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Local Scholarship Program

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Local Scholarship Application

  • Deadline to submit application is Friday, December 5th in the College and Career Center (A109).
  • For questions regarding the Local Scholarship Application process, please email Mr. Elizondo in the Counseling Office at jelizondo@tusd.org

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  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed during senior year.
  • The FAFSA is completed online at www.fafsa.gov
  • The application should be submitted between January 1 - March 2nd.  

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  • University of California applications become available October 1st.
  • UC Applications can be submitted between November 1-30.
  • Application deadline is November 30
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  • CSU applications become available on October 1st.
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Admissions Requirements:
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  • Must be 18 years old or a high school graduate

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 El Camino’s Honors Program director, Rachel Williams, will be meeting with interested seniors in the Library on Thursday, 12/11 at 1pm. Interested Seniors should sign up in the Counseling Office and get a pass, giving your teachers 24-hour notice.  Students must have a cumulative unweighted GPA (9-12) of 3.1 to be eligible.  Prior experience with honors or AP classes is not necessary.  Even if you do not have a 5th period class, you need sign up for this meeting.  

 
An El Camino College Counselor is available in the counseling office to meet with students who have questions about registration, testing, enrolling and/or taking classes at ECC.  She will be on campus on Mondays during the month of December 12/8 and 12/15 from 1—2:30.  .  Students must sign up in the counseling office and get a pass to see her.   

 

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Torrance High School

2014-15

Scholarship Bulletin

“OPEN” SCHOLARSHIPS

The scholarships listed below are open to all students who qualify. 

Details for each scholarship is available on the website listed. 

These scholarships are not part of the “Local Scholarship” Program.

FOR COLLEGE SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, SEE MR. E

 

Scholarship

Description

Contact Info

Deadline

HomeownersInsurance.com

For Seniors.  Essay-based scholarship contest

https://homeownersinsurance.com/scholarship.html

12/31/14

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Minority students applying to a 4 year university.  Financial need, and over 1000 on the SAT.

www.jackierobinson.org

2/15/2015

SPI Study Abroad Scholarship

Money used specifically for their study abroad programs.  Up to 100% of the costs.

http://www.spiabroad.com/program-overview/fundraising-scholarships/

 

3/1/2015

Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship

Must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or  Student/Youth Level.

http://jacl.org/edu/scholar.htm.

4/4/2015

South Bay Republican Women’s Scholarship

Must be a registered Republican or be from a registered Republican Family

http://www.southbayrwf.org/index.cfm/scholarships.htm

 

4/15/15

Student-View Scholarship

None stated

www.student-wiew.com

4/21/13

Matters of Life and Death Scholarship Writing Contest

Junior or senior essay contest

www.comapassionandchoicesnca.org/essay.php

5/15/2015

Asian Pacific Community Fund Verizon

CA resident attending a 4 yr. school in OR, WA or CA, major in math, engineering, any sci.

www.apcf.org

 

5/16/15

B. Davis Scholarship

No info given

www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

5/25/15

Caretenders Scholarship Program

Open to trade/tech school enrollment in fall 2015

www.kelownaretirementhomes.ca

5/31/15

Compassion & Choices, Matters of Life & Death School Writing Contest

Attend: CA high school

Junior or senior

Going to college in USA

https://www.compassionandchoices.org/what-you-can-do/in-your-state/california/essay-contest/

 

5/6/15

Athnet Sports Recruiting

Current senior, current or former athlete

http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm

 

6/1/15

Rogers community Volunteer Scholarship

Min of 10 volunteer service to your community w/in the last 12 months

www.southsurreydentists.com

6/1/15

"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship.

Students that will pursue a fashion degree at a college

http://www.fashion-schools.org/

6/1/15

"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship

Seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path

http://www.animationcareerreview.com

 

6/1/15

Pharmacy tech. Scholarship

Aspiring Pharm. Techs.

www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com

6/1/2015

Big Sun Scholarship

For athletes

www.bigsunathletics.com

6/19/15

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Legal resident of US

www.forkliftpartsincalifornia.com

6/30/15

Southern California CSCWA

Has overcome adversity with some involvement from SARB process

hhttp://cascwa.org/student-scholarships-2/

Varies

FASTWEB.COM

Lots of Opportunities

www.fastweb.com

Various

I’m First Scholarship

Opportunity Knocks List

Website offers a listing of scholarships for 1st generation college students

http://www.imfirst.org/scholarship/

 

Various

Scholarship Experts

Website offers a variety of scholarship opportunities

www.scholarshipexperts.com

Various

 

 

 

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Christina Yun
Counselor, A-E 

Mary Dillon
Counselor, F-Lon

Aisha Webb
Counselor, Loo-Rn

Rob Young
Counselor, Ro-Z

Joseph Elizondo
College/Career Counselor Coordinator
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