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First 10 California scholarships:
CAEA Paul Kravagna Higher Education Award
 
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
Hooked To Books Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 31
Completion of at least one year of law school ' Strong preference 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 ' Additional considerations are financial need and leadership capabilities
Contact:
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship Committee 5th District Court of Appeal 2424 Ventura Street Fresno, CA 93721 Contact: Margo Feldkamp (559) 445 - 5625 Email: margo.feldkamp@jud.ca.gov
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship
 
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.
Leon L. Granoff Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact for Deadline
Must be an undergraduate student and California resident attending a California college or university.
Contact:
For more information write to: Leon L. Granoff, Foundation Scholarship Program P. O. Box 2148 Gardena, California 90247-0148
AFCEA William E. "Buck" Bragunier Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Minimum 1
Deadline:
End of April
Open to high school students. Must be resident of San Diego. Minimum 3.7 GPA. Demonstrated leadership in school and community.
Contact:
Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033 An official transcript reflecting all college-level study will also be required by the deadline date. Contact Info: Name: Norma Corrales Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149 E-mail: scholarship@afcea.org
Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
 
Amount:
$8500
Awards:
40
Deadline:
Applications are accepted on a year-round basis
Open to full-time students at CSU campuses who are declared legally blind. CSU undergraduates or graduate students in any major field are eligible with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. The estate of Dale M. Schoettler, himself a successful businessman who was blind, funds these scholarships. The Financial Aid office on each campus recommends the recipients per campus.
Contact:
California State University Office of the Chancellor 401 Golden Shore Long Beach, CA 90802-4210 (562) 951-4000 For more information, contact Todd Higgins, toddh@sfsu.edu, 415- 338-2472 (voice/TTY).
The McConnell Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $7500 per year for 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The McConnell Scholars Program is for first-time freshman or transfer juniors seeking bachelor's degrees at qualified four-year colleges and universities. It provides a financial award of up to $7,500 per year with a maximum of $30,000 over the recipient's academic career. Unused amounts may be rolled forward for a total of six years and may be applied toward advanced degrees. You are eligible to apply to be a McConnell Scholar if you: are a resident of The McConnell Foundation Scholarship programs service area, which includes Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity counties, and high school districts in contiguous counties which serve counties in the service area (an example of this is Big Valley High School District in Lassen County, which serves both Modoc and Shasta county residents). will be entering a qualified college or university in the fall term following the current application period as a full-time student with the intention of earning a bachelor's degree. Qualified colleges and universities are regionally accredited, confer bachelor's degrees, are authorized to disburse Federal Student Aid, are not-for-profit, offer the majority of their courses at a physical campus in the United States as opposed to online, and do not discriminate in hiring or services with regards to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, political ideology, age, creed, religion, heritage, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, disability unrelated to job or course of study requirements, or any other characteristic protected by law. are a first-time freshman or transfer junior from Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous have completed a high school diploma or GED with a grade point average of 3.0 or better or completed a transfer AA degree from College of the Siskiyous or Shasta College with a grade point average of 2.0 or better have financial need as demonstrated by an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of no greater than $8,600. The EFC is assigned to you by the federal government after you apply for Federal Student Aid by filing the FAFSA form online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or by filing a California Dream Act application at www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp., have not already completed a bachelor's degree, have not been convicted of a felony, or have satisfied the terms of any conviction prior to applying.
Contact:
The Mc Connell Foundation, Contact: Dave Tanner, Scholarship Program Officer, at 530-226-6233 Website: www.mcconnellfoundation.org
Rachel Corrie Scholarship Program (PAWA)
 
Amount:
-Travel to and from Birzeit, Palestine -Tuition and application processing fees -Some living expenses, -Small amount for books and supplies.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April, Contact for 2017 Information
- Local female university student (Southern California) - At least 18 years of age - Previous experience in community and/or campus activism - Academic achievement - Minimum 3.0 gpa - Involvement in extracurricular activities and volunteer opportunities are a plus.
Bonner Scholar Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4500
Awards:
1600
Deadline:
Varies by College
Open to students actively involved in community service and/or social justice issues. Financial need.
Contact:
Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 609-924-6663 Fax: 609-683-4626 E-mail: info@bonner.org Website: www.bonner.org