• 2014 College Scholarship
    Criteria:  student planning on attending college in the Fall of 2014.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline: August 20th
    Artic Physical Therapy Scholarship
    Criteria: Senior student planning to attend college no later than January of the next school year.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  August 31st
    Wendy’s High School Heisman Program (Senior Athletic)

     Criteria: Senior students who excel in academics, athletics, and student leadership and invited to apply online and will be judged on their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities.

    Award: Wendy’s $10 gift card and the potential grand prize of $10,000

    Deadline:  October 2nd

    Application: www.wendysheisman.com

    ASU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Essay/Poem Contest

    Criteria: Any K-12 Arizona Student may enter. Students write 250 words or less essay or poem about a person in their family, school, or community who best demonstrates leadership through service and what they envision themselves doing that goes Beyond the Dream: exchange for a better tomorrow.

    Award: 1st place- $150 savings bond; 2nd place- $100 savings bond; 3rd place- $75 savings bond.

    Deadline: October 14th

    Application: www.asu.edu/mlk

    ASU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Poster/Bookmark Contest

    Criteria: Any K-12 Arizona Student may enter. Students create a poster or bookmark that must illustrate what is happening now in their local school or community that demonstrates both leadership and service and what they envision themselves doing that goes Beyond the Dream: exchange for a better tomorrow.

    Award: 1st place- $150 savings bond; 2nd place- $100 savings bond; 3rd place- $75 savings bond

    Deadline: October 14th

    Application: www.asu.edu/mlk


    P.E.O. Star Scholarship (Female Students Only)

    Criteria: Graduating Female Senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and exhibits excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success.

    Award: Varies

    Deadline: October 30th

    Information: http://www.peointernational.org 


    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Program

     Criteria:  Scholars are selected based upon academic achievement, capacity to lead, and hours of dedicated community service. 

    Award:  250 awards are presented annually with 50 scholarships for $20,000 and 200 scholarships for $10,000.

    Deadline:  October 31st

     Application: To apply:  access the online application at www.coca-colascholars.org  

    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

     Criteria: Any student in grades 5-12 and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states of the United States; has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred in the last year.

    Award: State Honorees receive $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C ; National Honorees receive additional $5,000.  BCHS committee will nominate 2 students for state level honors

    Deadline: November 1st

    Information: Submit application online at http://spirit.prudential.com, then go to the Certification page and print them out and deliver it to counseling office.

    First Freedom Student Competition

    Criteria: This program is open to all U.S. high school students in 9th¢¨12th grade.  The First Freedom Student Competition is a national essay and video contest that offers student an opportunity to compete for awards as they examine the history, current importance and relevance of religious freedom in today’s world.

    Award: $2,500

    Deadline: November 14th

    Application: www.firstfreedom.org

    AXA Achievement Scholarship

    Criteria:  Seniors who demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, and the ability to succeed in college.

    Award:  $10,000 scholarship to 52 students; $15,000 additional scholarships to 10 national recipients chosen from the pool of the 52 state winners

    Deadline:  December 1st 

    Applications: Applications are available to download at www.axa-achievement.com

    Arizona Elks Society Scholarship

    Criteria: High School Senior with a GPA of 2.7 or better; must support and actively participate in the preservation of hunting; plan to attend an accredited college; must be  a current member of Arizona Elk Society; be involved in school or community activities supporting conservation or leadership positions within the community.

    Award: $750 and $1000

    Deadline: December 2nd 

    Application: www.arizonaelksociety.org

    Ronald McDonald House Charities

    Criteria: Senior students that plan to attend an accredited four year college, university, or other post-secondary institution and who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.

    Award: Varies

    Deadline:  December 28th

    Information: http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships

    C.I.P Scholarship

    Criteria: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older currently attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university within the next 12 months.  Students must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.


