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New at searching for scholarships?
Keep these tips​​​ in mind while researching scholarship opportunities. Use this handy scholarship worksheet​ or the corresponding Excel spreadsheet version to keep your scholarship finds organized​!

Most scholarships require a personal statement or essay.
Consider these helpful tips​ to make yourself stand out!​​

Some scholarships require letters of recommendation.
Read these important tips​ to secure strong recommendations. Give your recommenders a bit of guidance by completing the student self-assessment

And make sure to check out this comprehensive 2015-2016 scholarship guide and dire​ctory created by Glendale Union High School District (at this time, the 2016-2017 version is not yet available; we will ​​attach the new version when it becomes available), and this handout with other helpful websites for finding scholarships. ​​

Know of any great scholarships not yet on our website?​​​​
If you would like to submit a suggestion for our scholarship list, please email college.depot@phoenix.gov​. These scholarship suggestions may or may not be included on our website. Thank you!​

Upcoming Scholarships

  
  
  
Requirements
American Fire Sprinkler Association: Second Chance Scholarship Contest8/26/2016Up to $1,000

​Essay
Quiz
Applicants must have either a High School Diploma or GED
Winner selection is not based on financial need, GPA, or demographic area.​​​

Marketing Certified Social Media Scholarship8/31/2016$500

Must be a student between the aged of 16 and 25,
2.5+ GPA

MoolahSPOT Scholarship8/31/2016$1,000

DACA eligible
Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. 
Application
Essay

Swiss Gear Ultimate Backpack Scholarship8/31/2016Up to $5,000

Current Undergraduate or Graduate Student Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Proof of ​enrollment in College, University​, or Insititute of attendance
Essay Question: In 500 words or less, tell us what makes a great backpack


American Board of Funeral Service Education Scholarships9/1/2016Up to $2,500

Undergraduate Scholarship
Funeral Services
U.S. Citizen
Application

College Greenlight Summer Challenge Scholarship9/1/2016$500

​College Greenlight Profile
10 Colleges
5 Scholarships
Application

College Peas Standout Student College Scholarship9/1/2016$400

Must be a current high school student
Must intend to enroll full time at a 4-year college
2.0+ GPA​

Phoenix College Success Grant9/1/2016$500 per semester

​DACA Eligible
Arizona state residency​​​
Not eligible for Pell Grant​, and have unmet need as determined by the FAFSA 
Meet expected academic requirements as described in link
​​​
Note: ​Scholarship appears to be on an ongoing basis- Allow 3-5 days for processing​

Walmart Associate Scholarship9/1/2016Up to $1,500

Wal-Mart Employee

Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship9/9/2016$1,000

​Public relations, journalism, or related field scholarship
Junior or Senior in College​ during fall of 2016
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Must be attending a 4-year accredited institution
Application
Recommendation letter
Personal statement
Transcript
Resume
​​

Cameron Impact Scholarship9/15/2016Full Ride (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum)

3.7+ GPA
Be a citizen of the United States of America; 
Be a current late HS Junior or early HS Senior, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
Demonstrate active participation in community service 

Online application
Required letters of recommendation
Transcript

Early Application Deadline is May 27, 2016. Regular Application Deadline is September 15, 2016. 

The Hispanic Dental Association Foundation Scholarship9/15/2016Up to $10,000

​​Scholarship for Hispanic Dental Students
Scholarships are open to members of the Hispanic Dental Association who have been accepted into an accredited Masters’ or above program in a dentistry-related field. Students must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in an oral health-related field (dentistry, dental hygiene, etc.) from a U.S. school or abroad. Students must have permanent resident status in the U.S. and be a current member of the Hispanic Dental Association​​

QuestBridge National College Match9/27/2016full four-year scholarship

​​DACA Eligible
US Citizens and Permanent Residents or
Students, regardeless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States
Academically outstanding HS Seniors
From families earning <$65,000 for a family of​ four
SAT (CR + M) scores > 1250
ACT composite score > 27
Top 5-10% of HS class​

A free, online National College Match application, including information on your academic and extracurricular accomplishments, financial background*, two essays, short answer questions
Two letters of recommendation from teachers in core academic subjects
High school transcript 
Any standardized test score reports to-date, SAT and/or ACT test scores are highly recommended

CoffeeForLess.com "Hit the Books" Scholarship9/30/2016Up to $500

DACA Eligible
Undocumented students eligible to apply

18-25 years old

Enrolled in an accredited college or university
Award to be used for educational books and materials

Financial Genius Scholarship Sweepstakes- U.S. Bank Scholarship Program 9/30/2016$5,000
Application
Complete 8 online modules/tutorials
​Scholarship program is available to college-bound high school seniors or current undergraduate college students enrolled by September 1, 2016 at an eligible two- or four-year college or university. 
Odenza Marketing Scholarship9/30/2016$500

​Marketing Scholarship
Between ages of 16 and 25​​ on September 30, 2016 ​​
Citizen of US or Canada​​​​
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Must have completed at least one full year of postsecondary education at the time of application​​

Application
Essay

Paymaster Sharing Economy Tips Scholarship9/30/2016$2,500

​Business Major/Minor Scholarship​
DACA Eligible
Must be enrolled in any U.S. college/university at time of submission and award
Any level of college is acceptable. 
​18 or older at time scholarship is submitted
Essay

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant9/30/2016$10,500- $13,000

​Art Grant
Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college.
Must be at least 18 years old 
Restricted to individuals who are studying representative art such as: painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking

Submit:
Application
Portfolio
Photo

Note: Continous deadline​- deadline entered as a requirement for the website.

Tobacco-Free Life Academic Scholarship9/30/2016$1,000

​DACA Eligible
18 years or older​
Undergraduate or graduate students
Accepted to or enrolled in a college or university in the United States
Essay encourging others not to smoke (1,000 - 1,500 words)​​

Xerox Minority Scholarships9/30/2016Up to $10,000

Minority Scholarship
​Must be enrolled in a Technical Degree program at the Bachelor level or above
3.0+​ GPA

Alice T. Schafer Prize Association for Women in Mathematics10/1/2016Grant Considerations

​Women's Mathematics Grant
Nomination by members of the mathematical community, nominees must be in undergraduate when nominated.
Demonstrated interest in mathematics, ability for independent work in mathematics
Copy of transcripts

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards10/2/2016$1,000 - $3,000
Hispanic Youth Scholarship
High School student graduating in the spring/summer of 2017or under the age of 21 getting and working toward obtaining a GED

Planning to enroll in college in the fall 2017
Identify as Hispanic/Latino
Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) 
Attend regional ceremony in your region

Application
Letter of Recommendation
GPA verification form

*Note: Application open now!

Wendy's High School Heisman Award10/3/2016Up to $500

​Athletic, Volunteer Service, and Academic requirements,
Graduating 2017​ High School Seniors,
3.0+ GPA

BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting 10/4/2016Multiple up to $5000

​College Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students 
4 copie of applicationsLooking to become an electronic media professional

AES Engineers Scholarship10/6/2016$500

HS seniors and College Students
​DACA Eligible

Mesothelioma Help Organization: Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Scholarship10/10/2016up to $2,500

Undocumented students eligible to apply
Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a college or university located in the U.S. or District of Columbia, 18+​​
750 to 1,500 word essay on ​Mesothelioma

United States Senate Youth Program *Arizona Application10/11/2016$10,000

​Any high school junior or senior student in Arizona
Each student must be a permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in a public or private secondary school located in the state
Must have leadership role during the 2016-2017 school located in the state
Roles which apply include - Student Body president, vice president, secretary or treasurer, Class president, vice president, secretary or treasurer, Student Council representative, Student Representative elected or appointed (appointed by a panel, commission or board) to a local, district, regional or state-level civic, service and/or educational organization approved by the state selection administrator

Application
Essay questions
At least one letter of recommendation
Written test covering U.S. Constitution, bill of rights, political leaders, and Arizona government

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program10/14/2016Up to $5,000

