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  • Open Scholarships for CHS Students

    by B.Anumu


    Open Scholarships for CHS Students

    Updated:  1/22/15 (new ones in Bold)

    Scholarships come in throughout the year.  Check this list frequently for updates. Hard copies are in the scholarship binder in the counseling office.  When you apply to colleges, check their sites or financial aid office for scholarships they may have for prospective students!  In addition, some good scholarship sites are:www.scholarshipsacramento.com; www.fastweb.com;  www.studentscholarships.org; www.scholarships.com; www.tuitionfundingsources.com. 

     

    Deadline

    Name

    Grade

     Level

    Criteria

    1/31/15

    Bank of America Student Leaders Program

    8 wk paid internship and trip to Wash. DC for Student Leaders Summit

    11&12

    For juniors and seniors who are student leaders and involved in community service.  Apply at:

    www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders.

    2/5/15

    Schwab Rosenhouse Scholarships

    *Local*

    $1000- $5000/yr; renewable

    12

    Must reside in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, or Yolo county. Min. 3.0 GPA.  Based on academics, service, and activities.  Must be planning to attend 4 yr, 2 yr. or tech school within 100 miles of Sac. Courthouse.  Apply at:

    jewishsac.org/schwabrosenhousescholarships.  

    2/13/15

    Sacramento Chapter of the Links, Inc.

    $1000-$2000 (4 scholarships)

    *local*

    12

    -Must be African American

    -Live in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo or El Dorado County

    -Min. GPA 2.5 for 1; 3.0 for the other 3

    -One page essay on your plan for achieving educational & career goals. 

    Apply at: sacramentolinksinc.org  or pick up a hard copy in the Counseling office Scholarship Binder.

    2/14/15

    Active 20-30 Club of Greater Sacramento Community Service Scholarship Program

    2-$1000; 3-$500

    *local*

    12 female

    Community service/volunteer experience

    Min. 3.0 GPA

    Plan to attend 2 or 4 year college/university

    Must reside in Sacramento area

    Apply at www.sacwomens2030.org or pick up a packet from the Scholarship binder in the Counseling office.

    2/15/15

    AMDA Auditions/Scholarships

    12

    The American Musical and Dramatic Academy has auditions in Sacramento 2/15 and scholarships available for accepted students.  Go to: www.amda.edu for information or fill out a contact card in the Counseling office.

    2/20/15

    Martin Luther King Scholarship Contest

    1-$1000/ 10-$100

    6-12

    Video contest for grades 6-12 to create a 1-5 min. video regarding what you want to contribute to the world.  Go to:  http://edugui.de/drummajorchallenge for more info.

    2/27/15

    Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

    50 awards: up to $25,000

    12

    Need financial assistance for college

    Planning to enroll in 4 yr. college/university

    Planning to study engineering, technology, design, or business, with interest in automotive industry. 

    Apply at: www.buickachievers.com. 

    h3/1/15

    Inspire Pre-College Program Scholarship

    (3 week program in Wash. DC July 5-25)

    11, 12

    Full scholarship for a 3 wk. program at George Washington U. in Wash. D.C. for Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian students.  Apply or get more info. at: Inspire.naplp.gwu.edu. 

    3/6/15

    Folsom Lake College Foundation Scholarship

    6-$600

    *local*

    12

    Must be planning to attend FLCC!

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Demonstrate financial need

    Based on community service, work experience or participation in clubs/activities.

    Applications in Scholarship Binder in Counseling office under “F”. 

    3/6/15

    Folsom Lake College Foundation “Style Magazine-Small Business” Scholarship

    1 or more of $500

    *local*

    12

    Must be planning to attend FLCC!

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Demonstrate financial need

    Based on community service, work experience, or participation in clubs/activities. Applications in Scholarship binder in Counseling office under “F”.

    3/7/15

    Sacramento Area Black Caucus, Inc. Rosenwald “Robbie” Robertson Scholarships (1 male, 1 female)

    $500   *local*

    12 or current college

    Students who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, and service to the African American community.

    Essay

    Must be planning to go to college or university.

    Email: sblackcaucus4@gmail.com or pick up application from Scholarship Binder in the Counseling office.

    3/11/15

    Physicians for Social Responsibility Sacramento Chapter Scholarships

    *local*

    12 awards: $250-$3000

    12

    Must reside in Sacramento area

    500 word essay on “The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded.”

    Apply on-line at: www.sacpsr.org. or pick up a packet from the Scholarship Binder in the Counseling office. 

    3/15/15

    Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship Program

    Up to 18 awards:$1000-$4000 *local*

    12

    US Citizen

    Planning to go to community or 4 yr college

    Planning to pursue Engineering or related tech degree(architecture, math, physics, earth sciences).

    JROTC students get points but JROTC participation is not required.

    See SAME link below (on website) or pick up packet from Scholarship Binder in Counseling.

    3/15/15

    Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund Scholarships

    Up to $2000

    Multiple scholarships to be awarded

    12

    At least one parent must be born in Vietnam, Laos, or Cambodia. 

    Northern CA residents

    Planning to attend college or voc/tech school

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Apply online at:  www.nsrcfund.org or pick up a hard copy application from Scholarship Binder in Counseling office.

    3/15/15

    Italian Catholic Federation scholarships

    $400-

    12

    Must be of Italian ancestry and a Roman Catholic.  Min. GPA 3.2.  Apply at: www.icf.org.

    3/31/15

    Sacramento County LGBT Caucus Scholarships

    $250 & up

    *local*

    12

    For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender students.

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Must be planning to enroll in a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college or trade school

    Essay

    Applications from: kearnb@saccounty.net or pick up a hard copy in the Scholarship Binder in the Counseling office.

    3/31/15

    Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society

    5-$500; 1-$1000

    12

    Must reside in northern CA

    Portuguese ancestry

    Min. GPA 3.0

    300 word essay

    Applications are in the Scholarship Binder in the Counseling office

    3/31/15

    Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund

    14- $2500 awards

    12 or 1st year college

    US citizen of Taiwanese descent

    Plan to attend a university or college

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Be low income

    Apply at: www.TAScholarshipFund.org.

    Pick up flyer in Scholarship Binder.

    3/31/15

    Chen Foundation Scholarship Program

    10-$2000 awards

    12

    Planning to attend a CSU or CA community college

    Min. 3.0 GPA

    Low income

    Open to all ethnicities and majors! 

    Apply at: www.apcf.org. 

    Pick up flyer from Scholarship Binder.

    4/1/15

    Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Local 522 Scholarships *local*

    $500

    12

    2 scholarships for children of Local 522 members and 2 scholarships for students.

    Essay contest

    Applications in the Scholarship Binder in the Counseling office

    4/7/15

    Coach Jones Scholarship

    2-$1000 

    CHS students only!

    12

    Planning to go to college or university

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Leadership and Public Service

    Must have participated in a CHS sport! 

    Verification of income/financial need

    Pick up and return applications to Counseling office. 

    6/30/15

    Education for Success $1000 scholarship

    *local*

    12

    Be currently or previously involved in Sac. County’s juvenile justice system or probation.  Planning to enroll in college or vocational program after high school.  Applications in the Scholarship Binder in CHS counseling office.

    7/1/15

    College Sports Recruiting Scholarship

    1-5 awards of $1000

    12

    Current or former student athletes

    Must be planning to attend college or university

    Essay about being a leader

    Apply at: http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm

    Deadlines vary

    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM)

    Scholarships

    12

    FIDM offers many full and partial scholarships for students who apply there.  Go to their website at: fidm.edu/go/fidmscholarships for details. 

     

     

     
     
     
     

     


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