2014-15 Santiago High School Local Scholarships
California Retired Teacher Association (CalRTA) Corona-Norco Division Scholarship
Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, plans to become a teacher, have done community service, and will enroll full-time at a 2 or 4 year college in the fall. Interview required.
California School Employees Association (CSEA)
Student must have a 2.0 or higher GPA and parent/guardian must be a “Classified” employee in the Corona-Norco district. Additional application required.
Catholic Daughters of America
Student must be a senior (male or female) who is Catholic and registered in a parish in the Corona-Norco area. Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA; have financial need; and have extra-curricular and community involvement. Additional application required.
Cinco de May
Student must have a 2.0 or higher GPA and plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the fall.
Circle City Kiwanis
Good citizenship, leadership in school, community and church affiliated activities, no grades lower than a “C”, and must demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Circle City Kiwanis (Tom Wilson Memorial Scholarship) SHS Key Club member
Student must be a member of the Santiago Key Club. Good citizenship, leadership in school, community and church affiliated activities, no grades lower than a “C”, and demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Circle City Kiwanis (Ms. Granados Memorial Scholarship)
Student must have attended Home Gardens Elementary School. Have good citizenship, leadership in school, community and church affiliated activities, no grades lower than a “C”, and demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Corona Girls Softball Association
Applicant must be a senior and have participated with the Corona Girls Softball Association for any two seasons. Past player with CGSA, high school softball player or team manager.
Corona Host Lions Club
Student must plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college in the fall. Have no grades lower than a “C”, involved in community service, and demonstrate financial need.
Corona-Norco Management (CNMA) Association
Student should have post-secondary education as a goal or have a career and technical education career in mind. Student should have a GPA of greater than 3.0. Student must demonstrate leadership ability and financial need. Additional application required.
Corona-Norco Teachers Association (CNTA)
Student must be a child of a CNUSD teacher or plans to become a teacher. Must be enrolled in college prep classes, have completed community service hours, have taken on a leadership role in school or community, have no grade lower than a “C”, and demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Corona Police Community Partnership (John Cleghorn Scholarship)
A graduating senior in the city of Corona, who plans to pursue a career in Criminal Justice. Student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Submit an essay stating why they are pursuing a career in Criminal Justice. Interview is required. Additional application required.
Corona Police Officers Association
Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, plans to pursue education in area of law enforcement, and demonstrate financial need.
Corona Rotary Club (Gordon H. Duncan Scholarship)
Student must be in top half of senior class and demonstrate financial need. Each applicant must write a letter to the Rotary Scholarship Committee stating reasons for applying. Student must plan to attend a 4 year university and have involvement in leadership and community service. Interview required.
Eagle Glen Dental Scholarship
Students interested in pursuing a career in the medical or dental field, with plans to attend a 4 year university. Must demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Education 1st Peer Tutor Scholarship
Student must have a 3.0 GPA, have completed 300 hours of community service, and must plan to attend a community college or 4 year university. A $500 scholarship is open to both 11th and 12th grade students who have served as a peer tutor at Santiago High School.
Student must have good citizenship, leadership in school or community, participation in generous activities (i.e. volunteering, participating in charitable causes), no grades lower than a “C”, and demonstrate financial need. Student is to write an essay on the topic of Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS. Interview required.
It’s Our Hope
Student must be a high school senior and resident of Riverside or San Bernardino County. Student must be actively involved in community and have at least 30 hours of community service. Must demonstrate good citizenship in school and community. Student must write a 500 word essay on community service, explain why you chose the projects you did and how it made an impact on you and your community. Additional application required.
Kenneth Whitcomb Vocational Scholarship
Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, have good citizenship, and have definite plans to attend a community college, business college or career and technical education school.
Roger Miller Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, proof of acceptance to a trade/technical, 2 or 4 year college.
The Santiago High School Counseling Department Scholarship is open to all students who have been of service to the Santiago High School community through one of the many service clubs or classes. Students who participated in the following programs are strongly encouraged to apply:
Upper or Lower Student Services Office Aid
In the Loop
* Be a senior
* Have been officially enrolled in the service club or class for at least 1 semester
* Served the SHS school community through a service club or class
* Plan to pursue an educational program post high school (i.e. community college, four year
university, career and technical education. . . ).
* Earn a high school diploma by the end of this academic school year
Complete a Local Scholarship Application with all supporting documentation for consideration for this scholarship. All application packets should be submitted to the College & Career Center located in the Library by 3pm Friday February 13, 2015. If you need help with the application, please drop by the College & Career Center and speak with Ms. Machado.
Soroptomist Club of Corona
Female senior student with a 2.0-3.0 GPA, who plans to attend vocational school or community college, and demonstrate financial need. Interview required.
Women’s Improvement Club of Corona
Senior student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Demonstrates financial need and has qualities of good citizenship and good character, which include service to their school and/or community. Student must have higher education goals.
The scholarships listed below DO NOT use the Local Scholarship Application; they each have their own applications and deadline. Please click on the link for each to access their application.
Corona Norco Republican Women's Federated
Our purpose is to award $500 scholarships to four deserving Corona Norco Unified School District high school graduating seniors intending to pursue post-high school education at a college/university or other post-secondary educational institution.
NOTE: This process is non-partisan, and open to ALL seniors regardless of their political views.
Applicant must be a Corona Norco Unified School District student.
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award.
Separate Application Required
Application deadline: April 17, 2015
Corona Fire Safety Foundation High School Senior Scholarship
This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors with an interest in pursuing Fire Science, Fire Academy or Emergency Medical Technician programs; there is no grade point average restriction or requirement.
Application must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on February 13, 2015. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Various scholarships available to students who reside in Riverside County. Please click the link below to visit their website for details on those scholarships and applications.
Separate Application Required
Application deadline: February 16, 2015
Riverside Community College District “Community Scholars Programs” Scholarship
The objective of the scholarship is to reward students who have shown excellence in scholastic achievement, community involvement and mastery of knowledge while in local high schools. The philosophy of the scholarship is to encourage outstanding students from Riverside County to pursue their collegiate studies at any college within Riverside Community College District for two years (Moreno Valley College-MVC, Norco College-NC and Riverside City College-RCC) and to meet the requirements for transfer and acceptance to California Baptist University, La Sierra University, or the University of Redlands.
The Community Scholars Program is valued at $7,000 and is disbursed over a four-year period. The recipients will receive $1,000 per year for two years while at any college within Riverside Community College District and $2,500 per year for two years at one of the participating four-year institutions. Disbursements are based on continued eligibility.
The Community Scholars Program basic eligibility criteria are as follows:
Must be a current high school senior who is a Riverside County resident and will graduate from a Riverside County high school.
Must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, immigrant, or refugee. Students here on an F-1 Visa are not eligible.
Must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Application deadline: May 1
Requires a separate application:
Santiago High School PTSA Scholarship
Scholarships are available to graduating Santiago High School seniors. Applicant must be a member of the PTSA by September 30. This is a scholarship to recognize volunteer service in the PTSA, the community and Santiago High School. There is no grade point average restriction or requirement. All information will be treated in a confidential manner. The scholarships will be determined by the Santiago High School PTSA Scholarship Committee.
Deadline: The application must be post marked no later than March 15th. No late applications will be considered.
Requires a separate application: