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Scholarships & Financial Aid

2018 Scholarships


**last updated February 8, 2018**


F3 Scholarships: for all grade levels



The Cluff Law Car Accident Scholarship 

Criteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2018 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2018 

Online application can be found here: https://clufflaw.com/#scholarship-application




South Bay Business Women’s Association Scholarship

The SBBWA offers financial help to women through its scholarship program in addition to providing support, encouragement and inspiration through the association’s activities. In 2018 the scholarship awards will be $2,500 each. 

Who May Apply:
Graduating female high school seniors and college students who have completed at least one year of study, or students continuing with post-graduate work may apply. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time for the upcoming academic year in a college or specialized education program. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for High School applicants.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018. 
To Apply: Please go to www.sbbwa.com/scholarships for an application, or email at info@sbbwa.com.

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) Scholarship

Scholarship given by the Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) for college bound seniors.

Who can apply: 

Seniors who have 3.2+ Cumulative GPA and meet the requirements in either of the following two categories:

A.    Be Roman Catholic and of Italian descent, and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, where branches of the ICF are established


B.    If either Roman Catholic parent, guardian, or grandparent is a member of ICF, the student must be Roman Catholic but does NOT need to be of Italian descent or live where the ICF branches are established.

Online application: www.icf.org

Deadline to apply: March 15, 2018



Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship

APF administers 13 scholarship programs, each with unique eligibility criteria. Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $20,000 and many are renewable.

Who Can Apply?

Incoming or current college students of ANY ethnic background. Must plan to be enrolled full time in the Fall. Minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.

Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

Apply online: www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships

If you have questions, please call 415-395-9985 ex. 300 or email scholarship@asianpacificfund.org





Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship- Rolling Hills Palos Verdes Alumnae Chapter

This scholarship is for graduating female or male senior of African American ancestry.  The scholarship will be awarded to selected high achieving students who will be graduating from high school by June of this academic year. 


Please refer to the scholarship application attached to the right.

Deadline to apply: Monday, March 19, 2018.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Valerie Fleming-Goings at RHPVACDST@yahoo.com








When applying to Colleges, consider those who give merit based scholarships, awards based on merit rather than need. Information is found on the College website or by contacting their Office of Financial Aid. Be aware of any early application deadlines in order to be eligible for merit scholarship consideration.

Below is a list of online resources and search engines for scholarships:
You can search for scholarships under the "College" tab on your Naviance account

Fast Web –very large database of free scholarships
MyScholly (app and website)
$2.99 membership to access this search engine. User friendly search engine and mobile friendly (download the Scholly app).
Cappex - a scholarship search engine and comprehensive database of MERIT based aid available at each college. Create an account to find merit money at colleges and universities across the U.S.
College Data - This free scholarship search allows students to save results in a “data locker”.
This website includes financial aid information and over $500k dollars in featured & segmented scholarships for those pursuing a career in the computer science field.

Unigo (formerly Scholarship Experts). Comprehensive, free online scholarship search available to students, parents, and educators.

The College Board’s free scholarship search utilizes a database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding totaling almost $3 billion in scholarships and aid.

Website with financial aid resources, free scholarship searches, and personalized scholarship application letters.

College Tool Kit -search for scholarships by geography, heritage, religion, extra curriculars, family affiliation, high school, or scholarship name.

Scholarship search engine.  “The World's largest and oldest private sector scholarship database”.

A scholarship database of 3,0000 sources worth up to $3 billion.