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National Sculptor Society Grant Opportunities

The National Sculpture Society offers multiple grant opportunities for artists to showcase their talents.  Grants range from $5000 to $7650.  Deadline vary per grants, earliest grant deadline is October 1st, 2018

 

If you are interested, please click here or on the logo

DoSomething.org Scholarship Opportunies

Are you between the ages of 13 and 25 looking for scholarship opportunities? Then you’re in the right spot. Here's how to apply for a DoSomething.org college scholarship in 3 easy steps:

  1. Sign up for a campaign below
  2. Complete the campaign (some take 5 minutes or less!)
  3. Upload a photo to show you completed the campaign

That’s right: no essays, no GPA requirements, no recommendations, no applications. We've given dozens of scholarships away and are excited to continue supporting students!

 

Register online by clicking here

The Art Institutes Scholarship Brochure

Putting your education within reach

 

Through a range of competitions and other opportunities, The Art Institutes system of schools is offering full and partial scholarships to new and current students during the upcoming school year. We also offer a variety of financial resources to help qualified students manage their school expenses. Our dedicated Student Financial Aid officers will help you explore all your options—including grants, loans, and scholarships—as you prepare to launch a creative career where you do what you love.  

 

Click here or on logo to download a brochure

Penguin Random House Signet Essay Contest

With an unbeatable lineup of over 300 of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, Signet Classics is the publisher that students, education professionals and the public turn to more than any other. Now, we are proud to host our twenty-third annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors (or home-schooled students aged 16-18) can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school or public library!

Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher (or a parent/legal guardian for home-schooled students) on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year’s competition book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

 

Please visit website for detail on eligibility and submissions

Deadline to enter contest is April 15, 2019

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It is updated monthly so come back often to see what has been added. If you need assistance printing any applications, please see Mr. Magallanes in the library!

DR. JOSEPH CHANG MATH AND SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Joseph Chang is a School Board member for the Hacienda La Puente
Unified School District. He has created this special scholarship to highlight a student who has demonstrated excellence in both Math and Science. Dr. Chang received his Doctorate in Engineering Science from Northwestern University.  He has a passion for Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Mathematics is very near and dear to his heart. As a professional engineer and Mathematics professor, Dr. Chang will recognize students who plan to continue their careers in those fields.


High School Scholarship Guidelines:
One student from each HLPUSD comprehensive high school (LAHS, LPHS, WIHS, WOHS) shall be
awarded a $1,000 scholarship at his/her Senior Awards Night based upon the following criteria:
a. Demonstrated academic excellence in Math and Sciences
b. Participated in STEM related competitions
c. Plans to continue STEM studies at the College/University level

Application Process:
a. Complete the application coversheet.
b. Applicant must respond to the three (3) prompts on the form provided.
c. Attach one letter of recommendation from a teacher or administrator at your school.
d. Submit all completed application documents to the Superintendent’s Office by Wednesday, April 10, 2019, for the Scholarship Committee’s final selection.


Note to Applicants:

  • Applicants are required to submit thorough and well-crafted responses to the prompts.
  • Responses should be written in complete sentences and developed with examples, details,
  • and descriptions to support the central ideas.
  • Submissions should be typed or legible if hand-written. Entries with misspellings and/or major
  • grammatical errors will not be accepted.
  • The photos of scholarship recipients during scholarship presentation may appear in a
  • publication.

Click here or on logo to download application or pick one up from the library

2019 LACEF Scholarship

To qualify for this scholarship you must submit to LACEF Scholarship Committee the following documents:
1) Completed Scholarship application
2) Unofficial transcripts from High School
3) Letter to Scholarship Committee explaining (limit of 500 words per question):
A. What impact Los Altos High has had in your education
B. Why you believe you should receive this scholarship.
C. What advice would you share with your underclassmen?
4) Two (2) letters of Recommendation- One from a teacher or counselor and one from a Mentor (Coach, Religious leader, employer)
5) Must plan attend a college or trade school (or some type of continued education)
Grades alone are not the determining factor, there is no GPA requirement. The whole Student, including outside interests and activities will be considered in choosing the final recipients.
The Applicant is responsible for insuring that their application is delivered to the LACEF Scholarship committee. MUST SUBMIT ON LINE ONLY
APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN ON OR BEFORE DEADLINE Friday, March 8th, 2019
Submit to lacef.conqueror@gmail.com
If you have any questions please email lacef.conqueror@gmail.com
If you do not have access to submit application on line please let your counselor know.
Best of Luck to you!

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Rudy Chavarria Scholarship Foundation

  • Must be graduating seniors from any of the High Schools in Hacienda La Puente USD: La Puente, William Workman, Glen A. Wilson, Los Altos High Schools.
  • Must have obtained a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 grade scale.
  • Must demonstrate financial hardship
  • Must be accepted for a full time course of study at an accredited college, university, vocational/technical school

Applicant is responsible for submitting all materials to the Rudy Chavarria Scholarship Foundation on time. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

In order to qualify for the scholarship award, students must submit the following:

  • Student application, signed and complete.

