$cholar$hip$ are gifts. They don't need to be repaid.
There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.
What kinds of scholarships are available?
How do I find scholarships?
When do I apply for scholarships?
How do I apply for scholarships?
How do I get my scholarship money?
How does a scholarship affect my other student aid?
**Murrieta Dollars for Scholars is our main umbrella we use to organize the Scholarships, however some organizations do their own scholarships that are not part of Dollars Scholars. You will find their links at the bottom of this page
Murrieta Valley Unified utilizes the Dollars for Scholars Program to centralize scholarship offers available to our students. Murrieta Dollars for Scholars has given $2.3 million in scholarships to over 4,900 graduates of Murrieta Valley Unified School District to help local seniors make their dreams of higher education a reality.
Seniors who have a minimum cumulative overall grade point average of 3.25 at the end of the first semester, and plan to attend a two-year community college, four-year university, technical, trade, or a vocational school following graduation are eligible to apply. Scholarships are based on academic achievement, accomplishments, involvement and/or merit. and all applicants are not guaranteed a scholarship. Check back in January 2021 for more information about Dollars for Scholars for the Class of 2021
Below are some additional useful websites to complete your $cholar$hip search.
BigFuture: BigFuture is part of College Board online tools for scholarship finder. Begin exploring scholarship opportunities by taking an inventory of your interests. Your academic strengths, extracurricular activities and career goal are also important. Use Scholarship seat to get started.
FastWeb: FastWeb can help you find the right college and scholarships to help you pay for it. The Internet's premier scholarship search includes more than 600,000 scholarships worth more than $1 billion. FastWeb's customized college search offers access to 4,000 colleges. Also find expert advice and how-to's on admissions, financial aid, selecting a major, choosing a career and more.
CaliforniaColleges.edu provides students with an all-inclusive guide for their college and career paths. It has a College search and Scholarship Finder
Links for 2020-2021 Scholarships:
Prudential Spririt of Community Awards - Due November 10, 2020
Elks Scholarships - Due November 15, 2020
WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship - Due December 31, 2020
El Dabe Ritter Scholarship - Due June 30, 2021
Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship - Due July 31, 2021
Links to 2019-2020 Scholarships:
InternshipsNasa Internship - Click HereLifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Click HereLeadership Academy at Mercy College - Click Here
California State University Scholarships (Fill out after completing CSU Mentor Application)
Bakersfield (California State University, Bakersfield) Click Here
Channel Islands (California State University ChannelIslands) Click Here
Chico (California State University, Chico) Click Here
Dominguez Hills (California State University, DominguezHills) Click Here
East Bay (California State University, East Bay) Click Here
Fresno (California State University, Fresno) Click Here
Fullerton (California State University, Fullerton) Click Here
Humboldt (Humboldt State University) Click Here
Long Beach (California State University, Long Beach) Click Here
Los Angeles (California State University, Los Angeles) Click Here
Maritime (California Maritime Academy) Click Here
Monterey Bay (California State University, Monterey Bay) Click Here
Northridge (California State University, Northridge) Click Here
Pomona (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona) Click Here
Sacramento (California State University, Sacramento) Click Here
San Bernardino (California State University, San Bernardino) Click Here
San Diego (San Diego State University) Click Here
San Francisco (San Francisco State Univeristy) Click Here
San Jose (San Jose State Univeristy) Click Here
San Luis Obispo (California Polytechnic State University,San Luis Obispo) Click Here
San Marcos (California State University, San Marcos) Click Here
Sonoma (California State University, Sonoma) Click Here
Stanislaus (California State University, Stanislaus) Click Here