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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.
- 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
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