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Glen A. Wilson 2022 - 2023 Scholarship Listing

** Spring Semester **


REMEMBER: Check the financial aid pages for the schools that you are applying to for any scholarships specifically for students applying to that college or university.  These may be FULL RIDE scholarships!


Society of Women Engineer Scholarship: March 20th

SWE Scholarships support those who identify as a woman and pursue an ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student program in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and fields related to engineering globally. To be eligible a student must: A) Be a person who identifies as a female/woman. B) An incoming freshman through graduate student. C) Studying engineering full-time (exceptions made for re-entry/non-traditional students). D) Enrolled in an ABET-accredited program E) A community college, university, or re-entry/non-traditional student. Applications can be found by going to: Scholarship Application - Society of Women Engineers Scholarship (


National Charity League: March 24th

12th grade girls who have contributed to their community by volunteering.  Applicants must reside within the National Charity League, Inc., Whittier Chapter boundaries of Whittier, La Habra, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, or Hacienda Heights. The applications must be completed by Friday, March 24, 2023. Finalists must attend a Zoom interview on Monday April 10, 2023.  Recipients must attend a Scholarship Awards Presentation on Monday, April 24, 2023.  Recipients will be notified in advance. Click link to google application:


NextLevel Student Scholarship: March 30th

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be pursuing or planning to pursue a career in law, compliance, or public policy. B) Be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Spring 2023 or Fall 2023 semester. Applications can be found by going to:


2023 State of the District Scholarship: March 31st

Two (2) recipients will be selected from each comprehensive high school; one (1) recipient from Adult Ed.; and one (1) recipient from Valley High School, to receive a $500 scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded to students in recognition of their academic achievements and commitment to their post-secondary educational goals. Students who wish to be considered for a scholarship, should submit a complete application by Friday, March 31, 2023. Please see application for more details.


Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship: April 1st

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must have a 3.2 gpa and meet all of the requirements for either A or B. A) Are a Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California. B) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but does not need to be of Italian Descent. Applications can be found by going to:


Kiwanis Club Scholarship: April 10th  

Scholarships in the amount of $750 will go to high school seniors attending school in the HLP Unified School District.  Candidates must have active involvement in community service, as well as with school organizations/clubs.  Must provide an unofficial transcript with application.  Apply Here (email has been corrected)


Kiwanis Club SLP Scholarship:  April 10th

Scholarships in the amount of $750 will go to local high school seniors that are members of KIWINS or Key Club.  Candidates must have active involvement in community service, as well as with school organizations/clubs.  Must provide an unofficial transcript with application.  Apply Here (email has been corrected)


Miss 4th of July: April 14th

The Miss 4th of July Scholarship Pageant is Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Hacienda Heights to honor outstanding young ladies within the community with a scholarship award. Scholarships will be awarded to the winner as well as 1st Runner up and 2nd Runner up. Please see attached application for more details.


Wildcat to Wildcat Scholarship: April 14th

WILSON ONLY!  A previous graduate from Wilson High School is offering a scholarship to five Wilson students for $300 each!  This scholarship opportunity is for any junior OR senior.  Interested applicants must reply to the prompt: What is your dream and how do you plan to make it a reality?  What impact to you hope to have on the community and those around you?  Please see application for directions on cover page and essay format.


Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship: April 24th  

WILSON ONLY! Three Wilson seniors receive a scholarship!  One student will receive a $600 scholarship; two students will receive $500 each.  Seniors must complete an essay about an event or experience in your life that has made a strong, lasting impression on you.  Explain how this event or experience has shaped not only who you are, but also what you hope to achieve.  For complete instructions on cover page and essay format, please see application.


Servants Arms: May 21st

Available for high school graduates and undergraduate students. 2. High school and college students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. 3. All scholarship applicants must complete a written application, including the essay. 4. All applicants may be subject to an oral interview. 5. The Scholarship Committee may consider financial need of the applicant. 6. Scholarships awarded to be between ($1,000 to 2,500). Go to: to download the application.


PB & J Scholarship: May 31st

The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.

Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:

  • medical issues
  • peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
  • family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.

Applications can be found by going to:



Want to keep track of any scholarships you may be eligible for? 

Sign up for an account with,, or  It takes awhile to complete the information, but then possible scholarships are sent directly to your inbox - this can also continue through college and include internships too!


Look for general scholarship resource?  Check out the options below from the website GoingMerry; it's a site that is kind of like the common app of scholarships! 

Search Engines and Scholarship programs

  • Scholar Snapp - A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information - including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. - from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process.
  • Scholly – A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
  • Peerlift - Proven scholarships, internships, summer programs, and more gathered by fellow students like you. (Founded by a team of 2017 Coca-Cola Scholars!) Learn more about the creation of Peerlift.
  • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
  • CashCourse – Information that helps college students stay financially informed.
  • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
  • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
  •– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
  • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
  • KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
  • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
  • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
  • UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
  • Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
  • Reagan Foundation Scholarships - Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
  • Goizueta Legacy Scholarship - Provides scholarships for the children of Coca-Cola employees.
  • American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS - The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.
  • The NSHSS Foundation - The NSHSS Foundation fosters the growth of students pursuing the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability fields. Through special programs, including the NSHSS Honor Society, the NSHSS Foundation connects young scholars with additional opportunities to advance their education, personal growth and career interests.

Local Scholarships

Throughout the year, various scholarships will be posted that our local to Wilson HS or HLPUSD.  Most of these scholarships will have a Wilson winner guaranteed!  Be sure to check often and don't forget to check you Class of Google Classroom to be notified when an update is posted!  Here are some names to watch for:

Wildcat to Wildcat Scholarship

HLP Scholarship

National Charity League Scholarship

Rudy Chavarria Scholarship

Gino Kwok Scholarship

Dr. Joseph Chang Scholarship Math & Sciences or Technology & Engineering

Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Kiwanis SLP Scholarship

Miss 4th of July Scholarship

Rotary Club Scholarships

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship 

Dr. Cookie Scholarship

State of the District Scholarship

Kathryn Millan Scholarship

Isaac Leung Scholarship

and more!!!

Click for grade specific opportunities!
9th grade