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ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

BELOW YOU WILL FIND LINKS TO MANY SCHOLARSHIPS. REMEMBER YOU CAN ALWAYS CLICK ON "DIAMOND HELP," IF YOU NEED ONE ON ONE HELP; AN E-MENTOR WILL BE HAPPY TO HELP YOU COMPLETE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS, ESSAYS OR ANY OTHER ITEMS NEEDED IN APPLICATION PACKAGES.

Marist with the support of National Science Foundation is offering 12 full tuition, room and board scholarships to students who choose to major in Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems.  For more information visit http://www.marist.edu/admission/nsfgrant/eligibility.html

University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music will be holding admission and scholarship auditions in January and February.  Schedule an audition at http://go.pacific.edu/conservatory

The California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010. Open to California high school  seniors for use at any accredited college, university or vocational school.  One-page application and essay on "Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit during Your College Years".  www.cacesf.org

The Art Insitutes 2010 Best Teen Chef Competition.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 5, 2010  Open to seniors only.  Complete the Entry Release form by mail to enter.  Official rules and forms available at www.artinstitutes.edu/btc

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program. Applications accepted December 1, 2009 - February 10, 2010.  Open to high school seniors who have maintained a GPA of 2.75 or higher, will be enrolling in a public, in-state college or university, will be pursuing a bachelor's degree and is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  www.kfcscholars.org

Schwab-Rosenhouse Memorial Scholarship Program.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010.   Open to graduating Seniors who have lived in El Dorado, Placer, Yolo or Sacramento County, California, for at least two years prior to the time of application, meet California state residency requirements and  who are planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational/technical institution located within 100 miles of the Sacramento County Courthouse.  Apply at www.jewishsac.org

Dr. Suess' "Oh The Places You'll Go" Scholarship.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2010. Open to seniors only.  Requires application and 500 word essay.  For more information and to download the application go to www.ohtheplaces.org

The Links Incororated, Sacramento Chapter Scholarships.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 19, 2010.  3 scholarships available to African American high school seniors living in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, and El Dorado Counties.  For full details and to apply visit http://www.sacramentolinks.org/scholarship.htm

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Peace Scholarship.  Deadline March 1, 2010.  Open to high school seniors.  Must write a brief autobiography of your activities relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament issues, or conflict resolution.  www.grandmothersforpeace.org/scholarships/program

Edward Stringer Jr. Memorial Scholarship.  DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2010.  Applicants must be  of African American or Hispanic descent.  At least a sophomore attending school in Northern California with a GPA of 2.0 or better and planning on attending college or trade school after high school graduation.  To apply go to www.edsplacetoo.com and click on scholarship.

David Curtis Stringer Memorial Scholarship.  DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2010.  Applicant must be planning on attending a college or trade school and majoring in Fine Arts (traditional, graphic, media, etc...) or Music and must attend a high school in Northern California, be at least a sophomore in high school and hold a GPA of 2.0 or better.  Art work must be submitted with application.  Art work cannot be measured larger than 11 X 14 or 2 ft if sculpture.  Art work will not be returned and may be auctioned out in a scholarship fundraisr with your permission.  To apply go to www.edsplacetoo.com and click on scholarship.

Order Son of Italy in America-Grand Lodge of California and Sons of Italy Western Foundation. DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2010 Open to high school seniors.  Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian descent.  For more information and to download the application go to www.sonsofitalyca.org

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program.  Deadline May 3, 2010.  Open to high school seniors in the United States who are U.S. citizens or legal residents.  Application consists of reading an essay about automatic fire sprinklers, completing registration and answering a ten-question multilple choice test.  www.afsascholarship.org

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Young Aviators Scholarship.  DEADLINE IS JANUARY 21, 2010.  This scholarship is open at all EGHS seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0, attending 4 year college or university, and have an interest in aviation.  For more information and to apply visit www.egcommunityfoundation.org/list/scholarshipdetail/id/1865 .

Finer Womanhood Scholarship.  DEADLINE JANUARY 29, 2010.  Open to female high school seniors advancing to a four year accredited university, earned a minimum overall 2.5 GPA, demonstrated potential for leadership and exemplifies the principles of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.  For full details and an application please see Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center ASAP.

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Scholarships.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010. Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2009-2010.  Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a four-point scale.  Please see Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center for full details and an application. 

The California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010. Open to California high school  seniors for use at any accredited college, university or vocational school.  One-page application and essay on "Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit during Your College Years".  www.cacesf.org

Schwab-Rosenhouse Memorial Scholarship Program.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010.   Open to graduating Seniors who have lived in El Dorado, Placer, Yolo or Sacramento County, California, for at least two years prior to the time of application, meet California state residency requirements and  who are planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational/technical institution located within 100 miles of the Sacramento County Courthouse.  Apply at www.jewishsac.org

Have It Your Way Foundation.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010.  Open to high school seniors.  Must be a U.S. citizen, maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, work part-time average of 15 hours per week, demonstrate participation in community service activities, demonstrate financial need and plan to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school by the the fall 2010.  For more information and to apply visit http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_qualifications.html

California State PTA.  The California State PTA will offer Graduating High School Senior Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each to acknowledge the achievements of high school seniors for volunteer service in the school and community.  For eligibility requirements and to apply go to http://www.capta.org/sections/programs/high-school-grad.cfm  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1, 2010.

The Art Insitutes 2010 Best Teen Chef Competition.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 5, 2010 Open to seniors only.  Complete the Entry Release form by mail to enter.  Official rules and forms available at www.artinstitutes.edu/btc

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program.Applications accepted December 1, 2009 - February 10, 2010.  Open to high school seniors who have maintained a GPA of 2.75 or higher, will be enrolling in a public, in-state college or university, will be pursuing a bachelor's degree and is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  www.kfcscholars.org

Society of Women Engineers Sierra Foothills Section Engineering Awareness Program (EAP) Scholarships.   DEADLINE FEBRUARY 12, 2010.  Scholarships will be awarded to a student who is a U.S. citizen and has participated in one or more EAP program over the past five years.  For full details and an application please visit the Career Center.

Society of Women Engineers Sierra Foothills Section Scholarships. DEADLINE FEBRUARY 12, 2010. Scholarships awarded to high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and is a permanent resident of one of the following counties:  Sutter, Placer, Glenn, Sierra, Butte, Nevada, Plumas, El Dorado, Yolo, San Joaquin or Sacramento.  For full details and an application please visit the Career Center.

Society of Women Engineers Sierra Foothills Section Sonia Esteves Scholarship.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 12, 2010.  Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and will be entering a pre-engineering or computer integrated electronics program at Sierra College or other junior college.  For full details and an application please visit the Career Center.

Marist with the support of National Science Foundation is offering 12 full tuition, room and board scholarships to students who choose to major in Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems.  DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2010. For more information visit http://www.marist.edu/admission/nsfgrant/eligibility.html

Dr. Suess' "Oh The Places You'll Go" ScholarshipDEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2010. Open to seniors only.  Requires application and 500 word essay.  For more information and to download the application go to www.ohtheplaces.org

Best Buy Scholarship.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2010.  Best buy will be awarding 1,000 scholarships of $1000.00 each.  Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, volunteerism efforts and/or work experience.  For more information and to apply visit www.at15.com .

Ronald McDonald House Charities is offering 4 scholarships.  Please visit http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/   to check eligibility for each scholarship and to apply.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 16, 2010.

Equality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/questioning (LGBTQ) community.  For a complete listing of eligibility requirements and to apply visit www.equalityscholarship.org  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 16, 2010

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award.  NOMINATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 19, 2010.  California Jewish teens between 13 and 19 years old are eligible to win one of five $36,000 awards.  The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards welcome teen nominees who self-identify as Jewish, have demonstrated remarkable leadership, and are actively engaged in projects which embody the spirit of tikkun olam (repair of the world).  Nomination forms are available at www.sfjcf.org/diller/teenawards, by contacting 415.512.6432 or emailing dillerteens@sfjcf.org.   Upon nomination you will be asked to complete an online application.

The Links Incororated, Sacramento Chapter Scholarships.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 19, 2010.  3 scholarships available to African American high school seniors living in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, and El Dorado Counties.  For full details and to apply visit http://www.sacramentolinks.org/scholarship.htm

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2010.  Open to high school seniors.  Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States by fall 2010, be ambitious and motivated as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities and be recommednded by an unrealted adult who can attest to the student's achievement.  For more information and to apply visit www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html

Sacramento PC Users Group 2010 Scholarship.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 26, 2010.  The Sacramento PC Users group is offering two $1,000.00 scholarships for students who are graduating from high school and will be attending college and will be attending college starting in 2010.  Please see Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center for full details and an application.

Student Bridge To The Future Scholarship Program.  DEADLINE FEBRUARY 28, 2010.  Open to high school seniors whol plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school and is nominated by at California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA) member.  For more information and an application please visit the Career Center.

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Peace Scholarship.  DeadlineMarch 1, 2010.  Open to high school seniors.  Must write a brief autobiography of your activities relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament issues, or conflict resolution.  www.grandmothersforpeace.org/scholarships/program

Order Son of Italy in America-Grand Lodge of California and Sons of Italy Western Foundation.  DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2010 Open to high school seniors.  Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian descent.  For more information and to download the application go to www.sonsofitalyca.org

The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility 2010 Scholarship Essay Contest.  DEADLINE MARCH 10, 2010.  Open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties.  Must submit an orignial essay of 500 words or fewer describing your thoughts on the Native American saying, "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."  For full details and an application visit http://www.sacpsr.org/ .

Eta Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  DEADLINE MARCH 12, 2010. Students must submit the application with the following information:  an official transcript, two letters of recommendation (one from school personnel and one from an individual in the community), a letter stating future aspirations, parents' W-2 or tax return and a recent picture.  Please see Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center for full details and an application.

Air Force Association Chapter #116 2010 College Scholarship Program.  DEADLINE MARCH 13, 2010.  Open to high school seniors in the Sacramento area, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum SAT score of 1800 or minimum ACT score of 22, applying to four year college or university as a full time student starting in fall 2010 and pursuing a four year degree or course of study related to aerospace studies, such as science, technology, engineering or mathematics.  Other degrees will be considered if they support or compliment the needs of the military.  For more information and to apply visit www.afa-sacto.org , click on Educaton.

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship.  DEADLINE MARCH 15, 2010.  Open to  high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent (or whose non-Italian Roman Catholic parents or grandparents are members of the Federation), who have a GPA of at least 3.2 and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California, Nevada, Illinois and Arizona.  Come to the Career Center for an application or visit www.icf.org.

Sutterville Optimist Oratorical Contest.  CONTEST DATE MARCH 18, 2010.  Topic: "Cyber Communication: Progress or Problem?".  In order to participate you must be under the age of 16 as of December 31, 2009 and available to participate in the following additional contests: April 10, April 24, and May 1-2.  For more information visit http://www.optimist.org/e/visitor/scholarships.cfm

Sacramento Area Fire Fighters, Local 522  is offering four (4) $500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending college the year following graduation and who attend high school within the boundaries of the areas served by SAFF Local 522.  Two scholarships will be awarded to daughters/sons of Local 522 members and two scholarships will be awrded to students who attend one of the high schools within Local 522's jurisdiction.  Each applicant must submit a 500 work essay on the topic "Life in the Firehouse Between Emergency Calls."  DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2010.  Applications are available in the Career Center.

American Slavic Social Hall Club.  DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2010.  The American Slavic Social Hall Club is sponsoring a $1,000.00 scholarship for a high school senior whose ancestry is of the country formerly know as Yugoslavia.  Applicants must be U.S. citizen and attend an accredited high school within a twenty-five mile radius of Sacramento.  To be eligible to apply a student must have a a 3.5 GPA or higher, plan to enroll in a full-time college program, submit two letters of recommendation a transcript, and an autobiographical essay of at least two hunderd and fifty words.  Please see Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center for full details and an application.

SAFE Credit Union.  DEADLINE APRIL 5, 2010. SAFE Credit Union will award ten scholarships in the of $1,000.00 each to exceptional college-bound seniors from high schools in the greater Sacramento area.  Qualified applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.  All applications will be judged on the following criteria:  academic achievement, financial need, a personal statement, letters of recommendation and community involvement.  See Mrs. Vicari in the Career Center for an application.

 A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial ScholarshipDEADLINE APRIL 30, 2010.  This scholarship was established in memory of Arthur W. Bodine, a distinguished drector of Sunkist Growers and a respected agrilcultural leader, to provide funds for undergraduate students from agriculcultural backgrounds who are in need of financial assistance to further their educations.  Please come to the Career Center for an application.

George S. "Spanky Roberts Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Four-Year College/University Scholarship.   DEADLINE MAY 1, 2010.  Open to high school seniors with a minimum of 3.0 GPA who will be attending four-year college or university.  For full details and an application please visit the Career Center.

George S. "Spanky" Roberts Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Two-Year College Scholarship.  DEADLINE MAY 1, 2010.  Open to high school seniors with a minimum of 2.5 GPA who will be attending two-year college.  For full details and an application please visit the Career Center.

