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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

SCHOLARSHIP LIST

 

   September 16, 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 recommender 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.

 

Questbridge – National College Match

Full 4-year tuition at partner colleges

For graduating seniors in the top 10% of their class; U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  Some partner colleges may accept non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  Min. 1310 on SAT or 28 on ACT.  Demonstrated financial need/low income.  Partner colleges include: Stanford, Caltech, USC, Princeton, Yale, and others.

https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match

Sep. 26, 2019

 

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

$1,000

Open to all high school students who are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.  Complete 140-character statement online, “I pledge to not text and drive because…”  at: Digital Responsibility

Sep. 30, 2019

 

Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship

$1,500

For high school and college students who have a passion for a healthy lifestyle.  Write a 500-1,000-word essay promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle and why healthy living is a lifetime endeavor.  https://montemlife.com/scholarship/

Sep. 30, 2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

$2,500

Graduating seniors planning to enroll at least half-time in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university.  By entering online you will opt-in to receive email marketing messages from Discover.  https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/

Sep. 30, 2019

(deadlines at the end of every month)

National College Resources Foundation Scholarship

The Latino College Expo

$250 - $5,000

Open to high school juniors or seniors, U.S. citizen or legal resident.  Min. 2.0 GPA.  Submit 500-word essay on “Why is a College Education Important to Me.”  Winners must attend the EXPO in Pomona on Oct. 19, 2019 to receive their scholarship.

https://www.thecollegeexpo.org/ncrf-scholarships

Oct. 7, 2019

Arts Scholarship and Training Program for High School Students

Up to $5,000

SoCal High School students of all skill levels can apply for free in one or more of the following categories:  acting, ballet, classical instrumental, classical voice, jazz instrumental, non-classical dance, non-classical voice.  By applying you are eligible for participation in The Spotlight Academy, live audition coaching, college and career preparation and cash awards.  To apply/info:

https://app.getacceptd.com/musiccenter

Oct. 14, 2019

Horatio Alger State or National Scholarships

$6,000 - $10,500

Or Nat’l

$25,000

Graduating seniors pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private college/university in the U.S. (or 2-year on a transfer program).  U.S. citizen, demonstrate financial need, community service/extra-curricular activities.  Min. 2.0 GPA.

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Oct. 25, 2019

Susan Van Note Scholarship By WTS (Women in Transportation)

$2,000 - $5,000

 

Open to women only who are high school seniors in the Inland Empire.  Minimum 3.0 GPA, and planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in a transportation-related field (trans- portation engineering, planning, finance, logistics, environmental, GIS, or similar – must provide proof of enrollment).  Required:  application, official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, personal statement per prompt, brief bio.

https://www.wtsie.org/scholarships

Oct. 25, 2019

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

$20,000 (150 available)

Graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited U.S. post- secondary institution in Fall 2020.  Min. 3.0 GPA.  Leadership, volunteer, community work.  Award is achievement , not need based.  https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Oct. 31, 2019

by 2:00 p.m.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

$4,000 - $50,000

Graduating senior planning to attend a 4-year degree at a U.S. college/university.  U.S.  Citizen.  Applicants judged on academics, leadership, and financial need.  SAT or ACT test scores taken no later than November 2019, transcript and essay required.

http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Nov. 5, 2019

 

Education Matters Scholarship (from Unigo)

 $5,000

Students 13 years or older enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution by fall 2023.  Legal resident of the U.S.  Submit online application and response to the question: “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” (250 words or less)

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship

Nov. 30, 2019

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

$500 - $40,000

For juniors and seniors who use a College Board account who complete 1 or more (up to 7) steps to compete for 7 scholarships.  Steps are:  Build Your College List; Practice for the SAT (link with Khan Academy); Improve Your Score; Strengthen Your College List; Complete the FAFSA; Apply to Colleges; and Complete Your Journey.  https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/

Feb. 29, 2020

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 have you earn your first micro-scholarship. Go to: https://www.raise.me/join/5246466937  to create your own account. It’s free!

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

 

 

 

 

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

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

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/scholarships/