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Scholarships

2018-19 scholarship bulletin

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

Soledad Fernandez Scholarship

Filipino descent (Full to 50% Filipino)

Cumulative GPA of B (3.0) or higher

Reside and attend high school in the SF Bay Area

If selected, attend an award ceremony and luncheon with scholarship benefactors

And the following year, attend the luncheon for the 2016 recipient

$5,000

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Mar. 25, 2019

Cabrillo Civic Club Undergraduate Scholarship

Applicants must be a graduating senior accepted into an associates or bachelors program.

Must be of Portuguese descent and a US citizen or permanent resident

Must have a total weighted GPA of 3.5

Must have participated in 3 or more extra-curricular activities

$500

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Mar. 15, 2019

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship

One of the many programs of the Federation is to offer college scholarships to further the education of students who achieve a total cumulative GPA (3 ½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements in either #1 or #2: 1) Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California, only where Branches of the Federation are established or 2) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established -membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for #2.

$400, amount increases with yearly renewal

Now

Mar. 15, 2019

National Peace Essay Contest

Grades 9-12 in any of the 50 states, or a citizen in U.S. territories.

$2,500

Now

Mar. 15, 2019

Gen Lloyd W. “Fig” Newton Chapter 2019/2012 Scholarship

Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2018-2019. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points

(3.0) on a four-point scale

$1,000 (2 awards)

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Mar. 15,

2019

Bio-Rad Scholarship Program

Must:

Be a graduating, college-bound senior from a high school

within a 50-mile radius of Bio-Rad’s Corporate offices in

Hercules

Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher

Have already been accepted at a 2- or 4-year college at the

time scholarships are awarded in April of each year

$1,000-$2,5000

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Mar. 16, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Beta Omega Chapter

This organization provides scholarships and grants to deserving Solano County students. Our chapter is seeking qualified African American female applicants with a 2.5 or above grade point average.

 

Please see Ms. Jeanty for application.

TBD

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Mar. 18, 2019

Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) program

  • Be a current high school senior
  • Intend to be enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year BA/BS program in the US (excluding territories) or Canada in Fall 2019
  • Intend to be enrolled at a university in a computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related area department for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in and motivation for studying computer science.
  • Be able to attend every day of CSSI

 

$10,000

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March 18, 2019

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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Mar. 21, 2019

The Anita Baskervill-Harris Scholarship

The Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the Bay Area counties listed below.

 

2. The Applicant must reside in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San

 Francisco, Solano, or in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, in Northern California.

 

3. Applicant shall participate in an in-person, face-to-face interview. No electronic interviews will be accepted, including but not limited to: FaceTime, Skype, or conference calls.

 

4. Scholarship viability will be based on high school records showing a minimum GPA of 3.0. If you submit an application with a GPA lower than a 3.0 you must also submit a statement that explains the mitigating circumstances that caused your GPA to fall below a 3.0. (Physical education, dance, typing, home economics and other non- academic courses will not be included in the GPA calculation).

 

5. Economic need is based on family size and income.

 

6. Please submit the following: A personal statement describing who you are and evidence of your achievements not reflected in other parts of your attached application. The personal statement must also explain how and why the events described, have shaped your attitude, focus, and most of all, your intellectual vitality. Essay must be at least 300-500 words, 1-3 pages, typed and double-spaced.

$500- $1,000

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Mar. 22, 2019

Golden Sorors Scholarship Award

1. The Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the Bay Area counties listed: Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Solano or the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, in Northern California.

2. Applicant shall participate in an in-person, face-to-face interview. No electronic interviews will be accepted, including but not limited to: FaceTime, Skype, or conference calls.

3. Scholarship viability will be based on high school records showing a minimum GPA of 2.5.

4. Economic need is based on family size and income.

5. Please submit the following: A personal statement describing who you are and evidence of your achievements not reflected in other parts of your attached application. The personal statement must also explain how and why the events described, have shaped your attitude, focus, and most of all, your intellectual vitality. Essay must be at least 300 – 500 words, 1 – 3 pages, typed and doubled-space.