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program.  Deadline May 3, 2010.  Open to high school seniors in the United States who are U.S. citizens or legal residents.  Application consists of reading an essay about automatic fire sprinklers, completing registration and answering a ten-question multilple choice test.  www.afsascholarship.org

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BELOW YOU WILL FIND THE CRITERIA AND INFORMATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL WEBSITES TO DIRECT YOU TO SITES OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Scholarship Program

Sponsor: United Negro College Fund

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:
  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident
Minority Status:
  • African American
  • Alaskan Native
  • Native American
  • Asian American
  • Hispanic American
  • Mexican American
  • Puerto Rican

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:
  • Full-time study
  • Freshman year
Award may be used at:
  • Four-year college
Accreditation:
  • School must be accredited
Location of school:
  • United States

Application Requirements

  • Recommendation(s)
  • Essay
  • Transcript
Applicant must demonstrate:
  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Proof of eligibility
Other application requirements:
  • FAFSA and photograph
Additional information:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Visit Website or contact financial aid office of member institution for application, deadlines, award amount, and details

General Information

Type of award:
  • Private
  • Scholarship
Individual award amount:
  • Maximum:$3,000
Number of awards granted:
  • 22
Renewability:
  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:
  • 10/13

Contact Information

  • United Negro College Fund
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031

  • Phone: 800-331-2244
  • Web: www.uncf.org

Please note:

Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this source of financial aid and confirm information with the program before applying. Sponsoring organizations may have changed policies, awards, or requirements since supplying their information.


Anne Ford Scholarship

Sponsor: National Center For Learning Disabilities

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:
  • U.S. citizen
Current student status of applicant:
  • High school senior

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:
  • Any undergraduate study
Award may be used at:
  • Four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Essay
  • Transcript
Applicant must demonstrate:
  • Character
  • Financial need
  • Leadership
  • Proof of eligibility
  • Seriousness of purpose
  • Service to others
Other application requirements:
  • Personal statement may be written or recorded (audio or video)
  • Financial statements, 3 letters of recommendation, SAT/ACT scores
Additional information:
  • Applicants must have identifiable learning disability
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minorities encouraged to apply

General Information

Type of award:
  • Private
  • Scholarship
Individual award amount:
  • Maximum:$10,000
Total amount awarded:
  • $10,000
Number of awards granted:
  • 1
Number of applicants:
  • 400
Renewability:
  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:
  • 12/31
Notification Date:
  • 4/1

Contact Information

  • Anne Ford Scholarship
    National Center for Learning Disabilities
    381 Park Avenue South, Sutie 1401
    New York, NY 10016-8806

  • Phone: 212-545-9665
  • Email: afsscholarship@ncld.org
  • Web: www.ncld.org

Please note:

Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this source of financial aid and confirm information with the program before applying. Sponsoring organizations may have changed policies, awards, or requirements since supplying their information.


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All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program

Sponsor: All-Ink.com

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:
  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:
  • Any undergraduate study
  • Any graduate study
Award may be used at:
  • Two-year college
  • Four-year college
  • Graduate school
Accreditation:
  • School must be accredited

Application Requirements

Applicant must demonstrate:
  • Academic achievement
Other application requirements:
  • Essay (50-200 words) on the person who has had the greatest impact on your life
  • Essay (50-200 words) on what you hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college
Additional information:
  • Applicants may be high school seniors up to graduate students
  • Must have minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Applications must be completed and submitted online at www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx
  • Winners will be notified by February 20

General Information

Type of award:
  • Private
  • Scholarship
Total amount awarded:
  • $5,000

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:
  • 12/31

Contact Information

Please note:

Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this source of financial aid and confirm information with the program before applying. Sponsoring organizations may have changed policies, awards, or requirements since supplying their information.

ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship

Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used at:
  • Four-year college
Location of school:
  • United States

Application Requirements

  • Recommendation(s)
  • Essay
Other application requirements:
  • Photo in jpg format; two letters of recommendation, at least one from a faculty member, 300-word essay about how applicant will contribute to the profession of landscape architecture; SAR
Additional information:
  • Two scholarships awarded; one specifically available to students of under-represented populations
  • Applicants seeking consideration for diversity scholarship should indicate specific cultural or ethnic group
  • Each winner will recieve a one-year student ASLA membership and airfare to attend ASLA meeting where award is presented

General Information

Individual award amount:
  • Maximum:$4,000
Total amount awarded:
  • $8,000
Number of awards granted:
  • 2

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:
  • 2/15

Contact Information

Please note:

Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this source of financial aid and confirm information with the program before applying. Sponsoring organizations may have changed policies, awards, or requirements since supplying their information.

ADDITIONAL WEBSITES OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS

www.axaonline.com/rs/axa/about-us/33b_axa_achievement.html

www.coca-colascholars.org

www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

www.datatel.com

www.stuckatprom.com

www.jackierobinson.org

www.esaintl.com/esaf/

www.macysjobs.com/college/internships

www.ffrf.org

www.studentaid.ed.gov or loans.collegeboard.com

www.studentaid.ed.gov

www.uncf.org or or or www.gmsp.org

 
 

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