Incoming Freshmen

If you are an incoming freshman seeking scholarships or grants, here are some of the funding opportunities available.

These are just a few of the many scholarship and grant opportunities you may be eligible for. To view even more, we recommend utilizing Scholarship Universe, the university’s scholarship-matching database. By creating a Scholarship Universe profile, you will be matched to relevant scholarship opportunities.
To leverage Scholarship Universe, you must be admitted to the University of Arizona. Take the first step by completing your admissions application, and be sure to check “Yes” when prompted about your interest in the Honors College.

BAIRD SCHOLARSHIP

The Baird Foundation offers four-year scholarships of $12,500 per academic year to exceptional students graduating from Arizona high schools every year. This small and elite group of students will join the community of Baird Scholars at the University of Arizona and the Honors College. 

More information and application requirements are available in Scholarship Universe. To access Scholarship Universe, you must be admitted to the University of Arizona.

GIUÉ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship was created by founding Honors College board member, Grace Giuè, in memory of her parents Frank and Celia. It is awarded to three freshmen each year, creating a cohort of twelve Giuè scholars at the University at any given time. To receive the scholarship, students must demonstrate financial need and have been volunteers in their community, with the intention to continue getting back throughout their lives. 

More information and application requirements are available in Scholarship Universe. To access Scholarship Universe, you must be admitted to the University of Arizona.