Archive for March, 2011
Scholarship: NCGA Youth on Course Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Northern California Golf Association Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $1000 a year for four years. Five awards.
Eligibility: The Youth on Course Scholarship is open to all northern California high school seniors who will attend a four-year college or university. Minimum gpa 3.0. The award is both merit-based and need based and will distribute $1,000 a year for four years of tuition support. A total of five scholarships will be awarded.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2011
Scholarship: Oakland Black Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Oakland Black Officers Association
Scholarship Amount: not specified
Eligibility: Open to seniors in OUSD high schools. Students must write an essay of 500-1000 words on "Why it is important that African American students attend college."
Application in scholarship filing cabinet in counseling office.
Application Deadline: Must be received by March 31
Scholarship: By Any Dreams Necessary Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: Four $500 scholarships
Eligibility: The By Any Dreams Necessary College Scholarship is awarded to students who are passionate about and inclined toward the arts, and who seek to attend a four-year college/university, or an art focused institution of higher education upon graduating from high school. Four high school seniors will be awarded $500 scholarships at the culmination of the 2010/2011 academic year.
The scholarship is available to students who attend public high schools in Berkeley, Oakland, and West Contra Costa, or who are enrolled in select art-focused partner high schools.
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (weighted) in courses that fulfill the University of California and California State University A-G requirements.
Application Deadline: May 7, 2012
Scholarship: Asian Employees Association at the Port of Oakland Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Asian Employees Association
Scholarship Amount: $1000 to $4000 scholarships for a total of $30,000
Eligibility: Criteria for Scholarship Application:
Applicant must be a resident of the City of Oakland and currently enrolled in an Oakland public or private high school. Applicants who are children of the Port of Oakland employees may be enrolled in any high school.
Applicants of any ethnic or cultural background are encouraged to apply.
Applicant must be a high school senior who intends to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited university or college on a full time basis.
Applicant must possess an overall grade point average of 3.0 (B average) or better.
The AEA Scholarship Committee will carefully review all applications. Selected applicants will be invited to interview with the committee and awarded scholarships based on:
Potential for academic achievement.
Potential for impact on the community, both immediate and long-term.
Application Deadline: April 16, 2012
Scholarship: Student Advocates for Higher Education
Scholarship Amount: $300 - $1,000
Eligibility: Student Advocates for Higher Education promotes high education among immigrant students regardless of legal status. Applicant must have minimum GPA 2.5.
Recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll next Fall at a Junior College, CSU,UC or private university in California
Application Deadline: May 27, 2011
Scholarship: American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program
Sponsor/Organization: American College Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $1000 to $5000
Eligibility: Open to high school freshmen through seniors to help fund the first year of college. Students must write a 500-word essay and submit their report card. Students must use the following invitation code: M1938.
Application Deadline: Deadline for 2013-14 award year: April 1, 2013
Scholarship: Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Los Hermanos de Stanford
Scholarship Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
Eligibility: Awarded to outstanding Latino students graduating from high school with plans to attend any 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning. Financial need will be taken into account. The award is open to male and female applicants, and attending Stanford University is NOT a requirement.
Application Deadline: April 8, 2011
Scholarship: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship, Sigma Iota Chapter
Sponsor/Organization: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Sigma Iota Chapter
Scholarship Amount: several $1000 scholarships
Eligibility: African American graduating high school seniors residing in Alameda or Contra Costa counties and enrolling in a four-year program at a university or college in the fall. GPA 2.5 minimum, active in community service.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2011
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Scholarship: Jack and Jill of America Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Jack and Jill of America Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $1500 to $2500
Eligibility: The Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s National Scholarshp Program is available to high school seniors who will become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year working toward a bachelor’s degree.
Application Deadline: March 14, 2011
Scholarship: Lauren C. Poon, MD Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Asian Pacific Fund
Scholarship Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Eligibility Criteria:
Grade level: incoming freshman enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university in 2011-2012.
Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Career: medicine or public health.
High School Graduate: Castro Valley High, Redwood Alternative High, any high school in Alameda, Hayward, Oakland, San Leandro or San Lorenzo, CA.
Ethnic heritage: Asian heritage (at least 50%).
Application Deadline: March 17, 2011
Additional Information: Additional information in Asian Pacific Fund folder in scholarship filing cabinet in Counseling Office.