City of Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program call for applications opens April 1

The City of Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program will begin accepting applications beginning Monday, April 1. This scholarship program was established to assist qualified students in obtaining a higher education. Funds for the program are provided through an endowment from the Ackerman Trust. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, laboratory and/or academic fees.

This year, there will be seven $700 scholarships awarded, so apply now.


You must meet both criteria (A) and (B) to apply:

A. Be a child residing in Newport Beach OR be a child of a regular, full-time Newport Beach City Employee.

B. Graduate from a high school in 2024 and be accepted to attend an accredited two-year community college or four-year college or university OR be transferring from a two-year community college to an accredited four-year college or university in fall 2024; AND have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.

Selection Criteria

The criteria used for selection includes financial need, scholastic standing, school or community leadership, school and/or extracurricular activities, and career and life plans.

The deadline to submit your application is Monday, May 6, 2024, by 5 p.m. Apply here.


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