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If you have any questions regarding scholarships, please reach out to Nicole Mack at nmack@nmusd.us

Raise.Me - Micro-Scholarships

I know that many of you have concerns about how to make a college education more affordable. Through a new, free program called RaiseMe, students can guarantee scholarships from 250+ colleges as early as 9th grade, making it easier to plan financially for school. RaiseMe has proven to be a great tool to motivate students in high schools throughout the U.S. Newport Harbor HS is among the first in the country to take advantage of this opportunity, which was launched with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. colleges. Here are a couple of easy ways to support your students in using this unique tool:

  • Ensure that you create an account at www.raise.me
  • Regularly add good grades, community service, extracurricular activities, and other achievements to your RaiseMe Portfolio to earn micro-scholarships from colleges.

For more information, please visit the Raise.Me website.

Newport Beach Foundation Scholarship

DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 30, 2021

The Newport Beach Foundation is focused on engaging and supporting the next generation of community leaders. This scholarship rewards 2-year or 4-year college-bound students who have shown consistent leadership in different facets of their lives. Additionally, candidates have demonstrated a strong work ethic, commitment, and character. The Foundation is interested in candidates who are meaningfully involved in their community and show respect and kindness to others. This scholarship will award the deserving recipient with $2,500.00 towards their future goals. Additionally, the recipient(s) will receive a coveted spot in the Spring 2022 Distinguished Citizen Program.

For eligibility requirements and to apply, please click here to download the NB Foundation Scholarship application. 

2022 Edison Scholars

DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 13, 2021

The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of tomorrow — the dreamers, inventors, guardians and pioneers — those who dare to be great. Each year, Edison International awards $40,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world. This is a chance for students with big dreams to advance their education and take part in shaping a brighter future.

Eligibility: 

  • Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need.
  • Eligible STEM majors include computer and information systems, engineering, engineering technology, management information systems, mathematics, natural resources and conservation and physical sciences.
  • Applicants must live in Southern California Edison’s service territory.
  • The top 50 finalists will be required to submit a short video and potentially participate in a final interview. Don’t stress, these are just ways to get to know you better.
  • Dependents of Edison International and SCE employees and retirees are not eligible.

For more details and to apply, please visit the 2022 Edison Scholars website. 

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

DEADLINE IS JANUARY 7, 2022

The Awards honor Jewish teens who demonstrate remarkable leadership and engagement in projects that embody the values of tikkun olam, “repairing the world.” Up to 15 recipients will be awarded $36,000 each to further their project or for their education.

Eligibility: Teens (13–19 years old) who self-identify as Jewish, living in the United States, who are not compensated for their work. Projects may focus on the Jewish or general community.

For project criteria and submission requirements, please visit the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards website. 

NROTC Scholarship

DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31, 2022

The purpose of the Navy ROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

Selected applicants for the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program are awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Upon graduation, midshipmen are commissioned as officers in the unrestricted line Naval Reserve or Marine Corps Reserve.

For more details and to apply, please visit the NROTC Scholarship website.