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					                Scholarships                        (3/2/2011)

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

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.

Dr. Walter Cascell Scholarship/Saddleback Valley Educational Foundation
Deadline: April 15th 2011
Award: $750.00 Scholarship
Eligibility:
    - Must be a current senior graduating from the Saddleback Valley Unified School District
    - With a B or better GPA
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

Cox Cares 2011 College Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 14th 2011
Award: 1 $500.00 scholarship for each High School in the Cox service area
Eligibility:
     Must be a graduating senior living in the Cox service area
     Plan to attend a two or four year college, university or technical school
     Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
     high academic and extra curricular achievements
Download the application and get details at: www.cox-cares.org/scholarships

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Deadline: March 31st 2011
Award: Scholarships from $500 to $1250
Download the application and get details at: www.orangecountydst.com


Peter A. Hartman Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 31st 2011
Award: $1000.00 Scholarships
Eligibility:
    - Must be a current senior attending any one of the high schools in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District
    - Special consideration will be given to students:
             - With financial need
             - With a strong GPA
             - With a challenging academic schedule of classes
             - Who have completed meaningful community service activities
             - Who demonstrate leadership qualities
             - Who have overcome a challenge or hardship
             - Who value the education they have received in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District
             - Who demonstrate a sense of humor
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

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

Marbella Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: April 21st 2011 by 3:30pm
Award: 5 scholarships for $10,000.00 paid in installments of $2500.00 over four years
Eligibility:
     Trabuco Hills High School graduating Senior who is or has been a member of the Golf team
     GPA of no less than 3.2 sophomore through senior year
     Demonstrate financial need
     Be an upstanding citizen
     Be accepted to and plan to attend a four year college or university
     Must not be the recipient of a full athletic scholarship
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available in the Career Center

Mission Viejo Activities Committee Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15th 2011
Award: 5 - $1000.00 Scholarships
Eligibility:
     Trabuco Hills High School graduating Senior
     Graduating students must be enrolled in an accredited US college or Technical School full-time for the entire
         academic year 2011/2012
     Must be able to show documentation of consistent community service hours.
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

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarships
Deadline: March 11th 2011
Award: $2000.00 each
           o African American Future Achievers Scholarship
           o Asian Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement Scholarship
           o Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources Scholarship
           o Scholars Scholarship
For more information and to apply please see Mrs. Mondt in the Career Center


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

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

Edison Scholars Program
Deadline: March 15th 2011
Award: $2500.00 Scholarship that can be renewed up to $10,000.00
Eligibility:
    - Must be a current senior attending a high school in the Southern California Edison area
    - GPA of 2.8 or higher
    - Plan to attend a four year accredited college or university
    - Be a citizen of the US
    - Prove Financial need
    - Plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study in one of the following diciplines for the entire upcoming academic
         year:
             - Math
             - Physics
             - Chemistry
             - Engineering (electrical, computer, chemical or mechanical)
             - Materials Science
             - Computer Science/Information Systems
If you are interested in this scholarship, applications are available at http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/edison/

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.

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.

Nordstrom Scholarship Program
Deadline: Apply starting March 15th 2011 – Deadline is May 16th 2011
Award: 5 scholarships for $10,000.00 paid in installments of $2500.00 over four years
Eligibility:
     Must reside in Los Angeles or Orange County
     Trabuco Hills High School Junior
     Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.7
     Have participated in community or volunteer activities
     Be planning to apply for financial assistance to attend college
     Be eligible to attend a four-year college or university in the United States
For more information and to apply please visit the website: www.Nordstrom.com/scholarship

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

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.
Essay Scholarships:
http://www.dish-systems.com/education/scholarship.php
500 word essay contest w/ suggested topics like whether broadcast news vs. internet news or how has TV tech changed
in your lifetime

http://www.satelliteinternetpros.com/scholarship.php
500 word essay contest w/ suggested topics like societal impact of mobile tech, or net neutrality and free speech

http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm
500 word essay contest on whether you feel that younger generations will eschew email for social media platforms and
other technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, and texting

http://www.revzilla.com/college-scholarship-contest
500 word essay contest on motorcycle riding with suggested topics such as a favorite adventure, how riding will affect
one's life long term in terms of lifestyle

http://www.meridahome.com/t-sustainability-scholarship-2011.aspx
300-500 word essay contest on the topic "What does 'sustainability with style' mean to you?"

http://www.checkngo.com/about-us/company/checkngo-scholarship.aspx
300-500 word essay contest on how to manage money and what one needs to know to be an effective money manager.
Please be aware of the following website for a free online scholarship guide for Latino students:

Other Misc. Scholarships:
www.latinocollegedollars.org
It has information on over 300 scholarships and allows for customized searches!

Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2011) this $5000 scholarship is open to students currently
enrolled as high school students or first-year college students. To be eligible for this award you must be under
25 years of age and answer both of the essay questions.
Website: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8809/healthy_lifestyles_scholarship_scholarship.php

Dial My Dentist Scholarship Program (Deadline: May 6, 2011) this $1000 scholarship is available to students
between the ages of 16 and 21. In the fall of this year (September 2011), the student must be attending College
or University full-time.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9838/dial_my_dentist_scholarship_program_scholarship.php

S.S. Scholarship Program (Deadline: June 1, 2011) this $1000 scholarship is available to any student that is 21
years or under, as of June 1, 2011.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipprograms.php

Big Dig Scholarship (Deadline: June 1, 2011) this $3000 scholarship is for students who submit an essay that is
under 1000 words and are currently in high school or in their first two years of college/university.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8864/big_dig_scholarships_scholarship.php

2011 ICBC Scholarship (Deadline: June 15, 2011) this $1000 scholarship is open to students that are between
the ages of 17-21 that are residents of the US or Canada. A student can be enrolled or intending on enrolling in
any course of study in the fall semester of 2011.
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9839/icbc_scholarship_scholarship.php


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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