American Nuclear Society
Scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear science and technology careers. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Angeles De Desierto Nursing Scholarship
Scholarships available for Hispanic students enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Must be a resident of Yuma County and have demonstrated financial need with a minimum 3.0 GPA.Angeles del Desierto Scholarship.pdf
Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship
This scholarship is provided to undergraduate and university students who have demonstrated an interest in agriculture. Scholarships are available twice a year.
Assistance League of Yuma
Scholarships available for residents of Yuma County enrolled in occupational/technical programs at AWC. Must be full-time as defined by the program guidelines.15-16 AssistanceLeague-YUMA.pdf
Brown Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships available to any student of color attending college with a major in education. Student must identify as a high school senior or current college student on application.
Caballeros de Yuma
Caballeros de Yuma offer scholarships to deserving students in and around the Yuma area. Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors as well as current college students.
Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Scholarships will be available to students not considered to be in the top 10% of their class. Students must have demonstrated need.
Honors Program Scholarship see Honors Program for due date information
Scholarships are available to full-time Honors Program students for up to two years. Funds awarded are based on academic achievement and come in the form of tuition, fee, room/board and/or book waivers. See the AWC Honors Program Department Chair for more information, requirements and application. Please note the deadline for this scholarship may vary from other institutional scholarships.
Hui ‘O Hawai’i of Yuma Scholarship Fund
Scholarship available to Yuma County Residents.
Jackie Robinson Foundation, Inc.
Available to high school seniors entering an accredited college or university as a freshman. Student must be an ethnic minority.
John C Lincoln Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a 4-year degree in welding engineering or welding technology. Priority given to students residing or attending school in Arizona. Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
MassMutual Scholars Program
Scholarships available to African American, Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic students entering at least the sophomore year of university or college interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.
Mensa Education & Research Foundation
Applicants must be a resident of the Greater Phoenix Mensa area (central and northern Arizona) and enrolled in an accredited US institution of post-secondary education. Applicants need not be a member of Mensa.
Ocean to Ocean Arts, Music, and Entertainment Scholarship
$450 scholarship available to Yuma, AZ high school graduates. For application inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Presbyterian Church USA
Scholarships available to high school seniors of Asian, African American, Hispanic or Native American descent who is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Must be a US citizen and entering college as a full time freshman.
Presidential Scholarship Program
Yuma and La Paz County High School Seniors only!
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 through the first semester of the senior year. Students are required to include official high school transcript, student resume and an essay describing your educational and career aspirations. Complete General Scholarship Application. Scholarship is renewable for four consecutive semesters.
Presidential Teacher of the Year Scholarship Program
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must include official transcripts from last institution attended, student resume and an essay describing your educational and career goals as well as financial need. Additionally students must be enrolled or plan to enroll in 12 credits (full-time) at AWC. The student(s) will be nominated by the Teacher of the Year award winner with the scholarship named after the TOY award winner.
United Negro College Fund
Lists of scholarships available. Check each individual scholarship for eligibility criteria and deadlines.
Yuma County Fair, Inc.
Available to full time Yuma County resident that is a current exhibitor or has exhibited at The Yuma County Fair for two of the last five years.
Yuma Regional Medical Center Foundation
Scholarships available to students majoring in any health care field; does not include veterinary medicine or science. For questions or further information, contact:
Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnerships (AzLEAP)
Student financial assistance in the form of need-based grants to low-income, undergraduate Arizona resident students who have demonstrated substantial financial need.
Federal Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant is a need-based grant offered to eligible undergraduate students based on Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Students must complete the FAFSA to be eligible.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
The SEOG assists students demonstrating exceptional financial need in accordance with guidelines and funding allocations established by the Department of Education and the Office of Financial Aid.