Scholarships of county 'Orange' within California

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Centennial Academic Scholarship

Applicants must have top academic ability, perform community service, and have lived in Orange County for at least the last three years.

Stockmans Bank Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio Cazadero * Cosumnes River College * Adult Education * Individual entering or already enrolled in a Christian ministryFinancial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: Enrolling in Christian Ministry programSpecific Requirements for Applying: Pursuing Christian Ministry as a careerAttendance Requirement: Full-Time Student, Part-Time StudentAdditional Qualifications: This scholarship is handled outside the EGCF selection process. Contact Todd Kelli, , 9717 Bond Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624. Phone: 685-4019 for more information and application process.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 2

Orange County Philharmonic Society Scholarship

These performance awards can amount to the equivalent of one-half of tuition and are available in both vocal and instrumental music. However financial need is not a factor when determining a talent award

The Hobbs Community Scholarship Transfer Student Program

Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office unless otherwise indicated. Resident of Orange, CA. Must be enrolled in Santiago Canyon College in Orange, CA. Full Time student. Must apply for and be admitted to Chapman University.

National Council of Jewish Women

Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office unless otherwise indicated. Jewish students, male or female. Must have permanent address within the greater Long Beach or Orange County area.

Pat Nixon Scholarship

Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office unless otherwise indicated. Must be an Orange County resident. Must be registered Republican woman voter, 25 years of age or older.

Carl Clor Memorial Scholarship

For Anaheim/Orange County area students.

Southern California Section Scholarship Program

Source: The Institute of Navigation (ION) Eligibility: To qualify to receive a scholarship award, an applicant must be a current college/university student and have successfully completed at least one term/quarter of classes. An undergraduate or graduate student must have a minimum GPA in college/university work of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale, or the equivalent in a different grading system. The award is limited to students who are current or future ION members and whose primary residence is in the Southern California section membership region. Apprenticeship activities will be selected to enhance the student's exposure to modern or classical navigational methods, with minimal time commitment. Awards: $2,500 Application Procedures: To obtain an application and submittal instructions contact can be made to the SoCal Scholarship Chair, Ms. Line Moisan, ION SoCal Section Scholarship Chair, SiRF Technology, Inc., 1231 East Dyer Road, Suite #200, Santa Ana, CA 92705; Tel (714) 435-4933, fax (714) 435-4993 and email: You can also go to and select the application and FAQ link.

Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund Scholarship Program (HEEF)

Award Amount: from $500 - $2,500 Requirements: * Award offered to Orange County Hispanic students with financial need at all levels of education. *Students may apply to more than one scholarship program but they may only receive one fund or program. *Different scholarships may have additional requirements.

Hispanic Bar Association/Wally Davis Legal Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund is sponsored by the Hispanic Bar Association and awards scholarships to Orange County Hispanic law students. The Fund was named in memory of Wally Davis, one of the first Hispanic attorneys in Orange County who fought for the civil rights of all Hispanics. Eligible students must be from Orange County, be of Latino origin and have Latino community and school involvement in the fall. A photo is optional. Award Amount: $1,000 Max. Projected # of Awards(all catagories):1

International Lutheran Deaf Association Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students entering the deaf ministry upon graduation. Charles J. Kotal Scholarship Committee Chairman 13100 Melanie Lane, #26 Westminster, CA 92683-8205

Jonathan Theological Scholarship Fund

Criteria: Provides assistance to ethnic Chinese Christians called to serve North American Chinese churches Contact: Jonathan Theological Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 6756 Laguana Niguel, CA 92607-6756

Helen Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a college student pursuing broadcast journalism. This award honors the late Helen Johnson, a producer of “Channel 4 News Conference” and an associate producer of “Meet the Press.” ($500-$1,000). Students from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties who have completed at least their freshman year of college.

CalCPA Collegiate Scholarship Program

Criteria • Sophomore business students majoring in accounting • Excellent communication skills • Completion of Financial Accounting or Managerial Accounting • Interest in pursuing a career in accounting in our region • Leadership ability • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher • U.S. citizen or legal resident of the United States

CalCPA Community College Scholarship Program

Criteria • Business students emphasizing accounting expecting to transfer to a university by the end of the current calendar year. • Excellent communication skills • Interest in pursuing a career in accounting in our region • Leadership ability • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher • U.S. citizen or legal resident of the United States

CalCPA University Scholarship Program

Criteria • Juniors or seniors with a major, minor or emphasis in accounting • Current enrollment or completion of Intermediate Accounting I • Excellent communication skills • Interest in pursuing a career in accounting in our region • Leadership ability • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher • U.S. citizen or legal resident of the United States

CalCPA Orange County/Long Beach Chapter Masters Scholarship

Thank you for applying for the CalCPA Orange County/Long Beach Chapter Master’s Scholarship! The chapter will be awarding scholarships to students from universities in our geographic area. Individual award is $3,500. We look forward to receiving your completed application. Eligibility: 1) Enrolled in a master’s program at a university in Orange County or Long Beach. 2) Master’s must be in accounting or tax 3) Must have completed one semester in the program 4) Master’s grade point average of 3.0 or higher 5) Pursuing a career as a CPA in our region 6) Excellent communication skills 7) Leadership ability 8) U.S. citizen or legal resident 9) Be a candidate member of CalCPA. Candidate membership is free if you have never been a candidate member, and $50 if you have previously been a candidate member. To join CalCPA, visit Submit with application: 1) Letter of recommendation. 2) One page essay (typed) on your educational and career goals. 3) Unofficial transcript of all master’s-level classes (scholarship winners must supply official transcripts prior to receiving check). 4) Résumé listing work experience and extracurricular activities.

Youth Scholarship Fund

The fund provides financial assistance to disadvantaged children enabling them to participate in the many positive activities offered by the Anaheim Community Services Department. For grant requests: Nancy Lerner Boone, Recreation Svcs. Mgr. Fax: (714) 765-4454 The foundations total giving for 2007 is $331,061.00 for grants including the scholarship fund. Limited to residents of Anaheim.

Assistance League of Fullerton - Scholarship

The organization provides financial assistance to needy individuals in the Fullerton community and grants scholarships to eligible students. Please contact the foundation for more information. Limited to residents of Fullerton, CA.

Richard Bermundez/Friends of Cal State Fullerton Scholarship Fund

This fund provides support for incoming Cal State Fullerton students who have graduated from an Orange County high school. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need by falling within the income thresholds listed below. Screening will be by application only, no personal interviews conducted. Family Size Max. Total Parental Income 2 $30,100 6 $48,500 3 $33,800 7 $52,400 4 $38,700 8 $56,300 5 $43,300 Independant $9,900 Married 17,100 Award Amount: $1,000 Max. Projected # of Awards(all catagories): 1 - 2