Scholarships

College Scholarships for TUSD Seniors

The Educational Enrichment Foundation offers approximately 20 college scholarships to TUSD seniors who successfully complete all State and District graduation requirement (see full descriptions for specific application qualifications). These include the following scholarships (see descriptions below):

Deadline for all scholarship applications: 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2014

Mail complete application packets to:
Educational Enrichment Foundation
3809 E. Third Street
Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone: 325-8688

To hand deliver an application, please CALL the office before the delivery (we are located on the Second Street side of St. Mark’s Church, between Dodge and Alvernon)

Funk/Cordell Education Fund Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation’s Allocations Committee will award three (3) $2,000 one-year scholarships. Students will be notified no later than the first week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college or university. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Who May Apply?
We are looking for TUSD students who intend to graduate in May or have graduated from a TUSD High School in the previous fall semester. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college or university and pursue a major in math, a science, or engineering.

Qualifications
Applicants must clearly articulate their intent to study math and/or science in college in preparation for a career utilizing math and/or science. Applicants’ studies must show a strong interest and aptitude in math and/or science.

Funk/Cordell Application Form (In PDF)

Tucson Federal Credit Union/Pima Community College Foundation (PCCF) Moving Forward Scholarship

Pima Community College Foundation (PCCF) Moving Forward Scholarship is available to seniors who intend to graduate in May 2014 (or who graduated in December 2013) from any TUSD High School or Alternative Education program. The Educational Enrichment Foundation’s (EEF) Allocations Committee will award five $1,000 scholarships that can be used to attend Pima Community College ONLY. Students will be notified of the award the first week of May. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014.

Who May Apply?
Seniors attending TUSD High Schools or Alternative Education programs who will graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013 and who intend to pursue post secondary education at Pima Community College. Please note that we are not necessarily looking for honor roll students. We are looking for students who have clearly demonstrated the desire and skill to succeed personally and academically.

Qualifications
Applicants must:

  • Show future promise by having overcome adversity
  • Have a strong motivation to continue their education
  • Need monetary assistance to continue her/his education (i.e. would not have the opportunity to acquire post-high school education without financial help)
  • Have two recommendations from adults who are not family members

Moving Forward Application Form (In PDF)

Kenneth Paulin Memorial Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award two $1,000 scholarship in memory of Kenneth H. Paulin, an innovative and much revered automotive technology teacher at Palo Verde and Sahuaro High Schools. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college, university, or trade school. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014.

Qualifications
Available to TUSD seniors who demonstrate aptitude and interest in math and science and who intend to pursue post secondary studies related to automotive technology, transportation, alternative energy/fuels, or related engineering fields at an accredited trade or vocational school, college, or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. In an original 300 word essay applicants must describe a business or engineering endeavor they would pursue if given a capital investment of $100,000.

Who May Apply?
TUSD high school students who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school. Please note that we are not necessarily looking for honor roll students. We are looking for innovative students who clearly demonstrate a passion for learning and an aptitude for math, science, engineering, and/or the automotive arts.

Ken Paulin Application Form (In PDF)

Lou Farber Memorial Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award one $1,000 scholarship. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private college, university or trade school. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Who May Apply?
Pueblo Magnet High School students who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school and intend to pursue a competitive sport at the college level.

Qualifications
The recipient must have both graduated from Pueblo Magnet High School and have played football for Pueblo for at least one season. Additionally, the recipient must plan to pursue a competitive sport at the college level.

Lou Farber Application Form (In PDF)

Jose Marquez, Vail Award

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award three $1,000 scholarships. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college, university, or trade school. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014.

Qualifications
Available only to graduates of Pueblo Magnet High School. In a 300 word essay applicants must: show a strong motivation to continue their education beyond high school (additionally supported by letters of reference, history of work outside of school, and involvement in community activities); highlight skills required for success in post high school educational pursuit; and explain why they need monetary assistance to continue their education beyond high school.

Who May Apply?
Pueblo Magnet High School students who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school. Please note that we are not necessarily looking for honor roll students. We are looking for students who have clearly demonstrated the desire and skill to succeed personally and academically and who need financial support to attend college or a trade school.

Jose Marquez Application Form (In PDF)

Edie Wingate Memorial Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award one $500 scholarship. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to purchase text books and other related books at an accredited public or private college or university, Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014.

Qualifications
Available only to graduates of Sahuaro High School. Applicants must: show a strong motivation to continue their education beyond high school (additionally supported by a letter of reference).

Who May Apply?
Sahuaro High School students who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university.

Edie Wingate Application Form (In PDF)

Marjorie Benson Memorial Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award one student a $4,000 ($1,000.00 per year for four years) scholarship. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college, university, or trade school. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014.

Qualifications
Available only to graduates of Pueblo Magnet High School. In a 300 word essay applicants must: show a strong motivation to continue their education beyond high school (additionally supported by letters of reference, history of work outside of school, and involvement in community activities); highlight skills required for success in post high school educational pursuit; and explain why they need monetary assistance to continue their education beyond high school.

Who May Apply?
Pueblo Magnet High School students who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school. Applicants must be planning to pursue a liberal arts course of study.

Marjorie Benson Application Form (In PDF)

Velma Castaneda-Titone Scholarship

The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award one student a $500 scholarship. Students will be notified no later than the second week of May. Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college, university, or trade school. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2014 and may be renewed in 2015.

Qualifications
Available only to TUSD senior girls of an ethnic minority who are interested in pursuing a degree in education, science or math are encouraged to apply. In a 300 word essay applicants must: should describe where they see themselves in ten years and how they plan to contribute to their communities. A minimum 3.0 GPA.

Who May Apply?
TUSD senior girls who intend to graduate in May 2014 or who graduated in December 2013. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school. Applicants must be planning to pursue a liberal arts course of study.

Velma Castaneda-Titone Form (In PDF)