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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: email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.email@example.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 * firstname.lastname@example.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.email@example.com 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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