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A college degree is a major investment, so we strive to make a Prescott College education affordable so that you can have access to the expertise of our faculty, and experience our unique approach to education.  In addition to the scholarships highlighted on this page, Prescott College awards institutional grants and federal grants, loans, and work-study to students with demonstrated financial need. Visit the Financial Aid page for details.

Students who have completed their application by their priority date will be reviewed for scholarships during the application review process. Scholarships will be awarded to accepted students who receive a “best quality” rating and meet the criteria for any of the College’s admissions scholarships. After the priority dates, awards will be limited and based on the availability of scholarships. View available scholarships in the links below. 

Scholarship Opportunities

Undergraduate scholarships are available to students who qualify through the admissions process. No application is necessary to receive these scholarships. The amounts listed are for the entire award year and will be split between terms evenly.

On-Campus Undergraduate Scholarships (Fall 2021 - Spring 2022)

First Time in College Scholarships

Scholarship Name Required GPA Award Amount*
Parker Scholarship 3.9 and above $25,000
Presidential Scholarship 3.5 - 3.89 $22,000
Provost Scholarship 3.0 - 3.49 $18,000
Pathfinder Scholarship 2.9 and below $15,000


Transfer Scholarships

Scholarship Name Required GPA Award Amount*
Granite Mountain Scholarship 3.5 and above $19,000
Thumb Butte Scholarship 3.0 - 3.49 $16,000
Granite Dells Scholarship 2.9 and below $13,000


*Award based on estimated family contribution, maximum scholarship amounts are listed here

Online Undergraduate Opportunity Award Scholarship (Summer 2021)

Full-time Enrollment (12+ credits) $2,400
Three-quarter Enrollment (9-11 credits) $1,800
Half-time Enrollment (6-8 credits) $1,200


Awarded to applicants who complete their admission file by the scholarship deadline pursuing a B.A. leading to Arizona teacher certification and who have prior minimum GPA of 3.0.  Annual award $3,000 per year; $1,000 per semester

Available to assist students with a bachelor's degree to become certified to teach in Arizona.  Applicable to Post-Bachelor's certification and Masters of Education with Certification programs.  Recipient must be employed by a school district and must apply for the Intern Certificate with both Prescott College and the Arizona Department of Education.  Scholarship is $1,500 per term, $4,500 per year.  

Prescott College has a number of endowments that are specifically for funding scholarships to enrolled students.  

The annual competition is open to all current and incoming students. Each scholarship is specific to a different area of study with various amounts up to $7,300.


Endowed Scholarships applications for the 2021-2022 award year are now open for newly admitted and continuing students in all programs.

Applications are due March 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm MST.  

Review scholarships available by following the link below:

Endowed Scholarships


If you are interested in creating a new scholarship or donating to an existing scholarship, send an email to Your contributions are greatly appreciated.


FEFThe Freedom Education Fund is a full tuition and fees scholarship at Prescott College specifically for students who are undocumented and demonstrate financial need.

The 2021-2022 Freedom Education Fund Scholarship Application is now open. Submit your application before March 29, 2021 at 5:00pm MST to be considered.

Find out more about the Freedom Education Fund, or submit your application.



Save on college through the Prescott College Accelerated Master's program, which allows you to start on your master's degree early and graduate with a bachelor’s and a master’s in as little as five years.

Students interested in an accelerated master’s degree apply to the program in their junior year. Once accepted, they may take courses that count towards their graduate degree while completing their undergraduate degree. Most master's degrees can be completed in the fifth year. The Master of Science in Counseling may take an additional term.

Armed with an advanced degree (and less debt), you’ll be ready to make a difference in your community and the world. Talk to an admissions counselor for all the details.

There are thousands of scholarships offered by various institutions and companies that are available to college students everywhere. It can be difficult to navigate through this many opportunities, so Prescott College has compiled a list of outside scholarships that are directly applicable to our students. Whether you are studying Education or Environmental Studies, or a PhD or an undergraduate student, there are scholarships that are available to you year round. 

Follow the link below to review scholarships that have been pre-selected by the Financial Aid Office as good matches for Prescott College students. But, remember, you can apply for any outside scholarship that you qualify for. Review eligibility requirements for each scholarship to ensure that you qualify.

Outside Scholarships

Helpful Hint

Scholarships offering more money are more competitive. Applying for more scholarships with a smaller dollar value increases your chances of winning. 

Financial Planning

Prescott College's partnership with Nelnet allows students to make monthly payments interest-free on an affordable basis. Review each program's tuition and fees and then schedule your monthly payments in the Financial Planning links below. 

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