Students who attend universities, colleges, and vocational and technical schools and the State of Arizona can apply for Arizona scholarships. Scholarships will help students of Arizona give their academic careers the attentions that it deserves. Post-secondary education is stressful enough as it is without having to worry about how you are going to pay for it. Students of Arizona colleges and universities can obtain funding through a variety of scholarship that will easy the burden of financing a post-secondary education.
One of the scholarships that students can apply for is the Anne Lindeman Memorial Scholarship. Undergraduate students in their junior or senior years are eligible for this scholarship if the are majoring in the fields of Therapy/Rehabilitation, Education, Special Education, Social Sciences, Health and Medical Sciences, or Food Science/Nutrition. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and full time students. Three scholarships with a minimum of a $1,000 award may be awarded each year.
The Arizona Commission for Post Secondary Education also offers scholarships and financial aid to students in two year or four year college programs as well as university and vocational programs. One of the scholarships that they offer is the LEAP (Leveraging Educational Assistance Program) grant. Financially needy students that are citizens of the United States are eligible for this grant. Up to 3,700 grants may be awarded with amounts varying from $100 to $2500.
Arizona student of all levels – from Bachelor's and Master's degree students to vocational students – can find scholarships they need to fund their educational expenses. Many of the scholarships will apply to students at universities and colleges in general while other are created for specific fields, like health care, education, nursing, or engineering. The amount that is awarded to recipients may be determined based on merit (academic achievement) or on financial need. There are also scholarships that are for specific minorities such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women, or students with disabilities. All of these scholarships can help students who have a need and allow students to focus on their academic career. Arizona benefits from giving scholarships by increasing the education of their population, thus getting more people into higher paying jobs.