Scholarships

 
Scholarships
2021-2022
 

 

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You reached the right place! Whether you're a high school student planning to apply to college or just starting college career, tuition cost is something that is on time of mind. Tuition is a huge factor when it comes to choosing a college - but hopefully, financial aid and scholarships can support the cost. That's why we created the list of the largest scholarships for college. We're talking about tens of thousands of dollars in free money
 
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Ed Stewart Welding Scholarship $1600 (Due Oct 22, 2021)
Linn-Benton Community College Scholarship. Supports financially needy students who have a desire to pursue an education in Welding. Full-time student in welding, 2.0 minimum GPA
 
Stokes Educational Scholarship $30,000 (Due Oct 31, 2021)
The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and earning a degree. The Stokes Program is open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science, computer/electrical engineering, or Chinese or Russian languages.

With the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, then work during the summer at NSA's HQ in Fort Meade, Maryland for a minimum of 12 weeks in areas related to your course of study. You will acquire real world experience and receive a salary year-round. Best yet, after you graduate college, you won't have to go through the job search hassle - a position will be waiting for you in your area of study in the exciting world of NSA.* See website for additional information
 
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship $2000 (Due Oct 31, 2021)

Submit an online written response to the question:

"Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)

Must be 14 years of age or older and a legal U.S. resident. 

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

 

Association for Iron and Steel (AIST) Steel Intern Scholarship $6,000-12,000 (Due Oct 31, 2021)

Students in the following engineering/engineering technology majors: metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, environmental, computer science, data science, safety. Must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate program. Minimum 2.5 GPA 

https://www.aist.org/students-faculty/scholarships/steel-internships-and-scholarships/application

 

Elks Foundation's Most Valuable Student Scholarship $1000-$12,500 per year for 4 years (Due November 15, 2021)
Eligibility:
  • 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.
  • Students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis 
 
 
California-Hawaii Elks Vocational Grant Scholarship $2000 per year for 2 years
Eligibility:
  • Open to any citizen of the US living in California or Hawaii 
  • Application, letter of rec (from family member and school official), transcript, program documentation 
 

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation  (SMART) $full tuition (Due Dec 1, 2021)

The SMART program is a scholarship for service program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Please refer to the program website listed below for additional information, including details about potential stipends and benefits. https://smartscholarship.org 
 
Dell Scholars Program $20,000 (Due Dec 1, 2021) 
 

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. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

  • 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
 
 
Edison Scholars Program $10,000 per year for 4 years ($40,000) (Due Dec 20, 2021)
  • 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.
 
Burger King Scholarship $1000-$5000 (Due Dec 15, 2021)

Applicants must-

  • Be living in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S., Puerto Rico or Guam), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2022-23 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school or CEGEP or equivalent in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
 
Equitable Excellence Scholarship $2,500, $10,000, or $25,000 (Due Dec 17, 2021)

Equitable Excellence award winners come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but are united by their drive, determination, and strong character. Students who have made an outstanding achievement related to reducing risk in areas such as financial, environment, health and/or emergency preparedness or an achievement around empowering society to better face risk, are encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants to the Equitable Excellence Scholarship must:
  • 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.
  • Be willing to provide a release to publicize their identity and information about achievements
 

African American Scholar Program (Aquarium of the Pacific) (Due Dec 31, 2021)- scholarship program that will award funds to support African American students who demonstrate a commitment to studies related to careers in the aquarium field, including ocean education, animal husbandry, water quality, building maintenance or facilities, microbiology, and business management.

 
 
 
 
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes $20,000 
This scholarship honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability (GPA 3.0+) and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.
  • 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
Not available at this time
 
  • General Scholarship
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Daughters and Sons of DAR Members Scholarship
  • History, Economics, Government, and Political Science Scholarships
  • Medical, Nursing, and and Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarships
  • Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Scholarships
  • American Indian Scholarships
  • Specific Scholarships
https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships
 
 
 
Community Scholarship Portfolio  (DUE FEB 28, 2022)- open to all SJHS seniors; checklist is attached 
 
1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship $25,000 (Due Feb 1, 2022) 
$25,000 - 2-10 winners. Due Feb 16 or when they receive 500 applications (whichever comes first - so don't procrastinate this one!)
This Scholarship is all about paying it forward. Applicants must have a 3.7+ GPA and pledge to pay for a comparable scholarship grant for two people (not related to them), over the course of their lifetime.
Tall Clubs International Foundation Scholarship (Due March 1, 2022)
Eligibility:
  • Entering first year of college in Fall 2022
  • Meet the height requirement of 5'10" for women, 6'2" for men
  • Must include city and state in your inquiry
  • Include the word "scholarship" in the subject line of your email
  • Request an application between Sept 1- Feb 1, 2022) 
 
Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship $1000 (Due March 1, 2022)
Eligibility: Must be a daughter of a farmer, rancher, or someone employed in agriculture and have knowledge or work experience in agriculture. Please see application for additional criteria. 
Website to apply: AAW DAA Scholarship App
 
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Undergraduate & Associates Degree Scholarship (March 1, 2022)
Must be the child of a Marine or Navy Corpsman, minimum GPA of 2.0. Must be applied towards a 12+ month post-secondary program (bachelor's, associates, or certificate)
 
Gregg Figgins Memorial Scholarship $1000 (Due March 4, 2022)
Application, 500-750 word essay, open to all high school seniors! 
Application on bottom of page
 
Doodle for Google Scholarships $5,000- $30,000 (Due March 4, 2022)- This year's theme is self care. Artists create their Doodle, Artist statement, and enter the contest online. 
Website for additional info:  https://doodles.google.com/d4g/how-it-works/
 
Soroptimist Community Service Scholarship $1000 (Due March 11, 2022)
Open to high school senior girls, 2.5 GPA, extensive community service/volunteerism, any post-secondary plan; application and essay
 
Stifel Fabric of Society Scholarship $2000 (Extended to April 29) 75 Scholarships Nationwide
National Scholarship Essay Competition for High School Seniors. Participants create an original and creative essay based on the quote, "Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much." by Helen Keller
Website for application: Fabric of Society
 
Elks Undergraduate Scholarship program for Students with Disabilities $1000-$3000 (Due March 15, 2022)
  • Students pursuing a undergraduate work at an accredited community college, four year college, university, licensed vocational school 
  • US Citizen and resident of California 
  • Have disability as described on the website and be a high school graduate 
Eligibility:
  • 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.
 
Horatio Alger Association Scholarships:

National Scholarship $25,000 (Due March 15, 2022)- 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.

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

 

State Scholarship $10,000 (Due March 15, 2022)- This program specifically assists high school JUNIORS who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. Please click the link below for the application and eligibility criteria.

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

 

The Harmoneers Chorale: Loretta Austin Vocal Music Scholarship $1000 (Due March 15, 2022)- Planning to prepare for a career in Vocal or Choral music or Music Theater, whether by performing, teaching, or directing. 

See application attached at the bottom of the page. 

 

Altura Credit Union Foundation Scholarship $1000 (Due March 25, 2022) 

There are multiple scholarships available for seniors in Riverside County who are pursuing a college education. General scholarship available, as well as specific scholarships for students showing leadership, or females pursuing a degree in education. See website for additional details and application. 

Website: Altura Credit Union Scholarship

 

The SBVC Links Inc. Scholarship (Due March 25, 2022) -San Bernardino and Riverside County students of African American descent who have chosen to pursue and complete a college education. Online application: Links Inc Scholarship Google Form
Contact for questions: kareneneas1@gmail.com or teresabrown1977@gmail.com 

 

VFW Auxiliary: Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest- $500-$15,000 (Due March 31, 2022)
    Who is Eligible to Apply?
  • Students in grades 9-12 by the March 31 deadline who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools.
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
 
Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health Scholarship (Due March 31, 2022) -Supplemental income to support Native American students in paying for educational expenses. Full-time degree or certificate candidate at an accredited institution of higher learning (4-year university, graduate school, community college, or trade/vocational school) 
See application at the bottom of page in highlighted scholarship section
 
Porched Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships $2,000 (Due March 31, 2022)
high school senior, 3.4 GPA, pursuing degree to learn new trade, develop skills/tech, or start a small business related to home services
 
"No Sweat" Scholarship $2500 (Due March 31, 2022)- No GPA requirement, no minimum income requirement, no essay. Apply for free at www.cirkledin.com/scholarships
 
 
  • Soboba Foundation Scholarship $2500 (Due April 1, 2022)
  • San Jacinto High School Senior, 3.0 or higher GPA. Accepted to an accredited college or vocational institution. Two letters of recommendation, school ID, and proof of college/vocational acceptance needed. See application at the bottom of this web page.
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  • Splawn Scholarship $1000 (Due April 10, 2022)
High school senior, financial need, 2.6 GPA or above, Paid or Unpaid employment, community service, extracurricular activities. 
 
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Murrieta-Temecula Area Alumni Chapter Scholarship $250-1000 (Due April 11, 2022)
African American students attending a public, private, or parochial high school within Hemet, San Jacinto, Perris, Lake Elisinore, Murrieta, and Temecula. Minimum GPA requirement (2.0, 2.5, and 3.5- 3 different scholarships). Must have been accepted to or enrolled in a full-time program at an accredited college or university. 
 
