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Scholarships 2019-2020

Deadline Name & Link Information and Requirements
12/31/19 Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) Applicants must be Latino/a and lived in Orange County for the last 3 years, be enrolling at a 4 year university, be a first generation college student and have a family income limit of $60,000. Must complete FAFSA or Dream Act. 
1/3/20 Foot Locker Scholars $20,000 to 20 Student Athletes. 
1/15/20 Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship Porch will award a $3,000 scholarship twice a year to eligible students. 
  • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • 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 home services offered by Porch.
  • Winners are drawn at random 
2/29/20 College Board Opportunity Scholarships Open to all, regardless of GPA or test scores, this unique scholarship program guides students to complete six essential steps that move them closer to college with the chance to earn scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000.* The more effort that students put in, the more chances they have to earn scholarships.
3/2/20 Asian Pacific Fund Multiple scholarships available. Earliest deadline is March 2nd. Some have ethnic background requirements and some do not. Amounts range from $1,000-$20,000.
3/15/20 MVAC Mission Viejo Activities Committee - To qualify high school seniors need to attend a CUSD school and have volunteered at least 150 hours; 25 hours need to be in Mission Viejo. MVAC may award up to 5 $1,000 scholarships. 
8/14/20 Injury Scholarship $1,000 scholarship for college-bound students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives, pursue higher education, and achieve career success. A successful essay should be a minimum of 500 words and clearly answer the prompt. 

Opens in December

Cox Scholars

High school seniors in Southern California who live in a Cox service area (Confirm eligibility before applying). Must plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four-year university within the U.S. Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0. Active involvement in extracurricular activities, community service, or work experience, demonstrated financial need and must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. The average amount of award: $1,000-$5,000.