Scholarship Program

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 $700 Scholarships

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Applications Accepted between:

Monday, April 1 - Monday, May 6, 2024 at 5:00 P.M.


The City of Newport Beach Ackerman 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.


You must meet both criteria (A) and (B) below to be eligible 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 high school in 2024 and be accepted to attend an accredited two-year community college or four-year college/university OR be transferring from a two-year community college to an accredited four-year college/university in Fall 2024; AND have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.

Selection Criteria

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


Application Deadline:

Monday, May 6, 2024 at 5:00 P.M.