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New at searching for scholarships?
Keep these tip​s​​​​​ in mind while researching scholarship opportunities. Use this handy scholarship worksheet to keep your scholarship finds organized​!​

Many scholarships require a personal statement in either the form of short answer questions or essays.
Consider these helpful tips​ to make yourself stand out!​​

Some scholarships require letters of recommendation.
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​​​ for the 2017-2018 academic year, 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 2017-2018 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 college.depot@phoenix.gov​. These scholarship suggestions may or may not be included on our website. Thank you!​

  
  
  
Requirements
Arizona Milk Producers "Is Your 'Stache Worth the Cash?" Scholarship Contest11/21/20171st Place: $12,000,  2nd Place: $10,000, 3rd Place: $8,000

​Selfie Contest 
Arizona Student Contest

No Purchase necessary. Photo must include a visible dairy product. Other people should not be in the photo. The Contest is open to legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2018 fall term with at least 12 credit hours. Visit arizonamilk.org/scholarship for official rules and details. Employees and family members of Arizona Milk Producers or United Dairyment of Arizona are not eligible

The contest entry period begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017. The first week of judging and start of weekly prizes begins on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Contest ends at 11:59:59 p.m. on November 21, 2017. 

Enter by completing the following steps:
Snap a photo of your best milk mustache, the more creative the better! Other people should not be in the photo.
Make sure a dairy product (milk, cheese, and/or yogurt) is clearly visible in the photo.
Upload your photo to Instagram and tag @azmilkproducers using the hashtages #ampscholarshipcontest and #fuel, #fun, or #food (to designate which prize you would like to win if chosen as a weekly winner). Or visit www. arizonamilk.org/scholarship to ipload your photo and fill out an official entry form. Specify which prize you would like to win on the entry form. 

Submission of an entry grants Sponsor and its agents the right to publish, use, adapt, edit, and/or modify the photo in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to you.

See expanded rules on website. 

Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship11/24/2017$2,500

​Aviation Program Scholarship
Must be a college student currently enrolled in an aviation program;
A high academic achiever with a "B" average or better;
Recommended by an aviation professional, although direct applications are acceptable.
Residents of Kansas, Missouri, or Illinois will be given preference.

Earn to Learn (for Students Entering University in Fall of 2017)11/28/2017Earn $4,000 in matching funds to pay for tuition, books, and other university related expenses by meeting $500 savings goal prior to University enrollment

Local Scholarship
For students who will enroll in an Arizona University in Fall of 2017

​US Citizen (students may qualify as an Eligible Non-Citizen)
Must be FAFSA Eligible
Household income requirements pertain

University of 
Arizona: in-state high school students and in state community college transfers
Northern Arizona University: in-state high school students, in state community college transfers, Current Native American NAU students
Arizona State University students: in state high school students, in state community college transfers, current ASU SPARKS students, in state high school students participating in C4C

Qualifying students who make deposits for at least 6 months and meet their $500 savings goal prior to attending one of the three in-state Universities will earn $4,000 in matching funds to pay for tuition, books, and other university related expenses. The matching scholarship is renewable for up to four years depending on on-going funding as long as students remain eligible and continue to save $500 each year. 

Dr. Patti Flint Women in Science Scholarship11/30/2017$3,000

Arizona Resident
Women's Scholarship
Applicant must be a female Arizona resident intending to pursue education at an Arizona community college, vocational or trade school, or university
Applicant must be planning to pursue a degree in medicine or the natural sciences-- academic fields include Healthcare, Medicine, Pharmacology, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry
Applicant may be either traditional or nontraditional- open to high school seniors, actively enrolled undergraduate, graduate or doctoral students, or women interested in returning to school

Application
1 Letter of reccomendation​​

*Note: Projected deadline, may not be exact

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 11/30/2017Up to $50,000

HS Senior
Must be U.S. Citizen​​​​​

*Note: Scholarship opens September 1, 2017, deadline not yet posted.

Groza Learning Center Education Scholarship11/30/2017$1,000

​No Citizenship Status Specified
High school students who graduate in 2017 and have been accepted into a college or university.

