Visit the website below, add your GPA, class rank and ACT and/or SAT scores. This estimator will determine the amount of scholarship money that you MAY be eligible to receive. The actual scholarship award will be based upon your official academic credentials after your admission to ASU.
Qualifications are: A background in CA or AZ agriculture - the student or someone in the student's immediate family must have deives the majority of his/her income from agriculture. Awards vary, but average is $2,000.00 This scholarship is renewable. Deadline April 30, 2014
15. Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
The requirements for this scholarship to seniors include being a resident of the State of Arizona. You must also be the son, daughter, sister, brother, grandson, granddaughter of a member of the VFW or the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW. They are looking at your extracurricular activities, community activities, letters of recommendation and bibliography. Last year the scholarships ranged from 3rd place - $1,000. to 1st place - $2,500. Deadline March 28, 2014.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Please send them a short essay answering the following question:
What has your participation in sports affected who you are and how you relate to others? Include the affects on personal relations with peers and others. Essays are sent to: email@example.com
Criteria: Must be African American, American Indian/ Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American. Must be a citizen/ legal permanent resident of US. Must have a 3.3 GPA. Must plan to enroll in Fall of 2014. Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. Must be Pell Grant Eligible as determined by FAFSA. This is an awesome opportunity that will cover all costs of attending a University of your choice plus possibly grad school, etc.Deadline January 15, 2014, but you are encouraged to submit your packet as early as possible.
Mesa Community College is offering money via the Ameri Corps Program. Students can volunteer at an approved Ameri Corp organization and earn anywhere from $1,132.28 to $2,675.00 that will be dumped into their MCC account. Also, parents/grandparents who are 55+ can volunteer thru Ameri Corps and pass their award money to their child, grandchild or foster child.
Partnerships with corporate and private donors have introduced a category of special scholarships that are being offered to American Indian students attending mainstream universities and tribal colleges for American Indian students pursuing undergrad, graduate and professional degrees. These scholarships are administered by the Fund and are generally based upon merit or demonstrated financial need. Deadlines vary.
Student must be a citizen or resident of the United States. The subject to be used for the oration must be on some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen to our government. $1500-$3000. Deadline January 1, 2014 for the "Contestant Application" form. See Mrs. Lytle for further information or check the website at www.legion.org.
The Walt Nicoson Memorial Scholarship is intended for current high school seniors who will be attending college in Fall of 2014. Must have a 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale, support and actively participate in the preservation of hunting (license required), be a member of Arizona Elk Society. Essay about why wildlife conservation is required. Deadline January 21, 2014. Up to $1,000.
The National Commission on behalf of nine WACE Partner Colleges and Universities will award 160 merit co-op scholarships. Students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Apply and be accepted for the 2014-2015 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed (Clarkson University, State University of New York Oswego, Drexel University, University of Cincinnati, Johnson & Wales, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Rochester Institute of Technology, The University of Toledo and Wentworth Institute of Technology). An essay is needed (300-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program. Deadline February 14, 2014.
31. Dorrance Scholarship - First Generation Students!
The foundation awards up to 25 scholarships annually to incoming freshmen at the following universities: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and The University of Arizona. The total educational and programmatic value of each scholarship is estimated at more than $65,000 including a one-time $4,000 international study/travel stipend. The award is renewable for up to three years, a total of eight semesters of full-time undergraduate study. Scholarships are renewed based on academic standing, participation in program events and activities, and community service projects.Criteria includes: First generation to attend college (neither parent holds a four year degree); Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (weighted or unweighted), Minimum combined SAT score of 1040 or composite ACT score of 22 (excluding writing score) Demonstrated financial need. Demonstrated leadership and community service. You must complete your FAFSA by February 14, 2013. Scholarship deadline is February 21, 2014
Student must demonstrate a commitment to community service and have financial need. Leadership skills and involvement in school and/or work experience also suggested. Student cannot rank in the top 10% of the class; must rank between 11%-40%. Must stay instate for college choice. HHS will select top 5 applications. Minimum $1,000 each. Application due to Mrs. Lytle in the Career Center by 1/24/14.