​DACA Eligible​​
Hispanic Healthcare Professional Scholarship
Full-Time Graduate Student Scholarship
Hispanic students who are committed to careers in the following graduate programs: dental, medical, pharmacy, nursing, public health, or health policy. 
Minimum 3.0 GPA

​Personal Statement
Transcript
Recommendation letter
*Note: Application posted in July

National YoungArts Foundation Award/Program10/14/2016Up to $10,000, master classes with arts professionals

​Visual, literary, design, or performing artist
15-18 years old or in grades 10-12
U.S. Citizens or permanent resident status​​
Submission materials for w​riting, design arts, visual arts, classical music, dance, photography, voice, jazz, theater, ​or cinematic arts. ​​
work statement of intent
application fee waiver available​​

Colgate Haz La U10/15/2016$2,000 - $15,000

​Hispanic Scholarship
Application
3.5+ GPA
Must demonstrate academic excellence,
Dedication to community service,
Demonstration of leadership in one's community.​​

HotelsCheap.org General Scholarship for Higher Learning10/15/2016$1,500

Must be a legal resident of the United States
16+years
Must be enrolled in an accredited post-​​secondary academic institution (college/university) ​in the United States​
Application
Short-Answer ​Questions

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship (Graduate)10/15/2016$1,750

​Health Majors Scholarship 
Graduate Students​​
Applicants must be ​majoring in field of health, ​​physical education, ​recreation, or dance
Become a member of the Society for Health and Physical Educators​​​
GPA​​​ based on most recent degree obtained or current program​​ if beyond 1st semester
Application​​​
3 letters of recommendation
Confirmation of full-time enrollment​​
Official Transcript
Biographical sketch​​​

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship (Undergraduate)10/15/2016$1,250

​Health Majors Scholarship 
College juniors and seniors obtainting Bachelor's Degree
Applicants must be ​majoring in field of health, ​​physical education, ​recreation, or dance
Become a member of the Society for Health and Physical Educators​​​
Minimum 3.5/4.0 GPA​​​
Application​​​
3 letters of recommendation
Confirmation of full-time enrollment​​
Official Transcript
​Biographical sketch

Society of Health and Physical Educators- Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship 10/15/2016$1,000

​Undergraduate Health Education Majors
Application
Essay
3.25+ GPA

The Flinn Scholarship10/15/2016Full cost of tuition for an Arizona University

HS Senior
Must be U.S. Citizen by the time of entry to the University
Must be AZ resident for 2 years by the time of entry to the University
3.5+ GPA; Top 5% ranking of graduating class
ACT Score of 29+; SAT score of 1300+

Note: projected deadline: Mid-October. Applications open ​​in August. 

College JumpStart Scholarship Program10/17/2016$1,000

U.S. Citizen
HS 10th-12th grader,College Student, or Non-Traditional Student
Attends or plans to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year/vocational/trade school in the U.S.
Application
Personal Statement

Golden Door Scholars Program10/27/2016Full tuition, room and board

Must be eligible for DACA or TPS
Students interested in careers in technology-led industries/roles strongly preferred,
Open to all high school DACA or TPS eliglible students and recent high school graduates,
​​Applicants should be high performers with strong academic records​

*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation10/31/2016Up to $20,000

HS Senior​​, anticipating completion of HS diploma 
​​Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution​​
​​Achievement based scholarship​​
3.00+ GPA at the end of their junior year​​
Scholarship opens in August ​

"Business Plan" Scholarship for Students with Disabilities11/1/2016$1,000

Students with a documented Disability
Must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School
Essay

American Dental Education Association: Crest Oral-B Scholarship11/1/2016Up to $5,500

Dental Student Scholarship
Personal Statement,
Letters of Recommendation,
2 letters of nomination from faculty member​
HS Transcript


Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Workers11/1/2016Up to $2,500

Must be at least 16 years old
Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their artistic talents (visual, performing, media, literary and crafts)
History of movement/work in Agriculture
​DACA Elibigle

Drug Lawsuit Source College Scholarship11/1/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
High school seniors and current community college, university, and trade school students who will be attending any post secondary school in the sumer or fall 2016 semesters are eligible to apply.

