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State Department of Education
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-5393
Toll-Free: (800) 352-4558

State Higher Education Agency
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Suite 650
2020 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004-4503
Phone: (602) 258-2435

Special Education Agency
Exceptional Student Services
Arizona State Department of Education
3300 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-4013
Toll-Free: (800) 352-4558 AZ residents only

State Adult Education Agency
Adult Education and GED Testing
State Department of Education
Bin 26
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 258-2410

There are 448,916 full time students in the 48 colleges and universities of Arizona

American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Inc Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona Christian University Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona College of Allied Health Glendale, Arizona
Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona
Arizona Western College Yuma, Arizona
Brown Mackie College Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona
Brown Mackie College Tucson Tucson, Arizona

Central Arizona College Coolidge, Arizona
Chamberlain College of Nursing Arizona Phoenix, Arizona
Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler, Arizona
Cochise College Douglas, Arizona
Coconino Community College Flagstaff, Arizona
College America Flagstaff Flagstaff, Arizona
College America Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona
Collins College Phoenix, Arizona
DeVry University Arizona Phoenix, Arizona
Dine College Tsaile, Arizona
Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, Arizona
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Prescott, Arizona
Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale, Arizona
Fortis College Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona
GateWay Community College Phoenix, Arizona
Glendale Community College Glendale, Arizona
Golf Academy of America Chandler Chandler, Arizona
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, Arizona
International Baptist College Chandler, Arizona
Mesa Community College Mesa, Arizona
Mohave Community College Kingman, Arizona
National Paralegal College Phoenix, Arizona
Northcentral University Prescott Valley, Arizona
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona
Northland Pioneer College Holbrook, Arizona
Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix College Phoenix, Arizona
Pima Community College Tucson, Arizona
Prescott College Prescott, Arizona
Rio Salado College Tempe, Arizona
Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, Arizona
South Mountain Community College Phoenix, Arizona
Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson Tucson, Arizona
Tohono O'Odham Community College Sells, Arizona
University of Advancing Technology Tempe, Arizona
University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona
University of Phoenix Online Campus Phoenix, Arizona
University of Phoenix Phoenix Hohokam Campus Phoenix, Arizona
University of Phoenix Southern Arizona Campus Tucson, Arizona
Western International University Phoenix, Arizona
Yavapai College Prescott, Arizona

Arizona Scholarships

Arizona Business and Professional Women’s Foundation Scholarships - Amount: $1,500 - This scholarship is given to women living in Arizona who are 25 years old or older.

Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (AzLEAP)- Amount: Up to $2,500 - Students who live in Arizona and can demonstrate a substantial financial need by being eligible for the Federal Pell Grant can qualify for this scholarship.

Arizona CPA Foundation High School Scholarship - Amount: $500 - A high school senior must enroll full-time at an Arizona college or university in the fall after graduation and declare to be an accounting major.

ASTA Arizona Chapter Professional Development Scholarship - Amount: 12 awards from $1,500 to $2,500, and 12 awards of $1,250 - Applicants for this scholarship must have a minimum of two years of experience in the travel industry and be a member of the ASTA Arizona Chapter.

AWS John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship - Amount: One $3,500 award - An applicant must be an Arizona resident who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in welding engineering or welding engineering technology.

Flinn Foundation Scholarships - Amount: This scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board, and two trips abroad for 20 high-achieving high school seniors who will be attending Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or the University of Arizona.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation – Western Regional Chapter - Amount: $500 to $5,000 - Students with a Korean heritage regardless of their U.S. citizenship status are eligible for this scholarship.

MGMA Western Section Scholarships - Amount: One $2,500 award - The applicant must live in an MGMA Western section state such as Arizona and be an undergraduate or a graduate student in a medical practice management or a related degree program.

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships - Amount: Four $3,500 scholarships - One high school senior from Region IV, which includes Arizona, of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association is eligible for this scholarship.

NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards - Amount: 20 $2,500 scholarships - This is a new scholarship program for high school seniors who live in one of 19 states like Arizona where Tesoro Industries does business.

PMI Phoenix Chapter Scholarship - Amount: One $1,000 scholarship - The Phoenix chapter of the Project Management Institute is offering a scholarship to a student who is pursuing a degree in project management.

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship - Amount: 80 $2,000 scholarships - Students residing in Arizona who are members of the Presbyterian church can qualify for this scholarship.

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Technical School Scholarship - Amount: Eight $1,000 scholarships - To students who are in their first year at a technical or trade school and are interested in going into the coal industry.

The Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship Program -  200 $400 first year scholarships. These students can then qualify for scholarships of $500 for the second year, $600 for the third year, and $1,000 for the fourth year.

