north2north Scholarship

The UAF Study Away office is pleased to announce the north2north Scholarship. Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to UAF exchange students studying abroad at one of our north2north partner institutions. A list of eligible north2north institutions can be found here: list of eligible north2north institutions Students can start their north2north application for their selected host institution here:

To be eligible for the north2north scholarship you must:

  • Be a degree-seeking student enrolled at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and
  • Be approved for exchange to a north2north institution outside of Alaska for a full academic year or a fall, spring, or summer semester through the UAF Study Away office.

This scholarships is available to students going FROM UAF TO a north2north institution only; this is not available for incoming north2north students.

The north2north program is designed for students whose studies are relevant to the North. First priority is given to students who meet some or all of the below preferences:

  • Participate in UArctic programs and courses.
  • Study in another program with a strong Northern emphasis.
  • Demonstrate how their academic goals can contribute meaningfully to the Arctic region.
  • Show dedication to contributing to your Northern community and the Arctic region generally.
  • Have an open-minded attitude towards other cultures and ways of life.
  • Have relevant personal experience what will enable you to make the most of your exchange experience.

north2north makes special efforts to include indigenous students and students from smaller Northern communities.

For more information regarding an exchange program, please visit:

Up to $5,000
Campus and Colleges
International Programs, UAF
Supplemental Questions
  1. north2north Scholarship Application Questions
    • 1. What is the status of your north2north exchange application with the UAF Study Away office?
    • 2. Which north2north institution have you applied to or been accepted to for study abroad? Please scroll to find your institution of choice.
    • 3. Do you plan to go on north2north exchange if you do not receive this scholarship?
    • 4. On what date does your exchange program begin?
    • 5. On what date does your exchange program end?
    • 6. What are your reasons for choosing your north2north host institution?
    • 7. Considering the north2north scholarship criteria and preferences, how are you an ideal candidate for this scholarship?
    • 8. How will the north2north exchange experience enhance and contribute to your academic, professional, and personal goals?
    • 9. What is your understanding of UAF as "America's Arctic University"?