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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$5,000 QU "Arizona At-Large" Scholarship
The QU “Arizona At-Large” Scholarship is a post-secondary scholarship program created by Dr. Shel-Don J. Legarreta and Dr. Kevin Axx to promote...
The QU “Arizona At-Large” Scholarship is a post-secondary scholarship...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline01/25/2019
$5,000 QU Scholarship
The QU Scholarship is a post secondary scholarship program created by Dr. Shel-Don J. Legarreta and Dr. Kevin Axx to promote scholastic excellence...
The QU Scholarship is a post secondary scholarship program created by...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline01/25/2019
up to $5,000 Surprise Sundancers Scholarship Fund
This scholarship will give preference to previous recipients of the Surprise Sundancers Scholarship. Previous recipients and new applicants are...
This scholarship will give preference to previous recipients of the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: up to $5,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Varies Vi at Silverstone Education Fund
The Fund’s primary aim is to provide scholarship assistance to eligible Vi at Silverstone employees and their dependents. The scholarships are one...
The Fund’s primary aim is to provide scholarship assistance to eligible...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies 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...
The 100 Club of Arizona scholarship program provides financial education...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Alhambra Foundation for the Future Scholarship
Several years ago, Alhambra District employees started the Alhambra Foundation for the Future (AFF), a nonprofit organization that solicits funds...
Several years ago, Alhambra District employees started the Alhambra...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$5,000 Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund provides $5,000 awards to incoming juniors in business majors at NCA Accredited schools...
The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund provides...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established to help Arizona students graduating from Kofa or Cibola High School in their Nursing...
The Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established to help...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,000 Bishop Henry L. Barnwell Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee will award scholarships to students attending an accredited higher learning institution in...
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee will award...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Desert Mountain Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Applicants must be employees, spouses of employees, or dependent children and grandchildren of Desert Mountain employees or...
Eligibility: Applicants must be employees, spouses of employees, or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$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: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Shay. Eligibility Criteria: U.S. citizen Majoring in Business...
The Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. and Mrs....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,000 Governor Rose Mofford Scholarship
Friends and supporters of Globe native Rose Mofford, the first woman to serve as governor of the state of Arizona (1988-01) established a...
Friends and supporters of Globe native Rose Mofford, the first woman to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $2,000 for 2 year college or $4,000 for 4 year university Helen Dyar King Scholarship
Helen Dyar King held great regard for those who served in the military and worked as public servants and wanted to support them and their families...
Helen Dyar King held great regard for those who served in the military...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000 for 2 year college or $4,000 for 4 year university
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Helen Jean Simpson Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established through the estate of Helen Jean Simpson and designated by the Arizona Community Foundation to help high...
This scholarship fund was established through the estate of Helen Jean...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,500 Helene Thomas Bennett Health Career Scholarship
The goal of the Helene Thomas Bennett Health Career Scholarship is to provide funding for students from Yuma County, Arizona. Eligibility...
The goal of the Helene Thomas Bennett Health Career Scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $15,000 Helios Ready Now Yuma Scholars
Helios Ready Now Yuma Scholars program supports Yuma high school seniors with financial need attending an accredited post-secondary institution and...
Helios Ready Now Yuma Scholars program supports Yuma high school seniors...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $15,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Jim Troxell Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Students with financial need – Family income below $100,000. Attending a college or university in Arizona, with a...
Eligibility Criteria: Students with financial need – Family income...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,500 John G. Sperling Scholarship
The John G. Sperling scholarship is intended to carry his legacy forward by inspiring young women to pursue their passion in the fields of liberal...
The John G. Sperling scholarship is intended to carry his legacy forward...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/15/2019
$500 June Pallack Scholarship
The June Pallack Scholarship fund was created by family members who wished to honor the memory of June Pallack, who was an educator. Eligibility...
The June Pallack Scholarship fund was created by family members who...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship
The Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship was established by anonymous donors in Yuma to honor Kenneth Harrison and his life’s work as a fire...
The Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,000.00 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...
The Kieren McErlain Williams Memorial Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $2,500 Lillian & Gordon MacGregor Scholarship for Sedona
In association with the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona, Gordon and Lillian MacGregor established a scholarship program to help students...
In association with the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona, Gordon...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,200 Mabel Sassoe Kirsch Scholarship
The Mabel Sassoe Kirsch Scholarship was established at the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma to support part-time and full-time students who...
The Mabel Sassoe Kirsch Scholarship was established at the Arizona...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,200
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Maravilla Education Fund
Residents of Maravilla Scottsdale senior community established this scholarship fund to help qualified hourly employees achieve their dreams...
Residents of Maravilla Scottsdale senior community established this...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$5,000 Marion F. Griffin Memorial U of A Agriculture Scholarship Fund
The Marion F. Griffin Memorial U of A Scholarship was established at the Yuma Community Foundation to help students graduating from a Yuma County...
The Marion F. Griffin Memorial U of A Scholarship was established at the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$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: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Myers Family Scholarship
Dr. William Myers and his wife, Sondra Myers, along with their four adult children established this scholarship fund in 2002. Each member of the...
