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SUAF-AC Excel Scholarship

Are you an Arizona resident or a graduate of an Arizona high school who is currently enrolled at one of our Southern University System (SUS) schools? If so, the SUAF-AC Excel Scholarship may be right for you!

 

The Southern University Alumni Federation - Arizona Chapter (SUAF-AC) Excel Scholarship is for current and returning students at our Alma Mater. Award amounts range from $1000 to $2000 for the upcoming semester, and are given to current students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership both on campus and in the community. The application deadline is Friday, January 26, 2024.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • An Arizona resident or Arizona high school graduate

  • African American, Hispanic, or Indigenous American

  • A citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States

  • A current student at a Southern University System school

  • Enrolled full-time and have at least one (1) remaining semester at a Southern University System school

  • In good academic standing with a 3.00 cumulative GPA or higher

  • Classified as one of the following academic levels:

    • First-year transfer student (undergraduate only)

    • Freshman, sophomore, junior or senior

    • Graduate student

  • Available to attend the Southern University Alumni Federation/Industry/Student Engagement per academic year

ONLINE APPLICATION OPENS

January 15, 2024

ONLINE APPLICATION
CLOSES

January 26, 2024

FINALISTS NOTIFIED

February 10, 2024

Finalists for the SUAF-AC Excel Scholarship will be notified to schedule an interview.

 

Interviews will be approximately 15 minutes for each prospective scholarship recipient.

WINNERS SELECTED & NOTIFIED

February 22, 2024

 

Scholarship recipients will be notified via email, phone, and formal letter. Upon acceptance, funds will be disbursed shortly thereafter.

TO APPLY...

  • Complete the online application by the January 26, 2024 deadline.

    • The application has four (4) sections: personal information, high school and college information, extracurricular activities, and essays.

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