City of Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program call for applications is now open

The City of Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. 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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