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Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) $200,000 Scholarship Opportunity - The 2023 scholarship application will be open from 1 April 2022 to 31 January 2023.
*This scholarship is for current Juniors
The 2023 scholarship application will be open from 1 April 2022 to 31 January 2023.
Applicants must use the online application to complete and submit all the required information in order to apply for the Navy ROTC scholarship.
This online application is extensive and may require several hours to complete. You are able to start the application and save your progress as you complete each section. We have provided an Application Information Checklist to assist you in gathering information and to streamline the process of applying for a scholarship.
Applicants must enter five Navy ROTC affiliated colleges or universities in their scholarship application. If selected, we will try to place your scholarship at your first choice school, but due to limits on the number of scholarships that may be placed at each NROTC school, your scholarship may be placed at your second through fifth choice school. The scholarship offer is for a specific school and may not be used at any other NROTC school without prior approval. You must apply to, be accepted at, and enroll in your assigned school in order to utilize the scholarship. Applying to more than just your first choice school will increase the chances for acceptance and enrollment and will therefore increase the opportunities to use a scholarship if selected.
Each applicant must also select an academic program in which he or she intends to major. All academic programs fall into three tiers relative to the Navy’s technical needs. (See the Scholarship Selection Criteria "Tab" on the "Program-Info" page.)
Scholarships will be awarded to a NROTC school in conjunction with the academic major and tier the applicant specified on their application. If offered the scholarship, the student is expected to attend the school where their scholarship is placed. If you no longer desire or are not admitted to the school where your scholarship is placed, you may request a change of placement to move your scholarship to another school. If that school has room for another scholarship, we will move your scholarship to that school. If not, you may request to be placed on that school’s wait-list and we will try to move your scholarship there if room becomes available. Requests are processed and approved by the NROTC Placement Office. The student must be mindful if they choose a cross-town school that there may be cross-town commuting costs and class timing issues which will need to be resolved. The school you are enrolled in must support the academic major or equivalent for which the scholarship was awarded. Also, the student must have applied for admission to and been accepted at any school they wish to utilize the scholarship.
California Association of State and Federal Education Programs – CAASFEP - Deadline: June 30, 2022
California Association of State and Federal Education Programs – CAASFEP. This year CAASFEP will be offering up to ten scholarships of $2,500 for outstanding high school seniors in need of financial support to go to post-secondary education. Please see the criteria below:
An eligible student must:
- Be a high school senior who plans to enroll in an accredited college or university.
- Have demonstrated leadership in school or community activities
- Have an overall academic record of 3.0 G.P.A. or above on a 4.0 scale
- Have a demonstrated financial need
- Be sponsored by a current member of CAASFEP
Leaders in the Workplace Scholarship - Deadline: August 1, 2022
We want to hear from our future leaders in the workplace. We want you to describe effective and creative leadership skills that can prevent workplace bullying.
We will then choose one essay that presents the idea in the most compelling way and one (1) student will receive $1,000 to put towards their college tuition.
Essay Prompt: Leaders in the Workplace: How Do You Prevent Workplace Bullying?
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- Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
- KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
- HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
- Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
- American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
- Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
- UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
- Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
- Reagan Foundation Scholarships - Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
- Goizueta Legacy Scholarship - Provides scholarships for the children of Coca-Cola employees.
- American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS - The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.
- The NSHSS Foundation - The NSHSS Foundation fosters the growth of students pursuing the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability fields. Through special programs, including the NSHSS Honor Society, the NSHSS Foundation connects young scholars with additional opportunities to advance their education, personal growth and career interests.
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships - The program guides juniors and seniors through the college planning process and offers the chance to earn scholarships, from $500 to $40,000, for every action that students complete.
Fin Aid: The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid.
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FAFSA: Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is necessary to determine eligibility for state and federal aid to cover college expenses.
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