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Scholarships | 2017-2018

Scholarship

 

Foothill High School

2017-2018 Scholarship List

 

Scholarship

Description

Deadline

Horatio Alger Scholarship

http://scholars.horationalger.org

Hold  a minimum GPA of 2.00

Be a United States citizen

October 25, 2017

 

Foster Youth

Website: www.chafee.csac.ca.gov

Varies

Scholarships for California’s Latino Students

See Websites for information on Scholarships:

www.hsf.net      www.latinocollegedollars.org    http://maldef.org/education

http://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

Varies

 

Congressional Black Caucus Scholarships

Various Scholarships with Various Due Dates. For more information please visit:

Http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/

Varies

 

Geneseo Migrant Scholarships

The Geneseo Migrant Center provides a variety of services to migrant farmworkers residing in the immediate geographic area as well as coordinating programs on a regional, statewide, and national level to benefit migrant farmworkers and their familes.

For more information please visit: http://migrant.net/index.html

Varies

 

Scholarships to study abroad in Germany

Volunteer to host a CBYX student and make intercultural learning a family experience Learn more and apply online at:

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org

 

Varies

Student Poetry Contest

$ 500 for first place  Cash prizes for entering $25 - $50

Online entries may submitted through  www.scholasticpublishing.org

Nov 8, 2017

Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project

Fifty juniors & seniors will be selected from the statewide applicants to participate in the conference on March 22-25, 2018 in Sacramento

Website: http://www.apylp.org

Oct 25, 2017

Scholarships for Youth Asian and Pacific Islander Students

Offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards

Website: http://www.apiasf.org/

Jan 11, 2018

UNCF scholarships

UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each has its own eligibility criteria open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarships, you must apply through the on-line application process. For more information see website:

Https://scholarships.uncf.org/

Varies

ROTC Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • 17-27 years of age
  • Be physically qualified by USMC standards – No moral disqualification – Strict adherence to USMC policies

The Benefit

  • Pays full tuition , lab fees, books and uniforms
  • Provides leadership opportunities
  • Structured academic environment
  • $250.00-$400.00 per month stipend

Varies

 

Zinch $1,000 weekly scholarship

Zinch awards $1000 every week to high school or college student

Fill out some basic infor about yourself then answer a short essay question to submit your entry. They will notify the winner by E-mail

See website for an application and more information:

Http://www.zinch.com/weeklyscholarshiprules

Weekly

 

Common Knowledge scholarship Foundation

  • All U.S. high school college and graduate students are eligible
  • Scholarship competitions consist of one or more quizzes with topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites and even movies.
  • Scores are based on combination of time and accuracy
  • Award amounts range from $250 to $2500

See website to register to take quizzes: http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarships

Weekly

 

2017 Good Tidings community service scholarship

The Good Tidings Foundation is a non-profit, shares the spirit of giving with youth from communities of need in the Bay Area/Sacramento to empower them to reach their dreams.

Requirement:

  • High school Senior graduating in 2018
  • Resident of one of the Sacramento County

See Website for an application and more information:

http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/39412-Good-Tidings-Foundation

Oct 26,2017

 

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

Applicants Must be:

  • Current High School ( or home Schooled) seniors attending school in the United States
  • U.S. Citizen , U.S Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees or Humanitarian Parolees
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post –secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum GPA 3.00 at the end of their junior year of high school

For more information for an application see website:

Http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/blog/be-a coca-cola-scholar/

Oct 31, 2017

 

Be the Whale Art Scholarship

2D artwork (Dimensions of original: min = 8x10 max= 18x24 )

See website for an application and more information:

http://www.bethewhale.com/california/

 

Nov 1, 2017

 

Ron Brown Scholars Program

Interested applications are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:

  • Must be Black/African American
  • Must excel academically
  • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
  • Must participate in community service activities
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card
  • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application

See website for an application and more information:

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/eligibility-requirements

Nov 1, 2017

 

The 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

If you’ve made a difference through volunteering over the past year. You could win $1000.00 and a fabulous trip to Washington D.C next May by applying for Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

For an application see Website:

http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc

Nov 7, 2017

 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarships Program is a nomination based award, and only one student per school may be nominated. Leaders and Achievers are awards one-time scholarships, with a base award of $1000.00. You must see Mr. Baxter to be considered for nomination.

Eligibility:

  • Full time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school in community served or approved by Comcast.
  • Student grade point average of 2.8 or higher
  • Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.
  • Student shows a strong commitment to and involvement in community service
  • Student plan to attend an accredited, non-profit college, university or vocational/technical school in the United States.

See Website for more information:

http://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/new-feed/recognizing-the-best-and-brightest-nationwide

Nov 9, 2017

 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Scholarship

For Seniors Graduating in 2018 attending high schools in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo and El Dorado counties. With the application and official transcript include two copies of a typed personal statement providing information about your:

  • African American Heritage
  • Current Campus & Community involvement
  • Career objectives
  • Knowledge of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Inc.

