Scholarship Opportunities


The Allwell from Arizona Complete Health Scholarship

Allwell from Arizona Complete Health Scholarship is a $500 scholarship designed to help students“transform the health of the community, one person at a time” by providing them with the financial resources they need to be successful in their pursuit of higher education.

The James L. Ellis Scholarship

In 1965, James L. Ellis graduated from Tucson High School after attending John Springs Junior High School and went on to the University of Arizona to earn his Bachelors of Science in Urban Planning.  Mr. Ellis supports various youth by encouraging them to pursue higher education.  Since 2013, Mr. Ellis has given several Tucson High Magnet School, African-American seniors a scholarship to help defray the expenses associated with higher learning. This year, Mr. Ellis will be giving a $750 scholarship.

The Jessie L. Langford Scholarship

At a young age, Jessie L. Langford discovered the importance of being educated and employable when she physically carried her deceased brother’s body to her family’s home to be buried because the local mortuary refused to provide services to African-Americans. Mrs. Langford taught herself to read, married, raised six children and worked for Tucson Unified School District. The Jessie L. Langford Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to college students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, creative talent and potential for professional success. 

The JT Auto Scholarship

Wendell Townsend is a local business owner who has owned JT Auto since 2011.  As an entrepreneur, Mr. Townsend is offering a $500 scholarship to support a high senior or college student with hopes of supporting a student who would like to pursue a career in entrepreneurship or a trade.

The Medicare Shoppe Scholarship

Travis Tackett is a local business owner who focuses on ensuring members of Arizona communities receive the medical services they need. The Medicare Shoppe Scholarship is a $750 scholarship awarded to a high school senior who intends to pursue a medical (physical, dental, mental health) career. 


Destiny Joe (Pima Community College, 2014)

Zachery Damiano (2014)

Damien Lumm (Northern Arizona University, 2015)

DeAndre Williams (Western New Mexico University, 2016)

Jordan Johnson (University of Arizona, 2016)

Adrian Jackson (Central Arizona College, 2018)

Loralai Ellis (Pima Community College, 2018)

La'Zairia Weatherspoon (Northern Arizona University, 2018)

Katelyn Kubly (Arizona State University, 2018)

Frieda Muller (Barnard College, 2018)

Scholarship Application

Please email your completed application to prosper@thrivegenerations.org by Thursday, May 17th.  

If you have any questions or are not able to open the document, please contact us at prosper@thrivegenerations.org.

Thrive Generations 2018 Scholarship Application (pdf)