Scholarships

 
 
 
 

AMOUNT

NAME

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DEADLINE

Tuition and fees

The Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan

Submit a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form by March 2

California resident or have AB 540 status

Be in your first four years as a UC undergraduate (first two for transfer students)

 

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/glossary/blue-and-gold/

Application Opens October 1

$2,000

GreenPal Business Scholarship

If you currently run a small business while attending college or have a small business idea to start while you plan to attend college, consider applying for the GreenPal scholarship.

http://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship

10/15/2018

$1,000

College Jump Start

  1. High School 10th-12th grader, college student or non traditional student;
  2. U.S. Citizen or legal resident;

http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us

10/17/2018

$6,000-$10,500

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs

Senior

Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

US citizen

The Horatio Alger Scholarship application will open on August 1 and close on October 26.  

Application Deadline: October 26

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships

10/25/2018 by 5 p.m. Eastern Time

Up to $5,000

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

In grades 5-12

Legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.

Has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application

http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/14830

10/28/2018

$20,000

Coca-Cola Scholars Programs

Seniors

U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;

Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Applicants may not be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

10/30/18

Various awards

Disneyland Resort Dreamers and Doers 2018

Must be turned into Mr. Ocean ‘s Office by the deadline

Dreamers & Doers applicants, who will receive two Disneyland Resort Park Hopper tickets. From this group, 60 “Shining Stars” will be selected to receive a $1,000 grant for their school.

Eligibility Criteria                                                             

  • Be a resident of Orange County, California
  • Must be in good academic and character standing, as verified by the school

Application can be found at http://publicaffairs.disneyland.com/education/dreamers-and-doers

10/30/2018

$1,000

1000 Dreams Scholarship

The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or college-aged women. This can include assistance for needs including but not exclusive to: educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, or textbooks.  Apply online at

https://1000dreamsfund.org/programs/new-face-of-tech-scholarship-program/

10/30/2018

$40,000

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Must be Black/African American.

Must participate in community service activities.

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

Senior

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description

11/01/2018

$50.00 – $500.00

Moose Youth Awareness Scholarship Program

Must be high school student
Must fill out and turn in Youth Awareness Student Application, Registration, and Consent Forms by November 2, 2018

http://www.loom1945.org/youthawareness/

11/02/2018

Up to $40,000/year

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Senior

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.

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

11/03/2018

Up to $4,000 in cash prizes

Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest

Open to grades, 3 through 12

Each student may submit only one original poem on any subject, of no less than 2 lines and no more than 20 lines, Offensively graphic poems or those containing profanity will not be accepted.  Complete rules and restrictions are posted online at

www.scholasticpublishing.org

11/8/2018

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.

Apply online at www.NSA.gov/Careers and indicate “Direct Mail” as the Referral Source when applying online.

11/15/18

Varies

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship (MVSS) award. The deadline is November 15,2018

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.

It is easy to apply for the MVSS by going to: http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm

11/15/2018

Up to $15,000

Discovery Education's Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

Create a 60-90 second original video either by yourself or up to three friends.  For more detailed information and registration please go to

http://www.teendrive365inschool.com/teens/video-challenge

01/30/2019