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Our Motto: "Excellence Is Our Standard" Southeast Academy High School could be the key to your future. To schedule your Interview for our 2020/2021 school year email mschafer@nlmusd.org  Students are welcome to apply from any surrounding school districts. Our staff will assist you with your permit.  We are a public school of choice no fees. If you are ready to be challenged in the classroom, and want to improve on your leadership skills we are the school for you. "Failure Is Not An Option" 100% Graduation Rate Be Ready!
Staff email: Office 365

Scholarships

5th Annual Aviation Scholarship Awards

Do you have students whose heads are in the clouds? We invite U.S. high school students who are interested in flight training or aviation maintenance to apply for Epic Flight Academy's aviation scholarships. This is our fifth year of providing scholarships! Please join us in supporting their dreams by sharing this scholarship information with interested students. Thank you!

  • Open to current high school juniors and seniors for flight training and seniors for aircraft mechanics
  • Awarding 3 scholarships ($20,000 and $5,000 for flight training;$19,500 for aircraft mechanics)
  • Deadline to apply is October 1, 2020
  • Award ceremony is Sunday, November 8th at Epic Flight Academy in New Smyrna Beach, FL (Winners are encouraged to attend, but not required.)
  • Read about scholarship recipient Ryan Groel who completed his Commercial Pilot License just 7 weeks after graduating from high school!
Full details and links to the online applications are available at:
https://epicflightacademy.com/aviation-scholarship/
 
 
Larry H. Parker Scholarship $1000

In order to apply, candidates must be either a:

Senior in High School; or

A first or second year college or trade school student.

Have a minimum GPA requirement of 2.7

 
Due May 1, 2020 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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      LARRY WONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Larry Wong was a high school teacher in the Norwalk-La Mirada School District for 35 years. In addition to teaching government and history, he organized educational field trips and made it possible for thousands of students to visit Washington, D.C. and East Coast historical sites. Mr. Wong also raised funds for hundreds of college scholarships given to students in this school district. He worked countless hours for the students of this community both before and after his retirement from teaching.

This scholarship was named for Larry Wong after his death in 2007. It is the desire of the LWAHF that his legacy of giving be carried on through this $500.00 scholarship.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors from any Norwalk-La Mirada Unified High School, with a 2.5 or higher grade point average, enrolling in a community college or 4- year college.

Application Submission Instructions

  •  The following materials must be submitted with your Application

    1. Application Form with Recommendation from a Teacher or Counselor

    2. One half-page essay on what aspect of American government has had an impact on your life or what you would change about a process in the American government

  •  All parts of the application must be turned into your career counselor by April 15.

  •  This scholarship will be presented to the recipient at your school awards assembly.

  • Any questions regarding the application process should be emailed to request@lwahf.org.

 
For an application stop by the Counseling Office or Room 21. 

 

 

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

 

https://www.traviswatkins.com/scholarship/

 

 

 

 

MALDEF 2019-2020 Scholarship Resource Guide

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MALDEF is pleased to provide you with this extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number. The overview of scholarships provided includes website links that you are advised to visit for more complete details as it is not practical to list every requirement of each scholarship. Please read through, or download, the information here and select scholarships that are applicable to you. As a general rule, if an application asks for your social security number and you do not have one yet, leave that space blank but fill out and turn in the otherwise completed application. Many scholarship awards can be processed with just the student’s name and address. If a scholarship specifically requests a SSN, ask if it is possible to submit an ITIN instead.

 

For more information click here

 

 

2020 Edison Scholars

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Edison International awards $40,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world. 

 

Application due December 16th. Click here to apply! 

 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program

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Eligibility

Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Please enter zip code below to confirm eligibility
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Awards

The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation anticipates awarding over 800 scholarships for the 2020 – 2021 school year. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Furthermore, a select number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award. These scholarship winners will receive awards in excess of $2,500.

Employees of Comcast Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates, their children and other family members are ineligible to receive an award.

 

 Application due: December 6th, 2019. Click here to apply! 

 

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

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Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders Now Available for 2019-2020!

Recipients will receive two non-renewable scholarships – a conference scholarship to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference and an academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students. The application is due November 30, 2018, at 11:59 PM CT.

