Senior Year Timeline

Senior Brag Sheet

Seniors! This sheet will be helpful for you to fill out to for Letters of Recommendation!

VHS Senior Brag Sheet

CSU English & Math Placement Testing (practice and registration)

Students planning to attend a CSU, these websites will help you prepare for the EPT/ELM entrance exams. ALL students (grade 9 and up) are able to use these sites FOR FREE!

English Success

Math Success

 

Register for the test (Seniors ONLY)

Testing Dates & Locations

Scholarships

17-18 SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN

2017-2018 Scholarships

You can click the name of the scholarship and it will take you to the website

NAME

ELIGIBILITY

AWARD

AVAILABLE?

DUE DATE:

Solano Association of Realtors Scholarship

1. Must reside in Benicia, Vallejo, Green Valley, Cordelia, or American Canyon.

2. Intend to specialize in real estate, or related fields such as business or finance.

3. Attach academic accomplishments.

4. Provide most current transcripts.

5. Financial need, considered.

6. Interview candidates.

$500-$1,000

Now

All Year

BAY AREA SMACNA SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUND

The fund has established twenty-nine (29) tuition and book scholarships in amounts up to $6000.00 each, plus an additional $3000.00 for participating in the Bay Area SMACNA Summer Intern Program. Additionally, the Trustees have established one (1) Hardship Scholarship in the amount up to $15,000 that may be awarded to a deserving applicant that demonstrates a financial hardship who is studying directly in the field of Sheet Metal and HVAC.

Multiple

Now

May 31, 2018

Cien Amigos-IME Scholarship Fund

1. Be a College/University undergraduate student or a High School senior with a College/University letter of acceptance.

 

2. Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher (weighted/cumulative).

 

3. Comply with the proof of address requirement, within the Northern California eligible counties*, based on one of the following:

 

· Applicant must be studying in Universities/Colleges within eligible counties.

· University/College must be located within eligible counties.

· Applicant’s parents must live within eligible counties.

 

4. Provide a copy of the following required documents:

 

a) For undergraduate students: Official College/University transcript or enrollment verification letter with cumulative GPA stated. For High School (HS) senior: HS transcript with weighted GPA stated.

 

b) For HS seniors: official documentation of acceptance to a higher education institution.

 

c) For undergraduate students and HS seniors: documentation that proves compliance with the proof of address requirement, in the case that a) or b) are out the eligible counties.

 

d) For undergraduate students and HS seniors: 500-word-maximum essay describing your personal situation, the reasons you are pursuing higher education, and the ways in which you plan to use your education for the benefit of your community. If you were awarded a Cien Amigos - IME Becas scholarship previously, please describe how you utilized the scholarship and how it has helped you achieve your educational goals.

 

* ELIGIBLE COUNTIES - Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquín, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Tuolumne, Yolo and Yuba.

$1,000

Now

May 31, 2018

Aspiring Fashion Professional

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 

$1,000

Now

June 1, 2018

Aspiring Animation Professional

This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

$1,000

Now

June 1, 2018

Children Impacted by Crime Scholarship Fund

 Must be 18 to apply or have application completed by someone age 18 or older.

 Be impacted by crime; either as a child of an inmate or victimized by crime- either themselves or a member of their immediate family.

 Maintain a 2.5 GPA or provide documentation explaining circumstances if GPA is lower than 2.5.

 Submit application packet in its entirety. (See page 3 for complete packet checklist.)

Varies

 

March 1

June 1, 2017

PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be an incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate student at any education institution for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Applicant must be of Latino descent.

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, Undocumented, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).

Applicant may only receive award once. Applicant’s immediate family members are not eligible for award within 12 calendar months (e.g. siblings, parents, or children).

$5,000

Now

June 8, 2018

Big Sun Scholarship

How to Apply:

Please send us a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

 

How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?

Has your participation influenced your career goals?

Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

$500

Now

June 19, 2018

GAY ASIAN PACIFIC ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Funds scholarships for LGBT Asian & Pacific Islanders who are Bay Area residents entering their 1st or 2nd semester of higher education.

$1,000- $3,000

Now

June 30, 2018

Manos De Esperanza

§ Demonstrate community service

§ Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on undergraduate college course work.

(Must have completed a minimum of 12 college units, after high school graduation.)

§ Be enrolled full-time and for the following academic year in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following California counties:

 

Alameda-Contra Costa- Fresno-Marin-Monterey-Napa-Sacramento- San Francisco-San Mateo-Santa Clara-Santa Cruz-Solano-Sonoma-Tulare-Yolo

 

§ Participate in an interview with the scholarship committee.

§ Commit to attend our annual benefit event held in early December.

§ Demonstrate financial need (Guardian and student’s most recent tax returns must be included)

TBD

Mar. 30

June 30, 2018

BBG Communications Scholarship

To be considered eligible for the BBG Communications Scholarship you must:

 

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2016

 

B) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2016 deadline.

 

C) Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award

 

D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

 

E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

$1,000

Open

June 30, 2018

Nursing Schools

Almanac Aspiring Nurse

Scholarship

Open to all high school seniors who plan to

pursue college education in nursing, including

LPN/LVN/AND/and BSN.

$1,000

Now

June 30, 2018

Automotive Scholarship

AB540 Friendly :)

Interest in the Automotive Career and have a 3.0 or higher.

 

Now

June 30, 2018

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

AB540 Friendly :)

The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are FULL TIME, undergraduate students in an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the Spring 2015 semester. The July 31 deadline is designed to give these students time to finish their essays, if need be, after final exams. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the eligibility period. It is NOT open to high school students. Key question to consider; when we contact your college or university registrar will they be able to confirm that you were enrolled as a full-time college student during the spring 2015 semester? If the answer is no, you are not eligible.

$500- $1,500

Now

July 31, 2018

George Geng-On Lee

Minorities in Leadership Scholarship

Low-income*, minority** students who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full time at an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year institution in Fall 2016 are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies.

$1,000

Now

July 31, 2018

Cameron Impact Scholarship

FOR CLASS OF 2019!

For an Application to be considered complete, we require:

  1. The completed Application,
  2. A copy of the most recent Transcript (unofficial), and
  3. Two (2) Recommendations:
    1. One must be from a school affiliated personnel (teacher, administrator, counselor, coach, etc), and
    2. One must be from someone who has made a significant impact on your life (no parents or legal guardians)

 

TBD

Now

Sept. 12, 2018