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College De​pot Undocuship Matrix - A Scholarship Guide for Undocumented and DACA-Eligible Students
The Undocuship Matrix​​​ is a scholarship guide created by College Depot at Phoenix Public Library, and has been compiled through a number of scholarship resources to specifically benefit Undocumented (non-U.S. citizens or residents) and DACA-Eligible students who live in Arizona. The Scholarships are organized in order of month, and there are also lists of Arizona-Specific Scholarships and General Scholarship Resources outside of this particular resource. Make sure that you look through these sources to confirm updated deadlines in addition to checking the websites of the scholarships themselves. At the time of the creation of this document, not all of the upcoming scholarship deadlines had been posted or updated. 

Other tips and resources
Make sure to scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of various scholarship opportunities and websites. 
Additionally, be sure to ​​check out this comprehensive 2016-2017 scholarship guide and dire​ctory created by Glendale Union High School District​, and this handout with other helpful websites for finding scholarships. ​​

Know of any great scholarships not yet on our website?​​​​
If you would like to submit a suggestion for our scholarship list, please email​. These scholarship suggestions may or may not be included on our website. Thank you!​

Upcoming Scholarships

Barro's Pizza and Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Contest12/11/2016$10,000

​Arizona residents 18 years or older

Science Ambassador Scholarship - Women's STEM Scholarship12/11/2016Full Tuition Scholarship for up to four years

​DACA Eligible/Dreamer Eligible
Women's STEM Scholarship
Undergraduate Students or HS Seniors who will be attending college in Fall 2017​
A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math
Attend a college in the U.S.

Submit a three-minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you are passionate about and upload the video to YouTube.

Alliance for Young Artists and Writers: Art and Video Game Deadline12/15/2016% of $250,000

​Art submission

AXA Achievement Scholarships12/15/2016Up to $25,000

Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
HS senior planning to enroll full-time in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2016-2017 academic year
Involved in extracurricular, community, or work-related activity​​​​​

AXA Achievements Community Scholarship Program12/15/2016$2,500

Must be a high school senior planning to enroll full-time in an accreditted 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2016-2017 academic year,
Must be U.S. citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington D.C. or Puerto Rico,
Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding schievement in school, community or work-related activities.​

Burger King Scholars- James McLamore Whopper Scholarship12/15/2016Up to $50,000

HS senior or have graduated from high school within 3 years and are applying as a full-time freshman to a 4-year accredited college or university in the U.S.
3.3+ GPA
25+ ACT score; 1700+ SAT score
Must demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, or co-curricular activities and demonstrate substantial work experience
Must be a U.S. citizen

HomeAdvisor's Green Home Improvement Scholarship12/15/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
Essay (i.e. Why is going green in the home important? What are some unique green alternatives to use in the home?)
​1000-2000 words​
High school seniors accepted to a college or trade school or any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. 

Le Petit Soldat Scholarship 12/15/2016$1,000

​DACA/Dreamer Eligible
For any student enrolled in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters at any accredited American college, university, or institution of higher education

Essay contest

*Note: Scholarship offered December 15th and May 15th, annually

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards12/15/2016% of $250,000

Public, private, parochial, or home-school students in the U.S., Canada, or American schools abroad enrolled in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in the Awards.​
Art portfolio/writing submission

SMG Law Group Bi-Annual Scholarship12/15/2016$1,000
​Students who are currently enrolled in an accredited university, college or law school within the U.S.
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Must be a full time student​
500 Word essay​
Study Pug Scholarship12/15/2016$1,000

​Current student in high school or college​
Application and essay (500-1000 words)

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes12/16/2016$20,000

Must be a current high school senior entering a 4-year accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2016
3.0+GPA (maintained from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade)
Must currently be members in good standing of a sports team at their school or are in an after-school sports program
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards12/18/2016Up to $1,000

Must run a small business

Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest12/19/2016Up to $5,000

​DACA Eligible
​DREAMer Eligible
3,000 - 4,000 word Essay
1 Faculty Sponsor

The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest12/19/2016Up to $5,000

