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 Honors Office 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).
There are 5 pathways to receive the scholarship:
  1. Verified rank in the top 20 percent of Maricopa County high school class in the sixth, seventh, or eighth semester AND at the time of application, have tested into ENG101 (with a minimum Write Placer score of 5 or higher), MAT120, and CRE101 or have successfully complete at a Maricopa Community College, the requisite course work to be prepared for placement into ENG101, MAT120, and CRE101.
  2. Completion of a secondary education program in a Maricopa County high school with a final cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher AND the following scores on the MCCCD placement test:
    • English: WritePlacer score of 6 or higher;
    • Reading: Exemption from CRE101;
    • Math: Placement in MAT120 or higher
  3. Completion from Home School with a Maricopa County presence AND an administrator/parent created Transcript AND Placement test scores as noted in #2 above.
  4. General Educational Development (GED) Certificate which was completed in Maricopa County AND Placement test scores as noted in #2 above.
  5. Grand Canyon Diploma AND Placement test scores as noted in #2 above.
Required Application Materials
  • An official final semester transcript must be sent via U.S. mail to the Honors Program at: SCC-Honors Program Office, 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.
  • 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: Thursday, February 23, 2017     
Honor Program
First Enroll Term:
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: 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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