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Valley View High School

 

ACTIVE SCHOLARSHIP LIST

Updated as of November 13, 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

11/29/20

You Deserve It 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 high school.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php

11/30/20

10 Words or Less Scholarship

$500

 

·         1 award.

·         Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

11/30/20

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship

$1,000

 

·         20 awards.

·         Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9600/dr_juan_andrade_jr_scholarship_scholarship.php

11/30/20

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship

$500

 

·         6 awards.

·         Be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2020-2021 school year).

·         Submit an essay demonstrating knowledge on the topic of Safe Driving.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13896/driver_education_initiative_scholarshp_scholarship.php

11/30/20

 

By

3:00 p.m.

Moreno Valley College

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Essay Contest

$500

·         2 awards each for MVUSD students.

·         900 to 1,500-word typed essay, doubled space with one-inch margins in 12-point Times New Roman or Arial font in MLA or APA format.

·         Each submission must have a completed registration form as a cover page with the student’s name, student ID, school, district, phone number, and email address.

·         The student’s name must not appear on any of the essay pages.

·         Only cover page may have the student’s name.

·         Use the pages at the end of this document to type up your essay.

9 – 12

Students in the MVUSD school district.

Complete, save and submit this file by deadline via email to:

 

 specialevents@mvc.edu

 

 

Winning students must attend the virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. Scholarship Ceremony on Wednesday, January 20 at 3 – 4:30 p.m. to accept scholarship award.

11/30/20

Points Scholarship

$10,000

 

·         10 awards.

·         Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2021.

·         Answer the Essay question on the sponsor’s website.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14803/points_scholarship_scholarship.php

11/30/20

Real World Design Challenge

$50,000

 

·         7 awards.

·         Be currently enrolled in grade nine, ten, eleven or twelve. Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10303/real_world_design_challenge_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/1/20

Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers

$2,000

 

 

·         5 awards.

·         An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited tow-year college, four-year College or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.

·         Pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9561/barbara_loetze_scholarships_for_future_teachers_scholarship.php

12/1/20

Dell Scholars Program

$20,000

 

·         300 awards.

·         Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12.

·         Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year.

11 - 12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9745/dell_scholars_program_scholarship.php

12/1/20

Innovation Scholarship

$2,500

 

·         6 awards.

·         Be a high school junior or senior.

·         Have participated in a project within the community and demonstrate how that has contributed to your growth as an individual.

11 - 12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/17218/innovation_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/1/20

Lamber-
Goodnow Scholarships

$1,000

 

·         8 awards.

·         Be an innovative and highly creative high school or college student.

·         Submit an essay that can demonstrate that you are a creative thinker and problem solver.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12176/lamber_goodnow_scholarships_scholarship.php

12/2/20

National Space Club Scholarships

$10,000

 

·         1 award.

·         Be a senior in high school.

·         Intend to pursue a career in the STEM fields.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/2/20

Make the U Scholarship

$1,000

 

·         100 awards.

·         Show academic excellence.

·         Intend to pursue a career in the STEM fields.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12459/make_the_u_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/5/20

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

$5,000

 

·         5 awards.

·         Be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the U.S.

·         Have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8850/stephen_j_brady_stop_hunger_scholarships_scholarship.php

12/6/20

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

$3,500

 

·         180 awards.

·         Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2021.

·         Have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13676/hispanic_heritage_youth_awards_scholarship.php

12/14/20

Edison Scholars Program

$40,000

 

·         30 awards.

·         Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need. Eligible STEM majors include computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources, conservation, and physical sciences.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13965/edison_scholars_program_scholarship.php

12/14/20

Science Ambassador Scholarship

$40,000

 

·         1 award.

·         You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student.

·         You must attend a school in the United States.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14669/science_ambassador_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/15/20

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

$25,000

 

·         52 awards.

·         Be United States citizens, legal residents living, or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington D.C. or Puerto Rico.

·         Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/equitable_excellence_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/15/20

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarships

$1,000

 

·         3 awards.

·         Be a U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).

·         Be enrolled (or enrolling) as full-time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11374/north_american_van_lines_logitics_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/18/20

BURGER KING Scholars Program

Unknown

 

·         Must be a high school senior.

·         Must live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico.

·         Cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or high on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.

·         Must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.

·         Plan to enroll full-time in 2021-22 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico.

12

https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/

12/29/20

You Deserve It 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/15589/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

CC Bank’s Young Scholars Scholarship

$2,000

·         5 awards.

·         Be a US resident under the age of 30 that carries in a minimum of a 3.o GPA.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13729/cc_bank_s_scholars_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

Design Thinking Scholarship

$1,000

·         2 awards.

·         Be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited two or four-year College or university located in the United States.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11010/design_thinking_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program

$5,000

·         5 awards.

·         High school applicants must be applying to be full time students at a two, four-year college/university, or a technical training college.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12654/easton_nfaa_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

Knight Essay Scholarship

$5,000

·         3 awards.

·         Be a US resident attending public, parochial, private or home school.

·         Be currently in grades 9-12.

9-12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/

9437/knight_essay_scholarship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

Thiel High School Fellowship

$100,000

·         30 awards.

·         Be under the age of 22.

·         Be interested in designing and building things.

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel_fellowship_scholarship.php

12/31/20

Wealth Wise Scholarship

$1,000

·         1 award.

·         Be planning a major of study that supports a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors).

 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15171/wealth_wise_scholarship_scholarship.php

01/09/21

Ron Brown Scholarships Program

$40,000

·         10 awards.

·         Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American and current high school seniors.

·         Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability & participate in community service activities.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9535/ron_brown_scholarships_program_scholarship.php

01/09/21

Automotive Women’s Association Scholarships

$2,500

·         15 awards.

·         Be accepted to a college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA during your last school year.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14064/automotive_women_s_association_scholarships_scholarship.php

01/15/21

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

$5,000

·         39 awards.

·         Be a high school senior who is a US citizen and planning a career of service to the US in local, state, or federal government.

12

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10091/washington_crossing_foundation_scholarship_scholarship.php

02/20/21

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships

$10,000

·         3 awards.

·         Be a senior in high school in the United States.

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

12

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

03/15/21

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship

Varies

·         See website for requirement details.

12

www.icf.org

04/23/21

Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors

$10,000

 

·         25 awards.

·         Applicants must be cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates.

·         Must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

*Opening February 2021

12

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/cancer-survivors/

5/15/21

Review It Scholarship

$1,000

 

·         1 award.

·         Be attending college or university no later than September of 2021.

·         Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

·         Be attending or planning to attend a school in the US.

·         Submit answer to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

12

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

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 are 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 do not qualify for or advertisements.  $2.99 per month.

 

https://myscholly.com/

 

 

 

College Board

COLLEGE BOARD

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

   

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 more opportunities 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 student in the class of 2021, the CollegeBoard will award 25 Complete Your Journey scholarship in February 2021.

 

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 into 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 into 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