WF Community Science Scholarship

$400Award Amount
1Number of Awards
5/31/2023Submission Deadline

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With the WF Community Science Scholarship, the WISH Foundation Arizona aspires to help students further their studies. The WISH Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to help deserving students with financial challenges.

The WF Community Science Scholarship offers one exceptional high school senior or graduate student a scholarship of $400 each year. The scholarship is specifically dedicated to the students of Arizona wishing to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship is open to those pursuing or who plan to pursue studies related to science, technology, mathematics, or engineering (STEM). The WISH Foundation endowment fund is for the economically disadvantaged well-performing students and applicants interested in science are greatly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be residing in Arizona and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade B in science, math, or technology courses. The desired attributes of successful applicants are their aptitude for research. They need to provide their university acceptance letter as well.

Key Information of WF Community Science Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Country of Study

United States

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Scholarship Details

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Award Amount


Number of Awards


WF Community Science Scholarship Timeline

March 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on March 1.

May 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on May 31.

July 2023

Awards Announcement Date

The winner is announced on July 31.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: High School Senior
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3
  • Geographic Eligibility: Arizona
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Essay
  • School Verification
  • Recommendation letters

How to ace the WF Community Science Scholarship


Highlight your involvement in extracurricular activities

Being involved in extracurricular activities, either in school or at the community level, helps you build a good reputation. Ensure to highlight the relevant activities you have been involved in both in school and the community, and be sure to demonstrate their impact.


Demonstrate your involvement in community service

Being a nonprofit organization, WISH Foundation relies heavily on volunteers and people who are eager to help one another. Ensure to be very involved in community service and have a minimum of 40 hours as a volunteer for the last two years.


Be a resident of Arizona

The key students targeted by this scholarship are those who reside and wish to continue with their post-secondary education in Arizona. Applicants need to be graduating from high school in the summer of the academic year.


Be enrolled in an accredited institution

Applicants need to be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning in Arizona. The applicants must be enrolled in a four-year university or a two-year community college in Arizona and be a freshman in the fall of the academic year.

How the WF Community Science Scholarship is Judged

Applicants are judged based on their involvement in volunteer work and the impact of their community service activities; in addition to academic excellence.

Why We Love the WF Community Science Scholarship


The WISH Foundation offers equal opportunities

The WISH Foundation offers equal opportunities to all students. The organization does not discriminate against ethnicity, sex, or religious affiliations.


Requires a short essay

One of the application requirements calls for the submission of a 250- word essay. This is a comparably short essay that is only one page long.


Accepts unofficial transcripts

The scholarship does not limit applicants to only submitting an official transcript. It accepts even unofficial transcripts that show the applicants’ academic performance.

5 Facts About the WISH Foundation Arizona


Has a volunteer board of directors

The WISH Foundation is managed by a volunteer board of directors and each one of them helps to achieve the organization’s mission through their specific qualities and expertise.


Foundation has a day dedicated to it

The Mayor of the City of Tempe, Mark Mitchel, declared September 30 ‘’WISH Foundation Day’’ in 2018.


WF was created by five local residents

The five local residents of Arizona had a goal of serving the community through cultural and educational assistance for the people of Arizona.


WF has many outreach programs

WISH Foundation has three outreach programs which include WISH For Vision, WISH For Education, and WISH For Outreach.


The WISH Foundation offers eight awards

WISH Foundation Arizona offers eight different types of awards e.g the Phoenix Community Scholarship, Herbert A. Hauptman Scholarship, Silambam Phoenix Scholarship, etc.

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