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Scholarships

Newport Beach Foundation Scholarship

DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 30, 2020

The Newport Beach Foundation is focused on engaging and supporting the next generation of community leaders.  This scholarship rewards 2-year or 4-year college-bound students who have shown consistent leadership in different facets of their lives.  Additionally, candidates have demonstrated strong work ethic, commitment and character. The Foundation is interested in candidates who are meaningfully involved in their community and show respect and kindness to others.  

This scholarship will award the deserving recipient with $2,500.00 towards their future goals.  Additionally, the recipient(s) will receive a coveted spot in the Spring 2021 Distinguished Citizen Program.  This program gives participants exclusive behind the scenes access to both civic and business leaders of Newport Beach.  Graduating from the Distinguished Citizen Program is an honor recognized within the City of Newport Beach as well as personally by the sitting Mayor.  Receipt of the monetary award is conditioned on completion of the Distinguished Citizen Program. 

For eligibility requirements and to apply, please click here to download the application. 

2021 Edison Scholars

DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 14, 2020

The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of tomorrow — the dreamers, inventors, guardians and pioneers — those who dare to be great. Each year, Edison International awards $40,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world. This is a chance for students with big dreams to advance their education and take part in shaping a brighter future.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need.
  • Eligible STEM majors include computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation and physical sciences.
  • Applicants must live in Southern California Edison’s service territory.
  • The top 50 finalists will be required to submit a short video. Don’t stress, it’s simple.
  • Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible.

For more details and to apply, please click here to visit the 2021 Edison Scholars website. 

NROTC Scholarship - Current Juniors Only

DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 31, 2020

To qualify applicants must: Score 1000 combined on SAT, 22 on the ACT, Must be a US Citizen, and meet physical qualifications. Any student that expresses interest in applying to a service academy should also strongly consider applying for the NROTC Scholarship.  Only applying to the service academy is like only applying to one university.  Always better to have more options then now options.

For more information, please visit the NROTC Scholarship website

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOVEMBER 1, 2020 - JANUARY 31, 2021

Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science, and English. 

DARS scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

For more details on the twenty-six different scholarships, please visit the NSDAR Scholarships website

Julie Inman Courage Award

DEADLINE IS MARCH 26, 2021

This award, to be used to further educational or vocational goals, is given to a student who shows courage by going forward in the face of adversity and/or life-changing or extraordinary obstacle. It recognizes courage and determination over physical and/or learning disabilities, illness of self or family member, the death of a loved one and unusually difficult circumstances at home. Please write an essay of 1500 words or less, describing your courageous situation being specific and giving details pertaining to your own story. You may nominate yourself or be nominated by a peer/parent.

Click here to download the Julie Inman Courage Award application. 

The 2021 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship

DEADLINE IS JUNE 30, 2021

At El Dabe Law, we passionately believe in and support the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school is an uphill battle - and if you don't have the proper aid in place - you may end up never going to school. We make this easier for you, by offering our $1,500 scholarship. This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the USA
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • All applications should be submitted no later than June 30, 20201
  • This scholarship will be awarded in the 20201 Fall Semester
  • There is no application fee

For more details and to apply, please visit the El Dabe Ritter Law Scholarship website

The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship

DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2021

We are pleased to announce The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1000. In order to apply for this scholarship, we request you write a 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. We’d like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell us about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • All applications should be submitted no later than July 31th, 2021
  • This scholarship will be awarded in the 2021 Fall Semester

For more details and to apply, please visit the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship website