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Gila River Indian Community Rise Up Scholarship at ASU Online
Gila River Indian Community Rise Up Scholarship provides an opportunity for eligible members to earn their degrees from Arizona State University online.
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Needs-Based Federal Grants, Scholarships and Loans

In applying for federal grants, loans, and third-party scholarships, you could receive thousands of dollars more toward the cost of your education.

Gila River Indian Community Rise Up Scholarship

Every eligible Gila River Indian Community member will receive a 20% tuition scholarship for certificate, undergraduate and graduate degree programs at ASU Online.

Reduced Remaining Student Responsibility

You'll pay your school for any remaining costs, like books and supplies, which financial aid may also cover. 

Need-based aid includes grants like the Pell Grant or University Grant that are awarded based on the financial need of the student/family. Financial aid awarded based on demonstrated financial need from student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Student responsibility may be met through personal savings, loans, etc. 

How it Works
  1. Request Information
    Complete the “Learn More” form below to work with an ASU Enrollment Coach and access all relevant information.
  2. Prepare for Application
    Continue on your guided experience to choose the best education path for you and learn about the resources that can help.
  3. Apply to ASU Online
    Apply to Arizona State University’s online programs.
  4. Admittance & Course Enrollment
    Once admitted, register for classes and begin utilizing ASU’s online resources. Apply for additional financial assistance through the GRIC Higher Education Program.
  5. Scholarship Award
    After you register for courses, your Rise Up scholarship will be awarded to your base tuition and fees. Your scholarship will appear in the Finances section of My ASU. If you have additional questions regarding the ASU scholarship, call an enrollment coach at 1-844-436-1129, or email
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Frequently Asked Questions

Members of the Gila River Indian Community should submit a request for information and begin the application process. Members should also follow the approval process set out by the Tribal Education program to see if they are eligible for 100% tuition coverage.

Members who have been previously disqualified from participating in the GRIC Higher Education program are still eligible for the 20% scholarship for ASU online. Reach out to the Tribal Education team for more information or speak to an ASU enrollment coach.

Gila River community members must follow the approval process set out by the GRIC Higher Education Program to receive the scholarship. Complete the form below for more information.

Tuition varies based on program. To learn more, check out the ASU tuition calculator found at The Gila River Indian Community Rise Up scholarship will be applied directly to ASU charges.

ASU will apply the Rise Up scholarship to your account automatically. The scholarship will post in the Finances section of once it has been processed. If you have further questions, please contact the ASU Corporate Enrollment Partnership Team at 1-480-965-3200.


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