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The Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma invites local students, their families, and educators to learn more about post-secondary scholarships and vocational trainings available for both traditional and non-traditional students at their annual Cash for College Scholarship Awareness Night.
The event will take place on Tuesday, January 22 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Yuma Main Library. Staff from ACF of Yuma and other local scholarship providers will be available during the event to answer questions and share information. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Through the Arizona Community Foundation’s online scholarship system, students are matched with more than 100 scholarships for which they may qualify. Application requirements for scholarships that were established specifically for Yuma students will be explained during the event. ACF of Yuma is an affiliate of the Arizona Community Foundation, the largest private provider of scholarships in the state.
If you provide a scholarship supporting Yuma students and are interested in educating students on specific application requirements and other important information, please register at ACFCashCollegeYuma2019.eventbrite.com. An informational booklet with ACF of Yuma scholarship opportunities will be distributed during the event to give students and parents a reference guide for the available scholarships.
For more information about the event, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Miguel Salcedo at 928.539.5343.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma has awarded more than $81,750 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Listed below are the 20 Yuma County Scholars who are pursuing degrees in a variety of disciplines at Arizona Western College, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, and universities outside Arizona.
Since it was established in 1993, the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma has placed a high priority on education. Thanks to scholarship donors who blaze a trail for students to reach their educational and career aspirations, support for quality education for all will continue, year after year. The funds established by these generous individuals and families are also listed below.
Arizona Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship
Helen Dyar King Scholarship
Helene Thomas Bennett Health Career Scholarship
Jerome & Gale Glaser Scholarship
June Pallack Scholarship
Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship
Mabel Sassoe Kirsch Trust
Marion F. Griffin Memorial University of Arizona Agriculture Scholarship
Nikki Ferguson Healthcare/Business Scholarship
Riedel & Garcia Scholarship
Thomas Family Scholarship
Vanita A. Schwenn Scholarship Fund
Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Yuma Unified Medial Associates Scholarship
If you would like more information about the Arizona Community Foundation scholarship program and ways you can support education in the Yuma-area community, contact Miguel Salcedo at MSalcedo@azfoundation.org or call 928.539.5343.
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