Current college/university students
Maximum 500 word short essay on the word 'redemption'
Application form

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program12/1/2017Up to $30,000

DACA-Eligible
Cannot be a citizen of the U.S. 
Women's Fellowship
Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or posession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States
Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country who are permanent legal residents of the United States are not eligible.
Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree completed by September 30, 2017. 
Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year for master's degree, doctoral degree, or other professional degree, and must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the United States during the fellowship year
Be proficient in English

See website for more information


Americanism Essay Contest For Grades 7–1212/1/2017Up to $5,000

​Essay Contest for students grades 7-12
Application
Theme: What Patriotism Means to Me
Essay- ​350 word maximum 
Sponsorship from ​​​Fleet Reserve Association​ or Ladies Auxiliary

ASSE Foundation Award Program12/1/2017$1,000 - $3,000

Occupational safety, health, and environment majors ​(or closely related field) scholarship

Transcripts
Academic letter of recommendation
Minimum 3.0 undergradua​te GPA or 3.5 graduate GPA.​
*Note: application available starting September 1st. ​​

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute- Congressional Internship Program -Summer Internship12/1/2017$2,500 - $3,750 stipend

Hispanic Scholarship/Internship program for students interested in Politics/Government
Daca Eligible
Students must be currently enrolled full time and working towards their undergraduate degree.
Community colelge individuals graduating in June are eligible for the Summer session if they are transferring to a new institution come the Fall semester.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asyless, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
Preference of 3.0 GPA or higher
Demonstrate evidence of leadership skills and potential for leadership growth
Demonstrated commitment to public service-oriented activities

​Application
2 essay questions
Resume
One letter of recommendation

Google Lime Scholarship Program12/1/2017$10,000

Student with disability- a student with a visible or invisible disability 
Computer science or related field
DACA/Dreamer Eligible
Undergraduate or graduate student, or PhD​ at a university in the U.S. or Canada
Must be a student with a disability pursuing a degree in computer science or a closely related technical field
Must maintain strong academic performance
Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology

Contact, education, and experience information/
Current resume & unofficial transcripts
Three essays
Two recommendation letters​​

Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest12/1/2017up to $2,500

No Citizenship/Residency Requirement Specified
HS juniors and Seniors, and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities in the United States
Students curently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university
600+ word essay on topic: What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads?

International Bullying Prevention Association STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 12/1/2017$500

​Note: scholarship is offered year-round

Be a high school senior or current college student planning to attend or enrolled in an accredited, non-profit, four year college or university in the United States in the fall of the following year. 
Be a US citizen or legal permanent resident
Minimum  2.0 GPA

International Technology Education Association Undergraduate Scholarship in Technology Education12/1/2017$1,000

​​Education/Technology/Science Scholarship
International Scholarship (No Nationality Requirements)​
Must be a current undergraduate student
Must attend a university or a four-year college
Must study full-time
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Restricted to students studying Education with emphasis in Science, Technology, and Society, or Engineering/Technology
Must be affiliated with/become affiliated with International Technology Education Association​​

Application
Resume
References
Transcript

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships12/1/2017$1,000

Various​ (College, Nursing, Law School, Medical School, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy)
Must be enrolled at a ​4-year college or university
Transcript and proof of enrollment​
Resume or C.V. optional
500 to 750 word essay
See website for more info

Overseas Press Club Foundation Fellowships/Scholarships12/1/2017$2,000/funding for overseas experience
Journalism/Writing Scholarship
DACA Eligible, International Student Eligible
Graduate and Undergraduate Student Eligible​
Must attend an American university, a four-year or a two-year college, or be an American student studying abroad.
Must not be attending high school currently

​Cover Letter
Resume
Writing Sample
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program12/1/2017$1,000 or greater

​High School Senior Scholarship
No citizenship/residency requirements listed
Must be a full-time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school in a community served or approved by Comcast.
Minimum 2.8 GPA
Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.
Student plans to attend an accredited, non-profit college, university or vocational/technical school in the United States.
Student shows a strong commitment to involvement in community service.
Student will need to complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form. If the nominee is not over the age of 18, the parent/guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the release. 

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship12/1/2017$10,000

Computer science, computer engineering or closely related major
Must be a female currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year
Must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a university in the U.S. for the 2016-2017 academic year
Must maintain a strong academic record​

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

United States Bowling Congress Scholarships12/1/2017Up to $6000

Bowlers
Nomination,
Essay,
Resume
3.0+ GPA

Walmart Associate Scholarship12/1/2017Up to $1,500

​Wal-Mart Employee​ Scholarship
U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
Must be employed part-time or full time with any dvision of Walmart 
Must have graduated high school/home school, have obtained a GED or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in college or university upon graduation.
See website for more info.

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1150 S. 7th Ave., 
Phoenix, Arizona, 8500​7
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Call: (602) 261-8847 · Email: college.depot@phoenix.gov