Our scholarships are designed to fund up to a full year of tuition and books at one of Maricopa County’s Community Colleges or assist with costs at an Arizona university. To learn more review our most frequently asked questions.
Average scholarship amounts vary but are designed to cover one year of tuition and books at one of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges or their associated occupational career programs. These colleges include:
Chandler Gilbert Community College
Estrella Mountain Community College
GateWay Community College
Glendale Community College
Mesa Community College
Paradise Valley Community College
Rio Salado College
Scottsdale Community College
South Mountain Community College
The funds may also be used to assist in covering tuition and books at an Arizona university.
The on-line applications of students who meet the criteria are reviewed and ranked by a selection committee which includes the EDEF board and a number of counselors from the Tolleson Union High School.