$500-$2,000

 

Mar. 22, 2019

Asian Pacific State Employees Association Foundation Scholarship

What Scholarships are available? Scholarships are designated for students who meet specific criteria including:

--Scholarships for students involved in the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) community through school, family, work, or service

-- Scholarships for low-income students, or students in need

--Scholarships for vocational school students

 

Applicants MUST:

 Be currently enrolled as a high school senior in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or above);

 Reside and attend school in one the following six counties: (1) Sacramento, (2) San Joaquin, (3) Solano, (4) Sutter, (5) Yolo, (6) Yuba; and

 Attend a four year university/college, community college, or vocational school in the 2019-2020 academic year.

TBD

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Mar. 22, 2019

2019 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 2019 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 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
  • The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS

 

$2,500 (20 awards)

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Mar. 27, 2019

2019 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program

 

  • High school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Washington.
  • Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or Community College in the state of California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must provide college acceptance letter for verification)
  • A minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
  • A household income at or below the Low Income Level (if selected, must provide 2017 or 2018 tax return for verification)
  • Open to ALL MAJORS and there is no ethnicity requirement
  • Employees of Cathay Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible

$1,000 (20)

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Mar. 27, 2019

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 2019
  • Able to attend 2019 CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, June 5 – 7, Houston, TX

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. 29, 2019

African American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) Scholarship 2019

  • A cumulative CPA of 2.75 or higher  (copy of a current official transcript required)
  • Proof of enrollment into a community or 4-year college/university
  • Two (2) current letters of recommendation from persons familiar with applicant’s academic achievements, educational goals, and career objectives (e.g., teacher/professor, counselor, mentor, etc.).
  • A brief statement (one page limit) written by the applicant that states academic and career objectives.

TBD

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Mar. 29, 2019

Head Start Scholarship

Any Head start graduate planning to enroll; in a four-year college, community college, technical or vocational school is eligible for consideration.

Please see Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$500

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Mar. 29, 2019

The Gladys Carol Scholarship Program, Inc.

  1.    Applicant must be enrolled full time as defined through credit hours at their institution.

       2.    Applicant must be majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field.

       3.    Applicant must have a minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

       4.    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, or a permanent resident with a permanent resident ID card or a current passport.

Up to $5,000 renewable!

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Mar. 30, 2019

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, 2019

Hearthstone Housing Foundation

Scholarship Fund

- Be from a low-income household *

- Be 15-25 years of age

- Tell us about how pursuing higher education will help you to achieve your personal and professional goals

- Be a full-time student **

- Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for current high school students or a 2.75 GPA for current college students

- Tell us what sets you apart!

- Live in a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property OR reside in a county where a Hearthstone property is located. See eligible counties

- Be motivated to make positive change in your community

$500- $5,000

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Mar. 31, 2019

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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Mar. 31, 2019

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  Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$2,000(x2)

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Mar. 31, 2019

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, 2019

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.

$2,000

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Mar. 31, 2019

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

March

TBD

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. 1, 2019

Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) 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 minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the underserved community
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming 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. 1, 2019

Herbert Lehman Education Fund

·  U.S. Citizenship;

·  Must be a graduating high school senior, first-year student in an accredited four-year college, or a student transferring into an accredited four-year college;

·  Demonstrated financial need - must have a combined family income of $65,000 or less;

·  Record of academic achievement; and

· Demonstrated commitment to public service.

 

$2,000 a year (x4 years)

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Apr. 1, 2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$1,500 (1)

$1,000 (1)

$500 (2)

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Apr. 3, 2019

Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Toyota/Steve Young Scholar Athlete

This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female college--bound high school senior ($2,500 each), whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others.

YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY EMAIL. HOWEVER DUE TO RESTRICITIONS BY MANY SCHOOLS TRANSCRIPTS MAY HAVE TO MAILED.

PLEASE SEE Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$2,500

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Apr. 5, 2019

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship

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

$1,500

Feb. 1

Apr. 7, 2019

CLBC Scholarship Program

Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible.

Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be considered for this scholarship.

Varies

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April 8, 2019

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. 8, 2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$1,000

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Apr. 10, 2019

Lewis Howard Latimer Scholarship

•Academic good standing (GPA minimum 2.5)

•African American senior, full-time status in an accredited high school

•Declared intention to enroll in:                                              

1)      Four-year accredited college         

2)      Two-year community college                                        

3)      Accredited business school (for business school, major must be in Computer Science or related to the Telecommunications industry)

$800-$2,000

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Apr. 15, 2019

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

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Apr 12, 2019

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.

Varies

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Apr. 15,

2019

VIETNAMESE PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATON OF NORCAL

The applicant must:

1. Be of Vietnamese descent

 2. Be a high school senior currently living in Northern California

 3. Be attending college in the summer or fall of 2018

4. Have an un-weighted GPA of 3.6 or greater

5. Submit the following documents: A completed three-part application (one page application, one page list of extracurricular activities and awards/achievements, and one page personal essay), an official high school transcript a copy of the official SAT or ACT scores (may print from the official website), two letters of recommendation from teachers, advisors, or individuals who are familiar with the applicant’s academic work and other attributes a copy of parents’ most recent income tax return (2016) or other means of determining your family’s income. In addition to the requirements mentioned above, the Scholarship Committee will take into consideration the following: Level of financial need, quality of your essay, extent of extra-curricular activities & community involvement, interpersonal communication skills (finalists may be selected for a phone interview)

$1,500 (Multiple Awards)

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Apr.15, 2019

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, 2019

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 2017-2018 academic year and intend to enroll as a full-time college student in the 2019 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.

Up to $1,000

Varies

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Apr. 15, 2019

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. 16, 2019

 National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarship

NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism.

$2,500

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Apr. 16,  2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$1,0000

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Apr. 18, 2019

USTA NorCal Diversity Committee College Scholarships

· Must be a high school senior

· Must be already accepted to college/university

· Must be USTA member

· Essay detailing individual's participation in tennis. The essay should explain how the applicant's participation relates to the life of and values embodied by Arthur Ashe, Michael Chang, Pancho Gonzalez or Althea Gibson

· TWO letters of recommendation from persons other than parents or relatives

· Most recent tennis record

· High School transcript/academic records

· Current photograph

· Letter of intent and/or acceptance, or current transcripts from prospective or current college or university

· FAFSA Application.

· Additional supporting materials, including letters, publicity, awards, etc. are welcome and encouraged

· Attach cover sheet

TBD

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Apr. 19, 2019

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 2019.

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 2019-2020 school year.

Please See Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$1,000

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Apr. 24, 2019

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. 25, 2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

TBD

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Apr 30, 2019

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Scholarship

  • Applicant must be under the age of 21 prior to the application due date;
  • Applicant must be actively pursuing post-secondary education;
  • Applicant must be homeless or have been homeless at any time during their school attendance. Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act (see below).

According to the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act, a person is considered homeless who “lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.” This includes people living in shelters, cars, motels/hotels, campgrounds, or places not meant for human habitation. The definition includes children and youth who are living with friends or relatives temporarily (doubled-up or sharing the housing of others) because they lack permanent housing

 

$2,000

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Apr. 30, 2019

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. 30, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$500 (2 awards)

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Apr. 30, 2019

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, 2019

Apr. 30, 2019

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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Apr. 30, 2019

CAAA Leadership Scholarship

FOR Students Attending UC Davis

  • First year — minimum GPA of 3.5 (UC GPA)
  • Applicant plans to enter UC Davis for Fall 2019 from a high school or community college in California, Oregon or Washington (transfers from UC or CSU are not eligible).
  • Applicant demonstrates leadership in extracurricular activities, community activities, employment or personal situations (Thoroughly complete Section V of the UC application).
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident (*USC/LPR/or AB 540 eligible)
  • If selected for an interview, applicant must be available on date set by local alumni committee.
  • Applicant must be admitted and returned their Student Intent to Register (SIR) by interview date.

$1,000 - $4,000

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May 1, 2019

PONY Baseball and Softball Alumni Scholarship

In order to be considered for a scholarship a PONY baseball or softball player must play on a PONY affiliated Pony, Colt and/or Palomino team for at least two years prior to application and be a senior in high school.

TBD

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May 1, 2019

Cal Rest Foundation (CRAF) Scholarship

To qualify for a CRAF scholarship, the applicant must:

  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • be a California resident (except Galardi Group, Inc. scholarship), although students may attend an out-of-state school
  • be enrolled in or will be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours at an accredited foodservice related postsecondary two consecutive semesters or terms
  • have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
  • be in good standing with the school for the second half of the award
  • 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 submit copies of a W-2.

$2,000-$4,000

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May 3, 2019

Jeanne R. Favaro Scholarship

Must be a current member of a swim team at a high school in the city of Vallejo. Or Be in good standing, member of the Vallejo aquatic club (VJO)..

