There are many scholarships for Fairbanks students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Fairbanks, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Fairbanks students in the following categories:

Fairbanks High School Scholarships
Fairbanks College Scholarships
Fairbanks University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true! It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Effie Kokrine Charter School
Hutchison Career Center
Lathrop High School
Randy Smith Middle School
Ryan Middle School
Tanana Middle School
West Valley High School

The city of Fairbanks, Alaska is a home-rule city. The city of Fairbanks likewise serves as the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough. With a population of roughly 31,500, the city of Fairbanks is the 2nd largest city in Alaska State, next to the city of Anchorage. It is the principal city of the Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area, that has a population of 97,581.

The city of Fairbanks is situated at the confluence of the Tanana and Chena Rivers and is nestled in the Tanana Valley. The northern border of the city is a chain of hills, that extend to the White Mountains and the Yukon River. The Tanana River forms the southern border of the city. South of the Tanana River is a 160 km stretch of bog and marsh that rises into the Alaska Range. On clear days these mountains can be seen from Fairbanks. To the east and west are low valleys and ridges up to 910 m above sea level.

Fairbanks was prone to serious flooding in its early history. Flooding was caused by heavy rainfalls or by ice jams in spring breakup. During August the year 1967, a heavy rainfall caused the Chena River to flood practically the entire Fairbanks township. This catastrophic overnight flood triggered the creation of the Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project. A 13 km spillway and 15 m dam were constructed in the Chena River. The reason for the project was to be able to divert the Chena upstream from Fairbanks City into the Tanana River, and protect the city of Fairbanks from a future flood.

Fairbanks is the home of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The city of Fairbanks has a diverse economy. Government provides significant employment due to the fact that city, borough, federal and state government services are located here. Around 33 percent of the population is working in government services. Industries include transportation, mining, communication, manufacturing, financial, and medical services. The region is home to Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base. Tourism is a strong sectors with roughly 325,000 tourists visiting the city of Fairbanks each year.