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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.
Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship Fund
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2019 (postmarked)
Sigma Pi Alpha is a Chicana/Latina based sorority that was founded in 1996 at the University of
California, Berkeley. We are a sorority that emphasizes campus involvement, community service and
sisterhood. Within these three components, we stress academics, the promotion of higher education, and
the enhancement of our Chicana/Latina heritage. Our Greek letters were selected by our founding
mothers to symbolize our Chicana/Latina heritage by spelling (ELLA), meaning she/her in the Spanish
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
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The South Bay Republican Women Federated will be awarding 3 scholarships to local graduating high school seniors who demonstrate strong academics, participation in extracurricular activities, and commitment to the Republican Party.
Recipient must be a registered Republican voter, or if underage, at least one of the parents must be a registered Republican. Community Involvement is important. Each recipient will be awarded $500.00.
An essay of 100 words or more on “What the U.S. Constitution Means to Me”, application, letters of recommendation, etc., must be mailed and postmarked by April 15, 2019.
Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53
24th Annual Scholarship Essay Program for Graduating H.S. Seniors
Entry Deadline: April 17, 2019 @11:50pm
Click here to download information flyer.
Students must report on a Vietnam Era Veteran: Veteran served in the U.S. armed forces on active duty (other than for training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975 or in any duty location between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975. (NOTE: Verification of veteran's military service may be required.)
Student must submit an essay of at least 500 but not more than 1,000 words containing:
1. a brief biography of the veteran including the veteran’s Branch of Service, Military Unit, and dates of active military service, AND
2. covering ONE of the following topics:
What the Vietnam War meant to the veteran.
What the Vietnam War meant to the veteran’s family.
What the Vietnam War means to the student.
How the Vietnam War relates to America's history.
How current events impact the student’s views about Vietnam Veterans.
How the Vietnam War experience affects current events today.
Student must include, separate from the essay, a short biography highlighting school and community involve-ment, and scholastic achievements and goals.
Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 will award scholarships of $1,000 to selected college- or technical-school-bound South Bay area high school seniors.
Skechers Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 18, 2019 or first 300 applications submitted, whichever occurs first
SKECHERS Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the SKECHERS Foundation Scholarship must:
- Be high school seniors in good standing with their current high school.
- Be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school or nursing school in the upcoming academic year.
- a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) at the end of their junior year of high school.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
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Download Application Instructions Here
Objective of the Scholarship
The objective is to encourage high school students to pursue a career in aerospace STEM fields. The scholarship will help pay for textbooks and tuition.
The Dr. James Wertz Scholarship for Aerospace Ingenuity, Collaboration and Achievement will provide awards to contribute to tuition and books for high-school students who have these characteristics and have articulately conveyed them to the
Scholarship Selection Committee through an essay on a specified STEM subject, scholastic achievement, letter(s) of recommendation, and relevant extracurricular activities.
Dr. James Wertz is the former AIAA LA-LV Section Chair and current President of Microcosm, Inc. The Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section Scholarship is named for Dr. Wertz in recognition of his positive impact on the local aerospace community for over 35
Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, Inc.
Application due date: April 26, 2019
The Armenian Relief Society's Arax Chapter, in the South Bay, is sponsoring $500 academic merit scholarship to be presented to a high school senior of Armenian descent.
Eligibility requirements include: Min GPA 3.5, active in school and community, and planning to attend college.
Scholarship application and required documents must be mailed and postmarked by April 26, 2019 to:
Azniv Goenjian, 1803 Pedro Place, Pals Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Click here to download scholarship application.
Society of Women Engineers
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2017, SWE disbursed approximately 238 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $830,000.
Scholarships are typically awarded in July for incoming college freshmen students for use during the following academic year.
Female High School Seniors: On the online scholarship application, please be sure to select "Freshman Application". The application window is from March 1, 2019 to May 1, 2019.
Redondo Beach Teachers Association
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 3, 2019
1. Graduating senior whose parent is a member of the Redondo Beach Teachers Association.
2. Must be enrolled in a continuing education program (college, university, vocational or trade school). Scholarship will be sent to student upon verification of enrollment.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by the beginning of June. Winners will receive funds upon receipt of school enrollment verification to the RBTA office. Scholarship funds must be requested by the recipient within one year of graduation.
Optimist Club of Playa Vista
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 25, 2019
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Our mission is to assist young, motivated students in their quest to obtain a higher education by awarding one student with a one-time scholarship award of $500. This scholarship is open to High School Seniors who have been accepted by a college or educational institution.
- Transcript copy with a minimum GPA of 2.80.
- Two letters of recommendation from either teachers or administrators.
- Name and address of the college you will be attending, included a copy of your letter of acceptance.
- A complete list of the volunteer service that you have done and when.
- A short essay (200-400 words) telling why you deserve/need this scholarship and how it will help you achieve your educational goals.
Form must be submitted by no later than May 25, 2019 in order to be considered. Form can be mailed to address on the application form or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Contact Harriet Buchbinder at 954-328-8454.