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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
$100-$300
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 17th
The objective of this essay contest is to encourage students to develop and improve their thinking and writing skills as they address core values of the US Marine Corps and our society: Honor, Courage, Commitment. The essay should specifically address: What do honor, courage, and commitment mean to you? All students who are attending a public, private, charter, faith-based or home school in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Category 1: For students who are in grades 6 through 8 Category 2: For students who are in grades 9 through 12
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 21
The grant and scholarship program was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a life long advocate for civil and human rights, particularly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. The grants will support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for GLBT persons and to support GLBT safety in public schools. As you distribute this information to potential applicants, make sure grant applicants are: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member, or A public school district(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible The scholarship program will support CTA/SCTA members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education. Awardees are expected to address any experiences and/or your personal philosophy and how it benefits the GLBT public school community. Applicants must be a: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible
Contact:
CTA State Headquarters P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921; 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone: (650) 697-1400 www.cta.org
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 30
To submit, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who is at least 18 years of age by the contest deadline and enrolled in a university or college (state or private), a community college, or a trade or career-based school.
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 30th
* Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale * Graduating high school senior in the USA,* Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 13
(For college students enrolled in an art credential program at one of the California State Universities). The one-time scholarships are awarded to art education students who exemplify outstanding qualifications. The college students must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited educational program. The awards are sent directly to the designated college and disbursed through their financial office. All information must be presented accurately, promptly, and completely to the screening committee or the nominee will not be considered for an award.
Contact:
PLEASE SEND APPLICATIONS TO NEW SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR, Penny Venola, 2197 Santa Ana Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627 or by EMAIL to Penny Venola at pvenola1@gmail.com URL: www.caea-arteducation.org/student-scholarships
Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
The AVID Scholarship Program at Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) is made possible by the generous support of Orange County philanthropists and community leaders committed to the academic and life success of AVID students. Working in partnership with the Draper Family Foundation Fund, Dad's House, Kingston Technology, the Orange County Department of Education's AVID Program, SchoolsFirst and the AVID Orange County Dollars for Scholars, the AVID Scholarship Program at OCCF provides scholarships to qualified AVID graduating seniors in Orange County. Eligibility A student enrolled in the AVID program for a minimum of three years A student who demonstrates a commitment to higher education despite personal and/or financial obstacles A student who has been accepted to and will attend an accredited four-year college or university A student who has earned a minimum GPA of 2.8 A student who demonstrates a commitment to the community.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 510 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: (949) 553-4202 Fax: (949) 553-4211 www.oc-cf.org
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher education in Los Angeles County.
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Each candidate must be a law student who has successfully completed at least one year of law school. Strong preference will be given to current residents of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare or Tuolumne Counties. Primary considerations are academic achievement and the breadth and depth of the applicant's extracurricular and community activities. Financial need and demonstrated leadership capabilities are also taken into consideration.
Contact:
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship Committee Fifth District Court of Appeal 2424 Ventura Street Fresno, California 93721 Contact: Margo Feldkamp (559) 445-5640 Email: margo.feldkamp@jud.ca.gov
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.