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100 Club of Arizona Scholarship Fund

The 100 Club of Arizona Scholarship program provides financial education assistance to public safety officers, firefighters, and their immediate family members throughout the state of Arizona. To donate please visit: https://www.100club.org Student...

Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream

Alexandra Ryan Swanson Live Your Dream

Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund

Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund

Amy Wasserman was dedicated to helping disadvantaged kids. Her life was about helping at-risk kids overcome the cultural, social and economic barriers that enclose them; and empowering them with the self-esteem to stay away from gangs and drugs, and instill belief...

Arizona City/County Management Association Esser & Andrews Scholarship Fund

Arizona City/County Management Association Esser & Andrews Scholarship Fund

The Arizona City/County Management Association was established in 1954. It is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to increasing the knowledge and ability of city, town, and county managers, as well as other local government administrators and to...

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been a vibrant part of the state’s business community for over 64 years. It has an established reputation of actively promoting small business growth in today’s increasingly diversified market. The AZHCC serves as the...

Austin S. Hicks Hope and Promise Scholarship Fund

Austin S. Hicks Hope and Promise Scholarship Fund

Austin Sterling Hicks, 17, son of Jay and Jennifer Hicks and brother of Alex Hicks passed away October 17, 2014. Austin was born April 23, 1997 and was a senior at Chaparral High School. Austin was an amazing son, brother, grandson, Boy Scout, gymnastic instructor...

Barbara Shay

Barbara Shay

To a young girl born in Mobridge, South Dakota in 1922, the life of a stewardess was seen as exciting and glamorous…but there was a catch. In order to qualify as a stewardess, in those days you had to first become a registered nurse. Undaunted, Barbara Caldwell Shay...

Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cathy was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew-up in Amarillo, Texas. She understood the challenge of financing a college education; she supported herself through college and graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in microbiology. She put that degree to good use,...

Desert Mountain Community Foundation

Desert Mountain Community Foundation

The Desert Mountain Community Foundation is a community-based charitable fund that facilitates philanthropic support for community programs and facilities that can include art education, schools, museums, cultural centers, and medical facilities. At the...

Dougherty Foundation Scholarship

Dougherty Foundation Scholarship

M.J.G. Dougherty and wife Bess established the Dougherty Foundation as a non-profit educational trust in 1954. Its purpose was “to assist deserving and qualified students who would not otherwise be able to continue their undergraduate or post graduate education.” ...

Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund

Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund

Gene Shay was born in Edgemont, South Dakota on 7 August 1922. His family moved to Mobridge, South Dakota in 1937 where he graduated from Mobridge High School in 1940. During World War II he served in the United States Navy as a signalman. After World War II he...

Jeffrey David McClelland

Jeffrey David McClelland

Jeffrey David McClelland was born March 31, 1959 in Saginaw, Michigan, but grew up in Racine, Wisconsin. His father’s work for S.C. Johnson Wax took the family to Brazil from 1970 to 1974, giving Jeff the opportunity to learn Portuguese and to develop his interest in...

John G. Sperling

John G. Sperling

John G. Sperling was an educational pioneer, an intellectual, political activist and entrepreneur. In all these endeavors, he ran toward controversy and fiercely stood up to improve the condition of the working class and to fight against discrimination of all...

Julie Hurst Scholarship Fund

Julie Hurst Scholarship Fund

The Julie Hurst Scholarship Fund provides post-secondary educational funding for the employees of a company that is a member in good standing of the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) and their immediate family members. Immediate family members include children,...

Kenneth N. Harrison

Kenneth N. Harrison

Kenneth N. Harrison believed in serving his country. He enlisted in the US Navy after he finished high school, serving honorably in the Korean War aboard the Bon Homme Richard and the Oriskany aircraft carriers. After separating from the service, Ken began a 25 year...

Kieren McErlain Williams Memorial Scholarship

Kieren McErlain Williams Memorial Scholarship

The Kieren McErlain Williams Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010 in memory of a young man who loved science and nature. His warmth, wisdom and wit created a magnetic force and he lived for goodness, kindness, humor and love.

