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Valley View High School
 

 Updated as of February 4, 2020

 

*NOTE* Most applications are available online.  If not, please check the College and Career Center for a paper application.

If letters of recommendation are required, please contact your potential recommender well in advance of deadlines to allow sufficient time for processing within busy schedules.

Any transcripts needed must be ordered through www.parchment.com.  Allow 5-7 days processing.

 

Deadline

Scholarship

Amount

Eligibility

Grade

Additional Info

02/10/20

ExploreVision Student Awards

$10,000

·         40 awards.

·         All entrants must be United States citizens or legal residents, living within the United States, U.S. Territories and enrolled full-time in a public, private or home school.

·         Students must be no older than 21 years of age.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9625/exploravision_awards_scholarship.php

02/15/20

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

$500 to $5,000 (awards based on merit)

·         Must be of Hispanic heritage.

·         Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students.

·         Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students.

·         Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US. For the 2020-2021 academic year.

·         US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).

·         Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable).

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https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

02/17/20

Women’s Cyber Security Scholarships

$6,000

·         10 awards.

·         Be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.

·         Be a senior in high school with a GPA of at least 2.2 on a 4.0 scale.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13483

02/20/20

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships

$10,000

·         3 awards.

·         Be senior in high school in the United States.

·         Have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9544/vegetarian_resource_group_scholarships_scholarship.php

02/20/20

Gordon A. Rich memorial Scholarship

$50,000

·         7 awards.

·         Be graduating high school seniors who plans to enroll as a full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college/university in the United States.

·         Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13614/gordon_a_rich_memorial_scholarship.scholarship.php

03/01/20

CSEA Dependent Scholarship

$1,000

CSEA offers $1,000 scholarships to dependents (children and/or spouses) of CSEA members. Application must be submitted online along with all required documentation by March 1st.

 

https://csea.com/scholarships

03/01/20

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

$5,000

·         350 awards.

·         Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior.

·         Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9137/american_chemical_society_scholars_program_scholarship.php

03/06/20

Moreno Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program

Unknown

·         Transcripts indicating a GPA of 2.0 or better.

·         A letter of recommendation from faculty/staff.

·         Proof of acceptance to a two-year community college, a four-year college or university or a formal trade schools.

·         Certification of 10 hours of community service, such as tutoring, food drives, service clubs, volunteer work at a church or senior center. Applicants may include projects planned for completion by June 5, 2020.

·         200-500-word essay, typed with correct grammar and name at the top of the page addressing this prompt: What advice would you give to an incoming freshman? Include examples from you high school experiences that inspired you or caused you worry.

 

The typed application, copy of transcript, faculty/staff recommendation, and verification of acceptance to an institute of higher education, essay, and certification of community service hours must be submitted by email no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

 

Friday, March 6, 2020

 

To

 

lvilla@mvusd.net

 

03/10/20

ECLIPSE Scholarship Application

$1,000

·         Must be of African-American/Black decent

·         Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.

·         Submit ECLIPSE Application.

·         Submit an essay (1-2 pages). Essay should discuss personal background, college and career goals, include a challenge you have faced or overcome, and why you deserve the scholarship.

·         Submit a faculty letter of recommendation discussing character, motivation, intellect, and leadership.

·         Submit a letter of acceptance to a 3 year college or university.

12

https://eclipse-inc.org/scholarship-application

 

 

 

The application and essay, faculty/staff recommendation, and proof of acceptance must be submitted by March 10, 2020 to:

 

ECLIPSE, INC.

Attn: Ms. Lynn Wirt

20889 E. Apache Way

Walnut, CA  91789

03/15/20

Italian Catholic Federation

$400

1st year

The Italian Catholic Federation (I.C.F.) is a national Roman Catholic Fraternal Organization composed of persons of Italian ancestry (including their non-Italian spouses) who are of the Roman Catholic Faith.

 

·         Total GPA (3 ½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements in either #1 or #2:

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.

2)     If either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established – membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for #2.

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Interested student visit the Web site at www.icf.org to download the application.

03/15/20

State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California, Inc.

$500

·         Fully complete application.

·         Must be of Portuguese descent and be a USA citizen or permanent resident.

·         Must have maintained a minimum 3.50 Total Weighted Grade Point Average for Grades 9-12 and be graduating Senior of a California high school (an official High School transcript must accompany the application).

·         Meets all entrance requirements of the accredited community college, college, trade school or university the applicant plans to attend.

·         Must have participated in at least three (3) extra-curricular activities while in high school.

·         Must present three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals who will vouch for the applicant’s academic standing, character and personality.

·         Must complete the Application for an Undergraduate Scholarship, including the essay.

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Applications available at:

 

 

Mail all materials to the following address and postmarked by the deadline March 15, 2020:

 

Breck Austin

State Scholarship Chairperson

472 Paradise View Drive

Vista, CA 92083

03/29/20

YDI Scholarship

$1,000

·         1 award.

·         Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.

·         Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13862/ydi_scholarship_scholarship.php

03/01/20

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

$500

·         1 award.

·         Between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2020.

·         Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

·         Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarship_scholarship.php

03/31/20

Riverside Sheriffs’ Association Student Scholarship Program

$1,000 or $2,500

·         Dependent children of an active regular or affiliate member of the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association.

·         High School senior, graduate or undergraduate who plan to enroll or who is currently enrolled in full-time. Undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational-technical, or trade school in the United States for the entire academic year.

·         Citizen of the United States.

·         Resident of Riverside County, California.

 

Eight awards will be granted each year, provided there are qualified applicants.

 

Recipients selected for the named awards will receive an award of $2,500 if attending an accredited four-year college or university to obtain a bachelor degree or $1,000 if attending an accredited two-year college, vocational-technical, or trade school in the United States for the entire academic year.

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Applications available at:

 

https://www.rcdsa.org.com/

 

 

Mail all materials to the following address and postmarked by the deadline March 31, 2020:

 

Riverside Sheriffs’ Association Student Scholarship Program

Scholarship America

One Scholarship Way

Saint Perter, MN 56082

03/31/20

SP Scholarship

$10,000

·         10 awards.

·         Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2020.

·         Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13400/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php

03/31/20

GenM Scholarship

$5,000

·         4 awards.

·         Currently be in high school, college, or university.

·         Be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16080/genm_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php

04/01/20

HE Parts Express Scholarships

$500

·         1 award.

·         Currently be in high school, college, or university.

·         Be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/student_jobs.php

04/01/20

Rosemary Clayton Scholarship

$1,000

·         High school female senior.

·         Demonstrate some level of community service.

·         Commitment to succeed by pursuing education at an accredited college or university, community college, or trade/technical school.

·         Attend a high school located in Moreno Valley.

 

Provide an essay of 1,000 words (maximum) which addresses the following:

 

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls. Identify an issue in society that primarily impacts girls and describes what you believe service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley could be doing to have a positive effect on the issue or problem. Please include information regarding your own community involvement.

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Applications available at:

 

simorenovalley@soroptimist.net

 

 

Mail all materials to the following address and postmarked by the deadline April 1, 2020:

 

Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley

P.O. Box 906

Moreno Valley, CA 92556

 

Scholarship application packet must be received on or before April 1. Only completed applications received (not postmarked) by that date will qualify. Finalists invited to interview.

04/15/20

Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship

$10,000

·         1 award.

·         Be a High School senior with a GPA of at least 3.0 and have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10956/scott_and_kim_verplank_foundation_scholarship_scholarship.php

04/30/20

Review It Scholarship

$1,000

·         1 award.

·         Be attending college or university no later than September of 2020.

·         Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and plan on attending a school in the United States.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13677/review_it_scholarship_scholarship.php

06/30/20

Riverside County Office of Education Foundation Scholarship

 

Sponsored by RCOE Foundation

Varies

·         High School seniors graduating in June 2020 from Lake Elsinore USD, San Jacinto USD, Moreno Valley USD, Beaumont USD, and Jurupa USD.

·         Students going to a 2-year or 4-year college.

·         Students majoring in Humanities, Arts, Literature, management, or Social Science subjects.

·         Students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

·         Students that have completed their free application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA).

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https://www.rcoe.us/foundation/scholarship-programs/

06/30/20

Riverside County Office of Education Foundation Scholarship

 

STEM Scholar Program Scholarship

 

Sponsored by Edison International

 

Varies

·         High School seniors graduating in June 2020 from Lake Elsinore USD, San Jacinto USD, Moreno Valley USD, Beaumont USD, and Jurupa USD.

·         Students going to a 2-year or 4-year college.

·         Students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematic subjects (STEM).

·         Students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

·         Students that have completed their free application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA).

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https://www.rcoe.us/foundation/scholarship-programs/

Ongoing

FIDM CTE Scholarships

$1,000

For Juniors and Seniors planning to attend FIDM and currently taking a CTE class in TV/Video Production, Retail Sales and Marketing, or related fields.  This and other scholarships available up to full tuition for one-year.

11 & 12

Apply at: http://fidm.edu/en/admissions/how+to+apply

Ongoing

Going Merry Scholarship Matches

Varies

Free scholarship matching website.  Once you sign up and fill out a profile you get matched to scholarships that fit your background, academics, interests, etc.

