scholarship opportunities

      

need help with scholarships and financial aid?

Douglas Capitan
Student Financial Resource Coordinator
(602) 496-0232
douglas.capitan@asu.edu
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NAMU scholarships (Hultsman, Hotel Valley Ho, Hylle, and Yoshioka) are available for New American University Scholars who meet the specific scholarship criteria listed.  If you are eligible, you do not need to apply for these scholarships.

The School of Community Resources & Development offers a variety of scholarships to students.

Additional scholarship money may be found through ASU at: students.asu.edu/scholarships or through the College of Public Service & Community Solutions website.

Click Here: Scholarship Application - DUE MAY 1st

Please note: each scholarship has additional materials required (beyond the scholarship application ) and all should be submitted as a packet. Students may submit more than one scholarship application but must complete a separate application for each, tailored to scholarship criteria.

If you match a scholarship’s criteria, please apply!

1. Lionel E. Rombach Scholarship 

Lionel E. Rombach Scholarship

purpose: To be awarded to deserving undergraduate students with demonstrated commitment to and majoring in Parks & Recreation.

award: For tuition reimbursement; varies according to funds available for distribution from endowment.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. be a School of Community Resources & Development undergraduate student 
  2. demonstrate commitment to the field of Parks & Recreation (including Therapeutic Recreation) 
  3. have the respect of his/her professors 
  4. have a 3.25 or higher cumulative grade point average 
  5. have demonstrated financial need
  6. be currently enrolled or have completed CRD 301 OR have junior/senior status (greater than 56 credit hours)

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following the award.

 

2. Glenn Cheatham Memorial Scholarship 

purpose: To be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student in the memory of Dr. Glenn Cheatham, a professor in the department for 20 years. The scholarship was established by Cheryl Cheatham (Glenn's wife) and by the family and friends of Dr. Cheatham.

award: Varies according to funds available for distribution.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. Be a School of Community Resources & Development undergraduate student.
  2. Demonstrate promise for the youth and community service profession
  3. Have the respect of his/her professors
  4. Have a 3.25 or higher cumulative grade point average
  5. Be currently enrolled in or have completed CRD 301 OR have junior/senior status (greater than 56 credit hours).

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following its announcement to the recipient.

3. The Phoenician Scholarship

purpose: To be awarded to deserving undergraduate student in the School of Community Resources & Development who is majoring in Tourism Development & Management (TDM).

award: Varies according to funds available for distribution from endowment.

criteria: Selected student must:

  1. be a School of Community Resources and Development undergraduate student majoring in Tourism Development & Management (TDM) 
  2. demonstrate commitment to the field of hospitality and tourism management and promise for a career in hospitality and tourism management 
  3. have the respect of his/her professors 
  4. have a 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average 
  5. have demonstrated financial need 
  6. be currently enrolled or have completed CRD 301 OR have junior/senior status (greater than 56 credit hours)

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following the award. The recipient should be willing to sign a media release and write a thank you note to the donor.

4. Randy J. Virden Scholarship

purpose: To provide an annual scholarship for an outstanding student in the School of Community Resources & Development's Parks & Recreation Management undergraduate degree program.Students should apply only in the fall semester for a spring award.

criteria:

  1. Recipient shall be an undergraduate student majoring in Parks & Recreation Management at the School of Community Resources & Development.
  2. Completed CRD 301 OR have junior or senior status, with at least one semester at ASU.
  3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Complete a personal vision statement of no more than 500 words that demonstrate a commitment to and a promise for a professional career in or related to the field of Parks & Recreation Management.
  5. Be recommended by at least one former or current professor from the School of Resources & Development.

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. 

 5. James A. Colley Scholarship 

purpose: To be awarded to deserving undergraduate student with demonstrated commitment to Parks and Recreation.

award: For tuition reimbursement; varies according to funds available for distribution from endowment.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. Be a Parks and Recreation Management major 
  2. Demonstrate commitment to the field of Parks and Recreation Management
  3. Have the respect of his/her professors 
  4. Have a 2.5 or higher cumulative grade point average 
  5. Have junior/senior status (greater than 56 credit hours)

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following the announcement of the recipient.

 

6. Lionel E. Rombach Scholarship

purpose: To be awarded to deserving undergraduate students with demonstrated commitment to and majoring in Parks & Recreation.

award: For tuition reimbursement; varies according to funds available for distribution from endowment.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. be a School of Community Resources & Development undergraduate student 
  2. demonstrate commitment to the field of Parks & Recreation (including Therapeutic Recreation) 
  3. have the respect of his/her professors 
  4. have a 3.25 or higher cumulative grade point average 
  5. have demonstrated financial need
  6. be currently enrolled or have completed CRD 301 OR have junior/senior status (greater than 56 credit hours)

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following the award.

  

7. David M. Strang Tourism Scholarship 

purpose: To provide an annual award to deserving undergraduate students in the School of Community Resources & Development who are majoring in Tourism Development & Management.

award: Amount varies.

criteria:

  1. be a School of Community Resources & Development undergraduate student majoring in tourism development & management
  2. demonstrate a commitment to the field of tourism management and promise for a career in tourism or hospitality management
  3. have the respect of her/his professors
  4. have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher
  5. currently have junior or senior status (more than 56 credit hours)

selection: The selection will be made by the School’s Scholarship Committee.  The finalist will meet with Tempe CVB representatives. The scholarship funds may be used during the academic semester following the award.

 

 

The following scholarships are available for New American University Scholars who meet the specific scholarship criteria listed. If you are eligible, you do not need to apply for these scholarships.

Wendy Hultsman New American University Scholarship

purpose: To be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student pursuing the Special Events certificate

award:  Varies according to funds available for distribution.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. Be a New American University Scholar: President's Award, Provost's Award, Dean's Award
  2. Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA on file)
  3. Be enrolled in Special Event Management Certificate program and completed PRM 486:  Special Event Management

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following its announcement to the recipient.

Yoshioka/Hossbach Family Maroon and Gold Leaders Scholarship 

purpose: To be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student in the Nonprofit Leadership and Management major.

award:  Varies according to funds available for distribution.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. Be a New American University Scholar: President's Award, Provost's Award, Dean's Award
  2. Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA on file)
  3. Be enrolled in Nonprofit Leadership and Management major
  4. Demonstrate community involvement and leadership
selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following its announcement to the recipient.

Hotel Valley Ho New American University Scholarship

purpose: To be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student in the Tourism Development and Management major.  Priority given to Tourism Development and Management (Resort and Hotel Leadership) major.

award:  Varies according to funds available for distribution.

criteria: Student selected must:

  1. Be a New American University Scholar: President's Award, Provost's Award, Dean's Award
  2. Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA on file)
  3. Be enrolled in Tourism Development and Management.  Priority given to TDM (Resort and Hotel Leadership)

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following its announcement to the recipient.

Rita M. Hylle New American University Scholarship

purpose: The Rita M. Hylle New American University Scholarship is sponsored by the Helios Education Foundation.  The Hylle Scholarship provides funds to support students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. 

eligibility criteria: Those eligible to apply must:

  1. Be a New American University Scholar: President's Award, Provost's Award, Dean's Award
  2. Be a Nonprofit Leadership and Management major (or a Public Service Degree with Nonprofit Concentration)
  3. Be a resident of the state of Arizona

selection: The selection will be made by the School's Scholarship Committee. The tuition reimbursement scholarship may be utilized during the academic semester following its announcement to the recipient.