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Scholarship Name:

Arizona State University (“ASU”) President Barack Obama Scholars Program

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by ASU to incoming ASU students

Award Amount:


Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) No separate application required. Qualified accepted students are automatically considered for this scholarship award; 2) Must be an Arizona resident (This includes Native American high school seniors who are not residing in Arizona who meet the Arizona residency criteria for tuition purposes at ASU); 3) Must apply for admission NLT 1/1 (annually); 4) Must be enrolling at ASU the Fall semester immediately following high school graduation; 5) Must be enrolling in a degree-seeking program; 6) Demonstrated financial need; 7) FAFSA required; 8) Must be Pell Grant eligible; 9) Total annual family income of $42,400.00 or less on FAFSA; 10) Scholarship award payable as follows: By combining gift aid (i.e., Pell Grants, SEOG, University Grants, LEAP, and scholarships) from federal, state, private, and institutional sources with Federal Work-Study, ASU will cover students’ estimated direct costs of attending ASU (minus the Expected Family Contribution as determined by the FAFSA) for up to eight full-time, consecutive fall and spring semesters (summer sessions are not covered); 11) Renewable for up to seven (7) additional academic semesters (provided recipient maintains a min. 2.5 GPA, completes twenty-four (24) academic credit hours annually and remains otherwise qualified).

NOTE: Recipients must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification NLT July 1 (annually).







Arizona AZ

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, Need-based, School/College

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Arizona State University
Financial Aid and Scholarship Services
P.O. Box 870412
Tempe, Arizona 85287-0412
Telephone: (855) 278-5080



January 1, 2018 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).