High School Student Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships available to graduating high school students who are entering the University as first year undergraduates. Scholarships may require the student submit applications while still enrolled in high school. Other eligibility restrictions may apply. Please visit each scholarship website for more information.

AbbreviationFinder Scholarship
Open to: High school seniors, undergraduate, or graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation, and leadership in school activities or work experience.
Amount: $7,500
Deadline: July 1, 2019
Website: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/the-scholarships/

AFSA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: High School seniors
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Website: https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/

ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA TEENS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: High school seniors
Amount: $500 - $5,000
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/afa-teens/scholarship-contest/

B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: High School juniors and seniors, undergraduate and graduate students.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 24, 2019
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY SCHOLARSHIPS
Open to: California strawberry fieldworkers and/or their children.
Amount: $400 - $5,000
Deadline: February 15, 2019 for new applicants, February 1, 2019 for re-applicants
Website: http://www.californiastrawberries.com/scholarships

EQUALITY SCHOLARSHIP COLLABORATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
Open to: Recent high school graduates who plan to attend college for the first time in 2019. Must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all orientations and gender identities are eligible.
Amount: $6,000
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Website: http://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who show leadership potential, demonstrate dedication to community service, and have financial need. Must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1,000 or composite ACT score of 21.
Amount: Up to $30,000 over four years
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Website: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/

LPGA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Open to: Women golfers who are high school seniors, other requirements vary by scholarship.
Amount: Varies by scholarship.
Deadline: February 28, 2019
Website: http://www.lpga.com/lpga-foundation/scholarships#

NAACP HERBERT LEHMAN EDUCATION FUND SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: African-American graduating high school seniors, first year students, or students transferring into a four-year college.
Amount: $2,000 per year for four years.
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Website: http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship

PEO INTERNATIONAL STAR SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Women high school seniors.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-star-scholarship-star

PFLAG NAPA
Open to: LGBTQ* and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Napa, Marin, Sonoma, or Mendocino Counties. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: TBA
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Website: http://pflagnapa.org/scholarships/

PFLAG SAN DIEGO
Open to: LGBT high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students from San Diego County
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Website: http://www.pflag.com/scholarship-applicants/

PFLAG SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: LGBTQ* identifying students and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Orange County. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Website: http://www.lbpflag.org/scholarships.html

REEDSY CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Students who are accepted to or currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 21, 2019
Website: https://blog.reedsy.com/scholarship/

SAUSALITO WOMAN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION FUND
Open to: High School Graduates or current High School Seniors who are permanent residents of the Sausalito-Marin City School District (living in zip code 94965).
Amount: TBA
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Website: http://swcsrf.org/how-to-apply-for-an-swc-scholarship/

SVCF BOBETTE BIBO GUGLIOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CREATIVE WRITING
Open to: High school seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara counties.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/gugliotta

SVCF CRAIN EDUCATIONAL GRANTS PROGRAM
Open to: High school seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara counties. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/crain

SVCF CURRY AWARD FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN
Open to: Women High School seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo County between the ages of 18 - 26. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/curry

SVCF HAZEL REED BAUMEISTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Open to: High School seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara Counties with demonstrated community involvement of a period of several years. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/baumeister

SVCF KRISHNAN-SHAH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Graduating High School seniors or current community college students who graduated from a high school in Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, or Santa Cruz Counties. Must be a first generation student and have demonstrated involvement in activities (extracurricular, volunteer, paid, etc.) Must have demonstrated financial need/hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA.
Amount: Up to $40,000 (paid over 4 years)
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/krishnan

UNCF BOULE' FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: African-American high school seniors who are entering college as a first-time freshmen in Fall 2019
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/2223f997-615e-4e1e-bdfe-3df90c6ff746

UNCF STEM SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Open to: African-American/Black high school seniors who are entering college as a first-time freshmen in Fall 2019 as a STEM major
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 3, 2019
Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1e6735b6-3cb8-44ee-bca7-ee106e1fd6ff