Many scholarships are available to all students. The trick is knowing how to find them. We hope this page will introduce you to some of the scholarships available and that they will lead you to great opportunities for a successful future. For information about all of the scholarships below as well as others that might be available, please contact your school counselor.
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Opportunities for All Grade Levels
- Barrett Summer Scholars at ASU applications are available on the ASU website.
Free Scholarship/Financial Aid Sources
We know how expensive it can be to attend a college or university. We have compile a list of scholarships and information that may help you to get through with less cost out of your pocket.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
- $1000 scholarships
- Full details available at the Abbott and Fenner website.
- $500 scholarships
- Additional information can be found on the AES Engineering website.
The American Legion
- Catalogue of scholarships and opportunities
- Downloadable FAFSA application
- GI Bill help
- See the American Legion website for more information.
Arizona Community Foundation
- This is a new online scholarship portal available to Arizona students!
The Arizona Elk Society
- The Arizona Elk Society offers (2) scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolling and attending college in the fall of 2015.
- See the Arizona Elk Society website for more information.
Arizona Private School Association Scholarship
- Check out the APSA website for more information.
ASU Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Program
- The ASU Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Program is a high energy leadership program for Arizona high school sophomores and juniors. While living on the ASU campus, participants will explore higher education, develop leadership skills, and discover the value of community service.
- If you are interested in learning more, check out the CCLI website.
Big Sun Scholarship
- $500 scholarship
- Applicants must be successful high school seniors attending a post secondary institute who are currently involved in a sport in the school or community.
- Applications and information available at the BigSun website.
Catching the Dream
- Scholarships for Native American Students
- Email Catching the Dream for further information
Community Service Scholarship
- 8 scholarships ($10,000, $5,000, six $2,500)
- For additional information, please visit the Desert Schools website.
- Deadline: Can be found on website
- Must be first generation to attend college
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Minimum SAT of 1040 or ACT of 22
- Admitted in one of Arizona’s three residential public universities
- Demonstrate financial need
- Dorrance Scholarship website
FHEA Future Teacher Scholarship
- Application available in the counseling office.
Fleischer Scholars Program
- Juniors! The Fleischer Scholars Program within the W. P. Carey School of Business provides a great opportunity for high school juniors to experience a taste of college life, entrepreneurship, and business during a week-long residential program.
- The program is tailored for underrepresented and economically disadvantaged Arizona high school students interested in pursuing business as a career.
- Students selected for the program benefit from a multitude of resources, and they learn necessary skills for success in college and beyond.
- Please visit the W.P. Carey School of Business website for more information.
Golden Eagle Foundation Scholarships
- Application information is at the Golden Eagle Education Foundation website.
- Application deadline is April 2, 2015.
Imagine America College Scholarship
- Bryman School of Arizona is offering a $1000 scholarship to only 12 high school students who are enrolled or who are going to enroll at Bryman School of Arizona.
- Check out the Imagine America Foundation website for more information.
Kaibab Industries, Inc.
- Kaibab ASU Scholarship is offered for students planning on attending Arizona State University.
- See the Kaibab Industries Scholarship page for more information.
Luke Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarship
- If your mom or dad is in the United States Military, you are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from Luke Air Force Base.
- Check out the Luke Spouses' Club website for more information.
National Academy of American Scholars
- Applicants can be freshman through senior
- Must LIKE the Facebook page or follow Twitter page
- Scholarship Club
- See the NAAS website for more information.
NBCC Military and Rural Scholarships
- Five military and rural scholarships at $5,000 each
- Military requires recent military experience
- Rural requires residence in a rural area
- See the NBCC Foundation website for more information.
New American University Scholarships (NAmU Scholars)
- ASU has begun awarding our merit-based scholarships (Dean’s, Provost’s, President’s).
- Students should receive a letter within a month of receiving their admission packet. If you have any admitted students who are scholarship worthy but have not received anything, it is possible we do not have their test scores on file – we cannot review for scholarships without an ACT or SAT score. They can click on the test scores link on their my.asu.edu pages to see if we have a score on file.
- Students can estimate scholarship eligibility online.
Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars Program
- Requirements include: be admitted to ASU, be a US citizen, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate a physical disability or raised in a child welfare system or responsible for own financial support
- Visit the Legacy Scholars Program website for additional information
Northern Arizona University - First Scholars Program
- To help first-generation college students succeed in school, graduate, and have a life complete with self-awareness, success and significance.
- Scholars receive personalized support, including an annual scholarship of $5,000, renewable for an additional 3 years for a total maximum reward of $20,000.
- Open to incoming first-time, full-time freshmen whose parents have no more than two years of education beyond high school and no post-secondary degree.
- For more information visit the First Scholars Program website.
Phoenix Marathon Foundation
- Available for students with 2+ years of competing in varsity level running related athletics
- Minimum GPA 3.5
- Application available on the Mesa-Phoenix Marathon website
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award
- If you have made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.
- Apply on the Prudential Spirit of Community website or on the National Association of School Principals website.
- No cost to research scholarships and other valuable financial aid information
- Also helps colleges find students who meet their criteria
- Must create profile
- See Scholarships.com for more details.
Scottsdale Community College Scholarships
- See the SCC website for details
T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship Application
- Annual award of $5,000 for outstanding Maricopa County high school seniors
- Application and more information are available on the T.W. Lewis website
University of Arizona Alumni Association
- The University of Arizona Alumni Association has scholarships available. If you are interested, please view the Alumni Association website.
US Marine Corps
- NROTC Program Scholarship Opportunities
- Contact Sgt Mutranowski at (623) 398.4707
Walt Nicoson Memorial Scholarships
- High school senior, Arizona resident, plan to attend an accredited college, minimum GPA of 2.7
- Student must actively participate in the preservation of hunting (copy of hunting license is required)
- Must be current member of the Arizona Elks Society
- Must be involved in school or community activities supporting conservation and/or leadership positions within the community
- Must submit an essay on why wildlife conservation is important to them
- Arizona Elks Society Scholarships page
Need Some Additional Information?
College.gov is a website that gives inspiration for students to achieve their college dreams.
Collegedotgov is a website that has many short videos from current college students giving information about the college process.
To find out more about Harvard’s free tuition for families making less than $60,000 a year, visit Harvard's financial aid website or call the school's financial aid office at (617) 495.1581.
Studentaid.ed.gov is a website where you can find in-depth information on federal student aid programs, instruction on applying for financial aid, and the repayment process.
Students who have applied to ASU
- February 1st is our priority application deadline. Students who apply to ASU by this date are guaranteed to be reviewed for merit-based scholarships. Apply now to guarantee you receive the scholarship you deserve.
- March 1st is our priority FAFSA submission deadline. Students interested in being reviewed for the most need-based aid available, including Obama Scholars, MUST submit their FAFSA by March 1st. ASU will not make any exceptions.
- May 1st is our admission decision deadline. Students interested in enrollment at ASU must submit their enrollment deposit by this date. Remember, if you are still considering several options, we encourage you to submit the deposit because it is refundable until May 1st.
Visit the ASU website to determine your admission status to ASU or your next steps toward enrollment.
Arizona School Websites
Arizona State University
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
DeVry Institute of Technology
GateWay Community College
Glendale Community College
Grand Canyon University
Maricopa Community Colleges
Mesa Community College
Northern Arizona University
Paradise Valley Community College
Rio Salado Community College
Scottsdale Community College
University of Arizona