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Financial Aid, Grants & Scholarships

 
At El Modena, local and many other scholarships are listed in Naviance, please check back often as it is updated weekly
 

Financial Aid and Scholarships:

 

www.fafsa.ed.gov - Information about federal financial assistance: grants, loans and work-study programs 

 

https://www.fastweb.com  -Search for scholarships based on students and family information. Site will email to alert when matches exist.

 

www.calgrants.org - Information about grants from California government for qualified college students 

 

www.icanaffordcollege.com - Information about financial assistance beyond Cal Grants  

 

www.finaid.org - Comprehensive information about financial aid 

 

www.csusuccess.org/scholarships - Information about a teacher financial incentive program designed to encourage students to become California teachers in needed area 

 

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college/financial-aid-101- A short article with helpful links to financial aid information.

 

 


 

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.

Educational Scholarship Program

 

Promoting Excellence and Self-Sufficiency through Post-Secondary Education

 

 

 

Award: Up to $2,500 will be awarded to applicants for the 2017-2018 school year

 

Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently a graduating high school senior or a post-secondary student
  • High school or post-secondary grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Pending acceptance to a post-secondary institution (required for receipt of scholarship)
  • If registering as a part-time student, proof of 20 or more hours of work per week
  • Agreement to attend the JLOCC June 2017 meeting to accept any award or send an appropriate designee (parent, executive director of the project/program, foster parent, etc.)
  • Scholars should be willing to update the JLOCC about their academic experience by May 2017
  • May not be an immediate relative of a JLOCC member (i.e. sibling, daughter, son)
  • Scholars must use the funds awarded within one calendar year from the official award date

 

Please note: Former or current participants in a JLOCC sponsored program or organization may receive preference. Applicants can reapply annually.

 

Scholarship Award Application: Applicants must submit the following information for scholarship consideration:

 

  • Completed application form
  • High school and/or any post-secondary school transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation from an academic advisor, academic counselor or recent instructor

-     A second letter of recommendation from an individual not related to you

 

 

Please submit all of the above items in a single envelope postmarked by Friday, March 31, 2017 to:

 

The Junior League of Orange County, CA (JLOCC)

Scholarship Committee

5140 Campus Drive

Newport Beach, CA  92660

 

or submit all of the above items via email to scholarships@jlocc.org by 11:59pm on March 31, 2017.

 

Contact the Junior League of Orange County, CA at 949.261.0823 or visit jlocc.org for more information.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing on or before Friday April 14, 2017.

 

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.

Educational Scholarship Program Application

Promoting Excellence and Self-Sufficiency through Post-Secondary Education

(Page 1 of 4)

 

 

(Please Print or Type Clearly)

 

 

  1. Personal Information

 

  1. Contact information

Name:  _________________________________________________________________________________

e-mail (if applicable): ______________________________________________________________________

Address:  _______________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone:  ____________________________ Mobile Phone: ___________________________________

Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?  Yes________          No________

 

  1. Other Contact (Parent, foster parent, etc. who will know how to contact you if the above information changes)

 

Name:  ________________________________________________________________________________ 

e-mail (if applicable) ______________________________________________________________________

Address:  _______________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone:  ____________________________ Mobile Phone: ___________________________________

 

 

  1. Educational Background

 

 

Name

Address

Dates Attended

Date of Graduation

High School

 

 

 

________ ____to

 

_____________

 

 

College

 

 

 

________ ____to

 

_____________

 

 

Vocational School

 

 

 

________ ____to

 

_____________

 

 

 

 

 

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.

Educational Scholarship Program Application

Promoting Excellence and Self-Sufficiency through Post-Secondary Education

(Page 2 of 4)

 

 

III.        Future Education Plans

 

  1. Schools Applied To

 

1st Choice:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Address:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Accepted yet: yes / no / pending

 

 

2nd Choice:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Address:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Accepted yet:  yes / no / pending

 

 

3rd Choice:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Address:            ____________________________________________________________________________

Accepted yet:  yes / no / pending

 

Proposed course of study/major:  _____________________________________________________________

Full-time or part-time status: Full-time______            Part-time______

 

 

  1. In the space provided or on a separate page, please describe your future school and career plans (not to exceed a half page).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. In the space provided or on a separate page, please describe your greatest challenge, how you faced it and how it affected you (not to exceed one page).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.

Educational Scholarship Program Application

Promoting Excellence and Self-Sufficiency through Post-Secondary Education

(Page 3 of 4)

 

 

  1. Employment and Volunteer History

 

  1. Current Employer

Employer

Address

Contact Name

Telephone Number

Dates Worked

Hours Per Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

___________

 

 

to__________

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Other Employment, Volunteer or Relevant Experience

 

Employer

Address

Contact Name

Telephone Number

Dates Worked

Hours Per Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

___________

 

 

to__________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

___________

 

 

to__________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

___________

 

 

to__________

 

 

 

 

  1. In the space provided or on a separate page, please describe any personal growth or learning experience that resulted from participation in any of the above activities (not to exceed one page).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.

Educational Scholarship Program Application

Promoting Excellence and Self-Sufficiency through Post-Secondary Education

(Page 4 of 4)

 

 

  1. Junior League Programs (not required)

 

  1. If you have participated in a Junior League of Orange County, CA sponsored program and/or organization, please list them here.

 

Program                                                                      Dates Participated

 

____________________________________            ___________________________________________

 

____________________________________           ___________________________________________

 

____________________________________            ___________________________________________

 

 

VII.       Junior League Scholarship Information

 

  1. Please indicate how you learned about JLOCC’s scholarship awards.

 

 

 

 

  1. Have you received a JLOCC scholarship award in the past? If yes, for what?

 

 

 

 

 

I certify that the information provided in this application is honest and true.

 

 

________________________________        ___________________________      ___________

Name (Please print)                                      Signature                                           Date

 

 

______________________________________________________________       ___________                                         

Signature of Parent or Guardian if applicant is under 18 years of age              Date

 

 

Thank you for completing the JLOCC Scholarship Application. The members of the JLOCC share a vision of a community in which the health, safety, and education of all individuals are promoted and supported. The members of the JLOCC share a vision of the organization in which the experience, knowledge, and leadership skills of all members are promoted and supported.