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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $7500 per year for 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 5
You may apply to The McConnell Foundation Scholars Program if you meet the following requirements: Residency in our service area You live or attend high school in our service area of Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, or Trinity County, or you attend Big Valley High School in Lassen County or Hoopa Valley High School in Humboldt County, which serve students in our service area, or You live in our service area and will transfer from Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous in the coming fall. You will start at a college or university in the fall term of the upcoming academic year. You may not apply if you currently attend college. Concurrent enrollment in high school and college courses is fine. Students who are currently attending Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous may apply before March 5th of the same year they transfer to a qualified four-year university for the following fall term. You may not already have a bachelor's degree. You will enter a qualified college or university The following colleges and universities qualify for McConnell scholarship funds: All public community colleges such as Shasta College, College of the Siskiyous, Klamath College, etc. All California State Universities such as CSU Chico, Humboldt State University, Sonoma State University, etc. All University of California campuses such as UC Davis, UC Berkeley, etc. All public universities within the United States. Many private universities also qualify. For a detailed explanation and partial list, please see below. Financial need Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from your Free Application for Federal Student Aid or California Dream Act Application is $8,600 or less. You have not been convicted of a felony Or, if you have been convicted, you must have already satisfied the terms of your conviction before you apply for the scholarship. You are not a %u201Cdisqualified individual%u201D You may not be directly related to any McConnell Foundation Board of Directors or Program Services staff, or current volunteer selection committee member. California Dream Act students who meet the above criteria are welcome to apply.
Contact:
The Mc Connell Foundation Contact Dave Tanner at dtanner@mcconnellfoundation.org or (530) 226-6233. Website: www.mcconnellfoundation.org
Amount:
Up to $30,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 5
Scholarship applicants must be current first-year students with full- or part-time class loads with an anticipated graduation date of May 2022 and should be currently attending one of the following law schools: University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; University of California Davis School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Santa Clara University School of Law; Stanford Law School; or University of San Francisco School of Law. The scholarship program is open to law students of underrepresented groups whose background or personal experience would contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based upon a combination of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working and living in the Bay Area.
Amount:
$20,000
Awards:
10-15
Deadline:
March 8
Open to high school sophomores in the Los Angeles Unified School District who demonstrate leadership potential and academic merit but who are disadvantaged and have significant financial need.
Contact:
California Community Foundation 445 S. Figueroa St. Suite 3400 Los Angeles, CA 90071-1638 Phone: 213.413.4130 Fax: 213.383.2046 Website: www.calfund.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 8
Sarah Bonnifield chose that the majority of her estate be left for the benefit of several veteran organizations and other nonprofit organizations including the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 500. The Sarah A. Bonnifield Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund was established by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 500 to honor Sarah Bonnifield in perpetuity by providing financial support in the form of a scholarship each year to a Vietnam Veteran or a dependent or relative of a Vietnam Veteran. Eligibility Requirements%uF0A7 Be a Vietnam Veteran or a dependent or relative of a Vietnam Veteran (relative may be a spouse, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, nephew or niece) Be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university. Provide a copy of the Veteran's DD214 or submit proof of military service.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 12
Must demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities; a commitment to improve the conditions of your community, financial need, and most importantly you must demonstrate a high level of community involvement. Must be a student/community member residing in San Diego at time of applying. Must be an Undocumented/ AB 540/ Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) student or an active community member. Must be enrolled in an accredited College or University for fall 2018 with a full-time schedule. Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or above. Must be able to attend our 10th Annual A.R.E. Banquet.
Contact:
Attn: A.R.E. Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 740337 %u200BSan Diego, CA 92174 aresandiego.weebly.com/scholarship.html
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 14
Applicant must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descent at an accredited high school with a grade point average minimum of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0. Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.
Contact:
For further information, please call Steven Hirabayashi, 510-471-7324 or email at yshiraba@gmail.com. https://sfcherryblossom.org/participate/scholarship-program/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Open to spouses and children (high school seniors) of US Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel. Your sponsor must have been stationed in the San Diego area at some point to apply. Applicants must currently be residing in the greater San Diego area.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Portuguese descent, 3.5 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activities. Must submit three letters of recommendations and transcripts with application.
Contact:
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California 1227 Lincoln Tulare, CA. 93274 Phone: 559-686-5140 Url: www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship.asp
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
To award scholarship for women over 25 who are starting or returning to college. Must be an unemployed or underemployed woman who wish to improve their career options; Must be a resident of Amador County 2 of the last 6 years; Must demonstrate financial need and submit essay.
Contact:
AAUW Community College Scholarship Chairperson, Marge Chisholm at P. O. Box 155, Sutter Creek, CA 95685. (209)267-0189 www.aauwamador.org
Amount:
$ 1000-$2000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 15
Financial support for students admitted to, and enrolled in, the Education Specialist Credential for Visual Impairments, and for Joint Doctoral, Ph.D. candidates, studying in the area of visual impairments. Criteria: Ph.D. Joint Doctoral Program students studying in the Visual Impairment area are eligible to apply. To continue receiving an award in semesters 2-4, student must demonstrate a gpa of 3.5. California residency.
Contact:
San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 Phone: 415-405-3681 Fax: 415-338-7019 https://sfsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/7698