Scholarships 

Scholarships and Financial Aid are an important part of the College Planning Process. Here are some helpful links to get you started. 

Check back here or in the Career and Counseling Center, as more will be added as they become available. 

STUDENTS/PARENTS/GUARDIANS: If you need any help, or have any questions, please contact Mr. Ray Barton, bartonr@bagdadschools.org 

LOCAL & Highlighted Scholarships

As the school receives local scholarships they will be posted here. With our changing world, if you need assistance please reach out to Mr. Barton, bartonr@bagdadschools.org for help with transcripts and submission of scholarship material.

Freeport-McMoRan awards scholarships to dependent children (as defined in the FM Scholarship Guidelines below) of full-time, active employees, as well as all expatriates or third country nationals on a U.S. payroll. Transferred employees on temporary assignments are not eligible; however, they remain eligible for their home country programs. Please refer to the FM Scholarship Guidelines below and if you have any questions, contact Dena Niskoch at 1-504-582-1906.  Applicants may visit https://aim.applyists.net/Freeport to set up an account with International Scholarship & Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) and complete an online application for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Table Top Telephone Company Scholarship

Table Top Telephone Company would like to give back to our

community and extend Scholarship opportunities to local High School students

who live within our company’s exchanges.  Our scholarships will be in the

amount of $1,000. 

 

The scholarship criteria is:

1. Student must live within our Company’s exchange

2. Student must be a senior and or graduating in 2024

3. Student must attend an accredited 2/4 year colleges in the

United States

Typically, we awarded half of the award at the first semester

(after receiving evidence of enrollment documents) and the second half of the

award the second semester (again, after receiving evidence of enrollment

documents). The second half of the scholarship is paid out for the second

semester/quarter and the student must have a B average.

4. Student must complete entire application.  All completed

applications can be turned into Di'Ana Mesquita at dianam@tabletoptel.com, we

have a panel that will review and chose the final applicant


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2024 RALPH HOOKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$500 YAVAPAI COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Candidates are to complete the attached application and submit it together with additional information:

1) A recent photograph of the applicant.

2) A statement of not more than 300 words prepared by the applicant in his/her own handwriting with the following information:

• summarizing personal activities at school and community; your impact on other people

• personal accomplishments

• objectives for further education and the potential impact to society

• your most important goal in life

3) A letter of not more than 200 words from a parent or other guardian having knowledge of the facts, presenting a picture of the family situation and showing the applicant’s need of financial assistance to continue school.

4) A copy of your high school transcripts showing all grades received.

5) One letter of endorsement from responsible person not related to the applicant, who have had the opportunity personally to observe the applicant and who can give a worthwhile opinion of the character, industry, purposefulness, disposition, and general worthiness of the applicant.

6) What scholarships, if any, have you applied for in addition to this scholarship?

7) What scholarships, if any, have you been awarded?

8) Must be attending Yavapai Community College.

9) Fill out application completely.

RETURN THE APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION POST MARKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 6, 2024 TO:

YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF’S POSSE

Scholarship Chairman

PO Box 95

Prescott, AZ 86302 


2024 RALPH HOOKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 



YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF’S POSSE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Due to the pandemic, The YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF’S POSSE will be awarding an undetermined number of scholarships of $1,000.00 each to deserving Seniors graduating from a Yavapai County High School.

Recipients will receive a check for $1,000.00 at time of award.

Scholarships are to be used at a University, Junior College, or Trade School of the recipient’s choice.

Candidates are to complete the attached application and submit it together with additional information:

1) A recent photograph of the applicant.

2) A statement of not more than 300 words prepared by the applicant in his/her own handwriting with the following information:

• summarizing personal activities at school and community; your impact on other people

• personal accomplishments

• objectives for further education and the potential impact to society

• your most important goal in life

3) A letter of not more than 200 words from a parent or other guardian having knowledge of the facts, presenting a picture of the family situation and showing the applicant’s need of financial assistance to continue school.

4) A copy of your high school transcripts showing all grades received.

5) Two letters of endorsement from responsible persons not related to the applicant, who have had the opportunity personally to observe the applicant and who can give a worthwhile opinion of the character, industry, purposefulness, disposition, and general worthiness of the applicant.

6) What scholarships, if any, have you applied for in addition to this scholarship?

7) What scholarships, if any, have you been awarded?

8) Applicants must be a Citizen of the United States of American.

9) Fill out application completely.

RETURN THE APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION POST MARKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 5, 2024.

YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF’S POSSE

Scholarship Chairman

PO Box 95

Prescott, AZ 86302 

YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTED SHERIFF’S POSSE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 


Callum James Hotz Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Total:

Two recipients shall

receive a total of $3,500 to be divided between two semesters of post-secondary

education and used toward tuition or room and board. This is a nonrenewable

scholarship.


Disbursement

The Hotz Family shall

disburse the scholarship money to Bagdad High School to be distributed to the

post-secondary school in the recipient's name. 


Application Due:

Application is due by

April 26, 2024. Applications need to be turned into the high school

office. 

