|2019 SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN|
|GOINGMERRY.COM: Build your scholarship application profile, get matched and apply to numerous scholarships through one free site.|
|COLLEGECOVERED.COM: Enter to win and search for scholarships. Helpful articles to help prepare you for college as well as FAFSA help.|
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|COLLEGE-SCHOLARSHIPS.COM: Links to more than 50 free online scholarship search sites.|
|VARSITYTUTORS.COM/COLLEGE-SCHOLARSHIP: Monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.|
|GUARANTEEDSCHOLARSHIPS.COM: Scholarships, grants, and financial aid are available to students in many forms. The scholarships listed on this page are all "guaranteed".|
|UNIVERSITYTUTOR.COM: University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students (16YRS+) write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt.|
|STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG: A free site offering information on scholarships|
|RAISE.ME: find colleges, add your achievements, earn scholarships for your achievements|
|LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS - (Apply via goingmerry.com) These scholarships are for Arcadia High School students only. Winners for these scholarships will be invited to attend the Awards Night ceremony.|
|***REMINDER: All students interested in applying for ANY PTSA scholarships MUST be a member of the AHS PTSA! The card must be in YOUR NAME, not your parent’s name. You must include a copy of your PTSA card with every PTSA scholarship you apply for. PTSA volunteers are at the front desk in building A every Thursday during lunch to help you join!|
|Student Deadline||Name of Scholarship||Application||Scholarship Requirements|
|3/25/2019||Arcadia High School Athletic Booster Scholarship||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors, min 2.5 GPA, at least 3 years of sports at AHS. Essay #1 - What special qualities do you have and why should you be selected for this scholarship? (Please address your outstanding qualities and/or achievements as well as financial need and/or special circumstances.) Essay #2 - How has playing sports at AHS shaped the person you have become? Essay #3 - How do you intend to pursue athletics in college?)|
|4/10/2019||Arcadia High School PTSA||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors, min 2.5 GPA, plan to attend a college/university (4 yr, 2 yr, or vocational), applicant MUST be a member of PTSA, answer the following question:Write a letter to your 8th grade self. What advice would you give to that 8th grader moving on to high school? (You may include any challenges, experiences, and/or things you would do differently during your time at Arcadia High School.)***Include copy of PTSA card. Proof of enrollment will be required by recipients prior to graduation.|
|4/26/2019||Camino Grove PTA||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors who attended Camino Grove Elementary. 250-750 word essay required: "What is the most important thing you learned at Camino Grove?" Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. *** Include copy of PTSA card***|
|4/10/2019||Dana Middle School PTSA||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors who attended Dana. Essay: Which experience at Dana or Dana teacher had the most influence on your success in high school and why? Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. *** Include copy of PTSA card|
Dorothy May Butts Educational Scholarship
|Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors who will be attending college/university in Fall and pursuing a career in education. Essay: Discuss what you plan to accomplish in your chosen profession. Focus on career plans, goals, and|
objectives and how you will achieve them. (For the education scholarships, focus on how you envision
working with children in the future.)
|4/26/2019||First Avenue Middle School PTSA||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors who attended First Ave MS all 3 years. Answer all three (3) essay questions (1)How did your experiences and teachers at First Avenue Middle School prepare and influence you for high school and college? (2)What special qualities do you have and why should you be selected for this scholarship? (Please address your outstanding qualities and/or achievements as well as financial need and/or special circumstances.) (3) Describe your most meaningful volunteer experience and discuss how it changed your life. ***Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/13/2018||Helen Roe Humanitarian Award||Apply via goingmerry.com only||Seniors who have served as office aide or teacher aide or have volunteered in the community. Essay: Describe your most meaningful volunteer experience and discuss how it changed your life.|
|4/30/2019||William and Anthony Lin Brothers Foundation Scholarship||Apply via goingmerry.com but please visit the foundation site at www.linbrothers.org||Be born in the United States and have lived in Arcadia for at least 4 years; Be graduating from Arcadia High School as senior; cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent)|
Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2017-18 academic year at an accredited college or university in the U.S.; Demonstrate critical financial need
|4/30/2018||CSEA - (California School Employees Assoc.)||Follow the link to the application and download. This is a fillable pdf. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B14OKZ8sgAeZWjVYZGEwU19zYzQ/view?usp=sharing||Seniors, and dependents of a CSEA Arcadia-Chapter #40 Classified employee. Min 2.0 GPA throughout grades 9-12. Click on the link for the application. This is a fillable pdf file. Please download and type on the form. Print and submit to Ms. Wona before the deadline.|
|4/8/2018||Leahy Memorial Award||http://goo.gl/vMn4p2||Senior, who lettered in a varsity sport at least a year, min 2.5 GPA|
AHS Chinese Parents Booster Club Scholarship
|http://www.arcadiachineseparents.org/||Seniors, min 3.5 unweighted GPA, must be a member of AHSCPBC as of 3/02/2018. Participate in extracurricular activities and community service, interested in Chinese culture, essay required|
|4/19/2018||Speech and Debate Leadership Scholarship||Follow this link to the application.||Seniors who have 2 or more years as a member of the Speech and Debate Team; 1 or more years as an officer of the Speech and Debate Team; 1 or more years in an additional leadership position here on campus.|
|04/26/2017||Lynn Kinikin Memorial-English Teacher||Available from Ms. Wona in the Career Center or at this link.||Senior AP English students who plan to major in English or Journalism.|
|GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS – These scholarships are general scholarships. Access the link below and follow organizations instructions. You will mail or submit the applications ON YOUR OWN BEFORE THE DEADLINE.|
|Student Deadline||Name of Scholarship||Application||Scholarship Requirements|
|CLASS OF 2020 ELIGIBLE ONLY||College Board Scholarship||https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?excmpid=vt-00248||The Scholarships
The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.
