Dollars for Scholars

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Through donations from Sunnyside District employees, businesses and private donors, the Alumni Association has awarded scholarships totaling $464,000 to 392 students in eight years. These graduates know they have the support of their community as they continue their education.

Special thanks to USA Funds for its donation in 2008 of $100,000 to the Sunnyside School District Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars program.

A través de las donaciones de los empleados del Distrito de Sunnyside, negociantes y donadores privados, la Asociación de Alumnos ha otorgado becas hasta un total de mas de $
464,000 a 392 estudiantes en ocho años. Estos bachilleres saben que tienen el apoyo de su comunidad mientras continúan con su preparación académica.

Agradecimiento especial a USA Funds por su donación en el 2008 de $100,000 al programa “Dólares para Becarios” de la Asociación de Alumnos del Distrito Escolar de Sunnyside (Sunnyside School District Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars).

Apply for a Dollars For Scholars scholarship today!
Please encourage your students to apply for a scholarship through the Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars program. All students who meet the following criteria are eligible:

  1. Be a senior at Desert View, Sunnyside or S.T.A.R.,
  2. have at least a 2.5 GPA by the end of the fall semester of their senior year,
  3. plan to enroll full-time (12 units) at an accredited postsecondary institution (vocational/trade school, community college or university).

Dollar for Scholars

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...believes in Marketing and Open Enrollment.

...has doubled college enrollment numbers. Our graduates are college and career ready.

...expects students to graduate. We have doubled graduation numbers over the past six years. Online Learning. With anywhere anytime learning, SOSA and GradLink2. Innovation. We don’t have textbooks, we LOG ON to learn.

...doesn’t just bridge the digital divide. We are eliminating it with One-to-One Laptops.

...inspires students. We are preparing students for the 21st Century and the world. where Champions are Made. Sunnyside Little League World Series Champions and Sunnyside Wrestling Arizona State Division One Champions.

...starts working towards graduation before kindergarten. Award winning Ocotillo Early Learning Center. nationally recognized as being an innovator with technology, and inspired the U.S. Secretary of Education to come see why.