Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 

WEEK OF 5/19/2014

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

**Indicates New Listing for the Week 
Jazz in AZ Music Scholarships
Amount
: Varies
Criteria: ages 14-22, evidence of success in a formal music program(music class in high school)
Application: available in Career Center
Due: On-going

Kid's Chance of Arizona, INC Grants
Amount
: Varies
Criteria: ages 16-25, meet certain financial needs & possess certain academic standard, & child of an injured worker
Due: On-going
 
Salie Mae Fund Scholarship Program
Sallie Mae awards many different scholarships to increase access to postsecondary 2-4 year colleges/university, vocational, or technical schools in the U.S.  To review different scholarships and their criteria, and to

Due dates vary

 

Cappex Scholarships

Cappex, a free website where you can learn which college want you before you apply has several scholarships for 10th through 12th graders.  This website is similar to Fastweb.

Applicant must fill out a profile.  This is a secure website and again, much like www.fastweb.com

Go to www.cappex.com for more information.

Due Dates Vary

 

Helping Hands for Single Moms

The mission is to assist single mothers in attaining the education & job/life skills that will empower them to independently provide for their families.  The program provides a $225 monthly living expense, a new laptop, and many other benefits.  Criteria:  take a minimum of 9 college credit hours per semester; maintain a 2.5 GPA, have at least one child under the age of 11 living at home, not be living with a domestic partner, reside in Maricopa County. 

 

Student Scholarship website:  www.studentscholarships.org

This website has many different kinds of scholarships

Scholarship Guidance Scholarships:  http://www.scholarshipguidance.com

Pay 4 College Arizonawww.Pay4CollegeArizona.gov
Arizona based scholarships and financail aid
 
 
Varsity Zone Athletic Award
Amount:  $500 given to 2 athletes in AZ schools each month
Criteria:  senior, participated in at least one full season of a team or individual sport, must be intending to further their education past high school, community involvement and participation in a high school sport
Due:  Beginning of each month
 
 
Arizona Community Foundation Scholarships
Amount:  Varies
Criteria:  varies---online application opens January 9, 2012 & one registration triggers applications for more than 100 scholarhips that match a student's profile.  This foundation offers scholarships for seniors, current college students, & graduate level students attending US schools.
Due:  varies


Abbott and Fenner Business Scholarship - Ages 16-30
Amount:  $1,000
Criteria:  junior or senior and all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution, essay
Apply:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Due:  June 14, 2014

Paradise Valley Community College Feeder High School Scholarship
Amount:  tuition for 2 semesters, renewable
Criteria:  senior, US citizen or permanent resident, 2.75 GPA or higher, completed/submitted FAFSA, enroll at PVCC as a full-time, degree seeking student, and first generation student(neither parent has a 4 yr degree)
Apply:  Applications available in Career Center
Due:  May 31, 2014

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship - JUNIORS
Amount:  $1,000 to $2,000
Criteria:  junior, 2.5 GPA or higher, participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club
Apply:  www.positivecoach.org/scholarships
Due:  May 31, 2014

Arizona Automotive Institute Scholarship
Amount:  $1,000
Criteria:  senior and must begin one of the programs the same academic year
Apply:  Call 1-877-936-6890

**Kaplan's What Does A College Education Mean To You?  9-12 Grade
Amount:  $600-$3,000
Criteria:  9-12 grade, completed essay of 100 words or less
Apply:  www.kaptest.com/whycollege
Due:  June 10, 2014








 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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