Scholarships


*Note: Uni, nor any of it's affiliates, are responsible for the legitimacy or quality of the scholarships listed. 
 
Excellence in Science & Dedication to Community Service Scholarship (The Swardstrom Group)
For graduating seniors who will be enrolling in an institution of higher learning in the fall of 2017 and who have demonstrated meaningful community service that has been science related. 
Award is $500 to the top male and female who apply
Apply by April 11, 2017 
Click Here to apply

California Alarm Association & Electronic Security Association (CAA/ESA) Scholarship Program

For graduating seniors who will receive a high school diploma. 
Awards range from $1,000 to $7,500.
Apply by March 24, 2017 
Click Here to apply

Greater Irvine Chamber Scholarship (In Honor of John Greg Colvin)

For students who are currently enrolled OR have been accepted to a university or college within the Irvine footprint. Must demonstrate extraordinary committment to family, education, fitness and community.
Apply by April 21, 2017 
Click Here for application and for a list of qualifying colleges and universities

Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship

For high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year, pursuing a bachelor's degree in a STEM field. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and demonstrate financial need. Must also maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Award entails ten four-year scholarships of $2,500 per year ($10,000 in total).
Apply by April 11, 2017 
Click Here for application and details

Lee Bryn Brooks Community Service Scholarship (IPSF)

Awards of up to $5,000 will be awarded to graduating IUSD high school students planning to pursue post-secondary education who exemplify the qualities of community service and leadership that defined Lee Bryn Brooks. This scholarship reinforces the commitment to serving the community by providing recognition and financial support to students who serve the community of Orange County, California. Applicants must exhibit scholastic achievement and financial need
Apply by April 14, 2017 by 4:00pm
Click Here for application and details

The Taco Bell Foundation's Live Mas Scholarship

2017 Taco Bell Foundation's Live Mas Scholarship is available for legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are aged between 16-24 years and enrolled in post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two-and-four-year colleges, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools). 
10 Awards: $25000 each, 60 Awards: $10000 each, 30 Awards: $5000 eachApply by May 12, 2017
Click Here for application and details

Dr. Kevin Armstrong Memorial Scholarship (IPSF)

Scholarship up to $5,000 will be awarded to a qualified Irvine Unified School District high school senior planning to pursue post-secondary education who exemplifies the qualities of leadership, community service, and academic excellence that defined Kevin Armstrong, IUSD alumnus and IPSF Spirit of Excellence in Leadership Award recipient. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and participate in high school athletics or other (club) sports.
Apply by April 14, 2017 by 4:00pm
Click Here for application and details

IPSF Student Athlete Scholarshop
This scholarship award, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, will be awarded to a qualified Irvine Unified School District high school senior who participated in youth sports in Irvine and plans to pursue post-secondary education. Applicants will be selected based on the qualities of leadership, community service, and academic excellence.
Apply by April 14, 2017 by 4:00pm
Click Here for application and details

Irvine Unified Council PTA (IUCPTA)
IUCPTA is pleased to offer one $500 Scholarship at each Irvine High School (Creekside, Irvine High, Northwood, San Joaquin, Woodbridge and University High) to a graduating senior that will be used towards continued education after graduation. Must be a current PTSA member.
Apply by April 30, 2017
Click Here for application and details

Assistance League of Irvine Announces 2017 High School Scholarship Program 
For graduating seniors from IUSD, planning to attend Irvine Valley College full-time, are invited to apply for a scholarship.
This is a needs-based scholarship.
Click Here for details. You may also visit Mrs. Gatlin in the College & Career Center for a hard copy application
Apply by April 7, 2017

Hong Kong Schools Alumni Federation Scholarship Foundation
For graduating Seniors in California, who demonstrate financial need and are a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Must also have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have successfully gained admission to an accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. and the applicant will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study no later than fall 2017.
Award is $2,000
Apply by April 28, 2017

Click Here for application
Click Here for criteria

John Colvin Memorial Scholarship (Irvine Chamber of Commerce)

