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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

SCHOLARSHIP LIST

Money is out there, it’s up to you to go and get it!

    March 8, 2019

 

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 recommending person well in advance of deadlines

to allow sufficient time for processing within busy schedules.  Thank you.

 

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

 

Altura Credit Union

Foundation Scholarship

$1,000 (45 available)

Graduating seniors who are residents of Riverside County who will be enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution.  Required:  Min. 3.25 GPA and min. 960 SAT; financial need; leadership qualities, community service/extracurricular activities; transcript; essay (max. 300 words); 2 letters of recommendation.

https://www.thecommunityfoundation.net/grants/scholarships/scholarship-schedule

Mar. 11, 2019

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

$10,000

(renewable for total  $40,000)

For graduating seniors majoring in engineering and computer science, who demonstrate financial need, from underrepresented groups including women, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ, and first-generation college students.  Applicants will be evaluated on academics, personal experiences, and extra-curricular activities.

https://lockheedmartin.com/en-us/who-we-are/communities/stem-education/lm-scholarship-program.html#rules

Mar. 12, 2019

HomeAdvisor Construction Trade Labor Scholarship

$2500

(6 available)

Graduating Seniors planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university in the 2019-20 academic year to study construction management, plumbing, carpentry, landscape architecture or other skilled labor field.   No minimum GPA, SAT or ACT.  Must be 18 years old and a U.S. resident.  1,000 – 2,000 word essay required.

Mar. 15, 2019

Cabrillo Civic Club Scholarship

$500

Graduating seniors, must be of Portuguese descent and a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school.  Other requirements:  Minimum 3.5 weighted GPA, have participated in 3 extra-curricular activities, 3 letters of recommendation, 250+ word essay.

http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship.asp

Mar. 15, 2019

U.S. National Peace Essay Contest

$2,500 and all-expense paid trip to D.C.

Students in grades 9-12 attending a public, private, or parochial school and whose parent is not in the Foreign Service.  Write a 1,000-1,250-word essay per prompt.  See specific essay requirements and study guide for essay at:  http://www.afsa.org/rules-and-guidelines

Mar. 15, 2019

Moreno Valley Ballet Folklorico Scholarship

 

Graduating seniors planning to attend a certified trade school or accredited 2- or 4-year college/university in Fall 2019.  Required:  Min. 2.75 weighted GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, 1-page personal goal statement, Official Transcript, and completed application.

Mar. 22, 2019

Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Essay Competition

$150 -$700 or

$1,000 - $4,000

(national)

Graduating seniors of color who will be accepted to an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university for Fall 2019.  Write an essay on “Would Dr. MLK, Jr. support “The Green New Deal” and why?  Please see official rules for specific essay and eligibility require- ments.  Local essay competitors will also compete in an oral competition on March 30, 2019 in Oakland, CA.

Mar. 23, 2019

KFC Reach Educational Grant

 Up to $2,000

Graduating seniors enrolling full- or part-time at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade school who are employed at a participating KFC restaurant.  Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  http://kfcfoundation.org/ourprograms/

Mar. 28, 2019

NCCS Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship

$3,500

For childhood cancer survivors under the age of 25 and diagnosed before age 18 accepted into an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade school in Fall 2019.  Min. 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Required:  Essay per prompt, written physician documentation, 2 letters of recommendation, Official Transcript, summary of community service.  https://www.thenccs.org/scholarship/

Mar. 30, 2019

ASCCA – ASCEF Scholarships

$500 - $1,000

Graduating senior who plans to enroll in post high school technical and academic training in the automotive service field.  No GPA requirement.  Required:  1-page essay, 1 letter of reference, high school transcript.

https://www.ascca.com/education/asc-educational-foundation

Mar. 31, 2019

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships

Varies

Graduating seniors planning to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university of an ASE/NATEF Certified post-secondary automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair school.  No GPA requirement.  Required:  online application, 1 letter of reference, 1-page essay on career goals, transcript.

https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm

Mar. 31, 2019

Toptal Global Scholarship for Women

$10,000 plus 1 year of mentor- ship

Graduating senior women, 16+, who are passionate about making some meaningful change for a community or cause they care about and planning to pursue a post- secondary education.  To enter write a blog post of at least 1,000 words on your chosen idea to change the world.  Complete the online application.

https://www.toptal.com/scholarships-for-women

Mar. 31, 2019

Rosemary Clayton Soroptimist Scholarship

$1,000

Graduating senior girls planning to pursue education at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school and able to demonstrate community involvement.  Required:  application cover sheet, up to 1,000-word essay per prompt, 1 letter of recommendation.

