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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
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
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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: Paul Mountain
Student Profile: Nicole Smith
Alumna Profile: Tanya Kaquatosh
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Fall Fairbanks Student Dinner – Save the Date!

What are you doing on Wednesday, November 6? If you are in Fairbanks, we hope you’ll join us at our fall student dinner! Time and location are TBA, but you know there will be delicious food, fun activities and great company. Plus, student Noah Lovell will be there to share about his internship experience! Watch for more details and we hope to see you there!

Foundation Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

We are currently seeking candidates for three open seats on our board of directors. The seats are for three-year terms, expiring in 2022. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 28, at 5 p.m. Candidates seeking election to the Doyon Foundation board must be Doyon, Limited shareholders 18 years of age or older.

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2 Exciting Ways to Join the Foundation Team

It’s an exciting time here at Doyon Foundation, with our vibrant scholarship program supporting hundreds of students and our language revitalization program, which has picked up incredible momentum this summer. There are currently two exciting ways to join the Foundation team: as our new data entry clerk or Doyon Languages Online project manager. We are currently recruiting for both of these open positions, and invite all interested applicants to review the job descriptions and apply online. Come join us!

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Be a Leader with Doyon Languages Online

Accepting Applications for Project Manager Position

If you are passionate about the revitalization of Native languages, we have an exciting opportunity: our open Doyon Languages Online project manager position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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.

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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