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5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000
Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. Learn More
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Apply to the schools you want to attend. Learn More
Complete Your Journey: $40,000
Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Learn More
|3/15/2019||Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship||http://www.icf.org/||seniors; min GPA (3 ½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements in either #1 or #2: 1) Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established. or 2) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established - membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for #2|
|3/27/2019||Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) - 2019 Mega Bank Scholarship Program||http://www.apcf.org/2019-mega-bank-scholarship-program/||1. High school seniors who reside in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California.|
2. Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/ University or a Community College in the state of California as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
3. Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0.
4. Have a household income at or below the Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
5. The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS and there is NO ETHNICITY REQUIREMENT
6. Employees of Mega Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible to apply
|3/27/2019||Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) - 2019 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund||http://www.tascholarshipfund.org/2019-tasf-scholarship-overview/||1. United States citizen AND direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen.|
2. High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States.
3. Plan to attend a University or College as a 1st or 2nd year full-time student in the Fall of 2019 (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
4. Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0.
5. Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
6. The scholarship is open to ALL majors.
|3/27/2019||Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) - 2019 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program||http://www.apcf.org/2019-royal-business-bank-scholarship-program/||1. High school seniors who reside in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County and Clark County – Nevada, and New York City.|
2. Plan to attend a U.S. accredited 4-year College/University of California/Nevada Community College/New York Community College as a 1st year full-time student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
3. Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0.
4. Have a household income at or below County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
5. This scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS and there is NO ETHNICITY REQUIRMENT.
6. Employees of Royal Business Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible to apply.
|3/27/2019||Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF)- 2019 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program||http://www.apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-foundation-scholarship-program/||High school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Washington.
Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or Community College in the state of California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must provide college acceptance letter for verification)
A minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
A household income at or below the Low Income Level (if selected, must provide 2017 or 2018 tax return for verification)
Open to ALL MAJORS and there is no ethnicity requirement
Employees of Cathay Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible
|3/1/2019||Order Sons of Italy in America 2019 Scholarship||Applications are available in the Career Center or at www.osiaca.org||seniors who are planning to attend a two or four year institution in Fall 2019; Must be wholly or partially of Italian descent|
|12/30/2018||SNAPS for College Cash||icanaffordcollege.com||Snap a selfie; upload your image; hashtag and share and win a $5000 scholarship, college tech package or a $250 gift card|
|12/1/2018||The Dell Scholars Scholarship||http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/|
Seniors in AVID program
October 1, 2018 – Application opens
December 1, 2018 – Application deadline
December 10, 2018 – Semifinalists announced
February 1, 2019 – Semifinalist materials due
March 8, 2019 – Dell Scholars announced
|12/14/2018||Edison Scholars Program - STEM Scholarship||http://www.edisonscholars.com/||Applicants must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university, and show financial need.
Specific college majors include: computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation, or physical sciences.
Applicants must live in Southern California Edison’s service territory.
The top 100 finalists will be required to submit a short video. Don’t stress, it’s simple.
Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible.
|11/15/2018||Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship|
|Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
|10/31/2018||The Coca-Cola Scholarship||http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/||Applicants must be:
Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools)
U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
|9/18/2018||The Gates Scholarship||https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship||A high school senior; from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American; Pell-eligible; US citizen, national or permanent resident; minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale|
|10/25/2018||Horatio Alger Association Scholarships||https://scholars.horatioalger.org||Seniors, graduating Spring 2018 and planning to attend a college or university in Fall 2018; minimum GPA 2.0 and a US citizen |
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree; Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required); be involved in co-curricular and community service activities; display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
|12/15/2018||The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship||https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship||Students applying must submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that you feel will compell us to choose your entry as long as it has "Lead Roster Scholarship" in the title and is publicly viewable.|
Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must. We're always excited to see what the next generation of business leaders will do to create a winning video!
The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship
|https://publicity.ai/?scholarship||tudents applying must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing --the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it-- that they have seen. In 5 paragraphs or less, you should share what you saw (feel free to link to it if its online), how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why a certain marketing campaign was the best use of content marketing that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals (typically increasing revenue and profits).
Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is an absolute must. We're always excited to see what the next generation of marketing leaders thinks is great content!
|June 1st for Summer August 1st for Fall|
Mt. Sierra College Full Scholarships
|www.mtsierra.edu||seniors interested in attending Mt. Sierra College full time; 3.5 GPA; up to 100% tuition|
|Juniors should be starting their application process now.||NROTC SCHOLARSHIP||Application available in the Career Center||JUNIOR/SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY - NROTC SCHOLARSHIP – Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program (NROTC) pays full tuition and fees, provides an allowance of $1000 for books and a monthly stipend for 4 years of college. You must be a U.S. Citizen, 17 yrs of age by Sept 1st of the year starting college, obtain HS diploma, be physically qualified by Marine Corps standards. For more information and application stop by the Career Center. Applications are due in December for Seniors. Application period for Juniors begins after March 7th.|
|ARMY ROTC Scholarships||https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html||Be a U.S. citizen
Be between the ages of 17 and 26
Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
Have a high school diploma or equivalent
Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
Meet physical standards
Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
|6/1/2018||AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship Fund||http://www.ajwangfoundation.org/||Be a resident or citizen of the United States of America and its territories or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) and/or Dream Act eligible
Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Be a graduating high school senior from an accredited high school with the goal to attend a community college and earn a degree or certification, and/or meet transfer requirement
Commit to enroll as a full time (minimum of 12 units) student, without interruption, for the entire academic school year at one of the LA County community colleges or other covered community colleges including Pasadena City College
|6/8/2018||AAEDE Scholarship||http://www.aaede.org/||~Must be a graduating high school senior from the listed eligible SCHOOL DISTRICTS:
~Demonstrate financial need (to be eligible for financial aid, applicant must have submitted a
FAFSA form by the March 2018 deadline).
~Cumulative high school unweighted GPA (out of a 4.0 scale) must be 3.0 and above.
~Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. (Please note: affiliates of AAEDE are not eligible to apply)
Jeff Sein Kwan Yang Memorial Scholarship 2018
|http://www.jeffyangscholarship.com/||1) Graduating from a San Gabriel Valley high school;
2) An immigrant or child of an immigrant; AND
3) Committed to serving the immigrant community in some aspect.
It is open to students of all ethnic backgrounds. Students from low income or working class families are especially encouraged to apply.
