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Final Stretch!

You’ve made it to the final leg of the high school race toward your educational goals! Make sure your ACT/SAT scores are where you want them to be and let’s start getting in applications for scholarships and college.

July

    • Early July

      • Retake ACT/SAT if necessary

      • Start writing personal statements for scholarships and college admissions

      • Apply to Scholarships that are already open:

        • Arizona Federation of Republican Women Laura Bush Scholarship

        • Earn to Learn

        • QuestBridge National College Match program

        • National Federation of Republican Women Betty Rendel Scholarship

        • National Federation of Republican Women National Pathfinder Scholarship

    • July 15th

      • Gates Scholars Application Opens

    • July 23rd

      • Begin applying to all three in-state universities.

      • Begin applying to other prospective schools.

August

      • August 1

      • Horatio Alger Scholarship Application Opens

    • Mid-August

    • Flinn Scholars Application Opens

    September

      • Early September

        • Quest for Education Scholarship Application Opens

      • September 1

        • American Society of Safety Engineers Scholarship Application Opens

      • September 18

        • Gates Scholars Application Deadline

      • September 27

        • QuestBridge National College Match Application deadline

    October

    Early October

         • Flinn Scholars Application Deadline
         • Submit All Applications to Universities

    October 1

          • FAFSA Opens
          • Dorrance Scholars Application Opens
          • Dell Scholars Application Opens

    October 25

          • Horatio Alger Scholarship Application Closes

    November

    Early November

    • University of Arizona’s New Start Summer Bridge Program Application Opens

    November 1

    • Earn to Learn Application Deadline

    November 16

    • Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Application Opens

    December

    Early December

    • Begin to receive financial aid packages from universities

    December 1

    • Dell Scholars Application Deadline
    • American Society of Safety Engineers Scholarship Application Deadline

    January

    Early January

    • Valley Foundation Scholarship Application Opens

    • College Success Arizona Scholarship Application Opens

    • Arizona Community Foundation Scholarship Application Opens

    January 31

    • Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Application Closes

    February

    Early February

    • Make sure universities have your final ACT/SAT Scores

    • Northern Arizona University’s STAR Summer Bridge Program Application Deadline

    February 6

    • Dorrance Scholarships Application Deadline

    March

    Early March

    • Valley Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline

    • College Success Arizona Scholarship Application Deadline

    • University FAFSA Deadline

    • Quest for Education Scholarship Deadline

    March 1

    • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Applications Open

    April

    Early April

    • Finish University Next Steps

    April 28

    • Arizona Federation of Republican Women Laura Bush Scholarship Deadline

    May

    Early May

    • Complete Enrollment Process

    • Sign up for Orientation

    May 1

    • University of Arizona’s Next Start Summer Bridge Program Application Closes

    • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Applications Deadline

    June

    Early June

    • Submit final transcript to university

    June 1

    • University Admission Application Deadline

    • National Federation of Republican Women Betty Rendel Scholarship Application Deadline

    • National Federation of Republican Women National Pathfinder Scholarship Application Deadline