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Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

The Los Angeles Clippers are pleased to offer an opportunity to assist college-bound students. Four $2,500 Stay In School Scholarships (two girls and two boys) will be offered to seniors planning to attend a four-year college beginning in the fall of 2011. Scholarships will be made available to students residing in the greater Los Angeles area.

CRITERIA
Entries for the Scholarship Program will be judged on the following:

  • Academic achievement (grades and SAT scores)
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Civics and community activities
  • 300-word essay on the topic, "Why college is important to me".

Click here for more information.

TO BE ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • A completed Los Angeles Clippers Stay in School Scholarship Application (.pdf)
  • A copy of your transcript (with SAT scores)
  • A letter of recommendation from a high school faculty member
  • A 300 word essay on the topic, "Why college is important to me".
 
Applications can be submitted until February 15, 2020.

USC TOPPING SCHOLARSHIP
2020-2021 APPLICATION AVAILABLE DECEMBER 1st!

Freshman Applicants – TBD (~March 1)

The TOPPING SCHOLARSHIP is provided by the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (NTSAF) at the University of Southern California (USC).

The purpose of the NTSAF is to assist  students with high financial need who demonstrate an extraordinary level of community awareness in their pursuit of higher education at USC. First-generation college students and local area applicants are given primary consideration in the scholarship selection process. However, please note that the scholarship is not limited to these populations.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students:

Portfolio Awards

The Portfolio Awards, made possible by generous individual donors and other supporters, provide 16 Gold Medal Portfolio recipients with $10,000 scholarships and 30 Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio recipients with $1,000 scholarships.

 

How do I enter work in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?

Sign up!

Students can create an account to upload their work

Online Application Now Available!

We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 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. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

Since 1964, the Italian Catholic Federation has awarded over $2,000,000.00 in scholarships to more than 6,000 high school students, of the Catholic faith, attending college.

Each spring, the Italian Catholic Federation receives nearly 400 applications for its yearly scholarship awards. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois. To apply, students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet one of the following:

  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. Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”

First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively

https://www.icf.org/scholarships/

ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. 
 

To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian 
  • Be a graduating high school senior 
  • Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plant to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well 
  • Be a full-time student at a high school 
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher)
 
Deadline March 1, 2020
The Thiel Fellowship gives $100,000 to young people who want to build new things instead of sitting in a classroom and going to college.

The Tzu Chi USA Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates.

Tzu Chi USA Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.

Each Scholar will receive an award of US$1,000.

March 6, 2020 Scholarship Application Due

TheDream.US scholarships are for highly motivated DREAMers who want nothing more than to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost. They have no access to federal aid, limited access to state aid, and they sometimes face paying out-of-state tuition.
 

THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated commitment to community service and your ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day.

The 2020-21 Round is now open!

TheDream.US has adopted new immigration eligibility criteria! You are now eligible to apply if you came to the country before November 1, 2014.

About the Award

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation. 

February 27, 2020, 11:59 PM. PT - Application Closes

CTA Scholarships


Apply online here for the following scholarships:

 

The CTA Scholarship for Dependent Children offers a maximum of 35 scholarships of up to $5,000 each.

  • One scholarship is provided in Honor of Ralph J. Flynn and is awarded to the highest-scoring applicant. 
  • One scholarship is provided in Honor of Ruthie Fagerstrom and is awarded to the second highest-scoring applicant.
  • One scholarship is provided in Honor of Susan B. Anthony and is awarded to the third highest-scoring applicant.


The CTA Scholarship in Honor of Del A. Weber offers one scholarship of up to $5,000 to a dependent child of an active member of CTA, CTA/NEA-Retired or deceased CTA member who is attending or attended a continuation high school or an alternative education program.


The CTA Scholarship for Members offers a maximum of five scholarships of up to $3,000 each.

  • One scholarship is designated as the American Indian/Alaska Native Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Alice Piper and is awarded to the highest-scoring member applicant.

Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 | Award Amount: up to $5,000

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program encourages ethnic minority students to become educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and ESP members. 

Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020 | Award Amount: up to $6,000

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.

Prize recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a Symposium on Race at Princeton University where they will meet and engage with other Prize recipients from across the country.

 Deadline

Jan 31 2020 11:59 PM (EST)
Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A POINT SCHOLARSHIP?
Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including:
  • A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
  • Financial need

Eligible applicants also:

  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2020. 
  • Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • Must be at least a senior in high school.
 
JANUARY 27 Application closes at 11:59pm PST.

McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship

Apply today for the McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship

We’re giving away scholarships worth up to $100,000 to help you #HACERproud those that have supported you along the way.

Are you eligible?

