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  • Open Scholarships for CHS Students

    by B.Anumu

    Updated:  10/9/14

    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

    10/10/14

    Wendy’s High School Heisman award

    12

    Student athletes. Win a certificate, medal or trophy; Wendy’s gift cards and possible state or national recognition (not a scholarship).

    Apply at: WendysHeisman.com.      

    10/25/14

    Horatio Alger Scholarships

    $7000-$20,000

    12

    Have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

    Planning to get a bachelor’s degree

    Financial need (income of $55,000 or less)

    Min. GPA 2.0

    Apply online at: www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. 

    11/4/14

    Prudential Spirit of Community awards

    Local, state, national awards

    5-12

    For students who do exceptional community service.  Information and applications at: 

    http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. 

    11/15/14

    Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

    Up to $30,000/year

    12

    Must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

    Min. SAT of 1600; ACT of 25. 

    Min. GPA 3.0; must be US Citizen

    Preference given to minority students.

    Includes summer work at the National Security Agency in Maryland and guaranteed employment after college.  Apply at: www.NSA.gov/Careers. 

    11/17/14

    Nursing Leaders Scholarship

    $1000

    12 or current college

    student

    Must be planning a career in nursing

    500-1000 word essay describing what they hope to accomplish. Min. 3.0 GPA.  Apply at: http://www.travelnursing.org and click on “view available scholarships” on the bottom.

    11/17/14

    Health Care Professions Scholarship

    $1000

    12 or current college

    Must be planning a career in healthcare.

    500-1000 word essay describing what they hope to accomplish.  Min. 3.0 GPA.

    Apply at: http://www.all50medical.com and click on “learn more about our healthcare scholarship” on bottom of page.

    12/18/14

    (available by 10/1/14)

    NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation

    $1000-$15,000

    12

    Must own or operate your own business.

    Planning to attend a two or four year college or vocational school in the fall of 2015. 

    Apply online at: www.NFIB.com/YEA. 

    1/5/15

    NCRF Essay Contest

    Amt. not specified

    11, 12

    500 word essay on “Why is a College Education Important to Me?”

    If you win, you must attend  the Black College Expo in Oakland on 1/24 to receive scholarship.

    Apply online at: www.thecollegeexpo.org. 

    1/5/2015

    2015 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    $10000& a trip to Boston

    2nd-$1000

    Finalists-$500

    9-12

    Essay contest.  Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.  700-1000 words. Apply at the Essay Contest page on www.jfklibrary.org. 

    1/10/15

    Nursing Education Scholarship

    $1000

    12 or current college

    Must be planning to study a medical field.

    Min. GPA 3.0

    500-1000 word essay on what they hope to accomplish.

    Apply at: http://www.travelnursing.org and click on “view available scholarships” on bottom. 

    1/15/2015

    Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarships

    $1000-$5000 a year for 2-4 years

    12

    Must be planning to attend 2 or 4 year college in CA. 

    GPA 3.0 or higher

    Must be involved in Community service and extracurricular activities.

    Student must be a Golden 1 member for a year OR a dependent of someone who is a member for a year

    Apply at: www.golden1.com/scholarships. 

    6/30/15

    Education for Success $1000 scholarship

    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.

     

     

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  • Nursing/Health Related Scholarships

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    Nursing Education Scholarship-$1,000
    Due: November 17, 2014
     
    Requirments:
    -17 years old
    -accepted to a medicine related program
    -GPA 3.0
    -500-1000 word essay
     
    All50Medical.comDue: November 17, 2014
     
    Requirments:
    -17 years old
    -accepted to a medicine related program
    -GPA 3.0
    -500-1000 word essay
     
    Nursing Education Scholarship-$1,000
    Due: January 10, 2015
    Requirments:
    -17 years old
    -accepted to a medicine related program
    -GPA 3.0
    -500-1000 word essay
     
    *please see attachment for more details
     
     
     
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  • 2015 Profile in Courage Essay Contest-deadline 1/5/15

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