California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
April 26
Be accepted to attend a four-year accredited California college or university by Fall 2013 semester Be an incoming junior or senior student of at least 25 percent Hispanic decent Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in their major subject Be California natives/residents attending school in California Major in public relations, communications, journalism, advertising and/or marketing A desire to work in the public relations industry with a major in other disciplines Be available to attend the HPRA PRemio Awards dinner in October 2013 in Los Angeles
Contact:
Hispanic Public Relations Association P. O. Box 86760 Los Angeles, CA 90086-0760 E-mail: hpra.scholarships@yahoo.com
Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Apr 30
Open to latino/latina students planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning. Attending Stanford is NOT a requirement.
Contact:
Los Hermanos de Stanford Haas Center for Public Service 562 Salvatierra Walkway Stanford, CA 94305 E-mail: loshermanosscholarship@gmail.com
SALEF Father Rutilio Grande Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically tailor for student in the fields of Theology, Philosophy, Religious studies and/or an emphasis in Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies or Social Justice. * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Applicants must be either: a) graduating High School seniors b) current undergraduate, graduate and professional students c) community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org
SALEF Health Career Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Applicant must be pursuing a health-related field only. Be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity. Must demonstrate proven financial need. Must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must demonstrate a history of community involvement. Must be either: a) Graduating High School senior b) Current undergraduate, graduate, MPH, MD or Dentistry School c) Community college student d) Vocational/Trade school student. Applicant must reside in the following areas: a) Los Angeles Area (Specifically Pico-Union, South Los Angeles, or surrounding areas).
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org
SALEF Two Nineteen Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
This scholarship is specifically for AB540 students attending a Community College in California. These scholarships are renewable on minimum GPA and community service Four-Year Scholarship provides financial assistance to selected scholars for four consecutive years, as long as they keep a 3.0 GPA. Four-year scholars are selected from the current years' awardees. No additional application required. Must meet the following requirements: * Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity * Applicants must demonstrate financial need * Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement * Community college students (must be AB540) * Low income students must reside and study in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Area (Specifically South Central Los Angeles, Pico Union, East Los Angeles) and San Fernando Valley * Applicants must be willing to give back to the community by becoming a mentor to a high school student or completing the equivalent of 52 community service hours assigned by SALEF The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Contact:
Guillermo Giron, Scholarship Program Coordinator Phone: (213) 480-1052 E-mail: ggiron@salef.org Website: www.salef.org Website: www.salef.org
SMACNA Bay Area Scholarships
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
Apr 30
The awards are open to all students, with preference given to sons/daughters of employees of a Bay Area SMACNA firm. The scholarships are to be used for tuition and books, and the recipient shall agree to be employed by a member firm during the summer months following the granting of the scholarship.
Contact:
Bay Area Chapter Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association Airport Corporate Centre 7677 Oakport Street Suite 1100 Oakland, CA 94621 Toll Free: 866-5SMACNA Tel: 510-635-8212 Fax 510-635-0320
The Tang Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $15000 (renewable up to 3 additional years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 30. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Edward Tang 300 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070-2489 E-mail: ecmt@yahoo.com Url: https://sites.google.com/site/tangscholarship/
Justice Pauline Davis Hanson Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Women who have completed their 1st year of law school; Preference is given to current or former residents of the following California counties: Fresno, Kings, Madera & Tulare; Academic record, extracurricular & community activities, demonstrated leadership capabilities & financial need. Finalists are interviewed
Contact:
Fresno County Women's Lawyer Scholarship Committee 5151 N. Palm Street Ste. #820 Fresno, CA 93704 Phone: 559-226-1540 Fax: 559-228-8493
William E. "Buck" Bragunier Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 01
One competitively selected and deserving undergraduate student attending an accredited four-year college or university in the San Diego, California geographical community will be awarded. Please Note: Distance Learning or On-Line programs are not eligible. Students who meet the criteria for the General Wickham Scholarship are eligible for consideration, provided the school attending is an accredited four-year college or university in the greater San Diego, California geographical area. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have an outstanding record of demonstrated leadership within his or her university or local community. The recipient of the William E. "Buck" Bragunier Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership will be selected from the qualified General Wickham Scholarship applicants. Candidates must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application and be majoring in the following or related fields of electrical, chemical, systems or aerospace engineering; mathematics; physics; technology management; management information systems; or computer science. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence enterprises or national security with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Two letters of recommendation.
Contact:
Norma Corrales Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149 Website: www.afcea.org
Susan Schulman Begley Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1 and November 1
This award is given to a woman who is establishing herself as a single-parent head of household and due to extreme circumstances, following the dissolution of an abusive or emotionally traumatic relationship, having no other adequate financial means, requires funds for immediate needs for herself and her children including rent and food.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 (map) Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org