Jack and Jill of America Scholarship
|Access the application at this link.||African American seniors attending high school in SG Valley, GPA of 2.5 or greater, 15 community service hours in 17-18, Jack and Jill member are not eligible.|
|postmarked by 4/15/2018||D.R.E.A.M.S. Scholarship||http://www.dreamsscholarship.org||graduating from high school with a diploma or certificate of completion in 2018, who have also been accepted and enrolled in one of the following accredited environments beginning in the summer or fall 2018:|
University or College
Vocational or Trade School
Apprentice Program Due to time constraints, late applications cannot be considered. ALL requirements (completed application, two letters of recommendation, a copy of high school transcripts, first page of current I.E.P, and essay)
Angels Wings Foundation Thai Scholarship
|https://www.angelswingsfoundation.org/angels-wings-thai-scholarship-los-angeles/||Be a Thai-American student who hase demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to Thai community, heritage connection and desire to continue educationBe a graduating high school senior |
Be a California Resident
Be entering an accredited college or university for the 2018-2019 school year
Have an un-weighted accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better
Demonstrate their aspiration through a written essay focused on the “Scholarship Purpose”
|3/16/0208||California Credit Union $1000 Annual College Scholarship Program||ccu.com/scholarship||Los Angeles area colleg-bound high school seniors; min GPA 3.0; planning to attend an accredited college or university in the coming year|
|4/4/2018||Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Foothill Alumni Chapter Scholarship||request an application at firstname.lastname@example.org||African-American graduating high school seniors; GPA of 2.75 and above; acceptance to 4 year college/university; school and community service involvement; financial need|
1) High School Senior (graduating)
2) CA resident
3) Financial need
4) Academics (2.6 GPA and above)
5) Employment: Paid or unpaid
|2/26/2018||Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship||www.aka-elo.org||college-bound African American high school seniors residing or attending school in the Pasadena, Altadenaor San Gabriel Valley area|
|2/1/2018||California State PTA Graduating High School Senior Scholarship||http://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors/||seniors who are PTA members graduating from a CA high school before June 30, 2018|
|3/30/2018||Taiwanese-American Citizens League LA Chapter Community Scholarhip||Application is available at www.tacl.org||senior living in LA County; US citizen or permanent resident; demonstrated leadership, student involvement, community service and academic success.|
|3/30/2018||Foothill Credit Union College Bound Scholarship||https://www.foothillcu.org/moneybound-account-for-ages-18-to-24/collegebound-scholarship||Any Foothill Credit Union Money$mart or Money Bound member who is either entering their freshman or sophomore year of college may apply for this scholarship. Applicants for the scholarship must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.25 with their last or current educational institution attended. Each applicant must have a Foothill Credit Union account in his/her name.|
|postmarked by 3/1/2018||Nuvein Visionary Scholarship Award||http://nuvein.org/education/scholarship/||Junior or senior high school student intending to pursue a career/degree in the creative fields. Proof of residence of San Gabriel Valley/Greater Los Angeles Area will be required. GPA of 2.5 or higher, applicants may be required to showcase their art form at sponsored events.|
|3/1/2018||Arab American Institute Helen Abbott Scholarship 2018||www.aaiusa.org/scholarships_aai||current high school student; US Citizen or permanent legal resident of Arab descent; minimum GPA 3.0|
|3/28/2018||2018 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program||www.apcf.org||seniors who reside in Los Angeles County; planning to attend a US accredited 4-yr college or university in CA or NV in fall of 2018; minimum GPA 3.0; have a household income at or below County Low Income Level; open to all major and no ethnicity requirment|
|3/28/2018||2018 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund||www.apcf.org||senior planning to enroll full time in college or university in fall 2018; min GPA 3.0; US citizen AND direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen; household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level; open to all majors|
|3/1/2018||Change a Life Foundation 2018 Los Angeles Scholarship - Application opens 1/16/2018||http://changealife.org/scholarship-program/apply/||1. Must be attending a Los Angeles County Public High School.|
2. Must be a 12th grade student enrolling in a four-year College or University.
3. Must have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.5 from 9th grade to the first semester of 12th grade.
4. Must have a minimum SAT score of 1060 (test scores on or after 3/2016) or 1500 (test scores prior to 3/2016) -OR- minimum ACT score of 21.
5. Must be enrolled in and/or have passed Advanced Placement courses (AP courses).
6. Must be at or below HUD Income Guidelines
7. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident.
8. Must show evidence of extracurricular activities such as school activities, community involvement, and/or employment.
9. Community Service from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade (minimum of 40 hours).
|2/28/2018||First District PTA 2018 Commemorative Scholarship||Application is available in the Career Center. Return to Ms. Wona in the Career Center by 3pm on the date of the deadline.||A 2018 graduating high school senior from a council /Unit OOC HS PTSA/PTA; (or PCC student) *A resident of California *A member of the high school PTSA/PTA *Planning to attend a college, university, trade or tech school in the fall (2018)|
|2/23/2018||Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship||www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships||senior planning to enroll full time in college or university in fall 2018; min GPA 3.0; US citizen or permanent resident|
|3/16/2018||Robert Miller Scholarship for Viticulture and Enology||http://cawgfoundation.org or see Ms. Wona in the Career Center for application||senior who will enroll at Alan Hancock Community College or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and plans to major in viticulture or enology - letter or recommendation and essay are required|
|3/16/2018||California Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarships||http://cawgfoundation.org or see Ms. Wona in the Career Center for application||Senior whose parent/guardian is/was an employee of a wine grape grower during a current or previous season and will be attending a UC, CSU or CA Community College - letter of recommendation and essay are required|
|1/31/2018||High School Student $1000 Medical Career Scholarship||healthpointe.net/scholarships||Any current high school senior, living in Southern California. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0, and demonstrate an interest in a career within the medical field.|
|1/9/2018||Ron Brown Scholar Program||www.ronbrown.org||To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent|
residents, Black/African American and current high school
seniors at the time of their application. Applicants should
demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership
ability, participate in community service activities and have a
demonstrated financial need.
|2/3/2017||Elks Legacy Awards||http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/legacy.cfm||senior who is the child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2017. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. If applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, they must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge. SAT and/or ACT must be taken before 12/31/2016|
|mid November||P. E. O. Arcadia Chapter XL Star Scholarship||peointernational.org||P. E. O. Star Scholarship - P. E. O. is a philanthropic educational organization promoting educational opportunities for women. Eligibility for the Star Scholarship includes:
Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter
If interested in applying or need more information visit www.peointernational.org, click on P. E. O. Projects and Star Scholarship. You will have 30 days from the time you receive your requested application to complete the process. Nominations must be complete by mid November.
|10/31/2016||Stokes Educational Scholarship Program||intelligencecareers.gov/nsa||You must major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering and meet the following requirements:|
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.
Must be high school senior at the time of application.
A minimum SAT/college board score of 1200 (600 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, 600 Math) or ACT of 25
Demonstrated leadership abilities
|6/1/2017||Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship||fashion-schools.org||Seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Fashion related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Management, Fashion Retailing; have a demonstrable record of academic success and have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.|
|6/1/2017||Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship||animationcareerreview.com||Seniors in the US pursuing an animation related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Animation related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs: 3D Animation, 3D Graphics, Animation, Cartooning, Computer Animation, Design, Digital Art, Digital Design, Digital Media, Digital Video, Graphic Design, Electronic Art, Electronic Media, Entertainment Art, Film, Game Animation, Game Art, Game Design, Game Development, Game Management, Game Production, Illustration, Interactive Design, Motion Graphic Design, Multimedia, Simulation, Studio Art, |
Virtual Modeling, Visual Effects, Visual Communications, Web Animation, Web Design
|6/1/2017||The OMBAR "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship Program||onlinembareport.com||Seniors in the US pursuing a business related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Business related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs: Business Administration, Accounting,
Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, Human Resource Management, International Business
|11/30/2016||Sixt Scholars Program||https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/||Senior, planning to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university in fall 2017; minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale|
|2/28/2017||2018 State Farm® Companies Foundation Scholarship Program Enrollment||www.statefarm.com||Juniors who will be completing or leaving high school and entering college in the fall of 2018 and are legal dependents of State Farm employees, agents, and retirees.|
|1/18/2017||Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program||http://rmhcsc.org/scholarships||seniors who are planning to attend a two or four year institution in Fall 2017; U.S. residents; for more information visit www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships|
|11/30/2016||Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program||jkcf.org/cty-college||seniors graduating from high school in coming spring, intend to enroll full time in accredited 4 year in fall 2017; minimum GPA 3.5; standardized test scores in top 15%; demonstrate financial need|
|1/5/2017||2017 GE- Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program||reaganfoundation.org/scholarships||demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;|
demonstrate strong academic performance (min 3.0 gpa/4.0 scale or equivalent);
US citizen; current senior attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
|6/30/2017||Aspiring Nurse Scholarship||http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/||Seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs; track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics; passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare|
|4/14/2017||Bull's Eye Pest Control Scholarship||http://bullseyepest.com/bulls-eye-scholarship/||seniors who will be pursuing a career in Agriculter related field; resident of California; participated in extracurricular activities|
K. Hunter Goff Elder Law Scholarship
|http://khgpa.com/florida-elder-law-attorney/#scholarship-application||Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2017 and have at least a 3.0 GPA; must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.|
|3/24/2017||2017 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program||www.CAAonline.org||graduating senior attending college or university in the state where their parent is a full-time paid member of the police, sheriff's or fire department as an active duty police officer, paramedic, firefighter or EMT. Parent may also be a volunteer member.|
|3/29/2017||2017 Chen Foundation Scholarship Program||www.apcf.org||seniors who reside in California; plan to attend a CA State University full time in Fall 2017; minimum GPA 3.0; have a household income at or below CA State/County Low Income Level; open to all majors and no ethnicity requirement|
|4/28/2017||Hong Kong Schools Alumni Federation Scholarship||www.hksaf.org||1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the US,
2. Demonstrate financial need,
3. Be a graduating California high school senior,
4. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5,
5. Have successfully gained admission to an accredited 4-year college or university in the US and the applicant will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study no later than fall of the year of application.