Alaskan apprentices will find that Alaska has more allowable species for the apprentice. Here in Kansas, apprentices are allowed one of three species: a red tailed hawk, red shouldered hawk, or a kestrel. Alaska allows about 20 different species. Alaska falconry manual:

In Alaska, you my find it difficult to find a sponsor because there are very few of them and Alaska is HUGE. Research potential sponsor before you move there. If you have a choice of where to move in Alaska, it might help to choose a home near a potential sponsor.