The Burton Family Foundation AVID Scholar Awards

The primary purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduating seniors involved with Maricopa County High School AVID programs to further their education at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona.

Award Criteria:

  • Student enrolled in an AVID program at a Maricopa County High School for at least three years.
  • Demonstrated commitment to higher education despite personal/financial obstacles.
  • Accepted and plan to attend either Arizona State University or University of Arizona and enroll in a minimum of 12 hours each semester.

Award Details:

  • Individual awards are $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) for the first year and $2,500 ($1,250 per semester) for the second year.
  • Funding is sent directly to the school.
  • The Burton Scholar Awards will fund 15 incoming Freshman Burton/AVID Scholars.

Award Renewal:
To be eligible for the second and final year of funding, scholarship recipients will be required to be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and be in good academic standing as described by their respective institutions.

$2,000 in the first year, $2,500 in the second year