Scholarship deadlines are approaching


Griselda Salas

Chronicle Reporter

Scholarship opportunities you can’t miss out on. 

The 2021 Muriel Pollia Foundation Literary Award is offering three scholarships for Hollywood High seniors, who will be attending a two or four year college or university in the Fall of 2021. The first place winner will be given $10,000. The second place winner will be given $5,000. The third place winner will be given $2,000. 

To apply,  submit an original work from the categories of: Fiction: 5-15 pages, Screenplay: 5-15 pages, Graphic literature: 10-15 pages, Journalism: two articles, Poetry: 3 poems, and Nonfiction: 8-10 pages. 

The evaluation criteria is the following: 

1. Submissions will be chosen based on originality and literary merit.

2. Submissions will advance to an evaluation round with Pen America.

3. The award and scholarship will be given to the student whose work

demonstrates the most compelling originality and creativity.

Winners will be announced on the night of Achieve the Honorable.

Deadline for the 2021 Muriel Pollia Foundation Literacy Award is on April 16 at 5 p.m..

Visit in order to apply.

“The deadline for our seniors to apply for Achieve the Honorable and Muriel Pollia Literacy Scholarships is April 16!” said college counselor Alyssa Pinedo. “I have sent countless emails and schoology remainders. Unfortunately, we currently have six students who have applied for these scholarships. In the past, we have awarded over 50 scholarships!”

There is also a padlet updated weekly with more scholarship opportunities such as:

Achieve the Honorable Scholarship~ Deadline: April 16

MABA High School Scholarship~ Deadline: April 16 at 5:00PM

Rotary Club of Hollywood~ Deadline: April 30

Create Real Impact Scholarship~ Deadline: April 15

No Essay You Deserve It Scholarship~ Deadline: April 29

$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students~ Deadline: April 30

Be Bold Scholarship~ Deadline: April 30

Steps For Change Scholarship~ Deadline: April 26

And etc.

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