Getting involved in your local community by volunteering your time, skills, and positive energy helps create vibrant communities. It implies a selfless act of kindness that helps those less fortunate, but can also be interpreted as contributing to the “Higher Good” – that is, the service provided goes beyond the selfish needs, desires or interests of the individual who performs it. However, students applying for this scholarship should understand that we are looking for community service that goes beyond simply volunteering, to those activities which shows leadership are transforming communities. For details on qualified community service, download and complete an application.
All of the following must be submitted together and on time. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.
The application packet, including all supplemental documentation, should be mailed and postmarked by March 1, 2017. Desert Schools is not responsible for lost or misplaced items.
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Program
PO Box 2945
Phoenix, AZ 85062-2945
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Desert Schools employees and their immediate family members are ineligible for scholarships.