New Scholarships Available for Rio Salado Students


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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
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Current and prospective Rio Salado College students in the fields of education, health or community services can now apply for a new scholarship. The Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Career Education and Training Scholarship empowers students to make a difference in their communities through health professions and community-based services. 

The funding is available through the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Awards must be reapplied for term-by-term. Scholarships cover the cost of tuition, course fees, and books.

It is not income based so all are encouraged to apply. Applications take five minutes. 


The application deadline for the Fall 2023 semester is Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time). The scholarship remains open until April 18, 2024, for the Spring 2024 semester.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for these life-changing scholarships, you must:

Want to learn more?

The scholarship has other requirements that you can read about online.

A related scholarship is available to aspiring addictions professionals. Learn more about the program. 

Watch this Cronkite News video to learn more.

Don't miss this opportunity to pursue your passion and contribute to your community. Apply now and take the first step toward a brighter future!

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