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Scholarship Information

The Peninsula Education Foundation will again award two $1,500 scholarships to students in the graduation class of 2020 who are continuing their education at the post-secondary level.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District and maintained enrollment for two years prior to graduation.


Attached is the information sheet with details on the program and how to apply. Students from Rancho del Mar, Palos Verdes and Peninsula High Schools are encouraged to apply.


The deadline is February 28, 2020. Please note that this deadline is earlier than we have had it in year’s past.  


Only online applications will be accepted. The application and more detailed information

can be found at www.pvpef.org under “What We Do” and then under “Senior Scholarships, “

or click on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PEF2020

Thank you for your interest in applying for a financial aid scholarship through the Peninsula Chapter of National Charity League for the academic year 2020-2021. Selection criteria include financial need, academic performance and potential (minimum GPA of 3.0), extra-curricular and community service activities, and work experience. Our scholarship awards range from $1,000 to 3,000 per year and may be renewed all four years if a student remains eligible as a full time student.
The deadline for completed applications to be emailed or returned to your guidance counselor’s office is Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Please include the Application Checklist attached to this letter. An electronic version of this letter and application may be requested from your guidance counselor. If you would like to fill out the application and checklist using Adobe* & submit your application electronically (preferred), email checklist and application to peninsula@gmail.com . You may turn in copy of your transcript in a sealed envelope to your guidance counselor or mail to P.O. Box listed below. Any other supporting documentation & attachments may be scanned and emailed, or you may turn them in to your guidance counselor.
Interviews for finalists will be held on Saturday April 18th, 2020. An interview is mandatory for consideration for this scholarship. Students selected as finalists may be asked to provide additional financial information.
All financial information is strictly confidential.
If awarded, Scholarship funds will be paid directly to your school. Scholarship funds are designated for tuition, textbooks, and/or on-campus housing only.

he Water is Life Student Art Contest helps foster awareness of water conservation by challenging students to create artwork following the contest theme “Water is Life,” which promotes the idea of protecting Earth’s limited water resources.  The contest is open to 3rd – 12th grade students attending schools located in the West Basin service area. 

All artwork submissions must be postmarked by March 13, 2020. Entries can be mailed in or hand delivered by 5pm on or before the deadline to:

West Basin Municipal Water District
Attn: Janel Ancayan
17140 S. Avalon Blvd.
Carson, CA 90746

For further program information, please contact West Basin Education Coordinator Janel Ancayan at (310) 660-6253 or JanelA@westbasin.org. 

LAFCU is offering 6 scholarships for $2000 each for high school students to plan to attend college or vocational school in the fall of 2020. Please click the link to get the application. The deadline to apply is April 30 with the winners contacted by May 22
 This year, we will be awarding two $5,000 scholarships. The deadline for the applications is February 28, 2020. Applications can be downloaded from our website: https://www.pvjuniors.org/scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to deserving local high school seniors entering their first year at a college or university.  Consideration is based on financial need, academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities.

All applicant information is confidential.  Once your application has been reviewed, we will contact you.  Finalists will be required to attend a personal interview.  Please review the requirements carefully and be sure that all parts of your application are complete, as incomplete, disorderly or late applications will not be considered.

Please click the links to download the Scholarship Instructions and the Scholarship Application.

Completed applications must be returned to your school's college career center (CCC) or school counselor if your school does not have a CCC by Friday, February 28th, 2020. Scholarship interviews to be held Saturday, April 18th, 2020.

The goal of the Harry M. Brandel Jr. Scholarship is to award scholarship funds to qualified applicants who are majoring in, or intend to major in any of the following:• Architecture• Landscape architecture• Historic Preservation• Civil engineering• Land use planning• Fine arts
Requirements:• Resident of Palos Verdes Estates or Miraleste• Applicant’s parent or guardian must be a member of the Palos Verdes Homes Association• Accepted to or attending an accredited college or university
Selection Criteria:• Academic achievement• Personal essay• Letters of recommendation• Community activities• Financial need (financial information is not required to be submitted, but maybe provided if the applicant wishes the committee to review and take this information into consideration)
Instructions:• Application form must be typewritten• All supporting documents (essay, letters of recommendation) must be included with application as one packageApplications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2019
Please email applications to pvha@pvha.org or mail to the following address:Harry M. Brandel, Jr. Scholarship Palos Verdes Homes Association P. O. Box 188Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Awards: All applicants who are granted scholarships will be notified no later than Friday, May 10, 2019. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the institution you will be attending. Funds may be used for tuition, books and fees.
The Association will award scholarships to graduating seniors at any one of the Peninsula High Schools. We are looking for students who will be attending 2-year or 4-year colleges and/or trade schools who are achievement and goal oriented. Financial need is a strong consideration. We are seeking students who are ethical, diligent and dependable; students who have contributed to school and community, or worked, or have special talents. Students do not have to be at the top of the class; only that hard work and perseverance are important to us.