Prescott College Scholarships

 

Students who have completed their application and have submitted all their application requirements by their priority date will be reviewed for scholarships during the application review process. Scholarships will be awarded to accepted students who receive a “best quality” rating and meet the criteria for any of the College’s admissions scholarships. After the priority dates, awarding will be limited and based on availability of scholarships.

Resident Undergraduate Freshman Scholarships

President’s Scholarship

Eligibility:

This scholarship celebrates students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.

Amount: $7,000 per year for first-time college freshmen

 

Deans' Scholarship

Eligibility:

This scholarship awards students who demonstrate strong achievement in academics.

Amount: $5,000 per year for first-time college freshman

 

Trustee Scholarship

Eligibility:

Our most prestigious scholarship honors students of the highest academic talent.

Amount: $9,000 per year for first-time college freshmen

 

Alumni Award

Eligibility:

An award based on potential and accomplishment at the collegiate level.

Amount: $2,500 per year for first-time college freshmen

 

National and Community Service Education Awards

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. AmeriCorps

 

National Merit Finalist Recognition Scholarship

Eligibility:

This scholarship celebrates a student’s exceptional accomplishment in being named a National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. It is added to a student’s merit scholarship award and also entitles the student to personalized opportunities to work with faculty members and community projects. During their first year, students qualifying for this scholarship will be invited to choose a faculty member who will provide an additional level of mentorship. Special advising for scholarship recipients will include a streamlined process for meeting the College’s general education requirements, and for potential accelerated completion of the bachelor’s degree. Students must submit to Admissions their National Merit Finalist Letter in order to qualify and inform the National Merit Scholarship Corporation that Prescott College is their first choice college.

Amount: $2,000 per year for first-time Freshmen National Merit Finalists.

 

Resident Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Eligibility:

This scholarship acknowledges a student’s commitment to education and high academic standards at the 2-year college level. It is valued at $1,000 per year and is added to a student’s merit scholarship award. Students must submit to Admissions proof of membership in PTK in order to qualify.

Amount: $1,000 per year for Transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

 

Ponderosa Scholarship

Eligibility:

Awarded to students with a minimum college transfer GPA of 3.44 out of 4.0.

Amount: $6,000 per year for Transfer students

 

Juniper Scholarship

Eligibility:

Awarded to students with a minimum college transfer GPA of 2.63 out of 4.0.

Amount: $4,000 per year for Transfer students

 

National and Community Service Education Awards

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. AmeriCorps

 

Manzanita Award

Eligibility:

An award based on potential and accomplishment at the collegiate level.

Amount: $2,000 per year for Transfer students

 

Limited Residency Undergraduate Scholarships

New Student Scholarship

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admissions file by the scholarship deadline and receive
a “superior” rating on their admissions application. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years.

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

Community College Transfer Scholarship

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admission file by the scholarship deadline and who are
transferring from a community college with a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years.

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

Prescott College Arizona Teacher Education Scholarship

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admission file by the scholarship deadline pursuing a B.A. leading to Arizona teacher certification and who have prior minimum GPA of 3.0

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Eligibility:

This scholarship is awarded to applicants who will be attending Prescott College as undergraduates and first-degree seeking students. The award is in the amount of $1,000 per term toward tuition for eligible students in their junior and senior years.  Students must be an active member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Amount: $1,000 per semester – renewable for up to three years

 

National and Community Service Education Awards

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. AmeriCorps

 

Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships

National and Community Service Education Awards

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. AmeriCorps

 

Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships

Eligibility:

To help students manage the costs associated with pursuing an advanced degree, the Master of Arts Program offers a number of generous renewable Graduate Fellowships each term.  Recipients are selected by faculty from the pool of applications submitted by the priority application deadline.  Students will have their Graduate Fellowships renewed if they are both continually enrolled and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Amount: Annual award $2,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program

Eligibility:

A limited number of Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA's) are available in various fields of study each Fall.  GTA's receive a tuition grant valued at $6,000 for the first year only and will be considered for adjunct roles at the College in their second year, assuming they have completed the first year program and had a successful evaluation of their teaching in the spring.  On average, a GTA is required to work twenty hours per week.  Graduate Teaching Assistants are also required to enroll in a required experiential learning pedagogy and teaching internship graduate course during their first and second terms of study.  These time commitments are manageable along with full time graduate study.  A Letter of Intent is an additional element to the standard application requirements for the Master of Arts Program

Amount: Annual award $6,000 per year; $3,000 per semester

 

Ph.D. Fellowships and Assistantships

Eligibility:

To help students manage the costs associated with pursuing an advanced degree, the Ph.D. program offers a number of generous multi-year Fellowships and Assistantships.  Assistants work directly with Ph.D. faculty to support the PH.D. grant writing process and drive new initiative, such as the launch of the Journal of Sustainability Education, and assist with the coordination of the Annual Sustainability Education Symposium.  All applicants meeting the February 15th final application due date will be considered.

 

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