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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Name of Scholarship

The following opportunities are provided by generous local community members or clubs specifically for our students.

Due Date

Please adhere to scholarship deadlines.

AAUW Laguna Beach Scholarship* (females only)


American Association of University Women - Laguna Beach Branch PASSED
Atlanta Innovative Medicine Scholarship PASSED
Assistance League Capistrano Valley PASSED
Councilmember Villar 2021 Scholarship (must have attended Palisades Elementary school for at least one year) PASSED
Coral Thrift Shop Scholarship PASSED
Dana Point Chamber of Commerce Scholarship PASSED
Dana Point Historical Society Scholarship PASSED
Dana Point Women's Club Scholarship* PASSED
Dana Point Voice of Democracy (VFW Post 9934) PASSED
Dennis Mulvaney Military Family Student Scholarships PASSED
Democratic Women of South Orange County PASSED
DHHS PTSA Senior Scholarships PASSED
Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association Scholarship TBA
Environmental Science Scholarship PASSED
The F. Dennis & Sharon Flynn Memorial Scholarship Fund EXTENDED! June 1, 2021
Jeanette Brown Continuing Education Scholarship (fill out Local Scholarship Application to the right) PASSED
Laguna Niguel Republican Women Scholarship TBA - check back soon
Laguna Niguel Rotary Scholarship* TBA - application open
Laguna Niguel Women's Club Scholarship* PASSED
Lantern Village Association* PASSED
Laguna Niguel Republic Women Federated  PASSED
Lauren Catuzzi Memorial Scholarship (fill out the Local Scholarship Application to the right) PASSED
Lisa Cosenza Memorial Scholarship PASSED
Merrit Grimm "Grimmy" Memorial Scholarship* TBA
Mission Viejo Activities Committee PASSED (open to anyone who has volunteer hours)
Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club 2 year college -PASSED
National Charity League Scholarship Program PASSED - please let your AA know you will be applying
Niguel Shores Men's Club (open to males & females) PASSED
OCYSF Scholar Athlete Award  PASSED
OCYSF Jim Valentine Courage Award for Athletes PASSED
Pacific Coast Corvette Scholarship PASSED
Ray Woods Memorial SOCSA Scholarship PASSED
Rosen Law Offices Community Outreach Scholarship PASSED
San Clemente Area Republican Women Federated Scholarship PASSED
Teri Lynn O'Brien Memorial Scholarship*  PASSED


Private Scholarships:
Name of Scholarship
(Submit applications directly
to the scholarship organization)
Due Date
Please adhere to scholarship deadlines
10 Words or less Scholarship PASSED
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program June 12, 2021
AES Engineering Scholarship PASSED
American Legion Oratical Contest Further information must be requested
AMVETS National 4-year Scholarship PASSED
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship PASSED
AXA Achievement Scholarship PASSED
BBB Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship PASSED
B. Davis Scholarship $1000 scholarship - PASSED
Beauty and Wellness Professionals Scholarship PASSED
Beverage Industry College Scholarship Program PASSED
BigSun Scholarship June 19, 2021
Brady Cobin Law Scholarship Essay Contest PASSED
CAEOP Supporting Education Scholarship Passed
California Association of State and Federal Education Programs - CAASFEP TBA
California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation TBA
CEHA Scholarships TBA
Chairish Scholarship Program January 1st & June 30th
Christermon Foundation Scholarship Opening Fall 2020
Cirkled In "No Sweat" Scholarship PASSED
Coca-Cola Scholarship PASSED
College Board Opportunity Scholarships Rolling admission
Calvin Coolidge Scholarship - for JUNIORS! PASSED
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship PASSED
The Dominguez Firm Collegiate Scholarship Award PASSED
Dr. Pepper Scholarship PASSED
Edison Scholarship Opening soon
Elks National Foundation


Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship May 26, 2021
Filene Music Scholarship TBA
Free Speech Essay Contest PASSED
Fitness and Educational Scholarship PASSED
Fountainhead Essay Contest May 28, 2021
Gates Scholarship Passed
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Passed
Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc August 13, 2021
Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship PASSED
Hispanic Education Endowment Fund PASSED
Hispanic Heritage Foundation: Youth Awards PASSED
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship program PASSED
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs PASSED
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship TBA
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholar Award PASSED
Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc., (JLOCC) Scholarships PASSED
Kids' Chance of California Scholarship PASSED
LPA Interdisciplinary Diversity Scholarship 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 PASSED
National Honor Society Scholarship PASSED
National Space Club Keynote Scholarship PASSED
Nextiva  PASSED
NROTC Marine Scholarship October 1st and December 31st 
OCA-CA Pearls of Orange County Opens in January 2021
OCYSF Jim Valentine Courage Award for Athletes TBA
One for Two Education Foundation Scholarship after 500 applications OR February 15, 2021
Orange County Community Foundation Check website for various award deadlines
Orange County Mensa Scholarships  Passed
Ordenza Marketing Group Scholarship PASSED
PB&J Scholarship June 6, 2021
Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship PASSED
Perlego Technology, Computer Science, or Engineering Scholarships August 20, 2021
PFLAG South OC Scholarship PASSED
PG & E Scholarship TBA
Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship PASSED
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards PASSED
Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program depends on scholarship
Rezvan Foundation Scholarship PASSED
Ron Brown Scholarship PASSED
Rustic Pathways: Global Perspectives Scholarship PASSED
SEG Foundation Scholarship PASSED
Sixt Scholars Program  PASSED
Sons of Italy Western Foundation 2022 applications available in Oct - due March 1, 2022
Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship TBA - can request info when open
State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship PASSED
Student-View Scholarship Program TBA - can request info when open
SunTec Auto PASSED
The Beauty and Wellness Scholarship for Women Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31, June 30, September 30
The Great Clips Scholarship Program TBA
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program PASSED
The Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship PASSED
The Roberston Scholars Program PASSED
Torch Awards Essay Scholarship PASSED
U.S. Bank Student Union Scholarship PASSED
USA COVID-19 Student Support Scholarship PASSED
USA High School Student Scholarship PASSED
Unigo $10K Scholarship PASSED
Willow Tree Scholarship  PASSED
Youth Leadership Scholarship May 31, 2021
  • Review this site weekly, especially during the Spring Semester. Although the majority of the scholarship opportunities listed 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 including essay, high school transcript, recommendation letters and resume. 
  • 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.