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

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

California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation

Each year the Foundation awards two 4-year scholarships and four 2-year scholarships to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower. In addition, one Robert Miller Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year.

-Only children with a parent or legal guardian employed by a California winegrape grower during the current or past growing season are eligible to apply.

-You must be a currently graduating high school senior

-Students currently enrolled in college are not eligible to apply

- Demonstrates community involvement, leadership, and/or work history is a broad category that assumes one or a combination of the following: Community service; employment where the student is making a contribution to the California economy which may not allow time for community service; sports participation with the understanding that these activities build character and leadership skills, teach strategic and analytical thinking and promote goal setting and teamwork.

$500-$4,000

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Mar. 24, 2017

Fabric of Society Scholarship

Contestants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate in 2016. Essays are to be no fewer than 600 words and no more than 800 words in length. One entry per student please.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$2,000

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Mar. 27, 2017

2017 TASF Scholarship

 

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
  • High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
  • Plan to attend a University or College as a full-time 1st or 2nd year student in the Fall of 2017 in the United States (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
  • Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2015 or 2016 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
  • The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS

 

$2,500 (20 awards)

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Mar. 29, 2017

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2015. Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30th, 2015 deadline. Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.

$500

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Mar. 30, 2017

HSF Scholarship

Must be of Hispanic Heritage

Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students

Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)

U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

$500-$5,000

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Mar. 30, 2017

Becas Univision Scholarship

Must be of Hispanic Heritage

Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students

Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)

Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

$500-$5,000

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Mar. 30, 2017

CAC EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

The scholarship requires a simple one-page application and an essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years". The scholarship is available to any California high school senior for their use at any accredited college, university, or trade school.

First Award:$2,500, Second Award:$2,000, Third Award $1,500

Jan. 2, 2017

Mar. 30, 2017

College Bound Brotherhood Scholarship

* Student must currently be a senior in a high school within the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma)

 

* Complete the FAFSA/Dream Act application by the March 2nd priority deadline

 

* Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) less than $10,000

 

* Plan to attend a four-year or two-year institution in the fall following your graduation from high school

 

* Have a letter of recommendation from an adult who knows you well and can comment on something specific in your background

 

* When awarded, recipients are required to attend the College Bound Brotherhood events, including the orientation, the graduation ceremony held in late May 2016, the College Bound Brotherhood "Get Ready for College" event held in late June 2016, and the persistence events in the winter and spring

$1,000- $3,000 (Renewable)

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Mar. 31, 2017

Shallenberger Family Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:               

 

• Graduating senior from Vallejo High School. 

• At least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

• Has plans to attend accredited post-secondary institution.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$1,500 (1)

$1,000 (1)

$500 (2)

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Mar. 31, 2017

Napa-Solano Audubon Society Scholarship

Graduating students from Napa or Solano County high schools or community colleges who will continue or begin studies at a Community College or a four year college in the field of environmental studies, conservation, or other related field. Must write a 1 page essay about your future plans and why you feel you deserve the scholarship.

Please See  Ms. Jeanty for the application!!

$2,000(x2)

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Mar. 31, 2017

PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age and be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a current postsecondary undergraduate student.
  • Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application. The bill must display the customer's name and service address.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study for the entire 2017-2018 academic year and pursuing their first postsecondary degree at one of the PG&E Partnered Schools for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following STEM disciplines:
    • Engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer, industrial or environmental)
    • Computer Science/Information Systems
    • Cyber Security
    • Environmental Sciences

 

$5,000 (renewable)

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Mar. 31, 2017

Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at an accredited four-year college or university in 2016-17

Major or Career: Journalism

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Ethnic heritage: Filipino (at least 50%)

Financial need

Status: U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Residency: San Francisco Bay Area

Note: additional writing sample required.

