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Senior Scholarship Opportunities

 
SEA HAWK SCHOLARSHIP PORTFOLIO
Seniors - Interested in learning about community scholarship opportunities?
 
Come to the Nest on February 7 or February 8 at lunch for a brief presentation about the
Sea Hawk Scholarship Portfolio and how to apply for local scholarships.
 
There's a scholarship opportunity for everyone who plans to attend
a 4-year or 2-year college/university.
 
More information will be provided on Remind.  Stay tuned!
 
 
 
 
 
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Independent Scholarships
Does not require the Sea Hawk Scholarship Portfolio.
 
Independent scholarship information is available at the listed websites and from the Nest. 
You will be responsible for submitting all required documents by the application due date. 
Please read each scholarship description carefully.
 
CHECK OUT NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
LISTED BELOW.
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11th Grade Planning – School and College Counseling – Redondo ...
 
 
 
              SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
                 FOR SENIORS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sandpipers
 
Sandpipers Scholarship Opportunity
Application Deadline :  February 2, 2023 at 5pm
Click here to apply.
 
 
Sandpipers has provided financial assistance to college-bound students since 1941 and is the oldest continuing aid program in the South Bay. Supporting more than 50 students per year, the program is unique in funding our qualified recipients throughout the four continuous years of their undergraduate studies.
 
Any high school senior student meeting all eligibility requirements below is eligible to apply for a Sandpipers Scholarship.
• U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen (as defined by the U.S. Department of Education);
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
• Permanent resident of the South Bay area of Southern California (roughly bounded by the 105 and 110 freeways);
• Students residing outside the South Bay area are eligible if they attend a high school in the defined South Bay area; and 
• Demonstrate a financial need. Sandpipers Scholarships are awarded to students in need of financial aid; therefore, financial information about your family is required to determine your specific needs.
 
• Note: children and grandchildren of Sandpipers members are not eligible.
 
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Italy
 
 
Sons of Italy Western Foundation
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2023
Click here to apply.
 
 
 
The Sons of Italy Western Foundation announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors from the Class of 2023.
 
Scholarships are available in the following categories:
  • Academic Awards for graduating high school seniors
  • Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for graduating high school seniors for the summer of 2023
  • Athletic Award for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field.

Requirements
  • Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian decent
  • Applicant MUST BE enrolled in an accredited College, University or Community College in the Fall of 2023
 
 
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EC
 
 
The Engineer's Council Scholarship
Application Deadline to the Nest:  March 3, 2023
Click here to download application.
 
 
 
 
 
Graduating high school seniors accepted by a college or university for the Fall 2023 term into an academic program toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physical Science, are eligible to apply for an Engineer's Council $500 academic scholarship.

The completed application, including a one-page Student Statement and any other supporting documentation, must be submitted to the Nest by March 3, 2023 before 3pm.
 
 
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RBPF
 
 
Redondo Beach Police Foundation Scholarship
Application due to the Nest:  March 24, 2023
Click here to apply.
 
 
The Redondo Beach Police Foundation, in partnership with the Redondo Beach Police Department, wishes to highlight the efforts and ideas of students in our community that exemplify the Police Department's Vision:  "We Are the Community, Leading the Way in Law Enforcement."
 
The Foundation plans to award a scholarship, for college/university expenses, of $2500.  The award will be made to eligible students who demonstrate a solid awareness and understanding of the Police Department's Vision Statement in their application.
 
Scholarship application package must be submitted to the Nest by 3pm on Friday, March 24, 2023.
 
 
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CSEA
CSEA Chapter 57
Application Deadline to the Nest:  March 24, 2023
Click here to download application.
 
 
 
 
 
The CSEA Chapter 57 scholarship opportunity is available for high school seniors whose parent or grandparent is a classified employee of the Redondo Beach Unified School District, and who is a current member of CSEA Chapter 57 in good standing.  Students planning on attending trade schools, business schools and two or four-year colleges/universities are encouraged to apply.
 
The following criteria must be met in order to be considered for this scholarship:
1.    A grade point average of 2.5 or above for seven semesters.
2.    Satisfactory Citizenship
3.    Community, school or church service for the past year.  
4.    One page double-spaced statement describing your educational plans and expected use of the scholarship funds.
 
 
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ICF
 
 
Italian Catholic Federation
Application Deadline:  April 1, 2023
Click here to apply.
 
To apply, students must achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 (including 1st semester senior year grades) and meet one of the following:
 
1) Student is Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established
 
2) Student is Roman Catholic and has a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent who is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”
 
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JACL
 
 
Application Deadline:  April 1, 2023
Click here to download application
 
 
 
 
Scholarships are open to all students of Japanese American ancestry residing in the South Bay JACL Chapter area and a member of the JACL.  Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend a college or university in Fall 2023.
 
Fill out ONE application for the following scholarship opportunities:
 
Kiichi Egashira Memorial Scholarship - Open to students pursuing a degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and/or Mathematics.
Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship - Open to students pursuing a degree in any field of study relating to biological sciences, foreign and/or ancient language or business.
The Ernest K. Tsujimoto Memorial Scholarship - The Tsujimoto Family will award a memorial scholarship to a student planning to major in the STEM fields.
Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship - Open to high school seniors only, who are  pursuing a bachelors degree in any field of study.
 
All materials must be submitted no later than: April 1, 2023.  Send the completed application to: [email protected]
 
 
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