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Maricopa Grant for Tuition Assistance

Maricopa Grant Applications for Tuition Assistance for the 2020-2021 school year are now available. Approved applications will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis up to 9 credits ($780). July 15 is the priority deadline.

Applicant's must demonstrate "financial need" as defined by the US Department and Human Services Poverty Guidelines.

Application Requirements

All applications must include:

  • All applicants must be fully admitted to Rio Salado College (no charge for this).
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  • Signatures of both student and parent
  • Copy of 2018 or 2019 federal tax form 1040 (no tax extensions considered) OR
  • Award letter of household member’s participation in any of the following benefits programs: Free or Reduced Lunch, Supplemental Social Security, Food Stamps, TANF, WIC or AHCCCS.

Complete and Submit Application

Dual Enrollment Tuition Assistance is no longer accepting applications.

If you encounter difficulties with the e-form, please call the Rio Salado Dual Enrollment Office at 480-517-8080.

Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions