Available Outside Scholarships

We will update this listing as we become aware of outside scholarship opportunities that may be of benefit to Prescott College Students.  Please refer to the contact information listed for each scholarship as well as the deadline.

ABC Humane Wildlife Academic Scholarship

ABC Humane Wildlife Academic Scholarship

Eligibility:

Please send your essay response in 1000 words or fewer to grants@abcwildlife.com. The subject line of your submission must include “Women in STEM Scholarship.” You do not need to be a United States citizen to apply. This scholarship is open to persons who identify as female. Graduate and undergraduate students enrolling or continuing in STEM fields of study at accredited universities in the 2016-17 academic year are welcome to apply.

Deadline: June 26, 2016

Amount: $1,000

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American Indian Graduate Center

American Indian Graduate Center

Eligibility:

  • Demonstration of one of the following:
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs Form (FNF) (will be due July 13, 2014) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) (will be due July 13, 2014).

Amount: Varies

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American Psychological Association Scholarships Search Engine

American Psychological Association Scholarships Search Engine

Eligibility:

Eligibility: Use the American Psychological Association to find scholarships based on your field of study, education level, and more.

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Arizona Community Foundation

Arizona Community Foundation

Eligibility:

 The Arizona Community Foundation allows high school seniors and current college students throughout Arizona to apply for more than 80 scholarship awards online with one general application.

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Army Emergency Relief - MG James Ursano Scholarship Program

Army Emergency Relief - MG James Ursano Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree and be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. (Because financial need is already met, students attending service academies are not eligible.) Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Student must be a dependent (under the age of 23) of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier.

Deadline: Scholarship applications are accepted from 2 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year.

Amount: Need-based

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Eligibility:

The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship.
• The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
• The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country - or two weeks (14 days) for current community college students - and no more than one academic year. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.
• The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list. Students applying to programs in Mexico may only apply for scholarships to support study in Mexican states where no advisory is in effect according to the U.S. Department of State Travel Warning list.

Deadline: Varies dependent on which term you are planning to do the study abroad program.

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Collegenet Scholarship Election

Collegenet Scholarship Election

Eligibility:

If you're a college student (or planning to be one within the next year), you'll be able to set up a profile and post to discussion forums. If others like what you say, they'll vote for you. If you like what they say, you can vote for them. Casting and receiving votes earns you points. If the total points you earn during the month places you as one of the top four candidates, you win a scholarship.

Deadline: Monthly

Amount: Please Check with Provider

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County Office Scholarship

County Office Scholarship

Eligibility:

US citizens 16 years of age and older who are either in their senior year of high school or currently enrolled in an accredited institute of higher learning are eligible to apply. Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the institution the student is enrolled in.

Deadline: April 30, 2016

Amount: $1,000

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Gates Millennium Scholars

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility:

Be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American:  

  • Be Citizens, legal permanent residents or nationals of the United States;
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED;
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
  • Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria;
  • Enroll for the first time at a U.S. located , accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree seeking, first year student;
  • Have completed and submitted their application by the deadline; and
  • Have the following forms completed and submitted by the deadline on their behalf:

A Nominator Form-an evaluation of the student's academic record, and;

A Recommender Form- an evaluation of the student's community service and leadership  activities.

Deadline: January 13, 2016

Amount: Varies based on unmet financial need

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GoGrad.org

GoGrad.org

Eligibility:

Online guide that offers a free search for graduate scholarships, eligibility varies.

Deadline: Varies - Please refer to website

Amount: Varies - Please refer to website

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Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key International Honour Society

Eligibility:

  • Attending a college or university in the U.S.
  • Must have a 3.7 GPA
  • Must be a Golden Key International Honour Society Member
  • For membership info, contact:  memberservices@goldenkey.org

Deadline: Various

Amount: Various

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Graduate Programs Foundation

Graduate Programs Foundation

Eligibility:

  • Must be current graduate student for a chance to win $1,000 scholarship
  • Must be graduate in the last five years for a chance to win $1,000 toward student loan payments

Deadline: Drawings happen quarterly

Amount: $1,000 Scholarships for current students or $1,000 toward loan payments for recent grads

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Grant $ for Women

Grant $ for Women

Eligibility:

Please refer to scholarship website for more information.

Deadline: Please refer to scholarship website for more information.

Amount: Please refer to scholarship website for more information.

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Helping Women Pay for College

Helping Women Pay for College

Eligibility:

Varies - Please refer to website.

Deadline: Varies - see website

Amount: Varies per scholarship - see website

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services.  HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.
As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $400 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for candidates, scholars, and their families.
HSF further strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation and to mobilize our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can.  For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please continue to browse our website.

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Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

Eligibility:

For third and fourth year Native American students attending colleges and universities in AZ, NM, CO and UT for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Deadline: June 25, 2016

Amount: $2,500

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Eligibility:

Varies dependent upon scholarship application.

Deadline: Varies - Please refer to scholarship website.

Amount: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.

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National Society of High School Scholars Foundation

National Society of High School Scholars Foundation

Eligibility:

Dependent upon award specifications.

Deadline: Varies per scholarship, most are in the March/April timeline each year.

Amount: Vary in degree

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Point Foundation

Point Foundation

Eligibility:

Please refer to the Point Foundation website for more information:

http://www.pointfoundation.org/OnlineApplicationInfo

Deadline: Please refer to scholarship website for more information.

Amount: Please refer to scholarship website for more information.

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Resources for Students with Disabilities

Resources for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility:

Below is a link to view listing to numerous scholarship options for students with disabilities that range from national financial aid opportunities to local opportunities within the United States and Canada. Each scholarship profile indicates whether online programs at accredited colleges or universities are eligible for the award.

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Scholarship Points

Scholarship Points

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled or will be enrolled in the next 12 months, in a college or university in the U.S.

Deadline: Monthly

Amount: Up to $10,000

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Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Eligibility:

Please refer to website.

Deadline: Varies Per Scholarship

Amount: Varies Per Scholarship

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Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Foundation

Sodexo Foundation - Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Foundation

Eligibility:

See website for scholarship criteria.

Deadline: Refer to website

Amount: $5,000

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Soroptimist - Women's Opportunity Awards

Soroptimist - Women's Opportunity Awards

Eligibility:

  • Must be accepted at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S.
  • Woman pursuing first undergraduate degree.
  • Be the primary financial support for her family.

Deadline: Range: July 1st - November 15th Each Year

Amount: $ 5,000 - $ 10,000

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The Garden Clubs of America

The Garden Clubs of America

Eligibility:

27 Merit Based Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards. Please visit the website for more information.

Deadline: Refer to website

Amount: Refer to website

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U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search Engine

U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search Engine

Eligibility:

Use the Department of Labor Search Engine to find scholarships based on your location, education level and more..

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Veteran's United Foundation Scholarship

Veteran's United Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • A current active-duty service member
  • Veteran of the United States Armed Forces
  • Spouse of military member or veteran
  • Surviving spouse or child of a fallen soldier
  • Child of a military member or veteran
  • Must maintain a cumulative gpa of 2.5

Deadline: Bi-Annual

Amount: Five Bi-annual $2,000 scholarships

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Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

Eligibility:

  • Survived domestic violence (partner abuse) and a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • Officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a U.S. post-secondary institution.
  • Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance.
  • Exhibits strong desire, ability and determination to complete a training and/or academic program.
  • Has a definate plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market.
  • Is sponsored by a non-profit domestic violence service agency willing to mentor and provide support for the student throughout her educational experience.

Deadline: Ongoing – At least two months before the start date of your academic program

Amount: Varies

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