Check Out These Scholarships!

  • This year a list of scholarships is being kept as a Google Doc, available here.  It will be edited weekly with new scholarship opportunities. 

    1. The Blair PTSA Senior Scholarship consists of four $500 scholarships from your very own PTSA.

        Consists of four $500 scholarships from your very own PTSA.

    • You will need a letter of recommendation from one of your teachers. Ask for one now!
    • You must be a PTSA member to apply. Not a member yet? Join here.
    • Apply for the scholarship here.  
    • Due Friday, March 31st

    2. RISE Scholarship Application  

    The Harris-Bacor Family Foundation would like to honor five (5) outstanding Blair High School seniors with an educational scholarship for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year. Awards of $2,000 will be given to deserving students who'll enroll in a 4-year college/university and $1,000 to those who'll enroll in a 2-year community college in the fall of 2023. We are looking for students who embody resilience, integrity, service, and excellence (RISE). Recipients will be notified at the Blair Senior Awards Program on May 23, 2023.  The primary criteria is a minimum GPA of 3.5 or above with a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, community service, personal growth, and a desire to give back to the community. We want to support students who care about issues of social or racial justice and have a strong desire to uplift their community after they graduate from college. Eligible students must come from historically under-represented or socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Scholarship selection will be made at the discretion of the Harris-Bacor Scholarship Committee. Awards will be disbursed directly to recipients. Proof of Statement of Intent to Register to your college/university of choice must be provided to Ms. Cordeiro at Blair High School. Questions? Please contact Portia B. Harris at For more info about us, visit Link to Application : 

    3. Califorina Credit Union Annual Scholarship 

    • The credit union will award 10 students with a scholarship of $1,000 each. High school seniors and community college students transferring to a four-year college university who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 are eligible to participate. Selection criteria include academic performance, school community involvement, a letter of recommendation, and essay submission. Applications are available through Friday, March 10, 2023 and winners will be announced on our website Monday, April 3, 2023. Interested students can find more information and apply at      


    4.Samuels Family Latino & African American High School Internship Program 

    • LA-HIP'S purpose is to provide students from underrepresented minorites the opportunity to experience laboratory research and excel in the sciences.  

    For more information please click on the Click Here! 

    5. Water and Power Scholarship 


    6. Italian Catholic Federation 

    Requirements for applying to the Italian Catholic Federation either be Roman Catholic, Italian Descent live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois & Nevedad. Or are Roman Catholic but parents, guardians or grandparent is a member of the "Italian Catholic Federation" 

    For more information and for the application please click on the link

    7.  Sierra Madre Civic Club 2023 

    Applicants must be graduating who plan to attend a college or trade school, and either live or attend school or work in Sierra Madre to qualify. Applications are due no later than Friday, April 7. For more information click the link

    8. The Kimmy Duong Foundation 

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    9. Scholarship Newsletter 


    10. Nancy Scott Scholarship Application, DEADLINE: Thursday, March 30, 2023, by 4:00PM

    Application Requirements:
    Must be a senior student at Blair
    Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7
    Must enroll and attend a two- or four-year accredited university in the Fall of 2023

    If you have any questions, please reach out to your school counselor BEFORE the application deadline:
    Ms. Favor ( or Ms. Cordeiro (  

    Application Link:

    11. Joyce Davis Memorial Scholarship  Application: DEADLINE: Thursday, March 30, 2023, by 4:00PM

    Joyce Davis was a former School Counselor and Assistant Principal at Blair when it opened in 1965 until 1968. She left an endowment to Blair when she passed for scholarships to Blair seniors who are hard workers and involved in community service. Three deserving Blair High School senior students who are hard-working, spirited, and involved in their community and plan to go to a two- or four-year university or a trade school will win the Joyce Davis Memorial Scholarship will receive a one time award of $2500.  For more information please read this article: 

    Complete this application,  upload your scholarship essay, and upload your letters of recommendation (preferably one from a community member and one from a Blair staff member) before the deadline

    Application Guidelines:
    1) Complete this application (Fill out this Google Form)
    2) Upload your scholarship essay
    3) Upload your letters of recommendation
    4) GPA Requirement: 2.5 GPA

    If you have any questions, please reach out to your school counselor:
    Ms. Favor ( or Ms. Cordeiro (  

    Application Link: 

    12.   Pasadena's Zeta Tau Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc 

    We are awarding several $1,000 scholarships to males of African American/Black/African Ancestry with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Our deadline is Friday, March 31st.


    13. First Congregational Church scholarships 

    "FCC is again offering scholarships to Pasadena area women who are pursuing higher education opportunities. This year, the scholarship is in the amount of $4500 or more for persons who identify as female or transfeminine and are currently enrolled or plan to enroll by Fall, 2023 at a college or trade/technical school. Applications are now available online at: and are due by March 31, 2023.

    14. The Pasadena Police Officers' Association  

    The Pasadena Police Officers' Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors. Please find the attached information and application for the 2023 PPOA and Kirby scholarships. This year, we are offering two $2000 scholarships and two $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.  Application