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October  Hire A Helper    You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to moving services offered by HireAHelper.


Elks National Foundation Scholarship Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest is available to download.  Applications MUST be submitted to the Elks Lodges closest to the student's permanent US address, please check the website for locations nearest you


Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) Scholarship - Must be a Latinx/who has lived in Orange County for the past three years.  OC graduate who plans to enroll full-time at a four-year college or university.  First-generation college student.  Financial need (must complete FAFSA or California Dream Act application and submit your Student Aid Report (SAR) or CalSAR. 


Alert1 Scholarship for Seniors.  $250 scholarship to university students and college-bound senior high school students interested in the senior care industry.

For the Alert1 $250 Student for Seniors Scholarship, students must answer three short essay questions and submit them by the deadline.  


PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship  Open to senior students in high school. The content you submit in the application must be unique and must offer value to the reader. Creative, high-quality submissions have a higher chance of winning.  


Elks Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. 


Mission Viejo Activities Committee Scholarship - The Mission Viejo Activities Committee is pleased to announce they will award $3,000 in scholarships. Eligibility requirements include being a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, and have 25 hours of community service in Mission Viejo. The scholarships are based on volunteerism in the community, academic achievements, leadership skills, school participation, and the ability to succeed. 


Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Inc., serving and representing accident victims in 13 locations across California offers a biannual, $1,000 scholarship to students who have demonstrated a determination to pursue their education despite suffering a difficult injury.  


Cox Cares Foundation Scholarship - Graduating High School Seniors can earn up to $5,000 to pursue their dreams of a college education. 

  Beverage Industry College Scholarship ProgramStudents qualify through their parent's or grandparent's employment with a company holding a valid California beverage alcohol license including restaurants, retail and wholesale grocery establishments, convenience stores, drug stores, airlines, wineries, breweries, etc.  


CUEA - Scholarship applications for graduating high school seniors of CUEA members are now available from the CUEA office. The parent or guardian of the applicant must be a teacher, speech pathologist, nurse, psychologist, or counselor employed in CUSD and a current member of CUEA. The student must be a graduating senior with an overall GPA of 3.2 or better and the student must be planning to attend college. Please check the CUEA website or CUSD District Office.


CUCPTSA ScholarshipsCapistrano Unified Council of PTSAs is pleased to announce that they will be providing Scholarships this year. 


CSEA - The California School Employee Association (CSEA) Scholarship Award Program provides financial assistance to dependent children of CSEA members, helping many continue their education after high school. Any graduating senior with a parent in CSEA Chapter 224 may apply.   

  Hearthstone Scholarship  Many students struggle to obtain a college degree due to the rising costs of education. To address this need, the Hearthstone Scholarship Fund was established in 2009. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000 and are available to students who reside in a Hearthstone property or in the surrounding community


Orange County Legal Secretaries Association, Inc. Scholarship for high school seniors.  Applicants shall be restricted to seniors who will have successfully completed high school by the end of June and will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following the school year in a college or business school offering a course of the student in the legal field.  All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California and must be attending school within the State of California during the scholarship year.  


Cabrillo Civic Club Scholarship  Portuguese descent, 3.50 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activities


PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship Open to students age 17 to 24 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, or straight ally, who will be continuing higher education.   


San Juan Hills High School PTSA - Scholarship for graduating seniors continuing their education at a four-year college or university, a community college, or trade/tech school. Must be a PTSA member.  Information will be emailed to all students via Canvas mail once the application becomes available.


The Capistrano Unified Management Association (CUMA) is proud to offer up to $750.00 of scholarship money to qualified students at your school. Students must be graduating seniors who are planning on attending a college next year.  Information will be emailed to all students via Canvas mail once the application becomes available.

