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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 

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



2018-2019 Scholarships

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







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.



All Year

Flosum Scholarship

1. The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States;

2. Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship;

3. Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.



Dec.15, 2018

Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship

Graduating senior, commitment to community service, GPA 2.8+, leadership in school activities, commitment to and involvement in their community service, attending college in the fall. If you meet these requirements, speak with Ms. Jeanty for a nomination.



Nomination period ends:

Sept. 6, 2018

Application Deadline:

Nov. 30, 2018

Sinkler Miller Medical Association Scholarship

This scholarship will provide awards to students for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. We will select the most qualified candidates who are high school seniors, or those attending medical and nursing school for these awards. High school seniors are eligible for $1,000 scholarships, nursing and post-baccalaureate students for $1,500 scholarships and medical students for $3,000 to $5,000 scholarships.



Sept. 14, 2018

CIF Fall Athletes Scholarships

Winners will be selected based on demonstrated principles of good sportsmanship, school and community service, and leadership.

Each CIF member school may nominate one male senior and one female senior student-athlete during each season of sport who demonstrates exemplary sportsmanship, school/community service, and leadership. Nominations must be submitted during the season of sport for which the student-athlete competes in a CIF-approved sport. (Consult the CIF State web site at for a complete list of approved sports or to download the application). Nominations must be post marked by the deadline date. Nominations may only be sent via USPS mail.

$500- $1,000


Sept. 24, 2018

Questbridge National College Match

The application is for High School seniors in the top 5-10% of the class. Students must come from households making less than $60,000, and qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Admission and Full 4-year scholarships.


Sep. 27, 2018

Shout it Out Scholarship

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application. Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Respond to an essay prompt.


*Undergrad Students Can Apply!



Sep. 30, 2018

Beauty & Wellness Scholarship for Women

To be considered eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must meet the requirements below.  The award is intended to help students who are enrolled  (or plan to be enrolled) as undergraduate or graduate college students studying in the United States. The scholarship winner will be asked to provide proof of current/future college enrollment. Recent college graduates, high school juniors, and doctoral candidates are not eligible to apply.


-Must be a graduating high school senior (in final semester) or current college undergraduate or graduate student studying at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.

-Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident

-Must be a woman.

-All majors are encouraged to apply.

-All GPAs will be considered.



Sep. 30, 2018

Create Real Impact Scholarship

Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.



Oct. 1, 2018

United States Senate Youth Program

High school junior or seniors interested in public service, leadership and currently serving in an elected or selected capacity in student government, civic or educational organization. Must be a permanent resident of the U.S. and currently enrolled in a secondary school located in the state in which either one of his or her parents or guardians legally resides.



Oct. 5, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

The online application is available until October 2nd, and will be open to students graduating high school in the spring/summer of the following year who maintain an unweighted 3.0 GPA or higher. Students can apply to various award categories.



Oct. 15, 2018

Haz La U (Make the U) The Hispanic Scholarship Fund

High school student of Hispanic heritage. US Citizen or legal permanent resident

- Academic excellence

- Dedication to community service

- Demonstration of leadership in one’s community

$1,000 - $15,000


Oct. 15, 2018

Wendy's High School Heisman Award Program

Male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership. The first 25,000 students that complete an application will win a Wendy's Gift Card in amount $10.



Application due:

Oct. 17, 2018

Reviewer application approval due: Oct. 19, 2018

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

If you’re a student between the ages of 18-24, you can submit your One Of A Kind story to enter for the chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. You’ll be eligible to submit a video once you reach 50 votes.

Up to $100,000

August 14

Video Submission: Oct. 17, 2018

Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs

Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger program seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as critical financial need.

$2,500 - $20,000


Oct. 25, 2018

U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

Our Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors or current undergraduate college students enrolled by September 1, 2018, at an eligible two- or four-year college or university.  Submit online application & watch 8 modules. Winners will be selected at random.