Dr. William Myers and his wife, Sondra Myers, along with their four...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,200 Nikki Ferguson Healthcare & Business Scholarship
The Nikki Ferguson Business & Healthcare scholarship was established at the Yuma Community Foundation to support females graduating from Yuma High...
The Nikki Ferguson Business & Healthcare scholarship was established at...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,200
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Pat Marr Vocational Scholarship
The Pat Marr Vocational Scholarship was designed to help aspiring young (and young at heart) adults pursue their passion in a vocation – anything...
The Pat Marr Vocational Scholarship was designed to help aspiring young...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,000 Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors
Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships The Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships are comprised of the Red Mountain/Scott Opler and...
Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships The Patagonia Regional...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships The Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships are comprised of the Red Mountain/Scott Opler and...
Patagonia Regional Community Fund Scholarships The Patagonia Regional...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $1,000 Riedel & Garcia Scholarship
The Riedel & Garcia Scholarship was established at the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma to support students graduating from San Luis High...
The Riedel & Garcia Scholarship was established at the Arizona Community...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $1,500 Seeds of Change Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support first generation students from Yuma county who have an interest in the field of humanities. Eligibility...
This scholarship was created to support first generation students from...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $2,000 Sky Islands Sustainability Scholarship
This scholarship supports students in their college and university education who are graduates from Patagonia Union High School. The intent it to...
This scholarship supports students in their college and university...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $10,000 Syring - Ryerson Scholarship Fund
Leila Syring and Sue Ryerson retired from San Francisco to Sun City West years ago. They remained healthy, but did have setbacks. With cancer and...
Leila Syring and Sue Ryerson retired from San Francisco to Sun City West...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,500 Thomas Family Scholarship Fund- Antelope Union High School
The Thomas Family Scholarship Fund is dedicated to supporting the most recent Graduating High School Seniors from Kofa High School and Antelope...
The Thomas Family Scholarship Fund is dedicated to supporting the most...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,500 Thomas Family Scholarship Fund- Kofa High School
The Thomas Family Scholarship Fund is dedicated to supporting the most recent Graduating High School Seniors from Kofa High School and Antelope...
The Thomas Family Scholarship Fund is dedicated to supporting the most...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline03/15/2019
Varies Tolleson Academic Achievement Award
The Tolleson Academic Achievement Award was established by an anonymous donor to provide scholarship opportunities for graduating high school...
The Tolleson Academic Achievement Award was established by an anonymous...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2019
$800.00 Valle del Sol's Rosa Carrillo Torres Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Seniors in good standing who will graduate from the Phoenix Union High School District. Hispanic heritage. Preference is...
Eligibility Criteria: Seniors in good standing who will graduate from...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $800.00
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,500 Vanita A. Schwenn Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: U.S. citizen Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...
Eligibility Criteria: U.S. citizen Must demonstrate financial need as...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Vicki Piña Scholarship Fund
Vicki Piña grew up in a large family in Nogales, Arizona, where she learned the value of hard work, perseverance and strong family values. She was...
Vicki Piña grew up in a large family in Nogales, Arizona, where she...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Shay. Eligibility Criteria: U.S. Citizen. Majoring in...
The Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Mr....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,000 Welborn Family Scholarship Fund
The Welborn Family Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to students of low-income families who are the first generation in their family...
The Welborn Family Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2019
$1,325 Wilna G. Tygum Scholarship
Wilna G. Tygum was a career nurse in Wisconsin and Arizona. Concerned about the shortage of nurses in the state of Arizona, and the rising costs...
Wilna G. Tygum was a career nurse in Wisconsin and Arizona. Concerned...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,325
Deadline03/15/2019
$2,000 Yuma Unified Medical Associates Scholarship
The Yuma Unified Medical Associates Scholarship was created to provide scholarship support to students who wish to pursue a medical degree and then...
The Yuma Unified Medical Associates Scholarship was created to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/15/2019
Up to $10,000 annually Prina Family Scholarship Fund
The Prina Family’s goal is to provide a scholarship for students who graduate from a public high school in Graham County, Arizona. Eligibility...
The Prina Family’s goal is to provide a scholarship for students who...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: Up to $10,000 annually
Deadline03/17/2019
$2,000 Globe High Alumni Scholarship
The Globe High School Alumni Scholarship Fund was established with the encouragement of Classes of 1949, 1950 & 1951. Mr. Chuck O. Lee, an...
The Globe High School Alumni Scholarship Fund was established with the...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/20/2019
Varies Gerald E. Myers & Juanita T. Myers Scholarship
The scholarship program was established in 1999 to recognize the Myers family’s commitment to develop successful role models within the Hispanic...
The scholarship program was established in 1999 to recognize the Myers...
  • Deadline: 03/29/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/29/2019
Up to $2,500 Lodine Robinson National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible by generous support from construction industry donors. Named for a Greater Phoenix charter member, the Lodine...
This scholarship is made possible by generous support from construction...
  • Deadline: 03/29/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline03/29/2019