FitSmallBusiness Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities11/1/2016$1,000

​​Disability Scholarship

Any Student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American college, university or trade school with a documented disability may apply.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program11/1/2016Up to $40,000 per year

​US high school senior graduating spring 2017
Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2016
Minimum 3.5 unweighed GPA
Min. 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT score and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above​​​

Application
Short answers and essay
Transcript
Test Scores
Two academic recommendations

*Note: Projected deadline, application opens in September

NACA Foundation Scholarships for Student Leaders11/1/2016Grant based

​Undergraduate Students ​
Students who hold leadership positions on campus

Application 
Apply between September 15th and November 1st ​​
Only the first 75 applications received are reviewed​

Ron Brown Scholar Program11/1/2016$40,000 over four years ($10,000 each year)

Black/African American Scholarship
HS Senior
Demonstrate Financial Need
U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident 
Must participate in Community Service Activities
Must excel academically

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition11/1/2016Up to $30,000
DACA Eligible
HS Student grades 9-12​ enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories 
Oral Essay: "My Responsibility to America"​ 
Entry Form
Intel Science Talent Search11/5/2016Up to $100,000

​Application,
HS Transcripts,
Research and Report

Note: Projected Deadline, may not be exact; scholarship not open yet.

SaveOnEnergy Education Scholarship11/8/2016$1,000

Full time College Students enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year University
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
400 Word Essay

*Note: Projected deadline, may not be exact

SaveOnEnergy.com Education Scholarship11/8/2016Up to $1,000

​Application
Essay
*Note: projected deadline, may not be exact

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards11/8/2016Up to $5,000

​Students 5th - 12th grades
U.S. Citizen/legal resident​​
Application​,
Minimum 12 months​ volunteer/community service
Minimum 26 hours for age 10 and younger, 50 hours for ages 11-15, and 100 hours for older students​​​
Principle's endorsement 

Media Fellows Program11/11/2016$1,000

College Junior or Senior Status
Application
GPA 3.0+

Intel Science Talent Search11/12/2016Up to $100,000

​Application
Essay
3-5 letters of recommendation
Research report

Note: Projected deadline for 2017 application- may not be exact

Live Your Dream Award - Soroptimist of Phoenix11/15/2016Up to $10,000

Women's Scholarship
Must be the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents, which may include children, spouse, partner, siblings, and/or parents
Must be enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program
Must have a SSN or Tax ID number
Demonstrate financial need​​​

Application
Two letters of recommendation
​Personal Statements​

Reverie Innovation Science, Design, and Engineering Scholarship11/15/2016either $1,000 or $2,000

​Applicants must be a current undergraduate or graduate stundent enrolled in an engineering, science, or design program at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

Minimum 3.0 GPA
Copy of transcripts
Essay​​​ (1,000 words or fewer) ​

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (Education and Training Grants for Women)11/15/2016Up to $10,000

​Women's Scholarship
Application
2 letters of recommendation
Primary Financial supporter of self/dependents

The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program11/15/2016Up to $30,000 per year

Computer Science/ Electrical Engineering​ Scholarship​​​​
High School Seniors
Minority student preference​​
Application
Resume
Letter of Recommendation​​
Essay
Official Transcript​ with GPA and class rank (if applicable)
Photocopy of official SAT/ACT scores
Minimum SAT=​1600 or ACT=25
3.0+ GPA,
Demonstrated Leadership skills
Obtain 3.0/4.0 after ​​freshman year​
Note: Applications accepted between September 1st and November ​​​15th of each year​​

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship11/16/2016Up to $2,500

Copy Editing Scholarship
College juniors and seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates may apply. 
Essay on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world.
Do not exceed 500 words.
Resume
3 Letters of Reference
Writing Sample
Editing Quiz

 

Arizona Dream Builder Foundation - Dream Scholarship11/16/2016Up to $4,000

​DACA Eligible
Must graduate​ from high school this academic year (between 12/1/17 and 8/31/16) 
Minimum HS GPA of 2.5
Plan to pursue an undergraduate degree at a public or private college or university (start no later than 9/30/17)
Demonstrate a personal commitment to the ideals of great world leaders through participation and leadership in school and community activities. 

