|2018 SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN|
|GRADES 9 – 12 - Click on the links below for scholarship websites.|
|COLLEGECOVERED.COM: Enter to win and search for scholarships. Helpful articles to help prepare you for college as well as FAFSA help.|
|FASTWEB.COM: Be sure to sign up for this FREE scholarship search service!|
|ANYCOLLEGE.COM: A free service for students, sign up at www.anycollege.com. Scholarships are drawn twice per year.|
|SALLIEMAE.COM: A fast, easy, and FREE way to search for more than 3 million college scholarships.|
|SCHOLARSHIPGUIDANCE.COM: Considered the largest and most comprehensive source for finding scholarships online and is free.|
|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|
|LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS - (Utilize the AHS Universal Scholarship Application) These scholarships are for Arcadia High School students only. Winners for these scholarships will be invited to attend the Awards Night ceremony. These scholarships utilize the Universal Scholarship Application. It’s an application designed to maximize the number of scholarships you can apply for with one quality application.|
|You should be able to save the pdf document. Reuse the application for all scholarships using the Universal Scholarship Application. Print out the forms and submit your application packet to Ms. Wona in the Career Center by 3 pm of the deadline.|
|UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION LINK||Download and type on the fillable form to complete.|
|Student Deadline||Name of Scholarship||Application||Scholarship Requirements|
|4/27/2018||Holly Avenue Elem. School PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||Seniors who "graduated" from Holly Ave Elementary School. Answer ALL essays in Universal Application and additional essay -How did your experiences and teachers at Holly Avenue Elementary help prepare or shape you for your future educational path? *** Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/17/2018||Camino Grove PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at email@example.com||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***|
|4/13/2018||Hugo Reid Elem. School PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Return application to Ms. Wona in the Career Center by 3pm of the deadline.||Seniors who attended Hugo Reid Elementary. Min 3.0 GPA at AHS. Essay question: How have your experiences and teachers at Hugo Reid prepared and influenced you for high school and college? Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. *** Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/27/2018||Arcadia Police Department "Albert Matthies Memorial"||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Answer organization essay only)||Seniors. Provide transcript and SAT/ACT scores. Essay: The Arcadia Police Officer Assoc. would like to recognize a student who has demonstrated a strong sense of moral, values, and commitment to their community. How have you done this and why should they choose you? DO NOT ANSWER UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS|
|4/27/2018||Baldwin Stocker PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||This scholarship is available to AHS seniors who attended Baldwin Stocker Elementary. Please submit an essay that addresses how your experiences and teachers at Baldwin Stocker prepared and influenced you for high school and college. You are not required to answer the Universal Application Essay questions for this scholarship. *** Include a copy of your PTSA card and an UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT.***|
|3/29/2018||Arcadia Child Health Council||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APP (Answer essay question #3: most meaningful volunteer experience)||Seniors, plan to study in a health related field or have a strong desire to help/teach children in their future career. (Answer essay question #3: most meaningful volunteer experience)|
|4/9/2018||Arcadia Council PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Seniors who are members of AHSPTA. Essay required: How participation in volunteer activities has contributed to your growth as an individual and member of your community? *** Include copy of PTSA card and letter of acceptance to college attending in fall 2017|
|4/9/2018||Highland Oaks PTSA Scholarship||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Seniors who attended Highland Oaks Elementary. Min 3.0 GPA at AHS. Answer question #1 only in the Universal Application. *** Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/10/2018||Dorothy May Butts Educational Scholarship||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Answer essay question #2. Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Seniors who will be attending college/university in Fall and pursuing a career in education. Answer essay question #2.|
|4/16/2018||Arcadia Fire Department "Jerry Lee Broadwell Memorial"||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION||Seniors, who participated in Athletics at AHS and a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Demonstrated leadership and community volunteer activities. Attending 2 or 4 year college in the fall. Answer essay questions #1 in the Universal Scholarship App. Winner rides to graduation on a fire truck!|
|3/29/2018||Arcadia High School PTSA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan completed application as a PDF file & email to email@example.com by 3 pm of the deadline.||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.|
|4/13/2018||Helen Roe Humanitarian Award||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Seniors who have served as office aide or teacher aide or have volunteered in the community. Complete Universal application and essay number 3 only.|
|4/13/2018||Alison Michener Memorial Award||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APP (Answer 2 essay questions) E-mail submissions only! Scan completed application as a PDF file & email to firstname.lastname@example.org Include subject of "Scholarship Application: Alison Michener"||Senior girls planning to attend 4 yr college or university interested in math, the life/physical sciences or engineering; |
Demonstrate passion for service in the community.