Marion F. Griffin

Marion F. Griffin

Marion Griffin was born to pioneer parents in Gadsden, AZ in 1924. He passed away July 10, 2006, after a lifetime of farming in the Yuma area. A humble, determined man, his career produced a successful farming operation. For years, he was a partner in G &S...

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Maverick Albert Campisi Memorial Scholarship

Maverick Campisi was an Ironwood Ridge High School student. He would have been a 2018 graduate. Maverick died by suicide on June 17, 2016 just four short weeks after his sophomore year. He loved volleyball, basketball, weight lifting/work outs and on-line gaming. He...

National Association of Women in Construction - Greater Phoenix Chapter No. 98

National Association of Women in Construction - Greater Phoenix Chapter No. 98

NAWIC is a nationwide association of women working in all facets of the construction industry. Its Core Purpose is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. For over fifty years the Greater Phoenix chapter has focused on the education necessary...

Nikki Ferguson

Nikki Ferguson

Andrea Nicole “Nikki” Ferguson was born on May 10th, 1985 at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Other than a year in Japan, she lived her life in Yuma, attending Ronald Reagan Fundamental School, Crane Jr. High, Arizona Western College and Yuma High. A fighter from the...

Northern Arizona Scholarship Fund

Northern Arizona Scholarship Fund

Scholarships from this fund support the continuing education of students who have already graduated from Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood, AZ. Applicants must be previous winners of scholarships from the Northern Arizona Fund of Mingus Connection...

Pat Marr Memorial Scholarship for Vocational Excellence

Pat Marr Memorial Scholarship for Vocational Excellence

Pat Marr grew up in Wisner, Nebraska on a large working farm. As a young woman, she dreamt of the day she would be able to branch out from her rural upbringing to experience the world. As a college freshman at Colorado Women’s College in Denver, she began to get a...

Phoenix Suns Charities

Phoenix Suns Charities

Phoenix Suns Charities wishes to recognize and reward students who set high expectations for themselves and have identified, and intend to pursue, endeavors that will lead to a successful future, not only for themselves but for their communities. The SunStudent...

QU Scholarship

QU Scholarship

QU Scholarship Mission: To identify and promote scholastic achievement of Arizona lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered youth through a combination of monetary awards, social development and mentoring allies. The QU Scholarship Fund… Is a post-secondary...

Riedel & Garcia Scholarship

Riedel & Garcia Scholarship

Nieves Riedel has established a $25,000 scholarship fund at the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma to benefit students from San Luis High School, San Luis, Arizona. Applicants for the Riedel & Garcia Scholarship must be graduating seniors who plan to attend...

The "Dee-Dee" Sonandres Scholarship Fund

The "Dee-Dee" Sonandres 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 fund for needy Hispanic students. Her main love was Peoria High School but students in the other district schools have...

The DeMichele Family

The DeMichele Family

The “Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship Fund” was established by the DeMichele family to honor and remember a wonderful wife and mother, who died in 2004 after a courageous seven-year battle with breast cancer. Kay was an active member of the Love of Christ...

The JJ Lipsman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The JJ Lipsman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The JJ Lipsman Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to honor the life of JJ (Jordan Jae) Lipsman. JJ was born in Scottsdale, Arizona on June 15, 1999. She attended Pinnacle Peak Elementary School, Mountain Trail Middle School, and at the time of her passing...

Larry Lake

The Lake Design Foundation Fund

The Lake Design Foundation was founded by Lawrence Lake, an award winning Interior Designer, Furniture Designer and founder of Sources for Design, a digital design magazine and media company focused on the Arizona Design Community. The Foundation is focused on...

The Lee Family

The Lee Family

LEE FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Family Profile We are honoring the memory of our late family members by providing financial assistance to those students who possess the values that they treasured most – a love of education, high integrity and moral character, a...