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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid and Scholarships




FAFSA-Financial Aid


The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is used to apply for financial aid. All information and the application can be found at or for those who are not US citizens. You can file a FAFSA between October 1st and March 2nd of the senior year.


Cal Grants: TUSD submits GPAs for all seniors each year. This means that you DO NOT have to fill out the GPA Verification Form. As long as you complete your FAFSA by March 2nd, you will be considered for Cal Grants.


In addition to the FAFSA, some colleges and universities will require the CSS Profile. That can be found here:



Local Scholarships

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP meeting will be held on November 2nd & 3rd at the beginning of lunch for Seniors interested in learning about the application process. Sign up on your Naviance account (under College Visits) to attend either presentation held in the library.


2017-2018 Local Scholarship Application 

2017-2018 Local Scholarship Instructions 


Other Scholarships 2017-2018



Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program- Deadline 2/5/18, for high school seniors pursuing a degree in approved engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program.

Apply at

Sandpipers Scholarship- Deadline 2/7/18, for permanent residents of the South Bay Area with a 3.0 GPA or higher who demonstrate financial need.

Apply at

Panhellenic Alumnae South Bay Association H.S. Scholarship- Deadline 3/9/18, for female graduates of South Bay High Schools who plan on attending a 4 year institution where National Panhellenic Conference sororities are established. Apply at

South Bay Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships- Deadline 3/31/18, multiple scholarships available for students of Japanese American Ancestry

Apply at

Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program Application- Deadline 1/26- program for young women currently in their junior year who demonstrate outstanding achievement in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts. 

The 2018 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship- Deadline 8/31/18, for high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN, LVN, and BSN programs.

Apply at

California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc.- Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities- Deadline Postmarked by 3/15/18, for high school seniors with a physical, neurological, visual disorder, hearing impairments, and/or speech-language disorder.

 Apply at


Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship- Deadline 3/15/18, for students who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established; or,

Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”

Apply at


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Alumnae Chapter Scholarship- Deadline 2/7/18, for African American high school seniors. Must have 3.5 GPA or higher and SAT score in the 90th percentile or higher.

Apply at


Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarships- Deadline 3/1/18, Multiple scholarships available for students who are of whole or partial Italian descent who plan to enroll in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College for the fall of 2018.

Apply at


2018 Steps for Change Scholarship-Deadline 4/30/18, for students with a 3.5 GPA or better who demonstrate financial need.

Apply at










The following links are great for national scholarship searches and more information on financial aid: