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The application program will be available again in October. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2022-2023 academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!


Educating America Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Mr. Dan Davis has established a scholarship program to assist seniors who attend or current undergraduates who graduated from an Orange County High School who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Educating America Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors attending an Orange County High School (CA)
  • OR

  • Be a current college undergraduates who graduated from an Orange County High School (CA)
  • AND

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Be pursuing a degree in the STEM, Nursing or Trade fields
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need. As part of the application, students will upload a copy of their SAR to verify financial need. (EFC < 30,000 will be eligible)

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the sponsor play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. Up to two (2) awards of $5,000 each will be granted to applicants attending a 4-year university and up to two (2) awards of $2,500 each will be granted to applicants attending a two-year/vocational school.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a vocational-technical certificate/degree, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale).

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Assuming there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to students who are an orphan, raised in the foster system or children of single parents.


All applicants will be notified in February.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Mr. Dan Davis. Payment is made in August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 10, 2020 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Hub.

Mr. Dan Davis has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!