Archive for April, 2011
Scholarship: Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Latina Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Lambda Theta Nu Sorority
Scholarship Amount: Varies
Eligibility: 1. Applicant must be a female of Latino heritage or be able demonstrate dedication to
community service and empowerment of the Latina(o) community.
2. Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school.
3. Applicant must plan to attend an accredited community college, university, or technical or
Application Deadline: May 12, 2011
Additional Information: Mail applications to Arcelia Gallardo, University of California Berkeley, Divine Delta Chapter, 2336 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720
Scholarship: ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Program
Sponsor/Organization: Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Scholarship Amount: 1-4 Airline tickets to travel to/from college on Southwest Airlines
Eligibility: ■Student must be enrolled in a college or university away from their designated home.
■Student must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA and show financial need.
HACU will verify academic standing and financial need with the respective universities after the selection committee makes their final recommendations, prior to final selection and distribution of the travel award to the student.
■Applicants must be 18 years old or older and a legal U.S. resident.
All federal government regulations related to air travel and Transportation Security Administration rules must be adhered to, including but not limited to producing a valid government issued photo ID for air travel.
■One application per student must be submitted by the specified deadline (postmarked April 29).
■Needed travel must be to/from Southwest Airlines destinations.
■Student should specify extent of financial need or constraints.
Application Deadline: April 29, 2011 postmark
Scholarship: Eddie Walker Sr. Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Eddie Walker Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship Amount: At least two scholarships awarded each year. Amount not stated.
Eligibility: Applicants must live or attend church or school in Oakland. Student must be accepted into college and have immediate plans to attend. Min. gpa 2.5. Priority given to students who live in West Oakland.
Application Deadline: May 6, 2011
Additional Information: Applications are located in the scholarship file cabinet in the counseling office. Eddie Walker Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1920 Linden Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Scholarship: Dr. John B. Tsu Memorial Fellowship Awards
Sponsor/Organization: Dr. John B. Tsu Foundation
Scholarship Amount: Five fellowships $2000 each
Eligibility: Open to Bay area high school seniors who have been accepted to a 4-year college and have annual family income of $40,000 or less.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2011
Additional Information: For additional information contact Christa Pajela at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 510.656.5898.
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: 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: National Latino Peace Officers Association
Sponsor/Organization: National Latino Peace Officers Association
Scholarship Amount: Four $500 sholarships
Eligibility: Latino seniors in Alameda County planning to attend a 2 or 4 year university
Application Deadline: April 5, 2011
Additional Information: Applications are in the scholarship file in the counseling office
Scholarship: AFSA Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: ten $2000 scholarships
Eligibility: Applicant Eligibility Requirements
Open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
Scholarship payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; student must enroll in semester beginning no later than fall 2011.
Winners not based on financial need
Relatives of AFSA staff or board members may not enter.
Home-schooled students may apply as long as your course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.
Read complete contest information before applying. Please read all requirements carefully. Entries that do not meet ALL requirements will be automatically disqualified from the contest without notification to the student.
Read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" (pdf) or (html) about automatic fire sprinklers.
Complete registration page with all requested information. Before scholarship funds will be awarded, all information submitted on the application by the student will be verified. If ANY false or misleading information is submitted on the application, the student will be disqualified without notification to the student.
Take a ten-question multiple-choice test. This is an open-book test and you may print the essay beforehand for reference during testing. For each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten $2,000 scholarships. For each question answered incorrectly, you will be given one more chance at the end of the exam to answer those questions correctly. A total of ten (10) entries into the drawing is possible if the student answers all ten questions correctly.
Each student is allowed only one opportunity to take the online test. Any attempt to enter again under a different name, address, etc., will automatically disqualify the student without notification to the student.
Students selected as winners are required to submit the name and contact information of their chosen college/university/certified trade school for verification of registration and payment of the scholarship to the school. Information must be submitted no later than August 31, 2011 or the scholarship will be considered unclaimed and another winner will be selected.
Application Deadline: April 5, 2011
Scholarship: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Nu Omega Chapter, Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Nu Omega Chapter
Scholarship Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Various scholarships. Students can apply only for one:
Ellen Greer Posey Scholarship, $1000. African American female or male attending an Oakland public high school, 2.8 gpa or above.
Ida Louise Jackson Scholarship, $1000. African American female attending high school in Alameda or Contra Costa county, minimum gpa of 3.0 and planning to attend UC Berkeley or an historically Black college or university.
Application Deadline: April 23, 2011
Additional Information: Applications are in the scholarship filing cabinet in the counseling office. For more info on these scholarships email Sandy Carpenter-Stevenson, email@example.com.