Students who are privately home-schooled or attend private schools must submit a request to the Department of Education and Early Development to determine their APS eligibility. The completed request form and all supporting documents must be submitted by July 15 for a determination prior to the upcoming APS award year.
Download APS Eligibility Determination Request Form
Don't forget - you must also complete the FAFSA by June 30 each year you plan to use the award!
IMPORTANT NOTICE: 2013-2014 ALASKA PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WINDOW EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 13, 2013
The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education will accept 2013-2014 Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSAs) for Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) award consideration through December 13, 2013, contingent upon:
- Funding availability after awards are made to students who applied by the original June 30 deadline; and
- The applicant having met all other APS academic eligibility requirements prior to July 2013.
During this time period, the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development will continue to process 2013 Eligibility Determination Request Forms for 2013 private school graduates or privately homeschooled graduates who met initial eligibility requirements by their graduation date.
If you’ve already filed a FAFSA, check your Alaska Student Aid Portal (ASAP) account for updates to your award status.