The late Diane H. Thomas had a long and diversified career which included television, writing, photojournalism, small business owner and college instructor. She authored nearly a dozen books and wrote articles that appeared in publications including The New York Times, McCall's and Better Homes and Gardens. Diane had a love for teaching and was dedicated to helping students succeed. Her generous legacy to Phoenix College is comprised of a permanent endowed scholarship.
If you are on track to graduate from Phoenix College and plan to attend a university, please apply for the Diane H. Thomas Scholarship for PC Alumni.
TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP: $10,000
- Diane H. Thomas Scholarship for PC Alumni. This is new scholarship is for students who will graduate from Phoenix College in May 2011 and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university for the upcoming academic year. One award in the amount of $10,000. Deadline to apply: April 10, 2010. Apply now!
- Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
- Graduating student from Phoenix College
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA
- Clearly demonstrated financial need
- Plan to transfer to an accredited, four year Arizona college or university for the upcoming academic year
Note: To be eligible for this transfer scholarship you will need to complete a personal statement and an essay. Don't wait to apply.
"Statistics show the surest way for anyone to land a job in their chosen field is to finish college and earn a degree or certificate. Write an essay in 500-700 words responding to the following question: How can Phoenix College build a culture that promotes college completion?
Click here to apply through the STARS online scholarship application system through the Maricopa Colleges Foundation TODAY!
The Maricopa Colleges Foundation STARS online scholarship application can also be found at: http://www.maricopa.edu/foundation/apply/index.php?p=2
CONTINUING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS:
- Diane H. Thomas Scholarship for PC Students: For continuing PC students. Amount of award: $1,000. Deadline to apply: April 10.
- Sister Regina O'Rourke & Father Thomas Moran Scholarship: For continuing PC students. Amount of award: $500. Deadline to apply: March 25.