Scholarship Resources


Dollars for Scholars is a national network of volunteers who, for over 50 years, have joined together in their communities to provide local students with financial aid and academic support. Dollars for Scholars is a time-tested way to manage and grow new and existing scholarship programs.
 
Change a Life Foundation provides scholarships open to low-income students who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents graduating from an accredited public high school in Orange County. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, minimum SAT score of 1500 or ACT score of 21. Students should exhibit leadership qualities​ and be involved in community service. Must attend a four year college or university.
 
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American*, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
 
The Dell Scholars Program enables more underserved students with financial need to achieve their greatest potential through higher education.
 
College Answer offers step-by-step information for students about the process of applying to college and how to finance it, as well as rich resources for high school counselors and parents.
 
FastWeb matches students to scholarships.
 
Latino College Dollars is supported by the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and provides scholarship resources from regional organizations for primarily California Latino students. Information is also available in Spanish.
 
Scholarships.com allows visitors to perform free scholarship and financial aid searches.