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2023 Scholarship Opportunities
Tesoro PTSA Senior Scholarship 2023
Titans, the Tesoro PTSA scholarship is available! March 1st is the last day to join the Tesoro PTSA to be eligible for the PTSA scholarship. Click HERE to join the Tesoro PTSA.
The Tesoro PTSA scholarship recognizes the achievements of students for volunteer service in the school and community, as well as for their academic and leadership accomplishments. Awards are to be used for continuing education at a four year college or university, a community college, or a trade/technical school.
Scholarship applications are due March 31st, 2023.
The application can be downloaded at the Tesoro Guidance webpage and the PTSA page on the Tesoro website.
Cabrillo Civic Club of California Scholarship
The Cabrillo club of California is an organization for Californians of Portuguese decent interested in the Portuguese culture, founded on the basis of honoring the memory of Joao Rodrigues Cabrillo, promoting the Portuguese culture, improving the surrounding community through civic involvement and providing financial assistance for Portuguese youth seeking a college education.
The Cabrillo clubs exist to meet the needs of close fellowship among its members of like ideals who are interested in the same end. We award $500.00 scholarships each year to deserving students of Portuguese Descent throughout the State of California. The deadline is March 15, 2023.
Capistrano Valley Republican Women Federated
The Capistrano Valley Republican Women Federated (CVRWF) is awarding three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the Capistrano Valley area for this school year.
We will be accepting applications beginning January 1, 2023. The scholarship acceptance deadline for this school year is April 15, 2023.
Winners will be announced once applications have been reviewed by the CVRWF Scholarship Committee.
– United States citizen
– High school senior attending public high school in Capistrano Unified or Saddleback Valley Unified School District
– Registered Republican voter (intend to register if not 18)
– Completed application
– Available for an interview with CVRWF Scholarship Committee
– Minimum GPA: 3.2
Completed Application Includes:
– Completed and signed 2023 Scholarship Application Form
– High school transcript (printout from AERIES portal)
– 500-700 word essay (detailed in application form)
– Letter of recommendation
Scholarship Acceptance Deadline: April 15, 2023
Email completed application to: email@example.com
Kimmy Duong Foundation Scholarship
With the substantial support from Mr. Uy Nguyen, CEO of Teletron, The Kimmy Duong
Foundation is happy to announce our new program The Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Scholarship Southern CA - School Year 2023 – 2024. The program is for undergraduate students enrolled in the following four institutions:
University of California LA (UCLA), Cal State Long Beach, University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Cal Poly Pomona.
Eligible students must be Vietnamese-American US Citizens or US permanent residents:
• Outstanding academic achievement,
• Strong leadership potential,
• A track record of service to the Vietnamese and American communities
• Pride in their Vietnamese culture and heritage,
• A passion to apply their academic background to create a better world, both in
America and in Vietnam and
• Accepting scholarships at the Scholarship Award Ceremony.
Students should apply through “TheKimmyDuongFoundation.org”. Only first 100 applications will be accepted. Scholarships will be awarded for the school year 2023-2024. Each undergraduate scholarship will be $3,000 annually (Diamond Prize), $2,000 annually (Gold Prize) or $1,000 annually (Silver Prize). The scholarship is renewable annually for up to 4 years, for students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree. For more details about qualifications and applications, please visit our web site: TheKimmyDuongFoundation.org
The Willow Tree Scholarship
The Wall Point of View Project 501(c)(3) would like to welcome your graduating seniors to apply for the Willow Tree Scholarship.
The Willow Tree Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Orange County, California who will enter their first year of post-secondary education at any two or four-year accredited institution in the United States by Fall semester 2023 or Winter quarter 2024.
Recipients are awarded a scholarship of $1,000 to be used toward their first year of college. Winners of the scholarship will be selected on their ability to write an essay expressing critical ideas that can generate a thoughtful connection with the reader.
Eligibility and Official Rules:
DUE DATE: APRIL 30, 2023, 11:59 PM PST
For your reference, prior years’ winning essays can be found on our website.
We look forward to your submission online HERE.
Foundation 649 - is a 501c3 that discovers and empowers young, talented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are actively elevating and serving their communities across the country.
2023 SCHOLARSHIP PROMPT
Describe how your community uniquely contributes to the broader AAPI experience.
The Foundation 649 Scholarship is a grant of $4,000 over the course of 4 years that can be applied to college tuition and expenses. To maintain eligibility each year, there will be a brief check-in and renewal process at the end of each school year.
The application consists of a questionnaire and a short essay (1000 word maximum). We want to hear your stories - we encourage creativity and originality (this should not be a rehash of your resume)! Alternate media will also be accepted in place of the essay if you choose (e.g. film, photography, etc.). If you are selected as a recipient, with your permission, we plan to share your submission with our audiences.
In addition, applicants should provide the FAFSA SAR (student aid report) that show their EFC (expected family contribution). If you are unable to provide this document, please provide substitute documentation and elaborate in the financial aid section.