Faculty Sponsor​

Hooked to Books Scholarship12/20/2016$1,000

​DACA/Dreamer Eligible
For students 15+
Available to students worldwide

Essay topic- "How did a book change your life?"
500+ words​​

Hooked to Books Scholarship12/20/2016$1000
500+ words on the topic, "How did a book change your life?"
Students or future students 15 yrs or older

Polly Rosenbaum Writing Contest12/23/2016Up to $50

​Arizona Writing Contest
The creative writing contest is open to Arizona students in grades 7 through 12. Entries are judged in three age categories: 7th/8th grade; 9th/10th grade; and 11th/12th grade. 

Teachers recommend student essays
Essay on specified Arizona topic

NATA Pioneers of Flight Scholarship12/30/2016$1,000

College Sophomore or Junior 
Enrolled in aviation degree program​
3.0+ GPA
Career goals in General Aviation

$1,000 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

Must be a HS student, undergraduate or graduate student
Must be a legal U.S. resident 

AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) Family Scholarship12/31/2016$2,000

Must be a graduating senior (spring 2017) whose parent/guardian is an AFSCME member
planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited institution/college/university
Letters of Recommendation
SAT/ACT scores

Arizona Funeral, Cemetery & Cremation Association: William Aaron Scholarship Program12/31/2016$1,000

​DACA/Dreamer Eligible
Applicant must be a full time student enrolled in the Mortuary Science Program at Chandler Gilbert Community College
Applicant must be a resident of the state of Arizona​​​
"B" average GPA​​

Cover letter
Essay (1,000 - 2,500 words) ​
Faculty recommendation letter and verification of enrollment

Avanti Senior Living's "Mind. Body. Strength" Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

​Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA -- Transcript required​
Applicants must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. 
Letter of recommendation

Avanti Senior Living's "Young Women's Achievement" Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000
Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student, going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA- Transcript required
community service
recommendation letter
Avanti Senior Living's “Inspirational” Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

Women's Scholarship
DACA Eligible
Any female graduating senior or undergraduate student going to any college or university

Minimum 3.0 GPA -- Transcript required​
Applicants must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. 
Letter of recommendation

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarships for Young Hispanic Leaders12/31/2016Up to $1,000

Hispanic Scholarship
DACA/Dreamer Eligible
At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry
Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories,
Must show financial need,
Letters of Reference

George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest12/31/2016Up to $5,000

United States citizens or legal residents
Applicants shall be attending public, parochial, or private high schools (including accredited home schools).
9th through 12th grades
The contest is conducted in three phases: the local (Chapter), state-level (Society), and national phases.

Submit an original 800-1,200 word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. ​
Specific details of essay style, citations, listed on website​​​

Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship 201612/31/2016$500

Healthcare Field Scholarship
Students studying nursing, medicine, medical assistanship, or related field
Applicants must be 18+
U.S. Citizens
Full-time students
Not based on financial need

​Essay between 750 and 1000 words on the topic "Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field"

MoolahSPOT Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

DACA Eligible
Must be at least 16 years or older,
Must plan to or is currently attending college or graduate school,
Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country,
Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school.​

MoolahSPOT Scholarship12/31/2016$1,000

DACA eligible
Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. 

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Writing Contest12/31/2016Up to $1,000

All students who are enrolled or will be enrolled in an elementary, junior high or high school (K-12) ​​during the 2015-2016 academic school year are eligible to apply.

Phoenix Marathon Foundation Scholarship12/31/2016$2,000

Local Scholarship
HS Senior
3.5 Gpa
2+ Years Competing in Varsity Level, Running-related Athletics
Must Enroll as Full-Time College Student
2 letters of reference​​​

School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship12/31/2016$1000

Music Students
Grades 4-12
DACA Eligible/No Citizenship Requirements
Essay (250 word maximum)


This award is available to all undergraduate or graduate students.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, permanent resident or an International student.