To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate proudly announces the return of its scholarship program "Haz la U" or "Make the U". This program, launched in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), aims to award educational grants to eligible Hispanic students pursuing higher education. To apply students should log on to the website below and follow the application process. 3 Short essays are required on the following topics: How has your hispanic heritage influenced your academic and personal long term goals? How do you contribute to your community and What have you learned from your experiences? Describe a recent academic challenge you have faced, and how you have overcome it. Applications are due by January 20, 2014.
Sun Lakes Rotary Club selects a senior student from Hamilton High School who best represents the Rotary International motto of “Service Above Self”. They are looking for students who do things for other people expecting nothing in return. Must have a 3.0 minimum GPA and submit a 300 word paper indicating the personal reward you have received from helping others. $2,000 Deadline April 1, 2014. Must return completed application to Mrs. Lytle in C109A.
Must be a senior and have at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale. Applicant must be actively involved in the Chinese community and demonstrate a strong leadership skill in school activities, extracurricular and chinese community activities. Also must be an Arizona resident. Letter of recommendation needed. Written essay on goals and aspirations not to exceed 250 words. Scholarship is for $500. Deadline January 18, 2014.
RMCH seeks to interest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Minimum $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Financial need, community involvement, essay and academic achievements will be used to choose recipients. Deadline is January 21, 2014.
Student must demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative, such as starting his or her own business. Students must apply online. Students that are selected as semifinalists will receive notification and further instruction. Deadline December 18, 2013. Many applicants participate in organizations such as DECA, Junior Achievement, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, among others, but this is not a requirements. The Award recipients are selected by an independent scholarship organization. This is not a need based scholarship.
To be eligible for this award, applicants must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); demonstrate financial need; be citizens of the United States of America; be high school seniors attending high school in the United States, or any of the U.S. territories and commonwealths and graduating in winter 2013 or spring 2014. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible. Home-schooled students who are graduating in winter 2013 or spring 2014 are also eligible and plan 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 United States for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
Student must be nominated by HHS and be attending ASU in the Fall of 2014. Eligible students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and preference will be given to students with financial need as established by the FAFSA. The basis for nomination is academic achievement, community leadership, and/or financial circumstances. This scholarship is for $2,000. Also, merit scholar recipients may use this scholarship for room and board or books. If you feel you meet this criteria, write a personal statement outlining the above and return to Mrs. Lytle in the Career Center. Deadline to turn in personal statement is January 21, 2014. After our nomination, Kaibab Industries will send recipient an application for this scholarship.
This offers a scholarship program, designed to assist outstanding Arizona high school students in attending college and furthering their education. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need and personal character. Recipients receive $20,000 ($2,500 per semester) in financial aid for expenses for four years at ASU. The Scholarship is open to Arizona high school students with a minimum SAT score of 1800, or an ACT score of 28. Must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 and Class Rank in the top 10% of their graduating class academically. This award applies only at Barrett Honors College at ASU. This award can also stack on any other merit scholarship ASU is offering. Deadline: January 15, 2014.
Student must have participated in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program for a minimum of two years (such as AVID). Student must be a senior and have demonstrated need for financial assistance along with planning to enter a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school. Student must be a U.S. citizenship or permanent resident. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.4. Dell Scholars are students who demonstrate their desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals. Your application will be evaluated on your: Individual determination to succeed; Future goals and plans to achieve them; Ability to communicate the hardships you have overcome or currently face; Self motivation in completing challenging coursework; a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Deadline January 15, 2014.
Senior must have completed 50 hours of documented community service betweenJanuary 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014, be a child or relative of a current member, or be a member of Desert School Federal Credit Union and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Student must plan to enroll full-timein an accredited Arizona two or four year college or university for the 2014.-2015 school year. Application deadline is March 4, 2014.
