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


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)

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




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



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


  • Undergrad/Grad- Lazante/Take Off Higher Education Travel Award Program; Deadline: April 30, 2109



Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a college/university at least 200

miles from their permanent home; must be in good academic standing as determined by his or her college/university; must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; must be 18 years old or older at time of application; Recipient must be a legal U.S. resident.


Award: Recipients may be awarded 1-4 roundtrip e-pass(es) for the

student to use when traveling to/from the college/university. The complimentary e-pass(es) can be used for travel to any of the Southwest Airlines destinations in the continental United States (void Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law) as listed on


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



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- Genita Evangelista Johnson Endowed Scholarship: Deadline: May 20, 2019

Established in 2018, this need-based Scholarship provides a $2,500

award to one (1) female African American high school Senior in Los Angeles County, CA who has been accepted into a four-year, accredited US college or university and plans to pursue a pre-medical major or course of study. Access more information and how to apply here.


Eligibility: Applicants must be: African American; Female;  Enrolled as a Senior in high school (i.e., grade 12) in the 2018-2019 academic year; Currently residing in Los Angeles County, CA; Accepted into an accredited US four-year college or university;  Pursuing a pre-medical major or course of study


Award: $2,500


  • HS- College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Deadlines: Dates vary depending on scholarship (June 30, 2019 - February 29, 2020)



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.

  • HS Seniors- Ron Glass Memorial Scholarship Fund: Deadline: Rolling- submissions will be reviewed in the spring.


For questions or comments, call Naomi at (323) 756-7203, or email


Ron Glass was a member of the Wooten Center board of directors for

24 years, from 1993 to 2016. He served until his passing at age 71 from respiratory failure. While chairman of the board for 12 years from 1993 to 2005, Ron helped guide their efforts purchasing buildings, establishing annual dinner and golf fundraisers, and encouraging SAT and other college-prep activities continued today under MyCollegeTrek. Their board voted to establish this scholarship in honor of Ron's passion for seeing young people go to college.


Eligibility: High School Seniors and undergraduate students


Award: Based on student need. Scholarships will be distributed to student’s college in the fall. The college will post the award to student’s account and add to their disbursement schedule.


  • HS Seniors- AMS Minority Scholarships: Deadline: February 20, 2020


The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. The two-year scholarship is distributed once per year during freshman and sophomore years (second-year funding depends on successful completion of the first academic year).

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall. To be eligible, students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible.

Award: The $6,000 two-year scholarship is for $3000 per year during freshman and sophomore years (second-year funding depends on successful completion of the first academic year).