Apr. 1, 2019

Riverside Sheriffs’ Association

$1,000 - $2,500

Graduating seniors who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade school and are U.S. Citizens.

http://www.rcdsa.org/scholarships1719.html

Apr. 1, 2019

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

$1,500 - $4,000

For young women, aged 16-19 on April 1st each year who demonstrate active commitment to volunteerism; experience in local, student, or workplace government; and knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.  Required:  application, verification of school enrollment or employment, and 2 letters of recommendation.

https://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Young-Women-in-Public-Affairs-Award

Apr. 1, 2019

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

$2,000

(10 available)

Graduating seniors planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school in Fall 2019.  Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.  Info and application:  https://www.afsascholarship.org/

Apr. 1, 2019

 

Rosemary Clayton Soroptimist Scholarship

$1,000

Graduating senior girls planning to pursue education at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school and able to demonstrate community involvement.  Required:  application cover sheet, up to 1,000-word essay per prompt, 1 letter of recommendation.

Apr. 1, 2019

Riverside Sheriffs’ Association

$1,000 - $2,500

Graduating seniors who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade school and are U.S. Citizens.

http://www.rcdsa.org/scholarships1719.html

Apr. 1, 2019

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

$1,500 - $4,000

For young women, aged 16-19 on April 1st each year who demonstrate active commitment to volunteerism; experience in local, student, or workplace government; and knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.  Required:  application, verification of school enrollment or employment, and 2 letters of recommendation.

https://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Young-Women-in-Public-Affairs-Award

Apr. 1, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Eta Nu Omega Chapter Scholarship

 

Graduating seniors planning to attend a 4-year university in Fall 2019 who is engaged in school or community activities.  Required:  Min. 3.0 weighted GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, written verification of community service hours, brief biographical essay, proof of FAFSA completion, 3x5 photo, completed application.

Apr. 12, 2019

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Riverside Medical Clinic College Scholarship

$500

(up to 10 available)

Graduating seniors applying to a Southern California healthcare program and currently enrolled in a Riverside County high school.  Required: Minimum 3.5 GPA, transcript, 300-word essay, 3 letters of reference.  Info and application at:

https://www.rmccharity.org/scholarships/rmccf-college-scholarships/

Apr. 12, 2019

Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships

$1,000 - $6,000

Graduating senior women planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.  May be a citizen of any country.  Required:  online application, unofficial transcript, 1 letter of recommendation, résumé, essay questions, minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA.  https://iamcybersafe.org/scholarships/womens-scholarships/

Apr. 15, 2019

2019 Steps for Change Scholarship

$2,000

For graduating seniors apply to a college or university for fall 2019, with legal U.S. status.  Required:  Minimum 3.5 GPA, Official Transcript, 1 letter of recommendation, a one- minute video answering the question: “How would you value yourself?”

https://www.wealthbyhealth.org/scholarship-programs

Apr. 15, 2019

Moreno Valley Rotary Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

Graduating seniors planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college/university in Fall 2019.  Member of Interact (preferred but not required).  Required:  Minimum 2.5 weighted GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, completed application.

Apr. 19, 2019

MVEA – Moreno Valley Educators’  Association

 

Graduating seniors enrolling in a 2- or 4- year college, university, or trade school.  Required;  Minimum 2.75 weighted GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, 1-page personal goal statement, Official Transcript.

Apr. 22, 2019

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MoVal Auto Mall College Scholarship

$500 - $1,000 or a new car!

