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Flagstaff Scholarships and National Scholarships for HS Students

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									Fall and Spring Semester General Scholarships


Scholarship: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Source: Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants
Eligibility: Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have
the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their
award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and
mailing address with their submissions. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school
juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary
institution. Eligible ages are between 16 and 30. To apply for this scholarship you will need to
write an essay on the supplied topic found on the website.
Value: $1,000
Contact: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
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Deadline: June 19

Scholarship: A.C.E. Award
Source: National Exchange Club
Eligibility: High school senior who has made a dramatic change in their attitude and
performance sometime during their high school years. Possible difficulties could include physical,
language, child abuse, delinquency or substance abuse.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office
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Deadline: January 15

Scholarship: AEMP Foundation Scholarship
Source: Sponsored by AEMP
Eligibility: Do you enjoy taking things apart and problem-solving to put them back together? If
so, then you might think about a career as a heavy equipment technician. The Association of
Equipment Management Professionals Foundation offers thousands of dollars to students
attending qualified schools offering a two year, diesel technician program. Don’t miss out on this
great opportunity to build a career around something you love.
Value: $2,000
Contact: 970-384-0510 www.aemp.org click on Foundation
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Deadline: May 1 of each year

Scholarship: AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Source: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Eligibility: United States citizenship or permanent residence. Plan to enter an accredited four-
year college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline. Be currently enrolled in a
public, independent, parochial, military or other high school in the United States (if not currently
enrolled, please explain extenuating circumstances). Submit all required materials post-marked
by the application deadline. This scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for college-bound
students to give thoughtful consideration to the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on their own lives
and others in their family and community. Students are required to submit an autobiography and
write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay.
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Value: $5,000 for 1 place, $500 2 place, $250 for 3
Contact: www.afateens.org/about_new.html
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Deadline: February 15 of each year




Scholarship: General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
Source: Air Force Aid Society
Eligibility: Graduating senior with a parent who is an active duty or retired member of the US Air
Force. Must plan to enroll as a full time undergraduate student for the following fall semester. For
a list of procedures, required eligibility documentation and application see the website below.
Value: $2,000 that is eligible for renewal by maintaining 2.0 GPA and promotion in grade level
Contact: To download an application go to: http://www.afas.org/Education/ArnoldEdGrant.cfm
Deadline: March 12th


Scholarship: American Legion National President’s Scholarship
Source: American Legion Auxiliary
Eligibility: Candidates for this award shall be daughters, step-daughters, sons, or step-sons,
grandsons or granddaughters of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates
for membership in The American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year of high school.
Applicant must complete fifty (50) hours of volunteer service within the community, verified in
writing by the recipient organization(s). Four letters of recommendation are required. An original
article consisting of no more than 1,000 words (typed, double-spaced) on a specified topic listed
on the website.
Value: $2500
Contact: Application at http://www.legionaux.org/Scholarships/NationalPresident/index.aspx
Phoenix office:602-241-1080
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Deadline: March 1 of each year

Scholarship: American Legion /Oratorical Contest
Source: American Legion
Eligibility: Must be citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and enrolled in High
School. Deliver a prepared oration based on some phase of the US Constitution
Value: Ranges from $1500 to $18,000 based on place in state and national contest
Contact: Mike Buss 317-630-1249 http://www.legion.org/oratorical/contacts
Deadline: based on date on state competition

Scholarship: American Fire Sprinkler Association High School Senior Scholarship
Source: American Fire Sprinkler Association
Eligibility: The AFSA Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors in the United States
who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school in the United
States. The scholarship is not based on financial need. Relatives of AFSA staff or board
members may not enter. All applicants must read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" about automatic fire
sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test. For each question answered correctly,
students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten $2,000 scholarships.
Value: $2,000
Contact: www.afsascholarship.org/
Deadline: May 3


Scholarship: American Fire Sprinkler Second Chance Scholarship
Source: American Fire Sprinkler Association
Eligibility: Open to anyone who has graduated high school or equivalency and wants to purse
college degree or trade school education. The scholarship is not based on financial need.
Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter. All applicants must read the "Fire
Sprinkler Essay" about automatic fire sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test. For
each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of five
$1,000 scholarships.
Contact: www.afsascholarship.org/
Deadline: entries accepted from May 11- August 25
Scholarship: Andrew Lee McFadden Scholarship
Source: Endowed by the McFadden Family
Eligibility: At least a 3.0 GPA; participate in drama or music at Flagstaff High School; hard
working student. Prepare a short essay of what you intend to study while in college as well as
why you feel you are a good candidate for this scholarship. Please include your resume, recent
high school transcript and where you will be attending college.
Value: One award of $750
Contact: High School counseling office
Deadline: see counseling office

Scholarship: All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program
Source: All-Ink.com
Eligibility: Students who apply must be a United States citizen or permanent resident with a
minimum 2.5 GPA. Students applying are required to complete the simple online application
which includes a 50 to 200 word essay about who has had the greatest impact on your life, and a
50 to 200 word essay on what you hope to achieve in your personal / professional life after
completing college.
Value: up to $5,000
Contact: www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx
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Deadline: December 31

Scholarship: AMS Freshmen Undergraduate Scholarships
Source: American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Eligibility: The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman
Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage
study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold
permanent resident status. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college in the fall
as a full-time student and plan to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or
hydrologic sciences. Students eligible to apply for both the AMS Minority Scholarship Program
and the AMS Freshman Scholarship Program may apply to both programs, but may only accept
one AMS scholarship.
Value: $5,000 for first two years of college
Contact: http://ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/freshundergradscholarhip.html
Deadline: February 11

Scholarship: AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships
Source: American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Eligibility: The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Minority Scholarships help support
underrepresented populations in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and
Black/African American students, who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related
oceanic and hydrologic sciences.
Value: $6,000 for two nine month periods during freshman and sophomore year
Contact: http://ametsoc.org/amsstudentinfo/scholfeldocs/industryminorityscholarship.html
Deadline: February 11

Scholarship: AnyCollege.com Scholarship
Source: AnyCollege.com
Eligibility: The Any College.com scholarship program is open to all students planning to enroll
for the first time in a post-secondary school program. Such post-secondary school program must
be at an accredited college or university. Scholarship winners must enroll in the qualified
educational institution of his or her choice and subsequently maintain such enrollment throughout
the applicable school year. Scholarship applications must be complete and accurate to the best of
applicant's knowledge and belief. Entry requires completion of a survey
Value: $2,000
Contact: https://www.anycollege.com/scholarship.cfm
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Deadline: Drawings held following December 31 , March 31 , June 30 and September 30

Scholarship: Arizona Board of Regents High Honors Tuition Waiver Scholarship
Source: Arizona Department of Education
Eligibility: Students must complete all 16 Core Competency Courses by graduation with a B or
better in each course. Students must meet at least one of the following academic requirements:
Option 1 - GPA: Cumulative GPA of 3.5 on an unweighted 4.0 scale. Option 2 - Class Rank:
Student is in the top 5% of high school graduating class upon graduation. Students must meet
at least one of the following assessment options: Option 1: EXCEED Standards on all 3 of
the AIMS Tests. Option 2: EXCEED Standards on 2 of the AIMS Tests and MEET Standards
on 1 of the AIMS Tests. Additionally, they would either need to receive at least a score of 3 on
two Advanced Placement tests or a score of at least 4 on two International Baccalaureate
exams. Award is for one year and could be renewed for up to 3 more based on university criteria.
Value: Full tuition waiver at ASU, NAU or U of A
Contact: High School counseling office
Deadline: June 30

Scholarship: Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation
Source: The Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation
Eligibility: Be a legal resident of Arizona. A high school senior at the time of application. Must be
pursuing studies in topics directly related to the livestock industry. Criteria include high scholastic
achievements, financial need and ranching or farming experience.
Value: Varies
Contact: High School counseling office
Deadline: March 15

Scholarship: Arizona College Access Aid Program (ACAA)
Source: Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Eligibility: ACAAP is designed to assist sophomore, junior or senior students with substantial
financial need (PELL eligible), who are seeking an associate or baccalaureate degree at any
regionally or nationally accredited institution. Funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-
served basis at the time of application completion. Maximum award is $2,000. Funds can be
applied toward any educational expense documented in the student's Cost of Attendance (COA)
at their institution. Please note that students may apply for both the ACAAP and SLEAP
programs, but due to funding limitations a student will only receive funds from one program.
Students must reapply each year for the grants as they are not automatically renewable.
Value: up to $2,000
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/ACAAP_Grant.html
Deadline: coincides with FAFSA deadlines