$500-$3,000

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Mar. 31, 2017

PHCS Portuguese

Historical and Cultural

Society

Applicants must be a high school senior; be of Portuguese descent; achieve a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Application should include official grade transcript; at least one letter of recommendation (principal, counselor, teacher, employer, etc.); an essay of not less than 300 words relating to applicant’s Portuguese heritage

Up to $1,000

(multiple awards)

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Mar. 31, 2017

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Program

Application Requirements

  1. Provide proof of legal blindness. Verification should be in the form of a statement from a state rehabilitation agency, an ophthalmologist or an optometrist.
  2. Provide proof of U.S. citizenship. A passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers or proof of legal residency.
  3. Send documentation of academic achievement. Copies of school transcripts and copies of SAT and/or ACT results.
  4. Include three letters of recommendation. Two letters should attest to your academic skills. Each letter must include the name, address and telephone number of the person writing the reference.
  5. Write two personal statements of 500 words or less. One describing your educational and personal goals, and *another on the influence of an outstanding teacher on your education

 

Up to $10,000

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Mar. 31, 2017

2017 Union Pacific Railroad Black Employee Network (BEN) Jerry Morris and Summer Houston Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to assist African American Students in defraying the cost of higher education. Recipients are chosen on the basis of scholastic ability and leadership. Personal or family financial situations can be a factor in consideration of eligibility and in awarding the scholarship.

 

Be an African-American graduating high school senior, or a college freshman or sophomore in the following states: Nebraska, Illinois, Texas, California, Louisiana, Nevada, Colorado, Missouri & Arkansas.

 Be a full time student during the existing academic year.

 Enrolled in a full time course of study at an accredited college or university.

 Have a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent thereof.

 Be active in extracurricular school/community activities and demonstrate their social awareness and involvement.

 Not have received the Jerry Morris and Summer Houston Scholarship more than twice.

See Ms. Jeanty for the application!!

 

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Mar. 31, 2017

Cynthia Denise Robinson Horton Scholarship

The Cynthia D. Horton Scholarship is open to any African American student, with a 2.5 GPA, attending an HBCU with preference given to a UNCF school. Only students with a unmet financial need with be awarded during the 2017-2018 academic year.

 

Your application must include;

1. one recommendation

2. an essay

3. a completed application

TBD

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Mar. 31, 2017

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship

Must be a Hispanic women entering or attending an accredited 4-year college or university.

$1,500

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Mar. 31, 2017

Blood Source Scholarship

BloodSource scholarship recipients will be selected from qualified applicants who have chaired or participated on a blood drive committee at their high school. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate commitment to scholastic achievement and improving the quality of life for others.

$2,500

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Mar. 31, 2017

UNCF/KOCH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

To Apply for a UKSP Undergraduate Scholarship, an Applicant Must Be:

*  African-American

*  A High School Senior Applying to or Admitted to an Eligible Full-Time Four-Year College or University, See Website**

* Pursuing One of the Seven Eligible Disciplines: (a) Accounting, (b) Business, (c) Economics, (d) Engineering, (e) History, (f) Philosophy or (g) Political Science.  Reference Supporting Documents to Verify Your School and Major Eligibility. See Important Note on Website**

*  A High School Senior with a Cumulative 2.7 GPA

*  A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States

* Committed to Learning about How Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economics Contribute to Well-Being through Participation in an Online Community and Annual Summit.

 

Up to $5,000

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Apr. 1, 2017

Mt. Diablo Section of the Society of Women Engineers

Rules of eligibility are:

1. Be a female in her senior year of a local high school.

2. Apply to an accredited engineering school.

3. Submit proof of acceptance in an accredited school for the Fall of 2017.

4. Declare an engineering major. Double majors are not eligible for this scholarship

if one is outside an engineering discipline.

5. Use this one-time scholarship during the 2017-2018 school year.

Please see Ms. Jeanty for application.

$1,000

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Apr. 4, 2017

KPAA (Kaiser Permanente Asian Association)

High school student graduating in Spring 2016, and planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college, university, trade or technical school in Fall 2016. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students do not need to be of Asian descent to apply.

$3,500 (7)

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Apr. 5, 2017

All Ways Up Foundation Scholarship

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Have lived at a Section 8 property for at least one (1) year or be nominated by a member of an ALL WAYS UP Charity Partner

Be a senior at an accredited high school

Have maintained at least a 2.5 cumulative high school grade-point-average (GPA) on a 4.0 grade scale

Plan to enroll in a two- or four-year accredited university pursuing their first bachelor's degree

Demonstrate financial need

Be available to attend the annual UP Through Education Summit from June 22-26.

TBD

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Apr. 7, 2017

Morgan Family Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the memory of William Hawken, SUHI Class of 1961. A 4-year scholarship is awarded in the amount of $3,000 a year (for a total of $12,000 over 4 years). Students must apply to The Morgan Family Foundation committee, must be accepted to a 4 year college.

