Student Scholarship Programs

Our scholarship program provides opportunities for students graduating from high school.

APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED for the 2017-2018 school term.
Applications that were not completed by March 2 will not be considered.

 


Dr. John & Mae Benjamin Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Medicine
Student Profile: Glendale Unified School District public or private high school graduating senior who is accepted to attend an accredited college to pursue a medical or pre-med program.
Special Requirement: A personal essay about your career goals in medicine must be received with the scholarship application.
Average Award: $1,000
Average # of Awards: 1
 


Christopher A. Burrows Memorial Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile:
College-bound private/public high school senior who resides in La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose or Verdugo City and is graduating in June 2017 from a high school in La Canada Flintridge or La Crescenta. The student must demonstrate a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, strength of character and a zest for life. An applicant’s need for financial assistance will also be considered.
Special Requirements: Must submit a Burrows Scholarship Statement and a Personal Essay. Scholarship finalists may be interviewed in the spring of 2017 by the Burrows Scholarship Committee.
Average Award: $2,500 Average # of Awards: 4


Glendale Latino Association Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile: Student must have Latino heritage and be graduating from a Glendale Unified School District public/private high school or Allan F. Daily Continuation High School. Student must be committed to attending a two-year or four-year college/university or a career technical training institution. Special consideration will be given to those students who have performed community service.
Special Requirement: A personal essay about the student’s Latino heritage as well, as the importance of education is required. If qualified, the student will be considered for a personal interview.
Awards Range Between: $500 – $2,000
Average # of Awards: Vary


Gonzales Harris Bilingual Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile:
A graduating public/private high school senior of the Verdugo region planning to attend and/or already attending an accredited, four-year community college/university or career technical school may apply. The applicant must have a minimum overall 3.5 GPA and be able to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship and be able to demonstrate fluency (written & verbal) in both Spanish and English.
Special Requirement:
A personal essay outlining the importance of education and how he/she will contribute back to the community; it should also include reference to student’s bilingual fluency and its benefits including cultural awareness, which helps to make one a better citizen overall. If qualified, the student may be considered for a personal interview on a Saturday in April 2017. The student’s Spanish fluency will be assessed during that interview.
Awards Range Between: $2,000 – $6,000 annually. Award amounts depend on student’s college/university/career technical school (that the student plans to attend) enrollment status and overall financial aid package. Award may be renewable during undergraduate education only.
Note: Renewal consideration will also require continuous community service activity and the completion of a Community Service Confirmation Form that will be provided to the eligible student at the end of each academic year.
Average # of Awards: 3


John & Elsie Krikorian Journalism Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Journalism, Publishing, Marketing or Business
Student Profile: Must be a graduating senior of a Glendale, Burbank, Foothill, or surrounding Los Angeles area private or public high school.
Special Requirement: A personal essay discussing his/her career goals in the area(s) of journalism, publishing, marketing or business, must be received with the scholarship application.
Average Award: $500
Average # of Awards: 1


Frank & Ann Leone Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile: Must be a graduating senior of Glendale High School. Special Requirement: This scholarship is academic-based and requires a personal essay regarding the student’s academic achievements and community service accomplishments during high school.
Average Award: $1,000
Average # of Awards
: 1


The Sambar Scholarship Endowment

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile: College-bound, graduating senior of a Glendale Unified School District public or public high school. Student must be committed to attending a two-year or four-year college/university and must demonstrate financial need. Additionally, the student must show that the scholarship will make a difference in the student’s ability to obtain higher education.
Special Requirement:
A personal essay regarding overcoming obstacles that he/she has faced during his/her life.
Awards Range Between: $500 – $1,500
Average # of Awards: 3


Tuesday Afternoon Club Scholarship

College Major/Area of Study: Any
Student Profile: Student must be a graduating senior from a private or public high school within the Glendale Unified School District and must be continuing his/her education at a university/college, or career technical institution. Financial need must be demonstrated, along with proof of U.S. Citizenship and community service. The student should be able to show a potential for achievement, success, and self-motivation.
Special Requirement: In a personal essay the student must discuss the importance of education.
Average Award: $1,000
Average # of Awards: 3