Feb. 2019 Scholarship News

by | Feb 11, 2019

The PHS Scholarship News is updated monthly with scholarship opportunities for PHS students and is emailed to seniors and posted on the bulletin board outside the Advisement Office. Hard copies are available in the Advisement Office/Career Center. If you have any questions, please stop by the Advisement Office/Career Center, as we are happy to answer them!

Yavapai Symphony Association

  • Eligibility: Seniors pursuing a degree in music performance or music education
  • Amount: 2019 to be determined
  • Application: For more information and to apply online go to www.yavapaisymphony.org
  • Deadline: December 1st priority deadline
    February 1st regular deadline
    * Be sure to apply early as an audition is required

McDonald’s Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university and have one parent of Hispanic heritage
  • Amount: TBD
  • Application: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer/eligibility_and_requirements.html
  • Deadline: February 4th

Dorrance Scholarship

  • Eligibility:
    • Seniors
    • 1st generation to attend college (neither parent/stepparent holds a 4 year degree)
    • Minimum GPA of a 3.0, SAT score of 1120 or higher or ACT score of 22 or higher
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • Accepted by one of Arizona’s three in state universities
  • Amount: $12,000 per year with international study/travel opportunities
  • Application: For more information and to apply online go to http://www.dorrancescholarship.org/
  • Deadline: February 6th

Republican Women of Prescott

  • Eligibility: Seniors who have one parent/guardian registered as a Republican
  • Amount: $250-$2,000
  • Application: Application available in the Advisement Office or online at www.RWOP.info under Forms
  • Deadline: Postmarked no later than February 22nd

NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors athletes who have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport and earned at least one varsity letter in each of the two sports. Must have achieved two of the following:
    • A minimum of a B+ average
    • Ranked in the top 25% of their class
    • ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Math and Reading)
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Application: www.niaaa.org
  • Deadline: Postmarked by February 28th

The Worth and Dot Howard Foundation Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors who rank in the top 20% of their class and plan to attend a four-year college/university
  • Amount: $1,000 (renewable)
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: Postmarked by February 28th

Marion Saben Peek Scholarship

  • Eligibility: A Yavapai County senior who demonstrates traits of high personal character and leadership; GPA of a 2.0 or higher; planning to attend a community college or four-year college or university
  • Amount: To be determined
  • Application: www.csascholars.org
  • Deadline: March 1st

Prescott Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Female Confederate descendant with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Amount: $500
  • Application: Contact Joyce Schmid via email at joysmid@aim.com or by phone at (928) 541-7587
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 1st

Prescott Frontier Days, Inc. Community Service Foundation Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior in Yavapai County who plans to attend college, vocational school or university
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 1st

Olsen’s Healthy Animal Lifestyle Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior with a 2.5 GPA or higher, plans to attend college or a technical school, animal owner or career plans involving animals
  • Amount: To be determined
  • Application: www.olsensgrain.com
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 15th

Yavapai Cowbelles Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior who plans to major in agriculture and whose parents/guardians livelihood is derived in whole or part from the cattle or agricultural industry. Student is the son or daughter or relative of a current member of the Yavapai Cowbelles or Yavapai Cattlegrowers
  • Amount: $500 and $1,000
  • Application: www.yavapaicowbelles.org
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 15th

Abia Judd/Miller Valley Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors who attended Abia Judd Elementary or Miller Valley Elementary
  • Amount: Varies (typically $250 to $1,000)
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: March 22nd in the PHS Advisement Office

Lt. Colonel Lynne Holliday / Captain James McInerny Scholarship given by the Lonesome Valley Company of the Arizona Rangers

  • Eligibility: Senior
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application:
    • Cover sheet with essay. Cover sheet to include personal and contact info, high school graduating from, intended major, and if related to First Responder and how so. Scholarship gives consideration to, but is not solely limited to, relatives of First Responders.
    • Essay question to be 500 words on: “What is your ultimate ambition in life and how are you preparing for this?”
    • Questions? Contact Sergeant Timpany at mtimpany@azrangers.us or 928-583-2366
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 22nd
    Lonesome Valley Company, Arizona Rangers
    P.O. Box 2541
    Prescott, AZ 86302

Democratic Women of the Prescott Area (DWPA) Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior who is living with a registered Democrat and plans to attend a college/university
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 29th

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior in the Quad City area who has a 3.0 GPA with plans to attend a college, university or community college OR a 2.0 GPA with plans to attend a trade or vocational school.
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application: https://stlukesprescott.church/news/9108/
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 30th

Findlay Auto Group Educational Endowment Scholarship

Gheral Brownlow Memorial Track Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior planning to attend a university, community college, or trade school who demonstrates community service and participates in Track and/or Cross Country activities
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application: www.azfoundation.org/YavapaiScholarships
  • Deadline: March 31st

Mingus Mountain Law Group Scholarship

Roberta G. Stallings Scholarship

C. Derk Janssen Memorial Scholarship

Prescott Sunup Rotary Foundation Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend a university, community college or vocational institute
  • Amount: Varies
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: April 1st no later than 5pm

John E. Hanna Sr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend Yavapai College majoring in Criminal Justice or Fire Science
  • Amount: $500 ($250 per semester)
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: April 2nd in the PHS Advisement Office

Bill Fain Memorial Scholarship

  • Eligibility: A Yavapai County Senior who has been accepted and will be attending the University of Arizona, majoring in agriculture, finance, or economics
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application: www.azfoundation.org/YavapaiScholarships
  • Deadline: April 3rd

Dr. Wayne Beck Memorial Scholarship

  • Eligibility: A PHS senior who has been accepted to the University of Arizona and has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Application: www.azfoundation.org/YavapaiScholarships
  • Deadline: April 3rd

Half Century Alumni Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior who is outstanding in academics and community service with a need for financial assistance to attend college
  • Amount: Typically several $1,000 scholarships awarded
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: April 5th in the PHS Advisement Office

Arizona State Cowbelle Mattie Cowan Scholarship

  • Eligibility: Senior who demonstrates an interest in agriculture
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Application: www.arizonacowbelles.org
  • Deadline: April 15th

Prescott High School PTSA Scholarship

  • Eligibility: PHS Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Amount: $750 (2 scholarships will be awarded)
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: April 15th to the Advisement Office

Yavapai County Mounted Sherriff’s Posse

  • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend a university, community college or trade school
  • Amount: $1,000 (35 scholarships will be awarded)
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: Postmarked by April 19th

Yavapai County Mounted Sherriff’s Posse (“Ralph Hooker Scholarship”)

  • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend Yavapai College
  • Amount: $500
  • Application: Applications available in the Advisement Office
  • Deadline: Postmarked by April 19th

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

Have you applied for the Arizona Community Foundation? The Arizona Community Foundation allows high school seniors throughout Arizona to apply for more than 100 scholarship awards online with one general application. Don’t delay, apply today!
https://www.azfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarshipopportunities.aspx

In State Colleges – Scholarship Websites:

National Scholarship Websites:

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE): http://www.wiche.edu/wue
A program where students can attend participating institutions in other states for reduced tuition. Instead of paying out-of-state tuition, a WUE participant pays the regular in-state tuition plus 50 percent of that amount.

Arizona Community Foundation: https://www.azfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarshipopportunities.aspx

PHS ADVISING WEBSITE: http://phsadvising.wixsite.com/phsadvising
Looking for up-to-date information? Check out the website to find the PHS monthly Scholarship Newsletter, dates/times for college visits, a variety of helpful & printable resources, upcoming testing dates, and the quarterly Advisement Newsletter.

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