South Pasadena High School

Scholarships

Please check the following links below for current scholarship information. You can also check Naviance for more scholarship information throughout the year.  

 


Scholarships Links    

 

Below you will find a general list of scholarship websites

 

http://www.fastweb.com

http://www.bestvalueschools.com/scholarships-in/california/

http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

http://www.collegexpress.com

 

Scholarships that may not inquire about Immigration Status or Require Social Security #

 

*MALDEF Scholarship Resource List

 

 

Nationwide Scholarships With Upcoming Deadlines (click on name of scholarship for more information)

 

NAME DESCRIPTION DUE DATE
25 Great Scholarships for California Students Highlights a variety of college scholarships available to students residing in or planning to study in the state of California. Among these scholarships are general achievement-based programs, as well as specialty scholarships for LGBT students, children of farm workers, golf enthusiasts, and more. Varied

 

 

Regional Scholarships (click on name of scholarship for more information)

  


NAME DESCRIPTION DUE DATE

 

 

Other Scholarships

 

 


NAME DESCRIPTION DUE DATE/INSTRUCTIONS
Make the U Scholarship
$15,000
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must: 1. Show academic excellence.  2. Demonstrate dedication to the community.
October 15, 2018
 
 
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
$3,500
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must: 1. Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in 2019.  2. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  3. Be of Hispanic Heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines).
 
October 15, 2018
 
American Muscle Student Scholarship Program
$2,000 (4 Awards)
 
To be eligible students must:  1. Plan to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2019.
October 15, 2018
 
Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
$1,000
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must: 1. Be a legal resident of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19.
2. Be attending a high school or another type of accredited educational institution of higher learning. 
 
October 15, 2018
 
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
$100,000 (20 Awards)
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must:  1. Be a legal resident of the United States.  2.  Be between the ages of 18-24.
October 15, 2018
 
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.
  • 90 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship
  • 8 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship
  • 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN’s telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation
October 19, 2018 
 
wendysheisman.com
 
Please check the website for an application.
Golden Door Scholars
 
Amount varies
 
Scholarship recipients will receive funding to support tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools and schools offering in-state tuition to students with DACA status, beginning Fall semester, 2019. Students who have applied to or are interested in other colleges should also apply. We will support students at non-partner schools on a case-by-case basis. Note that Golden Door will match scholarship recipients to partner and other colleges, based on student preference and school admission slot availability.

**Please see website for more information.
 
October 25, 2018
 
www.goldendoorscholars.org
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
$20,000 (150 Awards)
 
To be eligible for this scholarship students must:  1. Be a current high school student attending a high school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year.
October 31, 2018
 
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
 
$500 (391 Awards)
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must:  1. Be a female who is 13 years of age or older.  2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
 
November 12, 2018
 
Elks Scholarship
 
Six $1,000 awards
 
The Pasadena Lodge gives out six $1,000.00 scholarships each year to three boys and three girls. Our local winners are then advanced to the San Gabriel Valley District competition. Those winners go on to the state competition, and have the potential to advance to our national competition. Nationally we award two $50,000.00 scholarships to one boy and one girl! This is the third year that all applications must be submitted electronically. For your students to apply, they only need to click on the link below to access the application. http://www.elks.org/scholars or enf.elks.org/MVS

Eligibility:
-Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
-High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
-Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date
their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status
does not qualify.
 
November 15, 2018
 
http://www.elks.org/scholars or enf.elks.org/MVS
James Cox Student Photography Scholarships
 
Eleven $2,500 awards
 
Student must be a sophomore or older and should have taken at least one photography or related art class.
 
For more information and to download an application, please visit the website.
November 15, 2018
 
Real World Design Challenge Scholarships
$50,000 (7 awards)
 
Students must be currently enrolled in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade.  
 
For more information and to download an application, please visit the website.
November 17, 2019
 
National Space Club Scholarship
 
$10,000
 
Students must be seniors in high school and have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
November 30, 2018
 
VIP Scholarship
$5,000
 
To be eligible for this scholarship students must: 1. Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school.
2. Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
November 30, 2018
 
SP Scholarships
 
$10,000 (10 Awards)
 
To  be eligible for the scholarship students must: 1. Must be at least 13 years old and be enrolled or will be enrolled in a college or university in the US.  2. Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
 
For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
November 30, 2018
 
Sixt Scholarship Program
 
$5,000 ( 5 awards)
 
Applicants must have a 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be a graduating senior in the USA, academic year 2018/2019.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
November 30, 2018
 
HP Scholarship
 
$1,000
 
To be eligible for this scholarship students must: 1. Be a legal resident of the United States and DC.  2. Be 13 years or older at the time of entry.
 
For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
November 30, 2018
 
Genius Loci Scholarship
 
$1,000
 
Applicants must be legal residents of the United States or Puerto Rico and at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in college or university in the U.S..

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
November 30, 2018
 
 Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program
 
Amounts vary
 
Eligible applicants must be a United States Citizen, graduate from high school or have an equivalent certificate, be 17 years old prior to scholarship activation, be under 31 year old as of December 31st in the year of commission, never enrolled as a full-time student at any college or university with the exception of joint high school/college programs.

December 1, 2018
 
 
See below to download an information packet
Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
 
$2,000 (5 Awards)
 
Applicants must be accepted into an accredited two-year college or four-year college who plan to pursue a course of study leading toward a career in teaching physics in high school.
 
