3/24/17

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning October 1.  All seniors should have completed and submitted your FAFSA online.  Visit fafsa.gov TODAY  NOTE: Be sure to choose the correct College year:  2017-2018; you will begin college 7/1/17 - 6/30/18.  Be sure to check your colleges' website for their financial aid deadlines.  Do not wait any longer to submit your FAFSA application - they may run out of funds!
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All Senior students should be searching for scholarship opportunities and applying for them. Visit: studentscholarships.org,fastweb.com, http://scholarshipfly.com,  
 https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/.  Do your own google searches and keep searching for scholarship $$$.  All scholarships listed are for Senior  students only, unless noted.  Below are current Scholarship Opportunities - Apply TODAY through the deadline listed!  SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED IN DUE DATE ORDER:
 
Current Scholarship/Essay Contest for all students ages 16 -18:  Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Visit http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship to enter and read all the requirements.  Read through the featured/winning essay.  Enter your essay response TODAY – and no later than April 15, 2017.  Check their website for the May prompt - due no later than 5/15/17!
 
NEW - Kiwanis Club of Glendale is offering Clark two scholarships for $1,250 each.  Senior applicants must have a 3.25 or higher GPA, extracurricular activities involving not only academic programs, but also community service.  Financial need is an important consideration.  Applicants will be interviewed in April.    This is not an online process - see Mrs. Bondy today for the simple 2-page application.
Applications due to Mrs. Bondy by March 29, 2017. 
 
Juniors and Seniors can apply for the California Association of Collectors Scholarship:  Applicants must write an original essay about the importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college yearsApplication deadline is March 30, 2017.  APPLY TODAY!  Visit:  cacesf.org for the application and requirements.  

Great Clips is offering “The Great Scholarship Program” in memory of Alice Madden Barton.  Value $250-$1,500.  For all seniors who will be pursuing a cosmetology career.  Their purpose is to promote careers in cosmetology and at Great Clips salons by providing scholarships or cosmetology tools to help get your career started.  Apply online at www.greatclipscareers.com/scholarships. Application deadline March 31, 2017. 

Senior Boys and Girls  CSEA California School Employee Association Scholarships offered by Glendale Chapter Two awards will be given; one for graduating seniors (all seniors can apply) and one for a dependent senior student of a CSEA Glendale Chapter 3 member.  See Mrs. Bondy for the application today.  Application deadline March 31, 2017. 
 
Dunsmore Elementary School Foundation Scholarship for graduating seniors who attended Dunsmore for at least three years, satisfactory academic achievement, provide verification of college enrollment for Fall 2017, if selected for their scholarship award, attend their Hilltopper Assembly (April or May)  or the 6th grade Promotion Ceremony May 30, 2017.  Come see Mrs. Bondy for the simple one-page application. Due date April 7, 2017.  Short essay required about your Dunsmore experiences and future plans. 
 
Mountain Avenue Elementary -M.A.C.K - Mountain Avenue Committed to Kids Scholarship and Recognition Award - Applicants must have attended Mountain Avenue for a minimum of three years; participate in extra-curricular activities and/or community service, show academic achievement, and provide proof of fall 2017 enrollment in a four-year college.  See Mrs. Bondy TODAY for the simple application.  Due date:  April 7, 2017.
 
Pasadena Realtors Charitable Foundation  - Is offering a $1,000 Scholarship to graduating seniors.  What makes you fantastic?  What are your plans to live a complete and productive life?  150-word minimum paper required - they want to get to know you and your goals.  This is not an online application.  Simple one page application.  One letter of recommendation and official transcript required.  Application must be received by their Pasadena office by Friday, April 14, 2017.  They will hold a reception for all the scholarship winners in May!

LendEDU is offering two $1000 scholarships for graduating seniors.  Criteria:  US Citizenship and 2.5 GPA or above.  You can use this award towards all college expenses, even living expenses!  Apply online:  lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/.  Application due date is April  15, 2017 Apply now - do not wait until the last minute!
  
La Canada/La Crescenta Kiwanis Scholarships-they are looking for Seniors with strong records of community service-150 hours or more; US Citizen/Legal resident; Minimum 2.0 GPA.  One letter of recommendation and Counselor’s verification of academic standing required. Application deadline:  April 16, 2017.
 
Plaintiff Relief - a lawsuit funding company - is offering a $1,000 scholarship - For Graduating Seniors with academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, US Citizen or permanent residents, participates in community service, and demonstrates financial need.  Visit plaintiffrelief.com for the application and all criteria.  Application Due by May 1, 2017.
 
NEW - ARMENIAN RELIEF SOCIETY OF WESTERN USA, INC. is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors.  Applicants must be of Armenian-American descent, 3.5 or above GPA, active in school and community, attending community college or 4-yr university/college.
This is not an online application process.  Two letters of recommendation required and your official transcript.  See Mrs. Bondy today for the simple 2-page application.  Application must be postmarked on or before May 5, 2017. 

The Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship - $1,000 - offered by Shahram Salemy, MD FACS, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Seattle Washington.  For graduating seniors who have an interest in the sciences.  Visit:  www.drsalemy.com/scholarship for the application and all requirements. You will complete their written application, personal statement, provide three(3) references, and be interviewed by their selection committee.  Application Deadline:  May 31, 2017.

All for current Seniors- Application Deadline is June 1, 2017 for all three "Aspiring..."    Scholarships
 "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.
"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.
"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.
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