Arizona State Financial Aid: Grants & Scholarships

First, File FAFSA®

The Grand Canyon State offers financial aid opportunities to Arizona residents including grants and scholarship programs. The first step to an affordable college education is filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA®.

Apply for Arizona State Financial Aid

Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (AzLEAP)

This Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE) sponsored financial aid program offers assistance to students who demonstrate financial need. The maximum amount of assistance provided each year is $2,500. However, on average, students are awarded $1,000 per year. To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:

To apply, all students must file the FAFSA®, award amounts are determined by the student’s college or university. 

Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program 

This need-based student loan program is forgivable and was created to encourage students to pursue a career in teaching in Arizona public schools. The maximum forgivable loan award is $7,000 per year, for three years. 

To apply, students must complete the FAFSA® and fill out a yearly loan application.

In addition to the financial aid listed above, Arizona colleges and universities offer financial assistance to Arizona state residents that is not available for out-of-state students. 

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Have more questions about Arizona state financial aid or the FAFSA®? We’re here for you. You can reach the Frank financial aid experts via email at or text us at (347) 690-7886. 

Good luck!