Available Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarship opportunities that may be of benefit to Prescott College Students are updated regularly.  Please refer to the contact information listed for each scholarship as well as the deadline.

 

To view a calendar with scholarship deadlines in 2020, click here.

Undergraduate

Eligibility:

  • Native American, or Alaska Native descent (student or parent must be Enrolled).
  • Attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university/technicla/vocational school.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student as an undergraduate.
  • GPA between 2.0-3.4 desirable.
  • An ACT score of 14 or above desirable.
  • Scholarship can only be used for tuition and books.

Deadline: : Late-May Yearly

Amount: Up to $2,000

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  • Spouse of active duty and retired soldiers OR surviving spouses of soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status in obtaining undergraduate degree.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Deadline: Year Round (no deadline)

Amount: Up to $2,200

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Eligibility:

  • Children dependents of Army soldiers (federal active duty, retired, or deceased in active or retired status) in obtaining first undergraduate degree.
  • Under the age of 24 and unmarried.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Deadline: Early April Each Year

Amount: Up to $3,400

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Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen in good standing at accredited undergraduate institution.
  • Receiving a Pell Grant during the time of application or during time spent abroad.
  • In the process of being accepted to or accepted to a study abroad or internship.

Deadline: Early-October and Early-March Yearly

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen of Hispanic heritage .
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students
  • Maintain a GPA of 3 for high school students.

Deadline: Mid-February Each Year

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • High school senior with spring graduation date.
  • Family income of less than $95,000.
  • Intention to enroll in an accredited graduate school.
  • SAT score total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
  • Cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.5.

Deadline: Mid-November Each Year

Amount: Up to $40,000

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Eligibility:

  • Arizona resident and U.S citizen.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.

Deadline: Early-March Each Year

Amount: Up to $2,5000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in least 12 credit hours.
  • Calculate water usage and post Instagram video.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.

Deadline: Mid-October and April Each Year

Amount: Up to $1,500.

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Eligibility:.

  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • U.S. citizen under 25 years old.
  • Ongoing commitment to community through performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the U.S. within the last 12 months for non-family members.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.
  • GPA between 2.5-3.5 desirable.

Deadline: TBD, apply early-October.

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Woman providing primary financial support for herself and dependents.
  • U.S. citizen or residing in Soroptimist International of the Americas' member countries/territories.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Does not already have a graduate degree.

Deadline: Mid-November Each Year

Amount: Up to $10,000

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Eligibility:

  • Female survivor or intimate partner abuse.
  • Be separated from her abuser for at least one year, but not exceeding seven years.
  • Have sought services from non-profit organization that provides services to survivors of intimate partner abuse for at least six months. 
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.

Deadline: At least 2 months before program start

Amount: Average of $2,000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S citizen and Arizona resident for 12 months at time of application.
  • Junior or higher in undergraduate school in course of instruction with the intent to attain licensure as a teacher in math, science, special education, or to provide instruction as a teacher in a public low-income school, a public rural school, or a public school located on an Indian reservation..
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.

Deadline: First-Come, First-Served

Amount: Up to $7,000 in loan forgiveness

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll as an undergraduate at an accredited university in the one of the Four Corners states.
  • Must be a member of the Navajo or Hopi Nation
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Entering your junior or senior year

Deadline: June 18, 2020

Amount: Up to $2,500

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll as an undergraduate at an accredited university in Yavapai or Mohave County
  • Must be passionate about the environment and environmental conservation and be willing to write an essay on the subject

Deadline: Early-December Yearly

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Be a low income student or student from an underrepresented minority group--LGBT, Black/African-American, Hispanic/LatinX, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline: Late June and early January yearly

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Graduate

Eligibility:

  • Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian (student or parent must be Enrolled).
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.
  • GPA between 2.5-3.5 desirable.

Deadline: Mid-July Each Year

Amount: Up to $2,000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S citizen of at least 16 years of age.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • Provide persuasive, compelling, and well-written answers to two open-ended, personal, and thought-provoking questions.

Deadline: Late-September Each Year

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident or a citizen of a U.S. territory.
  • Pursuing or intending to pursue a Master's or Doctoral level degree in oceanography, maritime archaeology or marine biology, including all science, engineering and resource management of ocean and coastal areas (or related areas), at a U.S. accredited institution.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a GPA of least 3.30.

Deadline: TBD, apply in Mid-October

Amount: Up to $42,000

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Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen of Hispanic heritage.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5.

