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future teachers and alumni of Bryant Ranch Elementary School 
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 15th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2021.
Application Process
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Full details are available on our site.



Willow Tree Scholarship

The mission of Willow Tree is to monetarily assist and improve the academic retention of first-year college students.

2021 Writing Prompt:

Whether as a person with advantages or disadvantages, everyone is affected by systemic racism.  What role does systemic racism play in your life and what can you personally and specifically do to help fix the problem?




The Wall Point of View Project 501(c)(3) would like to welcome your graduating seniors to apply for the Willow Tree Scholarship.

The Willow Tree Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Orange County, California who will enter their first year of post-secondary education at any two or four-year accredited institution in the United States by Fall semester 2021 or Winter quarter 2022.  

Recipients are awarded a scholarship of $1,000 to be used toward their first year of college.  Winners of the scholarship will be selected on their ability to write an essay expressing critical ideas that can generate a thoughtful connection with the reader.

Eligibility and Official Rules:

  • Must have a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA.

  • Currently a graduating high school senior attending school in Orange County, California.

    • Will attend college in pursuit of a two or four-year degree in any major by January 2022.

  • Must submit a personal essay answering the given year’s writing prompt (not to exceed 750 words).  See left panel.

  • Candidates who submit a personal essay permit The Wall POV Project the right to solicit the essay to be a part of the “Point of View” educational book series.

DUE DATE: JUNE 8, 2021, 11:59 PM PST

For your reference, prior years’ winning essays can be found on our website.

We look forward to your students’ submissions online at https://www.thewallpovproject.org/the-willow-tree-scholarship








The Wyatt Olive Memorial Scholarship Fund is pleased to offer a college scholarship in memory of Wyatt Olive, a former student at Yorba Linda High School graduating Class of 2014.  The Scholarship is for two potential graduating Seniors from Yorba Linda High School in recognition of overall outstanding community, school support, athletic excellence and/or support of his or her fellow classmates.

Attached please find an application form for you to distribute to deserving candidates.

Applicant Eligibility is as follows:

  1. Minimum 3.0 GPA (non-weighted) and Maximum of 3.8 GPA (non-weighted)   
  2. Current Senior at Yorba Linda High School
  3. Extracurricular involvement (please meet one or more of the following): 
  4. Athletics 
  5. Academic Clubs 
  6. Volunteer Work
  7. Accumulated 80 or more community service hours
  8. Financial Need  Awards:
  9. Two Possible $1,000.00 Scholarships
  10. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony for Yorba Linda High School Judging:

 Applicants will be judged on their ability to express their answers to the required questions regarding their extracurricular involvement, their community service and their future plans.  


 Complete Application forms must be submitted to Yorba Linda High School or postmarked and mailed to the Wyatt Olive Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O Reed and Debbie Olive, 5465 Los Estados, Yorba Linda, CA  92887, by April 23, 2021.  One or two Scholarships will be selected by May 2020 and Announcement of Scholarship recipients will be at the Yorba Linda Senior Awards Night. 


**Please EMAIL ppike@pylusd.org to obtain an application



  • AMVETS National Scholarships - $12,000 - 12 Awards (Deadline: April 30, 2021).
    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
                 -Be a deserving high school senior or high school JROTC student.
                 -Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the Fall of 2021

Applications can be found by going to: 



  • Paradigm Challenge Scholarship - $100,000 - 100 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2021)
    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
                  -Be 18 years or younger
                  -Demonstrate a solution to a real-life problem using kindness, creativity, and collaboration


Applications can be found by going to: 


  • National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses- $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 1, 2021)
    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
                   -Be planning on becoming a nurse
                   -Be in Grade 12 or higher


Applications can be found by going to: 



  • Review It Scholarship - $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2021)
    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
                    -Be attending college or university no later than September 2021
                    -Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and plan on attending a school in the United States


Applications can be found by going to:



  • Full Circle Scholarship - $15,000 - 650 Awards (Deadline: May 31, 2021)
    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
                    -Be a U.S. Citizen eligible to attend college in the U.S.
                    -Be enrolled in a certificate, associates, bachelors, or graduate program by the Fall of 2021



The Daniel S. Coelho Memorial Scholarship In Memory of Daniel S. Coelho 


The Daniel S. Coelho Memorial Scholarship  Fund, a permanently endowed fund with the  Daniel S. and Jenny L. Coelho Family  Foundation, was created by the Coelho family as  a permanent legacy to their husband and father,  Daniel. 

