Scholarships in Orange

California Mathematics Council - South Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a Southern California resident and a member of California Mathematics Council - South. Application, college transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Swenson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 24

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a member of an ELCA congregation in Orange County, California. Applicant must be admitted to the University with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated motivation, drive, and financial need.

Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have an amateur radio license and be attending a regionally accredited school. Preference is given to residents of the ARRL Southwestern Division (Arizona and Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and Santa Barbara, Calif.).

HPRA Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 5

Applicant must be an outstanding undergraduate Hispanic student who is pursuing a career in public relations and related communications fields.

TELACU Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 17

Applicant must be a first-generation college student from a low-income family, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be a full time student. Applicant must be a permanent resident of one of the specified communities in California, Illinois, Texas, or New York. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and financial need. Priority will be given to applicants majoring in business, science, technology, engineering or math, and who are attending institutions with matching funds and/or are located in Southern California.

Ken Inouye Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 8

Applicant must be a resident of Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties, California, or enrolled in an institution in Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic minority. Selection based upon accomplishments, potential, and financial need.

Helen Johnson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 8

Applicant must be a resident of Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties, California, or enrolled in an institution in Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties. Selection based upon accomplishments, potential, and financial need.

Carl Greenburg Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 8

Applicant must be a resident of Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties, California, or enrolled in an institution in Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties. Selection based upon accomplishments, potential, and financial need.

Bill Farr Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 8

Applicant must be a resident of Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties, California, or enrolled in an institution in Los Angeles, Ventura, or Orange Counties. Selection based upon accomplishments, potential, and financial need.

David C. Lizarraga Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: March 17

Applicant must be a first-generation college student who is in need of financial support and is a permanent resident of one of the specified communities in California, Illinois, New York, or Texas. Applicant must be enrolled in a full time graduate program and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. A pool of applicants will be invited to an interview, where the recipient of the fellowship will be selected based upon leadership, professional/extracurricular achievement, commitment to development of communities, and financial need.

Walt Bartram Memorial Education Award (Region 12 & Chapter 119)

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who commits to enroll in or who already is enrolled as a full-time college or university student pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering or a closely related field within the areas of New Mexico, Arizona, or Southern California. Applicant must be a resident of one of those states and be a current SME Chapter member (with the exception of high school students who may apply without any SME member relationship). A minimum 3.5 GPA is required.

Banatao Filipino American Education Fund College Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 20

Applicant must be a current high school senior who is at least half Filipino and a resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Sacramento, San Benito, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, or Stanislaus. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college or university and major in engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental science, or a physical science. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Donny Bridgman Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate from Newport Harbor High School, Newport Mesa school district, or Orange County.

Orange County Alumni Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of Orange County. Selection based upon academic merit, leadership and community involvement.

HSF/Cien Anos Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and at least 21 years of age by April 15. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a two- or four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required.

HSF/HSBC-North America Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must be a current undergraduate sophomore or a current community college student who is planning on transferring to a four-year college or university; thus having junior status in the upcoming academic school year. Resume and FAFSA are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Nissan Community College Transfer Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a community college with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to transfer and enroll as a full-time student pursuing a degree in business, engineering, communications, or media arts at a four-year accredited institution. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Procter & Gamble Company Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Brad Evans Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be an Orange County high school senior from the Newport-Mesa Unified school district who has been accepted into an accredited program at the University of California, Berkeley and is enrolled as a full time student. Minimum 3.5 GPA, transcript, and essay required.

Case-Swayne Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from the Santa Ana Unified School District or the Corona-Norco School District who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school. Outstanding scholastic ability and financial need must be demonstrated. Essay and current transcript required.

Charles H. and Ethel E. Wolfe Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be an Orange County resident who plans to attend a U.S. nonprofit college or university. High scholastic achievement, community involvement, and financial need must be demonstrated.

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Orange County Centennial Academic Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be an Orange County graduating high school senior who is a resident of Orange County, CA and plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university. Leadership skills and community service involvement must be demonstrated. Minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum 2100 SAT score or 31 ACT score required.

Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is a resident of Orange County, California and plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university majoring in the arts. Leadership skills and community service involvement must be demonstrated. Essay, current transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.

Orange County Centennial Certification Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who resides in Orange County, California and plans to enter the work force after completing a two-year vocational program. Leadership skills and community service involvement must be demonstrated. Essay and two letters of recommendation required.

Robert C. and Lillian DuSoe Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior of the Laguna Beach Unified School District or Santa Ana Unified School District who plans to attend an accredited college/university majoring in writing or music. Financial need must be demonstrated. Essay required.