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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
Save the Date for the 2017 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic

The 2017 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic will take place June 22 – 23 at the Chena Bend Golf Course located on Fort Wainwright Military Base in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The theme of the 2017 golf classic is “Par 4 Education.”

The 2017 classic will have 28 teams of four golfers. Teams will be split between morning and afternoon 18-hole sessions. To register as a golfer or become a sponsor, please contact Doyon, Limited at 1-888-478-4755 (toll-free) or 459-2000 (in Fairbanks).

Doyon Foundation established the golf classic in honor of the late Morris Thompson, who served as the president/CEO of Doyon, Limited from 1985 until his passing in 2000. The annual golf classic raises money to provide competitive scholarships for Doyon shareholder and shareholder descendants. Since inception, the Foundation has awarded 173 Morris Thompson competitive scholarships totaling $370,180.

Watch future newsletters for updates about the 2017 golf classic. For more information about Doyon Foundation and other scholarship opportunities, please visit or call 907-459-2048.

Our Pick. Click. Give. donations were down. (But our gratitude is high!)

The final report has come in and, as of the 2017 PFD application deadline, 61 donors pledged $3,850 to support Doyon Foundation scholarships. Thank you to all our donors for your support! Unfortunately, we did not reach our $5,000 Pick. Click. Give. goal for the year. But fortunately, there is still time to help us get there! You can still add or change a Pick. Click. Give. donation through August 31.

Find out how.

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Foundation Board Grows by Two Members
$401,895 Awarded in Spring Scholarships
Families Come Together to Learn at Nenana Fish Camp
Foundation Receives $900,000 Grant for Language Revitalization
CoLang 2016 Offers Opportunities for Sharing and Learning
TEDx Talk Posted Online
2016 Doyon Foundation Graduate Yearbook
Secrets to Writing a Successful Essay
2016 At a Glance
Students Encouraged to Leave a Message
Family Seeks Support for New Memorial Scholarship
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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

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