Women in Science Scholarship - One $2,500 scholarship - For a female Arizona resident who is seeking a degree in medicine or the natural sciences at an Arizona college or university.

Arizona College Access Aid Program - Amount: $2,000 on a first come, first serve basis. Funds are limited.

Busey-McMicken Agricultural Scholarship - Amount: $700 - Graduating high school seniors from Agua Fria Union High School and Tolleson Union High School District are eligible for this scholarship.

Gerald E. Myers and Juanita T. Myers Scholarship- Amount: $4,000 that is renewable for up to four years. A student must be a high school senior of Spanish, Latino or Hispanic descent.

Albert R. and Nellie D. Spikes Scholarship Fund- Amount: $1,000 to $6,000 - This scholarship is for a resident of the eastern Arizona town of Bowie or a graduating high school senior of Bowie High School.

Buzz and Hazel Leslie Scholarship - Amount: $2,500 - They must be in a nursing program at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, or any Arizona community college.

Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship - Amount: $3,000 - Only graduating high school seniors at Camp Verde High School in Arizona or undergraduates who graduated from the school can receive this scholarship.

Ingebritson Family Scholarship - Amount: $2,000 for a two-year college; $3,000 for a four-year college - This scholarship is for students who are nursing, education, finance, or engineering majors and are attending a community college or four-year university in Arizona.

Jeffrey D. McClelland Scholarship - Amount: $10,000 - Sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University or any public university in Arizona is eligible for this scholarship.

Lee Family Memorial Scholarship - Amount: $4,000 - Arizona residents attending Arizona State University and majoring in elementary or secondary education are eligible for this scholarship.

Merle Earnshaw Memorial Scholarship Fund- Amount: Up to $3,000 per year - Applicants must be current employees of the Phoenix Public Library with a minimum of three credit hours in an American Library Association master’s degree program.

Mickey Witkoff Native American Art Scholarship- Amount: $500 to $2,000 - Current high school seniors from Northern Arizona or undergraduates who graduated from a northern Arizona high school are eligible for this scholarship.

Sierra Vista Regional Health Center Auxiliary Scholarship - Amount: $1,500 - This scholarship is for residents of Cochise County, Arizona who are pursuing a medical or health-related degree.

Steven Thayer Hopi Scholarship - Amount: $3,600 - High school and college students who are members of the Hopi Nation are eligible for this scholarship.

The Lodestar Single Parent Scholarship - Amount: $18,000 to $26,000 per academic year - A single parent who has a minimum equal share of custody and pays half the child support for a child under the age of 14 can qualify for this scholarship.

Tri-City Cardiology Healthcare Scholarship - Amount: $1,000 - This scholarship is for an Arizona resident who is employed full-time at a participating medical center or office where Tri-City Cardiology operates.

Dougherty Foundation Scholarship - Amount: $250 - $500 per semester at a community college; $2,000 per year at a four-year college or university.

Northern Trust Award in Memory of Virginia Piper- Amount: $5,000 - Performing arts students at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona can receive this scholarship.

Surprise Sundancers Scholarship Fund - Amount: Up to $5,000 - Applicants must be graduating or have graduated from a high school in Surprise, El Mirage, Youngtown or Wickenburg, Arizona.

Mahler– Graduating seniors at Williams High School in Williams, Arizona who will be full-time college students majoring in a science or engineering field can receive this scholarship.

McLaren Scholarship - This scholarship is for current and former Arizona foster care students who are graduating high school seniors or college undergraduates.
Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest - Amount: $1,000 - For high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, or Nevada. Applicant must submit an essay detailing how addiction has directly affected them.

Reel Milk Moments Video Contest - Amount: Up to $12,000 - For legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2019 fall term with at least 12 credit hours. Student must create a “reel” Milk Moment video, lasting 30 seconds or less, featuring their favorite dairy product(s). Beginning August 27,, each week through November 11, one weekly finalist will be selected based on their entry.

Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen Community Scholarship - Amount: $500 - For graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in the state of Arizona. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking and driving.

Community Scholarship - Amount: $500 - For current college students who reside in the state of Arizona. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking and driving.

Lash Professional Scholarship - Amount: $995 – full scholarship to cover Eyelash Extension Training Course - For students currently enrolled in beauty school. Applicant must submit a video sharing what they stand for and believe in that they center their life around. Winner will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of the Eyelash Extension Training Course in Arizona.

Arizona Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship - Amount: $1,000 - For high school seniors and current college students in Arizona. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition - Amount: Up to $1,200 - For high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state.