More students hit mark for AIMS High Honors Tuition Scholarships
The latest numbers show 4,338 students qualified for the AIMS High Honors Tuition Scholarship in 2008, according to Tom Horne, state superintendent of public instruction. To qualify, students must exceed on the AIMS test and meet other academic requirements. The first year of the scholarship to all three state universities was 2006, when 2,498 students qualified.
“Arizona students and parents are taking the AIMS test seriously not only for graduation requirements but as an avenue for meeting post secondary education costs,” Horne said in a press release.
Arizona students that qualify and use the AIMS High Honors Tuition Scholarship can receive more than $5,000 a year depending on the attending university tuition costs. This scholarship is guaranteed to students for the first year and is renewable for an additional three years pending university requirements. For more information about the AIMS High Honors Tuition Scholarship, go to www.ade.az.gov and under Hot Topics click on Honors Endorsement/Tuition Scholarships.