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Helios Education Foundation RNY Scholarship deadline approaching

The Helios Education Foundation Ready Now Yuma Scholars program for Yuma Union High School District seniors closes on March 15, 2019.

The scholarship, which is available to one student at each of the six YUHSD campuses, is worth up to $15,000 and is renewable up to three additional years.

The program supports seniors with financial need attending an accredited post-secondary institution and pursuing any field of study. Students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university and pursuing a 4-year degree. This scholarship is renewable if students are in good standing and maintain the required GPA.

For more information and to fill out the required application, students are encouraged to visit:

More about Ready Now Yuma:

Ready Now Yuma is a unique, student-centered initiative of YUHSD and Helios Education Foundation with the goals of: Graduating every YUHSD student prepared to succeed in college and career; Embedding a high expectations, college-going culture within the district; and Increasing the number of students entering and succeeding in postsecondary education including career and technical education, community college, and university. 

The initiative provides YUHSD students with a rigorous, high-expectations program of study within a college-going environment. Regardless of past academic performance or post-high school aspirations, Ready Now Yuma is designed to challenge and support every student on the path to college, career, and community readiness.

Eric Patten