California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
California Hotel and Lodging General Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Merit-based scholarship. Must be enrolled in an accredited 2-year, 4-year or university program in Lodging Management. 2.7 minimum GPA. Must be California Resident.
Contact:
CH&LA Education Foundation Scholarship Program 414 Twenty- Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95816-3211 916-444-5780 916-444-5848 Fax www.calodging.com
The Sarah A. Bonnifield Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
To be eligible, an applicant must: Be a Vietnam Veteran or a dependent or relative of a Vietnam Veteran (relative may be a spouse, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, nephew or niece) Be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university Provide a copy of the Veterans DD214 or submit proof of military service
Contact:
Sacramento Region Community Foundation 955 University Avenue, Suite A Sacramento, CA 95825 Attn: Sarah A. Bonnifield Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund For questions, please contact (916) 921-7723 or scholarships@sacregcf.org. Website: www.sacregcf.org/index.cfm/receive/scholarships/current-opportunities1/sarah-a-bonnifield-vietnam-veterans-scholarship-fund/
"Working Professional" Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Open to California Residents. This is a scholarship program intended to reward lodging employees who seek to expand their education and knowledge in their current job positions, or who otherwise seek to expand their education and knowledge in the lodging industry. Generally, this scholarship is available to individuals who want to further their career and are enrolled in a lodging industry education program.
Contact:
CH&LA Education Foundation Scholarship Program 414 Twenty- Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95816-3211 916-444-5780 916-444-5848 Fax www.calodging.com
Richard Schroeck Hospitality Engineer Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
This scholarship is intended specifically for hourly hospitality engineers and maintenance personnel, as well as their dependents. More specifically for hourly hospitality engineers and maintenance personnel who are employed in lodging establishments which are members in good standing of the California Hotel
Contact:
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JAANC Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Must be resident of the United States either born in Jamaica or have at least one Jamaican parent. Applicants who are JAANC members or relatives of JAANC members will be given preference. Must be enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate studies at a post-secondary institution in the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation.
Contact:
The Scholarship Committee Chairperson The Jamaican American Association of Northern California 810 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94607 www.jaanc.org
JAANC (Jamaican American Association of Northern California) Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Must be resident of the United States either born in Jamaica or have at least one Jamaican parent. Applicants who are JAANC members or relatives of JAANC members will be given preference. Must be enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate studies at a post-secondary institution in the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation.
Contact:
The Scholarship Committee Chairperson The Jamaican American Association of Northern California 810 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94607 www.jaanc.org
Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000-$2,000 (depending on location)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
May 31
-Eligibility Requirement Current High School Junior (class of 2016) -Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above -Current resident of the United States of America -Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club.
Contact:
Contact Person: Casey Miller 1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100 Mountain View, CA 94043 E-mail: casey_miller@positivecoach.org Url: www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Trenza Teresa Navarrete Scholarship
 
Amount:
$750
Awards:
1
Deadline:
June 1
TRENZA encourages Latino(a) students who meet ONE of the following criterias to apply: A UCB graduating senior enrolling into a master's program in Education or Teaching Credential program at any university OR A student currently enrolled at UCB Graduate School of Education OR A Cal Alum currently enrolled in a master's program in Education
Fresno Hispanic Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15
Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Must be of Hispanic descent. Must have conducted community service. Must have significant financial need. Enrolled at Fresno State fall of application year (Verification made prior to award); Fresno City College (FCC) recipients should apply through institution scholarship application.
Contact:
Fresno Hispanic Scholarship Fund P. O. Box 1049 Fresno, CA 93714 (559) 278-7711
10,000 Degrees Professional and Technical Training Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Attending a vocational program at an accredited or state-approved training institution in 2015-16. Enrolling in a program leading to a license or certificate or taking pre-requisite courses for a nursing program in 2015-16. Have a GED/high school diploma or be 18 years of age. Additionally, the following eligibility is program specific. Mission San Rafael Scholarship Eligibility Marin resident residing in San Rafael OR a graduating senior from a San Rafael Unified School District high school Sausalito Rotary Scholarship Eligibility Marin County resident. Preference is given to residents residing in Southern Marin (Sausalito, Tiburon, Mill Valley, Marin City).
Contact:
10,000 Degrees 781 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 140 San Rafael, CA 94901 Phone: 415.459.4240 Fax: 415.459.0527 Website: www.marineducationfund.org