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If you have any questions regarding scholarships, please reach out to Nicole Mack at nmack@nmusd.us

Raise.Me - Micro-Scholarships

I know that many of you have concerns about how to make a college education more affordable. Through a new, free program called RaiseMe, students can guarantee scholarships from 250+ colleges as early as 9th grade, making it easier to plan financially for school. RaiseMe has proven to be a great tool to motivate students in high schools throughout the U.S. Newport Harbor HS is among the first in the country to take advantage of this opportunity, which was launched with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. colleges. Here are a couple of easy ways to support your students in using this unique tool:

  • Ensure that you create an account at www.raise.me
  • Regularly add good grades, community service, extracurricular activities, and other achievements to your RaiseMe Portfolio to earn micro-scholarships from colleges.

For more information, please visit the Raise.Me website.

Heisman High School Scholarship

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 19, 2021

The Heisman High School Scholarship program honors the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes. By inviting male and female students from schools across the country to share their stories of leadership and impact, the program aims to inspire all students to harness their potential, push their limits, and use their talents not only to advance their own futures, but to improve the communities and world around them.

For eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit the Heisman High School Scholarship website. 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 31, 2021

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

For more details and to apply, please click here. 

Newport Beach Foundation Scholarship

DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 30, 2021

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 a 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 2022 Distinguished Citizen Program.

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

2022 Edison Scholars

DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 13, 2021

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 and potentially participate in a final interview. Don’t stress, these are just ways to get to know you better.
  • Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible.

For more details and to apply, please visit the 2022 Edison Scholars website.