Archive for February, 2013

Feb 10 2013

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Scholarship: Northern California Scholarship Foundation

Sponsor/Organization: NCSF Foundation 

Eligibility: you must be a high school senior attending a Northern California public school, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholars will only receive an application if they are nominated by their high school counselor. Only one nomination per high school is accepted. See Ms. Johnson if you are interested in being nominated by January 31, 2013. 

Application Deadline: 1/31/13 expression of interest to Ms. Johnson  

Deadline:
January 31, 2013

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Jan 12 2013

Matters Of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest

Scholarship: Matters Of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest

Sponsor/Organization: Compassion & Choices of Northern California

Scholarship Amount: $1,000 for First Place, $500 for Second Place, and $250 for Honorable Mention

Eligibility: Currently attending a California high school (or home-school), Currently a high school junior or senior, Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college in the United States, and United States citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.

Online Application

Application Deadline: May 15, 2013 (by email)

Additional Information: Each applicant must answer the question: “Why do I need an advance directive when I turn 18?” Guidelines when submitting your entry: 1. Submit a typewritten essay, no more than 1,000 words 2. Cover page with – Your name, address, phone number, email address, school’s name, your grade level, and number of words in essay) Application in Scholarship Drawer

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Jan 12 2013

Students Rising Above Program, Class of 2014

  

Scholarship Amount: Mentoring, Financial Assistance and Career Guidance

Eligibility: Overcome obstacles that are not of your own doing, High School junior, GPS of 3 or higher, low income

Online Application 

Additional Information: If you know of a student that meets these requirements, please contact Ms. Johnson, room 114. Are you an exceptional student who’s “beating the odds” and have dreams of going to college? Are you committed to earning a four-year college degree? Are you highly recommended by your teachers/counselor/mentor? Are you willing to share your story?

Website

Deadline:
April 4, 2013

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Jan 12 2013

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Scholarship: Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship 

Scholarship Amount: $500 (1)

Eligibility: • Be between age of 16 and 25 on 3/30/14 • 2.5 GPA or higher

Online Application

Application Deadline: March 30th, 2014

Additional Information: To be eligible: 1. Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30th, 2014 deadline.

Website

Deadline:
March 30, 2014
11:00 pm

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Jan 12 2013

California Retired Teachers Association

Scholarship: California Retired Teachers Association

Sponsor/Organization: California Retired Teachers Association

Scholarship Amount: $1500. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING NOMINATED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP. PLEASE NOTIFY MS. JOHNSON BY FEBRUARY 1, 2013. Final application due March 22, 2013.

Eligibility: Only One student is Nominated. High School senior, academic achievements, financial need and participation in school and community activities related to the field of education. Interested in a career in education. 

Application Deadline: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING NOMINATED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP. PLEASE NOTIFY MS. JOHNSON BY FEBRUARY 1, 2013. Application due March 22, 2013.  

Deadline:
February 1, 2013
Deadline:
March 22, 2013

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Jan 12 2013

PBWC Scholarship Program

 

Sponsor/Organization: Professional Business Women of California

Scholarship Amount: Undetermined

Eligibility: Must be female, High School Senior

Online Application

Application Deadline: March 15, 2013 by 5:00 PM electronically

Additional Information: This scholarship is for advancing the professional and personal development of women. 1. Complete application 2. Personal essay 3. Three letters of recommendation All completed applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically. Completed application package should be emailed to: Carolyn@pbwc.org

Website

Deadline:
March 15, 2013

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Jan 12 2013

HERFF JONES Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award

Scholarship: HERFF JONES Believe in You Scholarship & Principal's Award 

Scholarship Amount: $2,000 or $5,000 or $8,500 or $12,000 Only ONE student will be nominated for this scholarship. IMPORTANT: Notify Ms. Johnson by JANUARY 20, 2013 if interested. Final Application Deadline is February 8, 2013.

Eligibility: High School Senior, Leadership, Academic Performance, Community Service.  

Application Deadline: Notify Ms. Johnson by JANUARY 20, 2013 if interested. Final Application Deadline is February 8, 2013.  

Deadline:
January 20, 2013
Deadline:
February 8, 2013

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Jan 12 2013

SAE Engineering Scholarship: SAE Foundation

Scholarship: SAE Engineering Scholarship: SAE Foundation Sponsored

Sponsor/Organization: SAE International through SAE Foundation. NOTE: This is different than the SAE Engineering Scholarships through Universities.

Scholarship Amount: 8 different scholarships are available through SAE Foundation.

Eligibility: High school seniors, Us citizen, meet minimum requirements for GPA, SAT1 or ACT1 scores

Online Application

Application Deadline: January 15, 2014 for SAE foundation sponsored scholarships

Additional Information: Students must intend to earn a degree in engineering or a related science. US citizen. To apply, click on application link and then on instruction 3."Begin the application process online. " link.  

Deadline:
January 15, 2014

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Oct 21 2012

The Gates Millennium Scholars

Scholarship: The Gates Millennium Scholars 

Scholarship Amount: Awards to be determined by GMS based on financial need

Eligibility: Citizen, or legal permanent resident of the USA, Demonstrated leadership, Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria, 3.3 GPA or higher on an unweighted 4.0 scale.

Online Application

Application Deadline: 1/15/2013, Application started 8/15/2012

Additional Information: A complete application consists of: 1. Student application 2. Educator’s evaluation 3. Evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership. Log onto the Gates Millenium Scholars (GMS) Online nomination system at: https://scholarships.gmsp.org/Program/Details/7d6e42b1-d063-4bd2-a977-057b290e2708

Website

Deadline:
January 16, 2013

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Oct 21 2012

The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Scholarship: John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest 

Scholarship Amount: 1st $10,000 (1),nominating teacher gets $500 Grant, 2nd $1,000 (1), Finalist $500 (5)

Eligibility: Open to High School students. Requires registration and an essay of 1,000 words or less on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.

Online Application

Application Deadline: January 5, 2013 

Website

Deadline:
January 5, 2013

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