Scholarship: Arizona Community Foundation
Source: Multiple
Eligibility: ACF is the largest private provider of scholarships in Arizona. ACF awards
scholarships to well over 1,000 students annually from its 80 scholarship funds to help them
pursue higher education.
Value: varies
Contact: www.azfoundation.org/scholarships/ACFArtsPage.shtml
Deadline: varies

Scholarship: Arizona Education and Training Voucher
Source: Arizona Department of Economic Security
Eligibility: The program is intended to assist foster youth and former foster youth with expenses
related to education or training programs. Young adults must have been in foster care at the age
of 16 or 17 and must enroll in a post-secondary program recognized by the Arizona Department
of Education. Young adults may receive financial assistance until they reach the age of 21.
However, if a young adult is in a recognized program at the time of the 21st birthday, they may
continue receiving assistance for that program until they reach the age of 23. Financial assistance
(ETV) is based on need. The application process considers all your school or training expenses
(including your living expenses) and all your income and financial resources. You must have a
financial need in order to receive an ETV.
Value: varies
Contact: https://www.azdes.gov/main.aspx?menu=150&id=1790 602-542-1356
Deadline: varies


Scholarship: Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation Scholarship
Source: AFFCF
Eligibility: An applicant must be a current or former permanent ward of the State of Arizona and
must be enrolled at or accepted into a school, college, course of study, or other educational
program. AFFCF’s primary criterion is that the student-applicant had been a ward of the State of
Arizona when they turned 18 years of age. Greater consideration is given to those applicants who
have aged-out and spent more than two years in the foster care system. Scholarship funds are
given out on a first come, first served basis, giving preference to those students applying to renew
their current AFFCF scholarships.
Value: renewable amounts of $1,000 per semester for vocational and community college
programs; or $2,500 per semester for university
Contact: 480-838-9300 tcs@shankerlaw.net http://www.affcf.org/
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Deadline: August 20 for the fall and January 22 for the spring

Scholarship: Walt Nicoson Memorial Annual Youth Scholarship
Source: Arizona Elk Society
Eligibility: Students must be Arizona residents and graduating high school seniors with plans to
attend an accredited college. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. A copy
of the student’s transcript from high school is required. Students must support and actively
participate in the preservation of hunting. A copy of the student’s current hunting license is
required. Students must be a current member of the Arizona Elk Society. Students must be
involved in school or community activities supporting conservation and/or leadership positions
within the community (FFA, scouting, 4-H, student council, and more). Students must submit an
essay describing why wildlife conservation is important to them. In addition, the autobiography
must provide evidence that the student is committed to wildlife conservation. Three letters of
recommendation are required. These letters of recommendation may not be from family
members.
Value: $1,000 and $750
Contact: www.arizonaelksociety.org/youthactivities.html
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Deadline: January 18

Scholarship: Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship Program
Source: Dairy Council of Arizona
Eligibility: Candidate must be an Arizona resident. High school senior eligible for the following
fall term must accepted and enroll at an Arizona university as a full time student (12 credits or
more). Our program coincides with the football season at Arizona's three universities. Three
finalists will be drawn each week, one from each post office box . Each entry must include your
name, address and phone number, and a nutrition information panel from any size carton of milk
(copies accepted) along with a paragraph (not to exceed 150 words) stating why you need milk,
along with a milk mustache picture of yourself (copies not accepted) be creative! One entry per
envelope (please include return address on envelope). Enter as often as you wish (no purchase
necessary).
Value: $10,000, $7,000, and $5,000
Contact: High School counseling office or Colleen at (480) 966-7211 extension 231
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Deadline: August 24 through November 3
Scholarship: Arizona Private School Association Scholarship Award Program
Source: The Arizona Private School Association
Eligibility: Scholarships are for graduating students from Arizona, who are planning on attending
a private or technical post-secondary school. The student will be required to complete an essay
and also will need to see their counselor to receive an application. One winner will be selected
for each high school in Arizona. The schools are responsible for determining recipients.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office www.arizonapsa.org/scholarships.htm
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Deadline: April 30

Scholarship: Arizona Private Postsecondary Education Student Assistance Program
Source: Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Eligibility: The Arizona Private Postsecondary Education Student Financial Assistance Program (PFAP)
is a student-centered need-based grant (forgivable loan) designed to financially support and encourage
Arizona community college graduates to attend a private postsecondary baccalaureate degree granting
institution in Arizona. The maximum grant is $2,000 per year for up to two years and qualified expenses
are limited to tuition, books, and fees. The funds must be repaid to the State if the student fails to achieve a
bachelor's degree within three years.
Value: up to $2,000
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/PFAP_Grant.html
Deadline: coincides with FAFSA deadline

Scholarship: Arizona PTA Scholarship Program
Source: The Arizona PTA
Eligibility: The Arizona PTA has established the Scholarship Program for the major purpose of
aiding able students who have the desire and potential to attend college. A second purpose is to
dramatize the need in Arizona for a higher education beyond high school for our citizens. This
scholarship program is for Arizona residents who plan to attend a NCA accredited AZ community
college, college or university. Requires a 3.0 QPA on a 4 point scale.
Value: $500 per semester for up to 4 years
Contact: http://azpta.org/ 602-279-1811
Deadline: February 15th

Scholarship: Arizona School Counselors Association High School Student Scholarship
Source: Arizona School Counselors Association
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior attending a public or private secondary school in the
state of Arizona. Must be a permanent resident of the state of Arizona and must plan to attend a
post-secondary institution during the following academic year.
Value: $1,000
Contact::www.azsca.org/recognition.htm
Deadline: applications accepted from September until December 31st

Scholarship: Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Source: Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and a U.S. citizen, U.S. national,
permanent resident or citizen of the Freely Associated States. Be a first time incoming college
student in the Fall of 2010. Be enrolled full-time in a two or four year accredited program. Have a
minimum GPA of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for financial aid and submit letter of
recommendation. Other scholarships are also listed at
http://apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_list.html
Value: $2500-5000 to over 200 incoming college students
Contact: www.apiasf.org
Deadline: January 18th

Scholarship: Association for Career and Technical Education Arizona Scholarship
Source: Association for Career and Technical Education Arizona
Eligibility: The ACTEAZ Scholarship applicant shall be a student who is enrolled in a recognized
career and technical education program at the high school (from Funding Priority List) or post-
secondary level (may include CTE teacher preparation program). A member of ACTE AZ who
teaches in the program in which the student is enrolled must recommend the applicant. Applicant
is required to type or word process all of the information on the application form.
Value: one time award of $500 to $2,500
Contact: www.acteaz.org
Deadline: February 27th

Scholarship: AXA Achievement Scholarship
Source: In association with U.S. News & World Report and managed by Scholarship America
Eligibility: Fifty-two (52) scholarship recipients, known as AXA Achievers, will be selected – one
from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. AXA Achievers often achieve
conventional feats in unconventional ways. For instance, they may have managed to improve
attendance and academic record while working to help their family financially. Or, an AXA
Achiever may be the aspiring scientist who developed a program for elementary age children to
learn about basic chemistry. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident; plan to enroll in an
accredited two or four year college or university by fall 2006; demonstrate ambition and self-drive
as evidenced by outstanding achievement in an activity in school, the community, or the
workplace.
Value: One time state award of $10,000 and eligibility for 1 of 10 national $25,000 awards
Contact: www.axa-achievement.com
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Deadline: December 15

Scholarship: Ayn Rand Noval Essay Contest
Source: The Ayn Rand Institute
Eligibility: Read either novel by Ayn Rand novels The Fountainhead or Atlas Shrugged and
answer topic questions related to them that will be submitted online. Essay must be
submitted online or postmarked by April 26 & September 10.
Value: Cash awards vary from $10,000 to $50
Contact: www.aynrand.org/contests
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Deadline: April 25 & September 10th

Scholarship: Bennington Young Writers Award Competition
Source: Bennington College
Eligibility: The Bennington Young Writers Competition was established in 1999 to encourage a
love of reading and writing amongst high school students. Bennington College regards writing as
a serious academic endeavor and the College hopes to affirm this commitment through the
Awards program. Each year, Bennington invites students in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade to
submit their original writing for the Bennington Young Writers Competition. Students submit one
of the following: poetry (a group of three poems), fiction (a short story or one-act play), nonfiction
(a personal or academic essay).
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Value: 1 place $500 and 2 place $250 in each category
Contact: www.bennington.edu/go/news/young-writers-competition
Deadline: November 1st

