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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!

English Success

Math Success

 

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Scholarships

18-19 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

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All Year

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

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Oct. 26, 2018

National Security Language Initiative Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizen
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • 15-18 years of age at start of program
    • For 2019 summer programs: birthdate between July 10, 2000 and June 10, 2004
    • For 2019-2020 academic year programs: birthdate between August 30, 2000 and June 30, 2004
  • Enrolled in high school (grades 9-12, including home school) at the time of application
  • Not an immediate family member of an employee of the U.S. Department of State who works in the Youth Programs Division of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs or an employee at a NSLI-Y administering organization whose duties involve the NSLI-Y program
  • Previous NSLI-Y summer program participants or alumni of ECA-funded short-term programs are only eligible to apply for a NSLI-Y academic year program.

TBD

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Oct. 30, 2018

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship

– 3.3 Minimum GPA To Apply

 

– Must Be A High School Senior Applying To College Or Currently Attending College

 

– Must Have An Interest In Environmentalism Or Sustainability

$1,000

Sept. 1

Oct. 31, 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

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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!

$2,000

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Oct. 31, 2018

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

 

Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees; and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. Please note: must maintain a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale after your freshman year, if selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study.

Up to $30,000

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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Early deadline: Nov.1, 2018

 

Final: Jan 9, 2019

Be the Whale Art Scholarship

2D artwork (Dimensions of original: min = 8x10, max = 18x24)

 ***NO 3D or digital artwork. (***Adhere to ALL copyright rules!)

$1,000

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Nov. 2, 2018

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

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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.

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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.

$5,000

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Nov. 8, 2018

Student Photography Scholarship

High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class, or a College or technical school. Students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school.

$2,500

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Nov. 11, 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.

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Nov. 15, 2018

Maryknnoll Scholarship

Students in grades 6-8 (Division I) and grades 9-12 (Division II) qualify.

Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student.

Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible.

$1,000

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Nov. 16, 2018

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

At a minimum, applicants must:

*Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2018

*Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2017

*Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above

SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 (based on the old SAT scores) or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above

*Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant

$40,000 for 4 years of Undergrad.

Up to $50,000 for Graduate

Sept 6.

Nov. 20, 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

$5,000

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Nov. 30, 2018

Stanislaus State Promise Scholars for Foster Youth

  • Must be a former foster youth between ages of 17-23
  • Must qualify for admission to CSU Stanislaus
  • Must qualify for admissions to the Educational Opportunity Program of CSU Stanislaus
  • FAFSA must be completed
  • Must be qualified for "Independent" student status under federal financial aid guidelines.

 

TBD

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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

Varies

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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.

$10,000

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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

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Nov. 30, 2018

Chinese American Association of Solano County

(CAASC) Scholarship

Applicant Eligibility: Open to all full time students meeting the requirements below.

 

       1) Must be a high school senior or community college student in Solano County or a resident of Solano County attending a community college.

       2) The applicant must possess a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 weighed.

       3) Three letters of recommendation must accompany the application from separate individuals, none of whom are related to the applicant.

      4) Past recipients of the CAASC scholarship are not eligible.

Please See Ms. Jeanty for Scholarship

TBA

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Dec. 1, 2018

Dell Scholars Program

-Participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program (Upward Bound) in grades 11 and 12

-Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year

-Earning a minimum of a 2.4 GPA

-Demonstrated need for financial assistance

-Eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in first year of college

-Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school

$20,000

Nov. 1

Dec. 1, 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.

$1,000

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Dec. 1, 2018

Boston University Trustee Scholarship

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

Full Ride

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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!

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Dec. 1, 2018

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Applicants to the Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities must:

-Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)

-Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent

-Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

$2,500

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Dec. 6, 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.

$1,000

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Application Deadline:

Dec. 7, 2018

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete

- High school senior

- Plan to attend college in the Fall of 2016.

- School sports intramurals, martial arts, etc.)

- Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade

- Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident

$20,000 optional additional $5,000

Sept 25, 2018

Nomination period ends:

Dec. 7, 2018

Application Deadline:

Dec. 14 2018

Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (weighted).
  • Are planning to pursue an education and career in an approved human healthcare field.
  • Reside in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area and attend an eligible high school.
  • Plan to enroll at a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree or certificate-seeking the first-year student in fall 2018. (Note: Scholarships are not payable to for-profit institutions.)

$2,000-$10,000

Open

Registration period ends:

Dec. 8, 2018

Application Deadline:

Dec. 15 2018

CAP Bay Area

Graduating high school class of 2018

4-year college bound

Low-income: estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below $5,000

Bay Area resident (all 9 counties - Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma)

Up to $5,000

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December 11, 2018

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The AXA Achievements Scholarship offers college scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!

$10,000 - $20,000

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Dec. 14, 2018

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.

$750

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Dec.15, 2018

Burger King Scholars Program

High school seniors are invited to apply for the Burger King Scholars program if they live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico; have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent; and plan to enroll full-time in 2016-17 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

$1,000- $50,000

Open Oct. 15, 2018

Dec. 15, 2018

Civil Rights Defense Scholarship

AB540 Friendly :)

Freshman-Seniors in High school may apply by responding to an essay

$100 - $1,000

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Dec. 31, 2018

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools. Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.

Essays must be the original work of the student.

John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.

Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956, the publication date of Profiles in Courage.  The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Information and Topic Guidelines and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.

Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. 

Essays must have a minimum of five sources.

First-place winner receives $10,000 comprised of a $5,000 cash award and $5,000 from John Hancock. The second-place winner receives $1,000. Up to five finalists receive $500 each.

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Jan. 18, 2019

GE Regan Foundation Scholarship Program

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

~demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); demonstrate financial need; be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

$10,000 a year up to 4 years

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Jan. 4, 2019

Diller Family Foundation – Tikkum Olam Awards

Requirements:

  • Aged 13-19 on January 8, 2018
  • Serving in a leadership role on a project/initiative aimed at repairing the world
  • Self-identify as Jewish
  • Volunteering without any compensation
  • Residents of the United States

Note: Teens are not eligible for the Award if they have a sibling who has received a Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award in the preceding five years.

TBD

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Jan. 8, 2019

Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship Foundation General Scholarship

The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school and college students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year. There are multiple scholarship opportunities that vary in award amount, number of years, field of study, location, and more

$2,500 - $15,000

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Jan. 10, 2019

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA MAPS SCHOLARSHIP

The Mentored Access to Programs in Science (MAPS) Scholarship is a four-year, full tuition scholarship for students from low income backgrounds who intend to major in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. MAPS participants receive full- tuition scholarship, first year science residence hall, career guidance, math and science tutoring and research opportunities.

-Have financial need as demonstrated in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This normally means students must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant

-Be taking or have taken pre-calculus or an equivalent class in high school. Preference is given to students who are taking or who have taken Calculus

-Plan on having a career within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields

Be a US citizen or permanent resident

Full Tuition

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Jan. 15, 2019