Please refer to sites below for scholarships that we have been informed about. The Sabino Counseling Office has a file of current scholarships as well---please come check the scholarship file any time.
Description: Eleven scholarships to recognize students for academic achievements and community involvement. GPA min. of 3.5.
How to Apply: Complete on-line application and write 2,500 word essay. Go to: suncharities.org.
Amount: Ten (10) $5,000 scholarships; one (1) $7,000 scholarshipMore
Description: H.S. Seniors who are AZ residents and will enroll in UofA full time and have earned an un-weighted min. GPA of 3.0 and a family income of $42,400 or less.
How to Apply: go to financialaid.arizona.edu/undergraduate/arizona-assurance-scholars-program. Apply ASAP and complete FAFSA
Amount: All unmet financial need after grants and work/study and some loans are also awarded.More
Description: Arizona H.S. Seniors with a min. 3.0 and plan to attend an AZ College.
How to Apply: Go to azpta.org/ptascholarship
Amount: $500 per semester; renewable up to $4,000 total.More
Description: Graduating Seniors 18 yrs or older, accepted to UofA, ASU or NAU. If under 18, parent/guardian must submit separate application. Must be AZ resident for 3 months or longer, a U.S. Citizen or lawful immigrant and have a social security or tax I.D. number.
How to Apply: Go to – azearntolearn.org (note: MANY Grads will qualify)
SIX Separate Scholarships Available.
Description: Various scholarships for incoming students. Each has its own criteria and deadline.
How to Apply: Go to gcu.edu/prospective-students.php
Amount: Varies…starting from $4,000 per yearMore
Description: Scholarships awarded based on eligibility when applying for admittance.
How to Apply: financial.Aid@nau.edu
Amount: varies according to level awarded
Various Scholarships Available
Description: For graduating students planning on attending Pima Community College and who meet admission requirements as well as financial need, academic ability and community involvement.
How to Apply: Go to: pima.edu/paying-for-school/scholarships-grants.
Description: Students with a background in Arizona agriculture or with someone in the student’s immediate family whose majority of income stems from agriculture. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years of full time undergraduate study for students who maintain a college GPA of 2.7 or above.
How to Apply: Complete application packet including written essay, references and personal, financial and educational info.
Description: TUSD seniors with motivation for higher education require financial assistance and have two recommendations from adults who are not family members.
How to Apply: Complete application, submit recommendations and demonstrate commitment to higher education, extra-curricular activities, personal achievements or community involvement. Go to: http://www.eeftucson.org/scholarships.html
Description: TUSD senior girls of an ethnic minority interested in pursuing a degree in education, science or match with a 3.0 GPA or higher and planning to attend an accredited college.
How to Apply: Complete application, statement of intent, essay and letter of recommendation from teacher or school administrator.
Go to: http://www.eeftucson.org/scholarships.html
Description: TUSD seniors graduating who plan to study math or science in an accredited Arizona college.
How to Apply: Complete application, write 300 max. word essay, submit a confidential, sealed letter of recommendation from a teacher.
Go to: http://www.eeftucson.org/scholarships.html
Amount: Three (3) $2,000 one year scholarships
Description: TUSD seniors who demonstrate aptitude and interest in science or math and intend to pursue studies related to automotive technology, transportation, alternative energy/fuels or related engineering fields at an accredited Arizona college or trade school.
How to Apply: Complete application, 300 word essay, statement of intent, two letters of recommendations from adults who are not family members and a sealed academic transcript. Go to: http://www.eeftucson.org/scholarships.html
Description: For students of Asian or Pacific Island decent with proven record of community service, minimum of 2.75 GPA, U.S. citizen or legal resident and senior in high school accepted into an accredited college.
How to Apply: Go to: tusd1.org/apasd. Complete application, submit three character reference letters, copy of most recent high school transcript, community involvement form signed by supervisor and personal essay (see website).
Description: Graduating seniors with a 2.5 or better GPA intending on attending a college full time. Recipient selected based on financial need, potential for academic success and motivation.
How to Apply: Go to cfsaz.org/nonprofits/scholarships-awards
Amount: $3,000 – 4 yr college. $1,000 – 2 yr college.More
Description: ACSF is committed to providing the state's largest pool of private scholarship dollars for high potential/ low income students. Partnerships with individuals, corporations, government, philanthropists and foundations will continue to create a significant fund to support Arizona's students in need.
How to Apply: Go to: www.azcsf.org
Description: Scholarship for graduating seniors planning on attending an accredited college and pursuing a career in art related fields. Students must submit 1 -2 pieces of original art.
How to Apply: Complete application form and parent authorization form.
For details and forms: Go to: southernazwatercolorguild.com.
