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 related studies
  • Graduating high school senior from any high school in Yuma County
  • Attending any Arizona college or university
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Financial need is not required but will be considered in award selections

Application Requirements in Addition to the General Application Questions:

  • Student must submit 2 references as part of the general application, and one additional letter of recommendation as part of the Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund application.
  • Student must complete the additional essay required.

Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a personal essay detailing your educational goals, and education program necessary to achieve that goal. What qualifies you for this scholarship - i.e. contributions to community/church?
  2. Letter of Recommendation

    This letter of recommendation must be completed by a teacher, coach, mentor or faculty sponsor, describing your community involvement or leadership skills.

    Note that your general application required 2 references. This third reference should be submitted by someone additional, so please select a different reference than those already listed in your general application.