Arizona Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Horatio Alger Arizona Scholarship Program

This scholarship is provided by the Horatio Alger Association in order to help students demonstrating financial need. This scholarship is to help those high school students who have overcome great obstacles and show exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance while overcoming adversity.

Flinn Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Flinn foundation in order to help improve the quality of life in Arizona for future generations.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

Dr. Patti Flint Women in Science Scholarship

The Women in Science Scholarship is for women in Arizona who plan to pursue higher education in one of the hard sciences or in medicine. Only women who are residents of Arizona, and are planning to attend a higher educational institution in Arizona are eligible to apply.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

This scholarship is given by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and it's sponsors. The Youth awards program is meant to help the leaders of today so that they can make an impact on America's future.

Bervin Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to students who are majoring in occupational safety, health and the environment. The society strives to advance the safety profession in order to prepare the future of our world.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Arizona

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Carpenters Telemarketers Cement masons and concrete finishers
Salary: $33874 $20450 $31508
# of Open Positions: 30720 13210 9060
Competition*: 1.9 2.2 2.7

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Internists, general Health diagnosing and treating practitioners Chiropractors
Salary: $164610 $113540 $95315
# of Open Positions: 1150 1560 640
Competition*: 2.2 2.2 2.1
Job Title: Real estate brokers Aerospace engineers Podiatrists
Salary: $91290 $88630 $87060
# of Open Positions: 2030 2510 240
Competition*: 4.8 4.3 3.1

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Arizona Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Customer service representatives
Salary: $23214 $18406 $25890
# of Open Positions: 70210 59210 58600
Competition*: 0.9 1 1.6

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Computer software engineers, systems software
Salary: $115322 $82844 $77875
# of Open Positions: 7450 7870 5030
Competition*: 1.3 0.8 1
Job Title: General and operations managers Financial managers Sales managers
Salary: $77856 $72058 $71688
# of Open Positions: 26290 8830 7620
Competition*: 0.9 1 1.3

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Arizona table above, which shows where jobs in Arizona are unusually common compared to other states, the Arizona Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.