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Essay Contest: the attached competition announcement for Long Beach high school students, which includes two $500 awards. DUE May 19

Latino/a Scholarships

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Foundation 

Scholarships actualize each of SHPE’s mission’s components by increasing student access and support to higher education in STEM programs.  Our aim is to bridge the disparities in STEM degrees between Hispanics and their non-Hispanic counterparts.

Great Minds in STEM 

STEM scholarship information page

Military/Veteran's children

HotelPlanner - Major in technology

HotelPlanner information page

California Alarm Association

California Alarm Association information page

Dear Applicant: The 2017 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program offers $27,000 in funds to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in the State of California who are graduating from high school in 2017

  • Proof of enrollment in high school via an official transcript and SAT/ACT scores
  • Proof of acceptance to a college or university (letter acceptable)
  • Proof of parent’s occupation (ID or supervisory letter acceptable)
  • Essay (typed) (Place name on each page)
  • Letter of recommendation from counselor, teacher, or other agency regarding extracurricular activities

Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation

Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation website 

Scholarships from $1,000 - $5,000

Flavor of the Month

Flavor of the Month Scholarship information page

Deadline: July 31, 2018 

Amount: $1,500

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Because College is Expensive

Because College is Expensive-Scholarship information page

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Amount $500

The PepsiCo Foundation ExCEL Awards

Pepsico Foundation Excel Awards information page

Sons and daughters of PepsiCo employees who meet the criteria listed below are eligible to apply for scholarships:

  • Dependent children, age 24 and under, of regular full-time or part-time employees in salary Band 2 and below, inclusive of those on short-term disability, long-term disability, and non-disciplinary leave, who are confirmed as employees during the verification process. Dependent children are defined as natural or legally adopted children or dependent stepchildren primarily supported by the employee 
  • High school seniors, graduates, or current undergraduates who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year
  • Children of employees in Salary Band 2 and below are eligible
  • Children of joint venture employees are not eligible.
  • Children of employees who are temporary or on severance or suspended for disciplinary reasons are not eligible

Community Service


Gloria Barron Prize information page

Deadline: April 15

  • Must be between the ages of 8 and 18
  • Must be a permanent resident of the US or Canada
  • Must be working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
  • Must have completed the service project as an individual, not as a large group

Social Media

Varsity Tutors College Scholarships 

Varsity Tutors College Scholarships information page


Army Scholarship Foundation

Army Scholarship Foundation information page

Scholarship for Women

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions.

AiC information page


Any U.S. woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply and will be considered for both the National and Affiliate Award, if she also meets all of the following criteria:

  • She is 13 years of age or older at time of account creation.
  • She is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
  • She has a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.
  • She is not an NCWIT employee and has no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities information page

"There are many circumstances that make financing college harder for disabled students. Disabilities may prevent students from attending school full-time, which makes it harder to qualify for financial aid and scholarships reserved for those with full-time status. Disabilities may also require access to accommodations or support that are not provided by schools; require medical care that is not covered by school-sponsored insurance plans; and prevent students from working part-time jobs to offset tuition costs.

Fortunately, there are many financing options and benefits available to disabled students. This is our guide to the opportunities out there. We’ll start with those that are available to students living with any kind of disability and then break down awards designated for students living with particular types of disabilities."

Scholarships for DREAMERS

The DREAM: National Scholarship

Opens November 1!

DREAM National Scholarship information page


Barbara mango Kelly Peace Poetry Award 

Deadline: July 1 2018 

Barbara mango Kelly Peach Poetry Award information page

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Opens: November 1 

Deadline: February 1 

Jackie Robinson Foundation information page


  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

Coca- Cola Scholarship

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation information page

Applicant must be: 

  • Current high school senior attending school in the U.S. 
  • U.S. Citizen, U.S. permanent resident  
  • anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application 
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution 

Burger King Foundation Scholarship

Burger King Foundation Scholarship information page

Applicants must-

  • Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2018-19 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Courage to Grow Scholarship information page

Deadline: October 31, 2017 

Amount $500

Gen and Kelly Tatabe Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2017 

Award $1,000

Gen and Kelly Tatabe Scholarship information page

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program.


  • 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. 
  • Legal resident of the U.S. 
  • Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.

PG&E Scholarship

Athlete Scholarships

AAU Youth Excel Program Scholarship Amateur Athletic 

AAU scholarships information page


The BigSun Scholarship 

BigSun Scholarship website

Deadline: June 19 2018

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.

AXA Achievement scholarship

AXA Scholarship information page

Deadline: December 15 2017

Applicants to the AXA Achievements Scholarship must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
    • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness