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Scholarships 2020-2021

Deadline Name & Link Information and Requirements
Various Horatio Alger Association The Horatio Alger California Scholarship Program provides scholarships to deserving, low income students. Multiple scholarships are available. Must have household earnings less than $55,000, GPA minimum of 2.0, a commitment to pursue a bachelor’s degree and a US citizen.
2/15/21 Beverage Industry Scholarship Program Scholarships will be awarded to California based children, grandchildren or legal guardians of persons who currently hold full-time employment with, or are proprietor of, a company holding a valid California liquor, beer or wine license. This includes restaurants, hotels, retail & wholesale establishments, airlines, breweries, wineries, etc. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university within the United States, beginning in the Fall 2021 term and enroll in 12+ units. Essay required. Award ranges from $3,000-$6,000. 
2/18/21 Amazon Engineering Scholarship Opportunity for a paid internship at Amazon and a $40,000 college scholarship. Requirements: Complete a computer science course in high school (such as an AP course, dual enrollment, IB course, or other high school computer science class, plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science, he a high school senior, US citizen or permanent resident. Employees and immediate family members of Amazon and its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply.

3/31/21 

Extended!

Pacific Coast Corvettes The  Pacific  Coast  Corvettes  (PCC)  club  is offering a scholarship  in  the  amount  of  $3,000. PCC  wishes  to  encourage  automobile  enthusiast  activities and the continued advanced development of automotive  technology. Applicants must plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing  a S.T.E.A.M. major  or  be enrolled in an accredited  technical  trade  school. Other qualifications being equal, preference may be given to those applicants who are able to demonstrate a genuine interest in automobiles  and automotive related activities
4/2/21 Extended! MVAC The Mission Viejo Activities Committee has established a volunteer scholarship program to honor high school seniors of exceptional character and dedication to volunteerism. Recipients are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or gender. Scholarships are in increments of $1,000 and are primarily based on Community Service. Students must have volunteered for at least 150 hours of which 25 hours must have been performed in Mission Viejo. Must be current high school senior planning to enroll for the first time in a full-time course of study at an accredited U.S. four year college or university, or a baccalaureate program at a two year college in the fall following graduation or a technical/trade school certificate program. Completed applications must be emailed to MVAC@cityofmissionviejo.org OR can be dropped off if coordinated in advance by calling 949-830-7066.
3/15/21 Cabrillo Civic Club Scholarship

The Cabrillo Civic Club of California Scholarship is for students of Portuguese Descent. They award $500.00 scholarships each year to deserving students of Portuguese Descent throughout the State of California. The deadline is March 15, 2021. Details and application.

3/21/21 CVHS Foundation Senior Scholarships

The Capistrano Valley High School (CVHS) Foundation will be awarding up to five scholarships of $500 each to Seniors who have made a positive impact while at CVHS. Students may apply online here. 

Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of community representatives. The awards will be presented at the CVHS Senior Awards Ceremony in May. Questions? Please see the above link for more information or contact the CVHS Foundation Board by email at: cvhsfoundation@gmail.com

3/31/21 Never Stop Learning MLG Attorneys at Law are offering their annual Never Stop Learning Scholarship. Open to seniors in Orange County. Winners chosen based on response to discussion prompt. See LINK for details.
4/2/21 CVHS PTSA The CVHS PTSA awards scholarships every year to deserving seniors. Details, application and teacher recommendations are linked to the left. Due to cvhsptsascholarships@gmail.com by April 2nd. 
4/15/21 Mission Viejo Rotary Club

Each year, the Mission Viejo Rotary Club awards a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving college-bound senior based on their community service, leadership skills, academic pursuits and need.  Applicants must have: Completed a minimum of 20 hours of community service, shown service in some form of a leadership capacity, have a 2.5 GPA or above and an explanation of the use of the Scholarship Award

5/7/21 Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a graduating CVHS senior who plans to attend Saddleback College. No minimum GPA requirement. Essay required. Prompt: Life is filled with adversity. You're either coming out of a storm, in the middle of a storm, or about to enter a storm. Describe how you have overcome adversities in your own life. 500 words. Email prompt response no later than May 7th, 2021 to lisaweidmann01@gmail.com

7/21/221 City Property Scholarship

Special consideration will be given to students who are interested in pursuing a career in HOA Management, but anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate field will be considered. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist. This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2021. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.