Financial Aid & Scholarships

The links to the right will provide you accesses to several resources you can utilize to learn about and apply for financial aid and scholarship. 

Scholarships for SENIORS

Scholarships4 High School Website - Deadlines Varies
Please click HERE for an additional resource for scholarships and college planning
 
Grand Canyon University Scholarships - Deadlines Varies
Please click HERE if you have applied to Grand Canyon University in order to learn about their scholarship program.
 
2021 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Application- Deadline February 15, 2021
Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000.
Eligibility:
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

Application available HERE

Tall Club of Orange County Scholarship- Deadline March 1, 2021

The Tall Club of OC (A social club for adults 21 and over for women who are at least 5'10" and men 6'2" and over), are sponsoring a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a tall teen who is going to college next fall. If our national club, Tall Clubs International, also chooses them as a winner, they will receive $1,000.00  Please go to this LINK for the information.

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship- Deadline March 1, 2021

Scholarships are available in the following areas: Academic awards for high school seniors, Italian language study grants in Italy for summer of 2021, athletic award for high school seniors pursing a career in sports or sports related field. Applicants be wholly or partially of Italian descent. For more information please click HERE

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship- Deadline March 8, 2021
The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities. High school seniors who are facing financial challenges may apply to win a $10,000 scholarship to help them attend college or a vocational-technical school. Please click HERE for more information and to apply.
 
Irvine Teacher's Association Scholarships- Deadline March 12, 2021 by 4pm
Please click HERE to review available scholarships from ITA. The application for students attending a 2-year school can be found HERE. The application for students attending a 4-year school can be found HERE.

Digital copies of the applications are available on the ITA website at https://irvineta.org/ita-scholarships-2/

Applications and letters of recommendation may be emailed to Scholarship@IrvineTA.org or mailed to:

ITA Scholarship Committee
4940 Irvine Blvd., Suite 205,
Irvine, CA 92620

Completed applications must be received by the deadline of 4 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2021 in order to be considered by the ITA Scholarship Committee.

Cabrillo Civic Club Scholarship- Deadline March 15,  2021
$500.00 scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students of Portuguese Descent throughout the State of California.  Students must have a 3.5 GPA to apply. Please click HERE for an application.
 
Society of Women's Engineers- OC Endowed FY21 Scholarship- Deadline March 15,  2021
The SWE-OC is offering a $1,000 Scholarship.
Qualifications:
  • Identify as a Female
  • Must be a high school senior at Orange County, CA school
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Pursuing a degree in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science

Please click HERE to apply.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship- Deadline March 31, 2021
Scholarship awards range from $500-$5,000. Students must be from a low income household or demonstrate financial need. Minimum GPA of 2.75 is required. For more information and to apply click HERE
 
2021 Upsolve Scholarship- Deadline March 31, 2021
The Upsolve Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship to students who submit a short essay (500-1000 words) on how society can improve access to justice. Student must plan to attend a college or university in the 2021-2022 academic year. For more information, click HERE
 
MLG Attorneys at Law "Never STop Learning" Scholarhip- Deadline March 31, 2021
Scholarship is open to all high school seniors living in Orange County. Student will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a one year mentorship with a lawyer. Please see HERE for more information.
 
TASF- Taiwanese American  Scholarship Fund- Deadline April 2, 2021
$50,000 in Scholarships available this year! Please click HERE for more information. Student must be a United States citizen or US Permanent Resident and direct blood descendent of a Taiwanese citizen to apply.
 
APCF- Asian Pacific Community Fund Mega Bank Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
$5,000 in Scholarship awards Available! Please click HERE for more information!
 
APCF- Asian Pacific Community Fund Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
$20,000 in Scholarship awards available! Please click HERE for more information!
 
APCF- Asian Pacific Community Fund Royal Business Bank Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
$8,000 in Scholarship awards available! Please click HERE for more information!
 
APCF- Asian Pacific Community Fund Preferred Bank Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
$5,000 in Scholarship awards available! Please click HERE for more information!
 
The Chao Family Foundation Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
$4,000/year renewable scholarships available for high school Seniors who will attend any University of California (UC) or Cal State University (CSU) in the Fall of 2021. Click HERE for more information!
 
APCF- Asian Pacific Community Fund Kao Kalia Yang Scholarship- Deadline April 2, 2021
Five $5,000 Scholarships available for High School Seniors planning on attending a university/college in the Fall. Please click HERE for the requirements!
 
Suburban Optimist Club of Buena Park  Scholarship- Deadline April 9, 2021
The Suburban Optimist Club has honored graduating seniors of Japanese ancestry for over 50 years. Please click HERE for Scholarship information!
 
2021 Irvine Unified Council PTA Senior Scholarship- Deadline April 11, 2021
The Irvine Unified Council PTA will be awarding up to TWO $750 scholarships to the top Nominees at each of the IUSD High Schools! Please click HERE for the application.  Nominees must be PTSA members, and students can still join this school year. Please contact Mrs. Klamberg at AmyKlamberg@iusd.org for additional info on how to join.
 
Daniel S. Coelho Memorial Scholarship- Deadline April 15, 2021
This years award is $3,000. Please see the application HERE for the requirements.
 
SCAG Scholarship Program- Deadline April 23, 2021
The SCAG Scholarship Program offers local government and planning experience that students can use to develop long-term career goals. The scholarship will provide a $4,000 scholarship award for seven high school or community college students from the SCAG region (and potentially two additional scholarship awards that are not tied to a specific county, but would be awarded at the Regional Council’s discretion), a two-week internship with a local planning agency or council of governments, and the opportunity to meet with elected officials and practicing planners to learn more about careers in public service. Please click HERE for additional information.
 
IVisa Annual Scholarship- Deadline May 15, 2021
The IVisa Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship available to students with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Application includes a 500 word essay on "culture". For more information and to apply, please click HERE 
 
Honors Graduation 2021 Design a Better Future Scholarship- Deadline June 28, 2021
High School students can participate in a design-thinking community building project. Five scholarships of $10,000 will be awarded. Click HERE for additional information and to apply.
 
2021 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship- Deadline June 30, 2021
Scholarship is a $1500 scholarship open to students who have a 3.0 or above. Please click HERE for more information and to apply.
 
Prime Medical Alert Scholarship- Deadline July 31, 2021
At Prime Medical Alert, they understand that nurses are one of the most important components of America’s healthcare industry. They want to help the next generation reach their dreams. This scholarship is open to applicants working toward a two year or four year degree. Applicants shall be working towards a degree with the intent of becoming a RN or LPN upon graduation. Please click HERE for additional information and to apply.
 
Rustic Pathways Scholarship- Deadline August 1, 2021
Students must submit an online application form and a short essay. The student selected by the committee is awarded $1,000. Irvine High School gets a matched donation of $1,000. Two runner-up students will receive $250 each. Please click HERE for application.
 

Financial Aid Night Presentation Materials

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Financial Aid Presentation

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