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Apply now for the 2015 Flinn Scholarship

Next spring, 20 of the most outstanding high-school seniors in Arizona will be selected as the 30th class of Flinn Scholars. Would you like to join this absolutely brilliant, fun-loving, globe-trotting community of young people ready to make a difference in Arizona and the world? Then do it! Applications are due on Friday, October 17 before the clock strikes midnight.

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Sep, 22, 2014
Scholar alum returns to University of Arizona—as a professor
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Nearly a decade after being introduced to existential psychology at the University of Arizona, Class of 2004 Flinn Scholar Daniel Sullivan returned to Tucson to teach undergraduate courses and conduct research at his alma mater.

Sep, 12, 2014
Scholar alum receives national accolades for neuroscience research
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Jonathan Pillow, a Class of 1993 Flinn Scholar, has won several prestigious national honors for his neuroscience research. This fall he starts a new assistant-professor position at Princeton University--the school he once wanted to attend before he chose the Flinn Scholarship.

Jul, 28, 2014
Edwards excels at expansive array of study, research, and service
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Leah Edwards, a Class of 2010 Flinn Scholar and 2014 graduate of the University of Arizona, pursued a wide range of interests and study across the globe during her college years, leading to prestigious awards, unique internships, and comprehensive environmental studies of major university events.

Jul, 21, 2014
Flinn Scholarship information session now available online

The information sessions for the Flinn Scholarship that were presented around Arizona in the spring are now available online as well. If you happened to miss the session or would like to review the information, you may view the slides, with audio of the presentation, here.

Jul, 14, 2014
Scholar alum takes Churchill Scholarship to University of Cambridge
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Daniel Fried, a Class of 2010 Flinn Scholar and recent graduate of the University of Arizona, is one of only 14 students in the United States to be awarded the Churchill Scholarship this year, enabling him to spend a year at the University of Cambridge in England pursuing research and a master’s degree in computer science.

Jun, 12, 2014
Flinn Scholar Shantanu Bala awarded Thiel Fellowship to pursue research
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Shantanu Bala, a Class of 2011 Flinn Scholar and Arizona State University student, has been awarded the prestigious Thiel Fellowship that will match him with the world’s brightest young entrepreneurs and Silicon Valley leaders for the next two years.

May, 06, 2014
New class of 20 Flinn Scholars chooses Arizona universities
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The 2014 Flinn Scholarship has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors, who will receive a comprehensive educational package to attend an Arizona public university.