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Senior Scholarship Opportunities

 
 
Free Online Scholarship Searches
 
 
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Sea Hawk Scholarship Portfolio
 
Class of 2021!  Each year our generous South Bay Community Businesses and Leaders award scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend a community college or 4-year university next fall.  Monetary awards range from $250 to over a thousand dollars.  Scholarship criteria may include (but not limited to) any of the following:  financial need, completion of volunteer work, intended major (such as engineering, art, business), excellent academic performance, and special talents.
 
To qualify for these scholarship opportunities, a scholarship portfolio about yourself will be reviewed by members of various scholarship committees.
 
To learn more about the 50+ community scholarships and how to put together a Sea Hawk Scholarship Portfolio, please attend one of the workshops hosted by the Nest on February 11 at 1pm or February 12 at 11:30am.
 
Sign-ups for the workshop will be posted the first week in February.
 
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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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apply - Jackie Robinson Foundation
 
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  February 1, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students.  The Jackie Robinson Foundation prides itself on its diverse pool of Scholars; and uses the U.S. Census Bureau definition of minority. If you feel that you are part of a minority group, we encourage you to apply.
 
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Building Membership and Marketing PTA | California State PTA
 
 
 
California State PTA
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  February 1, 2021
Click here to apply.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California State PTA has two scholarships to help you achieve your college dreams and your life goals.

 

  • $500 Volunteer Service Scholarship — This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors for their volunteer service in schools and communities, allowing them to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Applicants must be current PTSA graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year.
 
  • $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship – Honoring the volunteer and public-service legacy of Dr. Ralph E. White and his wife, Eleanor, this additional scholarship provides $500 each to two successful applicants of the Volunteer Service Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
 

Applications, reference forms and all supporting documents must be received in the California State PTA office by February 1.   All applicants are notified of their status in March. Scholarship winners receive a letter of congratulations and recognition certificate from California State PTA along with a check.

 

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Amazon Launches Childhood-to-Career Program “Amazon Future Engineer” to  Inspire and Empower Underprivileged Youth to Build Careers in Computer  Science | Business Wire
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  February 18, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed a computer science course and plan to continue their education by attaining a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer science related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or university. Recipients of the award receive $10,000 at an accredited four-year college or university as well as a paid summer internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college.
 
Applicants to the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program must be:
 - Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
 - Be high school seniors who are currently enrolled in or who have completed:  AP Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, or a Comp Sci course through a college dual enrollment program
 - Be planning to attain a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer science related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or from a 2-year college with the intent to transfer to a 4-year college.
 - Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
 
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LAMCF
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  February 28, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
The 2021 LAMCF Scholarship program for graduating high school seniors who are dependents of an Armed Forces member or Department of Defense civilian is accepting applications.
 
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicant must:
1) be a graduating high school senior in 2021
2) be a full-time student at an accredited post-secondary school (e.g., college, university, vocational, or technical
school) in the summer or fall of 2021
3) be a dependent child of one of the following:
    a) United States Armed Forces member (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) on active
duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, missing-in-action, or deceased while on active duty status
    b) current or retired Department of Defense (DoD) civilian
4) reside and attend high school in the Los Angeles (LA) area. The LA area includes Los Angeles, Orange, San
Bernardino, Riverside, and Ventura counties
5) not be accepting service academy appointments, full ROTC, or full post-secondary school scholarships
 
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Our Client - Nextina Inc
 
 
Hope Scholarship Foundation
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  February 28, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
Every New Beginning Starts with Hope
Bank of Hope recently announced that the Hope Scholarship Foundation application period is now open for the 2021-2022 academic year. As a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting education, Hope Scholarship Foundation is funding $150,000 in scholarships to select college-bound high school students graduating in the current year. Hope Scholarship will be awarded to a total of 60 students in the amount of $2,500 each. As an affiliated organization, the Hope Scholarship Foundation seeks to provide educational resources to bright future leaders in support of Bank of Hope’s mission statement to foster growth in its communities as Bankers, Experts and Neighbors.
 
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APF
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ACS Scholars Program - American Chemical Society
 
 
 
 
American Chemical Society Scholars Program
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  March 1, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
 
The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.
 
 
 
 
 
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About The Sons of Italy | Sons of Italy Blog

 

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship Programs

Scholarship Application Deadline:  March 1, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
 
 
 

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship Programs

The Grand Lodge of California, Order Sons of Italy in America, announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors in the Class of 2021.

 

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 2021

 

Requirements
The requirements for applying for a Scholarship or Student Grant with the Order Sons 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 2021
 
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church | Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) | Oakland,  CA
 
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship
 
Scholarship Application Deadline:  March 15, 2021
Click here to apply.
 
 
 
 
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.

 
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Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California
 
 
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship Opportunity
 
Scholarship Deadline:  March 15, 2021
Click here to apply.

 
 
 
 
Applicant Criteria: Portuguese descent, 3.50 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activities

Mail application with transcript and three letters of recommendation by March 15, 2021 (postmarked)

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Lodge Officers | beachcitieslodge753
 
Beach Cities Lodge #753
$1000 Scholarship Opportunity
 
Scholarship Deadline:  April 1, 2021 (postmarked or delivered to Lodge mailbox)
Click here to download application.
 
 
The Beach Cities Masonic Lodge is proud to offer the E.F. Dinty Mohr College Scholarship Fund (EFDM).  EFDM 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.
 
Scholarship application and supporting documents are to be mailed to:
Beach Cities Lodge #753
1535 Artesia Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
 
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IMAGES AND LOGOS | CSEA
 
 
California School Employees Association
Chapter 57
Class of 2021 Scholarship Opportunity
 
 
 
Scholarship Deadline:  April 1, 2021
Click here to download application.
 
The CSEA Chapter 57 will award three $750 scholarships 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.
 
Application and all required documents are to be emailed to Mrs. Clausen at MClausen@rbusd.org by April 1st.
 
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