"Success on the Horizon" Student Scholarships

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Arrowhead United Way is proud to announce five $1,000 Scholarships for high school seniors pursuing a college education in a STEM field. Funding is intended to be used for living expenses, tuition, books, and other school-related expenses. This scholarship is made possible through a partnership with Southern California Edison. APPLY TODAY!

 

Requirements:

 

  • Must have been accepted to an accredited community college and/or university and plan to pursue STEM field as a major/career path. 
  • You must provide a copy of their acceptance letter.
  • Must have a minimum 2.3 high school GPA
  • Must submit an 800-1000 word essay, Times New Roman 12 point font on the below topic: Why are you interested in pursuing an education in STEM, and how do you think STEM fields can change the future of the world/humanity?
  • Must submit two professional or educational references 
  • Applicant must reside within our service area 
  • A number of applicants will be asked to interview for the scholarship

 

College Student Requirements:

 

Must currently be enrolled in an accredited community college and/or university with your chosen major within the field of STEM.

You must provide a copy of your student transcripts that reflects your most recent declared major

Must have a minimum 3.0 college GPA

Must submit a 1000-1800 word essay, Times New Roman 12 point font on the topic: Why are you interested in pursuing an education in STEM, and how do you think STEM fields can change the future of the world/humanity?

Must submit two professional or educational references 

Applicants must live within our service area

A number of applicants will be asked to interview for the scholarship

 

Please refer questions to Christopher Ortiz at Christophero@ahuw.org.
 

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Applicants must submit a 800 - 1,000 word essay, Times New Roman 12 point font on the below topic: 

Why are you interested in pursuing an education on STEM, and how do you think STEM fields can change the future of the world/humanity?
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