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Scottsdale, AZ Area Scholarships

Scottsdale (O'odham: Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Yaqui: Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after founder Winfield Scott and incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2,000, the 2015 population of the city is estimated to be 236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene." Its slogan is "The West's Most Western Town."

Scottsdale, 31 miles long and 11.4 miles wide at its widest point, shares boundaries with many other municipalities and entities. On the west, Scottsdale is bordered by Phoenix, Paradise Valley and unincorporated Maricopa County land. Carefree is located along the western boundary, as well as sharing Scottsdale's northern boundary with the Tonto National Forest. To the south Scottsdale is bordered by Tempe. The southern boundary is also occupied by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, which extends along the eastern boundary, which also borders Fountain Hills, the McDowell Mountain Regional Park and more unincorporated Maricopa County land.

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Schools in and around Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,848 average out-state tuition; $2,064 average in-state tuition
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,042 average out-state tuition; $10,042 average in-state tuition
School of Architecture at Taliesin
Four or more years; Private not for profit
Arizona Culinary Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Phoenix Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit
Penrose Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit