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Arizona's Dorrance Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $48,000
Awards Available: 30

The Dorrance Scholarship for first-generation students is a need-based award providing financial and academic support for Arizona high school graduates pursuing an undergraduate degree at one of Arizona's public universities. The award is renewable for a total of eight semesters (four years) of funding. Scholarships are renewed based on academic standing, participation in program events and activities and community service projects.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants meet all of the following criteria:

A) Seniors in good standing who will graduate from an accredited Arizona high school and enter the university as a college freshmen

B) First generation to attend college (neither parent/step-parent, living or deceased, or legal guardian holds a four year degree from any country)

C) Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (weighted or unweighted)

D) Minimum combined SAT score of 1040 (Taken prior to March 1, 2016)/1120 (Taken after March 1, 2016) OR composite ACT score of 22 (excluding writing score in both instances)

E) Admitted to one of Arizona's three residential public universities (Arizona State University-Tempe, Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff, University of Arizona-Tucson)

F) Demonstrated financial need (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

G) Demonstrated leadership and volunteer service

H) Agree to participate in all aspects of the scholarship program

I) Reside on campus freshman and sophomore year

Award

Up to $12,000 annually, renewable. No more than 8 semesters (four years) of funding will be provided. Up to thirty awards will be made each year. Awards will be announced no later than April 26th.

Benefits

$12,000 per year
8 semesters of funding
Summer Bridge experience
Entrepreneurship experience
International travel
Dorrance advisor
Cultural enrichment
Community outreach opportunities
Tutoring and mentoring


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Arizona's Dorrance Scholarship
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