Royal High School's Resource for the Class of 2022

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Highlander Class of 2022...

Graduation and your academic and professional life after high school will soon be here. We are proud of the hard work you have dedicated yourself to during your time at Royal (especially during some very uniquely tough years). There are many organizations and opportunities available to you to help you in the next step of your scholastic journey. This online resource is for you and your families to review. This listing of scholarship/award opportunity will be continually updated as new ones come to us. Please check (and check back often) and apply! For questions, contact your counselors.

STEP 1) Financial Aid Workshop

Click here or on the image to register for the February 23 Financial Aid workshop. Learn about Financial Aid, how to apply, and the benefits available.

STEP 2) Complete the SVUSD Universal Scholarship Application

Review this information and complete the steps below...

...AND be sure to review other important scholarship opportunities below on this page too!

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What is the Universal Scholarship Application?

The Universal Scholarship application allows you to complete one application packet for multiple community-wide scholarship opportunities. There is a wide range of organizations and groups in the Simi Valley community excited to offer you support in your goals

How do you complete the Universal Scholarship Application?

Fully complete the Universal Scholarship Application and supply all additional materials. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

2021-2022 UNIVERSAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (English) or (Espanol)
Carefully read the description of each scholarship and indicate with a checkmark the scholarship(s) for which you wish to apply. Keep the list of scholarship opportunities for your reference


Please include the following for your 9th-12th grade time frame:

  • Education-Elementary, Middle, High Schools and dates of attendance
  • Awards/Certificates - List award, describe and indicate year received.
  • Extracurricular Activities - Activities, clubs, and sports in which you participated. Indicate leadership/officer positions held, responsibilities, and number of hours/ year(s) of participation.
  • Community Service - Include charitable, civic, and community organizations for which you volunteered. Indicate responsibilities and number of hours/ year(s) of participation.
  • Work Experience - List any job positions you have held and the responsibilities of each job.
  • You may use your existing resume or create one with these templates and resources below...

RESUME RESOURCES (Explore these links for examples and tips to follow):

For help with this, please come see Mr. Dobson in the Main Office


  • As required for each scholarship. See each scholarship description for details (i.e. essay, PTSA membership card, etc).


  • Your letters of recommendation can be supplied by teachers, counselors, employer or family friends. NO family members. *Remember to give ample time to your recommenders when requesting a letter of recommendation from them.


  • If you have any questions, please contact your counselor.
  • If you need any help creating a resume, please reach out! Naviance also has the resume builder which is a great feature to help format and add resume sections.
  • For Spanish language assistance contact Mrs. Fernandez

Submit a completed application packet to the RHS Counseling Office front desk by April 8, 2022.

STEP 4) Review these national resources for scholarships and information

Resources to connect with scholarships:

  • Cultural and heritage-based organizations
  • The Financial Aid office at each UC campus
  • Foundations, religious or community organizations, local businesses, or civic groups
  • Organizations (including professional associations) related to your field of interest
  • Your employer or your parent/guardians' employer

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