SEA HAWK SCHOLARSHIP PORTFOLIO
Seniors - Scholarship Opportunities are available from our South Bay community and businesses.
To apply for these scholarships you will need to put together a Sea Hawk Scholarship Portfolio.
Questions? Come to the Nest and ask!
PORTFOLIO DUE DATE: FEBRUARY 20, 2019 AT 3PM! NO EXCEPTIONS
Be sure to pay for the $2 PORTFOLIO FOLDER at the ASB Finance Office.
Sign up for Scholarship Reminders
Text @RU19money to 81010
Check Sea Hawk Scholarship Locker for Portfolio instructions and forms.
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Free Online Scholarship Searches
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.
Application Deadline: February 24, 2019
Application Deadline: February 26, 2018
Scholarship Applications available at: www.ASIANPACIFICFUND.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS
Sons of Italy Western Foundation and
Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America - Grand Lodge of California
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
The Grand Lodge of California, Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors in the Class of 2019. Scholarships are available in the following categories:
- Academic Awards for high school seniors
- Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2019
- Athletic Award for high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field
The requirements for applying for a Scholarship or Student Grant with the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy, Grand Lodge of California is as follows:
- Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian decent
- Applicant MUST BE enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College for the fall of 2019.
2019 Engineers' Council Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 5, 2019
Click here to download application.
Graduating high school seniors accepted by a college or university for the Fall 2019 term into an academic program toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physical Science are eligible to apply for an Engineers’ Council $500 academic scholarship. The completed application, including required Student Statement and any other supporting documentation, must be submitted to the Nest by March 5, 2019.
Panhellenic Alumnae South Bay Association (Los Angeles)
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
The Panhellenic Alumnae South Bay Association is composed of delegates from each of the sixteen active sorority alumnae organizations in the area, representing more than 600 college and university educated women. Our members are engaged in successful careers and volunteer their time to public service in our community and support of major philanthropies. We have been awarding scholarships to outstanding female graduating seniors since 1967.
Scholarships shall be awarded annually to female graduates of high schools in the South Bay area who plan to attend a four-year institution where National Panhellenic Conference sororities (NPC) are established.
Qualifications: The applicant must be a resident of the South Bay. The applicant must meet the minimum scholarship requirement of a 3.5 grade point average, based on the 4.0 system. The applicant will be judged on the basis of academic excellence, character, participation in school and community/cultural activities, and financial need.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2019. Application must be postmarked and mailed by 3/31/19.
Scholarship Applications available at: www.southbayjacl.org.
Scholarships are open to all students of Japanese American ancestry residing in the South Bay JACL Chapter area and a member of the JACL.
Available scholarships for graduating high school seniors:
Kiichi Egashira Memorial Scholarship
Open to students planning to attend or attending a college or university pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and/or Mathematics.
Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship
Open to students planning to attend or attending a college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree or a graduate 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 attend or be enrolled in a college or university in pursuit of an Undergraduate/Graduate Degree majoring in the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship
Open to high school seniors only, who are planning to attend a college or university pursuing a bachelors degree in any field of study.
Completed applications must be postmark and mailed to South Bay JACL by March 31, 2019.
Send Application to: South Bay JACL, Attn: Scholarship, P.O. Box 4135, Torrance, CA 90510
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.
Italian Catholic Federation
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
Scholarship Application available at: www.ICF.org/scholarships/
Since 1964, the Italian Catholic Federation has awarded over $2,000,000.00 in scholarships to more than 6,000 high school students, of the Catholic faith, attending college. Each spring, the Italian Catholic Federation receives nearly 400 applications for its yearly scholarship awards. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois.
To apply, students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet one of the following:
1. Are 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; or
2. Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”
First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 17, 2019
Rolling Hills/Palos Verdes Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is offering scholarships to graduating females and male seniors of African American ancestry. The scholarship will be awarded to selected high achieving students who will be graduating from high school by June of this academic year.
Please submit application to:
Rolling Hills/Palos Verdes Alumnae ChapterAttn: Scholarship Committee Post Office Box 3153 Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274-9998 or RHPVACDST@Yahoo.com
For additional questions, please email Valerie Fleming Goings, Scholarship Chairperson at RHPVACDST@yahoo.com
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 30, 2019
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program awards college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors who have demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation. Fifty-eight college scholarships are awarded each year.
Applicants must be:
- A childhood cancer survivor under the age of 25 and diagnosed before the age of 18 with cancer or a high grade or anaplastic
- A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending school in the U.S.
- Accepted into a post-secondary school in the Fall 2019
Beach Cities Masonic Lodge
E.F. Dinty Mohr College Scholarship Fund
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Click here to download Scholarship Application
The Beach Cities Masonic Lodge is proud to offer the E.F. Dinty Mohr College Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors that will be attending an accredited two (2) year or four (4) year institution of higher learning such as a college or vocational school as a full-time undergraduate freshman. Annual awards are $1,000 per year. Most awards may be renewed but not guaranteed for 3 years based upon the student's re-application with evidence of satisfactory academic progress. While not required, some preference is given to applicants with Masonic relationship and/or Masonic Youth Group membership.
All scholarship applications must be post marked or delivered to the Lodge mailbox on or prior to April 1st.
Seniors - If you plan to attend Santa Monica College in Fall 2019, you may be a good candidate to apply for the Santa Monica College High School Seniors Scholarship.
Application Deadline is April 5, 2019. Log into your Corsair Connect account to apply.
APPLYING FOR A SMC HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP:
• STEP 1: Log into Corsair Connect
• STEP 2: Validate your SMC email account by clicking the Gmail icon on Corsair Connect homepage
• STEP 3: Click the “Do You Want to Apply for a Scholarship?” link on Corsair Connect
• STEP 4: Click the blue link to Go to the SMC Foundation Scholarship Application
• STEP 5: Click the white “Sign Up” tab to the right
• STEP 6: Using your SMC Email Address, create a password so that you can enter the system
• STEP 7: A confirmation email will be sent to you, then you are welcomed to log in and apply!
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Download Scholarship Application Here
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.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Scholarship Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Download Scholarship Application Here
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.