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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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Doyon Foundation Alumni Survey
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Get up to $2,400 for school next spring

Apply for a spring scholarship by November 15!

The application period for spring 2022 scholarships from Doyon Foundation is now open, and eligible students could receive up to $2,400 for school! Applications must be received by Monday, November 15, 2021, at 5 p.m. AKST.

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Congratulations to Our Computer Winners!

We’re so excited to announce the 20 winners in our first-ever computer giveaway! Visit our blog to see the list of students who were selected in a random drawing to receive Lenovo ThinkPads. A very special thank you to donors designDATA and the Google American Indian Network for making it possible for us to provide these computers to help our students succeed in their educational journeys!

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Watch Our 2021 Scholarship Recognition Video

Join Doyon Foundation to celebrate the start of a new school year and recognize our fall 2021 scholarship recipients! Our scholarship recognition video features welcomes from Doyon, Limited and Doyon Foundation leaders, a special prayer for students, words of inspiration and encouragement from a student speaker, announcement of all our fall 2021 basic and competitive recipients, and recognition of our donors, who make our scholarships possible. Be sure to watch until the very end, when we draw the names of the 20 students selected to receive Lenovo ThinkPads, generously donated by designDATA and the Google American Indian Network.

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TCC and Doyon Contribute to Health Scholarship Fund

We are pleased to announce a $100,000 donation from Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC). The award from TCC is matched by a financial commitment from Doyon, Limited to dedicate $200,000 to our Health Scholarship Fund, providing increased support to Alaska Native students pursuing careers in the rapidly growing healthcare field. This funding allowed us to award eight additional health competitive scholarships to students for the fall 2021 semester. Thank you, TCC and Doyon!

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Foundation Seeking Job Applicants for Accounting Manager Position

Doyon Foundation is seeking interested and qualified applicants for our new accounting manager position, based at our office in Fairbanks. If you’re looking for a new opportunity, and would like to join a team dedicated to providing educational, career and cultural opportunities for Doyon, Limited shareholders, we encourage you to view the job description and apply today. Or if you know someone who might be the perfect fit for this position, please help us spread the word!

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Opportunity to Serve on Doyon Foundation Board of Directors

Candidate application deadline: Friday, October 8

Doyon Foundation is seeking interested and qualified candidates to serve on our board of directors for three-year terms. Board service is on a volunteer basis. The deadline for candidates to apply is Friday, October 8, 2021, at 5 p.m. AKDT.

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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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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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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