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The Patrick "Patty" Turner Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE IS MAY 20, 2019 BY 3:30PM

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 wished for more kindness and inclusivity in our schools and community, and those traits will be the focus of this application. This scholarship will award the recipient a minimum $500 toward his or her educational goals.


  • Be a current high school student in good standing
  • Display strong character, kindness and inclusivity on campus and in the community
  • Applicants may self-nominate, or be nominated by a teacher or staff member

For more information and to pick up an application, please see Mrs. Mack in the Counseling Office. 

Newport Heights PTA Scholarship

DEADLINE IS MAY 24, 2019 BY 3:30PM

The Newport Heights PTA is pleased to offer a $500 college scholarship to a Newport Harbor High School student that spent the majority of their elementary school years at Newport Heights Elementary.   The student must demonstrate a history of service, good citizenship, and academic achievement in a one-page essay.  Students should highlight how attendance at Newport Heights contributed to their current achievements.  Two scholarships of $500 each will be awarded. 

Please include the following:

  1. Cover page- Must include your name, email address, phone number, and the years you attended Newport Heights.
  2. One-page essay - See prompt in excerpt above

All required materials must be turned in to Mrs. Mack in the Counseling Office no later than May 24, 2019 at 3:30pm.

2019 NHHS PTA Senior Art Award Purchase

DEADLINE IS MAY 24, 2019 BY 3:30PM

For many years, the NHHS PTA has purchased a piece of student art from a graduating senior to be placed on display in our permanent collection on campus. Art work entries must be turned in to Mrs. Mack no later than Friday, May 24, 2019. A purchase prize of $300 will be awarded to the winning artist at the NHHS Senior awards Night Ceremony in June. 

Kiwanis Club (Key Club) Scholarship

DEADLINE IS MAY 30, 2019 BY 3:30PM

The Kiwanis Club of Newport Beach/CDM would like to award a scholarship to Senior Class Key Club Members at Newport Harbor High School. The scholarships for this year in the amount of $1000.00 and $500.00 will be awarded to the top two rated Key Club members. Each applicant will be judged on GPA, Key Club activities, school activities and a written essay. 

Applications are available with Mrs. Mack in the Counseling Office and have been emailed out through SchoolLoop.

Kaiser/Woodland Schools Foundation STEM Scholarship


One of the primary objectives of the Kaiser Woodland Schools Foundation (KWSF) is to provide supplemental Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) instruction and enrichment to support and enhance the outstanding laboratory science education program that was started at Kaiser over 16 years ago. 


  • Current NHHS student graduating in 2019 who attended Woodland and/or graduated from Kaiser Elementary School
  • Attending college in the fall with STEM discipline

Applications are available with Mrs. Mack in the Counseling Office. 

2019 Bixby Residential Media Scholarships


The Bixby Residential Media Scholarship at NHHS is open to all senior students who wish to submit an entry.  Acceptable submissions may be posted on the Bixby Residential blog website and in other media publications at the discretion of the sponsor and NHHS staff.  Students will generate entries in either journalism, still photography, or film format.  Students may submit more than one entry in any category.  NHHS staff and Grant Bixby will select the winner for each category.  Those winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship award with no strings attached.  The goal is to promote creativity, individuality, and freedom of expression.

Submit to (electronic).  Include the word “Scholarship” in the subject line. Drop hard copies to Nicole Mack in the counseling office.   Include student name, telephone, address, and email with each submission.  For Film, list credits if you had editorial help, actors, etc.

For details of each type of media scholarship, please visit the Bixby Residential website