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  • Open Scholarships for CHS Students

    by B.Anumu

     

    Updated:  3/26/15 (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

    3/27/15

    Don Nottoli Scholarship

    $2500-$5000

    *local*

    CHS students only!

    12

    Low income (verification i.e. W-2s)

    Min. GPA 3.0

    SAT/ACT scores

    Community service/Personal statement

    Application in Scholarship Binder under “D” or click on link below:

    3/30/15

    Northern CA Publishers and Authors (NCPA) College Scholarship

    *local*   $1000

    12

    College bound seniors in the Sacramento regional who want to pursue a career in writing/publishing, journalism or communications

    Essay or story

    Apply at: www.NorCalPA.org or pick up application from the Scholarship Binder under “N”. 

    3/31/15

    Eugene and Thora Chin Scholarship Fund

    $1000-$5000  *local*

    12

    Be of Asian/Pacific Islander heritage

    Plan to attend 2 or 4 yr. college

    Min. GPA 4.0

    Financial need

    Apply at: www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    H. Ernest& Helen L. Johnson Memorial Fund Scholarship

    $1000-$2000  *local*

    12

    Plan to attend 4 yr. university in CA

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Preference to students who have earned an outstanding award in Scouts, YMCA or athletics

    Financial need

    Apply at:  www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    Mark McCollum “Ride On” Scholarship

    $1000-$2000  *local*

    12

    Plan to pursue an engineering or construction degree at CSUS

    Min. GPA

    Apply at:  www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship

    $1000-$2000

    11

    US Resident or Citizen

    Must play a team sport

    Must be a junior this year!

    Based on mastery of sport, leadership, and sportsmanship.

    Apply at: www.positivecoach.org/scholarships. 

    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.

    3/31/15

    Walter & Mae Tyer Scholarship

    $1000-$5000 *local*

    12

    Plan to attend 2 or 4 yr. college or university

    Preference given to 1st generation college students

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Financial need

    Apply at: www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    Tim Sardelich Memorial Scholarship

    $500-$1000  *local*

    12

    Want to pursue degree in Architecture or civil engineering at a college or university

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Apply at: www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    Philip M. Dowd Memorial Scholarship

    $1000 or more  *local*

    12

    Pursuing a degree in Public Affairs/Admin. or Political Science & Govt. 

    Plan to attend 2 or 4 yr. college

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Apply at:  www.sacregcf.org. 

    3/31/15

    30 Seconds to College video contest

    $250-$1500 or car

     

    Age 16 on up

    Create and submit a 30 second video on 30 Seconds to College.  Go to:  icanaffordcollege.com for more information.

    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

    4/3/15

    Sacramento Chapter

    Japanese American Citizen League

    2015 Scholarship

    Several-up to $5000

    *local*

    12

    Must be a member or join JACL at: www.jacl.org. 

    Any ethnic background welcome

    Must be planning to attend college or university

    Application is in Scholarship Binder under “J” or can be downloaded at: https://www.facebook.com/sacjacl. 

    4/7/15

    SAME (Society of Military Engineers/US Air Force Academy/US Marine Corps Camp

    *local*

    10/11

    One week sponsored camp for students who excel in science, math and technology and want to pursue a career in Engineering or architecture.  Must be US citizen with a min. GPA of 3.5.  Apply at:  samecamps.org or contact Guy Graening at 916-853-5385 at the local SAME post.

    4/7/15

    Coach Jones Scholarship

    2-$1000 

    *local*  

    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. 

    4/10/15

    Folsom Lake Community Concert Assoc. (FLCCA) Scholarships (2)

    Up to $1000 *local*

    12

    Must attend CHS, FHS, Oak Ridge, Vista del Lago, or Ponderosa High

    College or university bound

    Involved in music, visual, or performing arts

    Apply at: http://www.flcca.org/pages/scholarships

    4/10/15

    Beat the Odds Scholarship

    $1000&$10000

    10

    For sophomores who have demonstrated significant academic achievement/low income/commitment to social justice/community. Apply at: www.cdfca.org.

    4/10/15

    Daniel Campbell Ford Scholarship *local*

    2-$1000

    12

    One scholarship for Rancho Cordova and one for Folsom. 

    Must be planning to attend 2 or 4 year college/university. 

    Essay about a person that made a sacrifice to help you.

    Apply at www.DanielCampbellFord.com or pick up an application from the Scholarship Binder under “D”. 

    4/13/15

    Community Pride Scholarship

    $500 *local*

    12

    Must live in Rancho Cordova

    Min. GPA 3.

    Applied for college, university or tech school

    Good citizen and service

    Pick up application from Scholarship Binder under “C” or

    Apply at: scholarship.cityofranchocordova.org

    4/13/15

    Raymond Nelson Scholarship Fund *local*  $1000

    12

    Planning to pursue a business related degree at a UC, CSU or university in northern CA. 

