President's Scholarship Application
To be eligible to apply:
  • Student must enroll at SCC in the academic year (2 academic semesters) following your secondary education program requirements without having enrolled in another college or university before enrolling in a Maricopa County College (summer session excluded).
  • Student must have appropriate Placement test scores for the appropriate pathway that is used to come into the Program.
  • All secondary schools/education must have a Maricopa County presence.
  • Student must qualify for financial assistance under AZ HB2008 (legal US citizens or lawful US presence).
  • An official transcript (post-graduation) must be turned into the Admission & Records immediately after High School graduation. Home school students must have the administrator of their school create an Official High School Transcript. (see Honors web page for details).
Eligibility Requirements: Students submitting the Presidents' Honors Scholarship application must be able to show legal presence in the United States and fall under one of the following four pathways to be eligible for the scholarship. In addition, students must also be a resident of Maricopa County. Students must apply to the program within one academic year (two academic semesters) of graduation from high school, completion of their GED, or receipt of the Grand Canyon Diploma. The following test scores are required for admittance to the program for any of the pathways listed below:
  • At least ENG 101 -- with a minimum Write Placer score of 5 or higher -- at least MAT 120, and a Reading score of 7 4 or higher,
  • Or the requisite coursework to be prepared for placement in ENG 101, MAT120, or CRE101,
  • Or successful completion of ENG 101, MAT 120, or CRE 101.
  1. Completion of a secondary education program in Maricopa County (including NGA-accredited, charter, private, religious high schools), with a final cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA and placement scores as noted above
OR 2. Homeschooled student, with verification from parents, have a final cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA, and placement test scores as noted above.
OR 3. General Educational Development (GED) certificate completed within one academic year and placement test scores as noted above.
OR 4. Grand Canyon Diploma recipient completed within one academic year of application and placement test scores as noted above.
Required Application Materials
  • An official final semester transcript must be sent via U.S. mail to Admissions & Records, 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85225. It must be impressed and sealed by the secondary educational institution and show your graduation date, class rank (if applicable), and final cumulative GPA.
  • Your scholarship cannot be awarded until your final transcript or applicable documents have been received
Probation and Termination
  • As a Presidents’ Honors Scholar whose cumulative Maricopa GPA, including ALL credits, falls below 3.25 but above 3.0 at the end of the first semester only, will be placed on probation. The student must raise the cumulative Maricopa GPA to 3.25 prior to beginning the 3rd semester. If a student does not attend and report on at least 2 co-curricular events per semester, you will forfeit your Presidents' Honors Scholarship.
  • Students will not be eligible for renewal of the scholarship if their cumulative Maricopa GPA, including ALL credits, is below 3.0 at the end of the 1st, 2nd or 3rd semester, they fail to complete their Honors coursework of a sufficient number of credit hours, do not complete the minimum number of required co-curricular activities, or maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Graduation
  • To graduate as an Honors Program Graduate, a student must be eligible to graduate from the college and must meet the additional requirements that include a 3.5 MCCCD cumulative GPA, completion of 15 credit hours in Honors coursework and co-curricular activities as defined by the SCC Honors Program.

Today's Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017     
Honor Program
First Enroll Term:
Maricopa
Student ID# (8-digit):
Leave it blank if you are not yet a Maricopa student
* First Name:  
Middle Name:
* Last Name:  
* Date of Birth:    
Maricopa Email: @maricopa.edu. Leave it blank if you are not yet a Maricopa student
Personal Email:
Preferred Phone:  
Alternate Phone:  
* Address:  
* City:   
* State:
* Zip:    
Your major at SCC:  
* High School Name:  
* High School City:  
High School
Graduation Date:
 
Optional: How did you hear about the honors program?
* Verification: I have read and understand the following requirement for Graduation from the Honors Program:
  • Graduation from SCC
  • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
  • 15 Honors credits in three disciplines
  • Good standing in the Honors Program
  • Co-curricular activities as defined by the SCC Honors Program
Agreements: The presidents' Scholarship will automatically be renewed each term for four consecutive terms, provided the recipients meet the following requirements for renewal:
  • Maintain continuous, full-time student enrollment for four consecutive terms, summer sessions excluded. My initials:    
  • Complete 12 credit hours minimum, per semester, at the 100 level or above. These courses must be for a letter grade rather than a Pass/Fail (P/Z) grade. My initials:    
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 or higher. Credits earned during summer sessions at any of the Maricopa Community Colleges will be included in figuring GPAs as well as dual-enrollment credits. My initials:    
  • Complete at least one 3-credit hour closed honors course each semester. My initials:    
  • I certify that I have not attended another institution of higher learning. My initials:    
  • Please note, only closed Honors classes will be allowed during first semester, all closed Honors classes will fulfill requirements for AGEC. Credits are transferrable to in state universities. My initials:    
Signature I have read and understand the above requirements.  *Please Type your full name here.
Your typed name serves as your official signature:

 

            
 

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