Flinn Scholars

Save the date: Flinn Scholars Program information sessions

January 23, 2019

By Chris Farrington

The Flinn Scholars Program will host five information sessions this spring across Arizona to share the benefits of one of the nation’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships and present strategies to assist in building the strongest application.

Below are the four dates and university locations for the in-person information sessions as well as the date and time for the online session:

Tucson 
Tuesday, March 12
University of Arizona
6-8 p.m.

Tempe 
Sunday, April 7
Arizona State University
1-3 p.m.

Flagstaff 
Wednesday, April 17
Northern Arizona University
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Glendale 
Thursday, April 25
ASU West
6-8 p.m.

Online
Monday, April 29
5:30-7 p.m.

Registration for all sessions will be available in the coming weeks at flinnscholars.org.

Who Should Attend

The information presented will be valuable for all high-school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Parents or guardians, teachers, and counselors are also welcome to attend.

These sessions are strongly encouraged, but attendance is not required to apply for the Flinn Scholarship.

Presenters

The in-person information sessions will feature representatives from Arizona’s public universities, including honors-college and admissions staff, as well as Flinn Scholars Program staff and current Flinn Scholars.

How to Apply for the Flinn Scholarship

The Class of 2020 can begin its application for the Flinn Scholarship at www.flinnscholars.org in mid-August 2019. The deadline to apply will be in early-October 2019.

About 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high school seniors are selected each year, joining a community of more than 600 current Scholars and alumni.

Flinn Scholarship Benefits

The merit-based scholarship program covers the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and meals at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona. In addition, Flinn Scholars attend a three-week summer seminar after their freshman year and at least one additional study-abroad experience. The overall financial package is valued at about $120,000.

How to Learn More

The benefits of the Flinn Scholarship go well beyond the financial package. Potential applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Benefits, Requirements, International Travel, and Choosing a University. In addition,application tips and FAQs are available on our website.

If you have any questions, please email flinnscholars@flinn.org or call (602) 744-6802.

The Flinn Scholars Program is operated by the Flinn Foundation Scholarship Program LLC and supported by the Flinn Foundation, a private, nonprofit, grantmaking organization based in Phoenix that also aims to advance the state’s bioscience sector, boost the fiscal and creative capacity of the state’s arts and culture organizations, and develop future state-level civic leaders.