Deadline: Mid-February Each Year

Amount: Up to $5,000

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PhD

Eligibility:

  • Enrolled in a PhD program at accredited college.
  • Have a research interest that contributes to the advancement of classical liberal scholarship.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credits.

Deadline: Early-December each year

Amount: Up to $30,000

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All Programs

Eligibility:

  • Female of at least 17 years old who is a mother of minor children.
  • Low-income (all annual family income less than $20,000 for family of 2; less than $24,000 for family of 3; less than $28,000 for family of 4)
  • Pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree at accredited college

Deadline: Spring each year

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Surviving spouse or surviving child of a deceased service member from a service related death OR a veteran with a 100% service-connected disability.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school.
  • Willing to share personal stories with aspirations.

Deadline: Late-September Each Year

Amount: Up to $50,000

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Eligibility:

  • Member or direct family member of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school beginning in the fall.
  • Essay on what serving your country means to you.

Deadline: Mid-December Each Year

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • "Out" as a person identifying as member of LGBTQ community
  • Working towards betterment of LGBTQ community and proven track record of leadership and community involvement.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited graduate or undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Deadline: Late-January Each Year

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Eligibility:

  • Degree seeking student from Mohave or Yavapai County enrolled in college operating in Mohave or Yavapai County.
  • Passionate about the environment and contributing to environmental conservation

Deadline: Early-December Each Year

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited college in the U.S..
  • Demonstrated commitment to social action.
  • Submit 2-3 minute video outline role of social action.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.

Deadline: Last July and December Each Year

Amount: Up to $10,000

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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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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university.
  • Must have an avid interest in the outdoors and outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, cycling, water sports, or winter sports.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university.
  • Display overcoming significant obstacles to complete/continue school

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Amount: Up to $1,500

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university.
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have struggled with addiction and has overcome it to pursue an education or have a family member or spouse that has struggled with addiction

Deadline: Late September Yearly

Amount: Up to $500

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university.
  • Submit a vacation photo from within the last two years with an excerpt on how you managed financially.

Deadline: Early August Yearly

Amount: Up to $500

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university or be a graduating high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Must be pursuing or intending to pursue a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
  • Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+trillion student loan crisis.

Deadline: December 31,2019.

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or planning or enroll at an accredited university
  • Must be pursuing or intending to pursue a degree any field that promotes achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Explain why you are studying your field and what good health means to you.

Deadline: Late March and Late September Yearly

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university.
  • Must show interest in the outdoors.
  • Must write an essay from series of 5 prompts regarding the outdoors and what it means to you.

Deadline: Early March and Early September Yearly

Amount: Up to $1,100

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university.
  • Must have made a positive impact on the community (ex. community garden, animal shelters, etc).
  • Must write an essay on your community accomplishments.

Deadline: Mid-June Yearly

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university.
  • Be involved currently or in the past in the caregiving of a senior family member or friend
  • Must create a video answer several questions about the caregiving experience

Deadline: Mid-January Yearly

Amount: Up to $2,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be interested in health and fitness
  • Must create a video answer several questions about the role of health and fitness in your life and community

Deadline: Mid-March Yearly

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or undergraduate program
  • Must be a member of a federally recognized Native American tribe or Alaska Native Corporation
  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field incorporating natural resources

Deadline: Mid-March Yearly

Amount: Up to $2,500

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or undergraduate program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be the first in your family to attend college

Deadline: Late December Yearly

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or undergraduate program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline: Late June and early January yearly

Amount: Up to $10,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or undergraduate program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Must have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges

Deadline: Early April Yearly

Amount: Up to $750

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or graduate program
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Willing to write a 750-word essay explaining your opinion on the mental health debate in the U.S. and whether you believe the mental health system is in need of reform. 

Deadline: Late February

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or graduate program
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Willing to write a 1,000 word essay explaining how they have empowered young women in their family or community. 

Deadline: Late January

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or graduate program
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be a US Servicemember, US Military Veteran, or a family member or US military personall or Veterans.
  • Willing to write a 750-word essay discussing how growing up in a military family shaped your life.

Deadline: Late January

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or graduate program
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Willing to write a 500-word essay explaining the candidate's dedication to local conservation and detailing the efforts, past and current, he or she has made to contribute to conservation and natural preservation efforts. 

Deadline: Late July

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited university undergraduate or graduate program
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Willing to write a 1000-word essay explaining how you stand up for others and fight for justice in your local community.

Deadline: Late November

Amount: Up to $1,000

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