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Dec. 2018 Scholarship News

by | Dec 3, 2018

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
  • Deadline:
    December 1st priority deadline
    February 1st regular deadline
    * Be sure to apply early as an audition is required

National Wild Turkey Federation

Baird Scholarship

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
  • 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 under Forms
  • Deadline: Postmarked no later than February 22nd

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 or 928-583-2366
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 22nd
    Lonesome Valley Company, Arizona Rangers
    P.O. Box 2541
    Prescott, AZ 86302


In State Colleges – Scholarship Websites

National Scholarship Websites:

Western Undergraduate Exchange (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:

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.


Cash for College
When: Monday, December 3rd
Where: Yavapai College
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm
A local scholarship awareness night for students and families to learn about local scholarship opportunities! Plus, learn about the one scholarship application to fill out to be eligible for over 90 Arizona scholarship opportunities. You won’t want to miss it!


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