For an application see website:

http://www.apa1906.net/go-to-high-school-go-to-college

Nov 11, 2017

 

Jack Kent Cooke foundation Scholarship

Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four year accredited undergraduate school

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Plan to graduate from a U.S high school in Spring 2018
  • Intend to enroll in a accredited four year college or university beginning in fall 2018
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 of above
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell Grant.

See website for an application and more information :

Http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/     

Nov 14, 2017

LegiSchool 2017 Essay Contest

Eligibility and Rules:

  • Open to Current 11th and 12th grade students in California
  • No more than 2 pages, typed and double spaced on the Topic:

     “Healthy    School Lunches: What’s on the Menu?”

Must enter online on the entry form:

https://www.wufoo.com/signup/17/register/

 

Nov 17, 2017

WTS Will Kempton High School Scholarship

The minimum Criteria for selection are:

  • Applicant must be a high school senior
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Currently studying math, Science and technology
  • Considering a college degree in a transportation related field

See website for an application and more information

http://www.wtsinternational.org/assets/81/7/Application_Kempton_Scholarship_2018.pdf

Nov 17, 2017

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition

The Elks National foundation will award 500 four year scholarship to the highest rated applicants in the 2017 competition.

  • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the U.S. is eligible to apply
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed: Permanent legal resident status does not qualify
  • Male and female students compete separately

For more information and application:

Http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Nov 27, 2017

Sixt Scholars Program

Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2018 the opportunity to receive a $5000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar.

Requirement:

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 Scale

See website to get more detail information:

https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/

Nov 30, 2017

Ron Brown Scholars Program

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar. Program provided you meet the following requirements:

  • Must be Black/African American
  • Must excel academically
  • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential
  • Must participate in community service activities.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card
  • Be a high school Senior at the time of your application

See website for an application and more information:

Http://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/eligibility-requirements

Jan 9, 2018

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship

Awards Range from $1000 to $5000 each: with multiple winners selected each year. All high school students are eligible to apply

See website for an application and more.

http://www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/home.aspx

May 1, 2018

Son of Italy Western foundation Scholarship

The Grand Lodge of California, order sons of Italy in America, offer a scholarship for graduating Seniors in the class of 2018

  • Academic Award for high school seniors
  • Italian Language study grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2018
  • Athletic Award for high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field

See website at www.osiaca.org Click on link for SCHOLARSHIPS

March 1, 2018

Golden One credit Union Scholarship

Recipients can receive:

Up to $1,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit two-year community college in California

Up to $5,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit, four-year college or university in California

 

In order to be eligible, you must:

  • Hold a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • Be involved in community service and extracurricular activities totaling at least 24 hours in the last 12 months
  • Be a Golden 1 member for at least one year, or be a dependent of someone who has been a member for at least one year*

https://www.golden1.com/scholarships/default

Jan 31, 2018

Student View Scholarship

It is exceptionally easy to apply:

* NO minimum SAT or ACT score
* NO minimum grade point average
* NO lengthy, time-consuming paperwork
* NO essays
* NO application fees

Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.

http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

April 22, 2018

 

Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship

Amount: $500.00

Portuguese descent, 3.50 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activities 
Application Process:
Submit application with:

  - Transcript

  - Three letters of recommendation

Apply on line:

http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/Scholarship/2018%20Master%20Scholarship%20Application(Fillable%20Form).pdf

March 15, 2018

Schwab-Rosenhouse Memorial Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating high school seniors who have live in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, or Yolo County for at least two years prior to the time of application and also meet California State residency requirements.
  • Students 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.

Award range from $1000 to $ 5000 per year. For an application and more information see website: http://jewishsac.org/schwabrosenhousescholarships/

Feb 8, 2018

 

California Wine Grape Growers

The CWGGF is offering

  • At least two $8000 scholarships for four years at any campus in the UC or CSU system
  • At Least four $2000 scholarships for two years at any California Community College

Only the current seniors who are children of vineyard employees working in the 2017-2018 wine grape growing season are eligible to apply. However, children of wine grape growers may request a waiver from the eligibility based upon financial need.

For an application and more information see website:

http://cawgfoundation.org/

March 16, 2018

California Wine Grape Growers Foundation – Robert Miller Scholarship

Each year either a $500 (for Alan Hancock Community College) or a $1000 (for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo ) scholarship will be awarded. The following qualifications are required in addition to those listed above:

  • A high school Senior graduating in 2018 or a student enrolled at Alan Hancock Community college or Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Plan to major or are majoring in Vitculture or Enology

For more information, contact CAWG at http://cawgfoundation.org/

March 16, 2018

Real World Design Challenge Scholarship

$50,000 – 7 Award

  • Be currently enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11, and 12. Student enrolled in school environments with alternate grade or level designation.

http://www.realworlddesignchallenge.org/

Nov 17, 2017

Points Scholarship

$10,000-10 Awards

  • Be at least 13 years old and will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  • Be a legal resident of the US or Pureto Rico

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14308/points_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.gDO0dALa.dpbs

Nov 30, 2017

 

The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

$1000

Students applying must submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship

  1. The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship - https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship
  2. The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship - https://publicity.ai/?scholarship

 

Dec 20, 2017

 

AXA Achievement Scholarships

 $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 

  • Be united states citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington D.C & Puerto Rico.
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full time in an accredited two years or four year college.

