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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 TBA
Coral Thrift Shop Scholarship TBA
Dana Point Women's Club Scholarship* 4 year and 2 year - TBA
Dana Point Voice of Democracy (VFW Post 9934) October 31, 2020
Dennis Mulvaney Military Family Student Scholarships April 30, 2021
DHHS PTSA Senior Scholarships March 31, 2021
Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association Scholarship TBA
Doris Walker Memorial Scholarship (send completed application to Heidi Hyde at  TBA
Environmental Science Scholarship TBA
Jeanette Brown Continuing Education Scholarship (fill out Local Scholarship Application to the right) April 20, 2021
Laguna Niguel Republican Women Scholarship TBA - check back soon
Laguna Niguel Rotary Scholarship* TBA - application open
Laguna Niguel Women's Club Scholarship* March 15, 2021
Lantern Village Association* $500 - March 31, 2021
Laguna Niguel Republic Women Federated  $500 - April 15, 2021
Lauren Catuzzi Memorial Scholarship (fill out the Local Scholarship Application to the right) March 15, 2021
Lisa Cosenza Memorial Scholarship TBA - application open
Mission Viejo Activities Committee March 15, 2021
Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club 2 year college - April 24, 2021
National Charity League Scholarship Program February 18, 2021 - please let your AA know you will be applying
Niguel Shores Men's Club (open to males & females) March 30, 2021
OCYSF Scholar Athlete Award  $2,500 - March 25, 2020
OCYSF Jim Valentine Courage Award for Athletes TBA
Richard Deffenbaugh Scholarship provided by Dana Point Chamber of Commerce TBA
Rosen Law Offices Community Outreach Scholarship May 15, 2021
San Clemente Area Republican Women Federated Scholarship CANCELLED FOR 2020
Teri Lynn O'Brien Memorial Scholarship*  March 15, 2021


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 November 30, 2020
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program June 12, 2021
AES Engineering Scholarship October 5, 2020
American Legion Oratical Contest Further information must be requested
AMVETS National 4-year Scholarship October 2, 2020
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Will open December 2020
AXA Achievement Scholarship December 15, 2020
BBB Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship $1,500 - due September 30, 2020
B. Davis Scholarship $1000 scholarship - due May 22, 2021
BigSun Scholarship June 19, 2021
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
Coca-Cola Scholarship October 31, 2020
College Board Opportunity Scholarships Rolling admission
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship $1000 - December 15, 2020
The Dominguez Firm Collegiate Scholarship Award December 31, 2020
Dr. Pepper Scholarship October 17, 2020
Edison Scholarship Opening soon
Elks National Foundation

November 15, 2020

Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship May 26, 2021
Filene Music Scholarship TBA
Free Speech Essay Contest December 21, 2020
Fitness and Educational Scholarship $1,000 - November 15, 2020
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 Open December 1, 2020
Hispanic Education Endowment Fund December 31, 2020
Hispanic Heritage Foundation: Youth Awards December 6, 2020
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship program April 15, 2020
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs October 25, 2020
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship TBA
Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholar Award November 13, 2020
Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc., (JLOCC) Scholarships Passed
Kids' Chance of California Scholarship May 15, 2021
Marbella Scholarship Foundation not offered 2020
Maryknoll Student Essay Contest November 16, 2020
Military Child of the Year Award December 7, 2020
2020 Mixed Martial Arts Scholarship $900 - November 15, 2020
National Honor Society Scholarship December 1, 2020
National Space Club Keynote Scholarship December 2, 2020
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 March 30, 2021
PB&J Scholarship June 6, 2021
Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship December 31, 2020
PFLAG South OC Scholarship TBA
PG & E Scholarship TBA
Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship October 15, 2020
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards November 10, 2020
Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program depends on scholarship
Rezvan Foundation Scholarship January 15, 2021
Ron and Kelly Woods Memorial Scholarship * For more details, see Mrs. Casazza in Guidance
Ron Brown Scholarship January 9, 2021
Rustic Pathways: Global Perspectives Scholarship Passed
SEG Foundation Scholarship March 1, 2021
Sixt Scholars Program  Passed
Sons of Italy Western Foundation Passed
Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship TBA - can request info when open
State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship March 15, 2021
Student-View Scholarship Program TBA - can request info when open
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 TBA
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program February 1, 2021
The Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship May 1, 2021
The Roberston Scholars Program November 15, 2020
Torch Awards Essay Scholarship Passed
U.S. Bank Student Union Scholarship October 30, 2020
Unigo $10K Scholarship December 31, 2020
Willow Tree Scholarship  Passed
  • 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.