The purpose of the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Fairbanks Joy Albin Memorial and Ann Denardo Memorial Scholarships is to provide scholarships to part-time or full-time students in any field of study at UAF (University of Alaska Fairbanks).  First preference is given to those who have been treated for a serious mental illness. Preference is also given to other students who are interested in education, advocacy and removal of stigma regarding mental illness, particularly those majoring in the disciplines of counseling, psychology, social work or similar fields and who intend to serve those who live with mental illness.

Applicants must submit the 2013-2014 NAMI Scholarships application available from UAF Financial Aid or NAMI of Fairbanks along with two letters of recommendation by 5 p.m. on December 2nd, 2013.

The application is also available online at