Write a creative and unique essay on the questions between 1000-1500 words

Suez Corporate Scholars Program12/31/2016$5,000 and paid internship

Accounting, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communications, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science(s), Health & Safety, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Pre-law or Sociology Majors
U.S. Citizen, U.S. National or Permanent Resident
Attend a 4-year accredited university/college
Minimum 3.0 GPA
College Sophomore or College Junior at time of application

*Note: Application currently open

Tobi Cares Scholarship Program12/31/2016$3,000

​Female Undergraduate Student Scholarship 
​Attending four year college or community college in freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year
Applicants' college must be a part of Tobi's partner program or become part of the program.

​3 short essay questions

Top 10 List Scholarship12/31/2016$1,500


Towing Companies of Southern Idaho Entrepreneurship Scholarship12/31/2016$500, one-time award

​Business/Entrepreneurship Scholarship
Undergraduate student or High School Senior
Applicant must plan to attend college by Spring semester if a current college student, or Fall semester 2017 for a graduating senior.
Demonstrate merit and need for scholarship
500 word essay answering this question: What are the merits of the free enterprise system?​​​​

William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship 12/31/2016$2,000

Journalism Scholarship
Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program by submitting a transcript or copy of acceptance letter from teh school you are or will attend;​
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism by submitting an essay of approximately 500 words.​

MVP Visuals Design Scholarship1/1/2017$500

​Graphic Design/Applied Arts Scholarship
DACA/Dreamer Eligible
High school seniors entering U.S. University in the Spring and Fall semesters of 2017 pursuing a major in Graphic arts and Design or Applied arts or current U.S. undergraduate students majoring in Graphic Arts and Design or Applied arts. ​

Design Submission​ supporting the University you plan to attend or are currently enrolled in ​​

*Note: Scholarship has a second submission deadline of June 1, 2017 ​

National Wild Turkey Federation's Scholarship1/1/2017% of $500,000

3.0+ GPA
Students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited instiution of higher education
NWTF membership

Three letters of recommendation

SUP Board Guide Outdoors Scholarship Program1/1/2017$1,000

​Outdoors Scholarship
US Citizen or US resident status required
Student must be pursuing a full-time degree at an accredited American unversity or college


Southwestern Rugs Depot Scholarship1/2/2017$500

Full-time enrollment​

John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest1/4/2017Up to $10,000

Hs students in grades 9-12th grade
U.S. students under 20 years of age enrolled in a HS correspondence/GED program
Essay​ about an act of political courage​ by an elected U.S. official after 1965​

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship1/7/2017up to $40,000

HS senior
Plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year
Must be a U.S. citizen

​Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact

Desert Club of Mesa Scholarships1/8/2017Based on Financial Need

Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe Union, Higley, Queen Creek or Apache Junction HS​.​
Graduating in the class of 2016,
Top 6-50% of graduating class​,
Must demonstrate financial need​​​​,
Must plan to attend a university, community college, or vocational school in AZ.

Mas Family Scholarship (Cuban American Scholarship) 1/9/2017$8,000 -$32,000 (over 4 years of college)

​Cuban Heritage Scholarship ​

Must attend a university, a four-year college, or a two-year ​college
Minimum 3.5 GPA
Restricted to students studying Economics, Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Civil), Electronics, International Studies, Journalism, Engineering-Related Technologies, Business/Consumer Services, Comminications, Materials Science, Metallurgy. 
Financial Need Analysis
Test scores
Proof of Cuban descent​

Ron Brown Scholar Program1/9/2017$10,000 for four years

Black/African American Scholarship
HS senior
Must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, and participate in community service activities
Must demonstrate financial need
Must be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card **Early deadline: November 1, 2016​

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund1/11/2017Up to $15,000

Asian/Pacific Islander
Must be a U.S. Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident of the U.S.
2.7+ GPA
Must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited College or University as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in Fall 2017
Letter of reccomendation

DECA Scholarship Programs1/13/2017Varies

​Must be a current DECA member​
​Open to high school and college students​
Requirements vary based on scholarship program

DECA scholarships1/13/2017$1,000+


The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program1/13/2017Varies

​American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic Student Scholarship
Economics, Political Science, Public Policy and Administration, or International Studies Scholarship
Must be an undergraduate student
Must attend a university or a four-year college
Must be a US Citizen
Must not be attending high school currently 

