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Welcome to the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Scholarship Application Portal!


Announcement: Open for scholarship applications for Fall 2018 on February 1, 2018 through March 16th 2018.



The Foundation has two main scholarship cycles in February and September of each year. Special scholarship opportunities may come available throughout the year.

The scholarships listed below are made possible by supporters of the Maricopa Community College Foundation as well as departments and programs throughout the ten Maricopa Community Colleges. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about each opportunity. Complete one application to be considered for a variety of scholarships during the 2018-2019 academic year.

To apply to any of the Foundation scholarships, click the “Sign In” button to begin. You must have an MEID to be able to sign in and begin your scholarship application.

Please note: Once you complete the General Application, you will be matched with scholarships for which you immediately qualify – no further action is required. Additional scholarships that are currently “open” may also be recommended to you if you meet the basic criteria. To see a list of these scholarships, select “Recommended” under “Opportunities.” You must click on “Apply to” and complete any additional requirements in order to be considered for these scholarships.

As an applicant, you are required to read all of the information presented to you throughout this application process. Please refer to our FAQ Fact Page for tips and helpful hints on the scholarship process.

You are also encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Maricopa District’s (Publicly Funded) by clicking HERE

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$590.00 Dr. Harry E. Whyte Memorial Scholarship
I am attending the Dental Hygiene Program at Rio Salado College. Preference will be given to a Female student. I am a single parent, and have a...
I am attending the Dental Hygiene Program at Rio Salado College....
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $590.00
Deadline03/18/2018
$500.00 Dr. Jo Jorgenson Community Development Fund Scholarship
I am new or continuing student with a GPA of 2.5 and have declared a program of study at Rio Salado College. I demonstrate financial need in my...
I am new or continuing student with a GPA of 2.5 and have declared a...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/18/2018
$475.00 Dr. Larry Celaya Memorial Scholarship
I am enrolled in a Rio Salado College; Public Safety Program; Must have a 2.0 to receive scholarship in addition have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be...
I am enrolled in a Rio Salado College; Public Safety Program; Must have...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $475.00
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies General Scholarship Rio Salado College
I am enrolled or plan to attend Rio Salado Community College. I have a minimum 2.5 GPA. I plan to enroll in and successfully complete a minimum...
I am enrolled or plan to attend Rio Salado Community College. I have a...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
$480.00 James P. Hornburg Memorial Scholarship
I am majoring in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Detention, or Fire Science degree program at Rio Salado College. (Students who are fulfilling lower...
I am majoring in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Detention, or Fire...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $480.00
Deadline03/18/2018
$500.00 Rick Jones CPCU Memorial Scholarship
I am student attending Rio Salado College and have an interest in Insurance Studies. I am a new student with no GPA or a continuing student with a...
I am student attending Rio Salado College and have an interest in...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/18/2018
$0.00 Rio Salado College General Scholarship Fund
I plan on completing a degree, certificate, or workforce training program at Rio Salado College. I have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Through the details...
I plan on completing a degree, certificate, or workforce training...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies Rio Salado College Opening Doors Scholarship
The Opening Doors Scholarship requires that you mentor middle-school students for five hours on one Saturday per month from September to May.I am a...
The Opening Doors Scholarship requires that you mentor middle-school...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies Rio Salado College/Helios Foundation Teacher Certification Scholarship
I have received formal admission into the Teacher Certification Program at Rio Salado College for Spring 2018. I have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA,...
I have received formal admission into the Teacher Certification Program...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies Rio Salado College/Helios Foundation Teacher Certification Student Teaching Scholarship
I have received formal admission into the Teacher Certification Program at Rio Salado College for Spring 2018. I have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA,...
I have received formal admission into the Teacher Certification Program...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
$250-$500 RSC Adult ACE Scholarship
I have completed the Adult ACE program within the last five years and demonstrate financial need. I have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and I am ready to...
I have completed the Adult ACE program within the last five years and...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $250-$500
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies Sherry Lichte-Baird Career Scholarship
I am a Rio Salado College student who has come back to school for a career change and needs financial help, and have successfully completed a Rio...
I am a Rio Salado College student who has come back to school for a...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
$2,500.00 State Farm Insurance Scholarship
I am a low income student completing a certificate in Insurance Studies at Rio Salado College or Glendale Community College.
I am a low income student completing a certificate in Insurance Studies...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/18/2018
$2,500 State Farm Insurance Veterans Scholarship
I am veteran student completing a certificate in Insurance Studies at Rio Salado Community College or Glendale Community College.
I am veteran student completing a certificate in Insurance Studies at...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies Thor Family Endowed Scholarship
I am enrolled or plan to attend Rio Salado College. Preference given to a female student and I’m a single parent; I am a re-entry student and have...
I am enrolled or plan to attend Rio Salado College. Preference given to...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,000.00 Wayland Educational Foundation General Scholarship
I plan to attend Rio Salado College. I have a minimum GPA of 2.5. I plan to enroll and successfully complete 6 credit hours per semester.
I plan to attend Rio Salado College. I have a minimum GPA of 2.5. I...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies We are Rio: Employee Scholarship - Maricopa Community Colleges Tuition Scholarship
I am a current employee at Rio Salado College not eligible for a tuition waiver; I am enrolled or plan to enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours at...
I am a current employee at Rio Salado College not eligible for a tuition...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018
Varies We are Rio: Employee Scholarship - University Tuition Scholarship
I am a current employee at Rio Salado College not eligible for professional grown funds. I am enrolled or plan to enroll in a minimum of 6 credit...
I am a current employee at Rio Salado College not eligible for...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2018