Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship

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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 be a graduating high school senior.
  2. Must reside in Arizona.
  3. Must have one or more parents who are or were previously incarcerated.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.

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

Description: The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship is available for high school seniors in Arizona with one or more parents who have been incarcerated. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Kay T. DeMichele Angel Tree Scholarship is provided in memory of Kay T. DeMichele's life and commitment to helping children who were in need due to a parent's conviction. 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: The amount of the award varies annually depending on the availability of funding. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply, although renewal is not guaranteed.  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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