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Application Now Open: College Scholarships and Coaching for Pittsburg High Students

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Making Waves Foundation partners with you to make college affordable and graduation attainable

The application period is now open for Making Waves Foundation’s college and career success program for Pittsburg High School graduating seniors.

Our college and career success program offers scholarships, coaching, and budget planning to support you on your path to graduating college with minimal to no debt and set up for your first job. Our students, known as Wave-Makers, graduate from college at twice the rate of their peers and 84% earn their degrees debt-free.

Earn your college degree. Reach your career goals. Be a Wave-Maker. 

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DEADLINE to Apply

The scholarship application closes February 20, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

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Making Waves Foundation provides college advising services and scholarships and coaching that encourage students in discovering themselves, growing their strengths, navigating college life, and reaching their career dreams.

Since 2020 Making Waves Foundation has been partnering with Pittsburg Unified School District and Pittsburg High School, providing college planning workshops as well as the opportunity for selected seniors to receive scholarships and college coaching.

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Workshops

Our college advising and planning workshops are designed to equip juniors and seniors with knowledge and tools to support your success.

24/7 Text Support

Our free AI college advisor answers questions about college admissions, decisions, and financial aid – when you need it, direct to your phone. 

Scholarships

Our college and career success program offers scholarships, coaching, and budget planning to support you on your path to college graduation and your first job. 

What Wave-Makers Are Saying

Pittsburg High School graduates in graduation gear

“The best part is I know that [Making Waves] is going to be there throughout the whole experience,” shared Re’Niyah Oliver (left), who is attending Texas Southern University to study business.

Brenten Williams (right), who is also attending Texas Southern University to study business, shared: “It means a lot having a team by my side as I go through this journey.”

Hear more from Pittsburg High graduates about their experiences working with Making Waves.

ABOUT MAKING WAVES FOUNDATION

With a unique focus on college attendance and graduation, Making Waves Foundation supports historically underrepresented and underserved students in pursuing their dreams. Making Waves Academy is a public charter school in Richmond, California, educating early 1,200 students and Making Waves Foundation’s college success program, known as CAP, provides coaching, scholarships, financial literacy, and career support for more than 500 college students as well as a network for more than 600 Wave-Maker alumni.

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