Students at Phoenix College


Easy online application, hundreds of scholarships! 

Thanks to the generosity of PC Alumni, individuals, corporations, organizations and other donors, students have access to hundreds of scholarships that are available to assist both academically deserving students and those who demonstrate financial need. It's easy to apply. Plus, you do not need a high GPA to qualify. We have scholarships with GPA criteria starting at GPA of 2.0. Apply now! 

Maricopa Foundation Scholarship (privately funded)

Maricopa Foundation scholarships include privately funded opportunities that are open to all MCCCD students and in some cases, non-Maricopa colleges and universities, as well. A FAFSA and verified lawful presence are not eligibility requirements for the majority of Maricopa Foundation scholarships.

The Foundation database is only open at specific times. Opportunities will be available in the Fall for Spring 2019. The application period for Fall 2018 has ended.

Both types of scholarships are available via AcademicWorks, but must be maintained in two different sites.  As many of the essay questions are the same, or very similar in nature, you may want to prepare your responses in a Word document so that you can copy and paste your responses into both applications.


Maricopa Foundation Scholarship (privately funded)


MCCD Scholarships (publicly funded)

Maricopa Community College District scholarships require applicants to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additionally, to qualify for financial aid, including scholarships, you will need to verify your lawful presence within the U.S.

This system is available year-round to complete your general application and to apply for available opportunities. It is only shutdown briefly (on or around Spring Break) to refresh the data in the system. At that time, all applications are archived and students complete a new general application.


MCCD Scholarships (publicly funded)


Other Scholarship Sources

External Opportunities

In addition to the Foundation scholarships, scholarships can also be awarded by other businesses, corporations and organizations in the community. Please follow all specific instructions for each scholarship. External scholarships can be found by clicking here.

College Funding Search Resources

Many scholarships are offered through various departments on campus.

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:

Additional Resources for Scholarship Opportunities: 

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