Scholarship Program

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The City of Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program was established to assist qualified students in obtaining a higher education. Funds for the program are provided through an endowment from the Ackerman Trust. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, laboratory and/or academic fees.


  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 2020 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 2020; AND

  3. Have maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. 


Application materials will be accepted April 20 through May 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. via email only to


Click here to review our flyer for additional details. 


Click here for the application.




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