5 prizes of $5,000


Oct. 26, 2018

Coca Cola Scholarship

3.0 end of Jr. year, high school senior in US, planning to pursue degree at accredited post-secondary institution

$1000 - $20,000


Oct. 31, 2018

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application. Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Respond to an essay prompt.

*Undergrad Students Can Apply!



Oct. 31, 2018

National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Scholarships

Academic scholarships are based on school and Scouting participation, academic performance, and financial need. Applicants must score a minimum 1800 SAT or 28 ACT to apply. These include a varying number of $5,000 NESA scholarships, and a varying number of $5,000 Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke scholarships. The Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke scholarships are awarded annually and include four $25,000 scholarships (payable at $6,250 per year) and one $48,000 scholarship (up to $12,000 payable for four years), plus a varying number of others.

$5,000 - $12,000 a year


Oct. 31, 2018

Mel C. Marshall Scholarship

Any high school senior or current college student who will be enrolling fulltime in an academic institution for the academic year beginning in the semester following the date of application. The student’s academic field must be related to the building, construction or PRECAST concrete industry (can include safety, accounting, IT, etc.) The applicant must be a California resident.

$500 a semester ($4,000 total)


Oct. 31, 2018

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

Must be 19 years of age or younger at time of application. Must be a student in grades nine through twelve, who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions, or in an overseas U.S. military/civilian dependent school. Foreign exchange students and previous Voice of Democracy first-place state winners are ineligible.Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. This award is for U.S. students.

1st Place= $30,000


Oct. 31, 2018

National Rice Month Scholarship

High school graduating Seniors in growing rice states (California, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Make U.S. rice production the main focus and interest.

$1,500 - $4,000


Oct. 31, 2018

Ron Brown Scholars Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.

$10,000 a year


Early deadline: Nov.1, 2018


Final: Jan 9, 2019

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

The National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) is “designed to increase women’s meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships and internships to high potential technically inclined young women.” High school women can apply for this scholarship by filling out an online application.

$500 and a Laptop


Nov. 5, 2018

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. State Honorees receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., for national recognition events.

$1,00 and a trip to Washington D.C.


Nov. 6, 2018

Good Tidings

Community Service Scholarship

The Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship was created in 1999 for High School Seniors who recognize the benefits of serving their community. Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors in the graduating class of 2016 based on greatest service and financial need. Twenty $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in the fall of 2018.



Nov. 8, 2018

Most Valuable Student:

Vacaville Elks Lodge #2638

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition.


Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

College students are not eligible to apply.

Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Male and female students compete separately.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.


Nov. 15, 2018

Education Matters Scholarship

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application. Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education



Nov. 30, 2018

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



Nov 30, 2018

2019 National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar Application

-The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

-The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.

-The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.

-The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.

-The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.

-The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Robert H. Goddard Memorial Scholarship, Olin E Teague Scholarship, Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.



Nov. 30, 2018

Sixt Scholars Program

*Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale

*Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2017/2018

*Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university

*First 500 valid applicants will be considered

Five $5,000


Nov. 30, 2018

Violet Richardson Award

Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteers in your community or school? Who sees challenges instead of obstacles? Hope instead of despair? If you are a young woman who believes in the power of volunteer action, then you may be eligible to win a Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award.



Dec. 1, 2018

Boston University Trustee Scholarship

Must attend Boston University; earn a four-year, full-tuition scholarship.

Full Ride


Dec. 1, 2018

Pacific Powell Scholarship

A cumulative high school GPA of 3.7 or higher (on an unweighted 4.00 scale)

Undertaken a rigorous academic curriculum - Honors, AP, and/or IB courses

Demonstrated superior leadership skills in two or more areas, including but not restricted to student government, community service, cultural groups, research or creative activities

Combined SAT Critical Reading and Math score of at least 1350 or ACT composite score of at least 30

$37,000 Renewable!


Dec. 1, 2018