Deadline Nears for Water District Scholarship Awards
Each year, South Coast Water District awards $500 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors who live in its service area. The deadline to submit applications this year is Thursday, May 1.
Applicants must demonstrate their involvement in community service, public service, volunteer work and or environmental activities. They must also write a 500-word essay on water conservation. Scholarship applications may be printed from the district’s website www.scwd.org.
Since the program began in 2001, the district has awarded 54 college scholarships to graduating seniors in eight high schools.
UCI Summer Programs Offer Scholarships
UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts received a grant that will fund as need-based scholarships for Orange County students to attend the Summer Academies in the Arts, for middle and high school students ages 13-18. They offer focused workshops in art, dance, drama and music.
The grant also funds the Expressive Robotics Camp at STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) based middle and high-school robotics camp.
The deadline is May 1 and 16 for arts and robotics camps, respectively. Scholarship applications are available by visiting: outreach.arts.uci.edu/scholarships-discounts and beallcenter.uci.edu/event/robotics-registration-scholarship-info.
LBHS Alum Wins Award
Southern Methodist University in Dallas awarded Laguna Beach resident Meagan Manian the Award of Excellence at the 24th annual Multicultural Academic Achievement ceremony.