Foundation Scholarship Requirements

CCC Foundation Scholarship Information & Steps

The Scholarship Application for 2021-2022 has launched. Applications will complete the review process in late April to early May.  Students who were awarded a scholarship will be notified in mid-May of their award.  Students who applied but were not awarded a scholarship are not notified. 

Apply for scholarships via the Financial Aid webpage.


*All CCC Foundation scholarships may be applied towards tuition, fees, books, living, and other educational expenses.


CCC Scholarship Foundation Opportunities


External Scholarship Opportunities

The Coconino Community College Foundation recommends that students apply for external scholarships as well as opportunities offered through CCC. The Arizona Community Foundation has one general online application that allows students to apply for over 80 scholarship opportunities at once. Learn more details on their website: Arizona Community Foundation

Specifically we would like to direct CCC students to the following fund:  Dougherty Foundation Scholarship

To qualify for the Dougherty Foundation Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled at one of these educational institutions: Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona, Prescott College, Coconino Community College, Mohave Community College, Thunderbird College, or any of the Maricopa Community Colleges District campuses
  • Minimum enrollment: 6 hours at community college, 12 hours at 4 year university
  • 3.0 GPA
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Arizona Resident
  • Financial Need as demonstrated by the submission of the Student Aid Report from the FAFSA

Award Details
Community College:  $250-500 scholarships per semester based on the number of enrolled hours. 

Renewal:  All awards are renewable if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and is enrolled for at least 6 hours in the community college or 12 hours at the university level. Community college awards are renewable for up to two years. Community college students may request a renewal after two years of award if transferring to a four year school. University awards are renewable for up to four years. Fifth year requests may be made for a loan only.

Students will receive a notice by email to renew their award directly with the Dougherty Foundation. Students must update their contact info with Dougherty to remain eligible for continuing awards.  Learn some special tips for filling out the  Dougherty Foundation Scholarship application.

For more information about other external scholarship opportunities visit: the CCC Financial Aid, External Scholarships page.