Amount: Six (6) $1,000 scholarshipsMore
This $10,000/year scholarship is for high School seniors who will be a first generation to attend college (neither parent holds a four-year degree from any country). Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA, combined SAT score of 1040 OR a 22 on the ACT. Demonstrate financial need. Be accepted by one of Arizona’s 3 public universities. Demonstrate leadership and community service. Apply at www.dorrancescholarship.org.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-682-2020 information and applicationsMore
Description: Four Tucson high school students will be selected as winners of the scholarship based on scholastic excellence, community service and interest in advancing personal education.
How to Apply: Write a credit union themed essay. Go to HughesFCU.org.
Amount: $6,000 to be split among 4 recipients.More
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Description: For high school juniors and seniors. Write a 500-1000 word essay on the challenges facing current generation.
How to Apply: Submit essay via email. For info go to: abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Description: Website which promotes a variety of Christian College Scholarships.
How to Apply: Go to ChristianConnector.com
Amount: Over $150 million availableMore
Description: Co-Op program of scholarships for a list of specific universities offering work-integrated education. For students with 3.5 GPA minimum.
How to Apply: Go to: waceinc.org
Description: Institute for Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Digital Media and Entertainment.
How to Apply: Go to: fidm.edu/go/fidmscholarships
Amount: Over $300,000 annually. Seven recipients receive full tuition to FIDM.More
Description: Private scholarships for incoming freshmen for a variety of programs. Many of these scholarships require an additional application and have specific requirements.
How to Apply: Go to: Coloradomesa.edu/future/payingforcollege
Description: Two (2) $5,000 Scholarships for students attending Brown Mackie
How to Apply: Go to: brownmackie.edu
Amount: $5000 each
Deadline: Rolling Deadline. See website for details.
*Special Note: Brown Mackie College offers several scholarships for Arizona branches of college as well as other Brown Mackie locations. Go to website for details on each scholarship. Amounts vary as do deadlines.More
Description: Students must be between ages of 6 and 18. Must be nominated by someone age 21 years or older. Nominations should describe how the Student has contributed to the community in a meaningful way by performing volunteer services that helped non-family members.
How to Apply: online at www.kohlskids.com
Amount: forms separated into 2 age groups: ages 6-12 and ages 13-18. One student from each age group from each store will be a winner of $50, and over 200, $1000 regional scholarship awards for post secondary education are planned, half to each group. 10, $9000 national scholarships.More
Description: For Seniors with demonstrated financial need and a record of participation in school activities, community service and/or employment and are U.S. Citizens. High GPA not required.
How to Apply: Go to valleyfoundationaz.org to complete application including two essays of 200 and 500 words.
Amount: Averages: $1500-$2000 for 2 year colleges; $3,000-$4,000 for 4 year colleges.More
Description: Scholarships that are automatically awarded with your admission application if you qualify.
How to Apply: admissions.wwu.edu/scholarships
Amounts: WUE: $8000 annually for 4 years of study, WAA $4000 annually for 4 years, Presidential scholarship $1000-$2000 for 1 or 2 yearsMore
Description: for students interested in business, entrepreneurship, or related areas. Participating applicants are given 24 hours to work with their assigned teammates toward a business solution for a given case study of a real-world business scenario.
How to Apply: visit http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/simon-scholars. Only high school seniors intending to apply to the University of Rochester may participate. Call toll free at 888-822-2256 or at email@example.com
Description: A new automatic merit scholarship program at CSU-Pueble will eliminate the waiting game for high school seniors. No additional application is required. The scholarships are renewable for up to 3 additional years if the student maintains the required minimum renewal gpa.
How to Apply: go to www.colostate-pueblo.edu/PLP
Description: High school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or better who have been accepted to a National Commission Partner Institution. See website for more info.
How to Apply: go to http://ww.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html
Amount: Up to $6000 (renewable)More
Description: wide variety of scholarship quizzes throughout the year for high school students. On-Going Monthly Scholarship Drawing
How to Apply: Go to: cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarships
Description: For students 13 years and older.
How to Apply: Go to fastweb.com
Description: For individuals in 10th grade or higher, legal U.S. residents, who plan to attend any accredited college.
How to Apply: Go to: jumpstart-scholarships.net
Amount: Up to $1,500More
Description: Any high school student who is the dependent of a US government Foreign Service employee. Applicants must write a 750-1000 word essay on the provided topic.
How to Apply: Go to: afsa.org or afsa.org/essaycontest
Amount: $2,500 to student, $500 to school and all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for winner and parents.More
Description: ADMA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts and Conservatory Programs in the Performing Arts at two campuses – New York City and Hollywood.
How to Apply: Be nominated by high school teacher or counselor & attend an audition.
Amount: Range from $1,000 to $18,000.
Description: For student athlete who is a leader in their sport. Write 500-1000 word essay describing “Coach or Mentor You’ve Looked Up To In Your Sport.” Must include student’s high school in essay.