Visit HERE to apply.
Edison Scholars - Each year, Edison International awards $40,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world.
Here’s the rundown of requirements:
The Elks Legacy is offering $4,000 in scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. Applications and information can be found at Elks Legacy Awards
Deadline to apply February 6, 2023
The Mission Viejo Activities Committee
The Mission Viejo Committee is pleased to announce they will award $3,000 in scholarships. Eligibility requirements include being a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, and have 25 hours of community service in Mission Viejo. The scholarships are based on volunteerism in the community, academic achievements, leadership skills, school participation, and the ability to succeed. Please visit Mission Viejo Activities Committee Scholarship
Pacific Coast Corvettes Club
Pacific Coast Corvette Club is offering a scholarship in the amount of $3,000 to an eligible senior entering community college, trade, or university pursing a S.T.E.A.M major (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.) Please visit www.pccvettes.org for the application and more information.
MLG's Annual "Never Stop Learning" High School Scholarship
At MLG, we believe that education is the cornerstone of success. In that regard, we want to help support high school seniors with their quest to better themselves and brighten their future. We are proud to partner with high schools throughout Orange County to provide assistance to select individuals who have demonstrated a curiosity for learning and a zest for life.
How to Apply:
OCCACCF - The Orange County Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce
Foundation is committed to supporting students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom, but may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. We believe that investing in these promising students results in sustained, positive change for the individual scholars as well as the broader community. To this end, we grant $200,000 in scholarship awards across 10 students of Chinese descent every year. More information on eligibility is listed below.
Foundation For Fraternal Excellence
The scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. The scholarship is awarded through the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Current or future membership in a fraternity is not required.
The Junior League of Orange County, CA
JLOCC is pleased to announce that we will again be seeking qualified applicants to compete for our annual Scholarships Awards. This year, up to $2,000 will be awarded to deserving students who are striving to pursue a college degree.
The Uzair Qureshi Memorial Fund
This is a foundation created in honor of the passing of Uzair in 2015 from cancer. Uzair attended SJHHS and had a passion to learn and swim. Due to this, the Qureshi Family created the foundation to continue his legacy and raise money for pediatric cancer research and to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors to help them accomplish their goals and dreams in furthering their education. We have been awarding scholarships at SJHHS for a few years and would like to award scholarships to students attending Tesoro as well. View flyer and more information on how to apply HERE.
CAA California Alarm Association
Every year, CAA offers approximately $35,000 in college scholarships to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel across California. Apply online today!
The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation
OCYSF is seeking qualified candidates for its Scholar-Athlete Achievement Awards for the 51st consecutive year. These $2,500 awards honor college-bound young men and women who will graduate from Orange County high schools in May/June, 2022. Fifteen (15) such scholarships were awarded in 2021. The criteria for evaluation and selection are:
Directions: This application is intended to be collaborative. In other words, the applicant may complete the form with support from teachers, counselors, coaches, or anyone else the applicant sees fit to support the application process. We look forward to reading your submission.
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 17, 2022
Required supporting documents include: Letter of recommendation and Transcripts.
Click HERE to apply.
Edwards Lifesciences Foundation
Our annual scholarship program is open and accepting applications from high school seniors, with a focus on increasing access to higher education and to promote careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Through this program, we will award 12 four-year scholarships of $2,500 per year ($10,000 in total) to high school seniors from Orange County, California or Salt Lake County, Utah or Puerto Rico who are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Assistance League of Capistrano Valley Scholarship Application
Scholarships up to $3,000 will be awarded to each recipient
PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship
Outstanding graduating high school seniors and college/vocational students are encouraged to apply for the scholarships offered through PFLAG South Orange County. Monetary awards of up to $2,500.00 are available to residents (or children of residents) of Orange County between the ages of 17-24 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer/questioning, and to straight allies who have directly supported LGBTQI youth and/or the LGBTQI community.
Laguna Niguel Republican Women Federated
The LNRWF is offering scholarships to qualified high school and undergraduate students who are registered or pre-registered to vote as Republican. High school students may pre-register at ocvote.com.
The finalists may be called to attend an in person interview with the committee.
A complete application must include the following:
Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) is a nonprofit, charitable organization with the mission to make a difference in the lives of others, one person at a time. We understand the challenges that students may face to gain access to higher education. At MADF, we want to help relieve some of the financial burden by offering scholarships to students who demonstrate a financial need and who are persistent in achieving their educational goals.
MADF believes that education is the greatest equalizer. We make a difference in education by providing scholarships. We also partner with schools, non-profits, churches, and other organizations by making financial contributions to their educational programs.
We are awarding up to 10 scholarships. The students selected by The MADF Scholarship Selection Committee will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship to apply towards college expenses. Previous scholarship awardees can apply annually up to a maximum of 4 years. Applications are due May 31, 2022.
Application link: MADF College Scholarship Application
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