Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Arizona Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies annually. Approximately two award were provided last year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  2. Must attend school in the Tempe Union school district.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Tempe Union, Arizona. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

Application requirements for the Amy Wasserman Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: This scholarship is provided annually in memory of Amy Wasserman, a teacher at Nevitt Elementary School who always emphasized the importance of education as a means of overcoming other adversities and disadvantages that a child may have. To honor this memory, the award will be given to graduating high school seniors in the Tempe School District. The Arizona Community Foundation provides scholarships for high school seniors and current college students throughout Arizona. Selection for awards is based primarily on academic records, financial need (as demonstrated by the FAFSA paperwork), and the quality of other submission items such as essays and recommendation letters.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, renewable for up to three additional years provided that the student remains in grade point average of 2.0 or higher and submits a renewal application.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Applications are available on the Arizona Community Foundation website. To apply, the applicant must register with the foundation. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: two letters of recommendation, one from his/her guidance counselor and one from a high school academic teacher, attesting to his/her academic strengths and determination to succeed at the university; a high school transcript through the seventh semester; a 500- to 700-word essay addressing the topic listed on the application; typed personal statements; verification of SAT and/or ACT test scores; and a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form(FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All application materials must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Michelle Grijalva
Address: 2201 E. Camelback Road Suite 202 Phoenix, Arizona 85016

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