The Pauline Miguel Scholarship was established by Pauline Miguel’s daughters in her name to honor her commitment to the educational success of members of the Tohono O’Odham Nation. The scholarship awards a single $1,000 scholarship annually, and may not be renewed.

Applicants must:

  • Be graduating seniors from Ajo, Baboquivari, Pueblo, Tucson, Desert View or Sunnyside High schools. Preference is given to descendants of and/or members of the Tohono O’Odham Nation.
  • Enroll for full-time study at an accredited public institution. Two-year and four-year institutions are eligible.

Review of applications and selection of the recipient is done by a committee of community members through the Community Foundation.

2021-2022 Scholarship Applications

Applications are now closed.

Questions? Contact Jeaiza Quinones, Program Manager, Scholarships, at or by phone at 520-770-0800 x 7129.