Your Statement of Purpose can be entered in the space provided in your application or uploaded to your documents in the Manage Files section of the online application. Here are some tips for writing your Statement of Purpose:

New Applicants (500 words or more) – Describe your education and career goals.  How does your degree program fit with your education and career plans?  How are you currently or plan to, contribute to a positive Alaska Native community?  You may attach your personal history and a summary of accomplishments.

Repeat Applicants (300 words or more) – Update your education and career goals.  To what extent are you moving toward your goals?  What changes might have occurred since your last application and why?  What new information do you have about your career and education goals?  How are you currently, or plan to, contribute to a positive Alaska Native Community? You may attach your a summary of recent accomplishments.