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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Camelback Scholars Award
The Camelback Scholars Award is a last dollar or gap scholarship that will help graduates attend any type of accredited post-secondary school...
The Camelback Scholars Award is a last dollar or gap scholarship that...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2019
Varies ACF Sunland School Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria Preference given to students who spent time in foster care Graduate from Phoenix Union High School District
Eligibility Criteria Preference given to students who spent time in...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,000 - $6,000 Albert R. & Nellie D. Spikes Scholarship Fund
Evelyn Lathram and her husband established this scholarship in memory of her grandparents, Albert R. and Nellie D. Spikes. During his career as...
Evelyn Lathram and her husband established this scholarship in memory of...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $6,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream Scholarship
The Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream Scholarship was created to support residents and participants in United Methodist Outreach Ministries...
The Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream Scholarship was created to...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund
The Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund will provide financial aid for students who attended school in Tempe School Districts, with a preference for...
The Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund will provide financial aid for...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$5,000 Arizona First Advised Fund Foster Youth Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Current or former Arizona foster care youth Graduating high school senior or current undergraduate level college...
Eligibility Criteria: Current or former Arizona foster care...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Beam Floor Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: U.S. citizen Graduating high school senior or current full-time college student. Active, former member of, or dependent...
Eligibility Criteria: U.S. citizen Graduating high school senior or...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies, Up to $2,000 Bioscience High School Dollars for Scholars Gap Scholarship
This scholarship supports graduating seniors from Bioscience High School who are attending any accredited community college or university located...
This scholarship supports graduating seniors from Bioscience High School...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies, Up to $2,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$700 Busey-McMicken Agricultural Scholarship
The Busey-McMicken Scholarship was established in honor of two great friends, George W. Busey and Kenneth B. McMicken. Both men were, at different...
The Busey-McMicken Scholarship was established in honor of two great...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $700
Deadline05/15/2019
$3,000 Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship
In association with the Arizona Community Foundation, an anonymous donor has established the Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship for students at...
In association with the Arizona Community Foundation, an anonymous donor...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Catherine (Cathy) Marie Newman with the objective of helping...
The Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,000 Dee-Dee Scholarship Fund
Dee Dee, as she was known by her many friends, and “mom” to her loved ones, had one final wish the week before her stroke: to provide a college...
Dee Dee, as she was known by her many friends, and “mom” to her loved...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,500-$5,000 Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship
The Trustees of the Sybil B. Harrington Trust, continuing the Harrington’s philanthropic vision, have established the Don and Sybil Harrington...
The Trustees of the Sybil B. Harrington Trust, continuing the...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500-$5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Up to $1,000 Doughton Scholarship
The Doughton Scholarship is designated for adult students, with dependents, who are re-entering college. Adult students can be enrolled in a...
The Doughton Scholarship is designated for adult students, with...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,000 Dr. Alan J. Dessen, MD Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Alan J. Dessen, MD Memorial Scholarship Fund, is a scholarship memorial fund for Dr. Alan J. Dessen, who served as a staff member of...
The Dr. Alan J. Dessen, MD Memorial Scholarship Fund, is a scholarship...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Ernst & Irmgard Moller Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria Drama student at Arizona State University or University of Arizona
Eligibility Criteria Drama student at Arizona State University or...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Estellean Wick Cochise Community Scholarship
The Estellean Wick Cochise Community Scholarship was established to support students from and residing in Cochise County in their efforts to attend...
The Estellean Wick Cochise Community Scholarship was established to...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
up to $2,000 for four-year bacehlor's and up to $1,000 for community college or vocational school Ewing Employee Assistance Foundation Fund
The Ewing Employee Assistance Foundation Scholarship Program established this scholarship to provide post-secondary educational funding for the...
The Ewing Employee Assistance Foundation Scholarship Program established...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: up to $2,000 for four-year bacehlor's and up to $1,000 for community college or vocational school
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Francis Marion Wildman III Memorial Scholarship
Francis Wildman served as a teacher in the Prescott schools for over five years and was beloved by his students for his teaching ability and his...
Francis Wildman served as a teacher in the Prescott schools for over...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies GEAR UP Class of 2018 Scholarship
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to assist AZ GEAR UP students who are part of the 2018 cohort to continue to the second year of their...
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to assist AZ GEAR UP students...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,000 Gemini Foster Care Scholarship
Gemini Foster Care Scholarship was established in memory of James R. Freeman’s life-long commitment to education and his dedication to the...
Gemini Foster Care Scholarship was established in memory of James R....
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Guinn B. Burton Medical Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Undergraduates at the Junior and Senior level AND graduate students. Full-time enrollment. Student must demonstrate...
Eligibility Criteria: Undergraduates at the Junior and Senior level...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
up to $2,000 for 2 year college; $3,000 for 4 year college Ingebritson Family Scholarship
The Ingebritson Family Foundation makes scholarship awards to students attending Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, Maricopa...
The Ingebritson Family Foundation makes scholarship awards to students...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: up to $2,000 for 2 year college; $3,000 for 4 year college
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,500 Jacques Avent Scholarship through the National Forum for Black Public Administrators - Central Arizona Chapter
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators Central Arizona Chapter (NFBPA-CAC) is committed to strengthening the positions of blacks within...
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators Central Arizona...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,500 - $5,000 James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund
The James A. Fortmann Scholarship is in honor of James Fortmann’s dedication to a career in art and art education. Mr. Fortmann was an artist and...