    Deadline: December 31st/ May 31st / August 31st

    Information: http://www.collegeispower.com/content.cfm?area=4



    Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship- Make the "U"

    Criteria:  Seniors of Hispanic American Heritage who have a minimum or 3.0 GPA can apply by visiting the website and answering 3 essays

    Award:1- $15,000 and 10- $12,500

     Deadline:  December 31st

     Application:  Additional information is available online at: www.colgate.com/hazlau


    Imagine America

    Criteria: High school senior who has obtained a 2.5 or greater GPA, demonstrates a financial need and voluntary community service throughout senior year.

    Award: $1,000

    Application: Apply after December 31st at: www: imagine-america.org/scholarship 

    Phoenix Marathon Foundation (Athletic Scholarship)

    High School students who have participated in running related athletics and who are dedicated to the pursuit of higher education.


                High School Cumulative GPA:  3.5
                Two + Years of Competing on Varsity Level, Running - related Athletics
                Two (2) Letters of Reference
                Completed  Application

    Deadline:  December 31st

    Application:   http://thephoenixmarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/PHX_Marathon_Foundation_Application.pdf

    Templeton Press Essay Contest

    Criteria:  high school student who plans to enroll at an institution of higher learning by next fall.  This contest has no special requirements; it only asks  each entrant to write a thoughtful essay about his or her life's purpose.  Contestants will be judged solely on the quality of their ideas and their ability to express themselves. 

    Award:$1,000 - $5,000

    Deadline: December 31st

    Application and entry can be found at:

    Sussle Scholarship

    Mission: Sussle is an encyclopedia of the things YOU care about. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it's actually fun. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others, and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship.



    Full-time undergraduate or graduate students as of Fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the United States.

    US citizen or legal permanent resident.


    Deadline: June 30 and December 31 each year

    Application: http://sussle.org/scholarship

    2011 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    Criteria: United States high school students in grades nine through twelveWrite an original and creative essay of less than 1,000 words that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy inProfiles in Courage

    Award: First-place winner is awarded $5,000.  Second-place winner receives $1,000 and up to five finalists each receive $500.

    Deadline: January 7th

    Application: www.jfklibrary.org  

    GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

     Criteria: college bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

    Award: $10,000

    Deadline: January 9th

    Application: http://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholars-program.aspx



    The American Legion Department of Arizona Oratorical Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Senior students who are required to deliver a “prepared oration”, which must be original effort of the contestant and between 8-10 minutes in length.  The requirements for the oration can be found online.

    Award: Various – 1stPlace receives $1,500

    Deadline: January 15th

    Application: available in the Counseling Department or online athttp://www.legion.org


    Phoenix Chinese Week Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Seniors who maintain a C average and are actively involved in the Chinese community are encouraged to apply.

    Award: $500 (3 awards will be given)

    Deadline: January 18th

     Information: Students interested in this scholarship should pick up an application in the Counseling Department.




    Walt Nicosin Scholarship


    Award:  1-$1,00 Scholarship, and 1 $750 scholarship


    Deadline:  January 21st

    Eligibility:  Seniors who are Arizona residents and who support and actively participate in the preservation of hunting. A copy of the student’s current hunting license is required. Students must be a current member of the Elk’s Society and must be involved in school or community activities supporting conservation and/or leadership positions within the community (FFA, scouting, 4-H, student council and more)



    Sun Student College Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Eligible candidates must be seniors in an Arizona High School. 

    Award: varies

    Deadline: March 1st


    Information: www.sunscharities.org  - You must create an account to apply



    T.W. Lewis Foundation

     Criteria: Senior students who plan to attend either the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University or The University of Arizona Honors College and have demonstrated student leadership. 

