Scholarships

Are you looking for a Scholarship?

Below are several links to a list of available scholarships. These are a few of them. There are hundreds of them out there.

For more information, click on their link. But, don't WAIT until they are due to complete them. Many of the scholarships may take several weeks to collect the required information and documents.

Make sure to meet with Andrea for more information by email at azamora@lnesc.org or by Zoom.

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Current Scholarships

AES Engineering Scholarship Seniors + College Students (NO GPA) $500 10/5/2020
  When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?    
  500 - 1,000 Word Essay    
  Include in email: Full name, Current school, and Plans for next year    
  Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com    
  https://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php    
Embracing Our Differences Scholarship 13 years old + (NO GPA) $1,000 10/7/2020
  Art must be Horizontal    
  Submit their interpretation of the theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.”    
  Include a brief (200 word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative
process and/or what the theme means to you.
   
  Can sumit Online or via Mail    
  https://www.embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art-2021-exhibit/#/    
Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarship Open to Latinx students graduating from high school and plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year $1,000 10/16/2020
  Open to all students, both male and female, regardless of legal status.    
  Unofficial transcript, 1 LOR (optional), personal info form, 2 essay responses, school profile, and copy of Financial Aid award letter    
  Submit all forms online    
  https://hermanos.weebly.com/scholarship.html    
College Jumpstart Scholarship Open to 10th to 12th high school students $1,000 10/17/2020
  Must pursue higher education    
  U.S. Citizen or Legal resident    
  Short 250 word essay    
  http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us/    
Golden Door Scholarship Applicants must have DACA, TPS, or be undocumented. up to $30,000 10/25/2020
  Applicants must not be eligibe for in-state tuition or federal funding.    
  Need: high school transcript. Have a good GPA (not specific)    
  Applilcant must be applying to or interested in their partner schools    
link to application https://boards.greenhouse.io/goldendoorscholars/jobs/2301919    
link to partner schools https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/partner-schools    
Horatio Alger Scholarship Seniors , US Citizen, GPA: 2.0 $25,000 10/26/2020
  Plan to a attend a 4-year OR community college with intent to transfer   @ 9AM
 
Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
   
  Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities    
  Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity    
  Must attend National Scholars Conference in DC (all expenses paid)    
  https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66358-Horatio-Alger-Association    
Coca Cola Scholars Program Seniors, US Citizen/Nationals/Permanent Residents $20,000 10/31/2020
  Planning to attend a post-secondary institution (2-year or 4-year)   @ 3pm
  Commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities    
  https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf    
Courage to Grow Scholarships Applications are due at the end of every month! (Open every month) $500 10/31/2020
  Open to juniors and seniors with a 2.5 GPA    
  250 words or less short essay    
  https://www.couragetogrowscholarship.com/    
DR. JUAN ANDRADE JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUNG HISPANIC LEADERS High School Seniors accepted for enrollment in a 4 year or 2 year institution $1000 or $500  
  Demonstrate financial need    
  At least one parent of Hispanic ancestry    
  Full time undergraduates for 2021-2022 academic year    
  Essay Questions    
  Portrait photo    
  Resume    
  Unofficial Transcript    
  2 LOR: One academic, another from a professional    
Website url https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/    
We Belong in College Scholarship Share your stories of struggle and triumph on social media using #WeBelongInCollege $1,000 to 25 applicants 10/31/2020
  Open to those planning to attend a college by December 31, 2021    
  Open to all regardless of legal status!    
  Step one: create your own #WeBelongInCollege story    
  Step two: share your story on social media using the hashtag    
  Step three: fill out the form to enter    
  * There is no limit! Every story counts as an entry.*    
Form: https://getschooled.com/journey/webelongincollege/earn-a-scholarship-for-college/    
Rules: https://getschooled.com/article/5422-1000-webelongincollege-scholarship-rules/    
The Dream.US National Scholarship Open to DACA and TPS individuals. Up to $15k for A.A TBA
(Opens Nov.1) Must have come to the U.S. before the age of 16. Up to $29k for B.A  
  Must have resided in the U.S. since Nov.1, 2014    
  In highschool, college, or have received a GED    
  No felony convictions    
  2.5 GPA    
  Have not been enrolled at a 4-year institutioin    
Link to partnered colleges https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/partner-colleges/    
Link to application https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/    
Elks National Scholarship Program Open to current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens $4,000- $50,000 11/15/2020
  Must pursue 4-year degree on full-time basis    
  https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm    
VIVA Oxnard- Stickers 4 Scholarship Email VivaOxnard@gmail.com for the application Pay for CSU/UC app 11/30/2020
  Must self-identify as Latina/o/x
Includes out of state
 
  Must be in financial need    
  Must be a senior at an Oxnard public high school    
  Must apply to colleges Fall 2020    
VCCF Scholarships (Opens in December) Create an account, which includes: financial info, personal info, transcripts, interests Varies Juanuary 2021
  Based off account, they will pull up scholarships you qualify for.    
 
There may be additional requirements for specific scholarships: LOR, personal essay, GPA, etc.
   
  Nursing: Iris and Roger Wilkins Scholarship Fund    
  Argricultural major: VC Agricultural Scholarship Fund    
  English/Journalism: SAGE Scholarship Fund    
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Open to Seniors and Undergraduate students, transfer students, graduate students $500-$5000 February 15 2020
  Hispanic Heritage    
  Minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative) for high school seniors    
  Minimum 2.5 GPA (cumulative) for undergrad/graduate students    
  Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, four year university    
  Open to U.S. residents, Permanent residents, DACA recipients, Eligible non-citizen    
  Complete FAFSA    
  Emphasis, not required, on STEM majors    
Oxnard College Foundation Scholarship High school graduates at a Ventura County High School attending Oxnard College Varies 2/27/2021
  Open to continue/returning/re-entry students (full-time) + Transferring students    
 
Complete appropriate application. Includes: personal, financial info, essay, 2 recommendations,
   
  Unofficial transcripts, and additional essays    
link to OC scholarship rules: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/college-information/foundation/scholarships    
link to high school student applicaion: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/sites/oxnardcollege/files/scholarships/2020-21_high_school_student_scholarship_application.pdf    
California Dream Act Open to those who are not eligible for FAFSA Varies 3/2/2021
  Attend high school in California for 3 years and have gained credit at high school    
  Fill out the application: personal info, school info, financial info, parent info    
Link to online application https://dream.csac.ca.gov/    
Link to paper application https://www.csac.ca.gov/post/resources-california-dream-act-application    

 

MEGA List of  Scholarships 

https://collegesofdistinction.com/advice/the-mega-list-of-scholarships-you-should-apply-for-class-of-2019-2020/

Non-LNESC Affiliated  Scholarships

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Where you can find more Latino scholarships

You can find even more scholarships for Latinos specific to the school you plan to attend or are attending, and the location where you live or went to high school, as well as programs for student of color groups as a whole. Scholarships.com is a great place to search for more Latino scholarships like these, as are Fastweb and Niche.