California Alarm Association $1000- $13,000 (Due April 15, 2022)- Children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in California. Looking for strong academics, active community service, and extracurricular activities. Essay on how your parent or guardian's public service shaped your core values, influenced the choices you made, and helped you to develop the qualities that led to your success. 
 
Nuvision Essay Challenge Scholarship $5000 (six awards) (Due April 22, 2022)
Graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a licensed/certified post high school program full-time in the Fall 2022. 2.25 or higher GPA, letter of recommendation, and essay required.
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Stifel Fabric of Society Scholarship $2000 (Due April 29, 2022) 75 Scholarships Nationwide
National Scholarship Essay Competition for High School Seniors. Participants create an original and creative essay based on the quote, "Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much." by Helen Keller
Website for application: Fabric of Society
 
Martha Samaniego Scholarship $500-$750 (Multiple Scholarships) (Due April 30, 2022)- Open to all students; 3.0 GPA; 1,000 word essay; any post-secondary plan. 
  • See application at bottom of page in the highlights section
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San Manuel Opportunity Scholarship $300-$4,000- (Due April 30, 2022)
Students who plan to attend CSUSB half-time or full-time. 2.5 or greater GPA, interest in studying tribal issues, Native American studies, or actively engage with tribal communities.
 
Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship $ varies/up to full tuition (Due April 30, 2022)
Eligibility:
  • 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
 
CNCDA Car Careers Scholarship $5000 (four recipients per region) (Due May 3, 2022)
  • Eligibility
    • 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/
  • For questions contact:scholarship@cncda.org 
 
Shanen Skinner-Pearson $1000 (Due May 4)
Senior student or immediate family member of that student impacted directly by cancer.
Application Requirements:
-- 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
See application at bottom of page in the highlights section
 

Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation (RMCCF) College Scholarship $500 (Due May 13, 2022)

Up to 10 scholarships will be distributed in the Spring 2022. Students wanting to pursue a career in any healthcare profession within the Inland Southern CA area.
  • Eligibility:
    • 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 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM

  • Website: https://www.rmccharity.org/scholarships/rmccf-college-scholarships/
 
AYSO Graduating High School Senior Scholarships $varies Multiple scholarships (Due May 13, 2022)
2.5 GPA or higher, 5-years participation in AYSO (see application for specific eligibility), post secondary plan of university, college, or trade school. 
See application below in the highlights section
 
Kids' Chance California: Scholarships for Kids of Injured Workers $1,000-10,000 (Due May 15, 2022)
  • Eligibility: 
    • 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.
    • Student applicants and/or parent are not required to be a legal resident of CA or live in CA.
  • Website: https://apply.kidschanceca.org/
 
Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors (SRCAR) Scholarship $varies (Due May 19, 2022)
3.0 GPA or higher, family member who is a member of SRCAR, post secondary plan of university, college, or trade school. See specific application criteria and application on website.
 
 
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship $500 (Due May 31, 2022)
  • Eligibility
    • 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
 
PB&J Scholarship $500-$1,000 (Due May 31, 2022) - open to all college-bound seniors at SJHS, attending 2-year or 4-year in fall 2020, looking for students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have drive to succeed. 
 
 

Career and Technical Scholarships $2500 each (500 scholarships) (Due June 15 -tentative) -This program awards scholarships to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education. Please click the link below for the application and eligibility criteria.

Horatio Alger Career and Tech Scholarship

 

California Association of Collectors Inc. Educational Scholarship $1500-2500 (3 awards) (Due June 30, 2022)

CACESF’s scholarship contest is open to current high school juniors and seniors who are enrolled in a California high school and will be attending any accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of graduation. 700-1000 word essay. 

Website: https://www.cacesf.org/rules_app.html

 
LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship $1000 (Due Aug 20, 2022) -Entrepreneurs this one is for you!
High school senior who plans to purue a college degree or full-time college student. Open to all majors. Resume, transcript, essay on "what makes you passionate about building a business?" 
 
The Completing the Dream Scholarship (Due Aug 31, 2022) 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.
 

Featured and Additional Scholarships below... 

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:

Build Your College List: January 2021–June 2021 

Practice for the SAT®: January 2021–October 2021 

Explore Scholarships: July 2021–February 2022

Strengthen Your College List: July 2021–October 2021

Complete the FAFSA®: October 2021–February 2022

Apply to Colleges: October 2021–February 2022

How do students sign up for the College Board Opportunity Scholarships?

Students in the class of 2022 should go to cb.org/opportunity to sign up.

Click on the button below to view the Community Scholarship Portfolio Overview video.