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.
"No Essay" Scholarship
- Must be a high school, college, or graduate student, or planning to enroll within 12 months.
- Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. International students with valid visas are also eligible.
AES Engineering Scholarship
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need?
Submit essay to: email@example.com
Deadline: October 6, 2014
American Indian Graduate Center
- Demonstration of one of the following:
- Pursuing a master, doctoral, or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States (Fellowship, Loan for Service, Wells Fargo)
- Pursuing an undergraduate degree as a full time student at an accredited undergraduate school in the United States (Wells Fargo and Accenture)
- A high school sophomore or junior planning to attend an accredited undergraduate school in the United States (All Native American High School Academic Team)
- 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).
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
To be Eligible a student must:
1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2015.
2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2015.
3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year
4) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by January of 2015.
5) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.
*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Established in March, 2014, Bridgat Scholarship Program is administrated by Bridgat Technology Limited, a private company headquartered in Hong Kong. As totally merit-based funds, Bridgat Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a U.S. accredited institution.
Collegenet Scholarship Election
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.
Amount: Please Check with Provider
- Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card
- Contest submissions accepted from April 14, 2014 - February 18, 2015. Winner will be announced April 24, 2015
- Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool
- The finalists will now be decided by voting! Find out more on the entry page.
Applying for a Scholarship
Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.
• Essay length should be 300 words minimum
• Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher
• Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)
• A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on Goedeker’s Home Life blog
• Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2014 semester
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Amount: One $500 and two $100
Golden Key International Honour Society
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Programs Foundation
- 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
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
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.
Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Resources for Students with Disabilities
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.
- Enrolled or will be enrolled in the next 12 months, in a college or university in the U.S.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Soroptimist - Women's Opportunity Awards
- 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: December 1st (Same day every year)
Amount: $ 5,000 - $ 10,000
The Zachary McMahan Fochtman Scholarship Foundation
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Currently enrolled or has been recently accepted into an accredited Wilderness Therapy, Wilderness Education, or other youth directed program that prepares for direct counseling support for "at risk" or challenged youth.
Deadline: November 15th
U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search Engine
Use the Department of Labor Search Engine to find scholarships based on your location, education level and more..
Veteran's United Foundation Scholarship
- 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
Amount: Five Bi-annual $2,000 scholarships
Women’s Independence Scholarship Program
- 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
Financial Aid Office
220 Grove Ave.
Prescott, AZ 86301
Fax: (928) 350-1120
We are located in lower Rosewood building at
371 Garden Street
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*Occasionally the office must close for staff meetings, trainings and other events.
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