Dan’s life was embodied by Vince Lombardi’s  quote, “The quality of a person’s life is in direct  proportion to their commitment to excellence.”  Impartial generosity and impeccable integrity  were hallmarks of his life. Being a leader of  leaders, his servant’s heart, his passion for  learning, and his vision for the future left a lasting  impression on all who knew him. Dan’s  commitment to Jesus Christ, his family and  friends will be his legacy that will touch the lives  of many generations to come. 


Applicants for this scholarship award must be: 1. High school seniors 

2. Students wishing to enroll full-time at an  accredited two or four-year college,  university or vocation/trade school. 

3. Students who demonstrate outstanding  scholastic ability and/or leadership,  financial need and determination to graduate from college.


Placentia Round Table Women’s Club

P.O. Box 334

Placentia, CA 92871


(This specific application MUST be completed in its entirety)


        The Placentia Round Table Women’s Club annually awards scholarships to graduating seniors who live within the Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District boundaries. We wish to recognize students who are involved in service

activities for their community and school.  Students attending 4 year colleges will receive up to $1,000.00.  Students attending 2 year colleges will receive up to $500.00.

         Applications are also available at our website: placentiawomensclub.org.

Please complete both pages of the application below, include a letter of recommendation and your transcripts.

         Please mail, postmarked by Friday, April 16, 2021 to:


Norma Holland

Placentia Round Table

P.O. Box 334

Placentia, CA 92871



(714) 961-0273 (landline) (714) 331-5687(cell)




Criteria:          Each applicant is required to be a graduating senior and an alumna of Travis Ranch School.  Applicant must have volunteered in PTA, the school and/or community.  Scholarship money is to be used towards educational costs.



  • All parts of the application must be completed.
  • Students must attach a copy of current year PTSA card or proof of membership.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty member from current High School.
  • Students must receive a Counselor’s signature for cumulative non-weighted G.P.A.

Selection Process:   Applications are due April 16, 2021, BY 3:30 PM, to Travis Ranch PTA, Att:  PTA Scholarship, 5200 Via de la Escuela, Yorba Linda, CA  92887.  All applications will be reviewed and considered equally. A minimum 2.0 unweighted cumulative GPA is required but GPA will not be a factor in the selection process.  Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.  

Disbursement Process:           Awards letter and scholarship will be presented at their High School’s Senior Awards Night. 

For additional information, please contact
All applications:

March 2021

Shawn Knutson Scholarship Award – A Salute to Academic and Athletic Achievement

Fairmount PTA is privileged to announce the availability of a $1,000 scholarship in honor of Mrs. Shawn Knutson.  Mrs. Knutson finished her career where she started as a Fairmont Falcon. She loved working with children and served as Fairmont’s principal before passing away from Small Cell Cervical Cancer in 2012.  This scholarship, administered by the Fairmont Falcon Elementary PTA, will recognize academic and athletic  achievement or school participation by one senior at one of our comprehensive high schools.

Please distribute the attached application to deserving student candidates as well as all educators on your campus.  Below are detailed scholarship qualifications and requirements:

Application Eligibility:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Enrolled in a Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District comprehensive High School
  • Participated in one or more school programs (athletics, band, drama, ASB, clubs, etc.) for four years
  • Fairmont Falcon graduate
  • Plan on continuing their education by attending a 2 or 4 year college or university
  • Complete and return the attached application form by than April 14, 2021 (any application received after this date will not be accepted)                  


  • One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded for a graduating student
  • Winners will be announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony Judging:

Applicants will be judged on their contributions to their school’s  programs as well as their academic excellence.


Completed application must be received no later than  April 14, 2021 :

Shawn Knutson Scholarship 

Fairmont Elementary School PTA Attn: Angie Taberski/Chris Hillman5241 Fairmont Blvd.

2021 CSEA Scholarship 

CSEA Chapter 293 has a desire to award scholarships to our members and/or their dependent children as a way to encourage continuing education.  Five (5) scholarships in the amount of $500 each are to be awarded.  Additional scholarships may be awarded if the Chapter budget allows.


The CSEA scholarship application will be advertised in the following manner: in the CSEA chapter newsletter; to the “all classified” email through the PYLUSD email system; posted on the CSEA chapter website; and emailed to all PYLUSD high schools counseling departments.


Applications will be accepted through a date no later than May 7, 2021 which will be specified on the application.  