Financial Need Analysis
Test Scores
Copy of U.S. passport, birth certificate Scholarship1/15/2017$500

Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. 
Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
Aged sixteen (16) years or older
Minimum 3.0 GPA

"Visual Poem" submission​

Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneurship Scholarship1/15/2017$1,000

Local Scholarship,
Entrepreneur Scholarship,
Must live in Maricopa County,
Must be a senior in high school or have less than 60 credits in college,
3.5+ GPA,
Must have run own business for 1 year. 

American University Frederick Douglas Scholarship Program1/15/2017Full tuition, fees, books, room, and board

Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Rank in Top Half of their Class
Satisfactory ACT or SAT Scores
2 letters of recommendation
Apply to the American University in Washington, DC​

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence1/15/2017$5,500

Mechanical Engineering scholarship
US Resident
high school senior through senior year of college
Min. 3.5 GPA for high school applicants and a 3.0 cumulative college GPA for upperclassmen

Official Transcript
>90th percentile ACT/SAT
Completed FAFSA form, demonstrated financial need

Dell Scholars Program1/15/2017$20,000 +

Seniors graduating from an accredited HS this academic year
2.4+ GPA
Demonstrate financial need and are eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in 1st year of college
Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program in the fall directly after your graduation from HS
Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen

MENSA Education and Research Foundation- U.S. Scholarship Program1/15/2017$1,000

Eligible students are those who will be pursuing a degree program in an accredited U.S.​​ college or university during the academic year following their application
Essay explaining applicant's career (Maximum 550 words)​

*Note: Scholarship should open September 15th

Washington Crossing Foundation Essay Contest1/15/2017up to $5,000 for 1 year

​U.S. Citizen,
High School Senior,
Planning Career of Service to the U.S. in Local, State, or Federal Government​

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) National Scholarship1/17/2017$1,000

HS Senior
Younger than 21
Eligible to attend a 2 or 4 year College, University, or Technical School Full Time
M​​​ust be a legal U.S. Resident
Must live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area

Girls Impact the World Film Festival1/18/2017% of $20,000

All HS and Undergraduate students are eligible to apply
3-6 minute short film submission​​​​, no more than 2 films​​
U.S. citizenship not required

​​Note: s​​​​​​​ubmission of film entries begins May 1st, 2016

National Multiple Sclerosis Society1/18/2017Based on # of applicants

​​Students with MS or parents with MS

Ronald McDonald House African American Future Achievers Scholarship1/18/2017Varies

​Must be a legal U.S. resident.
Must be less than 21 years of age.
Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.
​​Must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter​​​

Truman D. Picard Scholarship -Native American/Alaska Native Natural Resources Student Scholarship1/18/2017$2,000 -$2,500

​Native American Scholarship
Natural Resources Major/Interest Scholarship
Graduating High School Seniors, Undergraduate, and graduate students who will be studying in Fall 2017
​Commitment to community- demonstrated
Financial Need- Must complete FAFSA
Letters of Recommendation

Point Foundation Scholarships1/19/2017Up to $10,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
DACA and Undocumented Students Eligible
Must be "out" as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community
Must be a HS senior intending to enroll or a current college student enrolled full time at an accredited college or university
Must be enrolled ​​in a degree-granting undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program
Community college students must be transferring to a 4-year college or university
Proven track-record of leadership and community involvement
Strong academic achievement
Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
Financial need

*Note: Scholarship will open on November 1st, 2016.