The James A. Fortmann Scholarship is in honor of James Fortmann’s...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500 - $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$5,000 Javus B. Fortmann Scholarship Fund
The Javus B. Fortmann Scholarship is in honor of Javus Fortmann’s dedication to a career in education. She was a leader and educator in the public...
The Javus B. Fortmann Scholarship is in honor of Javus Fortmann’s...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$10,000 Jeffrey D. McClelland Scholarship
US Airways established this scholarship to honor the memory of Jeff McClelland, who was the airline’s Executive Vice President and Chief...
US Airways established this scholarship to honor the memory of Jeff...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,600 Jerome & Gale Glaser Scholarship
The Jerome Glaser Scholarship award, administered by the Arizona Community Foundation, seeks to award students from small, rural areas throughout...
The Jerome Glaser Scholarship award, administered by the Arizona...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,600
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,500 Julie Hurst and Steve Peters Education Fund
The Julie Hurst and Steve Peters Education Fund provides post-secondary educational funding for the employees of a company that is a member in good...
The Julie Hurst and Steve Peters Education Fund provides post-secondary...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship
The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship Fund honors the life, compassion and Christian ministry of Kay, who served as Chair of the Social...
The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship Fund honors the life,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship for Previous Recipients
The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship Fund honors the life, compassion and Christian ministry of Kay, who served as Chair of the Social...
The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship Fund honors the life,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,500 Lake Design Foundation Scholarship
Award-winning interior designer Lawrence Lake ASID, owner of Lawrence Lake Interiors in downtown Tempe, created the Lake Design Foundation Fund...
Award-winning interior designer Lawrence Lake ASID, owner of Lawrence...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/15/2019
$3,400 Lee Family Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created and endowed by the Lee Family in memory of late family members: Dea Gin Foo, grandfather and patriarch of the family...
This scholarship was created and endowed by the Lee Family in memory of...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $3,400
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Leslie & Betty Sains Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria Attend high school in Arizona High financial need considered
Eligibility Criteria Attend high school in Arizona High financial...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Mahler - Ring Scholarship
The Mahler – Ring Scholarship was created to support students at Williams High School, in Williams Arizona. The students should be interested in...
The Mahler – Ring Scholarship was created to support students at...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,500 Make It So Foundation Scholarship
The Make It So Foundation scholarship was established in 1999 by donors who wish to remain anonymous. It is exclusively for Native American...
The Make It So Foundation scholarship was established in 1999 by donors...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,000 Martha Jane Youngker Scholarship
This scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students who graduated from Buckeye Union High School or Youngker High School in Buckeye,...
This scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students who...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Martin A. Larson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria Student must be attending Arizona State University GPA of 3.4 or higher High financial need considered Must be a...
Eligibility Criteria Student must be attending Arizona State...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$10,000 McLaren Scholarship
Award Criteria: Former/current foster care youth graduating from high school or current undergraduate level college student. Attending any...
Award Criteria: Former/current foster care youth graduating from high...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,650 Melva Joan Owens Scholarship
The Melva Joan Owens Scholarship supports students who have been admitted to the Nursing Program at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona...
The Melva Joan Owens Scholarship supports students who have been...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,650
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Merle Earnshaw Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Merle Earnshaw Memorial Scholarship assists qualified degree seeking students who intend to work with children in a public library setting. The...
The Merle Earnshaw Memorial Scholarship assists qualified degree seeking...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Mickey Witkoff Native American Art Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: High school senior or current college undergraduate student who graduated from high school in Northern Arizona (Coconino,...
Eligibility Criteria: High school senior or current college...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$1,000 Nancy Engebretson Memorial Photojournalism Scholarship
The Nancy Engebretson Memorial Photojournalism Award was established in memory of veteran newspaper photographer and Phoenix native Nancy...
The Nancy Engebretson Memorial Photojournalism Award was established in...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Page/Lake Powell Regional Scholarship Fund
The Page-Lake Powell Scholarship provides funding for Navajo college students studying in engineering, construction or related fields which may...
The Page-Lake Powell Scholarship provides funding for Navajo college...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
$2,000 - $5,000 Pathway to Careers, a Sedona/Verde Valley CTE Scholarship
The Sedona/Verde Valley Career & Technical Educational Scholarship Fund (CTE) is designed to meet the employment needs of the Sedona/Verde Valley...
The Sedona/Verde Valley Career & Technical Educational Scholarship Fund...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Up to $5,000 Phoenix Pride Scholarship
The Pride Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships for students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer...
The Pride Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships for...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$5,000 Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship
Phoenix Suns Charities wishes to recognize and reward students who set high expectations for themselves and have identified, and intend to pursue,...
Phoenix Suns Charities wishes to recognize and reward students who set...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
$5,000 Pogal Family Teacher Trust
*Eligibility Criteria:: US citizen. Full-time students studying for a career as a public school teacher; majoring in elementary education,...
*Eligibility Criteria:: US citizen. Full-time students studying for a...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Recreative Art Center Scholarship
The Recreative Art Center Scholarship provides financial aid for students who attended Camelback High School (CHS) in the Phoenix Union High School...
The Recreative Art Center Scholarship provides financial aid for...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Rick Oehme Memorial Scholarship
The Rick Oehme Memorial Scholarship was created by staff at US Airways, now American Airlines, to honor one of their leaders. Learn more about Mr....
The Rick Oehme Memorial Scholarship was created by staff at US Airways,...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2019