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College Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors!

Parents/Guardians of Seniors: Please see the important information on scholarship opportunities presented below.  Please note the eligibility criteria and the deadlines. 

Contact Mrs. Dickan if you have questions:   or 562-698-6246 ext. 723

Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors

1) Santa Clara University--Johnson Scholars Program:

Seniors: Have you dreamed about attending college just outside of San Jose, in the Silicon Valley? How about attending a Catholic university there? Santa Clara University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located in the Silicon Valley. They are offering scholarship opportunities of free tuition, room and board to a student applicant with a GPA of 3.8 or above and an SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1400.  If you qualify and are interested in applying for the Johnson Scholars Program, come to the Guidance Office.

2) Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships:

Ronald McDonald House Charities has opened its annual scholarships for graduating seniors. There are many scholarships with varying criteria available on the Ronald McDonald scholarship website. You must apply by January 20th, 2016.  See the attached flier with application website.

3) The Milken Scholars Program/Scholarships:

The Milken Scholars Program offers qualifying students monetary scholarships throughout four years of college, ongoing academic and career counseling, and assistance with career-related experiences through internships. In order to qualify, a senior must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum unweighted academic GPA of 3.6
  • Minimum composite SAT score of 1850
  • Active participation in community service
  • A record of leadership
  • Financial or other obstacles
  • US Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or Student Visa
  • Admission to a four-year college or university

Any SPHS senior who meets the above criteria and wishes to be nominated for the scholarship should see Mrs. Dickan by Friday, November 20, 2015. More info on the Milken Scholars Program and the selection process can be found at See the attached flier.

4) Boston University Trustee Scholarship: 

Seniors who apply for admission to Boston University and rank in the top ten percent of the class of 2016 are invited to apply for the Boston University Trustee Scholars Program.  The Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition and is renewable for four years if certain criteria are met. Interested students should complete the undergraduate admission application for Boston University on The Common Application, and apply for the Trustee Scholarship according to directions found here: See the attached Flyer.

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