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SWENext Global Innovator Award (Grade 12)

Who should apply: Girls in grades 12 (2019/20 school year) who do STEM, plan on becoming an engineer and are doing something to promote STEM to girls.

Deadline: Sept 23, 2019

 

SWENext Community Award (Grades 9-11)

Who should apply: Girls in grades 9-11 (2019/20 school year) who do STEM, plan on becoming an engineer and are doing something to promote STEM to girls.

Deadline: Sept 23, 2019

 

Golden Door Scholarship

Who should apply: Seniors graduating in 2020 with strong academic records.

Applicants must have DACA, TPS or certify that you meet the following immigration eligibility criteria:

  • Came to the United States before the age of 16
  • Have continuously resided in the United States since November 1, 2014 up to the present time and have had no lawful status
  • Are currently in high school or have graduated from a United States high school or obtained a general education development (GED) certificate from a United States Program; and
  • Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors in the categories which would have disqualified you for DACA and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety 
Deadline: Sept 30, 2019

 

SWENext High School Leadership Academy (SHLA)

Who Should apply: Girls in grades 9-12 (2019/20 school year) who do STEM and are considering a career in engineering.

Deadline: Oct 14, 2019

 

Miss Placentia & Yorba Linda Scholarship Program

Who Should apply: Girls in grade 12 (2019/20 school year) who are self-motivated, organized, involved in community service and performing arts.

Deadline: Oct 15, 2019 - your counselor MUST recommend you. See her if you're interested.

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Who Should apply: Seniors who are graduating in June 2020 who demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and are US citizens.

Deadline: Oct 25, 2019

 

Invent it. Build it. High School Girls Program (IIBI)

Who Should apply: Girls in grades 9-12 (2019/20 school year) who want to learn more about engineering.

Deadline: Nov 2, 2019

 

Parent/Educator Program (PEP)

Who Should apply: All adult advocates interested in encouraging a girl to go into engineering.

Deadline: Nov 2, 2019

 

Fullerton Elks Lodge No. 1993 "Most Valuable Student" Scholarship

Who Should apply: Any college bound senior graduating in 2020. You do not have to be related to an Elk member to qualify. Judging based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Must be a US citizen.

Deadline: Nov 5, 2019

 

NROTC Scholarship

Who Should apply: Students applying to any university which participates in the NROTC Scholarship program. No military service required.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
 

The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Did binge-re-watching "The Walking Dead" get you thinking about what you’d do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan — and quick!

Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.

Applicants must:

  • 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
  • Submit an online written response to the question: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

 

Teen Family History Contest

Who Should apply: Open to all high school students in the PYLUSD attendance area (public, private, and home-schooled).

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

 

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Who Should apply: High school seniors who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of the Partner Institutions
listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.

Deadline: Feb 15, 2020 * Please note alternate deadline exceptions for each institution on Scholarship Partner Institutions page of this site

 

The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2020. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. We may ask finalists for more information. Scholarship winners are contacted by e-mail or telephone. Please click here to download a PDF of the application.

Send application and attachments to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information call (410) 366-8343 or email vrg@vrg.org.

Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020

 

Yorba Linda Senior Citizens Club Academic Scholarship

Who Should apply: Any PYLUSD senior graduating in 2020 with a minimum GPA of 3.0. You must be enrolled at a college, community college, or university for the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline: March 30, 2020

 

All About Education Scholarship 

It's often been said that "education is the key to success." What doors could your educational "key" open? It's not cheap to get a college degree, and many college-bound students see a shut door for education. We're here to help open it again.

School can get expensive, so we want to know how winning a $3,000 All About Education Scholarship could help make a difference in your life. Will it ease the burden of student loans? Will it offer you the opportunity to pursue a dream? Will it help you inspire others to work towards their own goals?

Education can truly change a person's life - and this scholarship just might be that first step. Let us know why winning a scholarship for education matters to you.

Applicants must:

  • 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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

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)

The All About Education Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around July 30, 2020

Deadline: Apr 30, 2020

 

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