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Equalizers Running Club Scholarship
Each year, scholarship funds are raised through the Orange Park Acres 4th of July Pre-parade 5K & 10K Epic Challenge Cross Country Trail Race. Must be attending an Orange County, CA High School OR be a prior Orange Park Acres 5K or 10K participant. Must have participated in a High School Track or Cross Country team at some point during High School.
Award: $400 scholarships to one male and one female (Seniors Student-Athlete)
Apply by March 15, 2018
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Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence
This scholarship provides financial support for students pursuing college degrees in the field of mechanical engineering in the form of one $5,500 scholarship.
US Resident, Minimum 3.5 GPA for high school applicants, SAT/ACT Requirement: Must have a total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or higher, Required Documents: Official High School transcript, SAT/ACT scores, completed FAFSA form, two letters of recommendation- one from an advisor of related extracurricular activity, and essay that outlines financial need and career interest. Other: Preference given to Kettering University students; participation in extracurricular activities relating to academic degree or career interest (such as, but not limited to, CDS projects) that indicates leadership potential
Award: $5,500
Apply by March 15, 2018

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Create a unique business plan infographic for one of the following industries: Startup, Restaurant, Non-Profit, Transportation, or Clothing, for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship!
Eligibility - 
Must be a graduating high school senior or enrolled in college. You may not be related to any of FormSwift’s staff or our extended family. International students are eligible to apply
Award: $1,000
Apply by: March 15, 2018

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship
The Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship provides financial support for students pursuing an engineering degree at an ABET-accredited college or university. The scholarship is for $5,000, and students can receive it multiple years but they must apply each year and be selected by the SAE scholarship committee.
Eligibility Requirements - 
U.S. Resident. Open to all applicants- freshman through senior at an ABET accredited program college or university, 3.5 or better GPA for high school applicants. SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above. Financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form. One letter of recommendation
Award: $5,000
Apply by: March 15, 2018

Lee Bryn Brooks Community Service Scholarship
In 2015, IPSF established the Lee Bryn Brooks Community Service Scholarship. Awards up to $5,000 are available to graduating IUSD 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. Review committee will include representatives from IPSF, IUSD, and the Brooks family.
Apply by: March 23, 2018 (by 4:00pm)
Award: Up to $5,000
Submit all materials to

Orange County Legal Secretaries Association Eula May Jett Scholarship
Scholarships are available for high school seniors who have successfully completed high school by the end of June and will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following the school year in a college or business school offering a course of study in the legal field. “Legal field” is defined by this program as legal secretary, legal assistant (including paralegal), court reporter, and law enforcement administrator. Scholarships are not intended for students planning to enter law school. All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California and must be attending school within the State of California during the scholarship year. Students need to submit a biographical letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and an unofficial school transcript. Details about these requirements can be found on the Application checklist.
Apply by: Friday, March 23, 2018 (Applications are to be mailed)
Application & Application Checklist:

California Alarm Association (CAA)
The 2018 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program offers $25,000 in funds to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in the State of California who are graduating from high school in 2018. There are 11 regional awards, one statewide award, and two national awards. This program rewards students who have excelled academically and are active in community service and extracurricular activities at their school. The members of the California Alarm Association (CAA) provide products and services that enhance public safety in every community in the state. We share a common mission with public safety officials to improve the quality of life for every citizen in California. One of the unique aspects of our scholarship program is the requirement for each applicant to submit an essay about how their parent or guardian helps secure their community. This essay is judged on grammar and content and reinforces the important role that law enforcement and fire service personnel play in our community.
Apply by: March 30, 2018


Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship Awards
The Orange County Alumnae Chapter  of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Scholarship Awards Program provides scholarship to outstanding African-American college-bound high school students who are residents of Orange County. Awards are granted annually to students who have been accepted by an accredited  college or university and have gone through a formal application, screening and interview process with the sorority.
Apply by (postmarked): March 31, 2018.

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 commitment to family, education, fitness and community.
Apply by April 18, 2018 
Click Here for application and for a list of qualifying colleges and universities

ITA Scholarships (Two)

Department of Defense scholarships provide cash awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to DoD.
Apply by: March 16, 2018
Future Educators (Click Here)
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Typed formal application for scholarship consideration
  • Irvine USD high school graduate, class of 2018
  • Evidence of registration to an accredited four-year college or university
  • Evidence of interest in entering the education profession
Children of ITA Members (Click Here)
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Typed formal application for scholarship consideration
  • High school graduate, class of 2018
  • Evidence of registration to an accredited four-year college or university
  • Child or dependent of a current member of the Irvine Teachers Association

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future.
Student Eligibility Requirements - 
U.S. Resident. 3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required). Rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT 1 or composite ACT scores. Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
Apply by: May 30, 2018

Irvine Rotary Youth Community Service Award
Offering a scholarship for $2,000 to any student in the IUSD district or who resides in Irvine who submits a community service project which features hands on service. 
Award:  $1,000 is payable to the student and $1,000 to the non-profit they intend to benefit.  We are encouraging community service leaders at the high school level.  
Apply by: April 1, 2018 
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STEM Scholarships

Department of Defense scholarships provide cash awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to DoD.
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Insight Pest Solutions Scholarship
The $1,000 "Overcoming Your Fears" 
If you are currently enrolled in college or headed there in 2018 and want to win a $1,000 scholarship to help cover expenses, consider entering the Insight Pest Solutions scholarship contest. Insight Pest will award a $1,000 college scholarship to a highly motivated student.
Award: $1,000
Apply by September 5, 2018

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PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship 
Must be a resident (or a parent must be a resident) of Orange County at the time of the application.
Must identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or straight ally. LGBTQIA high school senior continuing to higher education; LGBTQIA full-time undergraduate; LGBTQIA student attending or planning on attending a vocational school. Ages 17 to 24. 2.0 Overall GPA; Involved in support, education and/or advocacy in their school or community.
Award $500-$2,500
Apply by May 4, 2018 
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B. Davis Scholarship 
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.
Award $1,000
Apply by May 22, 2018
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California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation
Each year the Foundation awards two 4-year scholarships and four 2-year scholarships to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower. The two 4-year scholarships provide a total of $8,000 each for any campus in the University of California or California State University system. The four 2-year scholarships provide a total of $2,000 each at any California community college
Apply by March 16, 2018
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The Heritage Park of the Library (FOL)

The Heritage Park Friends of the Library (FOL) will once again be sponsoring scholarships for graduating high school students.  The FOL will award up to five (5) $1,000 scholarships this year. The scholarships are for students living in Irvine (they can attend high school in another city).  
Apply by April 1st. 11:59pm
Click Here to Apply
Abbot & Fenner Scholarship
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: Topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Award $1,000
Apply by June 14, 2018
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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 
Please Click HERE for additional information and how to register

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

Military Scholarships (ROTC)

More than 1.4 million Americans have made the choice to serve their country. The brave men and women who voluntarily invest their time in the United States Military are some of the well-respected citizens of the country. Choosing to enter the military should not forfeit your dreams of receiving a college education. Whether you are a member of the Air ForceArmyCoast GuardMarine Corps, or Navy there are a number of college scholarships and grants available for service members, veterans and their families
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