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Scholarships

scholarships due september 2017

scholarships due october 2017

♦The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship♦

Deadline:  October 25, 2017

Award:  $6,000 to $25,000

 

This scholarship program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need & have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

Eligibility criteria include: high school graduation in spring/summer, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and United States citizenship.

Students may apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org.

 

scholarships due november 2017

♦NASSP -  National Association of Secondary School Principals

Deadline:  Nov. 7, 2017

 

Are there students at San Lorenzo HS making a difference through volunteering?

If so we encourage you to apply for the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.  If you have participated in community service activities over the past year, fill out an online application at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit.

If interested in applying please come into the Counseling office to pick up information about this opportunity.

 

♦Sixt Rent A Car Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Nov. 30, 2017

Award: 5 - $5,000 Scholarships

 

The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

  • First 500 valid applicants will be considered
  • Available nationwide
  • Requirements

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2017/2018
  • Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university

If interested in this scholarship please apply @:  https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/

SCHOLARSHIPS DUE december 2017

♦CAP Bay Area Making Waves Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Dec. 12, 2017

 

Eligible Students Must:

  • Graduate from high school
  • Gain admission to a 4-year college or university
  • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below $5,000 (from the FAFSA)
  • Live in one of the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma

If interested in this scholarship please go to:  https://making-waves.org/how/cap/cap-bay-area/ to apply.

scholarships due january 2018

♦Princeton Prize Awards Program♦

Deadline:  Jan. 31, 2018

 

The Prize was founded in 2003 to support and encourage young activists committed to improving race relations.

Students from any current 9th -12th grade can apply who in the past 12 months has organized and played a leadership role in a volunteer effort that has positively impacted race relations in his or her school or community.

Students must complete & submit (online or by mail) Part I of the application form, available at pprize.Princeton.edu/apply.  Part II of the application must be submitted by the students sponsor (adult, not related to the student, who is familiar with the activity being put forth for the award.

Scholarships due february 2018

♦eQuality Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Feb. 1, 2018

 

Applicants for the high school scholarships must:

  • be a resident of northern or cenral California
  • have completed or complete high school ro equivalent between July1, 2013 and June 30, 2018 and
  • plan to attend or have begun attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2018.

For more information or to apply please visit www.equalityscholarship.org

 

♦Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program♦

Deadline:  Feb. 4, 2018

 

This scholarship program helps support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program and who live in communities where Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has a major presence.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a resident in one of the counties or communities mentioned above
  • Must be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school in sponsoring location
  • Must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program
  • Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 (initial application only)
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (un-weighted)

If interested in this scholarship apply at: http://www.northropgrumman.com/CorporateResponsibility/Community/Pages/engineeringscholars.aspx

 

 

♦Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Feb. 1, 2018 by 5:00 EST.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21

Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

If interested in this scholarship please apply at: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

 

♦Black College EXPO♦

Deadline: Mon. Feb. 5, 2018

 

The Black College Expo is looking for all Juniors & Seniors to participate. Win scholarship money by writing an essay on...."Why is a College Education Important to Me?"

Winners must attend the BLACK COLLEGE EXPO to receive their scholarship.

More details available on our website @ www.thecollegeexpo.org

 

 

♦Warrior Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Feb. 11, 2018

 

2 Male, 2 Female Scholarships:  $5,000 each

Student applicants must meet the following criteria for nomination:  Be a college bound senior currently attending a Bay Area public high school; Be a legal resident; Display leadership qualities in the classroom; Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 from sophomore to senior year of high school; and Demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic and community outreach.

If interested in this scholarship stop by the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

 

♦2018 Youth on Course Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Feb. 18, 2018

 

  • You must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited Northern California high school with a miniumum GPA of 3.0
  • Scholarships are both need and merit based.
  • You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the shcolarhsip is awarded.
  • You need to be a member of Youth on Course.  You can join today at youthoncourse.org/join

To Apply:  Visit youthoncourse.org/scholarships and hit APPLY NOW following the form steps

 

♦Kaiser Permanente Asian Association Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Feb. 21, 2018

Award:  7 scholarships of $3,500 each

 

KP Asian Association scholarships recognize students who have brought demonstrable, tangible benefit to an Asian community and have the potential to be future leaders.  Students may have demonstrated this potential through their activities in school, in the community, or in the face of unusual circumstances.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • high school student graduating in Spring, 2018 and planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college, university trade or technical school in Fall, 2018;
  • high school or student's residence located in the Kaiser Permanente Northern CA service area; and
  • minimum 2.5 GPA

If interested in this scholarship you can stop by the counseling office to pick up an application or apply online at: https://kaiserpermanente-asianassociation.org/scholarship/application/

 

♦Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships♦

Deadline:  Feb. 23, 2018

Awards:  $1,000 to $20,000

 

Who can apply?  Incoming or current college students of any ethnic background. Must plan to be enrolled full time in the Fall. Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a US Citizen or permanent resident unless otherwise stated.  Since each of the scholarship programs is supported by an individual donor or family, the eligibility requirements vary for each scholarship.  Please go the website:  www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships for eligibility requirements.

