Scholarship Program

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The City of Newport Beach is accepting applications for the 2019 Ackerman Scholarship Program. This scholarship is available to children who reside in Newport Beach, as well as children of regular, full-time city employees. Applications and all required documents are due to the Human Resources Department no later than Monday, April 22, 2019, by 5 p.m.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a child residing in Newport Beach, or a child of a regular, full-time Newport Beach City employee;
  2. Be graduating from high school in 2019 and accepted to attend an accredited two-year community college or a four-year college/university, OR transferring from a two-year community college to an accredited four-year college/university in Fall 2019; AND
  3. Have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. 

There are seven, $700 scholarships for award this year (2019). Please use the links below for more information and to download the scholarship application

Final Filing Deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, April, 22, 2019. Complete application packages must be delivered by mail, postmarks are not accepted, or in person to:

City of Newport Beach, Human Resources Department
Attn: Scholarship Program
100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Please contact Jill Ortiz at 949-644-3310 or, if you have any questions about the scholarship program.



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