  • Current complete transcripts of grades.

  • Copy of most recently filed 1040 tax form.

  • Two Reference letters using form provided by RCSF

All materials, including transcripts, must be submitted to:

Rudy Chavarria Scholarship Foundation

Selection Committee

P.O. Box 4311, La Puente, CA 91744

or emailed to: rudy@rudychavarria.org

Application period : January 8 to March 2, 2018

Click here to download the application.

CTA Martin Luther King Memorial Scholarship

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. 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, an applicant must be:

• Pursuing a degree, credential or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education

• A member of one of the following defined ethnic minority groups: (African American/Black, American Indian/ Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic)

• Enrolled for summer or fall of 2019

Applicants must also be one of the following:

• An active member of CTA

• A dependent child of an active, CTA/NEA-Retired, or deceased CTA member (per IRS ruling)

• An active member of Student CTA (SCTA) In order to receive the scholarship, the active SCTA member must reside in California and maintain membership at the time of disbursement.

Deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019

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INDUSTRY HILLS ROTARY CLUB KEN & LILLIAN ROGGY SCHOLARSHIP

The Rotary Club of Industry Hills is inviting your seniors to apply for one of our scholarships.  Our major scholarships range from $1,000 to $1500 and the Interact Club Scholarships are each $300.

Requirements:  A scholarship recipient must a) be a graduating senior of a high school located within the boundaries of the Hacienda La Puente or Bassett Unified School Districts, b) enroll in a post-secondary institution, and c) take a full course load.

The criteria to be considered for awarding scholarships and loans are:

  1. Demonstrated high scholarship (a minimum of a 2.5 unweighted GPA)
  2. School and community activities demonstrating the Rotary concept of “SERVICE ABOVE SELF”  (Active participation in an Rotary Interact Club will be given considerable weight for the Ken and Lillian Roggy Scholarship, but is required to apply for the Interact Club Scholarship).
  3. Potential for success in college
  4. Application/s filled out completely

One set of the following (minimum of 4 pages) must be attached to all of the application/s:

  1. A copy of the current high school transcript
  2. Three letters of recommendation (One must be from a high school faculty member).

Applicants may be required to meet with the Rotary Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship and Loan recipients will be notified by April 15, 2019.

SEND THE COMPLETED APPLICATION/S WITH ATTACHMENTS TO:

Cartha Tennille, Ed.D.
Industry Hills Rotary Club
P.O. Box 3183
City of Industry, CA 91744

 

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The National Scholarship Award

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s 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. 

The Award is renewable each year – you simply have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria –

More Than a Scholarship! We have over 75 Partner Colleges in 15 states and Washington, D.C. that are committed to serving DREAMers and prepared to offer you the support services you need to help you successfully navigate your college life. Each of our Partner Colleges designates a Scholar Advisor to work with you and your fellow Scholars – individually and as a group. You will not be alone!

November 1, 2018 - Application Opens

February 28, 2019, 11:59 PM. PT - Application Closes

Late April 2019– TheDream.US Awardees Notified

 

Click here for more information

Unigo Scholarships

From tips on how to win college scholarships, to ACT/SAT prep, college admissions advice, how to find easy scholarships and other important financial aid information our articles cover it all. Dive in to find out all you need to know about deciding which college is right for you, and how to prepare for attending that college.

 

Visit UNIGO website for more information and to view various scholarship opportunities

 

2019 AJ Wang Foundation Mandarin Excellence Initiative Study Abroad Scholarship Program

The AJ Wang Foundation Mandarin Excellence Initiative Scholarship winners will participate in a study trip to Zuoying, Taiwan with an approved educational group in the summer, June 14 - 28, 2019 (approximate dates pending airline fare) with all expenses covered including international (may include domestic) flight tickets, other transportation, lodging and food in the school of summer program attendance in Taiwan, and program costs, etc. Teachers/Administrators will be chaperoning all students. The student and family are responsible for passport processing (no visa needed for Taiwan with US passport holders; non-US citizens are responsible in obtaining the necessary visa if applicable), and $200 to be paid by each participating student for administrative costs. Selection priority will be afforded to students from low income families.

PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW CAREFULLY.
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QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be high school students (9-11th Grades)
2. Must have been or are enrolled in Mandarin classes at school at the intermediate level or higher;
3. Both native and non-native Mandarin speakers are eligible to apply, and will be competing in separate groups to ensure fairness;
4. Must have parental permission to apply;
5. Must submit a complete application package in order to be considered.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:
The application package is comprised of TWO parts: an Application Form and a Presentation Video. Please fill in all fields as required. If the question is not applicable, please fill in N/A.

