Institutions and organizations give out hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to students across the country. But as a high school (or even current college) student, it can be hard to find the ones that you’re just right for. So, if you’re a student in Arizona, congratulations, because you’re just right for all of these scholarships.
Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: TBD for 2021 (Opens mid-August)
For high schoolers living in Arizona, the Flinn Scholarship is an amazing award that covers full tuition and more. Incredibly competitive, students who receive this award must attend an Arizona college or university. Not only does the scholarship cover tuition, but winners also get three weeks of study abroad funds, mentorships, fellowships, and networking opportunities. To qualify, students need Arizona residency, have at least a 3.5 GPA, rank in the top 5% of their class, and score at least a 29 on the ACT or 1340 on the SAT.
Deadline: TBD for 2021
The Dr. Patti Flint Women in Science Scholarship helps women in Arizona interested in pursuing a career in the sciences pay for their educational expenses. Applicants must be Arizona residents planning to pursue a degree in medicine or the natural sciences at a 2-year, 4-year, or vocational school. The scholarship is available to both traditional and non-traditional students.
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: May 1st
Students pursuing a degree in project management should apply for the PMI Phoenix Chapter Scholarship. The requirements are fairly simple, and only include being an Arizona resident working towards their Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D.
Deadline: May 30, 2020
Students with a 2.7 or higher GPA planning on studying wildlife sciences or a related field should apply for the Arizona Elk Society Annual Youth Scholarship. 3 scholarships will be given yearly, 2 to high school seniors and 1 to a currently enrolled college student. Applicants must be residents of the state who are current members of the AES and hold leadership positions within the community.
Deadline: March 1
The American Welding Society offers one $3,500 scholarship each year to a student pursuing a 4-year degree in welding engineering or welding engineering technology. Applicants for the award must be over 18, be able to prove financial need, be enrolled at least part-time in a degree program and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Preference is given to students in Arizona or Ohio and the award is renewable up to four years.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: TBD for 2021 (Opens late October 2020)
Each year the Arizona CPA Foundation offers two $1,000 scholarships to high school students with an interest in accounting. In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must attend an Arizona university or community college after graduation and declare an accounting major.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Arizona students who are in their senior year of high school, or are enrolled in college, and are involved in the American Quarter Horse Association are invited to apply for the Arizona Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship. Recipients of the $5,000 award must maintain a 2.5 GPA at a four-year college or university