The CSEA scholarship committee will meet to evaluate and discuss all applications, and decide on those to be awarded.  All scholarship applicants will be informed in writing of their status no later than May 31.  Those applicants who are to be awarded scholarships will be invited to attend the June chapter meeting to receive their award.


Scholarship applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:  community service, leadership, school involvement, and grade point average.

Scholarships to be chosen by YLHS committee
see application attached....DUE By April 16,2021

To honor longtime East Lake Village employee, Adam McCord, the Board of Directors instituted the  Adam McCord Memorial Scholarship for East Lake Students. The Scholarship Program  encourages students to pursue higher education following high school. This scholarship is open to  graduating students who are residents of East Lake Village and who will be attending a vocational/ technical school, a two or four-year college or university.  


East Lake Village Community Association will award a single scholarship of $500. Scholarship  recipients will be recognized at a regularly scheduled Board Meeting and will be highlighted in the  community newsletter. 


1. Applicants must be graduating seniors and a resident of East Lake Village. They must plan to  enter an accredited vocational/technical school, or accredited two or four-year college or  university. Students must be enrolled full-time beginning in the Fall 2021 academic year. 

2. Applicants must have an academic non-weighted 3.0 grade point average or better. Applicants must have participated in projects and activities outside of school and must have  volunteered at East Lake Village sponsored events. 


Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, participation in the East Lake Community,  and financial need.  


DEADLINE: April 15, 2021

Applications available at the Clubhouse, RCII or visit our website at ELVCA.com 

Please email EastLake@elvca.com with any questions.

East Hills Yorba Linda Little League scholarship.
We are offering two $500 dollar scholarships to graduating seniors that played in our league(s). We know many of your students played with us growing up. The link to the qualifications and the application are posted on our website. The deadline for the application is May 1st. Last year Spencer Block from YLHS received one of our scholarships. 
Contact Person:
Will Napier
Offered annually by Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc., is open to childhood cancer and blood disorder survivors, who are pursuing post-secondary education at a college or university within the United States.
All applicants will need to submit the following: 
  1. A 500-word essay on the topic of their choice.
  2. An acceptance letter from the college or university they will be (or are currently) attending this year.
  3. A letter from their doctor documenting a history of a blood disorder or cancer diagnosed before the age of 18.
Award amount: $500 each
Deadline for applications is on Saturday, 
May 1, 2021.

Stuck at Prom ScholarshipProvider: Duck Brand
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: 4


Blacks at MicrosoftProvider: Microsoft
Amount: $5,000
# of winners: 27


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholar ProgramProvider: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Varies
# of winners: Varies


Creative Doodle Scholarship - "You Be The Judge" (2021)Provider: Going Merry
Amount: $150
# of winners: 1


National Federation of the Blind ScholarshipsProvider: National Federation of the Blind
Amount: $12,000
# of winners: 30


The K.E.Y Scholarship Fund (2021)Provider: Omer A. Oppenheim
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 1

Please see the information below for the SelectSpace Scholarship:

Application URL: https://www.selectspacepartitions.com/scholarship
Deadline: November 30th, 2021
Value: $500 (1 winner)
Qualifications: U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.
Other: The award recipient will be notified of the selection on or around December 31, 2021. The scholarship award is to be used exclusively for school tuition or related expenses. A check for $500 will be made payable to the award recipient’s college or university. The recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
This scholarship is meat to provide funds for continuing education in the academic fields. Application Deadline is April 26, 2021.
Find the Application and more information on the attached document below.


Zakat Foundation of America (ZFA). At ZFA, we believe that when students get involved in community service, they become active members of their community and leave a positive, lasting impact on society at large. Because of this, we wanted to reward those who take the time to make a difference in other people’s lives.

Zakat Foundation of America is providing $20,000 worth of scholarships for seniors involved in community service projects this year.


Please note that the deadline to apply is May 10, and two letters of recommendation are required.


The Application can be found HERE

STOP THE BLEED® National Scholarship

Up to $3,000

Deadline is May 8, 2021

All of your High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/stop-the-bleed-national-scholarships


STOP THE BLEED® Frontline Families Scholarship

Up to $1,000

Deadline is May 8, 2021

All of your High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior who have a parent or guardian who has been on the frontline this past year are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/stop-the-bleed-front-line-families-scholarships

Up to $3,000

Deadline is May 8, 2021

All of your High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/stop-the-bleed-national-scholarships

Up to $1,000

Deadline is May 8, 2021

All of your High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior who have a parent or guardian who has been on the frontline this past year are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/stop-the-bleed-front-line-families-scholarships