Cajon High School Scholarship List
The following is a list of scholarships that you may possibly be eligible for. While most students should find this list helpful, it is by no means a complete list of all available scholarships. Students are encouraged to research scholarships they may qualify for on their own. Several scholarship search websites are listed below to help with your search. Also, please remember that colleges offer their own scholarships. Please visit your colleges’ websites for these opportunities.
Scholarship searches are FREE. You should never have to pay to search for a scholarship.
Application deadlines may change or vary.
It is the student’s responsibility to verify application deadlines.
RECOMMENDED SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH WEBSITES
Achievement Award Program
Have you achieved academic success while overcoming difficult circumstances? Do you have excellent potential with limited or no financial resources? The Achievement Award Program at UC Berkeley offers up to $5,700 annually to committed, enthused applicants who are willing to help pre-collegiate students in prep programs. Prospective students file a UC application, apply online for the Program and finalists will get to interview with alumni.To find out more visit the Achievement Award Program at http://alumni.berkeley.edu/services/scholarships/achievement-award-program/how-apply
AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
For college-bound high school juniors and seniors. Applicants need to write an essay on Alzheimer, and one winner gets the grand prize of $5,000, while there are awards for second and third place holders, too. Check website for entry deadlines www.afateens.org
AFSA (American Foreign Service Association) National High School Essay Contest
High School Senior Scholarship Contest & Second Chance Scholarship Contest entries accepted beginning in September. To find out more, visit http://www.afsa.org/essaycontest/
Alexander Hamilton Scholars Leadership Program (and scholarship)
An opportunity for high achieving, service focused high school juniors.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc
Available to high school seniors with minimum gpa of 3.0 & engaged in school/community activities planning to attend 4 year university. For more info & application see Ms. Milligan in Counseling. Deadline is usually in April.
American College Foundation – Visionary Scholarship
All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to apply. Multiple awards ranging from $1000 to $5000. Deadline to apply is in April. Apply at www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org
APIASF- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students enrolling or currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking, undergraduate student. Application starts in September with an early January deadline. For details, visit www.apiasf.org or contact them at email@example.com
AXA Achievement Scholarship
If you're a top achiever, review the requirements for the AXA Achievement Scholarships sponsored by the AXA Foundation in Association with US News & World Report. The award is for high school seniors planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Website is https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html Deadline to apply is in December or once 10,000 applications have been submitted.
Bill of Rights Institute
We the Students Essay Contest open for application. Deadline to apply is in April.
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California
Open to high school senior of Portuguese descent with minimum gpa of 3.5 and 3 extracurricular activities. Application available at www.cabrillocivicclubs.org
California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation
Open to California High School juniors & seniors. This is an essay competition. Application will be available online beginning Jan 20 at www.cacesf.org
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)/California Transportation Foundation
Available to high school seniors planning to attend accredited community college or university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and pursuing a career in the transportation industry. Transportation related field of studies include: engineering, landscape architect, project management, environmental science, legal, planning, real estate, surveying, information technology, equipment operations, graphic design, electrical, business administration, biology, archeology, anthropology, construction accounting & design. This is a paper application and is now available. For information letter & application, see Ms. Milligan in Counseling. Deadline to apply was in March 23, 2018.
California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Scholarship Program
Available to graduating seniors with minimum 2.5 gpa. Complete list of requirements & application available at www.CLLCF.org
Deadline to apply is in June.
California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship
Available to graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance to an accredited college/university and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. For info & application visit http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/ Scholarship should be available in March
Charlotte Mousel Scholarship
This scholarship is in honor of Charlotte Mousel who was a Federated Republican Woman that was a leader, not only in her local club, but served at the Division and State level and was also an elected California Official. Applications may become available in January/February. Deadline to apply was in March. Please visit website for info. http://hdrwf.cfrw.org/scholarships.htm
For college-bound high school students. Over 1,400 students are supported every year, for a total of $3.5 million. The scholarship is $25,000, and multiple awards are given each year. You need a minimum GPA of 3.00. www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org Deadline to apply is October.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
Latino students can pursue the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship Program. Awards include $1,000 toward an associate degree, $2,500 toward an undergraduate degree and $5,000 toward graduate-level study.
To be eligible, applicants need to be lawful permanent residents or U.S. citizens who are authorized to work-full time and are enrolled full-time in a U.S. Department of Education accredited college or graduate program. They must show financial need and actively participate in community and/or public service activities on a regular basis. Applicants need to show strong writing skills.To find out more, visit chci.org.
Coolidge Scholars Program - FOR JUNIORS
The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship to any accredited U.S. university. Current high school juniors are eligible to apply. Last year’s deadline for submission was March. Application may become available in November. See website for info www.Coolidgescholars.org
Were you under-served as a high school student? Are you dependent on scholarships and financial aid to achieve your educational and career goals? You may qualify for the Dell Scholars Program if you participate in an approved AVID program. If you are determined to overcome barriers and succeed, funding is $20,000 for each Dell Scholar with 250 scholarships awarded. Applicants must graduate from an accredited high school this year with a minimum 2.4 GPA and US citizenship or permanent residency. Applicants must prove financial need, self-motivation and the ability to community hardships and ways to overcome. Applications are completed online. For all the details, visit dellscholars.org
Delta Theta Chi Sorority - National Memorial Scholarship
Two $2600 scholarships will be awarded. For details and an application see Ms. Parham in Counseling. Deadline to apply is in February. For on-line fillable application follow link below:
Edison Scholars Program
The $1.2-million program, which offers 30 scholarships valued at $40,000 each paid over four years, is for Southern California high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or above who either live in or attend public or private high schools in SCE’s service area and plan to pursue college studies in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Students from underserved communities and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Since 2006, Edison International has awarded nearly $4 million in scholarships to more than 400 Edison Scholars. Applications are accepted each year beginning in the fall.Deadline to apply is December
Elks National Foundation, Inc. - Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest
Applications are usually available to download starting in September. To obtain an application visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm Check website for application deadlines.