  Laguna Niguel Republican Women Federated Scholarship Each Spring, LNRWF sponsors a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors.   Information will be emailed to all students via Canvas mail once the application becomes available. For more information and application please go to


San Clemente Area Republican Women, Federated Scholarship.  Open to seniors who reside in San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Capistrano Beach, or Camp Pendleton who intend to enroll in any institute of higher learning.  Must be a united states citizen and either be registered as Republican or intend to register as a Republican once 18.  Information will be emailed to all students via Canvas mail once the application becomes available.


Future Scholars Program - Each year at California State University Fullerton, up to fifty incoming freshman and first-year transfer students are selected as scholarship recipients and are awarded $1,500.  Applicants must be a first-time freshman or first-year transfer student attending CSUF.  In addition, must have earned a GPA of at least 2.5. For further information please contact the Future Scholars Program via email at or via phone at (657) 278-5494.

  OCAPS Scholarship – The Orange Armenian Professional Society is offering scholarships to assist the education needs of Orange County Armenian students who put forth the effort to find success in and out of the classroom.  

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The OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs. To be eligible, students must be a U.S. citizen and have a GPA of at least3.0/4.0.

November Test Prep Insight    $1,500.00 Scholarship specifically for students with mental or physical disabilities.  


Alert1, a leader in senior care, is very excited to offer a $250 scholarship to college-bound senior high school students interested in the senior care industry.  For the Alert1 $250 Student for Seniors Scholarship, students must answer three short essay questions and submit by the deadline. 

  RevenueZen Social Selling Scholarship  For current or soon-to-be college student who is looking to innovate the job application and hiring process. $1000.00 annual scholarship.


The California Association of Collectors Education Scholarship Foundation Scholarship.  Awarded to California High School seniors who are in this state legally for their use as a full-time student at any accredited public or private university, college or trade school


California State PTA - Scholarships for graduating seniors to acknowledge the achievement of volunteer service in their school and community. 


California Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarship (CWGGF) Six scholarships offered for children of vineyard employees. $$ available for students who will be attending any UC or California State University and for those who will be attending any California Community College.


Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California For graduating high school seniors of Portuguese descent.  


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Project Yellow Light Scholarship - $5,000. Create a video to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving. 


Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Scholarship.  $2,000.00 Scholarships to be awarded. To be eligible students must reside in Orange County, is a high school junior or senior, and have at least a 3.0 GPA; students must be applying to community college or four-year university. 


California-Hawaii Elks Undergraduate Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesNeeds-based academic scholarship opened to students with severe disabilities.  Can be used for study at a four-year university, community college, or licensed vocational school.  

May Kids Chance of California

National Scholarships

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August The Kaplan Group   Pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  


Quest Bridge A non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges.

  Education Degree Dot Com  Emerging  Leader in Education Scholarship $1,000.00 Annual Scholarship for aspiring teachers. 
  Circled In Scholarship  $2,500 scholarship available for students in grades 9-12.  Easy scholarship to apply for, with no income brackets, no minimum GPA and no lengthy essay to write.  For more information and to apply.


Ronald McDonald House Scholarships - Ronald McDonald House Charities offers scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement. For application and information please go to

  American Academy of CPR and First Aid - $1,500.00 Scholarship


Coca-Cola Scholars Program - The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports more than 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.4 million through two nationally recognized programs on behalf of the Coca-Cola System. Scholarship recipients excel academically and in service to others. Most Coca-Cola Scholars share a passion for social justice and have overcome tremendous challenges to pursue their dreams. High School seniors throughout the US who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for one of their four-year achievement-based scholarships. 


Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program - The Horatio Alger California Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the State of California who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education. Apply online at


American Muscle Student Scholarship - 4 scholarships for $2000 each awarded to students who are pursuing an automotive-themed major. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring followed by fall. For information and application please visit:


Extreme Terrain: 2 x $3000 scholarships for students(high school seniors included) pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and another for the spring semester each year.
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American Trucks: 4 x $2000 scholarships to students(including high school seniors) pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring semester, followed by two additional scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester each year.  Scholarship page:


Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship available for graduating high school seniors and students in all levels of college. Open to all students enrolling for the first time at a college or university as a full-time student. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.3 to 4.0 and demonstrate leadership skills and financial need. You must apply for federal financial aid (FAFSA) and be Pell Grant eligible. Candidates must also be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. To learn more and apply visit or call (1-877-473-4636). 


College JumpStart Scholarship Program - $1500 scholarship. Open to 10th thru 12th-grade high school students who can express their goals of getting a higher education. For more information:


Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarship - $1000.00 – 20 awards. The contest is open to all students of the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes in the public, parochial, private and home schools within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state, society or


SP Scholarship – Must be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2018.  Must answer the Essay question of the sponsor's website.


VIP Voice Scholarships - $5,000.00 – 1 award – Must be at least 13 years of age or older.  Submit your entry by 1:59 ET on the day of the deadline.  You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsor's website.


AES Scholarship Renewed -  The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.   To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at

We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.


KidGuard Education offers multiple essay scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000
Within the last two years; KidGuard Education has provided
$8000 in scholarship to several students and classrooms.

  The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship  Each submission should be 1,000-7,500 words and accompanied by a short synopsis from the author. Applicants can visit the scholarship page for more information and apply.
  Rehab 4 Addiction assists people seeking drug and alcohol rehab services across the globe. We are also happy to assist young people looking to enter this field via our Scholarship program.  To further this aim, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to those looking to pursue an education in healthcare or any subject that’s medical-related.  For more information and to apply


Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships - Offers financial assistance to graduating high school student with a documented learning disability that is pursuing a post-secondary education. For more information and application go to


Veterans of Foreign Wars - The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the November deadline). They will be awarding $30,000 in scholarships. Students need to create an essay on the topic: "Why Veterans are important to our Nations History and Future."   Local VFW Post: Post 3801 Serra, 31877 Del Obispo St Ste 101, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: (949) 212-5467. Website is


Sixt Rent A Car Scholarship is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2017 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. (English) (Spanish)


Maryknoll Scholarships - $1,000.00 – 6 awards – Students in grades 6-8 (Division 1) and grades 9-12 (Division II) qualify.  Entries must be written in English; only one entry per student.


Student Photography Scholarship - $2,500.00 – 11 Awards.  High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class


Sixt Scholars - $5,000.00 – 5 awards.  Must have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Must be a graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2017/2018.  To apply

  At Unlimited Cellular, we believe that higher education is essential in the professional development of our younger generation and, as such, we've decided to grant them an alternative funding option, by offering them a chance to win a US $1,800.00 scholarship.  For more information and to apply


Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship - Merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named after Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best selling authors on education. For application please go to:

  Atlanta Innovative Medicine Scholarship   $1500 annual scholarship 


AXA Achievement Scholarship - In association with US News and World Report awards scholarships to students throughout the nation. Each state winner receives $10,000. For application and information please go to:


Burger King Scholars Program - Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000.  Recipients are selected based upon their GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities, and community service. For application and further information please go to:


 Diet Scholarship Program - Four winners will be selected, based on the quality of the submitted essay. The highest award is $3,000. The Scholarship program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and its related problems can be controlled. Please go to: for application and information


Doodle 4 Google Scholarship - This year, Google is asking kids to create a doodle that tells the world “What makes me…me.” Kids have all kinds of things that make them unique, so they can use all kinds of materials to create their doodles, from crayons to clay, to yarn, to graphic design. For complete rules and information please go to’ 


 Resume Genius Annual Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship awarded to the student who can create the best scholarship. For information and application please go to


 Stuck at Prom Contest - $5,000 scholarships awarded by Duck Brand duct tape to the couple (two individuals) who will attend the prom wearing entire outfits and accessories made completely out of duct tape. For complete instructions go to


US Air Force ROTC - Air Force ROTC offers a variety of scholarships that will help relieve the financial burden of college education. Air Force ROTC Scholarships cover your tuition and most lab fees, plus an annual textbook allowance and up to $500 in spending cash monthly stipend. You can learn more at:


NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from NFIB YEF. Visit for more information


Google Lime Scholarship - $10,000 awarded to a student pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load). For more information and application please


Black Note Boost Scholarship – Got a Smoke-Free World scholarship?  $2,000.00 Scholarship.  Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement.


Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Teachers - $2,000.00 – 5 awards.  Must be an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.  Must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading towards a career in physics teaching in high school.


National Space Club Sponsors - $10,000.00 – 1 award.  The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.  Scholarship open to seniors in high school.  Applicants must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university.


Edison Scholars Program - Edison International funds this program; the parent company of Southern California Edison and it awards $40,000 scholarships to current high school seniors. Minimum requirements to apply include: 3.0 or higher GPA, live or go to school in an area serviced by Southern California Edison (SCE). show financial need and plan on attending a 4-year university with an academic focus on STEM fields.  To apply

  SuperMoney Financial Literacy Scholarship  SuperMoney's mission is to help everyone reach his or her financial goals. SuperMoney's Financial Literacy Scholarship seeks to celebrate students who share our same mission. Our scholarship program awards $2,500 a year to a student who wants to help Americans improve their financial wellness through continued education.    Apply

The SunTec Auto Glass Yearly Scholarship  $1500  For more information

  Arizona Injury Law Group Scholarship
  R3 Stem Cell Scholarship


 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship - honoring the legacy and character of our nation's 40th president, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. For application and information please go to:


Young Patriots Essay Contest - Designed to challenge students to creatively engage with public policy and current events through the art of writing For this year’s essay topic and application go to


US Air Force ROTC - Air Force ROTC offers a variety of scholarships that will help relieve the financial burden of a college education. Air Force ROTC Scholarships cover your tuition and most lab fees, plus an annual textbook allowance and up to $500 in spending cash monthly stipend. You can learn more at: Please check Scholarship Drawer in the Guidance Office for more information


John F Kennedy "Profiles in Courage" Essay Contest Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000.  For more information regarding guidelines and contest information please visit


Gates Millennium Scholars Program

  Alert 1 Scholarship - For seniors who plan to pursue a degree working with seniors.   Application and Details
  DialMyCalls Scholarship  For seniors.  Application and Details


Discover Student Loans Scholarship. $50,000 in scholarships to high school and college students. Students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at Five winners will be randomly drawn. No purchase or student loan necessary for students to enter or win. To learn more about our scholarship, visit


P.L.A.Y. Scholarship - $1000 scholarship. To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.  For more information please visit:


Asian Pacific Fund Administers 12 scholarship programs, each with unique eligibility criteria.  Scholarship amounts range from $1,000.00 to $20,000.00 and many are renewable.  Open to incoming or current college students of various ethnic backgrounds.  Must plan to be enrolled full-time in the Fall.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.  To apply to visit Asian Pacific Funds Scholarships 


AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship - Three scholarships to award to the winning top essays that answer the following: how has Alzheimer's changed or impacted your life and what have you learned about yourself, your family and the community in the face of coping with Alzheimer's? The online application can be found at


The Vegetarian Resource Group The Vegetarian Resource Group will award $10,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. For application and information visit:


Create a Greeting Card Scholarship - $10,000 scholarship plus win $1,000 for SJHHS! Design a greeting card that will be published by The Gallery Collection. For application and rules please go to


Ayn Rand Essay Competition - Winning First Place Essay will be awarded $10,000. Please go to for application and more information.

  Cirkled In Scholarship    No income or GPA requirements and no long essay. $2,500 award.


Edison International - Edison Scholars Program: Parent Company of Southern California Edison - Open to seniors who plan to be full-time students majoring in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or computer science/information systems at a four-year university. Preference will be given to students who are first-generation college students who have overcome significant obstacles and challenges. For scholarship information and application visit


Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship - $10,000 scholarship will be awarded each year to a graduating high school student passionate about the entertainment business. You must be enrolling in a college, university or trade school to study animation. In addition, you will be awarded a paid internship during the summer. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Application and detailed information can found at


The Health Professions Education Foundation is currently offering several scholarship and loan repayment programs. You can learn about these programs at our website: Click on the Applications link on the left and select the program.


