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Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Name of Scholarship
The following opportunities are provided by generous local community members or clubs specifically for our students. 
Due Date
You must adhere to scholarship deadlines!
AAUW Laguna Beach Scholarship*

$1000 scholarship - due February 28 by 3pm

Assistance League Capistrano Valley $3,500 per student - April 20, 2020
Coral Thrift Shop Scholarship March 1, 2020
Dana Point Women's Club Scholarship* 4 year and 2 year - March 27, 2020
Democratic Women of South Orange County Scholarship $1,000 - May 10, 2020
Dennis Mulvaney Military Family Student Scholarships April 30, 2020
DHHS PTSA Senior Scholarships March 31, 2020
Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association Scholarship March 21, 2020
Doris Walker Memorial Scholarship (send completed application to Heidi Hyde at  April 24, 2020
Environmental Science Scholarship May 8, 2020
Jeanette Brown Continuing Education Scholarship (fill out Local Scholarship Application to the right) April 20, 2020
Laguna Niguel Republican Women Scholarship TBA - check back soon
Laguna Niguel Rotary Scholarship* TBA - application open
Laguna Niguel Women's Club Scholarship* March 15, 2020
Lantern Village Association* $500 - March 31, 2020
Laguna Niguel Republic Women Federated  $500 - April 15, 2020
Lauren Catuzzi Memorial Scholarship (fill out the Local Scholarship Application to the right) March 15, 2020
Lisa Cosenza Memorial Scholarship TBA - application open
Mission Viejo Activities Committee March 15, 2020
Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club 2 year college - April 24, 2020
National Charity League Scholarship Program February 18, 2020 - please let your AA know you will be applying
Niguel Shores Men's Club (open to males & females) March 30, 2020
OCYSF Scholar Athlete Award  $2,500 - March 25, 2020
OCYSF Jim Valentine Courage Award for Athletes $2,500 - March 25, 2020
Richard Deffenbaugh Scholarship provided by Dana Point Chamber of Commerce May 1, 2020
Rosen Law Offices Community Outreach Scholarship May 15, 2020
San Clemente Area Republican Women Federated Scholarship CANCELLED FOR 2020
Teri Lynn O'Brien Memorial Scholarship*  March 15, 2020


Private Scholarships:
Name of Scholarship
Submit applications directly
to the scholarship organization.
Due Date
You must adhere to scholarship deadlines!
10 Words or less Scholarship April 30, 2020
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program June 12, 2020
AES Engineering Scholarship October 5, 2020
American Legion Oratical Contest Further information must be requested
AMVETS National 4-year Scholarship April 30, 2020
Art-A-Fair Foundation Scholarship TBA
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship March 2, 2020 unless otherwise noted
AXA Achievement Scholarship Passed
B. Davis Scholarship $1000 scholarship - due May 22, 2020
BigSun Scholarship June 19, 2020
Burger King Scholarship Passed
CAEOP Supporting Education Scholarship Passed
California Alarm Association Scholarship April 10, 2020
California Association of State and Federal Education Programs - CAASFEP April 10, 2020
California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation March 6, 2020
CEHA Scholarships Passed
Chairish Scholarship Program June 30th
Christermon Foundation Scholarship February 15, 2020
Coca-Cola Scholarship Passed
College Board Opportunity Scholarships Rolling admission
CSEA Dependent Scholarship Application March 1, 2020
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship $1000 - December 15, 2020
Distinguished Young Women of CA TBA - check back soon
The Dominguez Firm Collegiate Scholarship Award $5,000 - July 31, 2020
Dr. Pepper Scholarship Passed
Edison Scholarship Passed
Elks National Foundation

November 15, 2020

Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship May 26, 2020
Filene Music Scholarship Passed
Free Speech Essay Contest Passed
Fitness and Educational Scholarship $1,000 - November 15, 2020
Fountainhead Essay Contest April 25, 2020
Gates Scholarship Passed
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant April 30, 2020
Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc August 14, 2020
Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship March 31, 2020
Hispanic Education Endowment Fund Passed
Hispanic Heritage Foundation: Youth Awards Passed
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship program April 15, 2020
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs Passed
Huntingon Learning Center Scholarship June 30, 2020
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship March 15, 2020
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholar Award Passed
James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship March 2, 2020
Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc., (JLOCC) Scholarships Passed
Kids' Chance of California Scholarship May 15, 2020
Latino Youth Leadership Academy  Juniors - March 15, 2020
Levine Scholars Program  Passed
Marbella Scholarship Foundation not offered 2020
Maryknoll Student Essay Contest Passed
Military Child of the Year Award Passed
2020 Mixed Martial Arts Scholarship $900 - November 15, 2020
National Co-Op Scholarship Program February 15, 2020
National Honor Society Scholarship Passed
National Space Club Keynote Scholarship Passed
NROTC Marine Scholarship October 1st and December 31st 
OCA-CA Pearls of Orange County March 31, 2020
OCYSF Jim Valentine Courage Award for Athletes $2,500 - March 25, 2020
One for Two Education Foundation Scholarship after 500 applications OR February 15, 2020
Orange County Community Foundation Check website for various award deadlines
Orange County Mensa Scholarships  Passed
Ordenza Marketing Group Scholarship March 30, 2020
PB&J Scholarship May, 31 2020
Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship December 31, 2020
PFLAG South OC Scholarship April 15, 2020
PG & E Scholarship February 10, 2020
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Passed
Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program depends on scholarship
Rezvan Foundation Scholarship Passed
Ron and Kelly Woods Memorial Scholarship * For more details, see Mrs. Casazza in Guidance
Ron Brown Scholarship Passed
Rustic Pathways: Global Perspectives Scholarship August 1, 2020
Scholarship for Kids of Injured Workers May 15, 2020
SEG Foundation Scholarship March 1, 2020
Sixt Scholars Program  Passed
Sons of Italy Western Foundation March 1, 2020
Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship February 15, 2020
State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship March 15, 2020
Student-View Scholarship Program April 22, 2020
SunTec Auto December 15, 2020
The Beauty and Wellness Scholarship for Women Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31, June 30, September 30
The Great Clips Scholarship Program Open now
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program February 1, 2020
The Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship May 1, 2020
The Roberston Scholars Program Passed
The Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship $5,000 - February 15, 2020 by midnight
Torch Awards Essay Scholarship Passed
Travis W Watkins Scholarship $1,000 - April 30, 2020
U.S. Bank Student Union Scholarship Passed
Unigo $10K Scholarship December 31, 2020
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Passed
Willow Tree Scholarship  June 8, 2020
  • Review this site weekly, especially during the Spring Semester. Although the majority of the scholarship opportunities listed below are only for graduating seniors, some do not have grade level restrictions. 
  • The scholarship listings in the chart have either a direct link to the donor's website or an application that you may download and complete and send to the organization. 
  • Begin your search early and start collecting the pieces of information you will need for your applications:  essay, high school transcript, recommendation letters from teachers, community members, employers, etc., resume of honors and activities and awards. Update your information as needed.
  • Follow application instructions carefully and apply directly to the scholarship organization. 
  • Send your completed application to the address listed on the application and be sure to adhere to the organization's deadline.

  • If the organization requires an official transcript you need to order it through Parchment and have it sent to you.

  • Be sure to give yourself time to have the official transcript sent to you.  Keep the official transcript sealed and attach to your scholarship application.