Scholarship: Best Buy @ 15 Scholarship
Source: Best Buy Children's Foundation
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or
vocational school in the fall of 2010. Scholarships are awarded to students who volunteer time to
their communities, excel in academics, and participate in extra curricular activities. The
application must be completed electronically on-line; no paper applications will be accepted.
Value: 100 scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to students one time in grades 9-12. Award will
be issued upon high school graduation and enroll as a full time undergraduate student
Contact: www.bestbuy.com/scholarships,
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: Big Sun Scholarship
Source: Big Sun Organization
Eligibility: 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. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary
institute. Please send us a short essay answering the following question:
How has your participation in sports affected the person you are becoming?
Value: multiple $500 awards are given at the discretion of the scholarship committee
Contact: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com www.bigsunathletics.com/
Deadline: June 24

Scholarship: Blavin Scholarship
Source: Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
Eligibility: A Blavin Scholar, identified through the AFFCF Scholarship Program, will be funded at
$5,000 per semester at the outset of their application and acceptance. For example, based on a four-year
degree program, an incoming freshman will be funded under the Blavin Scholarship at $40,000 for a span
of eight semesters. The Blavin Scholarship will augment the current AFFCF scholarship funding for an
identified recipient. Applicants must be current of former foster children who have demonstrated leadership
and academic promise. They should be preparing to graduate from an Arizona high school with a 2.5 GPA
and plan on attending a post secondary school.
Value: $5,000 per semester for up to eight semesters
Contact: 480-838-9300 tcs@shankerlaw.net www.affcf.org
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Deadline: August 20 for the fall and January 22 for the spring


Scholarship: Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Academic Scholarships
Source: The Boy Scouts of America and the National Eagle Scout Association
Eligibility: Be an Eagle Scout and received credentials from the national office. Be a graduating
high school senior. Provide official high school transcript. Have an SAT score of at least 1090
and/or ACT score of 26. Demonstrate leadership ability in scouting and a strong record of
participation in activities outside of scouting. Provide one signed recommendation letter from a
volunteer or professional Scout Leader who knows the applicant personally.
Value: multiple awards of $3000
Contact: www.nesa.org/scholarships.html
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Deadline: January 31

Scholarship: Boy Scouts of America Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarships
Source: The Boy Scouts of America and the National Eagle Scout Association
Eligibility: Be an Eagle Scout and received credentials from the national office. Be a graduating
high school senior. Demonstrate leadership ability in scouting and a strong record of participation
in activities outside of scouting. Provide one signed recommendation letter from a volunteer or
professional Scout Leader who knows the applicant personally.
Value: four $20,000 scholarships (payable at $5,000 per year) and one $48,000 scholarship (up
to $12,000 payable for four years)
Contact: www.nesa.org/scholarships.html
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Deadline: January 31

Scholarship: Burger King Scholars Program
Source: Burger King Have it Your Way Foundation
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or
vocational school in the fall semester. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Works an average of at
least 10 hours per week, for 40 weeks per year. Demonstrates participation in community service
and/or co-curricular activities. Demonstrates financial need.
Value: $1,000 awards determined by funding for current year
Contact: http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html
Deadline: February 1st

Scholarship: Coca-Cola Scholar’s Program
Source: local Coca-Cola Bottler
Eligibility: Seniors at secondary schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility
requirements may apply for one of 250 four-year merit-based scholarships. High school seniors,
who have not yet graduated, must submit initial applications between August 1 and October 31 of
his/her senior year in high school. Student must be a CURRENT high school or home-school
senior anticipating graduation from a school or program in the United States during the academic
year in which application is made; a U.S. Citizen; U.S. National; U.S. Permanent Resident;
Temporary Resident (legalization program); Refugee; Asylee; Cuban-Haitian Entrant; or
Humanitarian Parolee; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary
institution; carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of your junior year of high school.
Value: 50 four-year $20,000 awards and 200 four-year $10,000 awards
Contact: www.coca-colascholars.org 800-306-2653 scholars@na.ko.com
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Deadline: October 31

Scholarship: Coconino County Farm Bureau & Cattle Grower’s Scholarship
Source: Coconino County Farm Bureau & Cattle Grower’s
Eligibility: Student must be enrolled or accepted as an undergraduate full time student. Have a
minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must be a dependent or employee of a Coconino County Farm
Bureau AG member. Student must submit a letter of intent, 2 letters of recommendation and
respond to an essay question.
Value: $1,000
Contact: http://azfb.org/programs/scholarships/
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Deadline: June 15 2009

Scholarship: C.T. Dickson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Source: Phoenix Lions Club
Eligibility: Open to Arizona high school seniors planning to attend any form of post secondary
education; vocational, technical or college/university. Student must have a documented physical
disability or impairment.
Value: $800
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office
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Deadline: April 1

Scholarship: CU Succeed Scholarship
Source: Arizona Central Credit Union
Eligibility: 2008 graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher Must be a
primary member of Arizona Central Credit Union in good standing Must be accepted to and plan
on attending full time (12 credit hours minimum for both semesters) an accredited college,
university, community college, or technical/trade school in Arizona. Required are two letters of
recommendation and an essay
Value: Two awards of $2,000 each that are renewable for up to 4 years
Contact: visit your local branch www.azcentralcu.org/whatsnew/whatsnew.html#cu_scholarship
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Deadline: May 15

Scholarship: Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Source: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Eligibility: Any student from any grade level under 18 years of age as of October 1.. Be a U.S.
citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the
United States. Davidson Fellows Award is to recognize outstanding achievements of young
people who can demonstrate the development of their talents with a significant piece of work.
Areas of recognition are: science, technology, mathematics, the humanities and individuals who
have “Out of the Box” ideas. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of significant work.
Significant work is an accomplishment that experts in the field recognize as significant and has
the potential to make a positive contribution to society.
Value: $10,000, $25,000, and $50,000
Contact: http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
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Deadline: March 3

Scholarship: DEKALB AG Youth Scholarship
Source: DEKALB WingWear Apparel Line
Eligibility: Available to both high school and collegiate students who are pursuing agricultural-
related degrees and demonstrate strong leadership skills and community involvement. FFA
membership is not required to be eligible for the scholarship program.
Value: 10 scholarships worth $2500 each
Contact: http://www.monsanto.com/responsibility/youth/scholarship.asp
Deadline: February 15th

Scholarship: Discover Card Tribute Award
Source: Discover Financial Services
Eligibility: Any current high school junior who meets the following qualifications is eligible: Is
enrolled in an accredited public or private high school in the United States. Has a minimum 2.75
cumulative grade point average. Demonstrates accomplishments in community service and
leadership and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge. Can be used for any type of post
secondary education or training.
Value: Up to 10 scholarships of $40,000 each
Contact: http://www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship.shtml
Deadline: February 8th

Scholarship: D.R.E.A.M.S. Scholarship Fund
Source: Leona and Joe Joyce Family
Eligibility: Open to high school minority seniors. GPA of at least 2.5. Planning on attending an
accredited two or four year college or university, community college or trade school. Financial
need. Demonstrates exemplary civic/community conduct and behavior, wholesome community
participation and responsibility. Three letters of recommendation.
Value: Varies
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office for application
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Scholarship: Dr. Seuss’s OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO College Scholarship Program
Source: Random House, Inc.
Eligibility: You must be a high school senior. Your original literary composition must be
submitted in personal essay/memoir format. All submissions must be typed, double-spaced, and
no longer than one page (500 words) with a minimum font size of 12 points. Include your name
and the title of your entry at the top of your submission. No handwritten entries. No photos or
drawings.
Value: one scholarship worth $5,000
Contact: http://origin-www.seussville.com/ohtheplaces/
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Source: Elks National Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants will be judged on financial need, leadership and scholarship. Any high
school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be
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related to a member of the Elks. It is required that SAT or ACT be taken by October 15 in the
application year. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications
are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Applications must advance through local,
district and state competition to reach the national competition. Applications MUST be turned into
the local Flagstaff Elks Lodge. 2101 N. San Francisco St. Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Value: Varies from $1,000 to $15,000 for four years
Contact: www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Deadline: November 2nd

Scholarship: Elks Legacy Award Scholarship
Source: Elks National Foundation
Eligibility: Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk
who joined the order on or before April 1, 2007, or a charter member of a Lodge that was
instituted on or after April 1, 2007, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member
through March 31, 2010. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. The applicant must be a high
school senior. Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test or the American College Test by
December 31, 2009.
Value: Up to 250 awards $1,000 renewable for four years
Contact: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm
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Scholarship: Early Graduation Scholarship Grant (EGSG) Program
Source: Arizona Commission for Post Secondary Education
Eligibility: Students who graduate from a high school or charter school at least one semester
early and enroll full time at an eligible postsecondary institution may receive up to $1,500; and
students who graduate at least one year early may receive up to $2,000. Applicants must be a
resident of Arizona, achieve a passing score on the AIMS test, and enroll in at least half-time in a
regionally or nationally accredited Arizona postsecondary institution or vocational program (at
least 8 months in length). *funding currently suspended for new applicants*
Value: $1500 for graduating one semester early or $2000 for graduating a year early
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/EGSG_Grant.html
Deadline: non identified


Scholarship: ESA Foundation Scholarship
Source: Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation
Eligibility: A senior high school student who will be an incoming college freshman student who
ranks in the upper 25% of his/her graduating class OR have a minimum GPA of 3.0, OR a
minimum score of ACT 22 / SAT 950. A student may only apply for 3 scholarships that are
available by their state. There is a $5 processing fee to apply for these scholarships.
Value: Varies
Contact: www.esaintl.com/esaf/scholarship_application2009.html
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Deadline: February 1

Scholarship: First Credit Union Imagine the Possibilities College Scholarship
Source: Sponsored by First Credit Union
Eligibility: All applicants must be a First Credit Union primary member in good standing when the
application is submitted. Be a graduating Arizona high school senior. Enroll in a full-time course of
study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational school in Arizona.
Value: $500
Contact: local branch or High School counseling office for application
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Scholarship: Flinn Scholarship
Source: The Flinn Foundation
Eligibility: FlinnScholars must: Rank in the top 5 percent of their graduating class; Attain
at least a 3.5 grade-point average; Score a minimum 29 on the ACT or 1300 on the SAT I
(critical reading and math sections only); Participate and demonstrate leadership in a
variety of extracurricular activities; Be U.S. citizens; Be residents of Arizona for the two
years prior to entering the university.
Value: Full cost of attendance to ASU U of A or NAU plus study abroad experience and other
benefits
Contact: 602-744-6802 fscholars@flinn.org www.flinnscholars.org
Deadline: Mid October
Scholarship: Floyd Willett Memorial Scholarship
Source: Willett Family
Eligibility: Senior at Flagstaff High School. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has
participated fully in high school academics, in athletics, in extra-curricular activities and in the
support of their community. Write a letter to the Willett Family describing your future educational
and career plans, any financial need you may have and detailing school and community activities
you have participated in. Include the name of the institution which you plan to attend.
Value: $1,500
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office
Deadline: April

Scholarship: Foster Care to Success Scholarship
Source: Orphan Foundation of America
Eligibility: Applicants must have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their
18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon
the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the
age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship, be enrolled in or
accepted into an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level, have been in
foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.
Value: $1,500
Contact: http://orphan.org/index.php?id=30
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Deadline: Applications accepted from January 1 through March 31


Scholarship: Future Farmer’s of America
Source: numerous agricultural businesses through the National FFA Foundation
Eligibility: Current FFA member, unless otherwise stated, high school senior or currently
enrolled in college. Scholarships are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and
higher education plans. Different awards may be used at colleges, universities and post
secondary agricultural programs. The selection process takes into account the whole student -
FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community
service, leadership skills and academics.
Value: Varies
Contact: www.ffa.org/programs/scholarships/index.html
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: Gates Millennium Scholars
Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Eligibility: Students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific
Islander American or Hispanic American. Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the
United States. Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.00 scale (un-weighted) at the time
of nomination. Will be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as full-time, degree seeking
freshmen in the Fall of 2010. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in
community service, extracurricular or other activities, and Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility
criteria. Have all three required forms (Nominee Personal Information Form, Nominator Form, and
Recommender Form) completed and submitted by the deadline.
Value: Full cost of post secondary education
Contact: 1-877-690-4677 www.gmsp.org
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Scholarship: George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Source: Sons of the American Revolution
Eligibility: This contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal
aliens. Contestants shall be attending public, parochial, or private high schools (including
accredited home schools). The contest is conducted in three [two] phases: local (Chapter)[Not
used in all locations.], state (State Society) and National. The contest is for an original researched
and proven topic written in English. The topic of the essay shall deal with: an event, person,
philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence,
or the framing of the United States Constitution. The essay must have a minimum of 800 words
and not exceed 1,000 words excluding title page, footnotes, bibliography, and biography.
Value: State Awards $300, $75, and $50; National Awards $2,000 $1,000 and $500
Contact: Bob B. Alling (602) 944-8811 rballingII@aol.com www.sar.org/youth/knight.html
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Deadline: December 31

Scholarship: Gil Corona Memorial Scholarship
Source: Flagstaff’s Sheriff’s Posse, Inc.
Eligibility: Senior at Flagstaff High School. Submit one paragraph on each of the following
topics: I feel I need or deserve a scholarship because and I hope my future endeavors will
include.
Value: Varies
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office for application
Deadline: Spring

Scholarship: Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship
Source: Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation
Eligibility: Parents and/or legal guardians of the students applying must have, or had, a career in
the financial services industry. Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling
as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited
college/university in the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need. Students must
have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their
class.
Value: $12,500 per year
Contact: info@GordonRich.org www.gordonrich.org
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Deadline: February 16

Scholarship: Governor Rose Mofford Scholarship Fund
Source: Governor Rose Mofford and Arizona Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who attend school in rural Arizona (outside
Maricopa and Pima Counties). The student must be planning to attend an institution of higher
learning in Arizona. A letter of recommendation must be completed by the high school principal.
Value: $2,500 - $5,000
Contact: www.azfoundation.org/scholarships
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Deadline: March 15

Scholarship: Grand Canyon State Games Essay Contest
Source: Southwestern University
Eligibility: All students who attend school grades K-12 (public, private, charter or home
schooled) for at least 20 days during the school year are eligible to enter the contest. Students
enter by grade level, not by age. Therefore, a student should enter the category that reflects his
or her grade level in school, whether or not the student has been accelerated or has elected not
to advance to the next grade level.
Value: Varies
Contact: 480-517-9700 http://www.gcsg.org/events/essay_contest/index.php
Deadline: January 23rd

Scholarship: Department of Arizona Marine Corps League Scholarship
Source: Department of Arizona Marine Corps League
Eligibility: Must be an American Citizen. Be a high school senior or college student as of
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September in the current school year. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 from 10 & 11
grade. Be a relative of any person who has served their country in the Armed Forces, a relative of
a Marine or member Marine Corps League or any deserving young man or woman seeking
higher education or training. Can be used towards any post secondary education or training.
Value: one scholarship worth $1,000
Contact: www.deptazmcl.org/scholarships.htm
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Deadline: March 31

Scholarship: Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Source: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Eligibility: Must be a high school junior. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.. Be of
Hispanic heritage, which is defined as having at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry. Have a
minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.0. Award categories include Green (for those interested in
Green fields), Education (future teachers), Engineering and Mathematics, Journalism, Science
and Sports.
Value: $2,000 to $5,000
Contact: http://www.hispanicheritage.org/youth_int.php?sec=193
Deadline: Applications available from the end of March through May

Scholarship: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Source: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Numerous scholarship are available for those that are of Hispanic or Latino heritage,
have a minimum a minimum 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid
permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551, plan to enroll in a post secondary institution
to pursue you first undergraduate degree.
Value: varries
Contact: http://www.hispanicheritage.org/youth_int.php?sec=193
Deadline: varies with each individual scholarship

Scholarship: Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest
Source: Holland and Knight Charitable Foundation
Eligibility: This contest is open to all students age 19 and under who meet the following
criteria: (1) are currently enrolled as a high school student in grades 9-12 (including home
schooled students) or are students who are enrolled in a high school equivalency program; AND
(2) are residents of either the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam or who are United
States Citizens living abroad. You must submit an essay of no more than 1,200 words on the
topic outlined in the official rules.
Value: $5,000 & $2,500 scholarships and $50 & $250 cash prizes
Contact: http://holocaust.hklaw.com
Deadline: April 2nd

