Scholarships

Apply to Scholarships!

Apply for Scholarships!

Scholarships are considered gift aid, which doesn't require repayment. All students are encouraged to apply, regardless of immigration status.


PC students enjoy many scholarship opportunities through the generosity of individuals and organizations from around the community, including distinguished alumni, and corporations.  Read on to explore resources for finding multiple categories of gift aid.


 


Maricopa Foundation & District Scholarships

        Follow 3 STEPS to apply for potentially
        HUNDREDS of Scholarships!

              Complete Your Profile & Apply       

 

STEP 1:  COMPLETE SCHOLARSHIP PROFILE

Proofread your profile thoroughly, and ensure the essay reflects your best writing.  Concerned that your grades aren't optimal?  Worried that there are no opportunities in your field of study?   Don't be bashful: finalize your profile with confidence!  We have scholarships for every major, and for students whose GPAs start at 2.0.

 

STEP 2:  USE THE PROFILE TO APPLY

Once your profile is set up, it's easy to apply!  Let the system find the best opportunities for you.

APPLICATION CYCLE
To receive funding during...
WHEN TO APPLY
Submit your application...
NOTIFICATIONS
You'll hear back...
Fall 2024 Between 3/1/24 - 4/30/24 Beginning 6/1/24
Spring 2025 Between 9/1/24 - 10/31/24 Beginning 12/1/24

Scholarships become available throughout the year, so check the system often.  Outside the months of May and November—when the system is closed for maintenance—you can log on regularly to scan, and apply, for additional opportunities.

 

STEP 3:  REACH OUT FOR HELP

Phoenix College's department of Financial Aid & Wellness wants to help you minimize the cost of your education.  We invite students to reach out through multiple channels.

  • Attend Scholarship Help Sessions   You're invited to join us at the Hannelly Center's BearTrax Room for a thorough overview of the application process, and tips for success.  Check back soon for a list of upcoming sessions.  


     


    Databases for Scholarships Outside MCCCD

    The below sites provide additional scholarship resources.  Be sure to also review the opportunities listed on the menu bar of this page.


    College Depot
    Full service college planning: scholarships & workshops

    College Answer
    Tools to help you apply and pay for college

    FastWeb
    Free national scholarship search

    Upromise
    College savings programs

    Accredited Schools Online
    Scholarships for minority students