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Scholarship Cycle: Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 – Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
Scholarship applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted
(transcripts must be postmarked by the deadline).
 

The Educational Enrichment Foundation offers College Scholarships to graduating TUSD seniors! Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,200. The current Scholarship cycle is for TUSD seniors who intend to graduate in May 2021and who will be attending college in the Fall of 2021. Each scholarship may have different requirements, please read each description prior to applying. You will find the links to apply to the scholarships beneath their descriptions.

 

Each Scholarship Application requires the following:
 

  • Completed application and Statement of Intent, included in the application

  • At least one letter of recommendation from a TUSD teacher or counselor, form is included in the application

  • Official Transcripts mailed to:

Attn: Program Manager
Educational Enrichment Foundation
5049 E. Broadway Blvd. Ste. 107
Tucson, AZ 85711
 

Or emailed to programs@eeftucson.org (must be emailed by TUSD staff).
Applications will not be considered until transcripts have been received by EEF.

Before applying, please watch the following Tutorial Video from CommonGrant,

the online portal used to apply to the Scholarship(s).

 

Note: Eligible students may apply to multiple scholarships, but please only apply to one application at a time.

Scholarships

Eduardo Nuñez Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 (Pueblo Only)

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $1000 scholarship in memory of Eduardo Nuñez, the much-revered TUSD Educator. A Pueblo High School graduate, Nuñez taught Spanish and coached tennis at Pueblo, Rincon and Sabino High Schools. During his 40 years with the district, he also served as an assistant principal. The scholarship may be used to attend an accredited Arizona 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. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021.

 

Who May Apply?
Pueblo High School students in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) who intend to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school.

 

Please Note: 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.

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE

 

 

 

Funk/Cordell Education Fund Scholarship: $2000

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one scholarship in the amount of $2,000. 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?

Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) students with a 3.5 GPA or better who intend to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to attend a 4-year accredited Arizona college or university and pursue a major in math and/or science or engineering. Applicants’ degree must be in math/or science while also demonstrating an aptitude for those subjects.

 

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE 

 

 

 

James C. Stewart Scholarship: $1,000 (Pueblo Only/Renewable)

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award four $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships may be used to attend an Arizona 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. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021.

 

Who May Apply?
Pueblo High School students in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) who intend to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university.

Please Note: 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.
 

Note: This scholarship is eligible for renewal.

First-time users register HERE 

Returning users login HERE:

 

 

Jose Marquez Vail Award: $1,000 (Pueblo Only)

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $1,000 scholarship. 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 2021.

 

Who May Apply?
Pueblo High School students in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) who intend to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school.

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE

 

 

 

Kenneth H. Paulin Memorial Scholarship: $1,000
 

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $1,000 scholarship in memory of Kenneth H. Paulin, an innovative and much revered Automotive Technology teacher at Palo Verde and Sahuaro High Schools. The scholarship 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. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021.

 

Who May Apply?
Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) high school students who intend to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to pursue studies related to automotive technology, transportation, alternative energy/fuels or related engineering fields at an accredited college, university, or trade school. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

 

Please Note: 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.

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE

 

 

 

Marjorie T. Benson Scholarship: $4,200

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one student, a $4,200 scholarship ($1,200 for the first year and $1,000 for years 2 - 4).  The scholarship 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 2021.

Who May Apply?
Pueblo High School students in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) who intend to graduate in May 2021.  Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school and pursuing a liberal arts degree.

 

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE 

 

 

 

Native American Legacy Scholarship: $2,000

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $2000 scholarship to a Native American female who has been accepted to a college or university. Payment will be made directly to the college, university, or trade school and may be applied to tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses that make meeting educational goals easier. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021 and will be disbursed at the beginning of each semester ($1000 in the fall/$1000 in the spring). This is a one-time scholarship.
 

Who May Apply?
Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) graduating high school senior, females of Native American descent who have been accepted to a college, university, or trade school, and intend to graduate high school in May 2021.

 

First-time users register HERE 

Returning users login HERE

 

 

 

Ricardo P. Fernandez Scholarship: $500 (Pueblo Only)

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $500 scholarship on behalf of Ricardo P. Fernandez, a dedicated community member and a Pueblo High School alumnus who graduated in 1984. The scholarship may be used to pursue a degree or advance certificate at 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. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021.

 

 Who May Apply?
A Pueblo High School Hispanic senior in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) who intends to graduate in May 2021. Applicants must be planning to pursue a degree or advance certificate at an accredited college, university, or trade school. Applicants must have participated in at least one of the Pueblo High School Varsity Baseball/Softball, Varsity Basketball, or Varsity Football Teams and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or show an economic need in lieu of a 3.0 GPA.

First-time users register HERE

Returning users login HERE

 

 

 

Velma Castaneda-Titone Memorial Scholarship: $500
 

The Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF) will award one $500 scholarship in memory of Velma Castaneda-Titone, the much-revered educator and retired principal of the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD). The scholarship may be used to purchase textbooks and other related books by a student attending an accredited public or private college or university. Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2021.

 

Who May Apply?

TUSD High School female of an ethnic minority who intends to graduate in May 2021 and pursue a degree in education, science, or math.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university.

Note: This scholarship is eligible for renewal for recipients who maintain a 3.0 GPA.

First-time users register HERE 

Returning users login HERE