Jose Marquez, Vail Award Scholarship


The Educational Enrichment Foundation will award two $500 scholarships.  Students will be notified by the end of May.  Scholarships may be used to attend an accredited public or private Arizona college, university, or trade school.  Payment will be made directly to the institution and may be applied to tuition, fees, and books. The funds will be available prior to the start of school in the fall of 2019.


Deadline for submitting application

Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Who May Apply?
Pueblo High School students who intend to graduate in May 2019 or who graduated in December 2018. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited Arizona college, university, or trade school.



  • Application form PRINTABLE/FILLABLE PDF
  • 300-word Essay Addressing the Applicant’s Future Educational Goals and Dreams
    This essay must also:
    1. Highlight the applicant’s future promise because of a past history of overcoming adversity (personal or economic)
    2. Articulate the applicant’s motivation to continue her/his education
    3. Explain the applicant’s need for monetary assistance to continue their education (i.e. why they would not have the opportunity to acquire post-high school education without financial help).
  • Include one recommendation form (included in application).