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

SENIORS: Scholarships & More

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

16-17 SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN

VALLEJO HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP & SENIOR SURVEY

 

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

LGMD Awareness Scholarship

-Current or former high school/college students,

-Between the ages of 17 and 30,

-Enrolled or will be enrolled in some form of higher education (including 2 year colleges, 4 year colleges/universities, graduate schools, law schools, medical schools and vocational schools) at an accredited US institution in 2016.

$3,000

Now

May 26, 2017

Vallejo NAACP Scholarship Program

You are eligible to apply for the 2016 NAACP Scholarship if you:

-Are a graduating high school senior

-Maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during your senior year

-Will be enrolling for the first time at a U.S accredited college, university, or trade school in Fall 2017

-Are a U.S citizen

-Live in the cities of Vallejo, Benicia, or American Canyon

 

Please See Ms. Jeanty for the application

$500.00

Now

May 30, 2017

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, 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

May 31, 2017

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, 2017

JACK & JILL OF AMERICA FOUNDATION 2016

The Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s National Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors who will become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four year post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year working toward a bachelor’s degree.

Up to $2,500 Renewable

March 1

June 1, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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

Gen Lloyd W. “Fig” Newton Chapter 2016/2017 Scholarship

Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2015-2016. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points

(3.0) on a four-point scale

$1,000 (2 awards)

Now

Jun. 15,

2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program

Arborjet has established its Taking Root Scholarship Program to encourage and enable bright and promising young students to fulfill their dreams of entering careers in the arboriculture industry. Scholarships are offered for students looking to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college or university of the student's choice.

$1,000

April 1

June 30, 2016

Automotive Scholarship

AB540 Friendly :)

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

 

Now

June 30, 2017