The Board of Directors of the TUHSEF and Zita M. Johnson agree that all students are given equal opportunities to complete their educational goals. The Scholarship Committee is looking for a student who has successfully faced the challenges of teen pregnancy (male or female), has a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or better and who is now moving on into higher education. This is a $1,000 scholarship.
This scholarship has been established in honor of Justin by his family and friends. Justin, a loving son and a great friend to many, was an outstanding member of the Marcos de Niza Padre Pride band program. His dedication and love for music continues to inspire and motivate others. This scholarship will be awarded to a MDN band student attending a technical school, community college or university. Students can contact their Scholarship Counselor at Marcos for additional information.
The Glover Scholarship was established by Eileen Glover after the passing of her husband. This scholarship is designated for a student who attends Tempe High School, McClintock, or Marcos de Niza and is enrolled in one of the following Career and Technical Education programs or classes. To be eligible, the student must plan a college major in one of the following areas:
Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To apply, log in to the Tempe Dollars for Scholars website at tempe.dollarsforscholars.org and create an account to complete the application process.
Each Spring the Foundation hosts the HOPE in Education event that features a student art show. Students may submit an art piece to be a part of the student art show. The attendees of the event each vote for their favorite piece, and the student artwork that receives the highest number of votes will be awarded scholarships. Proceeds from the HOPE Event fund the TUHSEF Spring Fine Arts Scholarships and other Tempe Union HS District projects and events.
Please watch for the event posters in your classroom in January or February, and then talk to your Art teacher for information regarding submitting your artwork.
The Andy Walters Memorial Ceramics Scholarship was created in 2007 to honor Andy, a former Marcos student who perished in a car accident. Andy was a remarkable individual who demonstrated tremendous character and optimism, always giving his best and maintaining a positive attitude. The $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the Ceramics program at Marcos de Niza who exhibits these characteristics and shows a high level of dedication to their craft. Students can contact their Scholarship Counselor at Marcos de Niza for additional information.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student at each of the six high schools who has submitted his/her FAFSA application and entered the random drawing that will occur in April. A student will receive 5 entries in the drawing if the FAFSA has been submitted in October or November; 4 entries in the drawing if the FAFSA has been submitted in December; 3 entries in January; 2 entries in February; and 1 entry if submitted in March. This scholarship is for graduating seniors only; see your scholarship counselor for additional details.