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Applications for 2018 Scholarships are now being accepted!! 

Due Friday, May 11, 2018 

Each year, the Society of American Military Engineers Los Angeles Post awards scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to deserving graduating high school students who plan to enter college and major in math, engineering, or a natural science.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • Los Angeles County high school student
  • Graduating in Spring 2018
  • Accepted to a US college in an accredited program in math, engineering, science, or engineering or science technology program
  • Start college program by September 2018
  • Attend SAME luncheon on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, to accept scholarship 

Apply Here 

SAME LA awarded 4 scholarships to outstanding students in the spring of 2016. If you have any questions about the scholarship program or if you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation to this worthy cause, please contact the Scholarship Chair:


Cherie D. Eifler, CPSM
Associate, Business Development
Diaz Yourman & Associates
1616 East 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705


Past Recipients

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."

-Helen Keller, The Open Door

Congratulations to our winners! We are proud of your academic achievement and excited for your future!


Previous Scholarship Awardees


Christian Aceves – UC Irvine (Engineering)

Victoria Ramirez – Pitzer College (Environmental Science)

Guillermo Rivas – UC San Diego (Physics)

Yenifer Estrada Sandoval – UC Riverside (Biochemistry)


Manuel Aceves – UC Riverside

Gabriela Bobadilla – UC Berkeley

Spring Guilford – Tulane University

Bertha Romero – UC Berkeley



Casey Shipstead –Butler University

Nicole White – UC Berkeley

Raymond Slu – UC Berkeley

Rudy Camacho-Rodriguez – UC Berekeley



Ana De Simon – Cal Poly Pomona

Abdelbagi Gieballa – UCLA

Rafael Gutierrez – University of LaVerne

Guadalupe Mendez-Lopez – UC San Diego

Jesus Abraham Mora-Valle – Columbia University

Arthur Reyes – Harvey Mudd College



Ruben Aguilar - Haverford College

Sofia Arevala - UC Regents

Michelle Flores - UC Regents

Joana Perdomo - Harvey Mudd College

Elias Varon - Syracuse University