Other Scholarship Opportunities

  • DR. WILLIAM WADDELL – This scholarship is given annually to one or more teachers within the Safford Unified School District. Dr. Waddell, a SHS graduate of 1936, was the visionary behind forming the SHS Scholarship Foundation and funded this scholarship. Through the William Waddell fund the Safford High School Scholarship and Educational Foundation annually provides funds to assist teachers within the Safford Unified School District. Applications are due April 1st of each calendar year. If you have questions send your question via email to: jbonefas1@gmail.com 

    GRAHAM COUNTY TRANSITION TEAM – Funds for this scholarship are being raised by individuals interested in assisting students with special needs continue their education and transition from school to the workforce. The transition team awards this scholarship in the amount of $500.

Dr. William Waddell Teacher Scholarship Forms

Additional Scholarship Information

  • The following funds are not completed so no scholarships are awarded at this time. When these funds reach our prescribed funding level, we will award scholarships from them.

    SUSAN K. BONEFAS – Funding for this scholarship was started by Susan's family. Her long and storied career began at the Public Health Hospital in Tuba City, AZ. In 1967 she and her family moved to Safford where she spent many years in assorted positions at the local hospital. She volunteered for many causes especially helping the elderly and sick. 

    DONALD HOPKINS – Donald Hopkins, a 1972 SHS graduate, has served the SHS Scholarship Foundation for years. His expertise with financial and investment matters are invaluable to the Foundation. He started this fund out of his interest in providing young people the opportunity to better themselves.

    CLASS OF 1977 – Members of the SHS Class of 1977 are contributing Funds for this scholarship.

    CLASS OF 1979 - Members of the SHS Class of 1979 are contributing funds for this scholarship.

    ALTON MONTIERTH - This scholarship has been started by the family of Mr. Montierth as a memorial to his service to youth. Mr. Montierth taught in Safford schools for decades.