APS Program Participation For Educational Institutions

All schools or postsecondary training providers requesting to administer Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) funds must:

  1. Have an established institution authorization status with the Commission on Postsecondary Education.

  2. Submit the Program Participation Agreement and all supporting documentation.

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Important Information
The deadline for the application period for Alaska postsecondary institutions wishing to enroll students receiving APS funds is June 30 of the preceding year the institution wishes to enroll student receiving APS funds.  For more information please contact our Institutional Authorization school compliance manager at EED.ACPE-IA@alaska.gov or direct at 907-465-6678.

For more information about APS program participation, or to request training for postsecondary institution staff, please contact ACPE’s postsecondary institution representative at SchoolRep@alaska.gov.

View a list of participating Alaska postsecondary institutions.


Alaska postsecondary institutions that wish to enroll students receiving Alaska Performance Scholarship funds must complete application requirements and submit all required forms by June 30.  For more information please contact our Institutional Authorization school compliance manager at EED.ACPE-IA@alaska.gov or direct at 907-465-6678.

Accredited or ACPE-Authorized

Required Forms:

Application and Certification:  Required for all institutions requesting to administer APS funds.

Career and Technical Education CTE Certificate Program Information:  Complete for each APS-eligible CTE certificate program. For purposes of scholarship determination, a CTE certificate program is a terminal non-degree program intended to lead directly to employment.

The following sample documents must be included for each CTE certificate program the institution intends to be 
APS-eligible:

  1. The credential awarded upon completion of the program (ex: blank diploma or certificate).

  2. The enrollment contract and/or admissions application provided to students

  3. The institutional catalog, program brochure and/or other information provided to students containing program description and itemized student costs.

Non-Accredited, Non-Authorized

Required Forms:

Application and Certification: Required for all institutions requesting to administer APS funds.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certificate Program Information: For the purposes of scholarship determination, a CTE certificate program is a terminal non-degree program intended to lead directly to employment.  Attach one CTE Certificate Program Information Form for each CTE certificate program.

The following sample documents must be included for each CTE certificate program the institution intends to be APS-eligible:

  1. The credential awarded upon completion of the program (ex: blank diploma or certificate).

  2. The enrollment contract and/or admissions application provided to students.

  3. The institutional catalog, program brochure and/or other information provided to students containing program description and itemized student costs.

Audited financial statements for the most recently completed fiscal year. (If unavailable, institution must provide Proof of Educational Institution Surety Bond.)

Authorization for Release of information to the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. (Required for sole proprietorships and related non-corporate ownership structures.)