    Award: $5,000 per year

    Deadline:  February 1st  

    Application: www.twlewis.com/foundation




    KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program

    Criteria: Senior who will be enrolling in a public college or university within Arizona.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be a US Citizen or permanent resident and has completed the FAFSA form beginning in January atwww.fafsa.ed.gov

    Award: $5,000 per year for tuition, fees, books, and room and board

    Deadline: February 9th

    Application: www.kfcscholars.org


     The Professional Athletes Foundation Student Scholarship (Athletic Scholarship)


    Criteria:   This scholarship is designed for high school student athletes who plan to attend a university, college, or two-year institution that does not provide athletic scholarships.  The scholarship rewards high school athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assists them in achieving their career goals.


    Eligibility:  High school senior with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better and accepted to a 2-year or 4-year college or university.  Student must have participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year and be nominated by their high school coach.  The student has not accepted any scholarship funds or grants to participate in college athletics and is not the son or daughter of a current or former NFL player.


    Deadline:  February 14th


    Applications: available in the Counseling Department



     Asian, Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (ACPA)

    Criteria:  full-time graduating seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.40)
    Amount:  $2000
    Deadline:  February 15th

    Arizona PTA

    Criteria:Graduating Seniors who will be attending a NCA accredited Arizona Community College, college, or university. 

    Award:$500 per semester and may be renewed for up to two (2) consecutive years not to exceed $2,000 or for four (4) consecutive years not to exceed $4,000.

    Deadline: February 15th

    Application: www.azpta.org


    UTI Scholarship Testing Competition

    Award: Up to $2,500

    Deadline: February 23rd


    · Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada.

    · Be a current senior in H.S.

    · Planning to attend UTI (Universal Technical Institute).

    Applications:  http://www.uti.edu/campus-locations/uti-phoenix


    Greater Arizona Better Business Bureau (BBB) Laws of Life Essay Contest

    Criteria: Any student in grades 9-12 at a school or youth organization within the BBB of Greater Arizona service area may sunmit an essay.

    Award:Cash prizes will be awarded according to the following:



    1st Place


    2nd Place


    Superior Mention


    Deadline: February 25th

    Information: http://lol.centerforcharacterethics.org/contests?id=11



     The Lowe’s Scholarship

    Criteria: Seniors who will enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Leadership ability, community involvement and academic achievement are considered when making the selection for the scholarship.

    Award: $15,000

    Deadline: February 26th

    Information: http://www.lowes.com(Application not available until after January 1st)


    NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship

    Criteria: Student Athlete

    Application: www.niaa.org and click on awards on the headline banner, and then on "NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship"

    Deadline: February 28th


    Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Seniors who plan to major in one of the following:  Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, or Design and are interested in a career in the automotive or related industry.

    Award: up to $25,000

    Deadline: February 28th

    Information: www.buickachievers.com

    National Youth Science Camp (Summer Program Scholarship)

      senior student who is passionate about science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and has demonstrated dedication to academic proficiency in these areas as well as their community.

    Award:  National Youth Science Camp held at Camp Pocahontas near Bartow, West Virginia

    Deadline:  March 1st

    Application:  http//www.nysc.org  

    John C. Lincoln Deer Valley – Volunteer Services Scholarship


    Criteria: Student intends to attend a college in Arizona to pursue an undergraduate education in healthcare.  Demonstrate scholastic ability and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or “B” and have a need for financial assistance. Volunteer service is not a requirement however recommended.

    Award: Varies

    Deadline: Beginning February 1stthrough April 1

    Application: Students may pick up an application at the Counseling Department


    The Rotary Club of Anthem Scholarship

    Criteria: Senior student who has been accepted for full-time enrollment in Fall at a post-secondary institution and earned a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and not related to a member of the Rotary Club of Anthem.


    Deadline: March 14th

    Application:  Students may pick up an application in the Counseling Department or visit: www.AnthemRotary.org


     GFWC-Desert Jade Woman’s Club

     Criteria:Open to both Senior Female and Male students of Chinese decent and based on scholastic/academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities and financial need.