Scholarship: Horatio Alger Scholarship
Source: The Horatio Alger Association
Eligibility: Enrollment full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation
in the Spring/Summer with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; a
strong commitment to pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution (students may
start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution. Critical
financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred, if higher
explanation must be provided); involvement in co-curricular and community activities;
demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; a minimum grade point
average (GPA) of 2.0; and United States citizenship or permanent resident.
Value: Varies from $2,500 to $20,000
Contact: www.horatioalger.org//scholarships
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Deadline: October 30

Scholarship: Jack Peterson Scholarship
Source: Arizona School Board Association
Eligibility: Seniors graduating from an Arizona high school. Student must enroll in an accredited
Arizona college or university and major in education. Student shall have maintained a high school
record that reflects high academic achievement and regular attendance, sustained participation in
school/community service and respectable leadership and citizenship among peers.
Value: $1,000 to $2,000
Contact: www.azsba.org/static/index.cfm?contentID=256 1-800-238-4701
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Scholarship: Jackie Robinson Scholar
Source: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Eligibility: Seniors graduating from high school who are U.S. citizens, considered a minority,
SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 21, leadership potential and demonstrated financial need.
Complete a 500 word essay. Apply online only. Applications are posted online in October.
Value: up to $7,200
Contact: www.jackierobinson.org scholarships@jackierobinson.org
Deadline: March 15th

Scholarship: James Beard Foundation Scholarship
Source: James Beard Foundation
Eligibility: Seniors graduating from high school who are planning on entering a culinary arts
school in the fall. Students do not need to be legal residents of the United States. Applicants may
apply for four scholarships through this foundation. Letters of recommendation are required as
well as copies of federal tax returns.
Value: Varies
Contact: www.jamesbeard.org/index.php?q=james_beard_scholarships
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Deadline: List is available in April and must apply by May 15

Scholarship: Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship
Source: Kappa Delta Pi Society
Eligibility: High school seniors who will be attending a college or university. Official High School
transcript and resume. Completion of essay on scholarship application, preference given to those
students interested in studying education.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office
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Deadline: May 1 2008

Scholarship: Kiwanis Club of Flagstaff Scholarship
Source: Kiwanis Club of Flagstaff
Eligibility: The Kiwanis Club of Flagstaff will award one scholarship to a Flagstaff High School
student who will be attending Northern Arizona University in Fall 2010. The student should show
potential of succeeding in college but has not qualified for enough financial support to enable him
or her to attend .Student needs to be well rounded in school and civic activities.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office
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Deadline: April 24 2010
Scholarship: The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
Source: UCB Pharma, Inc.
Eligibility: A legal and permanent resident of the United States. An epilepsy patient or a family
member/caregiver of an epilepsy patient. A student who demonstrates academic achievement,
possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school,
and serves as a positive role model. Enrolled in or awaiting enrollment acceptance from a United
States–based institution of higher education.
Value: $5,000
Contact: www.epilepsyadvocate.com/resources/scholarship.aspx
Deadline: April 23rd

Scholarship: Kohl’s Kids Who Care
Source: Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.
Eligibility: Open to children ages 6 through 18 who reside in Kohl’s Department Store
communities and who have not graduated high school as of the application deadline. Kohl’s Store
consumers who nominate children for Kohl’s Kids Who Care must be at least 21 years of age.
Nominees need to have volunteered to their make their community a better place to live.
Value: $1,000 regional or $10,000 national award
Contact: http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp
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Deadline: Nominations accepted from February 1 till March 15

Scholarship: Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program
Source: Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Eligibility: Arizona residents who are attending a participating eligible Arizona postsecondary education
institution as either a full-time or half-time undergraduate or graduate level student and who can
demonstrate financial need are eligible for LEAP awards. Federal funds are provided to match appropriated
state funds supplied by the states on a dollar for dollar basis. Each participating institution, public, or
private provides institutional matching funds which are equal to the amount of funds provided by the State
for the LEAP Program.
Value: between $100 - $2500 per academic year
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/LEAP_Grant.html
Deadline: coincides with FASFA deadline

Scholarship: LeTendre Education Fund
Source: LeTendre Education Fund
Eligibility: The scholarship funds are available to students who are homeless or who have been
homeless during their school attendance, and who have demonstrated average or higher than
average achievement. According to federal law, a person is considered homeless who "lacks a
fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence." This includes people living in shelters, cars,
motels, campgrounds, or places not meant for human habitation, as well as children and youth
who are living with friends or relatives temporarily because they lack permanent housing.
Value: $1,500
Contact: http://www.naehcy.org/letendre_app.html 757.221.7776 or pxpopp@wm.edu
Deadline: January 1- September 17



Scholarship: Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Source: Marine Corps Foundation
Eligibility: Son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve. Son or daughter of a
former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical
Discharge, or who was killed while in the service. Son or daughter of an active duty, reserve, or
former U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or who has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Family gross income must be $82,000 or less. Applicant must be seeking first degree with
minimum 2.0 GPA. You can reapply for up to 4 years. There is no maximum age limit.
Value: varying amounts starting at $500
Contact: www.mcsf.org
Deadline: April 1st

Scholarship: Mathematics/Science Educational Scholarship
Source: Department of Arizona, Marine Corps League
Eligibility: Must be an American Citizen. Be a high school senior or college student as of
September in the current school year. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Student must
show supporting documents that they will be or are pursuing either a mathematics or science
major in an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to a current or former Marine
or the dependent of a current or former Marine.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Scholarship: The McLaren Scholarship
Source: Arizona Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be former foster care youth who are just completing high school who
are Arizona residents and have been accepted to ASU, NAU, or U of A. Students need to be
prepared to succeed in college as reflected in high school GPA and standardized test scores
along with clear career goals for an occupation that requires a college education.
Value: renewable amount of $10,000 per year
Contact: 480-838-9300 tcs@shankerlaw.net http://www.affcf.org/
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Deadline: August 20 for fall applicants and January 22 for springs applicants

Scholarship: Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships
Source: Greater Phoenix MENSA
Eligibility: Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who will be enrolled in
accredited colleges for the following academic year may apply. Students must also live in the
geographic area of a participating Local Group and may only apply to that Local Group.
Applicants must fill out the application form and send it with an essay describing their career,
vocational or academic goals. Essays must be no longer than 550 words and must be submitted
to the participating Local Group where the applicant lives by the application deadline.
Value: $300 to $1,000
Contact: www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships
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Deadline: January 15

Scholarship: MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund
Source: The Army Emergency Relief
Eligibility: Dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted children of Army soldiers on
active duty, retired, or deceased while on active duty or after retirement. The children of Gray
Area Retirees are also eligible. Registered in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System
(DEERS). You can check your status at 800 538-9552. Applicant must be unmarried for the entire
academic year. Under the age of 22 on May 1 preceding the beginning of the academic year
(AY).
Contact: http://www.aerhq.org/education_dependentchildren.asp
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Deadline: March 1

Scholarship: Mickey Witkoff Native American Art Scholarship
Source: Flagstaff Community Foundation
Eligibility: Flagstaff High School student. Grades 9-12, excellence in and commitment to art.
Financial need is not a criterion for selection. Funds may be used for any combination of the
following: tuition for summer art workshop, art classes/instruction or art supplies as needed for
concurrent art instruction.
Value: up to $2,000
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: May 1

Scholarship: Monsanto Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship
Source: Monsanto Company
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors across the U.S. To qualify, a high school senior from a
farm family must have an above-average academic record and plan to enroll as a full-time
student in an agriculture-related academic major at an accredited school. Applicants will be
evaluated on their high school records, standardized test results, extracurricular activities and
personal application essays.
Value: 100 individual scholarships of $1,500
Contact: http://www.monsanto.com/responsibility/youth/scholarship.asp
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: Monsanto Roadrunner Scholarship
Source: Monsanto Company
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors across the U.S. To qualify, a high school senior from a
farm family must have an above-average academic record and plan to enroll as a full-time
student in an agriculture-related academic major at an accredited school.
Value: minimum of 5 individual scholarships of $1,500
Contact: http://www.monsanto.com/responsibility/youth/scholarship.asp
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Scholarship: NALS of Arizona Scholarship Award
Source: NALS of Arizona
Eligibility: High school senior who intends to pursue their education in the legal field. Completed
application includes autobiographical statement, current transcript and letter or recommendation.
Value: $250
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: January 2