Please note that if you have already won the scholarship in 2018, you are not eligible.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
11:59 AM (by Noon), March 1, 2019

Click here or on logo to apply 

Scholastic Art & Writing Scholarships and Awards


Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7–12 from public, private, or home schools can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published. Beyond the Awards, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers produces a number of programs to support creative students and their educators, including the Art.Write.Now.Tour, the National Student Poets Program, the Scholastic Awards Summer Workshops and Scholastic Awards Summer Scholarships programs, the Golden Educators Residency, and much more.

 

Scholarships will open in mid-September so keep checking website or stop by the Media Center for more information

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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 date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.

 

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

  • Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 “B” or better)
  • Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to, or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemically-related science
  • Be planning a career in the chemical sciences

Applications open November 1st and deadline to apply is March 1st, 2019

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Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund

$50,000 in Scholarships available


10 - $5,000 Scholarships Available for High School Seniors and 1st Year College Students
Planning to Attend a University/College in the U.S. in the Fall of 2019
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

Royal Business Bank Scholarship

The 2019 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
$25,000 in Scholarship Awards Available


25 - $1,000 Scholarships Available for High School Seniors
Planning to Attend College as a Full-Time, Degree-Seeking Student in the Fall of 2019


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

2019 mega Bank Scholarship Awards

The 2019 Mega Bank Scholarship Program
$10,000 in Scholarship Awards Available


10 - $1,000 Scholarships Available for High School Seniors
Planning to Attend College as a Full-Time, Degree-Seeking Student in the Fall of 2019


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.


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

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

WACE, on behalf of the nine WACE Partner Institutions, is pleased to announce and sponsor its Seventeenth Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program. As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States, WACE will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total value of $4,200,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.

 

Partner Institutions include:

 

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY

www.clarkson.edu I 315-268-6400

Up to Ten $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

December 1, 2018 – Deadline date for Clarkson University Early Decision applicants 
January 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all other Clarkson University applicants

 

DREXEL UNIVERSITY

www.drexel.edu I 215-895-2400

Up to Thirty $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $30,000 per University criteria


November 15, 2018 - Deadline date for Drexel University Early Decision applicants 
February 1, 2019 - Deadline date for Drexel University Early Action and Regular Decision applicants

 

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

www.jwu.edu I 401-598-2345

Up to ten $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria


November 1, 2018 - Deadline date for Early Decision applicants 
December 15, 2018 - Deadline date for all other applicants

 

MERRIMACK COLLEGE

www.merrimack.edu I 978-837-5000

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per College criteria

November 15, 2018 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Early Action 1 and Early Decision applicants
January 15, 2019 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Early Action 2 applicants 
February 15, 2019 – Deadline for all Merrimack College Regular Decision applicants

 

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

www.rit.edu I 585-475-6631

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all Rochester Institute of Technology applicants

 

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK OSWEGO

www.oswego.edu I 315-312-2250

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

March 1, 2019 - Deadline date for all SUNY Oswego applicants

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

www.eng.utoledo.edu I 419-530-8040

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 per University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all The University of Toledo applicants

 

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

www.uc.edu I 513-556-2420

Up to Fifteen $6,000 merit co-op scholarships

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all University of Cincinnati applicants

 

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

www.wit.edu I 617-989-4000

Up to Thirty $6,000 merit co-op scholarships renewable for up to $24,000 to $30,000 per Program and University criteria

February 15, 2019 – Deadline date for all Wentworth Institute of Technology Regular Decision applicants

 

You must be applying to one of these colleges in order to qualify for the scholarships

Deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019

Download application or apply online by clicking here

FAFSA Information

FAFSA Applications for 2019-2020 year opens on October 1st, 2018

 

Click here to file for financial aid 

 

Priority filing for FAFSA has passed but you may still file for federal assistance however Federal Deadline: Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2019. Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 14, 2019.

 

Scholarships


Scholarships for Undocumented Students

There are a few private scholarships available for undocumented students. These do not require the student to be a US citizen or resident or have a social security number in order to apply. Information about such scholarships can be found in the FastWeb scholarship search. Other good resources include the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) (see especially the MALDEF List of Scholarships for Undocumented Students and the MALDEF Scholarships) and the Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund. Another good resource for students is Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino Students. This directory includes several scholarships that do not require US citizenship and are available to undocumented students. See also Ayuda Financiera del Estudiante en Español.

2019 C-Span Student Cam Competition

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation.

This year students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-6 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the new 2019 competition theme, "What does it mean to be American? Choose a constitutional right, national characteristic, or historic event and explain how it defines the American experience."

With cash prizes totaling $100,000, C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and over 50 teacher advisors.

 

Check site for information and eligibility

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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.

 

Eligibility:

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.

 

Please visit website for requirements and additional information

All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.

The contest deadline is January 18, 2019.

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