Mark P. Tiner Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Orange County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.
  4. Must be a graduating high school senior to apply for this freshman year award.
  5. Must be a resident of Orange County in California.
  6. Must have completed 300 or more hours of community service over the course of 4 consecutive years.
  7. Must have an interest in the visual arts, the performing arts, and/or athletics.
  8. Must demonstrate financial need.
  9. Must graduate from a public high school in the Santa Ana Unified School District, Anaheim Union High School, Placentia-Yorba Linda School District, or the Fullerton Joint Union High School District in California.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: High school seniors graduating from the Santa Ana Unified School District, Anaheim Union High School, Placentia-Yorba Linda School District, or the Fullerton Joint Union High School District are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and completed 300 or more community service hours over the course of four years.

Application requirements for the Mark P. Tiner Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: In 2006, the Mark P. Tiner Education Foundation was established by Sean Tiner, to recognize his brother’s dream of pursuing higher education. The Foundation’s mission is to provide graduating seniors with substantial financial assistance in pursuing their undergraduate degree. As Mark was a multifaceted individual with various interests ranging from sports to community service, the Foundation will eventually award five substantial scholarships; each of which reflects a different aspect of Mark’s life. Scholarships will be awarded in the visual arts, the performing arts, athletics, community service and financial needs in Orange County, CA.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available from the Orange County Community Foundation website and must be completed online. Each applicant must create an account using his/her username, chosen password, name and email address. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must submit his/her expected family contribution (found on the SAR received after submitting the FAFSA); the name and email address of his/her counselor or school staff member who is authorized to verify his/her grade point average; information regarding his/her or his/her parents' income tax return; a general essay (no more than 600 words) on the topic listed within the application; and the name and email address of two recommenders. The student will have the option to complete additional essays within the application based on his/her interests and/or experiences. Students must file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.
Contact: Michelle Abril
Address: 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Suite 510 Newport Beach, California 92660

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