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

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

Now

Apr. 26, 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

Now

Apr. 27, 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

Vallejo School Managers Association (VSMA)

To be eligible for a VSMA scholarship, a candidate must be a high school senior in good standing, attending a Vallejo City Unified School District public school, with a grade point average of at least 3.0 for all high school work completed and must be available for a scheduled, personal interview.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$250

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

Now

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

Now

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

Now

Apr. 30, 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

Now

Apr. 30, 2017

Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund

High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools

US citizen or Permanent Resident

25 years old or younger

Minimum 2.0 GPA

Varies

Apr. 1, 2017

Apr. 30, 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.

 

You will be applying through the Sean Carter Foundation! Please let Ms. Jeanty know when you finish!

$2,500 (for 4 students)

Now

April 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

Now

May 1, 2017

Vallejo Chamber of Commerce Merchants Hall of Fame Scholarship

Must be a graduating senior. Committee is looking for students who are planning on entering business/trade school leading to the business world and venture to become community leaders.

 

Please See Ms. Jeanty for application.

$500 (2 awards)

Now

May 5, 2017

GJEL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

To be considered for the Community Involvement Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

– Must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, community college, or junior college.

– Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher

– Have participated in some sort of volunteer service or community program within the past 12 months (letter of recommendation required)

 

$2,500

Now

May 5, 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

Now

May 8, 2017

Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarship Fund

This year our brotherhood will award several scholarships to outstanding Latino students graduating from high school with plans to attend any 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning. Applicants will be judged on their contributions to the aforementioned guiding principles of our organization: academic excellence, community service, and cultural awareness. Financial need will be taken into account, along with many other important factors. The scholarship will not be disbursed until Los Hermanos de Stanford receives proof of enrollment. Attending Stanford University is NOT a requirement. Applicants of any gender and undocumented students are eligible for this award. Applicants attending school outside of California are eligible to apply.

$500- $1,000

Now

May 12, 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

Now

May 13, 2017

Filipino Community of Solano County, Inc.

Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or above. Must be a student in Solano County. Must be of Filipino descent. When submitting application, 2 letters of recommendation and a typed 1 page essay about future goals must be provided.

Please see Ms. Jeanty for application.

TBD

Now

May 19, 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)

Now

May 19, 2017

Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award

1. Applicant must be a senior in high school.

2. Applicant must be a United States Citizen.

3. Applicant must be of good character.

4. Applicant must have a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher.

5. A current high school transcript must be submitted with the application.

 

A current picture. PICTURE MUST BE A SENIOR PICTURE. DO NOT SEND A PICTURE OF YOU AND ANOTHER PERSON. IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. NO PHOTO COPIES. NO FAXED PHOTOS. Pictures will NOT be returned.

 

6. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice.

7. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award.

 

8. ESSAY MUST BE AT LEAST 500 WORDS AND TYPED. HANDWRITTEN WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. In your own words, please state the course of study you plan to pursue and your general outlook as to future endeavors. Include community service you are involved in.

Varies

Now

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

Now

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

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

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

Automotive Scholarship

AB540 Friendly :)

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

 

Now

June 30, 2017