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Apply at www.sacregcf.org. 

    4/13/15

    Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship

    $1000-$3000 *local*

    12

    Have a parent who is ill with a terminal illness, or have lost a parent to disease during high school.

    Min. GPA 2.5

    Apply at: www.sacregcf.org. 

    4/15/15

    Sacramento County African American Caucus Scholarships

     (Several)$500 *local*

    12

    Planning to attend 2 or 4 year college/university

    Min. GPA 2.5

    500 word essay: choice of 5 topics

    Applications in Scholarship Binder under “A”

    4/15/15

    (new deadline)

    SSWC (Sacramento Suburban Writers Club)College Scholarship Writing Competition *local*

    12

    900-1100 word story & answer 5 questions

    Interested in writing, journalism, communications

    Apply at: www.sactowriters.org/scholarship or pick up packet from Scholarship Binder.

    4/17/15

    LegiSchool Project’s 2015 Real World Civics Summer Internship Program

    $350 stipend*local*

    11/12

    5 week internship for Sacramento area students from June 17-July 24, working in the Legislature, Executive, and Judicial branches of govt.  Apply online at:  http://www.csus.edu/calst/real world.html. 

    4/17/15

    Furnish-Andrews (Darrell Furnish) Scholarship

    $1000 *local*

    12

    CHS seniors only

    Be an immigrant who arrived in the US in 2006 or later, with English as a second language. 

    Planning to go to a 2 or 4 yr. college

    Min. GPA 2.5

    Pick up Application from the counseling office Scholarship Binder under “D”. 

    4/17/15

    Kristi Karacozoff Memorial Scholarship

    $500-$1500  *local*

    12

    Have a chronic or life-threatening illness

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Apply at: www.sacregcf.org. 

    4/20/15

    Sacramento Chapter, NSDAR

    $1000 *local*

    12

    US citizen

    Planning to attend college or university

    Min. GPA 3.25

    <1000 word statement about your career objectives/activities.  Pick up scholarship packet from Scholarship Binder in Counseling office (under “S”). 

    4/20/15

    Les Belles Artes Club Inc. Scholarship in the Visual or Performing Arts

    Amt. not specified

    *local*

    12

    For senior in visual and/or performing arts.

    Preference given to African Americans.

    Have to submit copy of parent’s tax return.

    Application in Counseling office Scholarship Binder under “L”. 

    4/20/15

    Eskwela Natin Scholarship Program

    $500(approx.)

     *local*

    12

    Must be of Filipino descent

    Planning to attend 2 or 4 yr. college/university

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Include a Personal Statement

    Application is in the Scholarship Binder in CHS Counseling office under “E”. 

    4/21/15 to CHS

    Counseling

    Office

    Gary and Janie Sorg Family Scholarship

    $1000, renewable

    *local*

    12

    CHS student planning to attend ARC, CRC, FLC, or SCC (Los Rios Community Colleges)

    Preference if planning to study agriculture, culinary, education, geology, horticulture or law enforcement

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Pick up flyer from Counseling office Scholarship Binder under “G” or click on link below:

    5/1/15

    Sacramento Area Water Works Association (SAWWA) Scholarship

    *local* 2-$1000

    12

    Must be planning to enroll in community or 4 year college, trade school

    Personal statement/essay

    Apply at: www.sacwaterworks.com or pick up application from Scholarship Binder under “S”.

    5/1/15

    Sacramento News and Review College Essay Contest

    $500-$2015 *local*

    12

    650 word essay- your choice of topic – can be a personal statement.  Send essay as a word doc or PDF to: collegeessay@newsreview.com with the subject line “College Essay Contest”.

    5/6/15

    Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Conference

    *local*

    10th/11th

    Leadership conference at CSUS July 19-26

    Housing, meals, program materials provided

    120 high school students from all over CA

    Learn about state and local government, Chicano/Latino culture, politics, leadership, colleges and careers.  Apply at: www.clylp.org. 

    5/15/15

    California Capital Airshow Scholarships

    *local*

    12

    Planning to study aviation, aeronautics, aerospace, science, technology, engineering, or math

    Planning to enroll in college or university full time

    Min. GPA 3.0

    Apply at: http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/general-info/scholarships/

    5/15/15

    Kosmos Civic Club, Inc. *local*

    $250-$1000

    12

    500 word essay about yourself, your goals, etc.

    Pick up application from Scholarship Binder under “K”. 

    6/15/15

    Rainbow Chamber Foundation Scholarships

    *local*

    12

    For LGBT & LGBT supportive scholars.

    Apply at: rainbowchamber.com/about-the-foundation/.

    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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