Each year the National FFA Organization awards approximately $2 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of applicants. Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Due February 1, 2014.
This scholarship is offered to juniors and seniors who have a “strong desire and ambition to succeed”. Applicants must write an essay answering: Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?
Students must submit an essay or no more than 1000 words in answer the following questions: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need? $500 Award. Deadline October 6, 2014.
Applicants must be a resident of Arizona currently or planning to be enrolled in a horticultural related curriculum at a university, community college or continuing education program; be currently employed in or have an interest in the nursery industry as a career; have an above average scholastic achievement or at least two years work experience in the industry; and, display involvement in extra-curricular activities related to the industry. Scholarship are available in amounts from $500 – $3000. Award winners are notified in July of each year with scholarships made available from the fall semester. Deadline for submission is April 15th, 2014.
This scholarship is based on financial need. The student should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must be an Arizona resident at a school in Arizona. This scholarship is for $500 and is renewable. A personal essay is needed outlining your goals in college and life. Expand on how you chose this goal. Explain how academic choices, clubs, activities, volunteer work and/or internships you have been involved with support your goal. Letter of recommendation needed. Must be postmarked by February 15, 2014.
Student must be a senior and living in the US, be a graduating high school senior, have a 2.5 gpa or higher. Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico. Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2014-15 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. Application data must be submitted electronically by 1:00 p.m. (Pacific) by January 10, 2014. If 50,000 applications are received prior to January 10, the application will no longer be available. HURRY AND APPLY!!!
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Each year, a minimum of ten students will be designated Ron Brown Scholars and will receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. The recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown Scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. More than 250 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars since the inception of the Program. Application Deadline: January 9thApplication materials must be mailed in one packet. Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent under separate cover. Incomplete, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.
This offering is for $500 per semester for one year at an Arizona college, university or community college for a 2014 graduating senior in any of the school districts that San Tan CU serves. This scholarship may not be used at a college, university or community college outside of the State of Arizona. Applicant or member of their immediate family must be a member of San Tan CU. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Due Friday, April 11, 2014.
The ASU College Attainment Grant Program will provide tuition and fees to qualifying students for up to eight, full-time, consecutive fall and spring semesters as long as students continue to meet eligibility criteria and maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.You must demonstrate a total annual family income of $42,400 or less on the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) The ASU College Attainment Grant program will close when available funds have been exhausted. Those who submit the FAFSA after May 1 will be awarded based on the availability of funds, however meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program . May 1, 2014 - Students must submit their FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee). June 1, 2014 - Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification. There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.
The Obama Scholars Program at ASU is a scholarship/grant program. You must demonstrate a total annual family income of $42,400 or less on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Obama Scholars Program will be closed for the year when program funds have been exhausted. Please refere to the link below for program details.
The EAA’s Scholarship Program encourages, recognizes and supports excellence among those studying the technologies and the skills of aviation. These annual scholarships help outstanding students, who demonstrate financial need, to accomplish their goals. Scholarship applicants must be involved in school and community activities, as well as aviation activities. There are two websites to check out:http://www.eaa.org/support/scholarships.aspYou may also find internship information on this link:http://www.youngeagles.org/programs/scholarships/Deadlines Vary!
The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually. The application process is entirely on line and students may apply for as many scholarships as they feel fits their needs. To apply a student will create a scholarship account and will be guided through each step of the application on line. Due dates vary.
The PAF Student Scholarship is designed for a senior high school athlete who intends to attend a university, college, or two-year institution that does not provide athletic scholarships. The Scholarship rewards high school athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assists them in achieving their career goals. Essay, Coach's nomination, application and transcript required. Hamilton can choose one male and one female athlete . Deadline to turn in your application to Mrs. Lytle is Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
Students - Make sure you are checking out all scholarships available from the school you will/may be attending! This site contains University of Arizona Scholarships along with other private donor scholarships. MUST have your signin information for The University of Arizona to enter the site.
