James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

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 be majoring in art or art education.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must graduate from an Arizona High School. Additional consideration will be given to residents of Verde Valley area of Arizona and graduates of the following high schools: Sedona, Cottonwood, or Flagstaff High School.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  6. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Sedona, Cottonwood or Flagstaff High Schools in Verde Valley, AZ. Applicants must be majoring in art or art education and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: This scholarship is provided in memory of James A. Fortmann and is provided annually to a graduating high school senior in Arizona who intends to major in art or art education. Additional preference will be given to students who reside in Verde Valley, AZ. 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: $5,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous recipients are eligible to re-apply and may receive priority for future awards.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Applications for the James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund 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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