$3,000 a year (for a total of $12,000

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Apr. 7, 2017

Zeiger Firm Scholarship

In order to participate, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2017 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the question on the website.

$1,000

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Apr. 10, 2017

Western Union Scholars

  • Scholarships must be used at an accredited post-secondary institution seeking an undergraduate degree.
  • All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor. If a teacher or professor is unable to submit a recommendation on your behalf, you may also use someone who has supervised you in a youth/community group, volunteer position, job/employment situation, etc.
  • Immediate family members of controlling officers in Western Union, any of its affiliates and non-affiliated nonprofit entities, or its Agents are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program. All other employees and their family members who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply.

TBD

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Apr. 12, 2017

Berkeley Student Foundation

The Berkeley Student Foundation awards scholarships to students who are members of underrepresented minority groups in order to encourage diversity on the UC Berkeley campus. Underrepresented minority groups include Native American, African-American, Chican@/Latin@, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, and Multi-ethnic (at least one parent must be a member of one of the aforementioned groups), the minority groups identified by the University as being historically underrepresented in the student body.

 

$1,000 (for 4 years)

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Apr. 18, 2017

Ayn Rand Essay Contest – The Fountainhead

Several essay contests: High school seniors, college and graduate students: complete an essay on "Atlas Shrugged". Demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of the novel, answering one of several specific questions. See website for specific questions, rules and other contests available

$50 - $10,000

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Apr. 26, 2017

Vallejo Education and Business Alliance (VEBA) Scholarship

1. Must attend a public high school within the city of Vallejo, CA.

2. Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school for the current academic year.

3. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average, using the University of California GPA system.

4. Applicant must complete the VEBA Scholarship Application, along with one letter of recommendation and a high school transcript covering all course work up to time of submission.

5. Applicant should be available for an interview the week of May 1-5, 2017. 

6. Applicant must intend to enter an accredited college or university.   

Please see Ms. Jeanty for application.

$500

Now

Apr. 28, 2017

Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Scholarship

 

 

Membership: Must be a current MAES Student Member Attendance: Attendance is not required to be awarded a General Scholarship; attendance for the top awards is required Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident for most scholarships; limited awards accessible for international students. Age: Must be 18 years of age or older by postmark deadline. GPA: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0. Major: Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college; medical sciences, nursing and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree. Enrollment: Must be enrolled as a full time student for the fall semester. Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hours. Students at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree.

$200- $4,000

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Apr. 30, 2017

HENAAC Scholarship

 

*Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities

*Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree

*Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

*Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community

*Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

$500- $10,000

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Apr. 30, 2017

Golden Gate Restaurant Association Scholarship

Student applications for awards are judged on the basis of commitment to pursuing a career in the restaurant or hospitality industry, need, personal merit, and evidence of ability to benefit from additional training. Student must be a California resident at the time of application.

Varies

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Apr. 30, 2017

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Vallejo Alumnae Chapter

All applicants must be female graduating seniors and live in the Vallejo, Benicia or American Canyon area and meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for a Vallejo Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship:

Please see Ms. Jeanty for application.

TBD

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Apr. 7, 2017

CSUB Clare Estate and Trust Endowment

-First-time freshmen

-Enrolled as a full-time student

-Proven academic excellence

-Campus and community involvement

-Demonstrate financial need

Varies

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Apr. 8, 2017

Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship

Graduating high school male senior:

-Completed application form

-Official high school transcript

-Typed personal statement of your educational goals (500-700 words)

-2x2 photo of yourself

-Copy of college acceptance letter

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

TBD

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Apr. 14, 2017

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity,

Inc. (Theta Pi Chapter)

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements:

-Be a graduating male high school senior in the 2015-2016 academic year and intend to enroll as a full-time college student in the 2016 Fall semester.

-Reside in Solano County.

-Be of African-American heritage.

-Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application.

 Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average for all completed coursework to date of applying.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

Up to $1,000

Varies

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Apr. 15, 2017

LendEDU Scholarship

Eligibility criteria:

-Must be a current high school senior or a full-time college student

-Must be a U.S. Citizen

-Must be earning a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or college

$1,000

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Apr. 15, 2017

Soroptimist Scholarship for Women and Girls

Applicants should be:

• Graduating high school seniors who are residents of

 

Vallejo Applicants are evaluated on financial need, academic achievement, community involvement, and personal goals. A personal interview is included in the selection process.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

Varies

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Apr. 15,

2017

Splawn Scholarship

1) High School Senior (graduating)

2) CA resident

3) Financial need

4) Academics (2.6 GPA and above)

5) Employment: Paid or unpaid

Community Service

Extracurricular Activities

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$1,000

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Apr. 15, 2017

College Jumpstart

To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

 

1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;

2) U.S. citizen or legal resident;

3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.

4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

$1,000 (2 awards)

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Apr. 15, 2017

Vallejo Rotary Club

Open to all seniors graduating from Vallejo High schools in June 2016.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

Up to$5,000

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Apr. 19, 2017

LA RAZA LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF SOLANO COUNTY

The La Raza Lawyers Association of Solano County has been in existence for seventeen years and announces its fifteenth year in which it will award high school scholarships to selected students going onto higher education.

 

The scholarship application is open to all seniors of Latino/Hispanic ancestry graduating from any Solano County public high school, including continuation school.

 

The scholarship program is designed to provide our professional encouragement and public recognition to high school seniors of Latino/Hispanic heritage entering the field of higher education.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$1,0000

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Apr. 27, 2017

The Tang Scholarship

Mr. Edward C. Tang established this award in 2007 to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary Education. This scholarship is to help LGBT youth proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards up to four outstanding students annually, a combined scholarships totaling up to $60,000, awarded over up to four years. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.

Up to $15,000

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Apr. 30, 2017

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program

Graduating senior entering higher education for the first time. Self-identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or an ally. Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community. Demonstrate financial need. 2.0 GPA minimum.

$1,000 to $2,500

Feb 1, 2017

Apr 30, 2017

IAPMO Scholarship

Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.

$1,000

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May 1, 2017

The Col. Nestor & Dr. Rozzana Verder Aliga Scholarship

The Col. Nestor & Dr. Rozzana Verder Aliga Scholarship 2017 will award a $ 500 scholarship to a deserving graduating Senior of Filipino ancestry/heritage, 2.5 GPA minimum

 

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$500

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May 8, 2017

CRAEF Scholarship Program

To qualify for a CRAEF scholarship, the applicant must:

be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

be a California resident, although students may attend an out-of-state school

be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours at an accredited postsecondary school

have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

be enrolled or will enroll in two consecutive semesters or terms

have completed at least one grading term of a postsecondary program or be a high school senior going directly to a postsecondary school

satisfy the minimum hours of industry-related work experience, paid or voluntary:

250 hours for high school students going into their freshmen year

400 hours for college freshmen going into their sophomore year

550 hours for students beyond sophomore year.

All work experience must be verified through paycheck stubs or a signed letter from employers. Do not send copies of a W-2.

Varies

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May 13, 2017

USPAACC Education Foundation CelebrAsian

  • At least 16 years of age at the time of application
  • A high school senior
  • Of Asian Pacific Island heritage (except for Bruce Lee Scholarship)
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Beginning full-time study at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the United States in Fall 2017
  • Able to attend 2017 CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, May 31 – June 2, San Diego, CA

Applicant should demonstrate:

 

  • Academic achievement of 3.3 GPA or higher
  • Leadership in extracurricular activities
  • Involvement in community service
  • Financial need

$3,000 to $5,000

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Mar. 17, 2017

Nathan Bethel Scholarship

EACH YEAR, two student athletes (1 male and 1 female) from Vallejo High School will be selected and evaluated based on the strength of the application, staff and teacher recommendations , and with the commitment to giving back. Each student must embody the qualities that defined the legacy left by Nathan Berhel. Past scholarship recipients who have been selected for this honor have been leaders on the playing field and excel in the classroom.

 

SUBMIT MATERIALS TO:

 

PitCCh In Foundation

ATTN: Nathan Berhel Scholarship Program

PO Box 38

Alpine, NJ 07620

 

Please See Ms. Jeanty for the application

$2,500 (for 4 students)

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May 15, 2017

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

-U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status

-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university

-Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

-Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities

-Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

Varies ($500 - $8,200)

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May 19, 2017

B. Davis Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.

There is no age restriction

Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next

This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

$1,000

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May 22, 2017

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

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May 26, 2017