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Scholarships & Opportunities

Many scholarships are available for students. Check out this information so that you can take advantage of the funds that are available to send students to college. New information added regularly.

Tucson Unified High School Scholarship Links

College Application Sites

Arizona State University

Common Application

Grand Canyon University

Northern Arizona University

Online Colleges in Arizona

Pima Community College

Pima Community College Credit Programs & Degrees

offers degrees and certificates in more than 100 programs.More

QuestBridge College National College Match

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.

College Match Scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution.

If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply. QuestBridge's college partners are committed to making college affordable for all students — regardless of financial background — and offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need.
https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program gives outstanding low-income high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions. College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through QuestBridge. The majority are also selected as Finalists for the National College Match. Being selected as a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that celebrates your achievements and gives you an early start in applying to college.More

University of Arizona

Financial Aid

Earn to Learn

A groundbreaking program that prepares high school students for college with financial education and matching funds. Earn to Learn empowers low-to-moderate income students to successfully complete college.More

FAFSA On The Web

(Your Key Aid Form & Info)More

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid video

produced by the Department of Education. Offering tips for completing FAFSA. Each year, about 15 million students apply for grants, work-study, and loans for college using the FAFSA. By completing it, students apply to the U.S. Department of Education, the largest source of student aid in America. In many cases, the FAFSA is the only application needed for students to obtain aid from their state or college, too. Recent changes make it quicker and easier than ever to fill out the FAFSA. This video offers tips to help students get started.More

FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid scholarships

US Department of Education: Federal Student Aid

"Welcome to the Federal Student Aid Gateway—the source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid. We're striving to make your quest for financial aid information easier, because our goal is to support your success. So start here and go further than you ever imagined!"More

Resources

Aid & Resources For Re-Entry Students

Arizona Career Information Center

Arizona Department of Education Resource Center

The Art of the College Recommendation Letter

AZ Commission for Postsecondary Education

College Scorecard

U.S. Department of Education's resource for finding and comparing colleges, and financial information.More

Homework Help and Learning Supports at the Pima County Library

How to Get to College (in PDF)

La Paloma Family Services JUMP for College Program - 520-206-8649

(for youth who are low-income, independent, homeless and in foster care)

QuestBridge

Links exceptional, low income students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs employers, and organizations seeking students who have excelled despite obstacles!More

The Regional College Access Center

helps students prepare for, apply to, and succeed in college. We serve students, families and educators in Tucson and Pima County.More

The Science Behind the Ultimate Scholarship Application

YouTube video that tells how to craft a great scholarship application.More

Tucson Unified Guidance and Counseling College and Career Resources

What Colleges Want to See on Your Admissions Application

Scholarships