The Flinn Scholars Program



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Scholar alum takes Churchill Scholarship to Cambridge University

Daniel Fried, a Class of 2010 Flinn Scholar and recent graduate of the University of Arizona, is one of only 14 students in the United States to be awarded the Churchill Scholarship this year, enabling him to spend a year at the University of Cambridge in England pursuing research and a master’s degree in computer science.


Jun, 12, 2014
Flinn Scholar Shantanu Bala awarded Thiel Fellowship to pursue research

Shantanu Bala, a Class of 2011 Flinn Scholar and Arizona State University student, has been awarded the prestigious Thiel Fellowship that will match him with the world’s brightest young entrepreneurs and Silicon Valley leaders for the next two years.

May, 22, 2014
Flinn Scholarship information session now available online

The information sessions for the Flinn Scholarship that were presented around Arizona in the spring are now available online as well. If you happened to miss the session or would like to review the information, you may view the slides, with audio of the presentation, here.

May, 06, 2014
New class of 20 Flinn Scholars chooses Arizona universities

The 2014 Flinn Scholarship has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors, who will receive a comprehensive educational package to attend an Arizona public university.

May, 05, 2014
Graduating Flinn Scholars ready for new life adventures

Seventeen Flinn Scholars graduating this year from the three Arizona state universities were honored during the annual Recognition Dinner May 3.

May, 04, 2014
Flinn Scholars honor educators at annual dinner

At the annual Recognition Dinner May 3, the Flinn Scholars Program and its Class of 2014 honored the educators who played an extraordinary role in the lives of the high-school seniors awarded the scholarship this year.

Mar, 07, 2014
Flinn Foundation releases ‘Action and Impact’ report on Flinn Scholars, other programs

The Flinn Foundation’s “Action and Impact” report highlights the Flinn Scholars inaugural trip to China and other program benefits, as well as the Foundation’s current grantmaking priorities and activities. 

Sep, 13, 2013
Alum Marla Smith-Nilson (’87) honored for increasing access to clean water

Marla Smith-Nilson, a Flinn Scholar from the Class of 1987, is a SELF Magazine Women Doing Good Honoree for her work with Water 1st, a nonprofit she founded to bring clean water to impoverished communities around the world.