Friday, February 9, 2018

MCCCDF Scholarships = Free Money

poster featuring MCCCDF logo.  Text: For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, 2,882 scholarships were awarded for a total $1,9999,520

The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation has awarded thousands of scholarships through the years! Fall 2018 scholarships are now open. Apply before the March 16 deadline.

There are several scholarships specifically for Rio Salado College students and employees, including the James P. Hornburg Memorial Scholarship for students majoring in Law Enforcement and Corrections degree programs at Rio Salado and the Dr. Linda M. Thor Scholarship, which is geared toward helping single moms. There are also scholarships just for veterans.

Group photo of MCCCDF scholars

Do the Math!

The streamlined process, which only requires one general application, will make it well worth your time! Don't discount those small scholarships. The few hours you spend on a scholarship application will be a good investment. At the very least, you'll gain valuable practice in mastering the application process.

How to apply
Students must have a valid MEID and password to apply and complete a General Scholarship Application to be considered.

Don't hesitate to call on Rio Salado’s Counseling Services team if you need help with your application.