Scholarship Qualifications

Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019.

 

Application due November 30th, 2019. Click here to apply! 

 

 

Griswold Home Care 2019 Scholarship

  

Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university. 

 

Application due November 30th, 2019. Click here to apply! 

 

Education Matters Scholarship 

 

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
 

Submit an online written response to the question:
"What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less)

The Education Matters Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around February 29, 2020.

 

Application due: November 30, 2019. Click here for more information 

 

Sixt Scholars Program
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Application Deadline:  November 30, 2018
 

Helping the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2019 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

 

 
  • Requirements:  Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale, graduating high school senior, plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
  • Mandatory Application Materials:  Completed application appraisal form, copy of high school transcript, copy of first two pages of most recent filed IRS 1040 form.
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The James Alan Cox Foundation For Students Photojournalists 

Five (5) Digital Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students. (High school applicants should only submit still photographs. The video awards are for college and graduate students only.)

 

Scholarships will be awarded to those students whose videos or photographs “tell a story”.  This is a fairly broad topic and may include a variety of subject matter and approaches (breaking news, sporting events, etc.) In terms of still photography, the five images you submit may be in the form of stand-alone images or a sequence of images

 

Application due November 15th, 2019. Click here to apply! 

 

Tzu Chi USA Scholarship for High School Students​​

Click here to apply online

Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship

A $1,000 Scholarship for those interested in an IT career path. Click here to apply online. 

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in exceptional students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. Know a high school senior who fits the bill? Encourage them to apply for one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 by October 31, 2019, at 5 p.m. ET.

For more details and a link to the application, please visit their website.

 

 

Horatio Alger Association

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who've exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, in addition to having critical financial need.

The online application is open until 
October 25 for undergraduate scholarships.

For more information about the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, please visit their website.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Scholarships can open doors for students who aspire to go to college but don't have the funds. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as access to a thriving network of more than 2,600 fellow Cooke scholars and alumni.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Most Valuable Student Scholarship 

Redondo Beach Elks Lodge #1378

 

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2018

 

Click here for Online Application:  enf.elks.org/mvs

 

The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen.Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

 

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.

 

Awards:

 

    • The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition. 
    • Male and female students compete separately.
    • Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

  

Questions?  Please contact Linda Redgrift, Scholarship Chairperson, at 310.779.0427

 
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AXA Achievement Scholarship

Application Deadline:  December 14, 2018

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

How to apply

  • The 2019 program year is now open until December 14, 2018 or until 10,000 applications are received.
  • For more information and to apply, click here.

What does it take to become an AXA Achiever?

Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: 

  • Ambition and drive,Determination to set and reach goals, Respect for self, family and community, Ability to succeed in college

Who is eligible?

Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents 
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
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NROTC Scholarship Program

Deadline:  12/31/18, Midnight CST

 

NROTC scholarship registration is now open for current juniors/next year's seniors. This is a great opportunity for students to receive a 100% free college education.

  

The purpose of the Navy ROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

 

Selected applicants for the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program are awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Upon graduation, midshipmen are commissioned as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps.

 

Full information concerning the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program is available from

Staff Sergeant Ryan L. Lunsford at 949-378-1294. 

 

The application process for school year 2018-2019 begins on April 1, 2018.

 

 

  

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Sons of Italy Western Foundation and
Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America - Grand Lodge of California
 
Scholarship Opportunities
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2019
 
The Grand Lodge of California, Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors in the Class of 2019.  Scholarships are available in the following categories:

- Academic Awards for high school seniors
- Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2019
- Athletic Award for high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field

Requirements
The requirements for applying for a Scholarship or Student Grant with the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy, Grand Lodge of California is as follows:

- Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian decent
- Applicant MUST BE enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College for the fall of 2019.
 
Scholarship Applications
 
*Scholarships are posted online as they become available.
**Scholarship copies can also be picked up in the Bulldog Center in room 21.
 
 
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Ongoing
Requirements:
  • Current 9th-12th grade student
  • United States citizen or legal resident
  • Currently in school (high school or plan to attend college) within the next 12 months
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be graduating in the spring of 2017
  • Applicants must have demonstrated excellence in the field of mathematics and science
  • Applicant must have a passion for nursing and plan to major in the field of nursing