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Scholarships

 
  • MS/HS- Unigo Superpower Scholarship: Deadline: March 31, 2019

Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship

Have you ever wondered where you'd go if you could fly around downtown? Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world - to each his own. For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.

Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you've always wanted to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to know how you would use your super powers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day. Submit an online written response to the question, "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" (250 words or less)

Eligibility: Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Award: $2,500

  • HS Seniors- Great Minds in STEM  Scholarship: Deadline: April 1, 2019

Website: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/scholarships/scholarshipguidelines

Great Minds in STEM aim to inspire and motivate underserved students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and enable and leverage Hispanic STEM talent to play a leadership role. The GMiS merit-based scholarship applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities. Scholarship recipients will receive complimentary registration, lodging and travel to the 2019 GMiS Conference which will be held from September 25-29, 2019, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who: are pursuing or intend to pursue a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study; have an overall GPA of 3.0; are of Hispanic descent and/or significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the underserved community; are enrolled or intend to enroll at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

 

Award: $500- 10,000

 

  • HS Seniors- Pine Cone Foundation College Scholarship for Seniors: Deadline: April 1, 2019

Website: http://pineconefoundation.org/information/

 

Eligibility: Have a documented learning disabilities, be a graduating high school senior,

GPA of 2.5 or higher, enroll at a CA community college

 

Award:  Up to $3,500 for eligible students working towards associate, bachelor and

vocational degrees.

 

  • MS/HS- All About Education Scholarship: Deadline: April 30, 2019

Website:

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship

 

Submit an online written response to the question, "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (250 words or less)

Eligibility: Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Award: $3,000

 

  • HS- Undocumented Students Scholarships: Deadline: Now through December 2019

Check out this list of scholarships that does not require proof of U.S. citizenship or

legal permanent residency. The list was compiled by Immigrants Rising. Also from

Immigrants Rising is an Applying for Scholarships Flyer that provides tips and additional scholarship databases for undocumented students.

 

  • HS Seniors- Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship: Deadline: March 31, 2019

Website: https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/

In its 4th annual scholarship program, Bay Alarm Medical rewards students who devote their time to improving the lives of senior citizens.

Eligibility: Be involved in a community service effort/volunteer

opportunity where you work with the elderly or participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home; You must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2018-2019 school year.

Award: Up to $2,500

 

  • HS- Seniors-  National Society of High School Scholars Foundation: Deadline: April 1, 2019

Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/minority/african-american-scholars

hips/nshss-foundation-stem-scholarship/1003115

NSHSS Foundation STEM scholarships are created to help reduce

financial barriers for high school seniors interested in entering college to

pursue STEM majors--Science, Technology, Engineering, and

Mathematics. (See https://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/ for other

NSHSS scholarship offerings)

 

igibility:high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are

pursuing a degree in a variety of STEM disciplines

Award: $1,000

 

  • HS-Seniors- CLBC Scholarship Program: Deadline: April 8, 2019

Website: https://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/clbc-scholarship-program

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.  This program provides tuition assistance to enable students to fulfill their higher education goals.  Scholarship candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible.

 

To be eligible for selection, candidates must:

    • Complete the online CLBC Scholarship Application below
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Submit personal statement essay describing why  you should be selected
    • Two signed letters of recommendation dated within the last 90 days
      • Community member not related to you
      • School representative
    • Copy of the most recent transcript
 
  • HS- College Jumpstart Scholarship: Deadline: April 15, 2019

Website: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net

 

Eligibility: High school 10th-12th grader, college student or

non-traditional student, U.S. citizen or legal resident; Attend or plan to

attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the

U.S., Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your

family and/or community.

Award: $1,000

 

  • HS Seniors- Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Scholars Program: Deadline: April 30, 2109

Website: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-program

Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) scholarship recipients continue to pave the way for future generations of Hispanics and lead by example to empower our communities and enhance our nation’s professional technical workforce.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an undergraduate program during the upcoming academic year; Majoring in or planning to major in a STEM field; GPA  of 3.0 or higher; U.S. student

Award: $1,000 to $10,000 (109 recipients)

 

  • HS Seniors- Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund: Deadline: April 30, 2019

Website: https://www.shawncartersf.com/scholarship-fund/

Eligibility: Winners will be chosen based on the following criteria: leadership skills, community service, socio-economic factors, the quality of their essay, and other strengths they may possess. All Shawn Carter Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Shawn Carter Scholars Must be high school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools; US citizen or Permanent Resident; 25 years old or younger; Minimum 2.0 GPA

Award: Up to $2,500

 

  • HS Seniors- ACT Cares Community Scholarship: Deadline: May 15, 2019

Websites:https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/high-school-students/scholarships-for-high-school-seniors/act-cares-community-scholarship-program/1006513 or https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/actfoundation/

Eligibility: Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic

record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

 

Award: $1,000

  • HS- Seniors- California Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship Program: Deadline: June 1, 2019

Website: http://www.cllcf.org/scholarship-program

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.

To be eligible for selection, candidates must:

  • Be a full time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, OR
  • Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.

The following information must be submitted online for consideration:

  • Completed Application
  • Resume
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • School Transcript (Official or Unofficial)
  • College Acceptance Letter (if a High School Senior)
 
  • HS- College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Deadlines: Dates vary depending on scholarship (June 30, 2019 - February 29, 2020)

 

Website: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org

The College Board is investing $25 million in a new scholarship program that doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards student effort and initiative. Starting this December, class of 2020 students complete key steps along their path to college for a chance to earn scholarships ranging from $500-2000. If they complete all six steps they are eligible to earn a

$40,000 scholarship.