“…provide Native people the opportunity to pursue higher education…”

Native American Career and Technical Education Program

NACTEP is a federally funded program by the US Department of Education to provide Native people the opportunity to pursue higher education and empower them to obtain better employment opportunities. NACTEP provides scholarships to qualifying students to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks IAC campus distance learning program in a wide range of study areas. To qualify a student must be a resident of Yukon Flats and an Alaskan Native, Eskimo, or Native American.

NACTEP provides Student Support Services to participants to assist them in meeting their educational goals.

Scholarships to qualifying students for tuition, books and fees.

Academic Advising to assist and mentor students in academic choices to obtain degrees.

Academic Tutoring to participants in all areas of study, focusing on English and Math.

Career Mentoring to provide support, guidance, & advice to participants.

Student Support Seminars to provide:

  • Academic skills development workshops
  • Career skills and job readiness training
  • Leadership development
Paid Internships to provide students the opportunity to experience on-the-job experience in their chosen field. Internships are for 100 hours and students receive $15 per hour for their work, while they are exploring their chosen career track.

Additional Information

Career Tracks NACTEP Scholarship Information

University of Alaska Fairbanks Interior Alaska Campus UAF Bookstore

NACTEP OE IC Application – (7/2019)

NACTEP AA CERT Application – (7/2019)

NACTEP Student Handbook 2018-2019