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Scholarship Resources


Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, corporations, organizations and other donors, Phoenix College students have access to hundreds of scholarships that are available to assist both academically deserving students and those who demonstrate financial need.

Online Scholarship Applications

There are now two online scholarship applications Phoenix College students can fill out for financial help. As there are different scholarships in both databases, you will want to search and apply in both 1) and 2) below. You may wish to cut and paste information from the 1) Academic Works District application into any applicable applications in the 2) Academic Works Foundation application. The same questions are often asked in both.

Check back frequently for new scholarship opportunities and to update your application.

1) ACADEMIC WORKS: District Scholarship Database is a tool that can help you to search for college specific or external scholarships in cooperation with Maricopa Community Colleges. Students who complete this application will be eligible for multiple scholarships automatically. You can begin your application here If you have any questions on the Maricopa Community Colleges District Scholarship Application, please send an e-mail to

2) ACADEMIC WORKS: Foundation Scholarships Database contains privately funded scholarships which are open to all Maricopa Community College students. Apply for Maricopa College Foundation scholarships or check the status of an application online ACADEMIC WORKS scholarship application program. If you have any questions on this Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Application, please send an e-mail to  

Other Scholarship Sources

In addition to the Foundation scholarships, scholarships can also be awarded by other businesses, corporations, and organizations in the community. Some external scholarships can be found here.  Follow all specific instructions for each of these applications.  

College Funding Search Resources

Many scholarships are offered through various departments on campus. Check the college blogs for current scholarships, including the scholarship blog.

Also check these resources for scholarship opportunities:

Scholarship Workshops

Several times throughout the year, PC offers free comprehensive scholarship workshops designed to provide students with valuable information including: writing your personal statement, tips on applying, and best places to find scholarships.

Arizona University Transfer Scholarships 

If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, you should contact the Financial Aid or Scholarship Office at that institution to inquire about what scholarships are available.  Here are links to some of the Arizona universities: