Need some cash for college? More than $2 million in scholarships now available to students

EAC Graphic: Learn more about scholarships available to local students at Cash for College on Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Student Activities Center at Eastern Arizona College.

A single online application matches students with 150+ scholarship opportunities

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SAFFORD—The Arizona Community Foundation’s online scholarship portal is now accepting applications for scholarship funding opportunities. These scholarships are available to students attending postsecondary schools during the 2022-23 academic year.

As Arizona’s largest independent provider of scholarship funding, ACF offers access to more than 150 scholarships through a single online application. Applicants complete one general application that instantly matches them with scholarship opportunities for which they may be eligible.

Scholarships are available for high school seniors, current college students, graduate students, or adult re-entry students attending accredited two-year and four-year colleges and universities, as well as career and technical schools anywhere in the United States. Each award has its own deadline, with some closing as early as March or as late as May. Students are encouraged to apply early to maximize their opportunities.

Scholarships can be awarded based on merit or financial need and may be restricted to students from a particular geographic region or with specific demographic characteristics. Visit azfoundation.org/scholarships to access over $2 million in scholarship awards and learn more about scholarships available through ACF.

You can learn more about scholarships available to local students at Cash for College on Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Student Activities Center at Eastern Arizona College. Parents and students are welcome to attend to see nearly 20 scholarship providers in one location. Cash for College is hosted by Eastern Arizona College and supported by ACF of the Gila Valley and United Way of Graham-Greenlee Counties.

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley was founded in 1997 as a permanent philanthropic endowment for the enduring benefit of the southeast Arizona community. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation.

Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $1.1 billion in trust and endowment assets and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since its inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $1.1 billion in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.

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