Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Arizona Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 8 awards provided annually.
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 a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.
  5. Must attend an accredited college or university in Arizona.

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

Description: The Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship is provided annually to up to eight students graduating from high schools in Arizona and planning to attend an accredited college or university in Arizona. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship seeks to assist students in Arizona who demonstrate strong potential for success and future contribution to the community. Two awards will be provided to Native American students, and one award will be provided to a student who shows exceptional academic performance. Students applying for this award must indicate so on the Arizona Community Foundation General Application, and must submit an additional essay that describes his or her involvement in the community and vision for their future. 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. One student with exceptional academic achievement will be selected for the Kevin Johnson Scholar award of $7,000. All awards are provided on a one-time basis and are non-renewable. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply in futrue years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,250.

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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