FAQs

Fiesta Bowl Queen & Court

Q: Who can apply for this scholarship program?
A: The scholarship program is open to all females who will not graduate prior to May 2015. Each contestant must be enrolled, currently and during the 2014-2015 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 2014 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 2014-2015 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 2014. The actually date is to be determined.

Q: How do I apply?
A: Please fill out the online application and submit it to the Fiesta Bowl.

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 September.