Imperial Court of Arizona

Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona

Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Established by Emperor II Michael Gaffney, the Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund, is provided by the Imperial Court of Arizona to assist a deserving individual acheive their academic goals.

Applying for the Scholarship

To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States and resident of the State of Arizona for the past 365 days. (If permanent resident, please attach a copy of your residency card).
  • Show financial need (you must submit the first 2 pages of your Federal Personal and your parent's tax return (if applicable).
  • Include a copy of your most recent 2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Letter from your Educational Institution
  • Show evidence of community involvement (i.e. school, church, civic, GLBT, etc.)
  • A self-identified gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or straight ally (showing support of GLBT youth and/or the GLBT community).
  • Planning to apply to attend (or are currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution.
  • Provide a current high school and/or college transcript (or GED).
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (or GED).
  • Attach two (2) letters of recommendation from individuals who know of your ability to be successful in your chosen field of study. Relatives cannot submit these letters.
  • Must submit a completed Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Fund application and supporting documents.
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