Scholarship: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Source: NAACP
Eligibility: The NAACP is a leading advocate of equal access to quality education. In an effort to
promote and ensure higher education opportunities for minority youth, the NAACP offers the
following national scholarships: Earl G. Graves Scholarship, Agnes Jones Scholarship,
Historically Black College & Universities Scholarship Fund, Lillian and Samuel Sutton
Scholarship, Roy Wilkins scholarship, and the Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship. These awards
help eliminate financial difficulties that may hinder students’ higher education goals. Each
scholarship contains its own set of requirements and students are encouraged to apply for each
award that aligns with their eligibility
Value: $1,000-$5,000
Contact: www.naacp.org/youth/scholarships/information/index.htm
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Scholarship: National Chairs Scholarship Program
Source: Chairscholars Inc.
Eligibility: Confined to a wheel chair. Demonstrate financial need Have profound (serious)
physical challenges Have at least a B high school scholastic average Have performed some form
of significant community service or made a significant social contribution Be under the age of 21
and either a high school senior or college freshman Complete a 300-500 word essay Submit
three letters of recommendation Submit their parent’s IRS Form 1040 from the previous year
Submit their SAT and ACT Scores, High School Transcript and Proof of any honors
or awards received.
Value: $20,000
Contact: www.chairscholars.org
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: National Co-Op Scholarship Program
Source: National Commission for Cooperative Education
Eligibility: High school GPA of 3.5 or better. Complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program
application including a one page essay describing why you have chosen to pursue a college
cooperative education program. To qualify for a merit co-op scholarship, students must complete
all the required admissions material and be accepted for the 2009-2010 academic year at one or
more of the eleven NCCE Partner Colleges and Universities listed at the website below.
Value: $6,000 renewable (170 available)
Contact: http://www.co-op.edu/scholarships.htm
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
Source: National Italian American Foundation
Eligibility: Scholarships and grants will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors based on
academic merit and the category they fall under. Category I is for Italian American students who
demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements and is for any area of study.
Category II is for students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language,
Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential
and high academic achievements. All scholarships require a 3.5 GPA. Applicants can reapply in
subsequent years of undergraduate study. Applications can only be submitted online.
Value: $2,000 to $12,000
Contact: www.niaf.org/Scholarships
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Deadline: March 5

Scholarship: National Youth of the Year
Source: National Exchange Club
Eligibility: The scholarship honor outstanding students who have exhibited excellence in
academics and leadership. The recipient serves as a role model to his or her peers, by exhibiting
exceptional scholastic achievement, respect for self and others, and ambitious career goals. The
process for selecting the National Youth of the Year begins at the club level. Exchange Clubs
provide a monthly recognition of outstanding youth in their communities. Each club selects a
Youth of the Year and forwards an application for district judging. District honorees are judged at
the national level for the final selection of the prestigious National Youth of the Year.
Value: $10,000
Contact: Exchange Club of Flagstaff c/o Judy Bippus judybippus@npgcable.com

Scholarship: Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars Program
Source: Nina Scholars Program
Eligibility: The program is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for individuals who
would not normally receive traditional academic scholarships and whose personal commitment
and financial circumstances would preclude their attendance without substantial, long-term
scholarship support. The three program areas include: 1. Adults, ages 25 or older, with
dependents in their household; 2. college-age youths and adults with physical disabilities; and 3.
oung adults, 18–25 years old, who have been deeply involved in the child welfare (foster care)
system and are responsible for their own financial support. The scholarship is awarded to assist
with a student’s cost of attendance at Arizona State University. The scholarship award amount
may vary. Amount awarded is based on an individual student’s “Cost of Attendance” and financial
need determined by ASU & FAFSA. The minimum scholarship award will be $2000 annually.
Value: cost of attendance as determined by FAFSA application, minimum amount of $2,000
Contact: http://ninascholars.asu.edu/portal/ Monica Castaneda (480) 731-8619
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Deadline: April 1
Scholarship: NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
Source: National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation
Eligibility: High school seniors or any student entering his or her freshman year at an accredited,
nonprofit two or four year university, college, or vocational/technical institute. The applicant
should demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. All applicants must be nominated by a
dues-paying member of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
Value: $1,000 to $10,000
Contact: http://www.nfib.com/tabid/347/Default.aspx
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Deadline: December 15

Scholarship: Northern Arizona Watercolor Society Annual Student Art Show Scholarship
Source: Arizona Watercolor Society
Eligibility: High school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.0 must be recommended by an Art
Teacher or Guidance Counselor. Scholarship applicants must submit 3 pieces of their best work
for the Student Art Show.
Value: $500
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Deadline: April 25

Scholarship: PFLAG National Scholarships Program
Source: Sponsored by various corporate and individual donors
Eligibility: Be a graduating high school senior entering higher education for the first time in fall (if
student graduated and took a year off before going to college they are also eligible to apply). Self
identify as either a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender person, or as a supporter of gay, lesbian,
bisexual or transgender people. Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community. Have
applied to an accredited higher education institution in pursuit of either an associate’s degree
leading to transfer credits towards a bachelor’s degree, or a bachelor’s degree program at a four-
year college.
Value: $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000
Contact: http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=370
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Scholarship: Pinewood Property Owners Scholarship
Source: Pinewood Owner’s Association
Eligibility: High school seniors of the Munds Park area, U.S. citizens who wish to attend a two or
four year college, university or approved trade school. Academic performance, including test
scores and high school GPA. Leadership, extracurricular activities, work experience and Munds
Park Community activity involvement.
Value: $1,500
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: April 1

Scholarship: Phi Delta Kappa Educator Scholarship
Source: Phi Delta Kappa International
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors intending to pursue an education career or
undergraduate student who are members of PDK and enrolled in an education program at a
college or university. The criteria used to select scholarship recipients are academic standing,
written essay, letters of recommendation, and leadership activities.
Value: Varies from $500 to renewable awards totaling $5,000 over four years
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: February 1

Scholarship: Postsecondary Education Grant Program
Source: Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Eligibility: The Postsecondary Education Grant (PEG) is a student-centered, non need-based
grant (forgivable loan) designed to financially support and encourage students to attend a private
postsecondary baccalaureate degree granting institution in Arizona. The maximum grant is
$2,000 per year for up to four years and qualified expenses are limited to tuition, books, and fees.
If the student fails to receive a baccalaureate degree within five years from the initial
disbursement date, the funds must be repaid to the State. Funds are awarded to priority students
first (students who have received PEG funds in a previous year) then to initial applicants on a
first-come first-served basis.
Value: Up to $2,000
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/PEG_Grant.html
Deadline: Coincides with FAFSA deadline

Scholarship: Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Source: Prudential Financial
Eligibility: Is in grades 5–12 as of the last weekday in October during the applying year, in any
state or the District of Columbia. Has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly
during the 12 months prior to the date of application. Completes an application form following all
directions carefully, and submits it to a school principal or the head of an officially designated
local organization by the last weekday in October. Must describe an individual community service
activity or an individual's significant leadership in a group activity that has taken place during the
previous year. Must be completed and submitted to a school principal or the head of an officially
designated organization by the last weekday in October. Must be certified by the principal of a
middle-level or high school or the head of an officially designated local organization. These
individuals should review implementation instructions carefully. The application must be turned
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into the counseling office by October 31 and the top student from each high school will be sent
onto the state competition.
Value: $1,000 state award and potential to earn $5,000 national award
Contact: spirit.prudential.com
Deadline: November 1st

Scholarship: QuestBridge
Source: QuestBridge
Eligibility: QuestBridge is a program that links bright, motivated low-income students with
educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges. QuestBridge
seeks students who challenge themselves with the most difficult courses their high schools have
to offer. We partner with some of the best colleges and universities in the country. QuestBridge
finalists must also meet our partner schools' standards of excellence. QuestBridge looks for
students who genuinely love learning and are motivated to succeed in the world of higher
education and beyond, despite such barriers as financial and family circumstances. The College
Match pairs students who would not otherwise be able to afford an elite private education with
full, four-year scholarships at our partner schools. Family income and assets must total less than
$60,000.
Value: Full college scholarship to selected universities
Contact: www.questbridge.org
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Deadline: September 30

Scholarship: Raymond Foundation Career and Technical Education Scholarship
Source: Raymond Foundation
Eligibility: For any Vocational Program Completer who plans on pursuing a post-secondary
education with a community college, trade or vocational school.
Value: $500
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: May 1