RSI (Refrigeration School) Scholarships RSI offers various scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the Scholarship that can benefit you the most at


World Studio Foundation AIGA Scholarship - Allows US College students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to not only realize their artistic dreams but also give back to their community. Online application at


American Fire Sprinkler Association ScholarshipTen $2000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors. For more information and application please go online to:  


Nordstrom Scholarship Opportunity for JuniorsThis scholarship is open to current high school juniors who reside in LA and Orange County. For more information on the Nordstrom Scholarship Program please visit


AdmitSee Scholarship - $5000 scholarship awarded to the student who can best answer "What's the most frustrating thing about applying to college?" To apply go to

  American Academy of First Aid and CPR - $1,500 Scholarship


IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials) Essay Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship awarded to the high school senior who best describes how the planets energy future ties to the innovation and skill of the plumbing and mechanical industry. For application and information please go to:


Rocket55 Scholarship - $1000 scholarship awarded to a qualifying student who best completes an essay based on the three topics provided. Application information can be found at


Creative Designs - Sunoco Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship. One of the ways that SUNOCO communicates with their customers at their gas stations about high-quality fuels is through point-of-purchase signs (POP). As future graphic designers, they would like to see what type of creative concepts you can develop around their high-quality fuels for their retail POP. For application guidelines please go to


WyzAnt College ScholarshipWyzAnt Tutoring Essay Contest is offering multiple scholarship awards with first place at $10,000. Please go to


AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship - $1000 scholarship offered to the winner of an essay on driverless cars. Application and information is online at


Big Fish Games - $2500 scholarship awarded to high school seniors whose essay on "what is the biggest challenges in the mobile games industry" is selected. For more information go to


B. Davis Scholarship - $1,000.00.    The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018. Please visit their website at to read about them and to apply for the scholarship.  While you are there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.  Their website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships, to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and they charge nothing for the information or the application. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at


Stuck at Prom Contest - $5,000 scholarships awarded by Duck Brand duct tape to the couple (two individuals) who will attend the prom wearing entire outfits and accessories made completely out of duct tape. For complete instructions go to


The "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship programOpen to high school seniors who intend to pursue a fashion-related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college; have a demonstrable record of academic success; have a passion and drive for a fashion-related career. Applicants must submit an application via the scholarship application form which can be found at


Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship -   Awarded to high school seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Please visit


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - $1000 scholarship awarded to the student who best writes an essay describing your educational goals explaining your plans on achieving the goals. For information on how to apply please go to


Odenza Vacations College Scholarship - $500 scholarship awarded.  For online application and more information please go to


Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship -   $1,000.00 Scholarship will be awarded to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: 1. A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, 2. A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.  The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  Interested students must visit and click on the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage to locate the application


"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.


"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.


"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.


BigSun Scholarship - The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student-athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.   Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.  The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.  Please visit our website to learn how to apply.


The Recovery Village Scholarship Nationwide organization helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery.  The scholarship is for students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction.


Course Hero Scholarships - Veteran Hero Scholarship; Rise-Up First Generation Scholarship; Community Hero Scholarship; High School Super Senior Scholarship   LINK for Applications 

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Amazon Student Scholarship - $5000 merit-based scholarship awarded to 50 students. Must join Amazon Student to be eligible. For information and application please go to


Washington Media Scholars Foundation Scholarship - Two scholarships available; Media Scholars Program and Media Plan Case Competition ($10,000) and Media Fellows Program ($25,000).  Application and information can be found at 


The Hamilton Award recognizes high school juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements. Every year 35 to 40 students nationally are selected to enter their leadership program. Through their Hamilton Leaders Academy, they help their scholars get into college, transition into university life, and then the workforce. For information on how to ally please go to

  Baron and Budds Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarhip

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Starbucks College Achievement Plan along with ASU - For the opportunity of full tuition reimbursement plus other benefits of being a Starbucks Partner please go to: Starbucks College Plan

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NEW! Co-op Scholarship Programs

What is Co-operative Education (Co-op)?