Phoenix Chinese Week scholarship1/23/2017$500

​AZ resident active in Chinese Community
High School Senior
3​​.0+ GPA​ - Official Transcript​​
Letter or Recommendation

Microsoft Minority Scholarship1/26/2017Partial or Full tuition

Must be enrolled full-time in a bachelor's computer science degree program at a 4-year college or university
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Must also apply to the Microsoft Internship program to be eligible for the scholarship
Open to Undocumented students

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program (Accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice scholarship)1/27/2017Up to $10,000

​Undergraduate or Graduate
​​Must be enrolled full-time for 2016​-2017 at an accredited 4-year college or university
Accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justce
Interest in anti-fraud profession
​​three letters of recommendation​​​

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship1/30/2017$1,000

​9th-12th grader, or are entering or are a current college or graduate student of any level. No age limit.
U.S. citizen or legal resident

140 character ​​message
Finalists will write a 500- 1,000 word essay​

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Undergraduate Scholarship1/31/2017Up to $5,000

AIAA Member
​3.3+ GPA
Interested in AIAA field

Arizona Elk Society1/31/2017Up to $1,000

Arizona Residents​​​​​​​
Must be interested in wildlife biology
Members of Arizona Elk Society
3 Letters of Recommendation
2.7+ GPA

Note: projected deadline

ARRL Foundation General Scholarship1/31/2017Various


Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest1/31/2017Unlisted

​Women in Mathematics Scholarship
DACA/Dreamer Eligible
Categories of Grades 6-8, 9-12, and Undergraduate Students​

Biographical Essay
Essay- Interview a woman pursuing a career in mathematics

*Note: Deadline is January 31st of each year​

Gates Millennium Scholars Program1/31/2017Unmet Need

​Minority Scholarship
For students with substantial financial need (qualified to receive the Pell Grant)
3.3+ GPA​
Will be enrolling for the first time at a U.S. accredited college or univeristy as a full time, degree-seeking (any major), first-year student in the Fall 2016
Support for continuing Millenial Scholars​ graduate students may be received for the following fields: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.

*Not offered 2017, may come back for 2018

*Note: Projected deadline, may not be exact. 

National Military Family Association Scholarships1/31/2017Need Based

Military Family

Princeton Prize In Race Relationships Scholarship1/31/2017$1,000

DACA Eligible
Applicant must currently be in 9-12th grade
Community volunteer/involvement
1 adult reference form

The College Television Awards 1/31/2017Unlisted

​Video Submission

*Application available on December 1st, 2016

UniGo I Have a Dream Scholarship1/31/2017$1,500

Must be at least 13 years old at the time of application,
Must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia,
Must be currently enrolled, or enroll no later than the fall 2023, in an accredited post secondary institution of higher education.​


Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship2/1/2017Up to $10,000

​Journalism Major
Conference Attendance

American Dental Hygienists' Association Scholarships2/1/2017$1,000 (various)

Dental Hygenist
Varies due to type of program/scholarship
3.5 GPA

 Application available October of 2016

American Helicopter Society: Arizona Chapter Scholarship2/1/2017Up to $3,000

​Helicopter Engineering

American Nuclear Society Scholarships2/1/2017$1,000

Nuclear Science Major
ANS student member

applications open 11/15/16​​

BMI Foundation Student Composer Award2/1/2017$5,000

Musical submissions​

​​​​​​​​​Must be enrolled in an accredited public, private, or parochial secondary school, in an acccredited college or conservatory of music, or engaged in the private study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative).​

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship2/1/2017$1,000

Migrant Workers​ or Children of Migrant Workers
Education major/Teaching as a career goal
​DACA Eligible

National Cowboy Museum Stacey Scholarship Fund2/1/2017$5,000

​For Western/Cowboy Artists, aged 18-35
Only those who are skilled and devoted to classical Western/Cowboy art should apply

Submit works of art on cd, digitally​

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarships2/1/2017Various

Engineering Students
Enrolled in college in AZ
3.0 GPA

Applications open 11/1/16

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program2/2/2017pre-college scholarship, mentorship, and internship opportunities

Must be 7th grader ​entering 8th grade in the fall of 2016,
Must have earned grades of all or mostly As in school with no Cs or below in your core academic subjects since the beginning of 6th grade (English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies/History),
Must not have a family income that exceeds $95,000,
Must reside in the U.S. or a U.S. territory and plan to attend high school in the U.S.​

Test Scores​
2 teacher recommendations and 1 personal recommendation


American Atheists Scholarship2/3/2017Up to $1,000

Proof of Activism
2.5 GPA

American Meteorological Society Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship2/3/2017$2500

​Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status.
Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2017 as a full-time student and plan to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Marine biology does not meet this requirement. 

