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Scholarships

2020 - 2021 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!

Grandma Chu Scholarship due April 19, 2021 

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.  Wilson seniors 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.  You can submit application documents to vicki.m.chu@gmail.com    Application

 

Kiwanis Miss 4th of July Scholarship Pageant due April 23, 2021 

Local scholarship!  Applicants must live in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.  Seniors must be in good standing, and must be available during the months leading up to the 4th of July, to attend events.  Scholarships are awarded to winner, 1st and 2nd runner up.  Application  

 

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Scholarship due April 23, 2021 

Seven scholarship recipients will receive a $4,000 award and an opportunity for a two-week internship to learn about careers in public works.  Applicants must be seniors in high school or attending community college, and have an interest in urban planning, engineering, public policy and/or public service.  See flyer here.  Apply here 

 

Steps for Change Scholarship due April 26, 2021 

Eligible recipients for a $2,000 scholarship must be a current senior either already accepted or applying for a college or university; GPA of 3.5 or above; household income less than $55,000.   Apply Here  

 

Dr. Cookie Scholarship due April 30, 2021 

Two winners from Wilson only!!  These scholarships are brought to you by the HOSA Scholarship/Grant Committee and sponsored by the Doctor Cookie Foundation.  One scholarship of $250 will be awarded to a senior; one scholarship of $200 will be awarded to a 9-11th grade student.  Any student may apply, you do not need to be following the BioMed pathway.  Answer all questions and complete the three essays.  Submit essays single-spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman 12 pt font, single space between lines.  The application can also be found on Instagram: @glenawhilsonhs; @doctorcookiefoundation; @gawshosa  Good luck!!!   Application 

 

Gino Kwok Scholarship due May 3, 2021 

One Wilson student guaranteed to win a $250 scholarship!!!  Wilson seniors, Gino Kwok is once again offering an opportunity for you to win a scholarship!  Complete the fillable application and submit to nruiz@hlpusd.k12.ca.us by May 3.  Application 

 

Isaac Leung Loving Fund Scholarship due May 7, 2021 

Two students from Glen A Wilson High School will be awarded a scholarship!!  Each scholarship in the amount of $300 (each) will be awarded in honor of Isaac Leung, whose memorial tree was planted on March 7, 2014 on our campus.  Isacc’s honesty, sincerity, patience with friends, dedication to family, and most importantly, his faith in God, positively influenced many of his classmates, fellow school band members, and teachers.  Applicants must respond to the prompt, A Person Whom You Can’t Forget. Submit all applications documents to cookinmama96@gmail.com.     Application 

 

 

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! 

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

MaThroughout 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 & Enginnering

Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Kiwanis SLP Scholarship

Miss 4th of July Scholarship

Rotary Club Scholarship

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship 

Dr. Cookie Scholarship

Kathryn Millan Scholarship

Isaac Leung Scholarship

and more!!!

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