Wilna G. Tygum Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Arizona Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be majoring in nursing.
  2. Must be a resident of Arizona.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student at the time of application.
  4. Must attend a college or university in Arizona.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for current Arizona undergraduate students who are majoring in nursing.

Application requirements for the Wilna G. Tygum Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: This scholarship is provided in honor of Wilna G. Tygum, a professional nurse who lived in Wisconsin and Arizona. In her memory, funding will be provided to assist with the nursing education of an Arizona resident. 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: $1,325 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,325.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Applications for the Wilna G. Tygum Scholarship 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.
About Arizona Community Foundation:
Contact Information: Michelle Grijalva, Scholarship Program Assistant
Address: 2201 E. Camelback Road Suite 202 Phoenix, Arizona 85016

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