Fashion Professional Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. http://www.fashion-schools.org/
Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program
Awards based on exceptional academic ability & achievement and a record of leadership & volunteerism in the community. Open to students intending to enroll in an accredited HBCU. For more information visit www.freemontfoundation.com
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF awards over 150 different scholarships & connects scholars with other organizations. Visit their website at www.hispanicfund.org
Horatio Alger Scholarships
Scholarships available to students demonstrating financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and United States citizen. Apply online August 1 - October 25. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/applicants/
Scholarship is open to San Bernardino & Riverside County high school seniors planning to attend community college for fall semester and have parent or guardian that hold membership within a 4 wheel drive club. Applications & Info available at www.ie4w.com Application may become available in January/February. Last year’s deadline to apply was in March.
The Imagine America Foundation provides scholarships for education with a focus on career colleges To find out more about the simple application process, visit www.imagine-america.org/
Indian American Heritage Foundation
Applicant must be 2018 graduate with at least one parent of Asian Indian ancestory. Deadline is usually in March. For more info & application visit www.indianamericanheritagefndn.com
Italian Catholic Federation
Scholarship opportunity available to students who are Roman Catholic and/or of Italian Descent.
Deadline is in March. www.icf.org
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Essay Contest. Open to grades 9-12. Deadline is in January. For guidelines visit www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of the college scholarship program. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship program for top high school seniors interested in attending the nation’s best colleges and universities. Up to 40 applicants will be selected from a nationwide pool. Please visit www.jkcf.org for application details. Application closes in early November.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 3,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. For application and information visit www.jackierobinson.org
Deadline is in February.
Joe Baca Foundation
The Joe Baca Foundation offers scholarships to seniors with a GPA of 2.0 and higher. This is a paper application and may become available after January. See your counselor for info. Last year’s deadline to apply was in March.
Kids Chance California
For children of injured workers.
Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
Please visit website for info.www.louiefamilyfoundation.org
Knights of Columbus/Leroy Fisher Scholarship
Seniors who are practicing Catholics and a member of a local church are eligible to apply for this $1000 scholarship. This is a paper application and is now available. See your counselor for info. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2017
LPGA (golf) Scholarships
The Ladies Professional Golf Association offers several scholarships. For information and applications visit https://www.lpga.com/lpga-foundation/scholarships
The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker Community Scholarship Awards
Twenty-five $1000 scholarships available. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.
Visit website for info & application. www.larryhparker.com/scholarship
LifeStream Youth Ambassador of the Year Scholarship
Application is available on-line. www.lstream.org/yay
You can nominate yourself. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2018
Making Hope Happen Foundation Scholarships
Application opens January 1, 2020 and deadline to apply is in February
My (Un)Documented Life
(Website Currently Under Construction 12/12/19)
Scholarships available to undocumented students. Please visit website for information. https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/12/scholarships-open-to-undocumented-students/
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc
$6000 scholarship awarded over a four year period for a graduating senior intending to major in the field of education. See Ms. Milligan in counseling for an application packet. Deadline to submit application is usually in February.
Owen Locke Memorial Endowed Foundation
This is a great opportunity for students with “limited financial resources available for school but who are not eligible to be awarded funds from public or government agencies.”
Deadline is typically in May.
Applications are available to download at www.owenlocke.org
Reagan Foundation Scholarship Programs
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation encourages the pursuit of education and self improvement by awarding scholarships to extraordinary young leaders.
San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation Scholarship
Open to graduating seniors who reside in San Bernardino or attend public or private school in San Bernardino. This is a paper application that last year was available in December. See your counselor. Application deadline is usually in January 18, 2019.
SCAG Scholarship Program
Shine-A-Light Scholarship for Foster Youth
Visit http://www.childrensfundonline.org/scholarship for info & application
Deadline is typically in February
Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship Fund
Female high school seniors with an unweighted minimum GPA of 2.5 attending junior college, vocational school, or four-year university. This is a paper application and may become available after January. See your counselor for info. Last year’s deadline to apply was in April .
The Don & Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West Scholarship is available to graduating seniors with financial need, a minimum 2.6 gpa, & who have experienced extraordinary circumstances/obstacles in their lives. Deadline to apply is typically in April
UNCF SCHOLARSHIPS, PROGRAMS, INTERNSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
A variety of scholarships and opportunities are available for application at www.uncf.org
Winnie Palmer Memorial Scholarship
For graduating senior demonstrating high academic achievement & outstanding service to school & community. Come to the Counseling Office for application. Deadline to apply is typically in February.