FAQs

Fiesta Bowl Queen & Court

Q: Who can apply for this scholarship program?
A: The scholarship program is open to all females who have not been married nor have any children, and will not graduate prior to May 2014. Each contestant must be enrolled, currently and during the 2013-2014 calendar year, as a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 academic hours at one Arizona college or university, be in good standing at that institution and not on scholastic probation, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 cumulative. The scholarship is open to females between the ages of 18-23 meeting the requirements, regardless of race, religion or creed. The Fiesta Bowl Queen & Court Scholarship Program is open to young women across the state of Arizona who will be enrolled in an college of university in Arizona as a sophomore, junior or senior this coming year.

Q: What is the scholarship amount?
A: The Queen will be awarded $7,500. Each court member (3) will be awarded $5,000. The Queen and court member roles will be selected in November 2013 as part of the application and interview process. All scholarship checks will be submitted in January 2014.

Q: Do I have to be a full-time student?
A: Yes. Each contestant must be enrolled, currently and during the 2013-14 calendar year, as a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 academic hours at an Arizona college or university.

Q: Do I have to be enrolled in all 12 hours at one school?
A: No. The 12 hours can be accumulated at multiple schools, but must all be taken in one semester/quarter.

Q: What is the time commitment like?
A: Applicants will be required to attend several events beginning in November through January, with a heavy commitment during the end of December through the first week of January.

Q: How many court members are selected each year?
A: Each year, one (1) Queen  is crowned. The number of Court members is reviewed annually.

Q: How are the Queen & Court selected?
A: Judging is based on scholastic achievement, poise, community involvement, personality, an interview and submitted essay.

Q: When will the Queen be announced?
A: The Queen will be crowned in November 2013. The actually date is to be determined.

Q: How do I apply?
A: The application deadline has passed for the 2013-14 Queen & Court scholarship program.

Q: What is needed to apply?
A: A completed application including the resume form, at least one (1) letter of recommendation, a one (1) page typed essay and an official, unopened transcript.

Q: When is the application available?
A: The application is available every August.