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Ron Brown Scholar Program

-Must be Black/African American.

-Must excel academically.

-Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.

-Must participate in community service activities.

-Demonstrate financial need.

-Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.



Up to $40,000/year

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation


-Cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above

- SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above

-Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000.


Up to $30,000 in tuition and mandatory fees

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.  Must be a U.S. citizen, eligible to be granted security clearance, minimum SAT score of 1600 or ACT of 25, 3.0 gpa. 



Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship (MVSS) award. 

 As a reminder, students are competing for 500 four-year awards nationally. The breakdown is as follows:

2 - $50,000 awards ($12,500 per year)

2 - $40,000 awards ($10,000 per year)

2 - $30,000 awards (7,500 per year)

14 - $20,000 awards ($7,000 per year)

480 - $4,000 awards ($1,000 per year)

All students must apply online and through our organization. On top of these nationally awards, we, as the local organization (Garden Grove Elks Lodge) give away cash scholarships in the amounts of 2 - $1,000; 2 - $500; and 2 - $250 in one time monies as we have done for years.



The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship


Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Community Scholarship must be:

-United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

-Current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States by Fall 2018. Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

-Ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities.

-Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness.

Employees, financial professionals or immediate family members of employees, or financial professionals of the AXA Group, Scholarship America, or their affiliates, subsidiaries or advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to apply.



Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Must be of Hispanic Heritage

Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited not-for -profit 4 year university or graduate school during the FALL of scholarship cycle year

U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

Complete FAFSA or Complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable)


Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students

All majors -Emphasis on STEM majors

Apply online at

Opens Jan. 1

$10,000 - $40,000

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.



Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.