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We have a variety of scholarships available to help make earning your online degree more affordable. Below are current available scholarships for the various online degree programs. Please contact us to learn more about these opportunities. We also encourage you to explore what scholarships are available from outside sources. 

Online Master of Arts in Social Justice & Community Organizing (100% Online) 

Federal Loans available to those who qualify. Scholarships are not available for this program.

Limited Residency Undergraduate Scholarships (Bachelors) 

 NEW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admissions file by the scholarship deadline and receive
a “superior” rating on their admissions application. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years.

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

 COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admission file by the scholarship deadline and who are
transferring from a community college with a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years.

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

 PRESCOTT COLLEGE ARIZONA TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Awarded to applicants who complete their admission file by the scholarship deadline pursuing a B.A. leading to Arizona teacher certification and who have prior minimum GPA of 3.0

Amount: Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

 PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

This scholarship is awarded to applicants who will be attending Prescott College as undergraduates and first-degree seeking students. The award is in the amount of $1,000 per term toward tuition for eligible students in their junior and senior years.  Students must be an active member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Amount: $1,000 per semester – renewable for up to three years

 

 NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE EDUCATION AWARDS

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. 

 

 ARIZONA TEACHING INTERN SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Available to assist students with a bachelor's degree to become certified to teach in Arizona.  Applicable to Post-Bachelor's certification and Masters of Education with Certification programs.  Recipient must be employed by a school district and must apply for the Intern Certificate with both Prescott College and the Arizona Department of Education.  Post-Bachelor Scholarship is $1,500 per term, $4,500 per year. 

 

 EARLY CHILDHOOD WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Available to students working in the early childhood education field in Arizona who wish to earn a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, or Early Childhood Management.  Scholarship is $1,500 per term, $4,500 per year. 

Limited Residency Graduate Scholarships (Masters and Ph.D.)

 GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Available for graduates of Prescott College, any Eco League school, or any school in the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL).

Amount: $500 per term

 

 ARIZONA TEACHING INTERN SCHOLARSHIP-M ED

Eligibility:

Available to assist students with a bachelor's degree to become certified to teach in Arizona.  Applicable to Masters of Education with Certification programs.  Recipient must be employed by a school district and must apply for the Intern Certificate with both Prescott College and the Arizona Department of Education.

Amount: $1,500 per term, $4,500 per year

 

 SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS

Eligibility:

To help students manage the costs associated with pursuing an advanced degree, the Master of Arts Program offers a number of generous renewable Graduate Fellowships each term.  Recipients are selected by faculty from the pool of applications submitted by the priority application deadline.  Students will have their Graduate Fellowships renewed if they are both continually enrolled and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Amount: Annual award $2,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

 

 GRADUATE TEACHING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Eligibility:

A limited number of Graduate Teaching Scholarships (GTS's) are available in various fields of study each Fall.  GTS's receive a tuition grant valued at $6,000 for the first year only and will be considered for adjunct roles at the College in their second year, assuming they have completed the first year program and had a successful evaluation of their teaching in the spring.  On average, a GTS is required to work twenty hours per week.  Graduate Teaching Scholarships are also required to enroll in a required experiential learning pedagogy and teaching internship graduate course during their first and second terms of study.  These time commitments are manageable along with full time graduate study.  A Letter of Intent is an additional element to the standard application requirements for the Master of Arts Program

Amount: Annual award $6,000 per year; $3,000 per semester

 

 PH.D. FELLOWSHIPS AND ASSISTANTSHIPS

Eligibility:

To help students manage the costs associated with pursuing an advanced degree, the Ph.D. program offers a number of generous multi-year Fellowships and Assistantships. Assistants work directly with Ph.D. faculty to support the Ph.D. grant writing process and drive new initiatives, such as the launch of the Journal of Sustainability Education, and assist with the coordination of the Annual Sustainability Education Symposium.  All applicants meeting the February 15th final application due date will be considered.

 

 NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE EDUCATION AWARDS

Eligibility:

This scholarship matches all Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards for up to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments. 

AmeriCorps

Prescott College also offers a match to AmeriCorps service awards. This match is limited to $1,000 for each term of full time enrollment in undergraduate study and $1,500 per full time term in our graduate programs. To qualify, students possessing an award must be accepted to Prescott College and enroll in a degree seeking program at the College. Prior to each term of enrollment, the award recipient must request payment online through their My AmeriCorps Account.  The match may be prorated for lesser enrollments.  AmeriCorps

City Year

Prescott College is proud to be a member of City Year's University Partnerships program.  Prescott offers the following benefits to City Year corps members, alumni and staff who apply and/or accepted to any of our graduate programs:  application fee waiver and one-year deferral for all and 25% tuition scholarships for up to 2 eligible members per year, renewable in subsequent years of the program up to 1 year.

City Year National Service Scholarship Requirements:  Students must submit a letter verifying City Year affiliation as part of the application process.  Please email alumni@cityyear.org  with "Prescott College Application: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line and include the site where you served and dates of service in the email.  This letter will be sent to the Admissions Office on your behalf.  Contact the Admissions Office at 1-877-350-2100 or admissions@prescott.edu to get the application fee waived and be considered for the scholarship described above.  Please state that you served with City Year and reference our partnership.