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Levi Wallace Foundation Scholarship

Status: Open

The LW Foundation will award two scholarships in the amount of $5,000, with $2,500 awarded for the 2024 Fall Semester and the remaining $2,500 will be given for the 2025 Spring/Winter Semester, if the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average at the end of the fall semester.


To qualify for the Levi Wallace Foundation Scholarship, applicants must fulfill the following criteria: 

  • be a senior student graduating from a high school in the Tucson surrounding area.
  • hold a minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. 
  • be a United States citizen. 
  • be enrolled full-time at a 2-year or 4-year accredited college/university or trade school within the United States.

The scholarship essay should not exceed more than 500 words and should be double-spaced. Please include your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone number in the top left corner of the essay.  

Submit the essay, copy of your high school transcript, and copy of acceptance letter from college or trade school to Attn: Scholarship Committee at leviwallace.org by the deadline of April 23, 2024 at 5:00 pm MST.

If you have any questions, please contact Jantzen M. Hale, Communications Director for the Levi Wallace Foundation, foundation@leviwallace.orgIncomplete and late applications will not be considered.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is crucial to acknowledge that, by applying to the Levi Wallace Foundation Scholarship, you commit to maintaining a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Failure to adhere to any of the conditions above may result in losing the awarded scholarship.

In the space below, please provide your personal statement (not to exceed 500 words). Your statement should be about your commitment to plan for your future and how you will serve and give back to your local community. One of the founding mission statements for the Levi Wallace Foundation is: “Every child should have a fair opportunity to create a better future for themselves.”

What are some ideas or plans on how you can create a better future for others?
How are you creating a better future for yourself and others? Please describe your plans and how you plan to achieve the results.
Open Response: Share anything additional about yourself that you did not have the opportunity to address in the other questions.

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