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2020 Scholarship Applications closed

The 2020 applications are now closed. Winners will be notified by April.

Graduating high school seniors from Arizona and the Colorado Springs area (El Paso and Teller Counties) are eligible to apply.

Read through these instructions before you begin. There is limited ability to save and complete later, however we recommend that you try to complete the application in one session.

If you have any problems or questions, go to the Contact Us page and enter your question under comments. Someone will get back to you within a few hours with help.


  1. Read through the form before you begin. It will help you make sure you've gathered up all the necessary information. 
  2. Attachments - you will need to attach an unofficial copy of your transcript, an essay, and you may attach an optional video. The essay and transcript must be in MS Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf) format. We cannot accept Google docs, or other file formats.
  3. Instructions for the essay and video are below. 
  4. Be sure you have someone to complete the reference form! See below for details.


You must attach a 750 word essay.

Your essay is an extremely important part of your application package. You (as the applicant) must be the sole author of the essay. It should describe a specific example or examples of your service to others. Be sure you address:

  1. Why you chose to serve in this way;
  2. The ways in which this service was significant to you;
  3. The impact your service had on others; and 
  4. How you intend to continue serving others in the future.

The essay must be no more than 750 words, double-spaced, and must be in MS Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf) format. 

Optional Video.

You may provide a short video of yourself, maximum 3 minutes, where you summarize your service to others and the impact it has had on you. You may also explain why you need financial assistance for school. The video should not be professionally produced; just you and your phone is fine.

You can either provide a digital copy of your video or you can upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo and provide us with a link.

If you are attaching a file: The video file must be no larger than 30 megabytes (30 MB) and must be in one of the following file formats: .avi,  .mpg, .mov, .mp4, or .wmv.


You must have a reference. A teacher, counselor, faith leader or other individual who has personal knowledge or experience with your community service may provide the reference.The individual providing the reference must complete the online reference form available here. The reference must be completed by the submission deadline. Click here for the applicant reference form and instructions.

By submitting your application, you certify the following:

  1. You are a senior in high school.
  2. You are the sole author of your essay.
  3. You understand that all application materials become the property of Alisa’s Angels Foundation and will not be returned to you. 
  4. To the best of your knowledge all information is true, accurate and complete.
  5. You give permission to Alisa’s Angels Foundation to use your name, picture and essay for the purposes of public relations and/or advertisement.

Thank You 2020 Sponsors and Community Partners