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Apply now for ASBA’s student scholarships

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  • Heidi Otero   |   Arizona School Boards Association

A Students Awarded An ASBA Award With School Board Members And Her District Superintendent.

Arizona School Boards Association‘s student award contests are now being held in the Spring! Applications for all student awards are now open and must be received by 5 p.m. March 15.

View award criteria, entry materials and other details by clicking below.

Please pass on these student opportunities to your school district communities!

Click here for more info to apply for scholarships and student contest

Jack Peterson Scholarship

The Jack Peterson Scholarship is awarded annually to exceptional high school seniors who plan to pursue college degrees in teaching. Recipients shall have maintained a high school record that reflects high academic achievement and regular attendance, respectable leadership and citizenship among peers, and sustained participation in school and community activities.

Amounts of the awards vary from year to year and are based on annual earnings from the scholarship endowment. Last year’s scholarships were $1,300 each.

The scholarship was established in honor of ASBA Executive Director Jack Peterson, who served the association from 1991 to 1998.

Panfilo H. Contreras Honorary Scholarship

The Panfilo H. Contreras Honorary Scholarship was awarded for the first time in 2013 by ASBA’s Hispanic-Native American Indian Caucus.

Hispanic and Native American Indian students who are juniors or seniors in high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship to support their attendance at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Last year’s scholarships were $1,000 each.

PLUS……GCU/ASBA Student Contest

Win an exclusive presentation for 50 of your district’s students with Byron Garrett, ASBA’s 2020 Annual Conference keynote speaker, PLUS a virtual tour of Grand Canyon University and great GCU souvenirs for each student.

This amazing virtual experience will take place in May 2021. Deadline to submit is February 22.

Click here for more info to apply for scholarships and student contest