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H-1B Pima County Grant

We are excited to share a potential opportunity with you, you may be eligible for Pima County’s up to $8,000 H-1B grant. The H-1B grant is part of a workforce initiative focused on getting residents certified and employed in advanced manufacturing and IT roles. We are excited to announce that this opportunity is now extended to University of Arizona students enrolled in technological programs like yourself. We highly encourage you to review the requirements below and take advantage of this opportunity if you’re eligible.   


Eligibility Requirements   

To be eligible for the H-1B Pima County Grant, UA students must be:   

  • In good academic standing.  

  • A resident of Pima County, Santa Cruz, Cochise.   

  • Enrolled in a qualifying major (please refer to the list of eligible programs below).  

  • Graduating in May 2024 or Summer 2024.  

  • Unemployed or underpaid (Pima County defines underemployed as working under 30 hours/week for undergraduate students. For graduate students, you may still be eligible if you work full-time in a below-market value role for a bachelor’s degree holder). Please consult the contacts at the bottom of this email if you need clarification on your eligibility.   

*Individuals with felony convictions may be excluded from eligibility.  


Eligible Programs  




How to Apply   

To apply for this grant, please reach out to one of Pima County's H-1B program coordinators, or Please note that there is no specific deadline, but grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.    


You will need to complete an H-1B enrollment packet and enroll in Pima County’s Arizona Job Connection (AJC) system. To ensure compliance with the Department of Labor requirements, a copy of your SSN card, a valid state ID/driver's license (I-9 reporting), a resume, and a letter explaining how the H-1B funding would assist you are required.  



Truman Scholarship

The Truman scholarship is open to all majors, and they are looking for students interested in a career of public service which can come in so many different forms. ONCS will be hosting an information session on December 7th from 1pm-1:30pm. Link to register can be found here: 

*In order to access the Truman application, students must be added to the system by Valeria Quijada (<>). Priority Deadline to register is December 4th.

The Truman Scholarship aims to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education,  or elsewhere in the public service; and to provide them with financial support for graduate study, leadership training, and fellowship with other students who are committed to making a difference through public service. The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. The Truman Foundation provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development. Scholars are invited to participate in a number of programs: Truman Scholar Leadership Week, The Summer Institute, and The Truman-Albright Fellows Program. Truman Scholars are obligated to work in public service for three of the seven years following the completion of their graduate work.

Who is eligible for the Truman Scholarship?

Truman Scholarship applicants must meet the following minimum criteria at the time of application:

  1.  US Citizens, US National residents of American Samoa, or expecting their citizenship by the date of the award;

  2.  Full-time student: [(In their penultimate year of school if graduating in 4 years or more) (In their final year of school if graduating in three years or less)].

  3.  Committed to a career in public service, defined by the Truman Foundation as “employment in government at any level, uniformed services, public-interest organizations, nongovernmental research and/or educational organizations, public and private schools, and public-service oriented nonprofit organizations such as those whose primary purposes are to help needy or disadvantaged persons or to protect the environment.”

In general, preference is given to nominees pursuing juris doctorate degrees and master’s and doctoral degrees in public administration, public policy, public health, international relations, government, economics, social services delivery, education and human resource development, and conservation and environmental protection.

Who is competitive for the Truman Scholarship?

Successful applicants will have an extensive record of public and community service, typically involving leadership; have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills; and be committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service, as defined by the Truman Foundation.

Candidates can be:

  • pursuing any major likely to lead to a public service career;

  • any age;

  • interested in any graduate degree other than the MBA; and,

  • considering either domestic or international programs for their graduate education.


Feed Your Future Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/23

Amount: $1,000

Summary: We've designed this scholarship to financially assist students studying agriculture or intending to pursue a career in agriculture.  



The Army Student Internship Program (SIP)

Deadline: Varies (Check the pdf)

Summary: 10-12 week enterprise-funded summer internship to expose current students to the Army Civilian Corps, inspire them to serve, and potentially convert them to permanent full-time employment in the Army Civilian Corps after graduation. Priorities for the SIP are STEM and mission-critical occupations. The program is intended to serve as a key pipeline for the Army Fellows Program, and it supports the Army People Strategy and the associated Civilian Implementation Plan, including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) priorities.


DoD SMART Scholarship for Service Program

Deadline: 12/1/23 at 5 pm EST

Summary:/ The SMART Scholarship is a paid 8-12 week summer internship that builds future leaders in 24 STEM disciplines and is the largest education and workforce development initiative under the Department of Defense STEM Program. Scholarship recipients receive hands-on experience at one of over 200 Department of Defense facilities during their internships and apply this knowledge as early career professionals.


Goldwater Scholarship

Deadline: January 16, 2023 at 10 am

Summary: The purpose of the Goldwater Scholarship is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Goldwater Scholars demonstrate outstanding potential, and they intend to pursue research-oriented careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.


  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • Current Resume/CV

  • If Permanent Resident, then must submit a copy of your Permanent Resident Card

  • Letters of Recommendation (3): Goldwater offers guidance (linked) on their website that should be shared with recommenders.

By the campus deadline, applicants must submit application in the portal and email the following materials to


AG Careers Scholarship

We've designed this scholarship to financially assist students studying agriculture or intending to pursue a career in agriculture. 

Amount: $1,000 Applications close on November 30, 2023 will notify winners by December 15, 2023

Scholarship Requirements:  

  • Currently enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian (post-secondary) school   

  • Have at least one semester of school left after 2023 

  • Create your profile and upload your resume to our database

  • Follow us on social media! 


Scholarship Universe

Scholarship-matching tool for admitted University of Arizona students. SU connects Wildcats to millions of dollars in internal and external scholarships.


McLean Transfer Scholarship

Deadline: November, 1

Amount: $2000


  • Transfer student from an Arizona community college (transfer students have transferred in at least 12 units of credit and are designated as Transfer admits in UAccess) and

  • Successful completion of a UArizona (not transferred) math class above the level of pre-calculus and

  • STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) at the University of Arizona


  • Scholarship money will be disbursed into the recipient's Bursar's account in January, in time to be used for spring tuition, so students graduating in December are *not* eligible to apply.

  • The endowment is also very clear that students must have already completed a math course here at UArizona, so brand-new transfer students are not eligible for this application cycle. This is an annual award, so they may apply next time.

Questions? Please contact: 


Dual Enrollment Scholarship

Enroll in a Dual Credit class and pass the class with a “C” in order to get this scholarship. The application is in the link.

Link: Dual Enrollment / Early College Program | Arizona Western College (


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