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Welcome to the Western Center Academy Scholarship Page 
This page will be updated regularly with local scholarship information. 
Seniors, please be sure to check each scholarship application for deadlines. 
 
 

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Scholarships are gifts. They do not need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.
 
 
 
Below are some useful websites to complete your $cholar$ship search: 
BigFuture:  BigFuture is part of College Board online tools for scholarship finder. Begin exploring scholarship opportunites by taking an inventory of your interests.  Your academic stregnths, extracuuicular activities and career goal are also importatnt. Use Schoalrship seat to get started.
FastWeb: 

FastWeb can help you find the right college and scholarships to help you pay for it. The Internet's premier scholarship search includes more than 600,000 scholarships worth more than $1 billion. FastWeb's customized college search offers access to 4,000 colleges. Also find expert advice and how-tos on admissions, financial aid, selecting a major, choosing acareer and more.

 Fastweb Scholarships
 
California CollegesCaliforniaColleges.edu provides students with an all-inclusive guide for their college and career paths.  It has a College serach and Schoalrship Finder. 
Class of 2019 Senior Scholarship Portfolio
  • The Senior Scholarship Portfolio is a very important document that all seniors should complete.
  • Many local agencies offer scholarships to seniors based on information they read in Senior Scholarship Portfolios.
  • In order to be considered for scholarships that request Senior Scholarship Portfolios, you must have your portfolio on file in the counseling office.
  • You may download the attached file to your computer, complete the portfolio by typing directly into the application, be sure to have your parent sign it, return three copies to the counseling office.
  • The portfolio requires you to have two letters of recommendation. Please start collecting those letters now. 
 
Senior Scholarship Portfolios are due to Mrs. Arave by Wednesday, January 10, 2019
Please download the 2018-2019 Scholarship Portfolio by clicking the link below:
 
FastWeb has published their Best College Scholarships of 2018

Check out all the great scholarships by clicking the link below:
 
Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival Scholarships
The Riverside County Fair offers two scholarships:
Magic Carpet Music Scholarship 
&
Queen Scheherazade Scholarship
Applications are due early October
Please click the link to access the website or download
the applications from the file below
California State Universities Scholarship Page Links 
The CSU system has many opportunites to earn scholarships.
Below you will find a PDF with links to all 23 CSU campuses scholarship pages.
Please review applicaiton information carefully.
 
 
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.
    • Application deadline is November 20, 2018
CHEMISTRY RELATED SCHOLARSHIP
The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000* per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program.
Please click the link below for more information:
 
Edison International, Energy for What's Ahead logoEDISON STEM Scholarship for High School Seniors.
Click here: Edison STEM Scholarship
Deadline 12/14/18

Future Flyer Pitch

Scholarship competition for future entrepreneurs!
Open to high school juniors and seniors.
Click the link below for more information