About the Scholarship

Mark P. Tiner Scholarship is started by Sean Tiner in the honor of his brother's ambition to pursue higher education. The Orange County Community Foundation is awarding this scholarship to help the students financially to enroll in an undergraduate degree program. The scholarship reduces the student's burden to pay for their education.

The scholarship encourages students involved in various activities from sports to community services. The award is given in areas like visual arts, performing arts athletics, and community involvement. Through this award, the community helps to identify academic excellence and promotes higher education in the institution.

How to apply for a scholarship?

  • In order to apply for the scholarship, an applicant must fill in their FAFSA application form that is used to determine the financial position of the student. The FAFSA form is also used to assess how much a student's family can pay.

  • An applicant must submit their high school transcripts at the time of admission.

  • The official ACT/SAT scorecards must be submitted along with the application form before the deadline.

  • In addition to the above requirements, an applicant also needs to submit an official high school transcript.

What is the Total Amount Awarded?

The $2000 scholarship awards provided by the organization vary from year to year and the number of applications received. OCCF examines the student's application and provided funds to those who are in actual need of money. The award amount is provided only for a year and it is non-renewable.

All the documents needed for the scholarship are submitted to the institution before 15th march 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a high school senior 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.

  • An applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.75 out of 4 to be eligible for availing the scholarship benefits.

  • A student who has a plan to enroll in a 4-year accredited university or a college and is in need of financial assistance.

  • An applicant must complete 300+ hours of community service over 4 years.

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