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General Information

Name AHELA Cares Scholarship Program
Number of Awards 5
Award Value $2,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 5
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact AHELA
2141 E Broadway Rd.
Suite 202
Tempe, Arizona 85282
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Scholarship Description

This scholarship is to increase access to higher education for low-income or disadvantaged youth. Applicants must be from a family with income less than or equal to $30,000.00. Scholarship winners will be selected based on financial need and a short essay.

Applicants must:

* be a high school senior graduating from an accredited Arizona high school or a college student attending an accredited Arizona college
* be eligible and plan to attend a state of Arizona four year college, university or community college in the Fall
* be enrolled as a full-time student as certified by your school
* have a minimum 2.50 Grade Point Average
* intend to obtain a BA or BS degree within 5 years
* be academically motivated as determined by a school transcript
* be from a family with income less than or equal to $30,000.00
* submit a 300 or less word essay on 'why you want to go to college'.