Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Arizona Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies annually. Approximately three awards were provided last year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must attend or plan to attend Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, or University of Arizona.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student who has completed less than 48 credit hours.
  3. Preference will be given to students majoring in writing, math, or science.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.

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

Description: The Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund is available for high school seniors and undergraduate students who have completed less than 48 credit hours. Applicants must attend ASU, NAU, or AU, and preference is given to students majoring in math, science, or writing. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Catherine M. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided annually in honor of Catherine Newman, her love of science and writing, and her dedication to higher education. Applicants must attend a public university in the state of Arizona, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate unmet financial need. Additional preference will be given to students who are majoring in science, mathematics, or writing, as well as students who have a strong record of community service and involvement. 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: Award amounts vary, but are typically in the range of $1,000 per year. Although the award is not renewable, previous recipients are eligible to re-apply and may receive priority for future awards.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

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 together in the same envelope and be received by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date.
Contact: Michelle Grijalva
Address: 2201 E. Camelback Road Suite 202 Phoenix, Arizona 85016

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