This scholarship will be awarded to a senior(s) who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to: family, education, fitness and community. Senior must be engaged in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's Degree. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a California resident. Must demonstrate financial need.
Award: two scholarships of $2,500 each.
For details on all eligibility criteria Click Here
For application Click Here
Apply by April 15, 2017

PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship

For high school seniors continuing to higher education; LGBTQIA full-time undergraduate; LGBTQIA student attending or planning on attending a vocational school. Scholarship awards can range from $500-$2,500.
Click Here for details
Apply by May 10, 2017

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
For seniors who can write a strong essay answering one of three essay topics. Essay must be between 800 and 1,600 words in length. Award is up to $20,000 for 1st place. 
Visit AynRand.org/contests or email:  for additional details
Click Here for flyer
Apply by April 28, 2017

The Paradigm Challenge

Do you have an innovative team that is up for a challenging project?
Click Here for application and detials
Grand Prize is $100,000 dollars to split between your team!
Entry period ends May 1, 2017

Asian Pacific Community Fund (Chen Foundation)
For high school seniors planning to attend a California State University or a Community College as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2017. Open to all majors and there is no ethnicity requirement. 
Apply by March 29, 2017
Click Here for details

Asian Pacific Community Fund (Royal Business Bank)

For high school seniors who reside in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties, and Clark County-Nevada
Open to all majors and there is no ethnicity requirement. Available for seniors planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in Fall 2017. Apply by March 29, 2017
Click Here for details

TASF (Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund)
For high school seniors planning to attend a University/College in the U.S. in the Fall of 2017
Fund is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American youth fulfull their dreams
of obtaining higher education. Apply by March 29, 2017
Click Here to view flyer and details

Gettysburg College STEM Scholarship

For an opportunity to attend a STEM-focused pre-orientation workshop with other STEM
Scholars. Enroll in an exclusive First-Year Seminar and take explore other STEM offerings 
(faculty-student research, peer-mentoring, internship opportunities and more).
Click Here for application
Click Here for information on STEM Scholar focused session during their Jan. Open House
(Juniors may also attend the Open House)

National Student Leadership Conference/Scholarships

For more than 25 years, outstanding high school students have come to the NSLC to explore
a future career, develop leadership skills and experience college life.
For an overview of the programs Click Here
For information on scholarships offered Click Here

Congressional Award

Open to ages 14 to 23 year-olds. 
Award: Participants earn Bronze, Siver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Award Medals.
Awards are based on four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness and 
Expedition/Exporation.
Please Click HERE for additional information and how to register

Scholarships for Students with Disabilites (Disability.gov)
Multiple scholarships to review!
Please Click HERE for the link

Navy Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

(SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate
degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully
employed upon degree completion.
CLICK HERE FOR INFO
Other helpful links: http://smart.asee.org 

 
B. Davis Scholarship
For Juniors and Seniors. This is not an academic scholarship but they would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. 
Award $1,000
 
Fostering Entrepreneurship TiE South Coast (UCI)
To strengthen entrepreneurship in high school students (business program)
Awards range from $1,000-$10,000 
Apply at http://southcoast.tie.org/category/programs/
 
Elk Scholarships

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Awards $500 to seniors who submit the best short story about machinery.
Apply at www.usedforkliftcalifornia.com by June 15th, 2017
 
ABC Wildlife Scholarship
Awards $1000 to senior girls who seek to pursue a career in science.
Apply at www.abcwildlife.com by June 26th, 2017
 
BGG Communications Scholarship
Awards $1000 to students (age 16+) who submit the best essay regarding information/communication
technology and a college education.
Apply at www.breylancommunications.com/apply.php by June 30th, 2017

Crescent Electric Supply Company's "Energy Efficient" Scholarship

Must at least be a graduating senior. Show how you as an individual would make an an effort to minimize your energy usage by sharing a photo on Twitter that represents how you reduce your carbon footprint. Use the hashtag #CEscholarship for a chance to win. Award is $1,000 and the winner will be announced on the company blog. Complete the form HERE and follow all of the directions listed. Apply by August 8, 2017





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