The Arizona Community Foundation’s available scholarships appear below. You can filter your search by financial need, course type and/or location. Filling out the ACF General Application will match you with any scholarships for which you are eligible.
The Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream Scholarship was created in Lilla Swanson’s daughter’s memory to support residents and participants in UMOM Housing Programs in earning a GED, college degree, or certificate from a trade or vocational program.
– U.S. and non-U.S. Citizens
– Undergraduate students, graduate students, adult re-entry students
– Currently participating in UMOM Housing Program and need to pass and complete course in good standing with UMOM completed community service requirements
The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation has created a public policy fellowship. It provides a one-time stipend of $10,000 for a 5-month commitment for up to two (2) cycles per year or maximum of $20K per year to post graduate professionals seeking experience in public policy. The professional will report to the AZHCC CEO and work directly with the AZHCC board committee on public policy to craft communications, recommend policy positions and coordinate discussion forums.
– Post graduate school public policy professional residing in Arizona
– Minimum GPA of 3.0 in previously completed college studies
– One parent must be of Hispanic heritage
– The awarded student must meet all of the above criteria, and in addition, preference will be given to the student dependent of or employee of a company that is a member of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – search membership: http://azhcc.com/members
$10,000 if you are an Arizona resident with a graduate degree.
– Current member of Arizona Nurses Association
– Registered Nurse (RN) with a current Arizona license
– Enrolled in a DNP or Master’s level program pursuing one’s first credential to become eligible to practice as a nurse practitioner (NP) NPs returning to school are NOT eligible for this scholarship
Applications will be judged on the following criteria: commitment to nursing, leadership abilities, ability to advance the profession, ability to succeed as an NP based on experience, and ability to submit a complete application and follow application directions.
– Current Nurse Practitioner returning to school in order to advance their education
– Current member of the Arizona Nurses Association, Chapter 9
Applications will be judged on the following criteria: commitment to nursing, leadership abilities, ability to advance the profession, and ability to submit a complete application and follow application directions.
The goal of this scholarship is to aid high-performing students in financial need to achieve a major that will prepare them for a job in four years. This fund was established by Francie Austin. The scholarship is intended to cover in-state tuition, fees, and books for a maximum of $15,000 per academic year. Scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years and recipients can also receive mentoring services.
– 3.5 GPA
– Letter of Recommendation
– Submit a supplemental essay question on their career goals
– Students attending a community college, 4-year undergraduate, or graduate program
– Students must demonstrate financial need
– Adult Re-entry students are eligible to apply
– Preference is given to students attending an Arizona postsecondary institution
The AZHCC Tony Astorga Scholarship Fund honors Tony Astorga’s service to the community.
– Graduate school student studying health care residing in Arizona
– Minimum 3.0 GPA
– One parent must be of Hispanic heritage
– Adults re-entering college are eligible.
This award is not renewable.
The C. Derk Janssen Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of C. Derk Janssen, who was an English teacher at Prescott High School.
– Graduating high school senior from Prescott High School
– Majoring in English
– Additional consideration for students who have participated in Academic Decathlon
The Camelback Scholars Award is a last dollar or gap scholarship that will help graduates attend any type of accredited post-secondary school anywhere in the world.
– Student must be graduating from Camelback High School
– Student must demonstrate financial need
– DACA students are encouraged to apply
– Student must be accepted and enroll full time in the summer or fall following graduation
– Two references required
Interviews will take place this spring. Please keep this in mind as you apply for this scholarship.
The award is a one-time award; distributed in two payments. The fall payment is automatic once the gap scholarship amount is determined. The scholarship award will not be renewed for additional years/semesters beyond the freshman/1st year.
The Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship was created by the Estate of Peggy L. Harrison for students at Camp Verde High School in Camp Verde, Arizona.
– High school seniors at Camp Verde High School or South Verde High School
– Current undergraduate students who graduated from Camp Verde or South Verde High School
– Minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 3.35
– Planning to major in either veterinary science or medicine in preparation for a career as a health care provider
– Admitted to an Arizona public university in studies preparing for career as a health care provider
– Preference for students pursuing a career as a veterinarian or medical doctor (MD or DO)
– Financial need as indicated on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
– Excellent college admission test scores
– Demonstrated evidence of high motivation, determination to succeed and potential leadership
– Extracurricular/community involvement
The scholarship may be renewed for up to 4 years if funds are available. To be eligible for renewal, student must remain in major.
Cox will award scholarships to students attending an accredited higher learning institution that meet the following criteria:
– High school senior
– 2.5 minimum GPA
– Scholarship for minority students
– Leadership and community service must be present
The Dale Spencer Scholarship Fund provides financial education assistance to veterans with high financial need.
– Veteran or Active Duty of the U.S. Armed Forces
– High financial need required
– Preference given to those who are current or former members of the Foster Care System
Scholarships are one-time awards covering tuition, books, fees and/or housing. The award is sent in two equal payments, one per semester. Award is up to $1,000 per year.
– U.S. Citizen
– Any graduating senior, high school graduate, or GED recipient in Arizona
– Minimum 2.5 GPA
This scholarship is renewable for 4 or more additional years if student is still attending school and maintains a 3.0 GPA.