee!

Help us develop lessons for online language learning

We are looking for fluent speakers of Gwich’in (Dinjii Zhuh K’yaa) and Holikachuk to serve on our Native Speaker Review Committee. The volunteer members of this committee will assist us in reviewing lesson materials produced for the Doyon Languages Online project, and provide linguistic and/or cultural knowledge. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Allan Hayton or Nathan Feemster by Monday, October 16.

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Foundation Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

Apply by October 16

Doyon Foundation is currently seeking candidates for three open seats on its board of directors. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, October 16. The open positions are for three-year terms expiring in 2020. If you would like to help today’s students become tomorrow’s leaders, while helping revitalize the endangered languages of the Doyon region, please consider serving on the Foundation board of directors.

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Language Demos Now Available

Doyon Languages Online (DLO) is excited to announce our first series of demo language lessons! These demos provide short examples of the online language lessons the DLO project is creating.

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Han Demo Benhti Demo Holikachuk Demo Dinjii Demo Denaakke Demo

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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