Arthritis Foundation - Pacific Region
Deadline for Submission: May 30, 2014
What is the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region Winterhoff Scholarship?
Collegiate scholarships will be offered at each public university in Arizona - Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona - commencing Fall 2014 and renewable up to three consecutive years.
What are the Application Requirements?
Applicants must have some form of diagnosed rheumatic disease and provide a Physician’s Certifying Statement signed by a MD or DO. Must be classified as a Full-Time Undergraduate or Graduate student and be willing to be involved in the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region Winterhoff Scholarship publicity.
How Much is the Scholarship Award?
Up to $7,500 each academic year, to be disbursed to student university accounts in installments of $3,750 at the beginning of each semester. The terms established by the donors require that scholarship funds be utilized only for tuition, books and supplies. The scholarship is only available fall and spring semesters (not the summer sessions.)
What Are the Qualifications for Renewal?
Must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). Must be enrolled full- time each semester and have completed the full-time units in order to be eligible for renewal for the next academic year. The scholarship is renewable up to three consecutive years.
Must be willing to be involved in the Arthritis Foundation Scholarship publicity and agree to meet with the Arthritis Foundation officials in Phoenix.
Where do I Apply?
Go directly to the Arthritis Foundation (contact information below) or the universities’ financial aid and scholarship of Disability Resource Center websites for more information about the application and pro- cess. These scholarships are only available at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.