Cooperative Education is an optional, academic program that enables students to earn academic credit while gaining degree-related work experience prior to graduation. It is a planned, progressive educational strategy in which the student learns about his/hers field of study through hands-on experience in the workplace. It allows students to earn money and help finance their education

Starbucks College Achievement Plan along with ASU - For the opportunity of full tuition reimbursement plus other benefits of being a Starbucks Partner please go to: Starbucks College Plan

WUE Program - College in the West for Less!!

Information on the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program and how to get a break on out of state tuition!

Sports Scholarships


Athnet Scholarships - $1000 scholarship awarded to a student athlete. You must complete a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education. For application information please visit Application deadline is June 1, 2016.

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Scholarship - Twenty scholar athletes will each receive $20,000 in scholarship money. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program honors athletes for demonstrating excellence in school, on their sports team, and in their community. For more details and application go to: 


Caitlin Brondolo Golf Scholarship - $2500 awarded to a female high school senior who has played golf a minimum of two years with hopes to play collegiate golf. For information and application please go to: Caitlin Foundation or the Guidance Office Scholarship DrawerApplication deadline has passed, please check back for the 2015/2016 school year.

WSCGA Foundation Scholarship (Women's Southern California Golf Association) - Supports the athletic dreams of Young women's golfers, but also their academic pursuits and talents through scholarship awards. Must fill out a general scholarship application and then committee decides which scholarship is best suited for the applicant based on her talents, extra-curricular activities, and academic goals. Application and information can be found at: WSCGA Foundation Scholarships and Guidance Off ice Scholarship Drawer. Application deadline has passed, please check back for the 2015/2016 school year.

Wendy's High School Heisman - The Wendy’s High School Heisman student and school recognition program selects School Winners from every school that has students apply. One male and one female from your school’s applicants will become a School Winner. Students are guaranteed recognition for their athletic achievements, academic excellence, and community leadership. And so is our school. For application information and timeline please go to: Wendys Highschool Heisman Online application deadline has passed for the 2014-2015 school year.

 The Women’s Western Golf Foundation (WWGF) is a National Charitable Trust formed in 1971. Since inception 41 years ago, it has granted in excess of $3.5 million to more than 530 undergraduate scholars from 45 States.  Award winners receive a grant in the amount of $8,000 over four years. Two thousand dollars ($2,000) per year is applied toward tuition, room & board, and other university fees or charges. Money is sent directly to the University. The Scholarship is renewable each year, for four years, if the student meets the requirements. For more information please go to: (PDF). Application deadline has passed, please check back for the 2015-2016 school year.



SJHHS Generic Scholarship Application

Do you want to be considered for local, community scholarhips?  Download the community scholarship application (DOCX) to be completed and turned into Mrs. Scherf in the Guidance Office by  Application deadline February 1.   Questions?  Please see Mrs. Scherf

Trade and Technical School Scholarships

 Trade and Technical Scholarships

Did you know…..not every student that advances into higher education signs up for a four-year curriculum?  Some high school graduates seek job training that lasts a year or two and then places them in the workforce.  Technical, trade and vocational schools do not always bask in the financial aid limelight attracted by high-profile universities, but scholarships and grants are available for trade schools too. Corporate benefactors and private associations contribute to educational funding to schools that teach relevant subjects. Trade unions also mobilize funding for members and their families who engage in related education. Individual State Governments also sponsor financial aid initiatives aimed directly at vocational school students. What does this mean for technical school students:  Financial assistance is available for most programs, especially for candidates who qualify for merit-based vocational school scholarships.

Scholarship App for Dreamers

DREAMers roadmap