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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:
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Awards:
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Deadline:
December 15
Eligibility Criteria For The Program: -Enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate program and looking for design degree -University is an accredited institution of higher learning -This is not a design scholarship for interior design, but it is for fine arts, graphic design arts, visual arts, graphic communications, or any other graphic design program. -Cumulative GPA of at least 3.9 scale -Should be permanent resident of the United States of America or Canada -There should be no gap between Bachelors and Masters Degree -Be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program. -Have graduated from high school or secondary school or equivalent. -Have successfully completed at least one term of college or university courses following graduation from high school prior to applying. -Should not be dropout. -Should be a regular students.
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
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
This scholarship is for Hispanic high school seniors or community college transfers who enroll at a 4-year college or university. Applicants must have: Have a GPA of 3.5 higher. Major in science, engineering, or business. Have a history of community service. May be renewable based on available funding.
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:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Each candidate must be a law student who has successfully completed at least one year of law school. Strong preference will be given 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. Financial need and demonstrated leadership capabilities are also taken into consideration.
Contact:
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship Committee Fifth District Court of Appeal 2424 Ventura Street Fresno, California 93721 Contact: Margo Feldkamp (559) 445-5640 Email: margo.feldkamp@jud.ca.gov
Amount:
$1000-$7000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
For high school seniors of Hispanic descent with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who have been accepted into an accredited 4 or 5-year program in Architecture or Engineering; or for Community College transfer students with a minimum 3.2 GPA who have been accepted into an accredited program in Architecture or Engineering. Scholarship may be renewable based on academic performance. Must be a Resident of Orange County, California.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
The Orange County (OC) Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund (HEEF) serves US Citizens, Permanent Residents and Dream Act/ AB 540 students who live in Orange County, California only. HEEF offers competitive academic scholarships for OC high school and community college transfers who qualify for need based financial aid and who enroll at a 4-year college or university in Fall 2020. Individual awards begin at $2,500. In addition to the overall HEEF Scholarship Fund %u2013 the organization supports more than 30 donor specific sub-funds with awards ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. Please visit www.heef.org for specific eligibility criteria for the general fund and sub funds.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Ste. 510 | Newport Beach, CA 92660 949.553.4202 e-mail: info@oc-cf.org Website: www.oc-cf.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
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.