    Award:(4) $650

    Deadline: March 9th

    Application: Available in the Counseling Department

    Sammy Milk Award Scholarship (Athletic)

     Criteria: Student athletes who demonstrate excellence in the classroom, on the athletic field and in their communities – and who understand the importance of refueling their bodies with the protein and other nutrients in low fat or fat free milk.

    Award: 25 - $7,500 Awards

    Deadline: March 19th 

    Application: https://www.sammyapplication.com/ 


    Chinese American Citizens Alliance – Phoenix Lodge

    Criteria: Open Senior students of Chinese decent and based on scholastic/academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities and financial need.

    Award: (4) $600

    Deadline: March 23rd  

    Application: Available in the Counseling Department.


    Gilbraitti & Associations Scholarship (Essay)

    Criteria: Must be attending a College or University in the Fall and complete online Essay and Application.

    Award: $500

    Deadline:  March 30th

    Application: http://www.abbotsfordmortgagebrokers.ca/mortgagebrokersabbotsford.php


    Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship


    Deadline: March 30th

    Eligibility:  Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

    Applications: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php



    Go Daddy.com - .Me Scholarship (Essay)

    Criteria: Students planning on attending college in the Fall are welcome to apply.  Students should have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher, have an SAT score of 860 and/or an ACT score of 18 or higher.  The topic of the essay is:  How Technology has contributed to your success and why you believe you should be a Go Daddy Scholar.

    Award: $10,000

    Deadline: March 31st

    Information: http://www.godaddy.com/scholarship/default.aspx?ci=43537


    WikiAnswers Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Senior students must have answered at least fifty questions on WikiAnswers website and plan to enroll in undergraduate classes the following fall.

    Award: 20 -$1,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship 
    Criteria:  Students must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by fall.  Must answer the essay question found on the application form.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  April 1st
    Mandarin Parent Booster Club - Gavilan Peak Scholarship
    Criteria:   Senior students who are in their 3rd or 4th year of high school Mandarin Chinese and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with the intention to enroll in college to pursue studies in Mandarin Chinese and a second area of study.
    Award: $500
    Deadline:  April 25th
    Applications will be available in the Counseling Department beginning April 1st. 
    People Smart Essay Scholarship
    Criteria:  Current high senior must complete essay requirements as found on website. 
    Award: $2500
    Deadline:  April 30th
    Your Favorite Car Scholarship
    Criteria:  Students planning to attend college in the Fall and enrolling in at least a two year program.
    Award: $500
    Deadline:  April 30th
    Find a Law Scholarship
    Criteria: Senior who must be enrolled full-time at a college, trade, or technical school in the Fall.
    Amount:  $500
    Deadline:  May 15th
    Mission Creek Orthodontist Scholarship
    Criteria: Students must be planning on attending college or university in the Fall.
    Award: $500
    Deadline:  May 15th

    American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program

    Criteria:  All applications for the American College Foundation (“ACF”) Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of: 1) a completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application, 2) a copy of the student’s most recent report card, 3) a 500 word, typed, double-spaced essay. All components of the application must be received for a student to be eligible for an award. Applications are judged on the ability to follow guidelines (25%), grammar and punctuation (25%), and the merit of the written essay (50%). Applicants must be United States Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens and may be asked to participate in a qualification interview as part of the application process to assist the ACF in ultimately determining the winners. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000 each; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the United States. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are NOT eligible to apply.

     Award:Multiple winners ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

     Deadline:April 1st

     Information: http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/Register.aspx


    Sharon Heikkinen Memorial Scholarship (Healthcare)

    Criteria: High school seniors who are planning careers in healthcare and have maintained a 2.0 GPA.


    Deadline: April 7th

    Application: Students can pick up an application in the Counseling Department.



    Visine Students with a Vision Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Senior students who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future with a minimum GPA of 2.8


    Deadline: April 16th

    Application: http://www.aim.applyists.net/Vision


    Society for American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship

    Criteria: Selection will be based on scholastic achievements, distinguished leadership ability, community service and written essay.  Student shall be recommended by school faculty or member of the post.

