Buzz & Hazel Leslie Scholarship

Established by Sun City West resident Hazel Leslie with the intent of funding the education of nursing students working toward the Registered Nurse designation.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Admitted to the Professional Program in the College of Nursing at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona or any Arizona community college Nursing Program.
  • Financial need of at least the amount of the scholarship, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process. (
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Full time student
  • Preference granted to applicants in their Junior or Senior year of collegiate studies in the Professional Program in their University’s School of Nursing.

Award Renewal:
Students may submit a request to renew the scholarship for a second year of funding. Information on how to request a second year renewal will be sent via email in the Spring semester of the first year of the scholarship.

  • Subsequent to the second year of funding, students must fully complete the Arizona Community Foundation scholarship application and apply again.