How to Apply: Go to: sportsunlimited.com/2016-scholarship.html.
Description: Write a compelling essay of min. of 500 words on one of two topics: 1) If you had to move/save one item in your house, what would it be? Or 2) Compare and contrast 2 locations lived in, which one did you like better and what was the moving process like?
How to Apply: Go to ozmoving.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description: Scholarship for talented thinker and writer. Take 9 question survey and respond to essay prompt in 500 or fewer words. See website for survey and prompt question.
How to Apply: Go to: aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm
Description: For all high school juniors and seniors. No age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.
How to Apply: Go to: studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Description: High school seniors may submit up to two original works of two-dimensional art. Digital media submitted must be accompanied by necessary hardware and technology to exhibit work.
How to Apply: Go tosuva.edu for application and details.
Amount: Six $2,000 scholarshipsMore
Description: For future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. Available to high school seniors on the basis of character and content of a 500 to 1000 word essay on subject of: “When you look back on your life in 30 years what would it take for you to consider your life successful?”. Not required to be taking engineering classes to qualify.
How to Apply: email@example.com
Amount: Up to $5,645 available
Description: Scholarship for a student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Applicants must be a United States Citizen, have SAT score of 2100 (combined math essay and verbal score) or ACT score of 30 and have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community.
How to Apply: Go to: tomjoynerfoundation.org/2016-full-ride-scholarship-application.
Amount: All ExpensesMore
Description: Applicants must be permanent residents of the U.S. with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to Apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of permanent residency, resume, two recommendation letters, official transcript and personal essay are required. Go to: tourismcares.org
Description: NEED HELP FINDING A SCHOLARSHIP? NEED ADVICE ON AN ESSAY?
Scholarship Junkies is a web resource.
Go to: scholarshipjunkies.com for information.More
Description: On-line resource providing information on scholarship, financial aid and grants.
Go to: collegedepot.com. Follow the links.
Description: List of various scholarships available for graduation seniors. List is divided by deadline month. Click on months listed at bottom of page.
Go to: scholarshipsaz.orgMore
Description: Scholarships for high school seniors planning to attend a four year college.
How to Apply: Go to: studentinsights.com and complete a 20 minute application/survey about colleges in the area. Scholarships will be awarded by random drawing from completed applications.
Amount: One (1) $4,000, Two (2) $1,000, Eight (8) $500 scholarshipsMore
Description: Non-complicated scholarship. Write 250 word max on subject: “What gift has meant the most to you --- not every gift needs to be extravagant or expensive.”
How to Apply: Write essay and apply on line at scholarshipexperts.clickmeter.com/simple
Description: Graduating student athletes with GPA of 3.5 or higher and have lettered in any sport. Must show integrity, determination and leadership skills. No citizenship required. Recipients of full academic or athletic scholarships excluded.
How to Apply: Submit application, essay, letters of recommendation and transcripts.
Go to: nonprofitfacts.com//AZ/bob-beaty-foundation
Description: Latino seniors who are U.S. citizens with financial need and plans to attend accredited college/university. Must have record of community service and good writing skills.
How to Apply: Go to: chchi.org/scholarships
Amount: $2,500 – 4 yr school, $1000 – 2yr school, $5000 – graduate programMore
Description: For high school students interested in a career in engineering.
How to Apply: Write essay on a given topic related to engineering. Essays to be judged on content, research, expression and originality.
Description: Scholarships for highly motivated DREAMers who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education.
How to Apply: Go to: thedream.us/scholars/scholarship-guidelines. Must demonstrate financial need.
Date Announced: March 24, 2014
Description: For students enrolled in music programs (band, orchestra, solo projects, etc.)
How to Apply: Complete application (in counselor’s office scholarship file) and submit essay. Applicants may also submit video or audio recordings if available. Interested applicants can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Description: For any student who has been accepted by a college or university pursuing a career in nursing.
How to Apply: Go to all50medical.com
Description: For students who have actively participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals. Must be 19 years or younger.
How to Apply: Write an essay accompanied by photos or an original video that addresses the mistreatment of animals. For details go to: hennet.org/contest.php
Amount: $150 - $750More
Description: For high school students who are service-minded and who have completed a minimum of 5 hours of community service and have a Service Requirement form as proof.
How to Apply: Must submit an essay that explains why community service is important to them as an individual plus a piece of art, digital art, photo or video that captures and promotes the spirit of volunteerism and inspires others to get involved in public service.
Go to servicescholar.com/contest
Amount: $150 - $500More
Description: Contest for registered high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must create a movie no more than 4 minutes long that is a story inspired or related to mathematics. Criteria: creativity, relevance to mathematics, quality and entertainment value.
How to Apply: Go to math-o-vision.com
Amount: $1000- $4000More
Description: A monthly scholarship where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of each month and one winner is chosen.
How to Apply: Go to: varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship