Helios Adelante Scholarship Application

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Thank you for your interest in submitting an application to the Helios Adelante Scholarship for the Spring 2022 Semester.
Did you graduate High School in 2020 or 2021 and are now entering a Community College or University for the first time in Spring 2022? Did you take a semester or more off between high school graduation and entering college?  If you can answer yes to these questions, you might be eligible for this scholarship.

Please read through the application and make sure to have your materials ready to upload prior to starting the application. You MUST SUBMIT your application in order for it to be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

If you have any questions, please email us at: bstephens@educationforwardarizona.org

  • Scholarship application opened on April 26, 2021
  • Scholarship applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and are contingent upon admission and enrollment in the institution of choice
  • Applicants will be notified by email if they are selected for this scholarship
All applicants must be able to say YES to the following statements to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity. If you do not meet the four requirements below, you will not be eligible for the scholarship at this time. 



Please provide contact information for an adult, preferably a person currently living with you, who may be contacted should Education Forward Arizona need to discuss any information about your application.


You must have graduated in Spring 2020 or Spring 2021 to be eligible.
Please list your current or most recent employment experience.

FINANCIAL NEED - FAFSA or Federal Student Aid Estimator
To be eligible, all applicants MUST have completed one of the following:
  • Filled out the 2021-2022 FAFSA Application at fafsa.ed.gov

    *DACA students that have a Social Security Number are required to fill out the FAFSA, however you will not receive an EFC Number.
  • If you are a DACA student without a SSN, please upload your Federal Student Aid Estimator document 
*Undocumented students need to fill out the Federal Student Aid Estimator and upload the Federal Student Aid Estimator document.

EFC = Expected Family Contribution. If you completed the FAFSA, you will have received a Student Aid Report (SAR) and that report will indicate if you are Pell Grant Eligible.

You will find this information on the Student Aid Report

When uploading your documents, please be sure to name your files according to the following format: "LastFirst-DocType" (i.e. RoseDavid-SAR)

Please list the Arizona Community College or University you have applied to and/or have been admitted. To be considered for this scholarship, you must attend an accredited institution of higher education in the state of Arizona beginning in the Spring 2022 Semester.

We will use this number to verify you are enrolled for the first time for Spring 2022 and to disburse your scholarship should you be eligible

  • I certify that I meet all eligibility requirements as specified in the application.
  • I certify that all information on this application is true, current, and complete to the best of my knowledge.
  • I hereby authorize Education Forward Arizona to disclose to the donor and any review committee the information provided in connection with the application for purpose of the review of my application.
  • I hereby authorize Education Forward Arizona to deposit any co-payable checks without my endorsement in order to expedite my scholarship award.
  • I hereby authorize my educational institutions to release my academic, financial, and/or other necessary information as required by Education Forward Arizona.
  • I understand that application materials become the property of Education Forward Arizona and will not be returned.
  • I understand an incomplete application will not be reviewed and will disqualify me from scholarship eligibility.
  • I understand that I must immediately notify Education Forward Arizona of any change in my enrollment status or contact information.