Scholarships range from $500 to $1500 and are for students going into STEM-related fields (see the list below). Click here to access a PDF version of the Scholarship Application Form. Note, this PDF is not editable, but you can print, fill it out, and mail it to us at P.O. Box 1641, Payson, AZ 85547
Who Is Eligible?
Students from Northern Gila County are eligible. They must have attended Payson High School, Payson Center for Success, or Gila Community College.
How Are Scholarships Funded?
Scholarships are renewable. We generally award three to four scholarships each year. In 2023 we awarded $5500 in eligible scholarship funding.
When Are The Scholarships Awarded?
Payson High School (PHS) posts the application on their website each year after scholarship night in early December. The applications are due April 1st and are awarded to the PHS students at the awards ceremony in May. The funds are paid directly to the colleges the students enroll in and are deposited into their accounts at the college.
Meet our 2023 Winners
Our 2023 scholarship winners were Michael Wilson who is a sophomore attending Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Engineering, $1000), Arjun Daya who is a junior attending Arizona State University (Engineering, $1000), Mya Mercado who will be attending Grand Canyon University (Nursing, $1000), Bree Hall who will be attending Utah Tech University (Physical Therapy, $1000), Ayden Orman who will be attending Northern Arizona University (Engineering, $1000) and Jason Andersen (Paleontology, $500; college is yet to be determined). Each recipient will have their scholarship amount sent to their college to help with their education.
Photos on this page thanks to Rimstones Rock Club members