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1. INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIPS - If you’ve never heard of insurance scholarships, then listen up. These top insurance scholarships offer financial support from $500 to $10,000 to a full-ride. Here is a list of the best ones you can apply for, keep in mind that some of the applications don’t open until the beginning of every year. For further scholarship criteria, and deadlines go to
3. ROSS AUTOMOTIVE SCHOLARSHIP, ESSAY CONTEST-High school seniors attending participating schools must have a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) and plan to attend an accredited two or four-year college or university. Pick up information in the Career Center. Deadline is Friday, May 10, 2019.
4. Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program. This scholarship for students interested in enrolling in Career and Technical Education programs for Fall 2019. Applicants must fulfill the following criteria: Must complete high school or earned high school equivalency credential by spring. Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment. Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution. Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible. Be under the age of 30 and be a United States citizen. To apply online, please visit application.horatioalger.org
5. Jeff Sein Kwan Yang Memorial Scholarship is to provide students financial support who are immigrants or children of immigrants in their pursuit of higher education. It is open to students of all ethnic backgrounds who reside in the San Gabriel Valley. Students from low income or working-class families are especially encouraged to apply. The requirements are 1. Graduating from a San Gabriel Valley high school, 2. An immigrant or child of an immigrant, AND 3. Committed to serving the immigrant community in some aspects. Deadline is June 30, 2019. To apply online, visit www.jeffyangscholarship.com
6. The AJWang Foundation Scholarship Fund a $2000, a year for up to three years with $1000.00 granted for each semester. Applicants must be a resident or citizen of the US of America and its territories or Deferred Action for Childhood Affival (DACA) and/or Dream Act eligible. Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Be a graduating high school senior from an accredited high school with a goal to attend a community college and earn a degree or certification, and/or meet transfer requirements. Commit to enroll as a full time (minimum of 12 units) student, without interruption, for the entire academic school year at one of the above-mentioned community colleges. Deadline is June 1st, 2019. To apply you need to come to the Career Center and pick up an application.
DEADLINE: First Application Cycle Timeline – Application Deadline: June 30th, Interviews with finalist: July, First winner announced: July 31st.
Second Application Cycle Timeline – Application deadline: December 31st, Interview with finalist: January, First winner announced: January 31st.