Scholarship: Robert Allen Gillis Memorial Scholarship
Source: Gillis Family
Eligibility: For any high school senior in the vocational program who plans on pursuing a post-
secondary education with a community college, trade or vocational school. Has financial need.
Value: $1,000
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: May 1

Scholarship: Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship
Source: Arizona Department of Education
Eligibility: Be a graduating senior from a public or private high school with outstanding academic
achievements or have received a recognized equivalent of a high school diploma (GED). Be a
United States citizen or have evidence from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services that
he or she is a permanent resident. Be a resident of Arizona. Have applied or been accepted for
enrollment at an institution of higher education as a full time student. A limited number of
scholarships will be awarded to AZ high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding
academic achievement and promise of continued success. ONLY TWO STUDENTS FROM
EACH HIGH SCHOOL CAN BE NOMINATED.
Value: $1,500 for 4 years
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: March 24

Scholarship: Ron Brown Scholars Program
Source: Ron Brown Foundation
Eligibility: 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. Current college students are not eligible to apply. 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.
Value: $10,000 renewable for four years
Contact: www.ronbrown.org/Home.aspx
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Deadline: November 1 to be considered for additional scholarships; January 9 otherwise

Scholarship: Ronald McDonald House Charities National Scholarship
Source: Ronald McDonald House Charities
Eligibility: Be a high school senior; be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university
with a full course of study; reside in a participating local Chapter's geographic area.
Value: $1,000
Contact: http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/
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Deadline: February 16

Scholarship: Sam Walton Community Scholarship
Source: Wal-Mart Stores
Eligibility: Not a Wal-Mart associate or immediate relative. Senior, graduating high school in
spring 2010 OR have GED equivalency (see application for details). At least one year a
Permanent Legal Resident. Have proof of SAT or ACT test scores. Can prove financial need by
required documents. Can prove at least a 2.5 Cumulative G.P.A. Application is online only.
Value: $3,000
Contact: www.walmartfoundation.org, click on Education
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Deadline: Applications accepted November 1 – January 28

Scholarship: Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Scholarship Award (SAMMY)
Source: National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board
Eligibility: Eligible student athletes will be required to write an original essay of no more than 75
words about how milk has helped him/her in his/her academics and/or athletics. Applicant must
be a legal resident of the 48 contiguous United States or the District of Columbia, who, as of
November 14, 2009, is enrolled as full-time student in a state-accredited private or public high
school in good standing in grade 12 and who participates in a high school sport or club sport
during the 2009-2010 school year. The criteria for judging is based on: Athletic Excellence (35%);
Academic Achievement (35%); Leadership (15%); Citizenship/Community Service (15%), to
determine the top twenty (25) Applicants for each Region (the “Semi-Finalists”). Application is
online only.
Value: $7,500
Contact: http://www.bodybymilk.com/sammy_scholarship.php
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Deadline: March 6 2009

Scholarship: SAE Engineering Scholarships
Source: Society of Automotive Engineers
Eligibility: Intend to enroll in an engineering program (refer to scholarship descriptors) accredited
by ABET. Be a citizen of the United States (not permanent resident) at the date of application. Be
a high school senior at the time of application (Sept. 1 - Dec. 1). Meet minimum requirements with
regard to grade point average, SAT I Reasoning Test and/or ACT scores as outlined in the
individual requirements of each scholarship. Check website for additional scholarship information.
Value: $400 to $full tuition
Contact: http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/ scholarships@sae.org
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Deadline: December 1

Scholarship: SAME Student Scholarship
Source: Society of American Military Engineers, Phoenix Post
Eligibility: Student must be a US citizen, an Arizona resident and be accepted to an institution of
higher learning in the State of Arizona. Student will need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or
higher. Recommendation is needed from teacher or member of the Phoenix Post. A written
reference letter is also required from a teacher, principle or educational administrator (excluding
guidance counselor).
Value: $1,000 to $100,000
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: May 8

Scholarship: SBO Magazine Music Student Essay Contest
Source: SBO Magazine
Eligibility: 250 words or less. Ten $1,000 scholarships awarded in two categories .Five $1,000
scholarships to students in grades four to eight and five $1,000 scholarships to students in grades
nine through twelve. Equal merchandise prizes contributed by Alfred Publishing, Hershey Fund
Raising, Yamaha Corporation of America and Avedis Zildjian Co. awarded to schools of winning
entrants. Who is eligible: All public and private school students (including home school) in
grades four through twelve. How do I enter: Visit the sbomagazine.com Web site and click on
essay contest 2009.
Value: $1,000
Contact: http://www.sbomagazine.com
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Deadline: December 31

Scholarship: Soroptimist International of Flagstaff Scholarship
Source: Soroptimist Club
Eligibility: Scholarship and service; and financial need. Primary consideration is given to those
students who are "caught in the middle" (unable to qualify for federally funded programs but
unable to finance school entirely on their own).
Value: Awards vary in value between $500 to $1,500. Award amounts are determined by the
scholarship selection committee.
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: March 15 2008

Scholarship: Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership
Source: Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Eligibility: SLEAP is a need-based program designed to assist sophomore, junior and senior
students with substantial financial need (PELL eligible), who are majoring in areas determined to
be critical workforce needs of the State, at any regionally or nationally accredited institution in the
State of Arizona. Funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis at the time of
application completion. Maximum award is $2,000. Funds can be applied toward any educational
expense documented in the student's Cost of Attendance (COA) at their institution. Please note
that students may apply for both the ACAAP and the SLEAP programs, but due to funding
limitations a student will receive funds from one program. Student's must reapply each year for
the grants as they are not automatically renewable.
Value: up to $2,000
Contact: http://www.azhighered.org/SLEAP_Grant.html
Deadline: coincides with FAFSA deadline


Scholarship: Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
Source: National Security Agency
Eligibility: High School Students (applying for Math, Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
or Electrical Engineering): U.S. Citizenship. Minimum SAT/College Board score of 1600 (1100
combined score for critical reading and math and a minimum score of 500 for the writing portion),
or ACT score of 25. GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Demonstrated leadership abilities. Apply
online only.
Contact: http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/stokes.shtml
Value: Full tuition and fees
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Deadline: Applications accepted September 1 - November 30

Scholarship: Student-View Scholarship Program
Source: Student Insights
Eligibility: The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is
open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. Student will need to
complete a 15-20 minute application survey about the colleges in the students’ area.
Contact: http://www.student-view.com/2010_scholarship_map.html
Value:$4,000, $1,000, and $500
Deadline: April 22nd

Scholarship: A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship
Source: Sunkist
Eligibility: Student entering any undergraduate grade level. Must have a background in AZ or CA
agriculture (you or someone in your immediate family must have derived the majority of your/their
income from agriculture), financial need, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on test
scores, essay and references.
Value: average renewable scholarship of $2,000
Contact: http://www.sunkist.com/about/bodine_scholarship.aspx
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Deadline: April 30

Scholarship: SunStudents College Scholarship
Source: Phoenix Suns
Eligibility: High school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Write an essay of 400
words or less in response to the question in the application. Summarize evidence of regular
involvement in charitable or volunteer activities at school, church or community organizations.
Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a teacher or administrator at the
student’s high school.
Value: 15 scholarships worth $2,000 and one worth $5,000
Contact: http://www.nba.com/suns/photos/sunstudents_scholarship_app_2010.pdf
Deadline: January 25th

Scholarship: The Northern Arizona Native-American Foundation Scholarship
Source: Northern Arizona Native-American Foundation
Eligibility: Please bear in mind, we are open to applicants interested in attending a four-year
college, a community college, an art school, or vocational school. If your application makes the
case that you are talented and serious about continuing your education in any form, we are
serious in trying to lend a hand.
In addition, if you are a freshman, sophomore, or junior in high school and are interested in a
summer program that you feel will enrich you and prepare yourself for education after high
school, please apply. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please click the
Application line below and follow the directions. When you have assembled all the needed
application pieces, please send your application to the address on the top of that page. We look
forward to reading your application.
Value: $500-2,000
Contact: www.tnanaf.org
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Deadline: May 1

Scholarship: Toyota Community Scholars
Source: Toyota Motor Sales, USA
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who are United States citizens, with a GPA of at least
3.0. Be actively involved in a service organization or project that has a positive impact on the
school and/or community. Plan to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited four year
college or university in the United States. ONLY ONE NOMINATION PER HIGH SCHOOL, YOU
MUST BE NOMINATED BY YOUR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR.
Value: $10,000 and $20,000 value over the course of four years
Contact: See counselor for application
http://www.toyota.com/about/philanthropy/education/scholarships/tcs.html
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Deadline: December 1

