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					                Scholarships                       (1/28/2011)

Local Scholarships:
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Program
Deadline: - June 18th 2011
Award: $1000.00
Eligibility:
     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.
     Students must submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website
     http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
    Completed essays should be submitted by e-mail to: scholarships@abbotandfenner.com

AYSO Region 85 Scholarship 2010-2011
Deadline: May 1st 2011
Award: 4 $500.00 Scholarships
Eligibility:
    - Must be a High School Senior
    - Must have volunteered as an AYSO coach, referee or other person for a minimum of one full regular
        season
    - Applied to a Community College, a Four Year College or Trade School
    - Must currently reside within the Santa Margarita Water District service area
    - Cumulative GPA of 205
    - Additional community / volunteer service not mandatory but ay be viewed when selecting applicants
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: June 23rd 2011
Award: $500.00
Eligibility:
     Applicant must be an athlete in any sport planning to attend a post-secondary institution
     Applicants must write a short essay on this subject: What are your most important extracurricular or
        community activities? What have you done to contribute to them?
For more information and to submit your applications please visit athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com

Boeing Aerospace Leadership Chapter – NMA Leadership Speech Contest
Deadline: February 11th 2011
Award: $500.00 to $4000.00
Eligibility:
    - Applicants can be in grades 9 - 12
    - Must be a legal resident of the United States or proof of Citezenship
    - Must write and present a 4 to 6 minute speech on Leadership
    - Speech contest will be held on March 2, 2011 @ Boeing facility in Huntington Beach
If you are interested in this contest, applications are available in the Career Center or contact Jocelyn Messina
@ 714-762-9102 or Jocelyn.a.messina@boeing.com
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarships
Deadline: March 15th 2011
Award: $500.00
Eligibility:
     Must be a graduating senior of Portuguese descent
     high academic and extra curricular achievements
     Portuguese descent on father's or mother's side
     U.S. citizen or permanent resident
     Minimum of 3.5 GPA
     participation in at least 3 extra-curricular activities during high school
Download the application and get details at: http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org.

Lake Forest Garden Club Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2011
Award: 2 - $1000.00 scholarships
Eligibility:
     Be from the Orange County Area
     Be a High School Senior
     Be in or accepted to a Junior College or University in one of the following fields of study:
             o Ecology
             o Arborist
             o Horticulture
             o Landscape Design
             o Botany or Forestry
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

Mission Viejo Lions Club Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st 2011
Award: $1000.00 Scholarship
Eligibility:
    - Recipient must be a graduating senior from Trabuco Hills, Mission Viejo, El Toro or Capistrano Valley
        High Schools
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

Jim Mizell Memorial Water & Environmental $1000.00 Scholarship Program/Santa Margarita Water
District
Deadline: March 4th 2011
Award: 5 $1000.00 Scholarships
Eligibility:
    - Recipient must be a citizen of the United States
    - Must currently reside within the Santa Margarita Water District service area
    - Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in all completed courses
    - Student must intend to major in a discipline related to water, engineering, biological, social or
        Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Environmental
        Studies
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available @ www.smwd.com/scholarship-program.htm
State PTA Scholarship for Graduating Seniors
Deadline: February 1st 2011
Award: $500.00
Eligibility: California Resident, Graduating Senior, PTA member must have volunteer service in the school and
community.
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center or online @
www.capta.org

Young Scientist Awards/Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter Scholarship
Deadline: March 31st 2011
Award: $500.00 Scholarship
Eligibility:
    - Recipient must be interested in pursuing a career in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and related
        dementia’s, biomedical, clinical and psychosocial research with dementia or basic science focus.
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

General Scholarships (Regional or National):
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships
Award: $1000.00 to $20000.00 – 17 programs & 37 scholarships
For more details and to apply please visit www.asianpacificfund.org * 415-433-6859 *
scholarship@asianpacificfund.org

Best Buy @15 Scholarship
Deadline: February 16th 2011
Award: 1200 - $1000.00 Scholarships
Eligibility:
    - Recipient must be living in the United States or Puerto Rico
    - Applicants can be in grades 9 - 12
    - Students need solid grades plus community service or work experience
    - Must apply online
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available @ www.at15.com or www.bestbuy-
communityrelations.com

California Alarm Association Youth Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 31st, 2011
Award: $20,000.00 in Scholarships
Eligibility:
     For children of Law Enforcement and Fire Service Personnel
     Graduating high school senior pursuing higher education
For more information and to apply for this scholarship visit: www.CAAonline.org

California Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship
Deadline: March 1st 2011
Award: 30 Scholarships are available ranging between $1600 and $2,750
Eligibility:
     Open to seniors enrolling in a 4-year college or university in the fall
     Interested in pursuing a career in the agricultural industry
To apply please visit http://www.cfbf.com/programs/scholar/ and click on “apply online”
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award
Deadline: February 28th 2011
Award: 12 awards in the amount of $10,000, $5,000, $3,000 and $1,000
Eligibility:
     Open to girls ages 12-18
     Applicants must submit a 250 word personal essay telling their story
     Must submit a 750 word letter of recommendation from an adult endorsing her as an accomplished
        young female entrepreneur
Visit www.girlsgoingplaces.com for more details about the personal essay and letter and to download an
application.

