HEEF: New Century Financial Corporation

THINK Together

The scholarship is administered by Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) and is open to Santa Ana College transfers who enroll in a 4-year college/university. Preference may be given to Business, Finance, Marketing or related majors and Santa Ana Adelante transfers.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be Santa Ana College transfers
  • Financial Need:
  • Residence:
    Has lived in Orange County (OC), CA for the past six years
  • Citizenship:
    Must be US citizens
  • School:
    Must have graduated from Orange County public or private high school
  • College:
    Must be Santa Ana College transfers who plan to enroll in four-year college or university
  • Major/Career:
    Preference may be given to Business, Finance, Marketing or related majors
  • Ethnicity:
    Must be Latino/a
  • Miscellaneous:
    Preference may also be given to Santa Ana Adelante transfers; Must be a first generation college student; Family income limit of $45,000

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    The scholarship is based on a combination of low-income family background, academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities, community volunteer work, church service or work-employment.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Writing prompt 1 (Length: Between 350-500 words): Write about your academic interests and educational plans. Explain how your educational plan is aligned to your long term goals; Writing prompt 2: Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge affected your academic achievement? (Maximum 350 words); Must also answer the following supplemental questions: Will you transfer from Santa Ana College by Fall 2016?; Do you plan to enroll in a four-year college or university by Fall 2016?; Do you plan to major in Business, Finance, Marketing, or a related major?
  • Other Materials:
    Dream Act/ AB 540 applicants must complete the Applicant Financial Information section of the online application

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