Archive for June, 2011
Scholarship: SuperSATurday Brain Battle Rap/Spoken Word
Sponsor/Organization: Choose College Educational Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $500
Eligibility: Brain Battle 2011 is a scholarship contest for Bay Area Spoken Word and Rap Artists to
inspire themselves and others to pursue and/or continue their educational goals
by using SAT vocabulary words in original rap and/or spoken word pieces. Finalists
will perform at the SuperSATurday College Fair and Rally May 21 in front of a panel of
Application Deadline: May 13, 2011
Scholarship: Balanced Man Cal State Fresno
Sponsor/Organization: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
Scholarship Amount: $1000 per recipient
Eligibility: Graduating senior males attending California State University Fresno. Applicants must be incoming freshmen who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrated leadership skills, and commit to health and well-being.
Application Deadline: June 21, 2011
Scholarship: Chinese Acacia Club Scholarship Fund
Sponsor/Organization: Chinese Acacia Club
Scholarship Amount: $3000
Eligibility: • High school senior accepted to a post-secondary educational institution
• GPA of 3.8 or higher
Submit: Application, official copy of transcript , with a letter from your counselor or teacher.
Application Deadline: July 8, 2013
Additional Information: Applications available in scholarship file cabinet in counseling office. Can also request applications by emailing Fred Kao at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship: Russ Scholarships $500 for Tech Seniors
Sponsor/Organization: Oakland Tech PTSA through gift of Mrs. Gaile Bronson Russ
Scholarship Amount: Four $500 scholarships
Eligibility: Mrs. Gaile Bronson Russ, an Oakland resident, donated funds to the Oakland PTSA to award scholarships to students who love animals. This year the PTSA will award four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who will attend a post-secondary educational institution in 2013. Students applying need to fill out the application form and submit one of the following:
--A typed essay of approximately 250 words on why animals are important to you.
--An original work of art, such as a drawing of animals, a poem, a song, or a short story, etc.
The deadline is Tuesday, May 24, 4 p.m. Please place your submission in the PTSA box in the office.
Submissions will be judged anonymously, so do not put your name on the actual submission. Make sure that your application form is attached to your submission.
Application Deadline: May 16, 2013
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: 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 email@example.com or phone 510.656.5898.
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: UC Berkeley Incentive Awards Program
Scholarship Amount: $8000 a year for four years
Eligibility: The Incentive Awards Program provides up to $32,000 in scholarship funds over eight semesters, and student support services to low-income students and first generation college students who have demonstrated leadership potential, high academics, and a commitment to serve others.
IAP reaches out to first-generation college students who have overcome great socioeconomic disadvantages through its partnerships with 49 Northern California high schools, and 22 Los Angeles high schools through its Pre-Collegiate Academy.
Founded on the UC Berkeley campus in 1991, the program is now the largest privately funded scholarship and leadership development program in the UC systems.
IAP Eligibility Criteria
* Junior in attendance at an IAP partner high school during Junior and Senior years.
* Minimum 3.5 unweighted UC GPA.
* Meet financial eligibility guidelines.
* Meet minimum UC admission requirements and apply to UC Berkeley.
* Must be a US citizen, resident, or eligible non-citizen at time of application.
* Demonstration of strong leadership at home, the community or at school, and commitment to community service.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2011
Additional Information: Oakland Tech nominates five candidates. See Ms. Purbaugh in the Counseling Office for more details.
Scholarship: Berkeley Student Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Berkeley Student Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $1000 each year, for a total of $4000
Eligibility: Candidates for scholarship must belong to one of the following under-represented ethnic categories (according to the standards set by the University of California):
Multi-ethnic (at least one parent must be a member of one of the aforementioned groups)
2. Candidates must be incoming or first year students to UC Berkeley (freshman or junior transfers)
3. Candidates who did not have a chance to apply prior to entering UC Berkeley may apply in the Fall semester.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2011