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Most scholarships require a personal statement or essay.
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Read these important tips​ to secure strong recommendations. Give your recom​menders a bit of guidance by completing the student self-assessment

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!​

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship6/30/2017Unlisted


Association of Women Geoscientists (AWG) Ethnic Minority Scholarship6/30/2017Up to $3,000

Undergraduate minority female student scholarship
Attend a university or a four-year college
US Citizen
Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, or Hispanic students
Restricted to students studying Natural Sciences, Natural Resources, Education, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Earth Science, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Gemology, Hydrology, or Museum Studies
Application, Community Services, Transcript, References , Statement of Academic Intent, Test Scores​

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship6/30/2017Unlisted

Automative Career Scholarship
Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automative career
Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automative interests​
​Official Transcript
3.0 GPA Minimum
Must be accepted at an accredited college, university, or trade school within the United States at the time of application
Students attending a technition training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program).
Students must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa
Must be enrolled full-time

Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship 20166/30/2017$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" Healthcare Scholarship Program6/30/2017$500

Healthcare Field Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time in a healthcare related program
Must be 18+ years
Must be a U.S. Citizen

Essay Topic: "Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field"
Word Count: 750-1000 words

Thurgood Marshall College Fund| LOWE’S GAP SCHOLARSHIP6/30/2017Unmet financial need ranging from $500 and not to exceed $3,100

Note: students attending Arizona Universities not eligible-- see TMCF's 47 member-schools
Be a graduating college Senior for the Spring or Summer 2017 semesters
Attend one of the TMCF's 47 member-schools
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
Have an outstanding account balance between $500 and $3,100
International applicants are eligible in addition to U.S. citizens or legal residents
See website for more information

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship6/30/2017$5,000 - $10,000

DACA Eligible/In-Eligible/Citizenship status requirement not specified.
Healthcare Field Scholarship (Health education, medical school, public health, nursing, and/or pharmacy degree)

Be a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia
If the applicant is an undergraduate student; must have completed at least one year of undergraduate course study by the Spring of 2017 at an accredited four-year college, university, or vocational- technical school.
You must provide proof of enrollment to a health education, medical school, public health, nursing, and/or pharmacy degree program. 
If the applicant is a graduate student; must provide proof of enrollment to a graduate program in health education, medical school, public health, nursing, and/or pharmacy degree program. 
Must have one or more years of school remaining. 
Scholarships will be awarded to students and practitioners who are seeking a degree to actively treat patients.

AIChE Minority Scholarship Award for Incoming College Freshmen7/1/2017$1,000

DACA Eligible
Engineering Scholarship
​Incoming minority college freshman interested in pursuing Chemical Engineering.

 Applicants shall be required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander.

Career Essay + reasoning for choosing science/engineering
Letter of recommendation from either a counselor, math, or science teacher

at least a 3.0/4.0 GPA

Applicants must plan to enroll during the current academic year in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree. Students are encouraged to choose classes leading to a degree in chemical engineering. While students admitted for science and engineering degrees are encouraged to apply for this scholarship, preference will be given to students admitted into chemical engineering degree programs.

2017 Surgent Professional Education Scholarship7/1/2017Up to $1000

​Studying to become an accountant
2.8 GPA
Online Application
Essay < 1000 words

Michael Hakeem Memorial College Essay Contest7/1/2017$200 (honorable mention) - $3,000 (1st place)

​DACA Eligible
For ongoing North American undergraduate college students to age 25. If you are entering college for the first time in fall 2017, please enter the William J. Schulz Contest for college-bound high school seniors. If you will graduate from college by spring or summer of 2017, you are eligible to enter this contest. If you are an undergraduate student age 25 to 30, you must enter graduate/"older student" contest.

Topic: "My morals do not come from God, they come from . . ."
Word Limit: 450-650 words. 

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship7/1/2017$500

Migrant Farmer Scholarship​ or Dependent
DACA Eligible
Must have recent history of movement for Agricultural employment,
Must demonstrate Financial Need,
​​​​Must have successfully completed one year of college.​​

Solar Action Alliance Scholarship7/1/2017$1,000

​DACA Eligible
Must be or plan on being enrolled at an accredited institute of higher education​​​ - official statement of enrollment
Minimum 3.2 GPA​
500-1000 word essay​

Goedeker's Appliances Book Scholarship7/9/2017Up to $500

3.0 GPA
Proof of enrollment for Fall 2016

Dubai Safari World Scholarship7/10/2017$1,000

Studying Tourism or Hospitality
500-1000 word essay​
Social media or personal website

Duck Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship7/12/2017Up to $10,000

Duck Tape prom outfit creation and photo submission
Wear and submit proof of outfit, handmade from Duck brand duct tape or Duck brand crafting tape, to prom.
Couple and singles competitions-- See website for more information and official rules.

Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship7/14/2017Up to $1,000

Essay Contest/Travel Blog Contest
Applicants must be ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12. 
Applicants must be attending junior high or high school in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. homeschool program. 

Travel blog length: 600 word maximum, trup must have been taken within the last 5 years
Use photos and/or video

Applications will be accepted between May 15, 2017 and July 14, 2017.
See other website submission rules.

Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest7/14/2017Up to $1,500

Healthcare Major Scholarship
Must be a U.S. or Canadian Citizen 
Currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or accepted into an accredited ​University in healthcare related studies​ for Fall 2017
Proof of eligibility may be required

Essay- 1,250 to 1,500 words. 
Topic: Opioid Epidemic

Women in Public Finance Scholarship7/14/2017$1,000 minimum

Women's Scholarship​​
High School Senior Scholarship
Be a female, college bound high school student entering her senior year in Fall of 2017
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits or law

Photocopy of unofficial high school transcript

Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship Fund7/15/2017$1,000

HIV/AIDS Positive Scholarship
HS/Undergrad ​
Letter from Doctor​​

Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund-- Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund-- Health Career Scholarship--- *Note: Los Angeles applicants only7/15/2017$1,500

​DACA Eligible/ Dreamer Eligible/ Open to qualified students regardless of immigration status
Central American or other Latino ethnicity
Health Careers Scholarship
Los Angeles applicant
Demonstrate proven financial need
Possess a minimum 2.5 GPA
Demonstrate a history of community involvement

Open to:
Graduating High School seniors 
Current undergraduate, graduate, medical, MPH, MD, or Dentistry
Community college students 
Vocational/Trade school 
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