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Scholarships & Grants

In addition to the scholarships listed on our Resources page, the Phoenix Indian Center is proud to continue the Freeport-McMoRan Scholarship Program. These scholarships are funded by the Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation and administered by the Phoenix Indian Center.

There are two Scholarships available under this program; the Native American Scholarship and the Cyprus Tohono Corporation Scholarship.

Native American Scholarship:
Download scholarship Guidelines and Application, click here.

The eligibility for the Native American Scholarship Application includes the following:

  • Enrolled member of Hualpai Tribe, San Carlos Apache Tribe, White Mountain Apache Tribe and Tohono O’odham Nation.
  • Must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative gpa and be in good academic standing
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student in one of the following disciplines:
    • Primary: Education, Engineering, Geology, Science or science -related major
    • Secondary: Business or business-related major, Health, Safety, Sustainability or technology
  • The application and all supporting documents are due May 15, 2017.

Cyprus Tohono Corporation Scholarship
Download scholarship Guidelines and Application, click here.

The eligibility for the Cyprus Tohono Corporation Scholarship Application includes the following:

  • Enrolled Native American residing in Arizona-preference will be given to enrolled members of the Tohono O’odham Nation
  • Attending a community college or four-year public University in Arizona
  • Students entering college as a freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA and be in good academic standing
  • The application and all supporting documents are due June 1, 2016.