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Glen A. Wilson 2022 - 2023 Scholarship Listing

** Spring Semester **

 

REMEMBER: Check the financial aid pages for the schools that you are applying to for any scholarships specifically for students applying to that college or university.  These may be FULL RIDE scholarships!

Do Something Campaigns: Varies

DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We spearhead national campaigns so 13- to 25-year-olds can make an impact.  Participate in a campaign to do something good and be entering in a scholarship drawing too. https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships

 

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship: January 20th

To be eligible students must be a high school senior in the U.S. who is currently enrolled in or who has completed a high school or college dual degree course where computer science, engineering, or robotics is the subject. In addition to this, the student must be authorized to work in the US, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 2.3 GPA and be planning to attain a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or other computer science related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or from a 2-year college with the intent to transfer to a 4-year college.

Scholarship and Internship (amazonfutureengineer.com)

 

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship: January 30th

You must be a high school student of any level and a U.S. citizen or legal resident.  Complete a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction to win the $1000 scholarship.

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship

 

Texting and Driving Prevention Scholarship: February 10th

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be about to enroll or currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or community college in the US. High school students may apply if they have been accepted to an accredited college or university. B) Have a GPA of at least 3.0. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15982/texting_and_driving_prevention_scholarship

 

Sloane Stephens Doc & Glo Scholarship: February 20th

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a current high school senior or current undergraduate student. B) Have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/20509/sloane-stephens-doc-glo-scholarship

 

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship: February 20th 

To be eligible: A)Applicant must be an incoming freshman (for both our High School and College awards) or entering medical school. B) Applicant must be of at least 25% Italian heritage. C)Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 Applications can be found by going to: https://columbuscitizensfoundation.clubhouseonline-e3.net/applications

 

Children of Warriors National Scholarship: March 1st

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces. B) Excel in academics at school and participate in volunteer activities outside of school. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12483/children-of-warriors-national-presidents-scholarship

 

Rudy Chavarria Scholarship: March 10th

To be eligible for this scholarship a student must: A) be a graduating senior from any of the High Schools in Hacienda La Puente USD: La Puente, William Workman, Glen A. Wilson, Los Altos High Schools. B) have obtained a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 grade scale. C) demonstrate financial hardship. D) be accepted for a full-time course of study at an accredited college, university, vocational/technical school. Applications can be found at https://www.rudychavarria.org/apply/

 

Industry Hills Rotary scholarship: March 11th

Industry Hills Rotary is awarding four $1,000 Ken and Lillian Roggy Scholarships and three $500 Interact Club Scholarships this year.  Their service area is the Bassett and Hacienda Heights Unified School District boundaries.  Any high school senior attending school within those boundaries is eligible to apply.  (Please see the attached application requirements)

To be eligible students must:

  • Demonstrated high scholarship (a minimum of a 2.5 unweighted GPA)
  • School and community activities demonstrating the Rotary concept of “SERVICE ABOVE SELF” (Active participation in Rotary Interact Club will be given considerable weight for the Ken and Lillian Roggy Scholarship, but is required to apply for the Interact Club Scholarship).
  • Potential for success in college
  • Application/s filled out completely

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship: March 15th

To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger National or State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: A) Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States. B) Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). C)Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). D) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. E) Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. F)Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen. Applications can be found by going to: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

NextLevel Student Scholarship: March 30th

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be pursuing or planning to pursue a career in law, compliance, or public policy. B) Be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Spring 2023 or Fall 2023 semester. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/20597/nextlevel-student-scholarship

 

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship: April 1st

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must have a 3.2 gpa and meet all of the requirements for either A or B. A) Are a Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California. B) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but does not need to be of Italian Descent. Applications can be found by going to: www.icf.org

 

PB & J Scholarship: May 31st

The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.

Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:

  • medical issues
  • peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
  • family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.

Applications can be found by going to: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship

Want to keep track of any scholarships you may be eligible for? 

Sign up for an account with www.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.com, or www.scholarshipamerica.com.  It takes awhile to complete the information, but then possible scholarships are sent directly to your inbox - this can also continue through college and include internships too!

 

Look for general scholarship resource?  Check out the options below from the website GoingMerry; it's a site that is kind of like the common app of scholarships! 

Search Engines and Scholarship programs

  • Scholar Snapp - A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information - including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. - from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process.
  • Scholly – A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
  • Peerlift - Proven scholarships, internships, summer programs, and more gathered by fellow students like you. (Founded by a team of 2017 Coca-Cola Scholars!) Learn more about the creation of Peerlift.
  • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
  • CashCourse – Information that helps college students stay financially informed.
  • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
  • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
  • Scholarships.com– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
  • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
  • KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
  • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
  • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
  • UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
  • Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
  • Reagan Foundation Scholarships - Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
  • Goizueta Legacy Scholarship - Provides scholarships for the children of Coca-Cola employees.
  • American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS - The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.
  • The NSHSS Foundation - The NSHSS Foundation fosters the growth of students pursuing the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability fields. Through special programs, including the NSHSS Honor Society, the NSHSS Foundation connects young scholars with additional opportunities to advance their education, personal growth and career interests.

Local Scholarships

Throughout the year, various scholarships will be posted that our local to Wilson HS or HLPUSD.  Most of these scholarships will have a Wilson winner guaranteed!  Be sure to check often and don't forget to check you Class of Google Classroom to be notified when an update is posted!  Here are some names to watch for:

Wildcat to Wildcat Scholarship

HLP Scholarship

National Charity League Scholarship

Rudy Chavarria Scholarship

Gino Kwok Scholarship

Dr. Joseph Chang Scholarship Math & Sciences or Technology & Engineering

Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Kiwanis SLP Scholarship

Miss 4th of July Scholarship

Rotary Club Scholarships

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship 

Dr. Cookie Scholarship

State of the District Scholarship

Kathryn Millan Scholarship

Isaac Leung Scholarship

and more!!!

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