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Name AIMS High Honors Tuition Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact
Academic Achievement Division
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street
Bin 21
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Phone (602)542-4391
Fax (602)542-3100
Email Shannon.Tucker@azed.gov

Scholarship Description

In order to qualify for the tuition scholarship, students must be a graduate of an Arizona high school, have Arizona residency with lawful immigration status AND meet the following academic criteria:

Part 1

Students must complete all 16 Core Competency Courses by graduation with a B* or better in each course OR AN ACCEPTABLE SCORE (SEE TABLE 1) ON THE ADVANCE PLACEMENT (AP) TEST OR 4 ON THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) TEST FOR THAT SUBJECT AREA.

Part 2

Students must meet at least one of the following academic requirements:

* Option 1 - ELIGIBLE GPA: A Cumulative GPA of 3.50 IN THE 16 CORE COMPETENCY COURSES on an un-weighted 4.00 scale OR FOR THOSE DISTRICTS WHICH USE A 5.00 SCALE FOR IB/AP/HONORS COURSES, AN EQUIVALENT GPA ON A WEIGHTED SCALE THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE VALUE IN TABLE 2.
* Option 2 - Class Rank: Student is in the top 5% of high school graduating class upon graduation.

Part 3

Students must meet at least one of the following assessment options:

* Option 1: EXCEED Standards on all 3 of the AIMS Tests
* Option 2: EXCEED Standards on 2 of the AIMS Tests and MEET Standards on 1 of the AIMS Tests. Additionally, they would either need to receive at least a score of 3 on ANY two Advanced Placement tests or a score of at least 4 on ANY two International Baccalaureate exams.