*​​Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students11/20/2016Up to $4,000

Internship Opportunity
Minority Scholarship
​DACA Eligible
Highly motivated Graduate or Undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color
Deadline Varies due to Internship availability
Application
Essay

*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact

InternetProviders.com Scholarship11/21/2016$1,000

U.S. Citizen or permanent legal residents
All applicants must be either: (1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in spring 2017, or (2) a studend enrolled during the 2016-2017 academic school year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program. 
​​
Application
400-600 word essay
Post essay online

Earn to Learn (for Students Entering University in Fall of 2017)11/28/2016Earn $4,000 in matching funds to pay for tuition, books, and other university related expenses by meeting $500 savings goal prior to University enrollment

For students who will enroll in an Arizona University in Fall of 2017
​US Citizen (students may qualify as an Eligible Non-Citizen)
Must be FAFSA Eligible
Household income requirements pertain

University of 
Arizona: in-state high school students and in state community college transfers
Northern Arizona University: in-state high school students, in state community college transfers, Current Native American NAU students
Arizona State University students: in state high school students, in state community college transfers, current ASU SPARKS students, in state high school students participating in C4C

Qualifying students who make deposits for at least 6 months and meet their $500 savings goal prior to attending one of the three in-state Universities will earn $4,000 in matching funds to pay for tuition, books, and other university related expenses. The matching scholarship is renewable for up to four years depending on on-going funding as long as students remain eligible and continue to save $500 each year. 

Americanism Essay Contest For Grades 7–1212/1/2016Up to $5,000

​Application
Theme: What Memorial Day Means to Me
Essay- ​350 word maximum 
Sponsorship from ​​​Fleet Reserve Association​ or Ladies Auxiliary

ASSE Foundation Award Program12/1/2016$1,000 - $3,000

Occupational safety, health, and environment majors ​(or closely related field) scholarship

Transcripts
Academic letter of recommendation
Minimum 3.0 undergradua​te GPA or 3.5 graduate GPA.​
*Note: application available starting September 1st. ​​

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 12/1/2016Up to $50,000

HS Senior
Must be U.S. Citizen​​

*Note: Application available September 1st, 2016. December 1, 2016 is a projected deadline, deadline may not be exact. 

International Technology Education Association Undergraduate Scholarship in Technology Education12/1/2016$1,000

​​Education/Technology/Science Scholarship
International Scholarship (No Nationality Requirements)​
Must be a current undergraduate student
Must attend a university or a four-year college
Must study full-time
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Restricted to students studying Education with emphasis in Science, Technology, and Society, or Engineering/Technology
Must be affiliated with/become affiliated with International Technology Education Association​​

Application
Resume
References
Transcript

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program12/1/2016Up to $40,000

Transfer Student Scholarship
Current community college student with Sophomore status by December 31, 2016, planning to enroll full time in a 4-year institution
Minimum 3.5 GPA
Have not previously enrolled/attended a 4-year institution
Demonstrate unmet financial need

​Application
Essay
Financial Need Analysis
References
Resume
Transcript


*Note: projected deadline, deadline may not be exact

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships12/1/2016$1,000

Various​ (College, Nursing, Law School, Medical School, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy)
Must be enrolled at a ​4-year college or university
Transcript and proof of enrollment​
Resume or C.V. optional

Overseas Press Club Foundation Fellowships/Scholarships12/1/2016$2,000- $3,000
Journalism/Writing Scholarship
DACA Eligible, International Student Eligible
Graduate and Undergraduate Student Eligible​
Must attend an American university, a four-year or a two-year college, or be an American student studying abroad.
Must not be attending high school currently

​Cover Letter
Resume
Writing Sample
Hispanic Annual Salute Scholarship12/4/2016$2,000

Restricted to Hispanic students
Must currently be a senior high school student​, who will be an undergraduate student attending a university or a four-year college
Must study full-time
Must be a US Citizen
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Restricted to individuals having experience in community service
Note: December 4th, 2016 is a projected deadline

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships12/5/2016$5,000

Must be between the ages of 5-25 (kindergarten through graduate school)
M​​ust be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the U.S.
Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the U.S. at least within the last 12 months
*Note: application opens October 5th.