Criteria:

1.  Graduate of Bagdad High School

2.  GPA of 3.0 or higher

3.  Copy of Unofficial Transcripts

4.  List of Hobbies

5.  List of School Activities

6.  Proof of acceptance at a Secondary Educational Institute/Trade School

7.  A minimum 100-word essay about what you love most about the outdoors, and any outdoor activities or hobbies you enjoy. 


Callum James Hotz Memorial Scholarship 

The Republican Women of Prescott awards Scholarships each year. ​Awards are based on meeting all qualification criteria:

High School Senior

 

·         A senior graduating in the 2023-2024 academic year

·         Attend a high school in the Quad Cities area (and Bagdad)

·         Home-Schooled students in accredited programs living in above areas

·         Either one parent/guardian must be a registered Republican since September 2023 or the student, if over 18 years old, must be a registered Republican

·         The student must be a U S. Citizen and Arizona resident

 

RWOP SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE CONTACT INFORMATION

Email address: sragsdale1211@gmail.com

Phone: Barbara Ernst at (858) 229-4034

​APPLICATION DEADLINE

All parts of the RWOP Application Packet MUST be postmarked, or emailed (time-stamped), no later than Friday, February 23, 2024.

Selected candidates MUST be available for an interview with the RWOP Scholarship Committee on Thursday, March 21, 2024.

*More detailed information can be found on the Scholarship Application.

https://www.rwop.info/scholarships.html

The Amalia Lopez Memorial Literacy Scholarship Committee would like to award scholarships to high school seniors attending Bagdad High School (“BHS”) and alumni of BHS who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership skills and community involvement in the local Bagdad area.

 Eligibility & Application Requirements

 

Amalia Lopez Memorial Literacy Scholarship Selection Committee

c/o Rosemary Madron

14702 N 176th LN

Surprise, AZ 85388

The scholarship contest is an excellent opportunity for college-bound Bagdad High School seniors and BHS Alumni to receive funding for furthering their education goals.

Award Distribution

·         Awards will be announced at the Bagdad High School Honors and Awards Convocation followed by a letter.

·         Multiple scholarships in the amount of $500 or greater may be awarded each year.

·         Awards will be paid directly to recipient’s designated university, college, vocational school, or military academy by August 15.

 

This Scholarship award was created in 2024

 In honor the memory of longtime Bagdad resident Amalia Lopez

and to provide assistance to future Bagdad High School graduates

in their pursuit of literacy and higher education

so, they can continue to have a positive impact upon the world.


Arizona Milk Scholarship 

Arizona dairy farmers are offering students the chance to win an $8,000, $6,000, or $4,000 scholarship by simply creating and sharing a "Reel" Milk Moment video, lasting 30-seconds or less, featuring their favorite dairy product(s). 

Scholarship awards may be used to attend any Arizona university, college or community college. Funds are issued to the university attended by the student (in Arizona), and applied toward expenses incurred in achieving their educational goals. 

Deadline: October 30th, 2023

Amount: $8,000, $6,000 & $4,000

AZ Milk Producers Schoalrship.pdf

HELPFUL LINKS 

Academic Invest - This website introduces students to careers they can pursue based on their major and provides scholarship opportunities. 

https://www.academicinvest.com/

Arizona Community Foundations (Register Once for Multiple Scholarships) OPENS JANUARY 2, 2021

https://www.azfoundation.org/Scholarships/InvestinginEducationforArizonasFuture.aspx

Cappex - Research schools, get scholarships, and understand where you fit — at any stage of your college journey. 

https://www.cappex.com/

Fastweb - Online Resource to find scholarships.

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/scholarships-we-love

Finaid - Information on financial aid for college and tips on how to help ease the burden of college expenses. 

https://finaid.org/ 

Get Me to College - College admission and college success advice. 

https://getmetocollege.org/ 

Petersons - Education, test prep, and career planning.

https://www.petersons.com/ 

Sallie Mae - Scholarship Search is the free way to get access to more than 5 million college scholarships worth up to $24 billion. 

https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/tools/scholarship-search/?dtd_cell=SMSCGESCSOSOOTOTOTHOTHRN010102 

Scholarship Guidance - Scholarship database and advice. 

https://scholarshipguidance.com/ 

Student Scholarships - Scholarship Database

https://studentscholarships.org/ 

Unigo - Scholarship Database

https://www.unigo.com/ 

Yavapai College Scholarships - YC Foundations Scholarship opens November 1st, 2020. 1 application for over 200 scholarships. 

https://www.yc.edu/v6/financial-aid/scholarship-resources.html 

https://v5.yc.edu/webtools/apps/financialaid/scholarships/list.asp

FAFSA 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Why is the FAFSA important?

If your student is interested in receiving any grants, scholarships, work study, or student loans to help assist with paying for higher education, then FAFSA is important. The information that is completed through the FAFSA is sent to colleges and universities in order to assist with admissions and merit scholarships. Check with the individual schools your family is interested in to see if the FAFSA is required for admission. 

What information is needed to complete the FAFSA?

Where do you apply?

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

FSA ID

Important Dates

Things to know

After you have completed the FAFSA look for: 

FAFSA + College Application = Award Letter

Information provided form AZ FAFSA Challenge - https://fafsachallenge.az.gov/how-apply/fafsa-101