 

https://www.goingmerry.com/

Ongoing

Raise.me

Micro-Scholarships

Up to $1,000

Did you know you could earn a scholarship for every time you got a good grade in high school?  You can also earn money for playing sports, volunteering in the community, participating in school clubs, being a leader and even for those PSAT scores you just received! On Raise.me you can earn these micro-scholarships towards over 200 colleges for everything you’ve done throughout high school, you can even put in your grades and activities from the 9th grade! Now is the time to get started before the college deadlines pass, so let’s earn your first micro-scholarship.

 

Create your free account: https://www.raise.me/join/5246466937

Ongoing

Scholly Scholarships

Varies

Scholly, featured on Shark Tank, is an easy way to find scholarships for High School Seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.  Scholly’s adaptive matching engine promises to deliver smarter, targeted lists of scholarships and not burden students with random scholarships they don’t qualify for or advertisements.  $2.99 per month.

 

https://myscholly.com/

 

 

 

 

College Board

COLLEGE BOARD

OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships guide you through the college planning process and offer you a chance to earn money for college for each action you complete. The more effort you put in, the moreopportunities you’ll have to earn. It doesn’t require an essay or an application, and it doesn’t have a minimum GPA or test score requirement. Scholarships can be used at two- and four-year colleges. Lean more and get started at cb.org/opportunity.

  • Students who earn an entry for all six actions (Build, Practice, Improve, Strengthen, Complete, and Apply) will earn a chance at a $40,000 scholarship.

 

  • For students in the class of 2020, the Collage Board will award 25 Complete Your Journey scholarship in February 2020.

 

  • For student in the class of 2021, the College Board will award 25 Complete Your Journey scholarship in February 2021.

 

07/2020

College Board

Build Your Scholarship List

$500

·         Build a college list with six or more colleges on our college planning site.

100 Build Awards every month from January through July.

Class of 2021

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

10/2020

College Board

Practice for the SAT

$1,000

·         Join College Board Opportunity Scholarships program.

·         Sign in to your College Board and Khan Academy accounts.

·         Link your College Board and Khan Academy accounts. (https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/k12-educators/advising-instruction/practice-resources/link-accounts)

·         Start practicing for the SAT using Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy ®.

·         Practice for six or more hours.

 

150 Practice scholarships every month from January through October 2020.

Class of 2021

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?utm_source=cboslp&utm_medium=cb418-lp&utm_campaign=cbos

Opens April 1, 2020

 

Deadline: Unknown

College Board

Improve Your Score

$2,000

·         Join College Board Opportunity Scholarships program.

·         Sign in to your College Board and Khan Academy accounts.

·         Link your College Board and Khan Academy accounts. (https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/k12-educators/advising-instruction/practice-resources/link-accounts)

·         Start practicing for the SAT using Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy ®.

·         Practice for 12+ hours

·         Sign in to your College Board account on the score reporting portal https://studentscores.college board.org/viewscore) to view your scores from the PSAT/NMSQT or a previous SAT to set a target score of 100 points higher.

·         Take the SAT (https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register)

·         View your scores again on the score reporting portal (https://studentscores.collegeboard.org/viewscore) to see if you’ve improved your SAT score by 100+ points.

Class of 2021

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?utm_source=cboslp&utm_medium=cb418-lp&utm_campaign=cbos

October 2020

College Board

Strengthen Your College List

$500

·         Sign in to BigFuture (https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/)

·         Add at least 6 colleges to your list, including 3 reach, 2 match, and 1 safety.

·         Update your list in later months, with at least 6 colleges and at least 3 reach colleges, 2 match colleges .and 1 safety college, to earn another entry.

Class of 2021

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

Opens October 2020

 

Deadline:

Varies according to state & colleges

College Board

Complete the FAFSA

$1,000

·         You submit the FAFSA ®.

·         You submit the financial aid form for your state (some states have state aid forms that students who are ineligible for the FAFSA ® can complete. Check  at https://www.nasfaa.org/State_Financial_Aid_Programs and/or talk to your counselor to see if your state has a state aid form you can submit.

Class of 2021

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/help/federal-student-aid-eligibility

October 2020

College Board

Apply to Colleges

$1,000

·         Join the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program.

·         Go to My Action Plan and select the Apply to Colleges scholarship card.

·         List at least two colleges that you’ve applied to.

Class of 2021

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/compare-colleges

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

www.greaterriverside.dollarsforscholars.org

https://www.cappex.com

www.icanaffordcollege.com

www.collegeboard.org

https://www.mappingyourfuture.org

www.collegenet.com

www.meritaid.com

www.collegequest.com

www.petersons.com

https://colleges.niche.com/scholarships

https://www.raise.me

 

 

http://www.college-scholarships.com/

www.scholarshipamerica.org

www.csac.ca.gov

www.ScholarshipExperts.com

www.fafsa.gov

www.scholarships.com

www.fastaid.com

www.studentaid.ed.gov

www.fastweb.com

www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php

www.gocollege.com

https://www.unigo.com

https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships

 

 

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