The Caballeros de Yuma is offering a total of
seven (7) - $1,200 scholarships
to senior high school students graduating from Antelope, Kofa,
Cibola, Yuma, Gila Ridge and San Luis High Schools, and one
graduating senior high school student will be selected from all
the applications submitted from Yuma County Charter Schools
(Carpe Diem Collegiate High School, Aztec High School, PPEP TEC,
and Educational Opportunity Center Charter School - YPIC). One (1) scholarship
will be presented to a senior student at each high school.
The successful applicants for the Caballeros de
Yuma Memorial Scholarships will possess the following:
Citizen of the USA
GPA of 3.5 or higher
Community involvement or high school
extracurricular activities will be considered.
Will attend an accredited post-secondary
educational institution of choice in Arizona, and must be a
full time student (at least 12 semester hours).
The applicant instructions are as follows:
Complete application form.
Submit one page typed autobiography.
Include a copy of your high school transcript
or a verification of your GPA to date.
Provide 3 letters of recommendation.
Scholarship applicants may be contacted by
telephone or asked to participate in an interview conducted by
the Scholarship Committee. The purpose of the contact is to
answer any questions that may arise after review of
applications. Follow-up notification will be made to
Scholarship Winners: The Caballeros de Yuma will
not award the scholarship money directly to the student but will
set up an account in the recipient's name at the Foundation of
an accredited post-secondary educational institution of choice
in Arizona and must be used for tuition, books and/or lab fees.
The Caballeros will send the money for the scholarship to the
University/College by June 30, 2015.
Applications must be received in the office of the Caballeros de
Yuma not later than March 20, 2015
– 3:00 p.m.