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Group photo featuring about 53 of Desert Financial's scholarship recipients, a diverse and accomplished assembly of students whose academic achievements have been recognized and supported by the credit union's multiple scholarship programs.

Commitment to education

Achieve your goals with a scholarship for higher education. 

Desert Financial Foundation scholarships

Desert Financial Foundation believes strong communities are built by citizens who have received a good education. We proudly offer scholarships for high school seniors who volunteer in their communities, adults (25 and older) who are pursuing certificates or degrees and high school student athletes who overcome obstacles. 

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High school student-athletes awarded Desert Financial's scholarship stand with Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders and mascot, Big Red, celebrating their achievements.

High school student athlete scholarships

Arizona Breaking Barriers Student Athlete scholarships are awarded to seniors in high school who have broken barriers or overcome obstacles to achieve their goals.

Jeff Meshey proudly stands alongside a group of 30 senior high school students who have been honored with the Community Service Scholarship.

Community Service Scholarships

The Community Service Scholarship is available to members (or relatives of members) who are high school seniors that volunteer 50 or more hours in the community.

Jeff Meshey standing with 30 of the former Adult Learner scholarship recipients.

Adult Learners Scholarships

Adult Learners Scholarships are for members 25 and older who are returning to school to change or improve their career path. 

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Desert Financial Foundation is an exempt organization as described in section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, EIN# 81-1028132. 

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