 

https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

Dec 15, 2017

 

E Quality Scholarship

$6000

Graduating High School, community college Nursing and medical students in northern and central California

To recognize service to the LGBT +community

 

For more information and to apply, go to

http://www.equalityscholarship.org

 

Feb 1, 2018

 

WASH Scholarship

$1000

Submit an artist’s statement, digital art portfolio,

Letters of recommendation

Application is available at Career Center

March 1, 2018

 

Stokes Program scholarship

Must be a U.S citizen

Must be a high school seniors at the time of application, Have a GPA 3.00 or above on a 4.0 scale preferred, with a SAT score of 1200

 

Http://intelligencecareers.gov/NSA

Nov 15, 2017

 

Sacramento Chapter link Scholarship

  1. Online application
  2. One page essay
  3. Officical transcript with official school seal and registrar’s signature

 For more information and to apply please visit at   http://sacramentolinksinc.org

April 14, 2018

NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com scholarship

$1000.00

We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

 

Visit at https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

Aug 31, 2018

Northrop Grumman

Scholarship

$8000

Be United Citizens

Be residents of : California Sacramento County

Be graduating seniors of a public or private school

Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 ( non- weighted)

Have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27

 

Feb 4, 2017

InspirASIAN Scholarship

$2000 National

$1000 State

with a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Visit at https://inspirasian.us/scholarships

 

January 31, 2018

Sacramento Area Fire Fighter Scholarship

$500

Applicant must submit 1 500 word essay on the topic “ Firehouse life between emergency call “

April 1, 2018

Jack London Foundation Scholarship

$500-$2000

Manuscripts must be typed, double spaced and not to exceed 2,000 words. One entry per student.

Jan 31, 2018

Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship

$2500

Must be a graduating senior of Japanese American decent with a GPA 2.5 or higher

March 10, 2018

 

LGBTQ Caucus Scholarship

Sacramento County resident

GPA 2.0 or higher

Identify as LGBTQ

March 25, 2018

Sacramento State Alumni Scholarship

$1000-$3000

Incoming Freshmen and all majors should apply

http://SacStateAlumni.com/scholarships

 

March 1, 2018

Save Credit Union Scholarship

$1000

  1. Completed application
  2. Academic Achievement
  3. Financial Need
  4. Qualify of composition
  5. Letters of recommendation
  6. Community involvement

 

March 12, 2018

Bezos Scholars Program

Educator team and leadership training and power-packed conversation with global leaders, such as social enterepreneurs.

Feb 9, 2018

 

HACEMOS Scholarship

$2500

Be a Hispanic Heritage

GPA 3.00 or higher

Visit www.hacemos.org to apply

Feb 28, 2018

Important website to find a scholarship

Important Information:

 

Think of looking for scholarships as having a part-time job.  Juniors and seniors might spend an hour a day or half a day on weekends conducting searches and putting together applications.

Where to Find Scholarships?   (You have to ask)

  • Local and regional organizations
  • Parent’s work
  • Student’s work
  • Religious, service, cultural organizations
  • Family
  • Online

On the internet?  (You have to search)

Scholarship Directories (you complete a profile and enter your email address)

Search Engines. In the “search” box, type: Scholarship, _____________________.  On the line, insert one at a time, all the things that describe you, the student – interests, background, family, heritage, religion, activities, course of study, hobbies, anything unusual such as a disability in the family, tall, etc…

 What to Submit? (You need to Stand Out)

  •  All requirements stated on the scholarship application.  Be sure to read the application. 

Typical requests include, but are not limited to:

  • completed application form (typed preferably)
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcript 

 

Scholarship Websites

Scholarship Websites

Website Address Organization Point of Interest
www.collegeanswer.com College Answer:  The Planning for College Destination Free scholarship search service
www.studentscholarshipsearch.com Student Scholarship Search Free scholarship search service 
www.collegenet.com CollegeNET Free scholarship search service 
www.cappex.com Cappex College Search Free scholarship search service 
www.fastweb.com FastWeb! Free scholarship search service 
www.freschinfo.com/search Fresch? Free scholarship search service
www.gmsp.org The Gates Millemium Scholars Scholarship iInformation
www.hsf.net Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Information
www.naas.org National Academy of Scholars Scholarship Information
www.chci.org/scholarships The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Information
www.collegeview.com College View Paying for college
www.csac.ca.gov California Student Aid Commission Cal Grant Information
www.ed.gov US Department of Education USDE Financial Aid Information
www.fafsa.ed.gov FAFSA Online Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.finaid.org FinAid Financial Aid Information
www.salliemae.com Sallie Mae Loan Repayment Calculator
www.collegeboard.org College Board CSS Financial Aid Profile for Private Schools