Check out the requirements below to see if the HACER® National Scholarship is right for you:

  • You’re a high school senior
  • You’re a legal U.S. resident
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

Hurry! It’s time to HACER® someone proud!

Deadline to apply is February 5, 2020.

Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.

ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.

Eligibility for Anthem

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th GRADE

Questions? Write to us at essays@aynrand.org.

Entry Deadline: APRIL 30, 2020

Ted Rollins and Valeo Groupe Americas award a $1,000 scholarship twice each year to one talented student who is majoring in a field related to business, sustainability or marketing. This money may be used to pay for tuition, books or living expenses.

The JVS Scholarship Program is a need-based program providing college and grad school scholarships to Jewish students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County.  The online application period for the 2020-2021 academic year begins January 1, 2020 and closes March 31, 2020.

 Since 1972, Jewish Vocational Service has awarded more than $10 million to over 5,000 financially challenged Jewish students from Los Angeles pursuing higher education.  This year alone, JVS is distributing $808,700 to 256 deserving recipients attending colleges and graduate schools around the country.  More information is available on our website, www.jvs-socal.org.

Phase I of the HSF Scholarship Application is now open!
 
Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000, and Finalists who do not receive financial awards nevertheless qualify to be HSF Scholars and have access to our full range of Scholar Support Services, such as  career coaching, internship and full-time employment opportunities, mentoring, leadership development, and wellness resources, including tools for self-advocacy, well-being, and knowledge building.

The application only takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete, as no essays or recommendations are required for Phase I.

HSF Scholarship Application Deadline for Phase I: February 15, 2020, 5:00 PM PT

This could be the opportunity of a lifetime! To get started, students should visit HSF.net  and create a MyHSF profile. Doing so will enable them to fill out a scholarship application and learn more about what we have to offer.

InspirASIAN, a non-profit Employee Resource Group of AT&T, is seeking qualified applicants for its 2020 National InspirASIAN Scholarship Program.  College bound high school seniors entering an accredited (2-year or 4-year) college or university in Fall 2020, of any ethnic or cultural background who meet InspirASIAN Scholarship requirements, are invited to apply.  InspirASIAN Scholarship Program details including the complete eligibility requirements and FAQ, the link to download the scholarship application, and the process to submit the scholarship application can be found on the InspirASIAN Scholarship website

  

To receive consideration, complete student applications must be submitted online no later than Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:59 PM (PST)

Scholarship for LAUSD Students

The AALA student scholarship application for the 2019-2020 school year is now available.  This year the goal is to award 25 scholarships.  Completed applications, including required supporting documents are due in the AALA office by Friday, February 21, 2020 by 11:59 p.m., or postmarked.

Please click on the link below.

2020 Scholarship Cover Letter

 

2020 Scholarship Application

HSF is the nation’s leading provider of scholarships and services designed to give Latino students full access to the opportunity a college education can provide. Founded in 1975, we have awarded over $619 million in scholarships. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000, and Finalists who do not receive financial awards nevertheless qualify to be HSF Scholars and have access to our full range of Scholar Support Services, such as  career coaching, internship and full-time employment opportunities, mentoring, leadership development, and wellness resources, including tools for self-advocacy, well-being, and knowledge building.

Phase I of the HSF Scholarship Application is now open!

The application only takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete, as no essays or recommendations are required for Phase I.

HSF Scholarship Application Deadline for Phase I: February 15, 2020, 5:00 PM PT
 
This could be the opportunity of a lifetime! To get started, students should visit HSF.net  and create a MyHSF profile. Doing so will enable them to fill out a scholarship application and learn more about what we have to offer.

TheDream.US Scholarship is open to all undocumented students who came to the United States before November 1st, 2014.

If you know or work with students that may qualify, we hope you'll let them know about these great opportunities.

The Dream.US offers:

  • The National Scholarship, an up to $33,000 scholarship, for first-time college students or community college graduates will be closing on February 27th, 2020.

For more information, visit https://thedream.us/scholarships/.

GAR Memorial Foundation
College scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000
 

GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry.

You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

The GAR Foundation awards a maximum of seven scholarships a year, the amount of each awards is up to $12,500.00 renewable for four years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 20, 2020. 

California Credit Union is pleased to announce our Annual Student Scholarship program is now available.   The credit union will award 10 students form Greater Los Angeles region with a scholarship of $1,000.  

High school seniors and community college students transferring to a four-year university who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 are eligible to participate. Selection criteria include academic performance, school or community involvement, a letter of recommendation, and an essay submission.  Applications are available through Monday, March 16, 2020.   Interested students can find more information and apply online at: 

https://www.ccu.com/scholarship2020