    Award:1-$5,000   1-$3,000 and 2- $1,500

    Deadline: April 25th

    Information: For students interested, please pick up an application packet in the Counseling Department.

    Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship (Essay)

    Criteria: Students planning to attend college in the Fall and submit the most comprehensive answers to a specific essay question found on the website at time of application.

    Award: $500

    Deadline: April 30th

    Application: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10400/healthy_choices_scholarship_scholarship.php


    Phoenix Scholarship Program

     Criteria: Students must have a 2.75 GPA or higher and have already taken the SAT or ACT.  They must be in good standing with their high school, possess good moral character and plan to enroll in an accredited college or university upon graduation.

    Award: Varies and 4 awards are given

    Deadline: April 30th

    Information: via email at phoenixawards@gmail.com


    Scholarship by Design Award

    Criteria: Senior students who are currently attending school full time.

    Award: $500

    Deadline:  May 1st

    Information: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipsforcollege.php


     Joseph P. Lipman Scholarship (Athletic)

    Criteria: High school senior who have been involved in sports and overcome a disability or other adversity.  Student must plan to attend a college or university.

    Award: 5-$1,000

    Deadline: May 1st

    Information: http://www.nhsca.com



    Civil Service Employees Insurance Company - Youth Automobile Safety Scholarship Program

    Criteria: High School Seniors who parents are full-time or retired public employees.

    Award: $250 - $1,500

    Deadline: May 11th

    Information: cseinsurance.com/scholarship.htm


    Big Sun Scholarship (Athletic)

     Criteria: The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: May 27th  

    Information: please visit the website to learn how to apply: http://www.bigsunathletics.com

    Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship
    Criteria:  Senior student who will be attending college in the fall and has contributed at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 calendar years.  Applicant must possess a 3.0 GPA or higher.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  May 30th
    LM Scholarship Program
    Criteria:  Senior student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and expects to enroll in a degree program in the Fall.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  May 31st
    Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Pogram
    Criteria:  Current Class of 2015 student who is currently participating in individual and/or team sport and maintains a GPA of 2.5 or above. 
    Amount:  $1,000 - $2,000 
    Deadline:  May 31st
    The Big Dig Scholarship (Essay)

    Criteria: Senior students will write an essay that is between 500-1000 words and will be graded primarily on originality and depth of content. 

    The Goal: Your job is to decide what to bury.  Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future and the item that you choose to bury today must be currently sold in a store and be under $500.  In an essay that is between 500-1000 words,  be sure to answer the following questions:

    1.      What is the item you are going to bury?

    2.     Where could you purchase the item today?

    3.     How much does the item cost today?

    4.     What made you choose this item?

    5.     Why do you believe that this item will have immense value 200 years from now?

    Award:  $3000

    Deadline:  June 1st

    Information: See requirements at http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php

    Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

      Senior student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and planning to attend post-secondary institution in the Fall.

    Award:  $500

    Deadline:  June 15th

    Information:  http://www.usedforkliftsarizona.com  

    Got a Spine Scholarship
    Criteria:  Senior student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and planning to attend a college or university in the Fall.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  June 15th

    Abbott & Fenner Scholarship (Essay)


    Criteria:  Student will be submit an essay on an assigned topic found on the scholarship page.

     Award: up to a $1,000

     Deadline:  June 14th

     Information:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm



    BBG Communications Scholarship (Essay)

    Criteria: Designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall.

    Award: $1,000

    Deadline: June 30th

    Information: http://www.breylancommunications.com/apply.php

    Lift Parts Express Scholarship
    Criteria:  Must be a current high school senior and planning to enroll in college or university in the Fall.
    Award:  $500
    Deadline:  June 30th
    College Scholarship Writing Contest (Essay)
    Criteria:  merit scholarship and is available to all students attending accredited institutions of higher learning.
    Award:  $1,000
    Deadline:  July 1st