News and Updates

39 Flinn Scholarship Finalists move on to last stage

January 31, 2023

Nearly 40 Arizona high-school seniors will interview in March for a chance to be named a Class of 2023 Flinn Scholar. The 39 Flinn Scholarship Finalists, who represent 35 traditional public, charter, and private high schools from six Arizona counties,…

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82 Arizona students one step closer to Flinn Scholarship 

January 10, 2023

More than 80 high-achieving Arizona high-school seniors seeking the Flinn Scholarship have been named Semifinalists, advancing to an interview later this month.  The 82 Flinn Scholarship Semifinalists were selected from 1,045 applications received from Arizona’s urban, rural, and tribal communities for…

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Flinn Scholar Katie Pascavis adds Marshall Scholarship to her list of accolades

December 20, 2022

An engineer who loves water, Pascavis aspires to provide universal access By Brian Powell Flinn. Goldwater. Udall. And now, Marshall. For Katie Pascavis, prestigious scholarships are becoming a regular occurrence. The Flinn Scholar and senior at Arizona State University was…

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Flinn Scholar Nathaniel Ross heads to Oxford on Rhodes Scholarship

December 19, 2022

Disability advocate first Flinn Scholar since 1998 to receive the award By Brian Powell Nathaniel Ross started his advocacy for disability rights when he was only 8 years old. The Mesa native, who grew up experiencing barriers in areas such…

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Flinn Scholar Mitchell Zakocs shares his summer experience as NASA intern

September 16, 2022

Mitchell Zakocs is a Class of 2021 Flinn Scholar studying computer science at Arizona State University. Over the summer, Mitchell was an intern at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Washington, D.C., which he describes as possibly one of the…

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Scholars eating Pizza in France

Flinn Scholarship application opens for high-school seniors  

September 12, 2022

If you are an excelling Arizona high-school senior, now is the time to apply for the most prestigious college scholarship available in the state.  The application is open for the merit-based Flinn Scholarship, which covers tuition, fees, housing, and meals…

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A Flinn Scholar reflection: Reconnecting in the cafes and waterways of France

August 19, 2022

Heather Jensen is a Class of 2020 Flinn Scholar attending the University of Arizona, where she is studying neuroscience and Arabic. In June, Jensen participated in a two-week group summer seminar in France where she traveled with her class from…

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