New Scholarships

New Scholarship Opportunities are Available for

Spring and Fall 2018!

The Prescott College Fellowship

The Prescott College Fellowship is a full tuition scholarship available to one newly admitted student for each of our full academic degree programs with an anticipated enrollment in the spring 2018 or fall 2018 semester (bachelors, masters, and doctorate only).*

A fellowship will be awarded to one newly admitted student from each of our full academic degree programs areas, totally five new fellowships for the spring 2018 term and six new fellowships for the fall 2018 term. This includes the following degree programs.

  • On campus residency undergraduate
  • Limited residency undergraduate
  • M.S. (Clinical Mental Health Counseling)
  • M.Ed. (Elementary Education, Secondary Education, School Counseling, or Educational Leadership/Principalship)
  • M. A. (Adventure Education, Arts & Humanities, Education, Environmental Studies & Sustainability, or Social Justice & Community Organizing)
  • Ph.D. in Sustainability Education (fall 2018 only)

Applicants must submit all required admissions materials to be considered for admission and the fellowship by December 1 for the spring 2018 semester and by January 1 for the fall 2018 semester. Applicants must be admitted into the degree program of their choice to be considered. The Prescott College fellowship, a full tuition scholarship, may be renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress as a continuous full-time student at Prescott College.

The following criteria shall be used in the awarding process to prioritize the identification of fellowship recipients.

  • Demonstrated passion and excitement for the mission and programs of Prescott College.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strong academic success based upon previous academic background, activities, and community leadership involvement.
  • Demonstrated resilience and persistence in their lives, education, work and community engagement.
  • Commitment to use their degree to address the social, cultural, economic, educational,  environmental, or health crises facing communities today.
  • Applicants who are members of communities most impacted by the social, economic, political and environmental problems they are working to solve.

Students who receive and accept the Prescott College Fellowship agree to support relationship building and outreach between Prescott College and the greater community.

Please note: Recipients of the fellowship will not be eligible for any additional merit based, endowed, or community partnership scholarships offered through Prescott College. Students who are eligible to receive federal student aid may utilize their need based award toward any remaining expenses.

*If no eligible fellowship recipient is identified for a specific full academic degree program or term, no fellowship will be awarded. Additionally, the recipient of the PhD fellowship will be notified by late February due to the admissions screening process of this program.

The Changemaker Scholarship

The Changemaker Scholarship initiative guarantees a $15,000 tuition scholarship to every new first time student from Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, or Texas who is admitted to the on-campus undergraduate degree program for the fall 2018 semester.

Applicants must submit all required admissions materials to be considered for admission and the scholarship by January 1 for the fall 2018 semester. Applicants must be admitted into the on-campus undergraduate degree program to be considered. The $15,000 scholarship ($7,500 each semester) will be renewed each year for students who maintain satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student at Prescott College. 

The following criteria shall be used in the awarding process to prioritize the identification of scholarship recipients:

  • Demonstrated passion and excitement for the mission and programs of Prescott College.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strong academic success based upon previous academic background, activities, and community leadership involvement.
  • Demonstrated resilience and persistence in their lives, education, work and community engagement.
  • Commitment to use their degree to address the social, cultural, economic, educational,  environmental, or health crises facing communities today.
  • Applicants who are members of communities most impacted by the social, economic, political and environmental problems they are working to solve.

    Students who receive and accept the Changemaker Scholarship agree to support relationship building and outreach between Prescott College and their home state communities.

Please note: Recipients of this scholarship will not be eligible for any additional merit based, endowed, or community partnership scholarships offered through Prescott College. Students who are eligible to receive federal student aid may utilize their need based award toward any remaining expenses.