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Horatio Alger Association Scholarships (Due October 25)
National Scholarship $25,000- This program includes an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award. Please click the link below for the application and eligibility criteria.
State Scholarship $10,000- This program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. Please click the link below for the application and eligibility criteria.
- Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
- Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.
- High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
- Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) - (Due December 1st)
- be a high school senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
- live in Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service territory.
- plan to attend a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the 2021/2022 academic year.
- plan to enroll in an eligible major in computer and information services, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.
- demonstrate financial need.
IT TAKES MORE THAN FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO REACH COLLEGE GRADUATION.
That’s why Dell Scholars was designed to provide a support system for the challenges many students face while pursuing a degree. Even so, we recognize that college costs can be a significant burden for many students and their families. Nationally, 500 Dell Scholars are selected each year to receive a scholarship plus lots of non-monetary supports.
- Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
- Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year
- Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
- Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college
- Plan to enroll full time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation
- Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
Equitable Excellence award winners come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but are united by their drive, determination, and strong character.
Applicants to the Equitable Excellence Scholarship must:
- Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service.
- Be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
- Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
- 3.0 GPA
- High School Senior
- US Citizen/Permanent legal resident
- involved with high school sports, community sports, intramural sports
- planning on enrolling at a 4 year institution
- recommendation letter
Be a United States citizen.
Be a resident of California or Hawaii
Have a physical, neurological, visual, hearing impairments, and/or speech language disorder.
Be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or have passed the General Educational Development (GED) Examination or the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE).
Plan to obtain an undergraduate degree at an accredited community college, licensed vocational school, or four-year college.
Demonstrate a financial need.
The Completing the Dream Scholarship: In 2021, The Sallie Mae Fund will award (260) gap scholarships worth up to $2,500 to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at-risk of not completing due to financial emergency or unpaid school bill. Students can apply for the Completing the Dream Scholarship, at www.salliemae.com/landing/completing-the-dream.
-- College-Bound students: Two-year college, four-year college, or trade school
-- No minimum GPA
-- Student or immediate family member impacted directly by cancer. Immediate family member is defined by a parent, sibling or legal guardian at the time of cancer diagnosis.
-- 500-word essay on how cancer has impacted your life.
- Additional eligibility on website: CSUSB Native American Initiatives
- High school students or GED
- Enrolling in a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate program or trade/vocational school
- US citizen or permanent resident
- Minimum 2.0 GPA
- Household income not exceeding $75,000
Soboba Foundation Scholarship- $2500 (Due May 1)
3.0 GPA or higher, post-secondary plan of college or trade/vocational school.
See Scholarship Application Below
Interwest Community Foundation $500 Multiple scholarships (Due May 6)
2.5 GPA or higher, plan to attend a four-year university.
To apply: https://scholarships.interwestgrp.com/ Please include essay and a photo.
Must be a resident of Riverside County and be enrolled in a Riverside County High School
Must be enrolled in or currently applying for admittance to a Southern California healthcare program
Must submit a 300 minimum word essay
Must submit three letters of reference
Must have a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher
Must submit current unofficial/official transcripts
Application Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM
- Website: https://www.rmccharity.org/scholarships/rmccf-college-scholarships/
• 16–25 years old.
• Parent/legal guardian was killed on the job or had a serious injury that has significantly reduced
your family’s financial income. For example, your parent has been unable to return to work for a long
time or returned to work and the new job pays a lot less.*
• Enrolled, accepted or applying as a full or part‐time student at a university, college, or
vocational school. The school does not have to be in California.
• Financial need based on the Federal Expected Family Contribution—FAFSA criteria:
• Student applicants and/or parent are not required to be a legal resident of CA or live in CA.
- Website: https://apply.kidschanceca.org/
- High school senior or undergraduate student
- 2.5 or higher GPA
- Attending or planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college
- Plans to study environmental science, agriculture, conservation, ecology, or a related field.
- Website: https://www.iercd.org/scholarship
- Current high school or college student
- Have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges
- US citizen or permanent legal resident
- All GPAs will be considered
- Be a resident of California.
- Be a high school senior or graduate, or current college student.
- Pursuing an Automotive Technology degree.
- Enrolled or plan on enrolling in an accredited two-year college or vocational technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
- Maintain at least a part-time status of 6 units each term
- Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
- Prefer applicants who are enrolled or plan on enrolling in a factory specific program such as TTEN, ASSET, ASEP, CAP or PACT
- Website: https://www.cncda.org/foundation/scholarship-information/
- Enrollment in college, grad school, or be a GED holder who is about to attend a US college.
- 3.0 or higher GPA
- Unofficial transcript from a college or university (or high school transcript for rising college freshman)
- Resume with current contact info
- 750-word essay
- Website: https://schillerhamilton.com/2021-safe-adolescent-driving-scholarship/
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College Board Opportunity Scholarships- for completing the FAFSA! CLASS OF 2022
Class of 2022- Make sure you have signed up for the College Board Opportunity Scholarships! Students are entered into a drawing for $500 for each step they complete. When they complete all six steps, they'll earn a chance at one of 25 scholarships worth $40,000. Here are the six steps and their entry windows:
How do students sign up for the College Board Opportunity Scholarships?
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