Rutgers is offering a $20,000 a year scholarship to 3 students from CUSD or Gilbert Public Schools, to the College of Arts and Sciences. Scholarship to a different College can be discussed. Merit based. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA for it to renew annually. Students may also stack additional Rutgers merit based scholarships. These are competitive merit awards. Most past scholarship awardees were in the top 10% of their high school graduating class, with many in the top 5%; most had A or A- high school grade-point averages and most had combined SAT’s of at least1950 or an ACT of 30 or higher. Out-of-state students are eligible. You must contact Mrs. Lytle in the Career Center after you have applied, should you wish to be considered for the $20,000 scholarship. High school performance, Cumulative class rank, Strength of the student's academic program (evidenced by the number of academic, honors or advanced placement courses completed) SAT and/or ACT scores. Deadline to apply to Rutgers is Dec. 1.
HSF Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to Hispanic seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher and have plans to enroll full time in a degree seeking program at a two or four year college.. Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline: multiple scholarships - each with their own deadline. Click on the link below and check them all out! Some deadlines are as early as 12/15/13!! Hurry and check out this website!
Senior student must be citizen or legal resident of US, plan to enroll full time in a two or four year college by Fall 2014, and are ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities. The following information is needed for application; list of involvement in school and community activities, list of work experience, and the details of your outstanding achievement. 300 students will receive a $2,000 scholarship award in the country. Deadline is February 1, 2014 but they will only accept the first 10,000 scholarship applications.
All students in high school ages 14 and up and eligible. Must be a US Citizen. Winner based on the following: 1. Overall aesthetic appeal, quality of execution, creativity and originality, successful incorporation of design elements, appropriateness as use as a greating card, Attractiveness to The Gallery Collection’s corporate and consumer customers, Suitability as a design in Prudent’s Gallery Collection greeting card line. 1 - $1,000 scholarship, 1 - $10,000 scholarship. Postmarked deadline is January 15, 2014.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is sponsoring a student essay contest. "Freedom in Academia" is a student essay contest for high school juniors and seniors. Write an indepth essay answering the prompt: Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities?, specifically citing the cases featured in two short FIRE documentaries (see website for name of documentaries). $10,000 first place; $5000 second place; $1000 third place. Due January 31, 2014.
The Arizona Community Foundationis the largest private provider of scholarships in Arizona. The scholarship season for 2014 is just beginning to open up. Watch this website through April 2014 for announcements of scholarship programs open for application. There are FOUR+ pages of scholarships on this site!!! Deadlines vary.
The scholarship will recognize American Indian youth who demonstrate exemplary achievement in academics, community service, leadership, and who exemplifies American Indian cultural participation. The goal of the AIEA Student Scholarship is to promote college and career readiness, encourages, and support students as they develop into scholars and prepare to engage in important careers as adults. Available for 7-12 grade students. Must have minimum GPA of 2.0. Deadline January 3, 2014.
Student must be a senior and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four year college, university, professional school or vocational-technical school in the Fall of 2014. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and be in good standing in the community. Recipients will be selected based on financial need, community service and essay responses.
Seniors must be of chinese decent. This scholarship is based on scholastic/academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and need of financial aid. This year they will offer 4 scholarships in the amount of $650 each. . Deadline March 22, 2014.
77. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority- Phoenix Metro Alumnae Chapter
The Farwest Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., will award a Regional Scholarship to an Outstanding African-American/black heritage student. The minimum GPA is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Two letters of recommendation are required. They would like to see your list of community service and extracurricular activities. A personal statement of at least 500 words, is required. Amount of scholarship depends on their fundraising this year but will be between $500-$2000. Student may attend any 4-year college or university for this scholarship. Deadline is January 17, 2014.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is 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. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. Due Date May 26, 2014.