Every shareholder's dream is realized
Doyon Foundation Images
Like us on Facebook!
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
Large Group Gathers to Celebrate Scholarship Recipients at 2019 Ceremony

Nearly 60 Doyon Foundation students, alumni and supporters gathered to celebrate the Foundation’s fall 2019 scholarship recipients at the annual scholarship award ceremony, which took place August 30 in Fairbanks. Read more.

Shihtthoo Tr’ik, The Young Brown Bear Woman
Fourth Doyon Languages Online Course Gives Hope to Holikachuk Language
Sunny Skies at 2019 Scholarship Fundraiser
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
Do you like Doyon Foundation? Follow us!
Isaac Juneby’s online Hän language lessons NOW AVAILABLE
Foundation Receives $834 from Fred Meyer in Past Year
Foundation Welcomes New Board Members, Announces New Officers
2019 Our Language Grants Support Urgent Need for Revitalization Efforts
New Scholarship Resource Handbook
Doyon Foundation Competitive Scholarship Descriptions
Native Words of the Month
Language Champion: Jennifer Adams
Student Profile: Ben Schwartz
Alumna Profile: Tanya Kaquatosh
Seeking Student/Alumni Profiles
Make Online Donation
 
Apply for a Scholarship

2019 At a Glance

We are pleased to share our highlights from 2019! Learn about our work in the areas of scholarships and language revitalization, view our 2019 scholarship recipients and graduates, and find ways to get involved.

Read report

Join Our Team: Doyon Languages Online Evaluation Intern

We are seeking applicants for our open Doyon Languages Online evaluation intern position, which is a temporary, part-time position located at the Goldstream Group office in Fairbanks. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Learn more and apply today!

View Job Description
Apply Now

Time to Pick. Click. Give.

It’s the New Year, which also means it’s time to apply for your PFD and Pick. Click. Give! We thank everyone who has made a Pick. Click. Give. contribution to Doyon Foundation in the past, and we invite everyone to consider making a pledge when you apply for your 2020 PFD.

Learn More
Give Now

Happy 30th Anniversary, Doyon Foundation!

December 9, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of Doyon Foundation! Over the coming year, we will be celebrating our 30 years of providing educational, career and cultural opportunities to enhance the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders.

Join us in commemorating this milestone by sharing a story, photo or video about how the Foundation has touched your life on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. Be sure to tag #DF30 so we can see it!

Foundation Board Grows to 9, New Members Elected

Doyon Foundation held its board of directors election at its annual membership meeting on November 15 in Fairbanks. At that time, the board also voted to increase the number of board seats from seven to nine.

Read More

Learn to Use Doyon Languages Online

With Doyon Languages Online courses now available, we wanted to provide some helpful tips to all you language learners! Check out this short instructional video series on how to sign up for Doyon Languages Online (for free!), how to add and use the courses, and how to take advantage of some of the software features.

Watch the video

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