Fund Details
The D-backs for Change Scholarship 2021

Brief Description:

University of Phoenix is offering one (1) full tuition scholarship to an employee of The Arizona Diamondbacks organization to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage employees to achieve their educational goals.



Candidates for the scholarship must demonstrate the following to be considered:

     1.  Applicants who reside in the United States must meet one of the following requirements: be a legal resident of the United States; have been granted permanent residency; have a valid visa that does not prohibit educational studies; have been granted temporary protected status along with approved Notice of Action issued by Citizen Immigration Services and verified through CIS Form g-845; or have been granted asylum along with the approved Notice of Action issued by the Citizen Immigration Services.

  1. Applicant must be a full-time employee of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.


  1. Applicant may not receive 100% tuition reimbursement once enrolled.


4.  Applicants must not be currently enrolled nor in the process of enrolling at any University of Phoenix campus or in any online program at any time prior to the scholarship award date. Applicants who enroll after submitting an application or before the scholarship award date are not eligible to be a recipient of this scholarship.


  1. Applicants may not be employees or family members of employees of Apollo Group, Inc., University of Phoenix, or any other subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc.


  1. Submit a complete, signed scholarship application, together with all supporting documentation, if any, by the deadline date listed under the Selection Process section. The completion of the application form does not create an obligation to award a scholarship to applicant.


  1. Submit a completed essay response. High importance will be placed on the applicant’s desire to advance in their education, with an emphasis on furthering their careers, and their impact in the community for which they reside. To be considered, the essay response must meet the following requirements:
    1. Each of the three questions should be answered in complete sentences and paragraph format.  Each essay question response should be written in standard APA format and not exceed 1 page.
    2. Double spaced,
    3. 12 point font, and
    4. 8 x 11 paper


  1. All applicants must be prepared to and enroll within 60 days after the scholarship award date.



  1. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected by the Scholarship Committee consisting of representatives from University of Phoenix and the Arizona Diamondbacks.


  1. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit a complete and signed application and all the supporting documentation in one package which must be received on or before the deadline date as set forth below. The Scholarship Committee accepts no responsibility for incomplete applications, applications not in proper form, lost applications, or any other submission in exception to the above instructions.


  1. Scholarship selection shall be made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, military and veteran status or disability.


  1. The scholarship award will be based on the committee’s scores of the overall quality of the application and the scholarship essay(s). The higher the average score, the higher the probability of selection.


  1. One (1) tuition scholarship will be awarded.


Deadline Date:

A complete application and supporting documentation, if any, must be received on or before December 15, 2021. Applications received after the designated deadline date will not be considered. No exceptions.


Award Date:

The Scholarship Committee will determine the recipient of the scholarship by the award date of January 17, 2022. The recipient  will be notified via email by the award date. All applicants will receive a notification email regardless if selected as the recipient or not.

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (MST Time Zone) :
12/15/2021 11:30 PM