Alaska Pacific University Scholarships

Students may apply for these scholarships throughout the year, but are encouraged to complete the application at least one month before their period of enrollment begins. These are institutional scholarships and awards will be made following the scholarship guidelines and as funds are available.

APU Scholarship Application

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

You can apply for federal financial aid assistance at Please be aware that you will need to have access to your most recent tax return to provide income information on your FAFSA application. For other federal student aid information and publication please go to

The Yellow Ribbon Program

apu-yellow-ribbonAlaska Pacific University is a participating Yellow Ribbon institution. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows post-secondary institutions in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with the VA (Veteran’s Administration) to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. APU will cover a maximum of $500 scholarship match annually along with the VA contribution of $500 annually.

The Yellow Ribbon Program is available to undergraduate and graduate (full-time and part-time) students.

Please remember that you must be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill at the 100% rate to be considered for the Yellow Ribbon Program. You must also notify the Registrar’s Office VA Representative that you qualify for Yellow Ribbon Program benefits.

*Maximum of five eligible students funded per year

From the Internal Revenue Service

Options available to obtain copies of tax return transcripts are:
Call 1(800) 829-1040, or complete IRS Form 4506-t
Follow the instructions as provided by the IRS and allow two weeks for delivery.