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.

Undergraduate

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: $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: Fall Yearly

Amount: $40,000

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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 Yearly

Amount: $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: Early October Yearly.

Amount: $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 Yearly

Amount: $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: Mid June Yearly

Amount: $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: $1,000

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Graduate

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 Yearly

Amount: $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: December Yearly

Amount: $42,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must be in the second year or higher of a graduate level program focusing on issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy
  • Must be a member of the American Planning Association prior to applying
  • Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA

Deadline: Late September Yearly

Amount: $1,500

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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 Yearly

Amount: $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 Yearly

Amount: $5,000

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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 Yearly

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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 Yearly

Amount: $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: Late July and December Yearly

Amount: $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: Early April Yearly

Amount: $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: Fall Yearly

Amount: $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: $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: $500

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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: $1,000

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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: Spring Yearly

Amount: $1,000

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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
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be the first in your family to attend college

Deadline: Late December Yearly

Amount: $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 have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges

Deadline: Spring Yearly

Amount: $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 Yearly

Amount: $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 October Yearly

Amount: 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 Yearly

Amount: $1,000

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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 or graduate school. 
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5.

Deadline: Mid-February Yearly

Amount: $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Must have completed the freshman year of college with at least a 3.0 GPA in the Southwest region
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills
  • Must have demonstrated community service initiatives

Deadline: Early March Yearly

Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Native American or Alaska Native descent 
  • Attending an accredited college
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours
  • Must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0
  • An ACT score of 14 or above is desirable, but not required
  • Scholarship can only be used for tuition and books

Deadline: Spring Yearly

Amount: $2,000

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