Scholarship Opportunities/Essay Contests

  • All Scholarships require current Seniors to complete and submit their financial aid application (FAFSA).  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning October 1 -March 2nd yearly.  All seniors need to apply for financial aid even if attending Community College in the Fall. Link: www.fafsa.gov .  NOTE: Be sure to choose the correct College year:  2020-2021 you will begin college 7/1/20- 6/30/21 (approximate dates).  

     
    All Senior students should be searching for Scholarships and applying for them. Never pay a fee to apply for any scholarship!  Visit:

     

    • studentscholarships.org
    • fastweb.com
    • scholarshipfly.com
    • goodcall.com/scholarships

     

    All Scholarships/Essay Contests will be listed in due date order as they become available. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CURRENT SENIORS ONLY UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE:

     

    CURRENT JUNIORS - CLASS OF 2021 ONLY:  The College Board Opportunity Scholarships and Recognition Program (“Scholarship Program” or “Program”) begins on December 4, 2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on February 28, 2021, at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Class of 2021. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Scholarship Program. Earn a chance at scholarships by completing important components of the college application process.  For more information visit: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/.

     

    NEW:  All grades eligible to apply - Cirkled In COVID Relief Grant. They will award 4 scholarships of $250 each, every 2 weeks (may increase based on funds availability).  Apply Here  Due Dates:  May 31st, Jun 15th and Jun 30th -THREE CHANCES TO APPLY!

     

    ALL GRADES ARE ELIGIBLE - OFFERING AGAIN - Cirkled in "No Sweat" scholarships are open to all 8th-12th grade students - APPLY NOW...DO NOT WAIT! It is a simple and easy process. The website and all the information to apply is right here: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/.  There’s no minimum GPA and no essay to write. Just sign up and apply! Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account - Increase your chances of winning by completing your portfolio and
    that's it!  Deadline: June 30, 2020 – FREE $$ FOR COLLEGE!

     

    ACT Scholarship Giveaway: Enter drawing for a chance to win $15000 in scholarship money. Entry period May 23, 2020-June 26, 2020.

    Please visit https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/act-scholarship-giveaway.html.

     

    GCC Scholarships 

    Please visit https://www.glendale.edu/financial-aid-fees/scholarships

     

    Armenian Educational Foundation Scholarship

     Multiple Scholarships with Varied Deadlines

    Please visit http://aefweb.org/index.php/scholarships

     

     

    Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship Award

    Up $3000 scholarship award Deadline June 26, 2020 

    Criteria:  1) Applicants must be of Armenian descent  2) Demonstrate academic exellence with a 3.30 GPA or higher  3) Be enrolled full time in an accredited four-year university in the fall  4) Demonstrate community involvement. 5) Must be in need of financial assistance.

     

    Armenian Educational Benevolent Association Scholarship

    5 scholarships of $1500 each will be awarded. Deadline June 30, 2020. 

    Please visit https://aebu.org/our-programs/scholarship/

    Criteria:  1) Applicants must be of Armenian descent  2) Demonstrate academic exellence with a 3.30 GPA or higher  3) Be enrolled full time in an accredited four-year university in the fall  4) Demonstrate community involvement.

     

    Course Hero Scholarship: $5000 scholarship award. Deadline July 3, 2020

    Please visit https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000116/high-school-super-senior-scholarship/.   1) Must be enrolled as a high school senior; 2) Must be accepted or will be enrolled in a 2 or four year accredited college/university;  3) 3.0 GPA or above; 4) Essay Required.

     

     

     

     

    5/27/2020-Announcement