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Scholarships

2019 - 2020 Scholarship Listing

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!

 

Huggable Supermom Scholarship – June 30 

A $1,000 dollar scholarship will be awarded to a high-achieving high school student who is supported by a single mom.  For scholarship details see application here.  Application

 

Industry Hills Rotary Club Scholarship and/or Loan:  March 16

Local scholarships awarded to high school seniors in the HLP Unified and Bassett School Districts, with a minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA and activities that demonstrate “service above self.”   Scholarship/Loan Application

 

Dr. Joseph Chang STEM Scholarship:  UPDATE - Deadline extended TBD

One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to a high school senior, at each high school in our district, demonstrating excellence in Math/Sciences and one scholarship of $1,000 demonstrating excellence in Technology/Engineering.  Applicants must be seniors planning to pursue a college degree in a STEM related field.  Application 

 

Hacienda Heights Woman’s Club:  UPDATE - April 30

Open to all seniors.  Complete the scholarship application packet.  Two students in our school district will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Application: Unofficial transcript is all you can do at this point, don't worry!

 

KIWANIS Miss 4th of July Scholarship Pageant UPDATE - May 1

Applicants must reside within the borders of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, be students in good standing at their school, be a graduating senior, and if selected as the winner with the title “Miss 4th of July”, must be available during the months leading up to the 4th of July to attend periodic civic/community events within the local area.   Winner receives a $750 scholarship, 1st runner up receives $300; 2nd runner up receives $150.  Application: School Dismissal update; unofficial transcripts are fine, no counselor signature required and deadline EXTENDED TO MAY 1ST.

 

KIWANIS Club of Hacienda Heights Scholarship UPDATE - May 1

Scholarship awards are $750.  Applicants must reside in, or attend one of the schools in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and be a graduating senior in good standing.   Application: School Dismissal update; unofficial transcripts are fine, no counselor signature required and deadline EXTENDED TO MAY 1ST.

 

KIWANIS Club of Hacienda Heights Sponsored Youth Program UPDATE -  May 1

Applicants must attend either Glen A. Wilson HS, Los Altos HS, Rowland HS or Arroyo HS, be a member of KIWIN’S or Key Club in good standing at their school and be a graduating senior.  Application: School Dismissal update; unofficial transcripts are fine, no counselor signature required and deadline EXTENDED TO MAY 1ST.

 

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship  UPDATE -  April 30   

Three students from Glen A. Wilson High School will be awarded a scholarship!!!  One in the amount of $600 and two in the amount of $500 each. Applicants must complete an essay about an event or experience in your life that has made a strong, lasting impression on you and has shaped not only who you are, but also what you hope to achieve.  Application: School Dismissal update; Deadline extended to April 30th and applications can be emailed to vicki.m.chu@gmail.com 

 

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.

http://www.dosomething.org/campaigns

Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes: OnGoing

This is not exactly a scholarship, but when you register for the CollegeSTEPS program, which does look pretty useful, you will automatically be entered into and ongoing sweepstakes to win $1,000.  There are 25 winners for every drawing and they do four drawings over the year.  See website for details.

http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1

 

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

Sign up for an account with www.fastweb.com, scholarships.com, or scholarshipamerica.com.  It takes a while 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 another 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! 

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 sign up for your class Guidance REMIND to be notified when an update is posted!  Here are some names to watch for:

SGV Educational Foundation

HLP Scholarship

National Charity League Scholarship

Rudy Chavarria Scholarship

Gino Kwok Scholarship

Dr. Joseph Chang Scholarship

Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Kiwanis SLP Scholarship

Miss 4th of July Scholarship

Rotary Club Scholarship

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship 

Kathryn Millan Scholarship

Isaac Leung Scholarship

and more!!!

Scholarship Search Sites

Looking for as many scholarships as possible?  There are several great sites to use!  A new one in town is www.goingmerry.com which lets you keep all your uploaded essays and letters ready to go!  There is also 

californiacolleges.edu which has a great search feature and you can save any upcoming scholarships to your portfolio.

Signing up for an account on www.fastweb.com hooks you up with one of the largest and easiest to use scholarship search engines!  It will ask you a ton of questions in order to be sure you find out about every scholarship that you may be qualified for!

Want to make scholarship applications a snap?  Create an account on www.scholarsnapp.org!  Here you can transfer your info across multiple scholarships - it even connects with your Common Application!

Want something you don't need to log into or create an account for? Discover has a pretty good scholarship search where you don't have to enter in your information, although you can.  There are also good resources on here about financial aid and understanding loans.

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