Helios Adelante Scholarship Application

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ABOUT THE APPLICATION
Thank you for your interest in submitting an application to the 
Helios Adelante Scholarship

This scholarship is for individuals who graduated high school in 2020 or 2021 AND are entering college for the first time as a high school graduate this Spring 2022. Basically, you might have taken a year off between high school graduation and entering college.  

Please read the important information below and have all of your materials ready to upload prior to starting the application.

Scholarship Timeline:

  • Scholarship application opens on April 26, 2021
  • Scholarship application closes on January 10, 2022
  • Scholarship applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and contingent upon admission and enrollment in the institution of choice
  • Applicants will be notified by email if they are selected

Eligibility Requirements: Please ensure you are eligible prior to continuing.

If you cannot say YES to the four statements below, then you are not eligible at this time.
Thank you for your interest!





SPONSOR ORGANIZATION


STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS












ADULT CONTACT INFORMATION
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.












HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION



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



ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
FINANCIAL NEED - FAFSA
All applicants MUST have the following to be considered eligible:

1. *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 FAFSA4caster document below (see student guide for more information).  

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)
COLLEGE INFORMATION






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

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION AND RELEASE
  • 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.