 

♦Chinese American Citizens Alliance Essay Contest♦

Deadline:  Feb. 26, 2018

 

The Nation Lodge of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance is sponsoring an essay contest to provide a forum for expression by the youth who will the future leaders.  Open to all students enrolled in senior high school (grades 9-12).  No entry fee required.

 

scholarships due march 2018

 

♦2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 10, 2018

 

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descent at an accredited high school with a grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0. Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.

Students will be awarded scholarships on the basis of commitment to their community, written essays, academic achievement and personal character.

If interested in this scholarship please stop by the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

♦The Soledad Fernandez Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 15, 2018

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Of Filipino descent (Full to 50% Filipino)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Reside and attend high school in the SF Bay Area
  • If selected, attend an award ceremony & luncheon with scholardhip benefactors
  • And the following year, attend the luncheon for the next recipient.

If interested in applying for this scholarship please stop by the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

♦Italian Catholic Federation♦

Deadline:  March 15, 2018

Award:  $400

 

The "Italian Catholic Federation"  offers $400 scholarships to Roman Catholic graduating Seniors of Italian descent who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2.

If interested in this scholarship please stop in the Counseling office to pick up an application or visit the ICF website @ www.icf.org.

 

 

State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship♦

Deadline: March 15, 2018

 

 

Application must be fully completed or applicant will be disqualified. Applications will not be accepted or considered, if the required documents are not attached and the following requirements are not met:

1. Applicants must be of Portuguese descent and be a USA citizen or permanent resident.

2. Applicant must have maintained a minimum 3.50 Total Weighted Grade Point Average for Grades 9 -12 and be a graduating Senior of a California high school.

(An official High School Transcript must accompany the application)

3. Applicant meets all entrance requirements of the accredited community college, college, trade school or university the applicant plans to attend.

4. Applicant must have participated in at least three(3) extra-curricular activities while in high school.

5. Applicant must present three(3) letters of recommendation from individuals who will vouch for the applicant’s academic standing, character and personality. One letter must be from the Principal, Dean or Counselor, verifying participation in the extra-curricular activities. One letter must be from a teacher of the high school attended. One letter may be from any other source except a relative and may be an additional teacher. Individuals writing letters are to include their titles or position.

6. Applicants must complete the Application for an Undergraduate Scholarship, including the essay.

IF interested in this scholarship please visit the cabrillocivicclubs.org   website or stop by the counseling office for a application.

 

 

♦The Anita Baskervill-Harris Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 23, 2018

Awards:  $500 to $2000

 

The Xi Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority  will be awarding schoalrships to outstanding African American High School Seniors.

 

1. The Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the Bay Area counties listed below.

2. The Applicant must reside in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San

Francisco, Solano, or in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, in Northern California.

3. Applicant shall participate in an in-person, face-to-face interview. No electronic interviews will be

accepted, including but not limited to: FaceTime, Skype, or conference calls.

4. Scholarship viability will be based on high school records showing a minimum GPA of 3.0. If you submit

an application with a GPA lower than a 3.0 you must also submit a statement that explains the mitigating

circumstances that caused your GPA to fall below a 3.0. (Physical education, dance, typing, home

economics and other non- academic courses will not be included in the GPA calculation).

5. Economic need is based on family size and income.

6. Please submit the following: A personal statement describing who you are and evidence of your

achievements not reflected in other parts of your attached application. The personal statement must

also explain how and why the events described, have shaped your attitude, focus, and most of all, your

intellectual vitality. Essay must be at least 300-500 words, 1-3 pages, typed and double-spaced.

 

If interested is this scholarship the scholarship can be downloaded from:  http://www.twentypearlsfoundation.org/scholarships-grants/

or stop by the counseling office to pick up an application.

 

 

♦Society of Women Engineers Golden Gate Section Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 23, 2018

 

Each year GGs awards more than $18,000 to local young Bay Area women graduating from high school and pursuing degrees in engineering or computer science.

If interested in this application you can download it @ http://ggs.swe.org/scholarship.html or stop by the Counseling Office to pick up an application.

 

 

♦North Coast Section Foundation Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 26, 2018

 

To be eligible for consideration, a nominee must:

  • Currently enrolled as a senior student in good standing and a candidate for graduation from a North Coast Section member high school.
  • Currently earning a cumulative GPA (grades 9-12) of 3.3 or higher.
  • Participated in a varsity sport during his/her senior year.
  • Demonstrated a commitment to school investment through school leadership or school service.
  • Demonstrated a commitment to community investment through volunteerism (e.g. volunteer work in social, youth, church and/or other community service).
  • Enroll in and begin study at a two-or four-year College within one year of graduating from high school.

