Scholarships

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

LEO Foundation is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide educational opportunities and scholarships to students attending university with a traditional full-time status.
2022/2023 Academic year:
Applications were accepted through March 31, 2022.
2023/2024 Academic year:
Applications will be accepted beginning November 1, 2022 through March 31, 2023.
 
You may apply by filling out one or more applications from the scholarships listed below. All students are considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, or citizenship. 
 
If you have questions about the scholarship process, please contact Madeline at mwinney@leofoundationusa.org.
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  • Alex Acosta Memorial Scholarship:
    Scholarship amount is $1,000.
    To qualify, the applicant must be a university undergraduate and a traditional ground campus student taking at least 12 hours per semester.
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  • Arvizu Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, students must be of Latino heritage.
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  • Faith Weese Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: Varies based on available funds.
    To qualify, applicants must submit a 300-word document on what Christian & Conservative Values and Community Service mean to them and how they have demonstrated the value of “service” in their everyday lives within organizations, clubs, and services in which they have participated.
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  • LEO Foundation Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: Varies depending on available funds.
    To qualify, applicants must be a university undergraduate, traditional ground campus student taking at least 12 hours per semester.
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  • Tim Browning Memorial Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must write a 1-2 page essay describing how the loss of a parent impacted their life and their career aspirations.
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  • Guild Continuing Student Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be enrolled full-time as a traditional ground student with a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
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  • Arizona Basketball Coaches Association Legacy Tip-Off Classic Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be a student of a parent or parents (legal guardians) who are essential frontline workers/first responders, Physicians, Nurses, Paramedics, Firemen, Police Officers, and/or other health-related professionals.
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  • Arizona Basketball Association Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame admirHER Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $2,500.
    To qualify, applicant must meet the athletic requirement of 4 years in women’s sport high school team participation and must also possess a varsity letter.
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  • Richard McCurdy Club Sports Golf Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be a current registered Club Sports golf team member.
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  • James and Sherri Murphy Entrepreneurial Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,500.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursuing an academic degree in Business Entrepreneurial Studies.
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  • Financial Solutions Group Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: Varies depending on available funds.
    To qualify, applicant must be a graduate of an Arizona Christian High School.
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  • The LEO Foundation Digital Arts Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursuing a degree in Digital Arts.
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  • The LEO Foundation Game Development and Computer Science Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursuing a degree that focuses on the specific skills needed to succeed in the highly competitive game industry
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  • SKW Play it Forward Music Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursing a degree in Music.
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  • The Joyce K. Smith Nursing Endowed Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursuing an academic degree in nursing.
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  • BHHS Legacy Nursing & Health Related Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $2,000.
    To qualify, applicant must be pursuing an academic degree in nursing or a health-related field.
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  • Tiffany D. Mealman Women Excellencein Chemistry and Christian Character Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: Varies depending on available funds.
    To qualify, applicant must be a woman with a declared major in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
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  • Evan C. Gary Memorial Scholarship:
    Scholarship Amount: $1,000.
    To qualify, applicants must be Engineering, Science, or Pre-Med majors at a university.
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It’s estimated that 68% of Arizona jobs require a post-secondary degree. 

 

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