NOTE: Bioscience and Engineering applications for the 2023/24 school year are closed.

Tuition assistance is offered to students taking a Bioscience or Engineering course in a participating/qualifying high school. Tuition assistance is designated for students planning to major in a related field of Bioscience and/or Engineering. The Pima JTED Foundation Committee will consider requests for UA Tuition assistance of which approximately 20 awards will be given each year.

Applications for the 2023/24 school year will open on August 1, 2023 and will close on September 1, 2023

For questions, please contact Letty Renteria at

Criteria To Apply:

  1. Student must submit an essay that addresses the following:
    • Identify your planned college major
    • Explain how the University of Arizona credit will assist you in being successful in your career path
    • Describe financial need for the tuition assistance
  2. Student must submit a Teacher Recommendation Letter
  3. Complete the application below and submit the required documents
  4. Complete and submit a follow-up survey that will be sent electronically by March 31st

Maximum 300 Words

Follow all grammar and punctuation rules

Be sure to proofread your essay prior to submission

JTED Foundation Funds for UA Tuition for Bioscience or Engineering

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