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 High school in their education at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current or past graduate of a Yuma County high school and/or a Yuma County resident currently attending a Yuma County college who is transferring to the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • U.S. citizen.
  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ in the field of Agriculture, or disciplines of agriculture, such as Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Family Studies & Human Development and Microbiology. For a full list of eligible studies click here: –
  • Provide additional clarification on your career intent in the Personal Statement section of the application.

Award Details:
$5,000 split into two payments, one at the start of each semester

Award Renewal:
Awarded students may submit requests for renewal of their Griffin award with the Arizona Community Foundation. They will be notified via email with instructions on how to request renewed funding each spring. The minimum requirements for renewal are:

  • Full time status during the previous academic year.
  • Maintain GPA of 2.75.

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