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2020 Flinn Scholarship application now open

The Flinn Scholars Program is seeking applications from high-achieving Arizona high-school seniors to join the 35th class of Flinn Scholars. The Class of 2020 Flinn Scholarship application is now available. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 16. Each year, 20 Arizona seniors are selected for the prestigious, merit-based award and attend one of the state’s […]

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In her own words: Flinn Scholar Sarah Bosch on the magic of the Flinn Scholarship

Sarah Bosch is a Class of 2013 Flinn Scholar from Flagstaff High School. She attended the University of Arizona, graduating with degrees in neuroscience and cognitive science. Her journey to Malaysia and through the wilderness of Arizona has inspired her to apply for graduate school.  As the sun melted away, my friend and I rounded a corner […]

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Next up for Flinn Scholars: Teach for America, grad school, the State Department, and far beyond

The 20 Flinn Scholars graduating from an Arizona university this year will be pursuing advanced degrees in medicine and engineering, expanding a startup company they founded, volunteering for a health organization in Mexico, working for NASA, and teaching in Arizona and abroad. These are just some of the educational and professional pursuits of the outgoing […]

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Meet 20 of Arizona’s most impactful teachers

As the 20 Flinn Scholars from the Class of 2019 walked onto the stage during the program’s annual Recognition Luncheon, they spoke not of themselves but rather the one person from high school—or earlier—who had the greatest impact on their academic and personal development.   The Distinguished Educators honored during the May 4 event at the Paradise Valley Country Club included classroom instructors, counselors, advisers, an assistant […]