From the MMHS Counseling Website and SDUSD JROTC:

My Piano Project

  • Grades 9-12
  • Upload video of your song/project that you performed on an acoustic piano
  • Judged on how far outside your comfort-zone you pushed yourself and how creatively you shared your musical art with others; so talk about these in your video
  • $1,000 scholarship awarded every 12 weeks
  • Application and info at: https://www.well-lovedpiano.com/my-piano-project
  • Deadline: Scholarships awarded every 12 weeks

LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

  • Grades 9-12
  • Will attend an accredited college or university
  • US resident
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 500-word maximum statement about any interesting projects you’ve worked on and how those projects have impacted your fellow student body or community
  • $2,500 scholarship
  • Application and info at: https://www.lendup.com/scholarship
  • Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Be enrolled full-time in high school
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 500 maximum word essay relating to being an achiever
  • $2,500 scholarship
  • Application and info at: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
  • Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

Skincare OX

  • Senior
  • Female
  • Will attend college in the Fall of 2021
  • Striving to lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Short responses relating to your short and long term goals
  • 500 maximum essay relating to your commitment to live a healthy lifestyle
  • $500 scholarship
  • Application and info at: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/#scholarship-application
  • Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, January 1

College Jumpstart Scholarship

  • 10th-12th grade
  • US citizen or legal resident
  • Will attend an accredited two- or four year college or university or trade/vocational school in the US
  • Committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community
  • 250-word or less response; see application for topics from which to choose
  • $1,000
  • Application and info at: www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
  • Deadline: Spring application due April 2022; Fall application due October

Intuit EVERFI

  • Grades 9-12
  • Hispanic
  • Complete the TurboTax Tax Simulation
  • 100-250-word essay relating to your educational experience with personal finance
  • 200-500-word essay about understanding taxes and about the simulation
  • 40 $2,500 scholarships awarded in the form of a 529 college savings gift card
  • Application and info at: https://turbotax.everfi.com/leading-con-educacion/
  • Deadline: May 8, 2022 at 8:59 PM

and

  • Students ages 13-19
  • Complete the Intuit TurboTax Tax Simulation
  • 200-500-word essay about understanding taxes and about the simulation
  • 20 $2,500 scholarships awarded in the form a 529 college savings gift card
  • Application and info at: turbotax.everfi.com/prosperity-hub-challenge/
  • Deadline: May 8, 2022 at 8:59 PM

PB&J Scholarship

  • Senior
  • Will attend a two- or four- year college in the fall
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Write an essay discussing any challenges you have had that impacted your success in school and how you overcame that challenge
  • Multiple scholarships awarded in varying amounts
  • Application and info due: scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship
  • Deadline: May 31, 11:59 PM

Ocean Awareness Contest

Essay Contest

Little Bundle

  • Senior
  • Will attend a university
  • US citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Child of a single father or closely impacted by a single father
  • 500-1,000-word essay relating to being a child of a single father
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Application and info at:littlebundle.com/pages/superdad-scholarship
  • Deadline: June 30 and December 31

Rita’s First-Gen Scholarship

  • Senior
  • First generation college student (parents did not attend college)
  • 400-600-word essay: “Tell me about an adversity you face in the pursuit of education, how you navigate it, and what you hope to d given this opportunity.”
  • 200-300-word responses relating to getting a college education, a typical week for you, and curiosity
  • 1 scholarship awarded valued at over $20,000
  • You must create an account on bold.org in order to apply for this scholarship
  • Application and info at: bold.org/scholarships/rita-scholarship/
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Collegeboard Opportunity Scholarships

  • Juniors
  • Complete six college planning steps for six separate chances at $500
  • When you finish all six, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $40,000 scholarship
  • Click here to read about a junior from La Jolla High School who earned a $40,000 scholarship
  • Application and info at: opportunity.collegeboard.org/
  • Deadline: Scholarships awarded from January-June

Hotel Planner

  • 16 or older
  • Child of a US military veteran
  • Will enroll in a two- of four-year college or university to purse an education in technology
  • Short response answers relating to your desire to pursue a career in technology, being in a military family, and financial need
  • 10 $1,000 scholarships awarded
  • Application and info at: www.hotelplanner.com/Scholarship/
  • Deadline: 2 application cycles: August 15 and December 15

“A Daring Path” Scholarship

Other Scholarship/Financial Aid Links:

Try to apply to as many scholarships as you can and we wish you luck cadets !