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Updated 12/7
Here you will find scholarships that are sent to us directly from Universities and organizations. In addition, the Senior Bulletin will be saved here and is full of Scholarship opportunities in which students have had success. The Senior Bulletins are located at the bottom of this page.
University specific scholarships exist on every campus. Please look to the universities you are applying/accepted to for these University specific scholarships. 
Bentley University Bentley University has put together a terrific resource for the college search process, Admission 101 series. It is filled with insightful, easy-to-understand content that will make this process a little easier. Topics include:
Creating a College List 
Campus Visit Tours
Build a Resume
Letters of Recommendation
How to Write a College Essay
Getting the Most Out of College Fairs
Ace You College Interview
Understanding Financial Aid
Prepare for Standardized Tests
Searching for Scholarships
When to Apply
How to Get Recruited as an Athlete
Caring.com Scholarships for students who are caregivers. We understand that student caregivers may not have the time to scour the Internet to find available scholarships to help them pay for college. That’s why we’re handling some of that research by compiling and updating the below list to ensure they have access to the latest caregiver scholarships and information.    https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers/
College Board National Recognition Programs
College Board Opportunity Scholarships Ongoing.    https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?excmpid=vt-00248
Fastweb Scholarship Search Engine. Ongoing.     https://www.fastweb.com/
Going Merry Scholarships. FAFSA®. College cost comparisons. Student loan info.
All in one place. All for free. 
Middle-Class Scholarship    https://www.csac.ca.gov/middle-class-scholarship
The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) provides undergraduate students, including students pursuing a teaching credential, with family income and assets up to $226,000 a scholarship to attend University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), or California Community Colleges with a baccalaureate program. Students may receive the MCS award for up to 4 years depending on education level when awarded.
For more information regarding MCS and eligibility requirements, please visit the CSAC webpage at https://www.csac.ca.gov/middle-class-scholarship.
To apply for the Middle Class Scholarship, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) before the March 2nd deadline. After they have submitted their FAFSA or CADAA, they must establish a WebGrants 4 Students account to monitor their state financial aid. The WebGrants 4 Students website has been updated and now offers enhanced security features and easier navigation. https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/
Linked below you will find the College Preparation Checklist that your high schools can benefit from. We would greatly appreciate your assistance in forwarding this information to your students.
College Preparation Checklist: https://studentaid.gov/resources/prepare-for-college/checklists/12th-grade
Scholarships.com  This is a great free scholarship search engine.      https://www.scholarships.com/

Unigo College Matching and Scholarship, Ongoing.    https://www.unigo.com/


11/28 Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that recipients may use for undergraduate study at ANY accredited college or university in the United States. This scholarship is for JUNIORS in the Class of 2025.
Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2025 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Winners may use the scholarship to pursue any academic major.
Academic excellence is the primary criterion considered by the Coolidge Scholarship. Secondary criteria include an interest in public policy and an appreciation of the values President Coolidge championed. Successful candidates will also demonstrate humility and have a record of genuine service to their communities. A complete description of the scholarship’s criteria is available here.
The competition for the Coolidge Scholarship is significant -- only a few new Coolidge Scholarships are awarded each year from a pool of candidates that spans the entire country. Even so, students have reported to us in past years they were glad to have applied even if they didn’t win because the experience helped prepare them for college applications later on. Furthermore, the Coolidge Foundation invites one hundred of the top Coolidge Scholarship applicants to participate in the Coolidge Senators Program, which includes an all-expenses-paid summit gathering and a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarship applicants are automatically considered for the Senators Program.
The submission deadline is 5:00 PM Pacific time, Thursday, January 18, 2024
12/7 Distinguished Young Women of Los Angeles County cordially invites the Class of 2025, Juniors, to apply for $1 Billion in Scholarships
Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women (DYW) is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. It positively impacts the lives of young women by providing a transformative experience that promotes reaching your full potential, includes Life Skills Workshops, and makes available over $1 Billion in scholarships every year. Distinguished Young Women strives to give every young woman the opportunity to further her education and prepare for a successful future.
 The Distinguished Young Women of Los Angeles County Scholarship Program for the Class of 2025 will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Please note that the deadline to apply is Friday, February 2, 2024 and there is absolutely NO COST to participate.
All local participants are eligible for scholarships from participating universities, just by participating in the program. Participants selected to represent Los Angeles County will receive a cash scholarship and the opportunity to compete for $30,000 in cash scholarships at the Distinguished Young Women of California program in the summer of 2024.
10/19 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Contest Topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. To learn more about political courage, visit Contest Information and FAQs. All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.Contest Deadline
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2023. The contest deadline is January 12, 2024.Recognition and Awards
First-place: $10,000          Second-place: $3,000          Five Finalists: $1,000 each          Ten Semi-finalists: $100 each     https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/getting-started
11/16 KPMG Future Leaders Program
I am reaching out to you today because you may work with deserving female high school seniors who could be eligible for this valuable leadership development program. Please share this online application with your qualifying female students and encourage them to apply for this wonderful opportunity.
The KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards 22 deserving high school female seniors: 
1.    A scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college
2.    A virtual leadership development retreat and ongoing KPMG support 
3.    A pairing with an executive mentor for one-year
Applicant criteria includes:
    High school female senior planning to enroll in a four-year undergraduate program for the upcoming 2024 fall semester
    U.S. Citizen or permanent resident (including all U.S. territories)
    Demonstrate a significant financial need (maximum household income of $75,000)
    Proven track record of academic excellence and leadership potential with minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
    Interest in a business or STEM academic track
    Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit/community organization
Applications must be submitted online by February 1, 2024. An independent selection committee will select and notify the 22 recipients by April 15, 2024.
11/30 Pomona Valley Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The 23-24 PVAC Scholarship Application is now available.
Visit www.pvacdst.org to complete the Online Application
Who is Eligible? Graduating High School Seniors with an Emphasis on African-American Female Students
Deadline: Saturday, March 9, 2024
See pdf below

11/14 Scholarship Guidance - See the 15 Scholarship Programs below (See pdf) https://scholarshipguidance.com/newsletterBelow you will find a list of 15 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than 500 Individual Scholarship Awards this school year. Students from your school are eligible for all awards below.

10/19 Walnut Valley Rotary Scholarship Contest.

The Speech contest is for high school students grades 9th thru 12th. I have attached the contestant guidelines. 
This year theme is (Create Hope in the World) 
The speech will need to incorporate the Rotary 4 way test of what we say or do.   
1. Is it the Truth
2. Is it fair to all concerned
3. Will it build Goodwill and better friendships.
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned.
At one point in the speech those 4 questioned must be asked and addressed.
Thank you and please let me know if you have any questions. 
The date of the contest is January 24th at 8am, location to be announced in December. See pdfs below