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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!

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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:

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

Now

Apr. 19, 2019

Vallejo Rotary Club

Open to all seniors graduating from Vallejo High schools in June 2019.

Please See Counseling lobby turnstile for application.

Up to$5,000

Now

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

Now

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

Now

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

Now

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

Water and Education International Inc. (WEI) Scholarship

Must have acquired acceptance to and be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited post high school education program, which may include a college, university, business, technical or trade school for the Fall semester of 2019.

 

Please see the counseling lobby turnstile

 

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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

Now

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)

Now

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

Nathan Berhel 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 Counseling lobby turnstile know when you finish!

$2,500 (for 4 students)

Now

April 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

Now

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

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 Counseling lobby turnstile for application.

$500

Now

May 10, 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).

Please see counseling lobby turnstile for the application.

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

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 Counseling lobby turnstile for the application

$500.00

Now

May 15, 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 http://www.calstate.edu/gradprograms/libraries.shtml and http://www.calstate.edu/LS/spring05.pdf.

 

$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. https://www.blackpolice.org/

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

Jim Capoot Scholarship Opportunity

Are you a hardworking high school senior that will be headed to college or joining the service this year?

 

Requirement:

 

Write at least 3 paragraphs about why you deserve this scholarship. Let us know what you hope to do in the future. We would love a student who works hard, never gives up in school and/or sports.

 

  • Please include a copy of your acceptance letter or a letter from your military recruiter.

 

Please send letters to:

Mat Mustard VPOA

Attn: Jim Capoot Memorial Scholarship

PO Box 4218

Vallejo, CA 94590

$1,497 (3 awards)

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May 30, 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 www.fafsa.ed.gov. Please be aware that FAFSA may require several weeks to process your application.

http://100blackmenba.org/

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