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Glen A. Wilson 2021 - 2022 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!

 

Grandma Chu Scholarship:  April 25

Three students from Glen A Wilson High School will be awarded a scholarship!! One in the amount of $600; and two for $500 each.  Wilson seniors must complete an essay about an event or experience in your life that has made a strong, lasting impression on you and has shaped not only who you are, but also what you hope to achieve.  You can submit application documents to vicki.m.chu@gmail.com    Application 

 

Gino Kwok Scholarship: May 2

One (1) student from each high school (La Puente, Los Altos, Wilson, Workman and Valley) will be awarded a $250 scholarship. Please have students complete the application and submit to the Superintendent's Office via email to nruiz@hlpusd.k12.ca.us by Monday, May 2, 2022.

 

Isaac Leung Loving Fund Scholarship:  May 3

Two students from Glen A Wilson High School will be awarded a $300 scholarship!!  In honor of Isaac Leung, a memorial tree was planted March 7, 2014 on our campus.  Isaac’s honesty, sincerity, patience with friends, dedication to family, and most importantly, his faith in God, positively influenced many of his classmates, fellow school band members, and teachers.  Applicants must respond to the prompt, A Person Whom You Can’t Forget. Submit all applications documents to cookinmama96@gmail.com.     Application 

 

Wildcat to Wildcat Scholarship:  May 6

A previous graduate from Wilson High School is offering a scholarship of $300 each, to one Senior and one Junior!!  Interested applicants must reply to the prompt: What is your dream and how do you plan to make it a reality?  What impact do you hope to have on the community and those around you?  Please see application for directions on cover page and format.  Good luck!

 

City of La Puente Scholarship:  May 15 before 5pm

The City of La Puente awards scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, good character, and a strong desire to obtain a college education; but without financial assistance, would not be able to attend. (Guidelines)  Scholarships will be awarded to La Puente residents who meet the scholarship criteria in the application packet.  Application

 

 

Miss 4th of July Scholarship: April 22nd

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.

To be eligible contestants must:

  • Reside within the borders of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District but may attend private school or a school outside the district.
  • Be students in good standing at their school.
  • Be a high school senior graduating in May.
  • Must be single, never married.
  • Agree, if selected as the winner with the title “Miss 4th of July” to be available during the months leading up to the 4th of July Parade or Car Caravan,
  • Agree to be prompt to all competition events.
  • Agree to provide their own clothes for the competition and appearances.
  • Agree to provide transportation to and from each competition event or appearance.
  • Agree to abide by the rules designated by the Contest Committee now in effect or announced thereafter.
  • Agree that the time, manner and method of judging shall be solely within the discretion of the Contest Committee.

 

Hispanic Scholarship Federation/ General College Scholarships: Varies

Designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.  Several scholarships are offered throughout the year.  GREAT resource!!!  First Deadline is typically January 1

https://www.hsf.net/  

 

Do Something Campaigns: Varies

DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We spearhead national campaigns so 13- to 25-year-olds can make an impact.  Participate in a campaign to do something good and be entering in a scholarship drawing too.

https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships

 

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

Sign up for an account with www.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.com, or www.scholarshipamerica.com.  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.
  • Scholarships.com– 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 Scholarship

Grandma Chu Memorial Scholarship 

Dr. Cookie Scholarship

State of the District Scholarship

Kathryn Millan Scholarship

Isaac Leung Scholarship

and more!!!

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