Graduating seniors planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school in Fall 2019.  No essays or long application.  Entry by short application and posting 6 separate Instagram photos or videos of designated photo op locations at the MoVal Auto Mall between March 25 – April 28, 2019. 

Details at:  http://morenovalleyautomall.com/scholarship/

Mar. 25 – Apr. 28, 2019

Design a Better Future Scholarship

$10,000

For graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited college or university in fall 2019.  No minimum GPA but students must design and work on a community improvement project using the checklist as a guide.  Deadline for project feedback is Mar. 23, 2019.

http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/

Apr. 28, 2019

AMVMP

 

Info coming week of 3/11.  Please check College & Career Center for updates.

 

PONY League Alumni Scholarship

$2,000

Graduating seniors who have played at least 2 years on a PONY affiliated baseball or softball team for at least 2 years prior to application.  Required:  100-word essay; SAT or ACT test results; Copy of college acceptance letter, notarized letter of PONY league participation; 2 letters of recommendation, Official Transcript.  http://www.pony.org/Default.aspx?tabid=1025997

May 1, 2019

Cal Aggie Alumni Assoc Leadership Scholarship

$10,000

For high school seniors entering UC Davis for Fall 2019 with demonstrated leadership in extracurricular or community activities or employment or personal situations.   Required:  U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; Min. 3.5 GPA; 1 pg. essay per prompt.  If selected for an interview must be admitted and returned SIR by interview date.

https://www.alumni.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/caaa-leadership-scholarship

May 1, 2019

The ACT scholarship giveaway

$5,000 plus a $5,000 tech pkg.

For 10th and 11th grade students who are registering to take the April, June, or July ACT college entrance exams who also opt to participate in the scholarship giveaway.  One winner for each test date plus one Grand Prize winner of $40,000.  For rules, to register and alternate method of entry visit:  http://www.act.org/

May 3 or Jun 14, 2019

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship

$500 - $2,000 (50 available)

For high school juniors (class of 2020) residing in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports.  Required:  online application, Min. 2.5 GPA, response to 3 essay prompts, emailed reference from a coach, teacher or counselor, and 1 person familiar with applicant’s Triple-Impact Competitor principles.  More info and application at:

https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships

May 31, 2019

Women Forward in Technology Scholarship

$3,000 (several available)

Graduating young women accepted into full-time enrollment at an accredited university in the US in a STEM field.  Required:  Minimum 3.5 GPA, transcript, 1 letter of recommendation, online application.  Details at: https://www.distilnetworks.com/women-forward-in-technology-scholarship/

Mar. 1 – Jun. 15, 2019

Aero Club of Southern CA Scholarship

$2,500

Juniors or Seniors who plan to pursue studies in aviation or aerospace.  Required:  typewritten statement of Aviation/Aerospace career goals, educational plans, and any work experiencein Aviation/Aerospace.  2 letters of recommendation, Official Transcript.  See info sheet for detailed specific details.  https://www.aeroclubsocal.org/scholarships/

Jul. 14, 2019

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

FIDM CTE Scholarship

$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.  Apply at:

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

Ongoing

Raise.me

Micro-Scholarships

Up to $1,000

Did you know you could earn a scholarship 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! Get started before the college deadlines pass, so go earn your first micro-scholarship.  Go to:   https://www.raise.me/join/5246466937.

It’s free and you can earn money for doing everything you’re already doing!

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Other resources for Financial Aid and Scholarships:

www.csac.ca.gov                               www.collegequest.com          www.fafsa.gov               www.collegeboard.org

www.meritaid.com                           www.fastaid.com                     www.collegenet.com https://www.goingmerry.com/

www.petersons.com                        www.gocollege.com        www.studentaid.ed.gov        www.scholarships.com www.scholarshipamerica.org          www.ScholarshipExperts.com               www.icanaffordcollege.com           

www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php                         www.thecommunityfoundation.net

http://www.college-scholarships.com/         www.fastweb.com               https://www.mappingyourfuture.org/

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/              https://www.raise.me/               https://www.unigo.com/ 

https://www.cappex.com/              https://colleges.niche.com/scholarships/               https://www.goodcall.com/scholarship