If interested in this scholarship please apply @ http://static.psbin.com/c/h/tesfb5tllqwc9l/Foundation_scholarship_application.pdf

 

♦Merv Harris Scholarship♦

Deadline:  March 26, 2018

Award:  2 - $500

 

To be eligible for consideration, a nominee must:

  • Be enrolled as a senior student in good standing and a candidate for graduation from a North Coast Section member high school.
  • Be enrolled in the journalism program of a North Coast Section member high school.
  • Contribute articles or photographs for publication in the school newspaper of a North Coast Section member high school.
  • Enroll in and begin study at a two- or four-year college within one year of graduating from high school.

If interested in this scholarship please apply @ http://www.cifncs.org/parents-students/MervHarrisApplication.pdf

 

 

 

scholarships due april 2018

♦Wa Sung Community Service Club Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 2, 2018

 

This year the Wa Sung Community Service Club will be awarding one $2,500 Community Service Scholarship and numerous $1,500 scholarships.  To Qualify, the applicant must be a graduating high school senior of Asian descent currently attending school in Alameda County or Contra Costa County and will be attending college beginning Fall 2018. Selection of awardees will be based upon individual scholastic achievement, involvement in  extra-curricular activities, work experience, community service and financial need.

If interested in this scholarship come into the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

♦California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance♦

Deadline:  April 13, 2018

 

Each year CASCWA awards $500.00  scholarships to deserving, graduating high school seniors who have overcome unique obstacles and difficulties. The students we want to recognize & honor are those who may have had to overcome lack of success early on due to personal or family problems, attendance or discipline issues.

If you would like to apply for this scholarship, come into the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

 

♦US Tennis Association (USTA) Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 16, 2018

 

The US Tennis Association Northern Ca. offers college scholarships to four senior-year, high school tennis players annually to support and encourage multicultural tennis participation among high school students entering college.

To read more about this scholarship or apply please visit:  www.usta.com

 

 

♦The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 18, 2018

 

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2018. Scholarships are also available for nursing and medical students attending schools in Northern California. KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential. 

The scholarship program is open to African-American high school seniors who have a grade point average at or above 2.75.

If interested in this scholarship please apply at:  https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/media_assets/pdf/pressreleases/nw/2003/downloads/KPAAA_Application.pdf

 

 

♦CSEA Chapter #692 2018 Higher Education Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 20, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Must be a graduating high school senior enrolled & accepted in a technical or vocational school, community college or university;

-OR- 2nd - 4th year college student continuing your studies in one of the above mentioned schools - OR - You are an active member of CSEA, Chapter #692 wishing to continue your education on a degree track at one of the the above mentioned schools.

If interested in applying for this scholarship, come into the Counseling office to pick up an application.

 

 

♦2018 Student-View Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 22, 2018

Award:  1 - $4000 scholarship     ≈     2 - $1000 scholarships     ≈     10 - $500 scholarships

 

The 2018 Student View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Its quick & easy to apply.

  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees

Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.

 

 

♦Robert T. Nahas Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 30, 2018

 

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of Alameda County's public or private high schools
  • Applicant must have a record of community service/involvement for a t least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Applicant must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have proof of admission to a four year accredited college.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, native born.
  • Applicant must remain in good standing academically in order to maintain scholarship eligibility and must be working toward and making progress at obtaining a baccalaureate degree.

If interested in this scholarship please come into the Counseling office to pick up the application.

 

 

♦George P. Scotlan, Reynolds, and Morgan Family Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 30, 2018

 

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of Alameda County's public or private high schools
  • Applicant must have a record of community service/involvement for a t least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Applicant must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have proof of admission to a four year accredited college.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, native born.
  • Applicant must remain in good standing academically in order to maintain scholarship eligibility and must be working toward and making progress at obtaining a baccalaureate degree.

If interested in this scholarship please come into the Counseling office to pick up the application.

 

 

scholarships due may 2018

♦Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship for JUNIORS♦

Deadline:  May 31, 2018

 

Triple-Impact Competitor awards at least 62 scholarships ranging between $1000 and $2000 depending upon region.  Eligibility now extends to any high school JUNIOR (Class of 2019) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports.

Students may apply online:  www.positivecoach.org/scholarships

scholarships due june 2018

♦The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship♦

Deadline:  June 15, 2018

 

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring 2018
  • Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2018 that will lead to employment
  • Attend a not for profit post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

To apply online, please visit:  https://application.horatioalger.org

 

scholarships due july - august 2018

♦Christensen & Hymas Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Aug. 1, 2018

Award: $1000

 

Christensen & Hymas would like to offer a scholarship opportunity for students who are interested in furthering their education.

The following criteria MUST be met:

  • You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
  • You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA

Qualifying students can apply here:  https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/

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