Leslie & Betty Sains 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 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 attend a high school in Arizona.
  3. Must be of Native American heritage.

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

Description: The Leslie & Betty Sains Scholarship Fund is provided annually to high school seniors in Arizona. Preference is given to students of Native American descent.

Application requirements for the Leslie & Betty Sains Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Leslie & Betty Sains Scholarship Fund is provided annually to graduating high school seniors in Arizona who demonstrate high academic achievement and unmet financial need that may otherwise be a barrier to higher education. Additional preference is given to students who are Navajo or otherwise of Native American ancestry. 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 scholarship varies annually depending upon the amount of funding available as well as the applicant's demonstrated financial need.  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 and information about the Leslie & Betty Sains 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; an 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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