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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
Fellowship up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Awarded to students currently enrolled in a graduate program who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Students must be connected to the Monterey Peninsula and have the intent to return or remain in the local area.
Contact:
Willis W. & Ethel M. Clark Foundation Post Office Box 89 Pebble Beach, California 93953-0089 Telephone/ Fax (831) 625.1175 Email: clarkfoundation@redshift.com Website: www.theclarkfoundation.org
Amount:
$6,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Scholarships may be used for post-secondary education at approved institutions - colleges, universities, and trade schools. Some of the scholarships are specifically for nursing or medical school. Must fall into one of the following categories: * Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete high school or equivalent by June 30 of application year. * Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN program in California; or * Attending an accredited medical school in California or be a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the United States.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
The EDSA Minority Scholarship was established to help African American, Hispanic, Native American and minority students of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds continue their landscape architecture education. Eligible candidates are in their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture. EDSA is an internationally-renowned full-service planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and graphic design firm with over 220 employees. Established in 1960, the firm has extensive experience in attractions and entertainment, campus and cultural, communities and new towns, ecotourism and environmental planning, hotels and resorts, as well as urban design. EDSA is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has offices in Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Beijing, China; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Amount:
$1250-$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
Student must be a permanent resident of San Bernardino or Riverside Counties. Student must be of Latino(a) heritage. Student must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or submit your most recent tax return to provide equivalent acceptable income verification. Student must demonstrate financial need (as identified by FAFSA and verified by the academic institution). Student must submit a copy of the previous year's 1040 federal tax form. Student must be applying as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university. Student must have a GPA of 2.7 or above. Student must be enrolled full-time (12 units minimum) and maintain full-time enrollment status and good academic standing. Student will be expected to sign a contract with the Inland Empire Scholarship Fund involving them in scheduled events, mentoring, workshops, and web-based interactions. Preference will be given to students who have had previous involvement in community service, and first in family to attend college. Student must complete and submit the College Access Foundation / Inland Empire Scholarship Fund information release form.
Contact:
For further information or assistance call 909.825.8434 or e-mail at emsosa@sbcglobal.net. iesfbecas.cvscholars.com
Amount:
$500-$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 2
Hispanic heritage. Alameda County resident. Financial need.
Contact:
HCAC Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 3151 Hayward , CA 9454 Url: hcac-ac.org/scholarship/
Amount:
$8000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
February 5th
A scholarship program for high school seniors interested in pursuing engineering careers 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. Northrop Grumman will award multiple $8,000* scholarships to qualified high schools seniors in: Maryland and Baltimore city (15 scholarships statewide) One scholarship in each of the following locations: Alabama %u2013 Huntsville City, Madison County, Madison City California (McClellan) %u2013 Sacramento County California (San Diego) %u2013 San Diego County California (South Bay) %u2013 A resident of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Torrance, Lawndale, or LAUSD %u2013 Local District South California (Woodland Hills) %u2013 Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Ventura County California (Sunnyvale) %u2013 Alameda or Santa Clara County Colorado %u2013 Boulder County, El Paso County, Adams County, Arapahoe County, Broomfield County, Denver County, Douglas County, Jefferson County Florida %u2013 Orange or Seminole County Illinois %u2013 Arlington Heights, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Inverness or Mt. Prospect Maryland %u2013 All 23 counties, plus Baltimore City New York %u2013 Erie or Niagara County Ohio %u2013 Butler, Clermont, Hamilton or Warren County Utah %u2013 Davis, Salt Lake, Weber or Utah County Virginia (Charlottesville) %u2013 Albemarle County Virginia (NOVA) %u2013 Fairfax County. 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).
Contact:
Email:ngengineering@scholarshipamerica.org Call: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program Mail your required documents to: Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program Scholarship America - K. Anderson One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082 If you would like more information, you may contact us by email at scholars@ngc.com.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
30
Deadline:
February 5
The Latino Employee Resource Group (Latino ERG) of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) shares a vision of excellence through Latino leadership. Our mission is to inspire and support Latinos and employees of PG&E in achieving their goals and full potential within PG&E and the community, thereby enhancing our ability for shared success. This employee group's mission to inspire Latinos to achieve their full potential at all levels within PG&E and the community, emphasizing leadership development, quality service, youth achievement and appreciation for cultural diversity. All majors eligible; none required. Be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply. Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application. Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California.
Contact:
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Attention: Mario Valadez Latino ERG Scholarship Committee 77 Beale Street Mail Code B 29J San Francisco, CA 94105 https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
The nominee must have faced adversity and overcome challenging life circumstances. The nominee must have turned his/her life around or must have maintained high standards in the face of adversity. The nominee must have graduated from a Napa High School (or be a resident of Napa County) or must have graduated by June of the current year or at some point during the preceding year. He/she must have plans to further his/her education or training within 15 months of receiving the award. Students selected for an award will be required to attend a college/life skills readiness program and this will be offered through napa valley college. If the school the recipient will be attending also offers such a program, the student may take this program at their school. The course must be completed in order to receive their second check. Students will receive college credit for attending this program.
Contact:
"If Given A Chance" c/o Jim King P. O. Box 2607 Napa, CA 94558 Phone: 707-260-5656 Website: www.ifgivenachance.org
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 14
The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 1310 North Courthouse Rd. #620 Arlington, VA 22201 703.894.1776 info@billofrightsinstitute.org https://billofrightsinstitute.org
Amount:
$2000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15th (high school and undergraduate) March 1st (graduate students)
Open to California students whose parents and/or grandparents are proprietors of, or employed by an individual or corporation holding a California liquor, beer or wine license. Students must plan to enroll in a four-year college or university immediately following high school graduation. A second program is open to students planning to enroll in a four-year college/university upon transfer to a four-year college/university. Must demonstrate outstanding community service.