An Education

For Arizona students with financial need

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Community College Scholarships


How to Apply

Scholarship Criteria: 


  • U.S. Citizen
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Attending a partner college/university

The Dougherty Foundation is led by a Board of Directors that guides the grantmaking and programs

M.J.G. Dougherty and Bess established the Dougherty Foundation as a non-profit educational trust in 1954.  Its purpose was "to assist deserving and qualified students who would not otherwise be able to continue their undergraduate or post graduate education."  

Founders MJG and Bess Dougherty were influential in the history of the Valley of the Sun. Learn more about their story.

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