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January 2019

Sun Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship

All junior and senior high school students who meet the attendance criteria will be entered into a random drawing that will take place at the end of the school year. Sun Community Federal Credit Union is going to award up to $2,500 in scholarships to eligible Junior and Senior students. The attendance parameters for eligibility (to be in school all day, every day and on-time) for all juniors and senior high school students will commence on November 5th, 2018 and end on May 31st, 2019.

Apply online. This scholarship was formerly known as Pathways to Success.


Apply online through the One Future Coachella Valley portal. (You must be of Mexican heritage)

from Mid-January through Late-March.

RCAEOP Scholarship

Be at least a graduating high school senior or equivalent, Have maintained a "C" average or better in high school, Have applied for admission to a post-high school accredited institution and plan to enter the term following the granting of the scholarship, and be a United States citizen and a resident of Riverside County.

Must Be Received or Postmarked by January 31, 2019

Both Male and Female students may apply. Must show evidence of financial need, have a high scholastic average, and must plan to enroll or be currently enrolled in an accredited college. Print and fill out application, then mail directly to representative named in the application on page 2.

Postmark Deadline: February 1st, 2019

Must have financial need, 3.0 GPA or above and have completed volunteer work.

Deadline: February 1st, 2019

Palm Springs Leadership Association (PSLA)

Senior Scholarships are awarded to ANY current 12th grade PSUSD students whose parents, grandparents, &/or legal guardians are active or retired employees of PSUSD.

Deadline: February 4, 2019

(For Palm Desert Campus) Apply Online. To be considered for this award, applicants must apply and be admitted to the CSUSB. In addition, applicants must complete the FAFSA.

Deadline: March 2nd, 2019

Trojan League Associates Of The Desert Scholarship

‚Äč**Apply only if you have been accepted to USC**

Please submit completed application to Debbie McIllwain (email included in link) directly.

Requires: Two letters of recommendation, Resume (listing honors, academic, and community awards) and a personal statement.

Deadline: April 6th, 2019

financial aid


Seniors... Submit your FAFSA by March 2nd to (possibly) qualify for CalGrant funding!!


Seniors planning to pursue a post-high school education, are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Seniors that have a Social Security number may apply through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at The state application filing period is October 1st - March 2nd for students entering college/programs in the fall of 2019.

If a student does not have a Social Security number, they are still eligible for financial aid through the state of California. Students that do not have a Social Security number may apply for financial aid through the California Dream Act at


CSAC California Student Aid Commission:

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid:

CA Dream Act (for students without SS#):

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