R&D Systems Scholarship (Science majors)12/9/2016$1,500

​DACA Eligible
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (Baccalaureate, Graduate, Associate Degree or Diploma) with a declared major in a science related field​​​​​
Scholarship application
Transcript of all college/post-secondary coursework (if high school student, submit h.s. transcript)
Written statement -140 character statement on love of science, 500 word or less personal statement

Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest12/14/2016Up to $5,000

​DACA Eligible
​DREAMer Eligible
3,000 - 4,000 word Essay
1 Faculty Sponsor

*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact

Burger King Scholars- James McLamore Whopper Scholarship12/15/2016Up to $50,000

HS senior or have graduated from high school within 3 years and are applying as a full-time freshman to a 4-year accredited college or university in the U.S.
3.3+ GPA
25+ ACT score; 1700+ SAT score
Must demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, or co-curricular activities and demonstrate substantial work experience
Must be a U.S. citizen

HomeAdvisor's Green Home Improvement Scholarship12/15/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
Essay (i.e. Why is going green in the home important? What are some unique green alternatives to use in the home?)
​1000-2000 words​
High school seniors accepted to a college or trade school or any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. 

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards12/16/2016% of $250,000

Public, private, parochial, or home-school students in the U.S., Canada, or American schools abroad enrolled in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in the Awards.​
Art portfolio/writing submission

Note: Projected deadline, may not be exact. Scholarship not yet open​​​​​

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes12/17/2016$20,000

Must be a current high school senior entering a 4-year accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2016
3.0+GPA (maintained from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade)
Must currently be members in good standing of a sports team at their school or are in an after-school sports program
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

*Note: projected deadline, may not be exact. 

AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) Family Scholarship12/31/2016$2,000

Must be a graduating senior (spring 2017) whose parent/guardian is an AFSCME member
planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited institution/college/university
Application
Essay
Transcripts
Letters of Recommendation
SAT/ACT scores

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships12/31/2016Up to $2,500

​Scholarship for Students with LD
Application
Personal Statement
3.0+ GPA
Letters of Recommendation

*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact. ​

Avanti Senior Living's "Mind. Body. Strength" Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

​Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA -- Transcript required​
Applicants must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. 
Essay
Letter of recommendation


Avanti Senior Living's "Young Women's Achievement" Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000
Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student, going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA- Transcript required
community service
recommendation letter
Essay
Avanti Senior Living's “Inspirational” Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA -- Transcript required​
Applicants must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. 
Essay
Letter of recommendation

Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship 201612/31/2016$500

Healthcare Field Scholarship
Students studying nursing, medicine, medical assistanship, or related field
Applicants must be 18+
U.S. Citizens
Full-time students
Not based on financial need

​Essay between 750 and 1000 words on the topic "Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field"

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Writing Contest12/31/2016Up to $1,000

All students who are enrolled or will be enrolled in an elementary, junior high or high school (K-12) ​​during the 2015-2016 academic school year are eligible to apply.

Phoenix Marathon Foundation Scholarship12/31/2016$2,000

Phoenix Scholarship
HS Senior
3.5 Gpa
2+ Years Competing in Varsity Level, Running-related Athletics
Must Enroll as Full-Time College Student
2 letters of reference​​​

School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship12/31/2016$1000

Music Students
Grades 4-12
DACA Eligible/No Citizenship Requirements
​Application
Essay (250 word maximum)

Tobi Cares Scholarship Program12/31/2016$3,000

​Female Undergraduate Student Scholarship 
​Attending four year college or community college in freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year
Applicants' college must be a part of Tobi's partner program or become part of the program.

