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Prescott, AZ Area Scholarships

Prescott (/ˈprɛskət/ PRESS-kət; Yavapai: ʼWi:kwatha Ksikʼita) is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 39,843. The city is the county seat of Yavapai County. In 1864 Prescott was designated as the capital of the Arizona Territory, replacing the temporary capital at Fort Whipple. The Territorial Capital was moved to Tucson in 1867. Prescott again became the Territorial Capital in 1877, until Phoenix became the capital in 1889.

The towns of Prescott Valley, 7 miles (11 km) east; Chino Valley, 16 miles (26 km) north; Dewey-Humboldt, 13 miles (21 km) east, and Prescott, together comprise what is locally known as the "Quad-City" area.[citation needed] This also sometimes refers to central Yavapai County in general, which would include the towns of: Mayer, Paulden, Wilhoit, and Williamson Valley. Combined with these smaller communities the area had a population of 103,260 as of 2007[update]. Prescott is the center of the Prescott Metropolitan Area, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as all of Yavapai County.

The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe reservation is located adjacent to and partially within the borders of Prescott.

Prescott is in the Granite Creek watershed and contains the convergence of Miller Creek and Granite Creek on its north side.

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Prescott, AZ Area Scholarships

name award deadline

Gracie Welsh Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

Up to $2,000 May 15, 2019 See Details

Gracie Welsh Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

award

Up to $2,000

deadline

May 15, 2019
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Craig Steinbrink Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

Up to $2,000 May 15, 2019 See Details

Craig Steinbrink Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

award

Up to $2,000

deadline

May 15, 2019
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Charles E. Schott Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

Up to $2,000 May 15, 2019 See Details

Charles E. Schott Memorial Scholarship

Yavapai College

award

Up to $2,000

deadline

May 15, 2019
See Details

Schools in and around Prescott, AZ

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $33,408 average out-state tuition; $33,408 average in-state tuition
Yavapai College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,976 average out-state tuition; $2,280 average in-state tuition
Prescott College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $28,896 average out-state tuition; $28,896 average in-state tuition
Empire Beauty School-Prescott
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit