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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 15
The Helen Veress-Mitchell Scholarship fund is designed to help people living with HIV/AIDS attend college and pursue a two-year, four-year or graduate degree. Scholarships are also available to students who are attending technological and trade schools. Scholarships are limited in scope to students with ties to Northern California. Scholarships are administered through The Capital City AIDS Fund (CCAF) a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Sacramento, California. Students must be enrolled in a credentialed college or technical school. Students must remain in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.00. Proof of enrollment must accompany the scholarship application. A progress report must be submitted to the scholarship committee in a timely manner.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Stuart Eldridge @ (916) 455-2777 or email: [email protected]. www.capcityaidsfund.org
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
July 30
Be accepted to attend a four-year accredited California college or university by Fall semester or be enrolled for the school year. Lives in the state of California. Be an incoming college sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate student of at least 25 percent Hispanic descent. Graduate students must also have at least 25 percent Hispanic descent. Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in their major subject. A desire to work in public relations/communications industries. Major in public relations, communications, journalism, advertising, and/or marketing. Be available to attend the HPRA PRemio Awards dinner on (Date TBD, 2017 )in Los Angeles. Volunteer for at least (2) HPRA-LA events in 2018 which can include Scholarship program outreach. Note: Students who have previously been awarded two scholarships from HPRA do not qualify for a third award.
Contact:
Hispanic Public Relations Association P. O. Box 86760 Los Angeles, CA 90086-0760 www.hpra-usa.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 1
1. Must be a burn survivor. 2. Must be a resident of San Diego or Imperial Counties. 3. Application must not have applied for this scholarship in the last calendar year. 4. Must be able to demonstrate a significant financial need in order to receive the scholarship. 5. No high school or GED needed in order to apply for this scholarship unless the educational institution selected by the applicant requires it. 6. Must be 17 years or older. 7. If scholarship is being received over the course of 2 semesters, applicant must be able to maintain a 3.0 grade point average or the equivalent while receiving assistance through the Davee Scholarship Fund.
Contact:
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Leilani Stone at [email protected] or call 858-541-2277. https://burninstitute.org/applications/the-davee-scholarship-fund/
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 1
Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.
Amount:
Up to $1500
Awards:
5
Deadline:
August 7 ( San Diego and Imperial County ) August 14 (Orange County) October 2 ( Greater AZ)
Students in grades 9-12 (graduating classes of 2023-2026) residing and enrolled in school in Apache, Coconino, Gila, Imperial, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Orange, Pinal, San Diego, Yavapai or Yuma Counties are invited to apply for this scholarship opportunity.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31
Must be of Hispanic/Latinx origin. Must live in the Sacramento Six-County Regional area: Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, & Yuba counties. Must be employed and have at least 2 years of professional experience. Currently enrolled at an eligible graduate program at a university or accepted at a local leadership program.
Contact:
Mailing Address: 400 Capitol Mall, 9th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 [email protected] 916.486.7700 https://www.sachcc.org/foundation/scholarship/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31
You are currently an enrolled student at a California college/university. You have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA as an undergraduate student OR a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA as a graduate student at a college/university, Note: some scholarships may require a higher cumulative GPA to apply. Check Eligibility Alerts on the Scholarship Descriptions page for restrictions. You have completed at least 6 semester units or 8 quarter units as an undergraduate student OR 3 semester units or 4 quarter units as a graduate student at a college/university *Note: unofficial transcripts are required for application to verify cumulative GPA and completed units You will be enrolled in classes at a California college/university for Fall Note: Proof of enrollment will be required upon acceptance of award You have a verifiable disability and you are a participating student in your college/university's disability support program/office Note: Disability Certification Form required for application
Contact:
For additional questions, contact [email protected]. www.caped.io/scholarships/
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 31st Due to COVID, the S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship for Women will not be held this year.
The S.P.R.O.W.T. Scholarship is open to female California residents pursuing education at a California higher education institution who meet the following criteria: 1. Student must be a female California resident intending to pursue 2. education at a California college or university Student must be a non-traditional student as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics by meeting one or more of the criteria below: -Delayed enrollment into higher education; -Part-time college student; -Works full time; -Has dependents other than a spouse; -Is a single parent; -Does not have a high school diploma. -Student must complete application form and provide original essay answers. Eligible students may pursue any vocational or degree path of their choosing. All application materials must be submitted by 5PM PDT on August 31, 2018.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 1st
The family of Andrew Q. Peschard (Menlo Atherton High School Class of 2017) would like to offer this scholarship in his memory to raise the visibility of a graduating high school senior, in San Mateo County, California, who has demonstrated resiliency in their mental health journey and determination in pursuing a college education.
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 2
Applicants must be in good academic standing at a Southern California medical or osteopathic school and/or be a permanent resident of Southern California in good academic standing at any accredited medical or osteopathic school. Proof of residency may be required.
Contact:
For More Information, contact: [email protected] or (310) 881-2761 Website: www.blackwomenphysicians.org