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Flinn Scholars embark on new educational and career paths

Each year as the Flinn Scholars Program welcomes a new class, another group of Flinn Scholars transition to alumni as they continue their educational and professional pursuits in Arizona, across the United States, and the far reaches of the world. Several of this year’s outgoing Scholars—who share in short videos below reflections on their Flinn […]

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2020 Flinn Scholars thank educators in video messages

The Flinn Scholars from the Class of 2020 paid tribute during a virtual celebration last week to the educators who had the greatest impact on their academic and personal development.  The 2020 Flinn Scholars selected current educators, kindergarten and elementary-school teachers, and a college counselor who have taught the Scholars subjects ranging from robotics and English, to art and chemistry.    The 19 Flinn Scholars from the Class of 2020 honored their Distinguished Educators with heartfelt messages expressed in short videos.  The 2020 Distinguished […]


Flinn Foundation extends grantmaking response to COVID-19 in Arizona

With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening and profoundly changing Arizonans’ lives, the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation has made a series of emergency grants to protect frontline health-care workers, accelerate development of therapeutics, support outbreak modeling and tracking, and help sustain vulnerable nonprofit organizations across the state. The more than $450,000 in grants have been issued to a […]

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Flinn Foundation selects top Arizona students for 35th class of Flinn Scholars

For the 35th straight year, a cohort of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors has chosen to forego attending out-of-state universities and accept the prestigious Flinn Scholarship. The merit-based award, supported by the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation in partnership with Arizona’s three state universities, covers the full cost of tuition, mandatory fees, housing, meals, and a myriad of […]