• The Mike Rowe Scholarship

    Work Ethic Scholarship Program

    Deadline: 4/17/24

    Award Amount: Varies The Work Ethic Scholarship Program is open to students pursuing training for a career in a trade field. You must sign the S.W.E.A.T. pledge, answer four short questions related to the pledge, make a short, 60-second video, and submit two references in order to be considered for this award.

    Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

    Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in one of the approved certificate, license, or two-year trade programs below:

    • Automotive Technology
    • Aviation Technology
    • Carpentry
    • Commercial Driving
    • Construction
    • Diesel Technology
    • Electrical Technology
    • Emergency Medical Technology
    • Farming and Agriculture
    • Fire Science and Technology
    • Heavy Equipment Operation
    • HVAC
    • Machinery
    • Manufacturing
    • Marine Technology
    • Pipefitting
    • Plumbing
    • Welding

    This scholarship is not available for students in four-year degree or bachelor’s degree programs.

    To learn more about the Mike Rowe Scholarship organization, and apply, click here

     

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  • Metropolitan Sun of Arizona NCNW 2024 Scholarship Program

    The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is an organization leading, advocating and empowering women of African descent, their families and communities. 

    Requirements:

    • Graduating High School Senior or
    • Current Community College Student
    • Minimum GPA of at least 2.5
    • 2 letters of Reference (Teacher and/or School Administrator)

    The Process:

    • Applications and other documentation must be submitted by May 1, 2024
    • Each candidate must submit a 500 wrd essay describing your chosen major and future career goals with their applicaitons.
    • Each candidate will submit to an interview conducted by the Scholarhip committee and the Executive Board.

    Deadline: May 1, 2024

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  • Sam Garcia Scholarship

    Awarded to ambitious students who demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence and in the spirit of Sam Garcia Sr., community service.  To apply submit a photo of yourself, and an essay introducing yourself.  Detail your need for financial aid, your goals in life, and your concern for your community.  Award amount:  Multiple $1,000.00  Post marked and mailed by: April 19th

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  • Updated Scholarship List

    Click here to visit scholarships.orgs current list of available scholarships.

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  • The Arizona Promise Program

    • The Arizona Promise Program provides financial assistance for students whose federal Pell grants or other financial aid don’t cover the cost of college tuition and fees.
    • The award amount is up to the actual cost of in-state tuition, mandatory fees and program fees after other financial aid.
    • Qualifying students are guaranteed their tuition, mandatory fees and program fees will be fully covered.

    Who is eligible for the Arizona Promise Program?

    To qualify, a student must:

    • Be an Arizona resident.
    • Graduate from an Arizona high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1 of senior year of high school.
    • Qualify for ANY federal Pell Grant; timely complete the FAFSA application each year for renewal.
    • Be admitted and enroll as a first-time, full-time, on-campus degree seeking student at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or the University of Arizona, in the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. (Some gaps in enrollment, such as for military service, may be allowed. Please check with the universities.)

    Click here to learn more about the Arizona Promise Program.

    There is no deadline.

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    Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC) offers numerous scholarships and financial aid resources. The MCC website https://www.maricopa.edu/students/financial-aid-resources/scholarships provides information and tips. Here is a helpful video on applying for scholarships in general.


     

     

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