Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Catherine (Cathy) Marie Newman with the objective of helping scholars who have demonstrated a passion for learning, hard work, and giving back to the community, but who may also need financial assistance to bring the dream of a college degree to fruition. Your application for this scholarship honors Cathy Newman’s memory and we appreciate your interest.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen, legal resident or DACA student.
  • Graduating high school senior or current college student with less than 48 credits completed.
  • Enrolled, or planning to enroll, full-time at ASU, NAU or the UA.
  • 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Financial need as verified by the Student Aid Report from the FAFSA application.
  • One submitted letter of recommendation is required.
  • Preference for students majoring in sciences or writing (including math, engineering and journalism).
  • Preference for students committed to community service.

Award Details:

  • This is a one-time award that will be sent in two, equal payments to an educational institution for tuition and fees.
  • Students may reapply each year.

Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Supplemental Questions
  1. Reference Request - Examples of good references include teachers, counselors, work managers, or supervisors of after-school activities and volunteer activities. Do not use relatives or friends. It is your responsibility to check the status of your references' submission and follow-up if necessary. You'll know references have been submitted because Requested (which appears when you enter a reference name and email) will have changed to Submitted in your application. To confirm their submission, log into your account and click Applications to check the status.
    • Please enter the first and last name and an email address for one of your chosen references below by clicking Add a New Reference.

      Once you have multiple requests for references, you will see a drop down menu listing them. Make sure the responses categorized as Submitted are selected prior to updating your application if you make a change or addition.
    • What is the relationship of this reference to you, the student?