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My College Options

Various scholarships available

https://www.mycollegeoptions.org/CA/0/California/search-results-scholarship-search-by-location.aspx

Ongoing

$1,000-20,000

Daughters of the American Revolution National Society Scholarships

-GPA Minimum: 3.0+ (varies)

-All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

-DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.

-If applying for more than one scholarship, student must submit separate application packets.

The application requires 1,000 word essay and two letters of recommendation. Mail only.

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm#general

Application Opens Aug. 1 deadline Feb. 15, 2018

$500-$5,000

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)

Other:

Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students

All majors -Emphasis on STEM majors

Apply online at https://apply.hsf.net/#/

Opens Jan. 1

$2,000

InspirASIAN

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program is available to all high school seniors of any ethnic or cultural background with a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

https://inspirasian.us/programs/apca-scholarship-program/

 

1/31/18

$500 to $4,000

2018 Union Plus® Scholarship Program

Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2018 - 2019 school year.
Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.

https://1unionplusscholars.communityforce.com/Funds/FundDetails.aspx?6F674271586D4132515542385862696E2B524C74377255596C316E764835666B2B783461374C5272317474746E4B644D482F6F7641632F336462423034547576

01/31/18

$1,000 to 20, 000

Asian Pacific Fund

Incoming or current college students of any ethnic background.  Must plan to be enrolled full time.  Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident unless otherwise stated. 

www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships

02/23/2018

       

$2,500 to $4,000

Youth Foundation

High school seniors, who are United States citizens, seeking higher education at accredited four-year United States colleges or universities. Applicants must show a 3.5+ or better grade average and should document financial need in addition, the Foundation strongly encourages extra-curricular and community activities on the part of its applicants demonstrating a strong desire to help others. For more information please use the website  

http://fdnweb.org/youthfdn/

02/28/2018

Up to $2,500

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.
Educational Scholarship Program



-Completed application form
-High school and/or any post-secondary school transcripts
-Letter of recommendation from an academic advisor, academic counselor or recent instructor
-A second letter of recommendation from an individual not related to you
Please submit all of the above items in a single envelope postmarked by February 28, 2018 to:
The Junior League of Orange County, CA (JLOCC)
Scholarship Committee
5140 Campus Drive
Newport Beach, CA  92660
or submit all of the above items via email to 
scholarships@jlocc.org by 11:59 pm on February 28, 2018.

02/28/2018

Amounts vary

Directing Change Program and Student Film Contest

CALLING ALL YOUNG FILMMAKERS AND CHANGE AGENTS! MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND WIN CASH PRIZES BY CREATING SHORT FILMS THAT WILL BE USED TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS CALIFORNIA.SUBMISSION ATEGORIES:SUICIDE PREVENTION • MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS • THROUGH THE LENS OF CULTURE ANIMATED SHORT • SANAMENTE

Visit www.DirectingChangeCA.org To keep up with the latest updates and for contest rules and educational resources.

3/1/18

Up to $5,000

Change a Life Foundation

The 2018 Scholarship for Orange County is now Available Online! Up to $5,000 Go to http://changealife.org/scholarship-program/apply

1. Must be attending an Orange County Public High School.
2. Must be a 12th grade student enrolling in a four-year College or University.
3. Required minimum weighted GPA of 3.5 from 9th grade to the first semester of 12th grade.
4. Must have a minimum ACT score of 21 -OR- SAT score of 1060 (test scores on or after 3/2016) or 1500 (test scores prior to 3/2016). 
5. Must be enrolled in and/or have passed Advanced Placement courses (AP courses).
6. Must be at or below HUD Income Guidelines.
7. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident.
8. Must provide evidence of extracurricular activities such as school activities, community involvement, and/or employment.
9. Community Service from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade (minimum of 40 hours).
Any Questions, please contact Danielle Kihara,Program Coordinator Change a Life Foundation (714) 628-9999

3/1/18

$2,000

Garden Grove Education Association

GGEA is awarding six scholarships to graduating seniors of the Garden Grove Unified School District.  Two of the six scholarships are designated for graduating seniors of a GGEA member.  See your academic counselor for an application. 

http://ggea.org/scholarship.html

3/5/18

Varies

Santa Ana College Incoming Freshmen Scholarship

The Santa Ana College Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Application is available to current high school students who are intending to enroll as a freshman at Santa Ana College for the 2018-19 academic year. Students need to submit only one application in order to be considered for all eligible scholarships.

https://www.sac.edu/foundation/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx

3/13/2018

$1,000

2018 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program

Eligibility:
1. High school seniors who reside in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County and Clark County – Nevada
2. Plan to attend a U.S. accredited 4-year College/University of California/Nevada Community College as a 1st year full-time student in the Fall of 2018 (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
3. Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
4. Have a household income at or below County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2016 or 2017 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
5. This scholarship is open to ALL majors and there is No Ethnicity Requirement
6. Employees of Royal Business Bank and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply

www.apcf.org/2018-royal-business-bank-scholarship-program

3/28/2018

$5,000

Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund


Eligibility:
1. United States citizen AND direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
2. High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
3. Plan to attend a University or College as a 1st or 2nd year full-time student in the Fall of 2018 (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
4. Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
5. Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2016 or 2017 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
6. The scholarship is open to ALL majors

http://tascholarshipfund.org/

3/28/2018

Varies

Golden West College High School Scholarships

Golden West College offers over 25 scholarship opportunities to graduating high school students the year of their graduation.  You must be graduating from high school in June 2018 to be eligible to apply for this year's opportunity. 

http://www.goldenwestcollege.edu/scholarships/highschool/

 4/13/2018

$500 to $4,000

Student Insights

-No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average

-No essay required

-No lengthy application forms

-No application fees

www.student-view.com

4/22/2018

$1,000

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.

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 6/14/2018

Varies

OCC High School Scholarships

Orange Coast College offers four High School Scholarship opportunities to graduating high school students the year of their graduation. You must be graduating from high school in June 2018 to be eligible to apply for the 2017/2018 scholarships. If selected to receive a scholarship, your award will be issued to you in the Fall of 2017. Confirmation letters will be mailed to awarded recipients.

http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/ScholarshipOffice/Pages/OCC-High-School-Scholarships.aspx

6/30/2018