Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation

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“Over the last sixty years, the Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation has given more scholarships to our K12 students than any other organization, business, foundation or individual donor. Through the dedication of the Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation, deserving LBUSD Students can see a bright and well-educated future. Your spirit of ‘Students First’ has contributed greatly to the success LBUSD has enjoyed over the last 20 years. We are in your debt.”

Chris Steinhauser
Superintendent, Long Beach Unified School District

TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
  • Long Beach area high school seniors
  • Selection based on recommendations of high school counselors
  • $1,000-$1,200 per year: a $400 scholarship for 1st semester; and an increase to $600 each additional semester
  • Renewed through graduation or up to six semesters if student remains eligible by maintaining at least 12 units per semester and a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • The scholarship can be used for tuition, health fees, student fees (labs, parking, etc.), books, and supplies
  • At the end of six (6) semesters or upon graduation/transfer, remaining scholarship funds will be returned to the Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation
  • Scholarship recipients who maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average receive $1,500 per year
  • BASIC ONLINE APPLICATION (click here)
  • Application deadline is April 15, 2019
 
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
  • Long Beach area high school seniors or matriculated (transferred) from Rotary LBCC scholarship program to CSULB
  • $2,500 annual scholarship: $1,250 per semester
  • Renewed through graduation, or up to ten semesters if student remains eligible by maintaining at least 12 units per semester and a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • The scholarship must be used for tuition only
  • BASIC ONLINE APPLICATION (click here)
  • Application deadline is April 15, 2019
 
NEWELL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Frank and Margie Newell made a generous gift to the Foundation to fund scholarships for high school graduates of the two schools where members of the Newell Family received their education - Wilson and Poly.   Scholars will be awarded $4,000 for CSULB and $2,000 for LBCC.
  • Scholarship is for a one- year period
  • Applicants may or may not be Rotary Scholarship recipients
  • Open to June graduates of Long Beach Polytechnic High School or Long Beach Wilson High School
  • Students must be accepted to and enrolled as current Fall incoming freshmen at LBCC or CSULB
  • Criteria includes but not limited to students who have overcome personal, family or economic challenges
  • Criteria includes but not limited to students who are a source of inspiration through community service, extra-curricular activities and accomplishments
  • Application through high school counselor followed by interview
  • Application deadline is March 1, 2019
 
NON-ROTARY SCHOLARSHIPS

LONG BEACH PROMISE: http://www.longbeachcollegepromise.org
The Long Beach College Promise (The Promise) extends the promise of a college education to every student in the Long Beach Unified School District to create a more vibrant community. This innovative and award-winning initiative is transforming the lives of students and the city’s economic future by placing higher education within reach for all.

The Promise aims to fulfill the academic potential of all youth by offering guidance and continuous support along every step of the student experience, from pre-K through college and onto career and life. Fueling The Promise is a dynamic partnership between Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, California State University, Long Beach and the City of Long Beach.

The Promise creates a culture of college expectation, increases college readiness and improves graduation rates among Long Beach students and raises the education attainment rates of the entire Southern California region.

LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP OFFICE: http://www.lbcc.edu/Scholarship
Visit the Scholarship Office to find additional funding opportunities

CENTER FOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION @ CSULB: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/scholarships/
Visit the Center for Scholarship Information to find additional funding opportunities

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