|3/1/2018||Jerry Collins Memorial Athletic Scholarship||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - ANSWER 3 ESSAYS - INCLUDE COPY OF ACCEPTANCE LETTER Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Senior athletes enrolling in college/university in fall of 2018 who have lettered in 2 or 3 sports and have a clear record of superior sportsmanship (this could include a "benchwarmer" who demonstrated commitment to team spirit), min 3.0 GPA, demonstrated a genuine enthusiasm to serve the community through his/her commitment to community. Universal Application 3 essays and letter of acceptance required. |
|02/26/2018||6th Annual Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Arts Prize||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - email a scanned copy of your application and/or attachments to Ms. Wona at email@example.com by the deadline.||Seniors, min 3.0 GPA, with demonstrated arts excellence (visual arts and film, dance, music, theatre, writing). Strong career interest in arts and entertainment industry, but not required. Answer all Universal Application Essay questions. Required: Video, MP3, portfolio and/or resume of arts career.|
|4/12/2018||First Avenue Middle School PTSA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||Seniors who attended First Ave MS all 3 years. Answer all essay questions 1-3 and must also answer this question: How did your experiences and teachers at First Avenue Middle School prepare and influence you for high school and college? ***Include copy of PTSA card|
|3/9/2018||Foothills Middle School PTSA||Seniors who attended Foothills MS. Essay questions 1-3. Essay question #4 should address how your experiences at Foothills helped prepare you for high school and beyond, and how the teachers/experiences helped to shape your future goals. Essays should be 500 words or less. *** Include copy of PTSA card and college acceptance letters with application***|
|4/12/2018||Dana Middle School PTSA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at email@example.com||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|
|4/16/2018||Longley Way Elem. School PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Return application to Ms. Wona in the Career Center by 3pm of the deadline.||Seniors who attended Longley Way Elementary. Essay required: How did your experience or teachers at Longley Way influence your education or make a difference in your life?Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. ***Include a copy of PTSA card|
|04/13/2018||Arcadia High School Athletic Booster Scholarship||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||Seniors, min 2.5 GPA, at least 3 years of sports at AHS. (Answer Universal Scholarship essay #1 plus two additional essay questions. 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?)|
|5/1/2017 (extended)||Baldwin Stocker PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at email@example.com||Seniors who attended Baldwin Stocker Elementary. Essay question should address how your experiences and teachers at Baldwin Stocker prepared and influenced you for high school and college. Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. *** Include copy of PTSA card & UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT***|
Baldwin Stocker Alumni Scholarship
|UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (answer essay question #1 only) Submit applications by 3pm of posted deadline to Ms. Wona in the Career Center.||Seniors who attended Baldwin Stocker Elementary, demonstrates great improvement or outstanding achievement, financial need, continuing higher education.|
|4/14/2017||Hugo Reid Elem. School PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||Seniors who attended Hugo Reid Elementary. Min 3.0 GPA at AHS. Essay question: How have your experiences and teachers at Hugo Reid prepared and influenced you for high school and college? Do not answer the Universal Application Essay questions. *** Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/7/2017||Holly Avenue Elem. School PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at email@example.com||Seniors who "graduated" from Holly Ave Elementary School. Answer ALLessays in Universal Application and additional essay -How did your experiences and teachers at Holly Avenue Elementary help prepare or shape you for your future educational path? *** Include copy of PTSA card|
|4/17/2017||Camino Grove PTA||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at firstname.lastname@example.org||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***|
|4/21/2017||Arcadia Rotary Club||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Answer only 5 organization essays, do not answer the Universal Application Essays.||Open to seniors, awarded to one male and one female. - 1) What are your plans for next year? And five years from now?|
2) Outside of your classes, what activity has been the most important in terms of your personal growth? And Why?
3) As a teenager, what do you see as your role in the community? (e.g. setting examples, community service)
4) Who do you feel is an outstanding leader and why?
5) What financial needs or special circumstances do you have?
|4/17/2017||Arcadia Chinese Association||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Scan and email applications to Ms. Wona at email@example.com. Answer only one of the organization's essay questions. DO NOT answer the Universal App essays.||Seniors, min GPA 3.0. DO NOT answer Universal Application Essays. Answer1 essay only:1)How does your cultural background impact the formation of your character?OR 2)Diversity is very important in America. Students come from different cultural backgrounds. Please share your ideas on enhancing cross-cultural communication and promoting understanding.|
|4/28/2017||Arcadia Police Department "Albert Matthies Memorial"||UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (Answer organization essay only)||Seniors. Provide transcript and SAT/ACT scores. Essay: The Arcadia Police Officer Assoc. would like to recognize a student who has demonstrated a strong sense of moral, values, and commitment to their community. How have you done this and why should they choose you? DO NOT ANSWER UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS|
|***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! A membership costs $5.50.|
|OTHER LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS – These applications are available in the Career Center and must be submitted to Ms. Wona in the Career Center before the deadline. If there is a link available, you will apply through the link. Winners for these scholarships will be invited to attend the Awards Night ceremony.|
|4/30/2018||William and Anthony Lin Brothers Foundation Scholarship||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
|4/30/2017||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|
|4/28/2017||AHS Chinese Parents Booster Club (AHSCPBC)||Click on this link for application. Email a scanned copy of application to firstname.lastname@example.org by deadline.||Seniors, min 3.5 unweighted GPA, must be a member of AHSCPBC as of 3/10/2016. Participate in extracurricular activities and community service, interested in Chinese culture, essay required|
|4/19/2017||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 or pick up the application in the Career Center. You will mail or submit the applications ON YOUR OWN BEFORE THE DEADLINE.|
|3/16/0208||California Credit Union $1000 Annual College Scholarship Program||ccu.com/scholarship||Los Angeles area colleg-bound high school seniors; min GPA 3.0; planning to attend an accredited college or university in the coming year|
|4/4/2018||Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Foothill Alumni Chapter Scholarship||request an application at email@example.com||African-American graduating high school seniors; GPA of 2.75 and above; acceptance to 4 year college/university; school and community service involvement; financial need|
1) High School Senior (graduating)
2) CA resident
3) Financial need
4) Academics (2.6 GPA and above)
5) Employment: Paid or unpaid
|2/26/2018||Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship||www.aka-elo.org||college-bound African American high school seniors residing or attending school in the Pasadena, Altadenaor San Gabriel Valley area|
|2/1/2018||California State PTA Graduating High School Senior Scholarship||http://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors/||seniors who are PTA members graduating from a CA high school before June 30, 2018|
|3/30/2018||Taiwanese-American Citizens League LA Chapter Community Scholarhip||Application is available at www.tacl.org||senior living in LA County; US citizen or permanent resident; demonstrated leadership, student involvement, community service and academic success.|
|3/30/2018||Foothill Credit Union College Bound Scholarship||https://www.foothillcu.org/moneybound-account-for-ages-18-to-24/collegebound-scholarship||Any Foothill Credit Union Money$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|
|3/15/2018||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|
|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)
|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|
|3/1/2018||Order Sons of Italy in America 2018 Scholarship||Applications are available in the Career Center||seniors who are planning to attend a two or four year institution in Fall 2018; Must be wholly or partially of Italian descent|
|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.
|12/1/2017||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.
|11/27/2017||Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship|
|Elks National Foundation has partnered with International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. to offer the Most Valuable Student Scholarship Award which awards $2.44 million annually to 500 students nationwide. You must be a high school senior, US citizen and active in schools and communities. The deadline to apply is 11/27/2017.|
|10/31/2017||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
|9/15/2017||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|
|10/25/2017||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
|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.