Scholarship Information

2017-18 Scholarship Information will be posted throughout the year as scholarships opportunities become available. Stay tuned!

AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship Fund - Click the image below to download an application

Submit your Applications By June 1st, 2018

Hey Vanguards, just a reminder to keep checking Naviance for the updated scholarship listing.  We have just received the scholarship applications from the Assistance League of Orange and they are available in the College and Career Center as well as online.  The AOL offers our students four different scholarships and you can apply for one or all four, depending on  your needs.  Specialty scholarships include one for students pursuing a higher education in the Arts and one for students interested in pursuing an education in a health related field. Assistance League of Orange is specifically requesting El Modena HS students to apply for these scholarships as they would like to be able to reward you Vanguards for your hard work and dedication to your education. For more info, be sure to stop by the College and Career Center today!  (Meissner, 3/09)

Kiwanis of Orange Scholarships Now Available

Orange— On Monday, March 26, 2018 the Kiwanis Club of Orange announced the release of their 2018 High School Scholarship application packets. The Club is encouraging graduating seniors from Orange, El Modena, Lutheran, Richland and Villa Park High Schools, to apply for one of the several scholarship awards. All scholarship applications are due on or before Monday, April 23, 2018 and winners will be announced before the end of the 2017-2018 school-year.


Kiwanis Club of Orange Scholarship Winners will receive a minimum award of $500. The Club offers scholarships to students planning to attend a University, Community College or Vocational School in the Fall of 2018. All Scholarship candidates must have a proven history of involvement in community service and a grade-point average of 3.5 or better. For more information or to download an application to their Club’s website and click on SCHOLARSHIPS. The Club can also be contacted through Facebook at


Primary funding for the Kiwanis Club of Orange’s Scholarship Program comes from “The Dale Watt Memorial” and “The Linda Graff Memorial” Funds. In addition, the Club also awards scholarships in the name of long-time members Milfred Smith and Larry Allan, who passed away in 2014.


The Kiwanis Club of Orange is an all-volunteer organization established in 1954 serving the City of Orange. Kiwanis Club of Orange is a part of Kiwanis International, a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the World one community and one child at a time. All funds raised go directly to benefit Orange children and youth.


April Alvarez, 
Kiwanis Club of Orange 
Board Member and Schools Committee Chair 
"Serving Today's Youth, Mentoring Tomorrow's Leaders

The Michael J. Palacio Scholarship for Diversity through Service

Award: $1,000

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018

Click here to download the application


Cabrillo Civic Club of California Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded each year to deserving students of Portuguese Descent throughout the state of California.

Apply by March 15th, 2018

Click here to download the application


Attention all El Modena families with Seniors! California State PTA offers $750 and $500 Scholarships to graduating seniors who are student PTSA members.

Link to PTA Scholarship Application :

For the Application :

1) ElMo National / CA State PTA Identification Numbers: 9956 / 3593

2) District PTA Number: Fourth

Application is DUE by Thursday Feb 1st!

*** If you need a copy of Student Membership Card, or would like to verify student membership, please contact Melinda Bentley:

Good luck to all!

Did you know that the Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis this year?
The Elks National Foundation 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship applications are available now and are due online by NOVEMBER 27, 2017.
Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
Click here to obtain additional information or apply for the scholarship


2017 The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is available for the outstanding seniors and college graduates Must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall of 2017 for a two-year program at a U.S. university in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service.

Fellowship program awards 30 fellowships of up to $37,500.

The application deadline is September 21, 2017.

Applicants can get more information through the given link:The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program