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Flinn-Brown Fellow Chad Marchand dedicates career to serving tribal nations

By Brian PowellFlinn Foundation Chad Marchand is a businessman and economic developer, a broker and networker, a community and civic leader, and a multi-degreed student with a zeal for spreading educational opportunities for Native Americans. Marchand is also a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, raised in Omak, a small town in north-central Washington on […]

Flinn Scholars

Arizona excellence: The 2019 Flinn Scholars have been named

Twenty of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors have been named Flinn Scholars and will receive scholarships to Arizona’s three public research universities valued at more than $120,000. The merit-based award—which recipients accept in many instances over admission to the nation’s most prestigious universities—is a full ride that covers the cost of tuition, fees, housing and meals […]


Arizona’s robust bioscience ecosystem on display at statewide events

The Flinn Foundation hosted its three annual Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Progress Report Update luncheons this week to dialogue about Arizona’s latest advancements in bioscience research and industry with leaders in Flagstaff, Tucson, and Phoenix. The Latest Progress of the Biosciences in Arizona brochure highlights the state’s robust bioscience ecosystem, initiatives of the Roadmap Steering Committee […]

Flinn Scholars

Three Flinn Scholars tell their stories of accepting the Scholarship

Flinn Foundation: When offered the Flinn Scholarship, did you hesitate to accept it? If so, what considerations were you considering? Ruby Kerwin: By the time I was offered the Flinn Scholarship, I was really excited to accept it. I had learned about the opportunities Flinn provides and the academic programs at Arizona State University through the […]