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If you have any questions about scholarships, please contact Mrs. Nyeholt at 

*This is an essay competition open to those interested in Cambridge University: 

The Immerse Education Essay Competition

*National Art Honor Society Scholarships

FIDM supports the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) in their mission to recognize high school students for their dedication to the arts. For more information, please visit FIDM 

*Suburban Optimist Club of Buena Park Scholarship - deadline is 4/9/20

This scholarship is to recognize students of Japanese descent. 

Suburban Optimist Club of Buena Park Scholarship Application 2020

*John Wooden Scholarship - deadline is 4/10/20

Applicants must create an account at Academic Works. 

John Wooden Scholarship Info 2020

Please note that the John Wooden Scholarship deadline was originally 3/31/20 and has been changed to 4/10/20.

*CAA Youth Scholarship Program - deadline is 4/10/20

The 2020 CAA Youth Scholarship Program offers $25,000 in funds to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in the State of California who are graduating from high school in 2020. Applicant MUST have a parent in law enforcement, the fire department, a paramedic or EMT. 

CAA Youth Scholarship Application 2020

*Newport Harbor Republican Women Scholarship - deadline is 4/15/20

The NHRW is offering three $1000 scholarships to seniors in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District

Newport Harbor Republican Women Scholarship Application 2020

*PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship - deadline is 4/15/20

To be eligible, the student must be a resident of the OC and identify as LGBTQIA. 

PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship Application 2020

*CDM PTA Scholarship - deadline is 4/17/20

This year CDM PTA is awarding 24 $500 scholarships. Apps must be submitted to the counseling office. 

PTA Scholarship Application 2020

*National Charity League Scholarship - deadline is 4/20/20

This scholarship is for girls. The amount awarded varies depending on the funds and number of applicants. Scholarship recipients must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate a financial need, be a graduting senior girl that has attended high school in NMUSD for at least two years, not be a daughter of a National Charity League member or be a Ticktocker, register as a full-time college student (12 units or more) in fall 2020, and be a United States citizen.

National Charity League Scholarship Application 2020

*Patrick "Patty" Turner Memorial Scholarship - deadline is 4/20/20

Honoring the legacy and character of Patrick "Patty" Turner, this scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior student who plans to attend a trade school, vocational school, or community college. 

Patrick "Patty" Turner Memorial Scholarship Application 2020

*Harbor View PFO/Brad Evans Memorial Scholarship - deadline is 4/24/20

Did you attend Harbor View for at least one year and graduate from there? Are you a person of great character? Then you should apply. 

Harbor View PFO/Brad Evans Memorial Scholarship Application 2020

*Speak Up Newport Foundation Award - deadline is 4/24/20

If you are a student who has always wanted to promote the common good and general welfare of Newport Beach, apply! Apps must be submitted to the counseling office.

Speak Up Newport Foundation Award Application 2020

National Charity League Scholarship Application 2020

*Kathy Hath CDM High School Scholarship - deadline is 4/24/20

Honoring the legacy and character of counselor, Kathy Hath, this scholarship rewards 2 year or 4 year college-bound students who have demonstrated an effective and open approach to helping others and who have shown consistent leadership and kindness to all they come in to contact with. This scholarship award is $2,500.

Kathy Hath CDM High School Scholarship Application 2020

*Greenleaf Scholarship - deadline is 4/30/20

Students have received a one-time award of $1,000 up to a 4 year award equaling $9,000. For the application, please visit Greenleaf Scholarship Application. For more information, please go to Greenleaf Information. Applications can be scanned and emailed to Sean Wellengard at

Please note that the Greenleaf Scholarship deadline was originally 3/30/20 and has been changed to 4/30/20.

*Brad Evans Foundation Fund Scholarship - deadline is 5/26/20

Are you Berkeley bound? This award is worth $10,000! Only available to those headed to Berkeley in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. 

Brad Evans Foundation Fund Scholarship Application 2020

*El Dabe Ritter Scholarship - deadline is 6/30/20

Available to any high school student in the U.S. Essay required. 

El Dabe Ritter Scholarship Application 2020


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