Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholars Program to hold information sessions in March, April

March 2, 2016

By Amy Pitney

Arlinne Rodriguez - retreat presentationThe Flinn Scholars Program, which offers to Arizona high-school seniors one of the most prestigious undergraduate merit scholarships in the nation, will host five informational sessions around the state in March and April to share key benefits of the 2017 Flinn Scholarship and how to build a strong application.

The sessions, to take place in Flagstaff, Phoenix, Tempe, and Tucson, will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Honors and admissions representatives from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona will be available to speak with students and parents before the sessions, from 6:00-6:30.

Below is the schedule for the information sessions, which will provide details about the 2017 Flinn Scholarship application process. Students may register for the sessions here.

Flagstaff
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Northern Arizona University (Admissions Welcome Center, Student & Academic Services Building)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Optional University Browse
6:30-8:30 p.m. Flinn Session

Tucson
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
University of Arizona (Social Sciences Building, Room 100)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Optional University Browse
6:30-8:30 p.m. Flinn Session

Phoenix
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Arizona Science Center (Irene P. Flinn Theater)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Optional University Browse
6:30-8:30 p.m. Flinn Session

Phoenix
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Arizona Science Center (Irene P. Flinn Theater)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Optional University Browse
6:30-8:30 p.m. Flinn Session

Tempe
Monday, April 11, 2016
Arizona State University (Memorial Union, Arizona Ballroom, Room 221)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Optional University Browse
6:30-8:30 p.m. Flinn Session

Along with Flinn Scholars Program staff, Flinn Scholars will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their experiences in the program. Representatives of all three Arizona public universities will be available prior to each information session.

The information provided will be especially valuable for high-school juniors who will graduate in spring 2017 and be applying for the Flinn Scholarship this fall, but is also useful for sophomores. Attendance is not required in order to apply for the scholarship, but is strongly encouraged.

The application for the 2017 Flinn Scholarship will be available at www.flinnscholars.org in late August. The deadline to apply will be in October.

Learn more about the Scholarship’s Benefits and Requirements. Additional details can be found elsewhere on the website.

Students who have questions about the application process can email the Flinn Scholars Program at application@flinn.org, call 602-744-6802, or talk with their school’s guidance counselor.

The Flinn Scholars Program is operated by the Flinn Foundation Scholarship Program LLC and supported by the Flinn Foundation, a private, nonprofit, grantmaking organization based in Phoenix.