Types of Aid: Dorrance Scholarship Program

Dorrance Scholarship Program

Scholarship Information

  • The Dorrance Family established the Dorrance Scholarship Program in 1999 to provide financial and academic support for Arizona’s eligible first-generation college students.
  • The Program awards up to 60 scholarships annually to incoming first-year students attending the state’s three public universities: Arizona State University (Tempe), Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff), and University of Arizona (Tucson).
  • The scholarship and program value are estimated at more than $100,000. Scholarships are renewable based on academic achievement and exemplary participation in scholarship program activities.

Amount: $12,000 (renewable for 4 years)


You may be eligible if you:

  • Are an Arizona Resident
  • Are a current graduating senior attending a public, private, charter, or home school
  • Will be a first-generation college student (neither parent, stepparent, or legal guardian holds a four-year degree from any country)
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (weighted or unweighted)
  • Have a minimum test score of 1110 SAT, 22 ACT, or 72 CLT
  • Demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA
  • Plan to attend the Tucson main campus
    Agree to live in on-campus housing during freshman and sophomore year

Contact Information

Dorrance Foundation for Education

Application Information

2024 Dorrance Scholarship Information Flyer



Renewal Information

Please go here to review renewal requirements. You may also contact your Dorrance Scholarship advisor.