Important Scholarships

U of A

The online Baird Scholarship application can be found in Scholarship Universe.  

The application requires:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (from a Teacher, Counselor, or Community member who is not family or friend)
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Resumé
  • Two short (500 word max) essay responses

Applicants must:

  • Be admitted to the University of Arizona for Fall 2018
  • Be Arizona residents who have attended an Arizona high school for at least two years preceding admission to the University or Arizona
  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have a cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.75 or higher

Important dates:

  • End of September, 2017 - application open
  • Mid-January, 2018 - application deadline
  • Early March, 2018 - all applicants notified of their status

A University of Arizona committee selects approximately 20 finalists for the scholarship


ASU Barrett, Honors College

For an application to be evaluated, it must be complete by the articulated deadline, not simply submitted. Incomplete files are remanded to the next pool for review.

Early Action I
Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 11:59 PM
Student Notification: Friday, December 15, 2017 | 5 PM
All prospective students are strongly encouraged to have a complete Barrett application on file by the Early Action I deadline. Early Action acceptance is non-binding.

Early Action II
Deadline: Sunday, January 7, 2018 | 11:59 PM
Student Notification: Friday, February 16, 2018 | 5 PM

Regular Decision
Deadline: Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 11:59 PM
Student Notification: Friday, March 30, 2018 | 5 PM

Late Consideration
Deadline: Sunday, April 1, 2018 | 11:59 PM
Student Notification: Friday, May 11, 2018 | 5 PM


NAU Honors College

Timeline for application and admission decisions

We do expect the semester to fill, so students who want to guarantee a spot may want to consider submitting their application in time for the early decision deadline of December 1st.  After December 1st, applications to the Grand Canyon Semester will be processed on a rolling admissions basis until February 15, 2018. Applications will be considered on a space available basis after that date.

Application Deadlines

December 1, 2017   Applications due for early admission
February 15, 2018  Applications due for regular admission
March 1, 2018   Signed agreement & deposit due