Looking for financial aid that won't add to your debt? Don't dismiss scholarships.
Scholarships are usually awarded on various criteria reflecting the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award, and requirements to win scholarships vary as widely as the purposes of the award -- whether it honors your ancestry or your future career.
Aside from state-provided grants and merit scholarships from the schools themselves, millions of dollars worth of private scholarships in Los Angeles can be found on Fastweb.com. Simply register for Fastweb, complete your profile, and be matched instantly with scholarships unique to your situation.
Here's just a sample of the awards accessible from Fastweb:
Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship
The Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship is available to students with any class amateur radio license majoring in electronics, communications or a related field at a regionally accredited institution. You must be a resident of Arizona or of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego or Santa Barbara counties in California to be eligible for this award.
Posse Scholars Program (The Posse Foundation, Inc.)
The Posse Scholars Program is open to high school seniors who demonstrate academic potential and leadership in their school, community, or family. You must be a public school student in Los Angeles to be eligible to participate. Posse Scholars receive leadership scholarships to attend one of 37 Posse partner colleges and universities. Nomination by a high school or community based organization is required.
Ebell of Los Angeles Scholarship (California State University, Dominiquez Hills)
The Ebell of Los Angeles Scholarship is available to full-time sophomores, juniors and seniors at California State University, Dominguez Hills. You must be a resident of Los Angeles and have a minimum GPA of 3.25 to be considered for this award. You must also be a registered voter and a US citizen.
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