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ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

Statewide agency dedicated to providing Arizona citizens access to higher education and programs to help fund students entering post-secondary institutions.
Phone: (602) 258-2435
Address: 2020 N. Central Avenue, Suite 650 – Phoenix,  Arizona  85004
Email: [email protected]
NOTE: Program availability and details change from time to time.
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Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (AzLEAP)

Amount: Maximum $2,500/year – average amount awarded is $1,000/academic year
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Low-income graduating high school seniors entering a participating Arizona college as a half-time or full-time student.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona – see list of participating schools
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College Access Challenge Last Stretch Scholarship

Amount: Maximum $2,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Students who have completed 60 college credits toward a bachelor’s degree.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Anywhere
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Math, Science, Special Education Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program (MSSE)

Amount: Maximum $7,000/academic year forgiveness loan
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Students who have completed 60 college credits toward a bachelor’s degree meant to attain licensure as a math, science or special education teacher.
Majors/Fields of Study: Education
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Other Requirements: Teachers must enter an agreement with Arizona Commission for Post-secondary Education (ACPE) to teach in an Arizona public school in a term equal to the number of years of loan received plus one year
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THE ARIZONA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Statewide philanthropic agency providing funding for citizens of Arizona to better the state through educational programs, mentoring, and other projects to facilitate leadership and community collaboration.
Phone: (800) 222-8221
Address: 2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B – Phoenix, AZ 85016
NOTE: Program availability and details change from time to time.
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Dorrance Scholarship Programs

Amount: Up to $10,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Undergraduate students who are the first in their families to attend college with a minimum 3.0 GPA, SAT score of 1040 or composite ACT score
of 22 (excluding writing score in both instances), and who demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona State University-Tempe, Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff, or University of Arizona-Tucson
Other Requirements: Must reside on campus freshman year and participate in the University Summer Transition Experience.
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ARIZONA COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Private organization dedicated to providing Arizona citizens with financial need funding to pay for higher education.
Phone: (602) 636-1850
Address: 4040 E. Camelback Road, Ste. 220 Phoenix, AZ 85018
NOTE: Program availability and details change from time to time.
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Helios-ACSF Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-Carstens Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-SRP Scholar

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-Dan Quayle Christmas Classic Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-GEAR UP Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-Legacy Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ACSF-USA Funds Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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D-backs Helios Scholars

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high school, who are recommended by an ACSF partner organization, and who are active members and have been members of ACSF for at least 3 years who can demonstrate financial need.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Scholarship applications are distributed to partnering organizations through informational sessions early each spring
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ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Statewide agency concerned with providing exceptional education and access for all Arizona citizens.
Phone: (602) 542-5393 / (800) 352-4558
Address: 1535 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007
NOTE: Program availability and details change from time to time.
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Arizona Board of Regents High Honors Tuition Scholarship AKA “AIMS Scholarship”

Amount: Up to $6,000
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Renewable
Award Is Open To: Graduating high school seniors from an Arizona high with at least 3.0 GPA, receive B or above in specified courses, adequate marks on the AIMS exams, SAT/ACT tests
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Arizona
Student Attends School In: Arizona
Contact: Shannon Tucker – Program Project Specialist – High Honors Tuition Scholarship Coordinator, 1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin 2 – Phoenix AZ 85007. Phone: (602) 542-4391 / (602) 542-5440. [email protected]
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