Incoming Freshmen

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


Merit-based Scholarships

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Learn more about scholarships awarded on the basis of academic or other merit.

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Financial Need-based Scholarships

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Learn more about scholarships with eligibility based on financial need (FAFSA on file required).

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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.

For questions about any of the scholarships below, please contact David Scott Allen, Special Advisor to the Dean at