The Congressman Ed & Verma Pastor Scholarship

Through a generous gift from the APS Foundation, Congressman Ed Pastor and his wife, Verma seek to award a student, or students, attending one of the three public state universities in Arizona.

To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Arizona resident.
  • Undergraduate student with a major leading to a career in Public Service/Public Policy OR a major in a STEM field.
  • Financial need as determined by the FAFSA, students must submit a Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Preference given to first generation, Latino/Latina students.

Note: An interview will be conducted for select applicants after an initial review to determine the awardee each year. If selected as a finalist, students will be contacted about scheduling the interview after the deadline.

Award Details:

  • Scholarship amount to be determined after the awardee’s financial aid package is reviewed.
  • Students may reapply each year for consideration.