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Educational grants and scholarship opportunities

SRP provides support for teachers and students through education grants and scholarships. Learn what opportunities are available and how to apply. 

Looking for more information about any of the grants or scholarships you see? We’d love to hear from you. Contact us at educate@srpnet.com or (602) 236-2798(602) 236-2798.

Classroom grants for teachers

A brighter tomorrow for Arizona begins with investments in education. That's why SRP provides more than $200,000 in direct classroom funding each year for teachers through our Classroom Connections grant programs.

Explore the grants we offer below, or see how SRP supports schools and education-related nonprofits through corporate contributions

Learning grants 

Apply October – February

Learning grants allow schools, teachers and students to develop projects and programs geared toward state-mandated competencies. Up to $5,000 is awarded per school. Funds can be used to support innovative teaching strategies that improve student performance in math and science.

How to apply

Review the judging criteriaDocument is a PDF

Applications will be accepted Oct. 1, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023. All educators in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Pinal County, Gila County, Yavapai County, Page, St. Johns and NGS community chapters are eligible. Grant applications must be completed by a certified teacher.

History and Social Science grants

Apply October – February

History and Social Science Grants are awarded to help educators present academic content and teach skills in the interrelated disciplines of history, geography, civics, government and economics. Up to $2,500 is awarded per school.

How to apply

Review the judging criteriaDocument is a PDF

Applications will be accepted from Oct. 1, 2022, through Feb. 28, 2023. All educators in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Pinal County, Gila County, Yavapai County, Page, St. Johns and NGS community chapters are eligible. Grant applications must be completed by a certified teacher.

Powering Our Future Grants

Powering Our Future Grants are for teachers of grades 4–12 to purchase supplementary materials and supplies to teach the hands-on components of the Powering Our Future curriculum. Each grant is up to $250 per teacher. Powering Our Future in-service workshops are offered regularly.

How to apply

Applications are accepted year-round from any educator who has completed a Powering Our Future workshop. Teachers must attend a workshop before applying for the grant.

SRP student scholarships and partnerships

SRP budgets over $200,000 each year for scholarship funding with the mission of enhancing our community and providing financial assistance to outstanding Arizona students.

From 4-H programs to university improvements and basic school supplies to cutting-edge science and technology competitions, SRP invests over $200,000 in education initiatives that brighten the outlook for Arizona students.

Explore our scholarship programs below.

Keep in mind that each school sets its own program and qualifications for fund disbursement; however, preference is generally given to students enrolled in degree programs related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) or other areas that are related to SRP's core business of water and power.

Program Award
ASU Honor's College  $15,000 awarded to students enrolled in Barrett, The Honors College 
ASU Life Sciences  $12,000 awarded to students majoring in environmental studies at ASU 
College of Engineering – University of Arizona  $15,000 awarded to doctoral students entering a program in hydrology at UA 
EUT Program – Chandler Gilbert Community College  $2,500 awarded to five students ($500 per recipient) enrolled in the Electric Utility Technology Program at CGCC 
Future Farmers of America  $2,400 awarded to two students ($1,200 per recipient) enrolled in agriculture or related fields 
Get Into Energy – Chandler Gilbert Community College  $10,000 awarded to 10 students ($1,000 per recipient) pursuing energy-related careers 
Get Into Energy – Estrella Mountain Community College  $10,000 awarded to 20 students ($500 per recipient) with a power plant technology declared major 
Rod McMullin Scholarship – ASU Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering  $6,000 awarded to two students ($3,000 per recipient) enrolled in a civil engineering academic plan at ASU 
SRP Scholars – Maricopa Community College Foundation  $50,000 contributed annually. $25,000 awarded to 10 students ($2,500 per recipient) in STEM-related programs. The remaining $25,000 for annual renewal of current scholarship recipients. 
St. Johns High School  Up to $3,000 per recipient. Awarded to selected students graduating from high schools in St. Johns, Round Valley, Blue Ridge, Show Low or Snowflake. Preference will be given to dependents of CGS employees.