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Cyprus Tohono Corporation Four Year Scholarship

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: May 15, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Arizona

Location of residency: Arizona

Exclusive to minorities: Yes

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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The Phoenix Indian Center is proud to continue the Cyprus Tohono Corporation Four Year Scholarship. The scholarship is funded by the Freeport-McMoran Foundation and administered by the Phoenix Indian Center, Inc.  The scholarship is intended to be used for a four-year program of study at any of Arizona’s public universities.   

It is the goal of  Freeport-McMoran and Cyprus Tohono Corporation to create strong relationships with the students funded by this scholarship who are becoming model employees of the future. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • This scholarship is open to any student who is an enrolled Native American residing in Arizona.
  • The scholarship is intended to be used for a four-year program of study at any of Arizona’s public universities. 
  • This scholarship will cover tuition, fees, books, and room and board at the rate paid by an Arizona resident for four years.
  • Candidate must enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours) in one of the following disciplines or degree programs:
    • Primary: 
      • Minerals Engineering (mining, metallurgy, geology, chemical or environmental)
    • Secondary: 
      • Business or business-related majors (e.g., accounting, finance, economics, math)
      • Education (e.g., teaching/ specifically in STEM related fields)
      • Safety (e.g., occupational safety)
      • Sustainability (e.g. environmental)
      • Natural Sciences (e.g., chemistry, physics)


  • Preference will be given to enrolled members of the Tohono O’odham Nation.


  • Not applicable for part-time students.
  • Not applicable for graduate school.
  • In no event will a student receive a scholarship for more than a combined maximum of four years of undergraduate study.
  • Student must submit an official transcript at conclusion of each academic year while receiving the scholarship.
  • Retakes for any failed classes  will not be allowed for continued funding
  • Eligible degree program/disciplines does not include Life Sciences (e.g. biology, nursing, pharmacy, pre-med, public health)