​3 short essay questions

John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest1/4/2017Up to $10,000

Hs students in grades 9-12th grade
U.S. students under 20 years of age enrolled in a HS correspondence/GED program
Essay​ about an act of political courage​ by an elected U.S. official after 1965​

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship1/7/2017up to $40,000

HS senior
3.0+GPA
Plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year
Must be a U.S. citizen

​Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact

Desert Club of Mesa Scholarships1/8/2017Based on Financial Need

Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe Union, Higley, Queen Creek or Apache Junction HS​.​
Graduating in the class of 2016,
Top 6-50% of graduating class​,
Must demonstrate financial need​​​​,
Must plan to attend a university, community college, or vocational school in AZ.

*Note: projected deadline, may not be exact​​

Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneurship Scholarship1/15/2017$1,000

Arizona Scholarship,
Entrepreneur Scholarship,
Must live in Maricopa County,
Must be a senior in high school or have less than 60 credits in college,
3.5+ GPA,
Must have run own business for 1 year. 

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence1/15/2017$5,500

Mechanical Engineering scholarship
US Resident
high school senior through senior year of college
Min. 3.5 GPA for high school applicants and a 3.0 cumulative college GPA for upperclassmen

Application
Essay
Official Transcript
>90th percentile ACT/SAT
Completed FAFSA form, demonstrated financial need

Mas Family Scholarship (Cuban American Scholarship) 1/15/2017$8,000 -$32,000 (over 4 years of college)

​Cuban Heritage Scholarship ​

Must attend a university, a four-year college, or a two-year ​college
Minimum 3.5 GPA
Restricted to students studying Economics, Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Civil), Electronics, International Studies, Journalism, Engineering-Related Technologies, Business/Consumer Services, Comminications, Materials Science, Metallurgy. 
Application
Essay
Financial Need Analysis
References
Test scores
Transcript
Proof of Cuban descent​

*Note: projected deadline, may not be exact

MENSA Education and Research Foundation- U.S. Scholarship Program1/15/2017$1,000

Eligible students are those who will be pursuing a degree program in an accredited U.S.​​ college or university during the academic year following their application
Essay explaining applicant's career (Maximum 550 words)​

*Note: Scholarship should open September 15th

T.W. Lewis Scholarship - ASU’s Barrett Honors College1/15/2017$5,000 + possible renewal

Arizona State University- Barrett Honors College
Maricopa County, Arizona Resident
Application
1800 SAT; or 28 ACT
3.0 GPA
Ranking in top 10% of graduating class

Girls Impact the World Film Festival1/18/2017% of $20,000

All HS and Undergraduate students are eligible to apply
3-6 minute short film submission​​​​, no more than 2 films​​
U.S. citizenship not required

​​Note: s​​​​​​​ubmission of film entries begins May 1st, 2016

Point Foundation Scholarships1/18/2017Up to $10,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
DACA and Undocumented Students Eligible
Must be "out" as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community
18+
Must be a HS senior intending to enroll or a current college student enrolled full time at an accredited college or university
Must be enrolled ​​in a degree-granting undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program
Community college students must be transferring to a 4-year college or university
Proven track-record of leadership and community involvement
Strong academic achievement
Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
Financial need

*Projected deadline, may not be exact, scholarship most likely will re-open on November 1st, 2016.


Phoenix Chinese Week scholarship1/20/2017$500

​AZ resident active in Chinese Community
High School Senior
Application​
Essay
3​​.0+ GPA​ - Official Transcript​​
Letter or Recommendation

Note: Projected Deadline​​​​, may not be exact 

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) National Scholarship1/20/2017$1,000

HS Senior
Younger than 21
Eligible to attend a 2 or 4 year College, University, or Technical School Full Time
M​​​ust be a legal U.S. Resident
Must live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area

*Note: projected deadline, may not be exact. Application opens on October 16, 2016.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program (Accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice scholarship)1/27/2017Up to $10,000

​Undergraduate or Graduate
​​Must be enrolled full-time for 2016​-2017 at an accredited 4-year college or university
Accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justce
Interest in anti-fraud profession
​​​application
transcripts
​​three letters of recommendation​​​

​Various Scholarship Opportunities

Other Scholarship Websites

 

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