Recommendation Form and Other Guidelines

Students who do not meet the minimum GPA or test score  requirements will not be considered and, therefore, should not apply.

If you are asked to complete a recommendation form for a Dorrance Scholarship applicant, be aware that you will complete your form online. Please provide the student with your official school email address so that they can enter this into their application. An electronic invitation will be sent to you with instructions about filling out and submitting your form from SmarterSelect.

Online application opens September 1, 2019.

Students must complete their application by 4:59pm* on February 7, 2020.

If students are selected as Semi-Finalists, letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically by 4:59pm* on March 11, 2020.

*Deadlines are based on Arizona Standard Time.

Please contact the Dorrance Scholarship Programs if:

  • You would like to schedule an information session at your school about the Dorrance Scholarship Programs
  • You would like advice about preparing a student for the application and interview process
  • You are working with a student who has questions about our eligibility criteria


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