Reasons To SUPPORT ARIZONA ASSURANCE
Give Arizona’s brightest low-income students the chance to pursue higher education at the University of Arizona.
70% of AZA recipients are first generation college students
2,500 AZA students have graduated since its inception in 2008
82% of AZA students are students of color
87% freshman retention rate
Through connections to leadership, cultural and community involvement and first year transition programs, our Arizona Assurance students have higher retention rates than their peers.
A Diverse & High Potential Student Body
In November of 2018, University of Arizona rolled out a strategic plan that is distinctly student centered -“The Wildcat Journey: Driving student success for a rapidly changing world” is a lead pillar and AZA is critical to meeting our key goals in this area.
More than a Scholarship
Faculty and peer mentoring programs along with other enrichment programs like internships, leadership support and community involvement opportunities means AZA students are building a strong foundation for success.