Diamond Bar High School
SENIOR NEWSLETTER #4
FAFSA -Information about the Free Application for Financial Aid is available on their website. You can access their website at www.fafsa.ed.gov . You can plan ahead by getting a PIN number. The application itself cannot be submitted until January 1st. Your first priority is making sure your school applications are out on time.
Test Scores -Be sure that you have had your SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject test scores sent directly from the College board to the schools you are applying to.
Getting D’s or F’s Remember, if you are a four-year college bound student and you receive a D or an F in a college prep class at semester time, you must contact the colleges you have applied to and it could very well affect your acceptance. Don’t let yourself get into that situation.
Nimisha Ganesh and Curtis Wang have been named Siemens International Award Semi-Finalists. They now proceed to the next level. Good Luck guys!
Your Student Body President, Sarah Neeley, has been named the DBHS nominee for the National Association of Secondary School Principals/ Herff Jones Leadership Award. She now goes on to compete for over $125,000 in scholarships. Good Luck Sarah!
ALMOST EVERY YEAR SOMEONE FROM DBHS WINS THIS! APPLY, APPLY, APPLY!
California Asian Peace Officers Association
Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Application includes a one page autobiography, letter of recommendation from someone at your school, and a letter of recommendation from a community organization member, church, volunteer group, etc. Scholarships of $500-$1,000 will be awarded. This scholarship has been won by a DBHS student before A DBHS student has won this in the past!
Sons of Italy Scholarship
Must be wholly of Italian descent. Based on GPA, SAT, school and community activities. Two letters of recommendation required and financial support statement. An essay is also required. Scholarship is for $1,000. Deadline is March 1
CSU Fullerton Presidents Scholars Program
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 and above-average SAT scores on all three sections of the SAT. Must have demonstrated significant contributions to school and the community. This scholarship includes the following: Full in-state tuition and student fees, a generous stipend for books and supplies, a laptop computer, priority registration for classes and for housing, complimentary parking, admission toth e University Honors Program and an on campus part time job. Apply at www.fullerton.edu/scholars. Deadline is January 28th. This is a great deal
US Bank Scholarships
This is in effect a lottery. Register online and there are 40-$1,000 scholarships that will be randomly drawn. Register online at www.usbank.com/studentloans. Deadline is March
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship
This scholarship is for a student of Portuguese descent on either their mother’s or father’s side. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and participated in at least three extracurricular activities while in high school. Application must include three letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters must be from the principal, a dean or a counselor. Another letter must be from one of your teachers. $500 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline is March 15th.