Application form
Official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years
One letter or recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor (one only)
A copy of scores from an SAT or ACT exam

American Meteorological Society Minority Scholarship2/3/2017$6,000

​Minority Scholarship
Must be entering freshman year of college in fall 2016
Must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. ​Marine Biology is not eligible
Must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent resident status

NFBPA Jacques Avent Scholarship2/4/2017up to $5000

African-American/Black Heritage Scholarship,
Arizona resident Scholarship,
Must be an undergraduate student who has completed a minimum of 48 credit hours OR a graduate student and carry a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester,
Must pursue a career in public administration in Public Adiminstration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, Political Science or Urban and Metropolitan Studies degree program, 
3.0+ GPA

Letter of Intent
Two letters of recommendation

AFSA Academic and Art Merit Awards 2/8/2017Various

Foreign Service Dependent

Need-Based Scholarship​-- Minimum 2.0 GPA​​
Art Merit Award-- Minimum 2.0 GPA
Academic Merit Award-- Minimum 3.25 GPA​​

​*Note: deadline is projected and may not be exact

Dorrance Scholarship Program2/8/2017Up to $12,000

​Arizona Public University Scholarship (ASU, UA, NAU) 
First Generation College Student
HS senior
​3.0+ GPA
1040+ SAT or 22+ ACT

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship- Daughters of the American Revolution2/10/2017$2,000
​​Graduating High School Students
American History Scholarship
Students who will pursue an undergraduate ​course of study/concentration with a minimum of 24 credits in American History/government. 
U.S. Citizenship
Based on Academic Merit - Minimum 4.0 GPA
Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25
Scholarships are judged and awarded without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin or disability​

Application form
Financial need form​​
Statement of career intent- 1,000 word maximum
2-4 letters of recommendation
​​List of extracurriculars and honors received​​
Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship-- Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Society Scholarship2/10/2017$5,000
Graduating High School Students
U.S. Citizenship
Based on Academic Merit - Minimum 4.0 GPA
Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25
Scholarships are judged and awarded without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin or disability​

Application form
Statement of career intent- 1,000 word maximum
2-4 letters of recommendation
​​List of extracurriculars and honors received​​
Queer Foundation Scholarship2/14/2017$1,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
DACA Eligible/In-Eligible​
HS Seniors, 18 and younger ​
Must attend a U.S. college or university in the 2017-201 academic year
Must study queer theory or related field: queer medical, legal or social issues​​

American Holistic Nurses' Association: McGuire Scholarships2/15/2017Various

Registered Nurses
Membership in AHNA
2 Letters of Recommendation

American Indian Scholarship-- Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)2/15/2017$4,000

American Indian/Native American Scholarship
Undergraduate or Graduate level students​
Minimum 3.25 GPA

American Indian Scholarship Application
Letter of family history, ​​financial status, and education objectives​​
Demonstration of financial need​
Demonstration of American Indian status
Most recent transcript
3 letters of recommendation​

Chicanos Por La Causa Scholarship Programs-- Arizona State University and Maricopa Community Colleges2/15/2017Varies

Hispanic Heritage Scholarship
Arizona/Local Scholarship

Provide a copy of the most recent unofficial grade transcript. Typed personal statement 
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Community Service requirement
Requirements may vary for either Arizona State University Scholarship applicants or Maricopa Community College Scholarship applicants

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will open in December 2016. 

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship-- Daughter of the American Revolution Scholarship2/15/2017Varies

​​​American Indian Scholarship
​applicant must be enrolled full-time in a 2 or 4-year university
​​​Minimum 3.25 GPA

American Indian Scholarship Application​
Letter of family history, ​​financial status, and education objectives​​
Demonstration of financial need​
Demonstration of American Indian status
Most recent transcript
3 letters of recommendation​

​Various Scholarship Opportunities

Other Scholarship Websites


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