The Laura Bush Scholarship was established by the Arizona Federation of Republican Women to honor former First Lady Laura Bush’s work in literacy and educational reform.
One $1,500 Laura Bush Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding young Republican woman attending an Arizona university or college to provide financial assistance for her educational pursuits as well as to promote involvement in Republican political activity.
Application Deadline: Friday, April 30th, 2021
NFRW Scholarship Nominees & Recipients
Betty Rendel Scholarship
2013 - National Winner, Ms. Samantha Schiller from ARIZONA!
2017 - No Applicants
National Pathfinder Scholarship
2017 Nominee - Ms. Linnea Elizabeth Beal
Student at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Global Security and Intelligence Studies with a minor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies & International Relations.
Dorothy Kabis Internship
2013 Nominee - Ms. Virgina Chornenky from Arizona!
The Dodie Londen TARS Scholarship was established by the Arizona Federation of Republican Women to honor Dodie Londen, the former Chairwoman of the Arizona Republican Party.
Awarded to an outstanding Arizona TAR (TeenAge Republican) young woman to help her attend the annual TARS Leadership Conference in Washington D.C.
The annual Arizona TARS Awards Banquet is held annually in May and the AzFRW scholarship is presented at that time.
The AzFRW TARS Advisor is Julie Lind.
Application Deadline: TBA
More information coming soon!
AzFRW Dodie Londen TARS Memorial Scholarship Application
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Prior Laura Bush Recipients
2020 - No Applicants / 2019 -
2018 - No Applicants / 2017 - Kailey Baker
2016 - Taylor Hubbs / 2015 - Brittany Herbert
2014 - Evelyn Brown / 2013 - Amanda Oien
The Arizona Federation of Republican Women (AzFRW) state scholarships recipients are determined by the AzFRW Scholarship Committee who also evaluate the applications for the NFRW scholarships. Only one candidate from each state may be submitted for the NFRW Scholarships. AzFRW scholarship solicitations are posted at Arizona's colleges and universities in the Spring announcing the funding of the Laura Bush Scholarship for the current academic year. The committee eagerly looks forward to the evaluation process each year as the applicants are always outstanding!
AzFRW Scholarship Committee Chair: Debe Campos-Fleenor / email@example.com
AzFRW Clubs and Members are encouraged to consider memorial gifts as a way to honor and remember family, friends or past members while also helping make a difference with scholarship opportunities for well qualified young women. Memorial gifts are recognized in the AzFRW Newsletter and in the biennial Convention Program Guide.
Established in 1924
Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Service Series (DLEIPSS)
AzFRW has been a proud financial supporter of this highly regarded and competitive Arizona leadership series for Republican women since its inception with the class of 2008. Participants attend a one year leadership program which includes a trip to Washington D.C. for the national leadership series conference.
For more information or to apply, visit the Dodie Londen website or contact AzFRW Dodie Londen Liaison Lisa Askey.