For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
December 1, 2018
 
Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship
 
$1,000
 
Applicants must plan on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the 2019/2020 school year and have a valid driver's license.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
December 1, 2018
 
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
 
$5,000 ( 5 Awards)
 
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the U.S. and have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer service.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
December 5, 2018
 
AXA Achievement Scholarship
 
$25,000 (52 Awards)
 
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 states, Washington D.C., or Puerto Rico and be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
 
December 15, 2018
 
North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship
$1,000 (5 Awards)
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must:  1. Be a U.S. citizen.  2. Be enrolled  (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States.
December 15, 2018
 
Edison International Scholarship
 
$40,000
 
Applicants must live or attend high school in Southern California Edison’s service territory and plan to be a full-time undergraduate college freshman majoring in a STEM field in fall 2019. Eligible students must be a high school senior, have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible for the Edison Scholars Program.
 
December 15, 2018
 
Burger King Scholars Program
 
$50,000 (10 Awards)
 
Applicant must be a full-time senior at a high school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the website.
December 15, 2018
 
 Dolman Law Group Scholarships
$1,100
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must:  1. Be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.  2. Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
 December 29, 2018
 
 SBO Essay Scholarship Contest
$1,000 (10 Awards)
 
To be eligible for this scholarship students must:  1.Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.  2. Be planning on attending a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.
December 31, 2018
 
Open to Juniors and Seniors
 
National College Resource Foundation
Varies
 
Students can apply for the scholarship by visiting: www.thecollegeexpo.org. The deadline for the scholarship is January 9th 2019.The students must be present at the expo in order to receive the scholarship.
January 9, 2019
 
 JUNIORS ONLY/FEMALES ONLY
 
 
 
Distinguished Young Women Scholarship

 

Varies

 

Distinguished Young Women of Los Angeles County invites young women in the Class of 2020 to apply to be part of the Distinguished Young Women national scholarship program. Distinguished Young Women promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

 

Cash scholarships are awarded at the local level and millions in cash and college-granted scholarships are available nationally. In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the Distinguished Young Women program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success.

 

The Distinguished Young Women experience is open to young woman in their Junior Year and there is NO COST to participate. The Los Angeles County program for the Class of 2020 will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019 with the deadline for applications on Friday, January 19, 2019. For more information and to apply online, visit www.distinguishedyw.org.

 

 

 January 19, 2019
 
JUNIORS ONLY
 
Coolidge Scholarship
 
Amount varies
 
Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).
Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
 
January 23, 2019
 
10 Words or Less Scholarship
$500
 
To be eligible for the scholarship students must:  1. Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the fall.
January 31, 2019
 
 
 
California PTA Volunteer Service Scholarship
$750
 
Applicant must be 1. a California resident; 2. graduating from a high school in California with a PTA/PTSA unit in good standing; 3. a member of his/her high school PTA/PTSA; and a. a copy of applicant’s current PTA/PTSA membership card must be submitted with application.

Join the SPHS PTSA today by signing up online at http://www.sphsptsa.net/support-us/,

or by downloading a membership form and returning it to the SPHS Front Office.

Proof of membership is required to apply for PTA/PTSA scholarships.

February 1, 2019
 
See below to download an application under
2019CAPTAGradHSSeniorScholarshipApp
California PTA Scholarship: Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship
$500
 
Applicant must be 1. a California resident; 2. graduating from a high school in California with a PTA/PTSA unit in good standing; 3. a member of his/her high school PTA/PTSA; and a. a copy of applicant’s current PTA/PTSA membership card must be submitted with application.

Join the SPHS PTSA today by signing up online at http://www.sphsptsa.net/support-us/,

or by downloading a membership form and returning it to the SPHS Front Office.

Proof of membership is required to apply for PTA/PTSA scholarships.

February 1, 2019
 
See below to download an application under
2019CAPTAGradHSSeniorScholarshipApp
JUNIORS ONLY
 
CollegeBoard Scholarship
Amount varies
 
The College Board is launching a new $25 million national scholarship program that will reward student not for high academic grades or scores, but simply for completing steps in their own college planning.
 
Click on the link to learn more.
 
We the Students Essay Contest
$5,000
 
The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program.

Please look on the website for more information.
 
February 14, 2019
 
www.billofrightsinstitute.org
 
 
Flavorful Futures
Sparkling Ice
 
 
 
Five $5,000 Awards
 
General requirements:
1. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
2. Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
3. Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
 
February 15, 2019
 
sparklingice.com/scholarship
Jack and Jill Scholarship
Up to $2,000
 
The scholarships are available for African American seniors attending high school in the San Gabriel Valley. Eligibility: academic achievement (2.5 GPA or above), 15 community service hours served in 2018-2019, written essay, participation in extra curricular activities, completion of application and in-person interview.
 
March 8, 2019
 
 Italian Catholic Federation
 
$400
 
Scholarship is open to seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 and above and are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian descent, or live where branches are established to qualify..  Applicants parents or grandparents must be a member of the Italian Catholic Federation.
 
 March 15, 2019
 
www.icf.org
 
Foothill Credit Union 2019 College Bound Scholarship
 
Three $2,000 Awards
 
Eligibility:
Any Foothill Credit Union Money$mart or MoneyBound member who is either entering their freshman or sophomore year of college may apply for this scholarship. Applicants for the scholarship must have a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.25 with their last or current educational institution attended. Each applicant must have a Foothill Credit Union Money$mart or MoneyBound account in his/her name. If you are not a member, you may open an account and become eligible to apply. If selected a winner, you must be a member for at least three months before receiving the award. Applicants who are not members for at least three months must wait until this period has ended to be awarded. Applicants who have a full scholarship are not eligible for this award. Foothill Credit Union employees, Board and Committee members and their families are also not eligible to receive this award.
 
March 29, 2019
 
Please check below for the College Bound Scholarship pdf
PEO Chapter AX
Up to $3,000
 
Female seniors only.
 
Email for an application.  Applications are being accepted from March 1, 2019 through May 1, 2019.
May 1, 2019