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:


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 deadline for the 2018-2019 school year has passed.

Cyprus Tohono Corporation Scholarship

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 deadline for the 2018-2019 school year has passed.