MacDonald Wood Burn Survivor Educational Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

The MacDonald Wood Burn Survivor Educational Scholarship Program is open to Arizona residents who have survived a serious burn injury that required grafting/surgery during hospitalization. 

First-time applicants should forward paperwork at least one month before the start of the semester/quarter in case there is additional paperwork required or missing items. Applicants who are renewing their scholarship requests should forward a copy of the previous semester/quarter transcript plus a copy of the invoice to be paid as soon as available.

• Resident of Arizona
• Burn Survivor
• 17 years of age or older, or else a special needs applicant
• Registered or enrolled in undergraduate diploma or certificate program at a
state licensed and accredited institution
Application Requirements
• Completed application form (plus letters, for first-time applicants)
• Completed Family Financial Profile (must be completed by parents if they are claiming you as a dependent on their income taxes)
• An up-to-date official transcript of grades from the previous quarter or semester or high school transcript for high school seniors
• List of required classes for degree or certification program you are enrolling in
• Renewal applicants are required to have passing grades in all courses and to retain a GPA at or above 2.5 (quarter/semester as well as cumulative)
• Renewal applicants are required to have volunteered for at least one Arizona Burn Foundation sponsored event the previous quarter or semester

Selection Criteria
• Ability to achieve academically
• Financial need
• On the recommendation of a counselor, teacher, or person aware of applicant’s ability and commitment to the educational program
Selection Decisions
• Scholarship amounts will be a maximum of $1,500 per semester
o Tuition will be paid directly to the educational institution
o Books and supplies reimbursement will be paid either to the educational institution or directly to applicant upon delivery of receipt(s)
• Scholarship applicants will be notified of the selection decision within two weeks after receipt of the completed application, financial profile form, official transcript, and required letters (for first-time applicants).

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 1,500

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Arizona Burn Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Request PO Box 1329
Phoenix, AZ 85001

Contact Person:

Phone: 602-230-2041

Fax: 602-230-2157