Scholarships

Local Scholarship Opportunities

Cirkled In Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2019
  • Award Amount: $1,000 
  • No Income or GPA requirements and no long essay.

The application is available here.

Community Foundation of Orange STEM Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 31st, 2019

Award Amount: $1,000

The fund will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to an Orange Unified School District high school senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the STEM Majors: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated community service involvement in the City of Orange.

 

Criteria and Guidelines for Application
 

  • Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Must submit scholarship application (link below)no later than March 31st, 2019
  • Applicants should demonstrate math and/or science interest and skill through SAT/ACT scores and/or strong grades in appropriate high school classes
  • Submit a 250 word personal essay describing career goals related to the STEM majors, and demonstrate a passion for his/her chosen career
  • Minimum of one reference from an OUSD math/science/STEM teacher. Up to two additional references may be submitted

TO APPLY CLICK HERE: https://www.communityfoundationoforange.org/community-scholarship-program.html

 

AA Lares Insurance Scholarship Program

  • https://laresinsurance.com/scholarships
  • Award Amount: Up to $1000
  • Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Applicants must be a High School Senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA
    • Applicants must show proof of acceptance to an accredited university, college, or trade-school for the 2019-2020 school year, and plan on attending at least a half-time basis (minimum 6 credits)
    • Submission of a personal biography and contact information (Name, phone number, email)
    • Submission of High School transcript and resume. 
  • Written Requirement:
    • Please respond to the following questions in 200-350 words, submitted in either Word Doc or PDF format.
      • Why are you pursuing high education?
      • Who will benefit from your education?
  • Submission for your application should be sent all at once, with your first and last name in the subject line to aalares@laresinsurance.com
  • Submit to https://laresinsurance.com/scholarships

The 2019 Mega Bank Scholarship Program

http://apcf.org/2019-mega-bank-scholarship-program/

Scholarship Information:
Mega Bank is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher education.

Award Amount: $1,000

Application Deadline: 11:59 pm – Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Eligibility:

 High school seniors who reside in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California.
 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)
 Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
 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.)
 The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS and there is NO ETHNICITY REQUIREMENT
 Employees of Mega Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible to apply
Application Requirements:
 Application Form
 Recommender Form from a Community Service Advisor
 Official High School Transcript

 

The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of tuition for attending a college/university.
What is considered cost of tuition varies by institution.

For more information and to apply, please visit:
http://apcf.org/2019-mega-bank-scholarship-program/

All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59 pm – Wednesday, March 27th. Anything received (whether mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

Questions or inquiries?
Contact by phone: (213) 624-6400 ext. 6
or by email: scholarships@apcf.org

Cal Aggie Alumni Association Leadership Scholarship

DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

Amount Awarded: $10,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Possess no less than an unweighted cumulative (grades 9-12) grade point average of 3.50.

B) Plan to enter UC Davis for Fall 2019 from a high school in California, Oregon or Washington.

 

Applications can be found by going to:

https://scholarshipbuddycalifornia.com/scholarships/76131/cal-aggie-alumni-association-leadership-scholarship

MSI - SCHOLARSHIP

APPLY ONLINE: www.fullerton.edu/MSI

MSI - SUCCESS SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP

Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $3,000 each academic year starting with the 2018-2018 academic year. This scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship, capped at $3,000 per year (for a total not to exceed $12,000). The MSI Success Scholars Initiative is geared to support (15) incoming freshmen men of color to enrich their student experiences, support the retention of men of color at CSUF, and help to alleviate academic related financial barriers.  

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

  • Apply and qualify for admissions to Cal State Fullerton as a first-time Freshmen.
  • Demonstrate high motivation and academic potential to succeed in college. 
  • Be classified as a California resident by Cal State Fullerton's Admissions and Records.
  • Must apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the support and needs of underrepresented student groups. 

APPLICATION AWARD:

  • $3,000 each recipient ($1,500 per semester).

 

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

General Information

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.

The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions as well as the school they are currently attending.

Deadline and Eligibility

RENEWED DEADLINE: June 14, 2019 
AWARD VALUE: $1,000

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.

Application Procedure for 2019

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

For more details and to apply go to: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

National Scholarship Opportunities

B Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 24, 2019
  • Award Amount: $1000
  • Must plan to enroll in any post-secondary institution
  • Essay: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 
  • Link

Big Sun Athletics

  • Deadline: June 19, 2019
  • Award Amount: $500
  • All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
  • Answer the following in an essay (500-1000 words):
    • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
    • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
    • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
  • Link

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program

http://apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-scholarship-program

Scholarship Information:
Cathay Bank Foundation is committed to supporting youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their
dreams of obtaining a higher education.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Eligibility:
▪ High school seniors residing 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 a 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 verfication)
▪ Open to ALL MAJORS and there is no ethnicity requirement
▪ Employees of Cathay Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible
Application Requirements:
▪ Application Form
▪ Recommender Form from a Community Service Advisor
▪ Official High School Transcript
The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of tuition for attending a
college/university, as defined by the institution attended.
For more information and to apply, please visit:
http://apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-scholarship-program
All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59 p.m. PST, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Anything
received (whether mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will not be considered,
regardless of postmark.

Questions or inquiries?
Contact by phone: (213) 624-6400, ext. 6 or by email: scholarships@apcf.org

TASF Scholarship Fund

www.TAScholarshipFund.org

Scholarship Information:
The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American
youth fulfill their dreams of obtaining higher education. The scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to
attend college in the Fall of 2019 and 1st year college students continuing their education in the Fall of 2019.

Deadline: 11:59pm – Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Eligibility:
• United States citizen or US Permanent Resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card)
AND direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
• High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
• Plan to attend a University or College as a 1st or 2nd year student in the Fall of 2019
(If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
• Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
• 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.)
• The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS
All awardees must submit a short YouTube video. Detailed instructions will be provided to
awardees at a later time.
Application Requirements:
• Online Application Form
• Three References
• Official Transcript
The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of attending a University or College.
What is considered cost of attendance varies by institution.
For more information and to apply, please visit:
www.TAScholarshipFund.org
All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59pm –Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Anything received (whether
mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

 

Questions or inquiries?
(213) 624-6400 ext. 6 or info@tascholarshipfund.org

The 2019 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program

http://apcf.org/2019-royal-business-bank-scholarship-program/

Scholarship Information:
Royal Business Bank is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher education.
 

Application Deadline: 11:59 pm – Wednesday, March 27, 2019
 

Eligibility:
• High school seniors who reside in the East Coast – (New York City): New York County, King County,
Queens County, and Richmond County or the West Coast – (South California and Nevada): Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, and Clark County-Nevada
• Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or California/Nevada/New York Community College as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
• Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
• Have a household income at or below the County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
• The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS and there is NO ETHNICITY REQUIREMENT
• Employees of Royal Business Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible to apply
Application Requirements:
• Application Form
• Recommender Form from a Community Service Advisor
• Official High School Transcript

The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of tuition for attending a college/university.

What is considered cost of tuition varies by institution.

For more information and to apply, please visit:
http://apcf.org/2019-royal-business-bank-scholarship-program/

All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59 pm – Wednesday, March 27th. Anything received (whether mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

Questions or inquiries?
Contact by phone: (213) 624-6400 ext. 6
or by email: scholarships@apcf.org

META Scholarship Application for 2019-2020

https://meta-foundation.org/scholarship-program/scholarship-program/overview.html

META Scholarships are as follows:

Platinum Scholarship:  This scholarship provides up to $6,000, payable over four years, to entering college freshmen attending four-year colleges and universities.

Gold Scholarship:  This scholarship provides up to $2,000, payable over four years, to either four-year college or university students or to community college students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution in the fall.

Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a META scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be applying, accepted or enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing an academic discipline.

2. Students enrolled in community or junior colleges are also eligible to apply provided they intend to enroll in a four-year accredited institution in Fall 2019 and plan to complete a bachelor's degree.

3. Must have a 3.00 GPA and be in good academic standing.

4. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident of Hispanic origin

5. Must be graduating (or have graduated) from a high school in Southern California

6.  Must have financial need

7. Preference is given to students who have demonstrated leadership or mentoring qualities through their record of involvement and participation in activities in school or in their communities.

High School Seniors:  Click here for the link to the application.

 

SP High School Scholarship

DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

Amount Awarded: $10,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

 

Applications can be found by going to:

https://scholarshipbuddycalifornia.com/scholarships/81765/sp-high-school-scholarship

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