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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
Open to women regardless of religious affiliation who live or work in the Greater Los Angeles Area including portions of Orange and Ventura Counties. To qualify, an applicant must be a single mother entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic independence. The award is made in two payments of $500.00. The second payment will be received after written confirmation of status and current school transcripts from the recipient.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 (map) Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
To qualify, an applicant must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The award is not restricted to any field or academic program, as the award is intended to ease the financial burden of childcare for a parent in school.
Contact:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org https://ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
November 6
- Graduating High School Senior - Resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo.
Contact:
GOOD TIDINGS FOUNDATION 1469 ROLLINS ROAD BURLINGAME, CA 94010 P: 800.824.7366 https://goodtidings.org/scholarship/
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 30th
SIXT rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a SIXT scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice. SIXT rent a car is thrilled to contribute to higher education and support the development of exceptional students.
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 30
This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
Amount:
Up to $48,000 over four years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 1
Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must attend an Eligible Public High School. See list at: https://haganscholarships.org/high-schools/ Must have achieved a 3.75 cumulative grade point average. Must enroll at an eligible four-year college or university the first semester following high school graduation. Must work 240 hours during the twelve months prior to fall semester enrollment. Must provide the FAFSA SAR showing the EFC. Must be Pell Grant eligible. Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible. Must not have a felony conviction. The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high-achieving goal-driven student, in need of financial assistance to attend college.
Contact:
Email Address: scholarships@hsfmo.org Mailing Address: Hagan Scholarship Foundation PO Box 1225 Columbia, MO 65205 https://haganscholarships.org
Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 7
The AVID Scholarship Program at Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) is made possible by the generous support of Orange County philanthropists and community leaders committed to the academic and life success of AVID students. Working in partnership with the Draper Family Foundation Fund, Dad's House, Kingston Technology, the Orange County Department of Education's AVID Program, SchoolsFirst and the AVID Orange County Dollars for Scholars, the AVID Scholarship Program at OCCF provides scholarships to qualified AVID graduating seniors in Orange County. Eligibility A student enrolled in the AVID program for a minimum of three years A student who demonstrates a commitment to higher education despite personal and/or financial obstacles A student who has been accepted to and will attend an accredited four-year college or university A student who has earned a minimum GPA of 2.8 A student who demonstrates a commitment to the community.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 510 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: (949) 553-4202 Fax: (949) 553-4211 www.oc-cf.org
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
800
Deadline:
December 7
Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must: Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership. Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Be enrolled as a high school senior. Demonstrate financial need.
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 14
The grant and scholarship program was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a life long advocate for civil and human rights, particularly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. The grants will support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for GLBT persons and to support GLBT safety in public schools. As you distribute this information to potential applicants, make sure grant applicants are: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member, or A public school district(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible The scholarship program will support CTA/SCTA members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education. Awardees are expected to address any experiences and/or your personal philosophy and how it benefits the GLBT public school community. Applicants must be a: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible
Contact:
Contact Person: Janeya Dawson Contact Person title: CTA GLBT Safety In Schools Grant and Scholarship Street Address: 1705 Murchison Drive Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone Number: (650)-552-5446 www.cta.org
Amount:
$1,000 to $2,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
December 31
This scholarship is for OC Dream Act/ AB 540 community college transfers with a 2.5 GPA or higher who will enroll at a 4-year college or university. May be renewable based on available funding.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Ste. 510 Newport Beach, CA 92660 949.553.4202 info@oc-cf.org https://www.oc-cf.org