Up to $2,000

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May 10, 2019

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 Counseling Lobby Turnstile for Application

$500

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May 11, 2019

Kids Chance of California

Applicant must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old

• Applicant must be the child or legal dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a California employer.

• Student applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a legal resident of California.

• Applicant must be able to demonstrate fnancial need.

• Applicant must be enrolled, accepted or applying for acceptance as a full-time or part-time student at a university, college or technical school.

• Academic achievement, aptitude and community service of the applicant are considered.

 

$1,000 - $10,000

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May 15, 2019

Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

 

** Open to ALL Students Attending a CSU!!!**

One fellowship of $1,400 will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • Applicants must be in good standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must be a CSU graduate student in the areas of public policy, American history, economics, library science, archival management, or government during the academic year.
  • The award must be used to pursue research projects within the Dumke Collection or other collections housed within the CSU archives at CSU Dominguez Hills, the Center for California Studies at CSU Sacramento, or other special collections within the CSU system. Information about the CSU Special Collections can be found at Grad Programs and this link.

 

$1,400

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May 17, 2019

Howard C. Christiansen Endowed Scholarship

 

** Open to ALL Students Attending a CSU!!!**

 

Three (3) $6,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must:

  • Demonstrate superior academic performance with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be in good academic standing.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time equivalent undergraduate or graduate student in any major field at a CSU campus and remain a CSU full-time equivalent student during the academic year.
  • Submit a brief Personal Statement describing the student’s 1) Background, 2) Challenges they have encountered, 3) Personal achievements, 4) Educational pursuits, 5) Community service, reflecting a commitment to education and to the community, 6) Goals and aspirations for the future
  • Submit two (2) letters of reference from individuals, such as teachers/professors, counselors, or community leaders, who can attest to the candidate’s meritorious performance and personal strengths and assess the nominee’s potential for success. One of the letters of reference must be from an academic instructor.

$6,000 (3)

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May 17, 2019

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.Official Website

Varies

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May 17, 2019

Sutter Delta Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship

1. Student must be accepted into an education based program in the medical field (e.g. x-ray technician, RN program, etc.)

2. Student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above.

3. Student must be a senior graduating in June of 2019 or attending college in pursuit of a medical career.

4. Student must be given points for volunteering in the community. (written proof of hours must be provided).

5. Student needs to include one teacher or administrator letter of recommendation.

6. Student submits a 500 word essay answering the question on how they feel they could make a difference in the medical field.

$1,000

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May 24, 2019

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 24, 2019

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (JCCNC) Scholarship

  • US citizen with a Japanese ancestry/legal Japanese residents of theUnited States
  • Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Will enter an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking freshman in the fall of 2019.
  • Have demonstrated academic interests in the study of fields of US Japan relations.

$3,000 (2)

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May 24, 2019

100 Black Men of the Bay Area Scholarship

To qualify for a scholarship, a student must be a senior enrolled in a Bay Area school for at least two years of high school or currently enrolled in college or a university. Additional requirements are as follows:

High school students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 during grades 10 through 12; and demonstrate promise of continued academic achievement.

College students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.7 during their college tenure. All candidates must also document a need for scholarship assistance.

A minimum of 16 hours of documented community service per academic year (4 hours per quarter or 8 hours per semester).

One scholarship only will be awarded annually to a member of the same family.

No more than four (4) scholarship awards will be made to members of the same family in any five-year period.

Please note that applicants must also apply to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA and have received back an Expected Family Contribution Score (EFC Score) in their Student Aid Report (SAR). This score is critical for determining your economic need. Students can start an application process at FAFSA. Please be aware that FAFSA may require several weeks to process your application.

Official Website

TBD

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May 31, 2019

Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA)

KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential. Applicants must be a permanent resident and attend high school or college in Northern California. You may be required to show proof (e.g., high school transcript) that you are a Northern California resident. Out of State resident students are ineligible to apply. Applicants must attend an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2016.

FAQ

Varies ($2,000-$4,000)

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May 31, 2019

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

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May 31, 2019

Julia I Carrington Foundation: Education Scholarship Program

1. Graduated from a high school in Solano County.

2. Be an undergraduate desiring to obtain a career in the agricultural field.

3. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

$10,000

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June 1, 2019

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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June 17,  2019

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

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June 19, 2019

Recovery Village Scholarship

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
  • Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply

 

$1,000

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June 30, 2019

CAC EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

FOR JUNIORS 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

Mar. 1, 2019

June 30, 2019