Scholarship: Tune Eastin Scholarship
Source: Ronald C. Tune Eastin Memorial Scholarship Trust
Eligibility: Any graduating senior applying for this scholarship must be nominated by his current
wrestling coach. Continued participation in wrestling at a post-secondary level is not a
requirement. This scholarship must be used for post-secondary education at any Arizona
University or Community College.
Value: Full tuition for four years
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: April 9

Scholarship: Union Plus Scholarship
Source: Union Plus
Eligibility: Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their
spouses and their dependent children (including foster children, step children, and any other child
for whom the individual member provides greater than 50% of his or her support) can apply for a
Union Plus Scholarship. The scholarship program is open to students attending or planning to
attend a college or university, a community college, or a technical college or trade school.
Applicants for scholarships are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness,
financial need and appreciation of labor.
Value: $500 - $4,000
Contact: www.unionplus.org/benefits/education
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Deadline: January 30

Scholarship: United Blood Services Spirit of Giving Scholarship
Source: United Blood Services
Eligibility: This scholarship is designed to encourage and reward a high school blood drive
chairperson for their efforts in stimulating interest and awareness about the blood supply at their
school and in the community. The $1,000 scholarship will be paid to the school of the recipient’s
choice, an accredited post-secondary educational program during the following school year.
Maintain a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA. Be a student in good standing at an Arizona high school
and on target to graduate in May 2010. Serve in a leadership role on their school’s blood drive
committee and host a minimum of two blood drives per year.
Value: $1,000
Contact: http://www.unitedbloodservices.org/ubs-az/1/HS_Program_Scholarship.html
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Deadline: February 26

Scholarship: United Negro College Fund
Source: Various
Eligibility: The Program Services Department administers various scholarship programs. Each
program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. In order to
apply for a UNCF Program Services Scholarship, you must apply through the online application
process.
Value: varies with each scholarship
Contact: http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp
Deadline: varies


Scholarship: University of Phoenix First Chance Scholarship
Source: University of Phoenix and National Foster Parent Association
Eligibility: Through a partnership between the University of Phoenix and the National Foster
Parent Association, NFPA is providing 50 full tuition scholarships redeemable at any University of
Phoenix campus for youth in foster care, former foster youth and foster parents. Any foster parent
applying for a First Chance Scholarship must be a member of NFPA or become a member at the
time of application. The First Chance Scholarship is offered on a competitive basis and
membership in NFPA is not a guarantee of receiving the scholarship. Recipients may choose any
campus they want to attend, including the online campus. The program will be administered by
the NFPA under the First Chance Scholarship umbrella.
Value: full tuition to attend any University of Phoenix campus or online program
Contact:
http://www.nfpainc.org/content/?page=145&nmenu=4&title=First%20Chance%20Scholarship
Deadline: by the last of the month in which award is granted or until all scholarships are given

Scholarship: USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship
Source: USA Funds
Eligibility: Applicants from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S.
Virgin Islands, and all U.S. territories and commonwealths are eligible for USA Funds Access to
Education Scholarships. Plan to enroll or are enrolled in full- or half-time undergraduate or full-
time graduate- or professional-degree coursework at an accredited two- or four-year college,
university or vocational/technical school. GED recipients also are eligible. Students must plan to
enroll or be enrolled beginning with the fall term. Have an annual adjusted gross family income of
$35,000 or less, as documented on a 2008 federal income-tax return on which the applicant
is claimed as a federal tax exemption. Not be in default on a federal education loan. Be a U.S.
citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Value: $1,500
Contact: www.usafunds.org/scholarship
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Deadline: February 15

Scholarship: U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program
Source: U.S. Bank
Eligibility: A United States citizen or permanent resident alien; a high school senior planning to
enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university; enrolled and accepted in an
accredited two- or four-year college or university; enrolled by September 2007 in a full-time
course of study at an accredited school. The applicant must be participating in the U.S. Bank No
Fee Education Loan Program.
Value: up to 40 scholarships worth $1,000
Contact: http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm
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Deadline: March 31

Scholarship: Violet Richardson Award
Source: Soroptimist International
Eligibility: Applicants must be young women 14 to 17 years of age on the date of their
application. They must reside in the service region of the participating club. Applicants must be
engaged in a volunteer activity. Soroptimists, Soroptimist employees and the immediate families
of both are ineligible. An applicant must complete an application and a 750 word narrative
describing their volunteer activities.
Value: Varies
Contact: High School counseling office for application
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Deadline: December 1

Scholarship: Voice of Democracy Essay
Source: Veteran’s of Foreign Wars
Eligibility: An audio essay contest for high school students in grades 9-12. The annual contest,
which is designed to foster patriotism, allows students the opportunity to voice their opinion in a
three to five minute essay based on an annual theme.
Value: National amounts $1,000 to $16,000 and local Flagstaff amounts $500, $400 and $300
Contact: www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.levelc&cid=1836 (928) 774-7722
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Deadline: November 1

Scholarship: Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship
Source: Wal-Mart Stores
Eligibility: Associate employed full-time or part-time for at least 6 months as of April 25, 2007.
Senior, graduating high school, receiving a home-school diploma, OR receiving a GED
equivalency certificate dated between August 1, 2006 and June 1, 2007. Minimum 18 ACT
Composite or 800 SAT Combined score. Provides financial need by required documents.
Application is online only.
Value: $2,000
Contact: www.walmartfoundation.org, click on Education
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Deadline: Applications accepted November 1 – January 28

Scholarship: Walton Family Foundation Scholarship
Source: Wal-Mart Stores
Eligibility: Son/Daughter of a Wal-Mart Associate employed full-time for at least one year as of
April 25, 2007. Senior, graduating high school, receiving a home-school diploma, OR receiving a
GED equivalency certificate dated between August 1, 2006 and June 1, 2007. Registered in a 2-
or 4-year institution for undergraduate studies beginning in the fall 2007 semester. Students
attending 2-year institutions must agree to transfer to a 4-year institution by the end of the spring
2009 semester. Minimum 22 ACT Composite or 1030 SAT Combined test score. Proves financial
need by required documents. Application is online only.
Value: $10,000
Contact: www.walmartfoundation.org, click on Education
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Deadline: Applications accepted November 1 – January 28

Scholarship: Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards
Source: National Washington Crossing Foundation
Eligibility: Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she
plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership
of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. This essay must be accompanied
by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the
student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting
information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules.
Value: $500 to $5,000
Contact: www.gwcf.org 215-949-8841
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Deadline: January 15

Scholarship: Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Source: Wendy’ Restaurants and the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee
Eligibility: Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women entering their senior
year of high school who have at least a “B” grade average and participate in at least one of the 27
sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. We want to hear
from all student-athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for your
school’s underclassmen. Students are judged based on their academic achievements, community
service involvement, and athletic accomplishments.
Value: Varies
Contact: www.wendysheisman.com
Deadline: October 3rd

Scholarship: Will to Win Scholarship
Source: Sponsored by Schering-Plough
Eligibility: All high school seniors with asthma who will graduate and have achieved a level of
excellence in one of the following: performing arts, community service, athletics, visual arts or
science; and will be attending college in the fall are eligible. Applicants must meet the following
criteria: Demonstrate outstanding performance in one of the above categories, Document a track
record of achievements relevant to entry category, Hold a minimum cumulative grade point
average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, Have received at least one award related to their entry category.
Value: two $5,000 scholarships in each category.
Contact: www.schering-ploughwilltowin.com/
Deadline: April 30th


Scholarship: Words O.F.F. the Page Aid for Books Program
Source: Ortiz Family Foundation
Eligibility: Funds will only be awarded to students attending an Arizona community college with a
3.0 GPA or higher. Students must be residents of the United States, valid social security number
required. Gift certificates will be issued for students to use at their community college book store
for the purchase of text books and school supplies.
Value: $500 for two semesters
Contact: http://www.ortizfamilyfoundation.com/programs-2/words-o-f-f-the-page-aid-for-books
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Deadline: July 1

Scholarship: Worth & Dot Howard Foundation Scholarship
Source: Worth and Dot Howard
Eligibility: Graduating seniors who rank in the top 20% of the class and aspire to attend a four
year college or university, located in Arizona or elsewhere. Only four students from Flagstaff
High School may apply for this scholarship and one be selected.
Value: $1,000
Contact: Flagstaff High School counseling office for application
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