Local Scholarship Opportunities

Junior League of Orange Scholarship

  • Award Amount: Up to $2500
  • Deadline: March 1, 2019
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Currently a graduating high school senior or a post-secondary student
    • High school or post-secondary grade point average of 3.0 or above
    • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
    • Pending acceptance to a post-secondary institution (required for receipt of scholarship)
    • Agreement to attend the JLOCC June 2018 meeting to accept any award or send an appropriate designee (parent, executive director of the project/program, foster parent, etc.)
    • Scholars should be willing to update the JLOCC about their academic experience by May 2019
    • Scholars must use the funds awarded within one calendar year from the official award date
  • Application must include:
    • Completed application form
    • Transcripts
    • Letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, or academic advisor
    • Letter of recommendation from someone not related to you
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Hispanic Education Endowment Fund

  • Award Amount: $2000-$5000
  • The Orange County (OC) Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund (HEEF) serves US Citizens, Permanent Residents and Dream Act/ AB 540 students who live in Orange County, California only. HEEF offers competitive academic scholarships for OC high school and community college transfers who qualify for need based financial aid and who enroll at a 4-year college or university in Fall 2019
  • Deadline: December 31, 2018
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • First Generation Latino/a applying to college
    • Graduating from an OC high school or transferring from an OC community college / planning to enroll full-time at a four year college in Fall 2019
    • Completed FAFSA application or California Dream Act application
    • Student Aid Report (SAR) or CalSAR
    • HEEF welcomes Dream Act / AB540 applicants.
  • Contact Information
    • Michelle Abril: 949.553.4202 ext. 246 or
    • Mayra Chavez: 949.553.4202 ext. 253 or

National Scholarship Opportunities

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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

College Bound November Scholarship Newsletter