Arizona Scholarships for 2024

Thinking about how to afford college? Many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year, which is why we’re introducing you to some of the best scholarships in Arizona. At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships to you! 

Check out the list below of scholarships for Arizona you could apply for!

1. James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund

Provider: Arizona Community Foundation

Amount: Varies

The James A. Fortmann Scholarship is in honor of James Fortmann’s dedication to a career in art and art education. Mr. Fortmann was an artist and teacher who enjoyed sharing his talents to train and educate aspiring artists. Mr. Fortmann, and his wife, Javus Fortmann, a former public school administrator, retired to Sedona, Arizona, and because of their connection to the region wish to award high school seniors graduating from high schools in the Verde Valley or Northern Arizona and attending a two- or four-year art school, college or university.

2. Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF)

Provider: AFFCF

Amount: Up to $5,000 per calendar year

AFFCF’s (Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation) primary criterion is that the student-applicant was a ward of the State of Arizona when they turned 18 years of age, that is, the student was not adopted, awarded permanent guardianship, or reunited with his/her biological parents prior to aging out of the Department of Child Safety’s care. Prospective students who signed a voluntary with DCS past their 18th birthday are also eligible.

3. Arizona Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation

Provider: Arizona BPW Foundation

Amount: Varies

The Arizona Business and Professional Women’s Foundation promotes the advancement of Arizona’s working women through scholarships, research, and education. Scholarships are awarded to women 21 years or older (by May 1) who plan to return to school. They should be planning on attending a community college to acquire better job opportunities or advance their current careers. All scholarship recipients are required to attend one Arizona BPW Foundation event per year.

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Kelly Lamano

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