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship
Deadline: March 15th 2011
Award: $400.00
Eligibility:
     Must be a baptized Roman Catholic graduating senior of Italian Desent
     Have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
For more information and to apply for this scholarship visit: www.icf.org look under programs, applications.

KFC Colonel’s Scholarship
Deadline: February 11th, 2011
Award: Up to $5000.00 a year for 4 years
Eligibility:
     Graduating from High School this academic year
     Maintaining a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
     Enrolling in a public, in-state college or university
     Pursuing a bachelors degree
     A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
For more details and to apply please visit: www.kfcscholars.org

Luso-American High School Scholarship
Deadline: March 1st 2011
Award: 17 awards valued at $1,500
Eligibility:
      Must be a senior of Portuguese descent
      Must enroll in community college, 4-year college, or trade school in the fall
      Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA
      Supply 2 letters of recommendation and SAT/ACT scores
Please visit
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9822/lusoamerican_high_school_scholarships_scholarship.php
For more information and an application.

Marriott Scholars Program
Deadline: March 1st 2011
Award: Full tuition and fees up to $9,000 renewable for four years
Eligibility:
     Applicants must be high school seniors, Hispanic, U.S. citizens or permanent residents
     Minimum 3.0 GPA
     Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student during the 2011-2012 school year in a hospitality
        management, hotel management, culinary, or food beverage field.
Visit http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/marriott for more information and to apply.
NROTC Scholarship
For information on this scholarship see Mrs. Mondt in the Career Center or call Sergeant Michael Ellis 949-
347-7944 or email @ Michael.ellis@marines.usmc.mil

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award
Deadline: March 4th 2011
Award: 25 - $7500.00 scholarships, a weekend @ Walt Disney World Florida to attend the SAMMY 2011
Awards & your picture in Milk Mustache ad in June USA Today and other publications.
Eligibility:
     Must be a scholar athlete senior graduating in 2011
     Nominees will be judged on 5 criteria
             o Academic Performance
             o Athletic Excellence
             o Leadership
             o Community Service
             o Milk Experience Essay
Students must be nominated by a coach, principal, guidance counselor, athletic director, teacher, and parent,
relative or school staff member. Students are also allowed to nominate themselves. For more information and to
nominate or apply go to www.bodybymilk.com

Sons of Italy in America - Scholarships
Deadline: March 1st 2011
Award: Graduating seniors including: academic awards for high school seniors and Italian Language Study
Grants in Italy for high school seniors for summer 2011
Eligibility:
     Applicants must be wholly or partially of Italian descent
     Must be enrolled in an accredited trade school, college, university, or community college for fall 2011
Go online to: http://www.sonsofitalyca.org/ for details and to download an application

U.S. Bank's Internet Scholarship Program
In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be enrolled by September
2011 at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan
Program and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
Apply online at: http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm.




College-Specific Scholarships:
Check the websites of the Colleges for specific scholarship information.
Other Scholarship Resources:
American Legion’s “Need a Lift”: www.NeedALift.org College financial aid handbook for educational
opportunities, scholarships, grants, student loans, careers, and employment.

California Student Aid Commission: www.csac.ca.gov this state commission's mission is to help California
students and parents to find state, federal and institutional financial aid for funding post-secondary education.

College Board’s Scholarship Finder: www.collegeboard.com/student/pay The College Board's FUND
FINDER scholarship database lists scholarships and other types of financial aid programs from 3,300 national,
state, public and private sources. The database is updated annually.

FastWeb: www.fastweb.com The FastWeb Scholarship Search is the largest, most accurate and most popular
free scholarship search site, with more than 30 million registered users. It is also the most frequently updated
and provides automatic email notification of new scholarships that match the student's profile.

Latino College Dollars: www.latinocollegedollars.org Scholarship opportunities for Latino students in
Southern California.

Orange County Community Foundation: www.oc-cf.org Home to 56 funds that award scholarships. Each
year these funds support hundreds of students in their pursuit of higher education. Most scholarships are
available only to Orange County students.

Scholarships.com: www.scholarships.com the largest independent online source for free college scholarship
searches and financial aid information, Scholarships.com contains over $3 billion in scholarship awards and is
updated regularly.

School Soup: www.schoolsoup.com providing students with the most scholarships and other financial aid
options on the internet – over $32 Billion in scholarship awards!

Student Aid on the Web (scholarship finder from the U.S. Department of Education) Federal Student Aid's
core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance-grants, loans and
work-study programs-for education beyond high school.

				
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