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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 12
Open to first, second, or third year law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California's Central Valley.
Contact:
La Raza Lawyers Association, Central Valley Chapter. PO Box 748, Fresno CA 93712 www.larazalaw.com If you or any applicant have any questions about the application please contact Juan Ramirez at Juan-f-r@comcast.net or 559-679-9507. Preferred method of contact is through email.
Amount:
Up to $15,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 12
Dependent child of active duty, retired or deceased Naval Service (USN or USMC), resident of California, graduating senior ranked in top 10% of class or 3.6 or higher cumulative GPA, evidence of acceptance to an accredited 4-year university or college in the United States.
Contact:
Obtain application and information from www.navyleague-sd.com/scholarship-program/ Mail application to: San Diego Council, United States Navy League 2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101 Attn: Scholarship Committee
Amount:
$2000-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 13
This scholarship program is for students enrolled at a California College or University pursuing a degree for professions which are centered on, or support a career in real estate transactional activity such as Real Estate Brokerage, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Management, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Commercial Real Estate, and Other fields of study the Trustees believe worthy of consideration. In addition, the other minimum requirements are as follows: Serious commitment to a real estate career Currently enrolled in a two or four year college in California. Enrolled at the time of application in a minimum of six units, including one real estate or real estate-related course. Completed a minimum of twelve college level course units within the last four years. Completed at least two Real Estate or Real Estate related courses. Maintained a cumulative grade point average of 2.6 or higher from all college/universities attended.
Contact:
California Association of Realtors 525 South Virgil Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90020-1403 Phone: (213) 739-8200 Fax: (213) 480-7724 Website: www.car.org https://www.car.org/difference/scholarships
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
%u200BAt the time of application, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria: Currently enrolled at an eligible high school or currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at a California Community College at the time application. Must be of Hispanic origin. Must live in the Sacramento Six-County Regional area: Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba counties and their cities. Intend to enroll in a four-year college or university or a California Community College (in at least 12 units).
Contact:
Please mail your entire application to the following address: Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation c/o 400 Capitol Mall, 9th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 www.sachcc.org/scholarship-application/
Amount:
$8000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
April 16
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 Huntsville City, Madison County, Madison City California (McClellan) Sacramento County California (San Diego) San Diego County California (South Bay) A resident of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Torrance, Lawndale, or LAUSD Local District South California (Woodland Hills) Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Ventura County California (Sunnyvale) Alameda or Santa Clara County Colorado Boulder County, El Paso County, Adams County, Arapahoe County, Broomfield County, Denver County, Douglas County, Jefferson County Florida Orange or Seminole County Illinois Arlington Heights, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Inverness or Mt. Prospect Maryland All 23 counties, plus Baltimore City New York Erie or Niagara County Ohio Butler, Clermont, Hamilton or Warren County Utah Davis, Salt Lake, Weber or Utah County Virginia (Charlottesville) Albemarle County Virginia (NOVA) 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).
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
April 17
These scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors that will be attending an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning as a full-time undergraduate freshman. The amounts awarded and the number of individuals being awarded is at the sole discretion of the Lodge's Scholarship Committee. Masonic relationship or membership is not required. Student need not show evidence of financial need. All awards are subject to funds available. This fund does not have sufficient resources to grant awards to all worthy students who may apply.
Contact:
Mail complete Package to: Unity Lodge #632 3366 Adams Ave. San Diego, CA 92116 Phone: (619) 501-5515 secretary@unitylodge632.com www.unitylodge632.com
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Up to 5
Deadline:
April 17
Applicants to be residents of Monterey County, San Francisco County, Sonoma County, Napa County, Contra Costa County or Santa Clara County. Applicants must be currently employed in the hospitality profession or applying or enrolled in an educational program pursuing a degree or certificate designed for the hospitality industry, which includes: Hotel/Motel Spa Restaurant Winery Applicants must hold a high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must have worked a minimum of 250 hours if currently employed in the hospitality industry or 100 hours if a current student.
Contact:
The Anthony Nicholas Narigi Hospitality Scholarship c/o Gayle Davies 400 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940 If you have any questions, please contact Gayle Davies at 831-645-4002 or email gdavies@montereyplazahotel.com. www.anthonynarigimemorialfund.org/hospitality.php
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 17
A fund providing financial help and encouragement to the next generation of filmmakers has been established by the Monterey County Film Commission. If you are a student of film and a resident of Monterey County, or if you are currently enrolled in a community college or university in the County, then you may apply! The Monterey County Film Commission's Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program is a permanent endowment with the Community Foundation for Monterey County.
Contact:
Monterey County Film Commission Email: info@filmmonterey.org P.O. Box 111 Monterey CA 93942-0111 Phone: (831) 646-0910 Fax: (831) 655-9250 Website: www.filmmonterey.org
Amount:
Up to $20,000 (paid over three or four years, must meet renewal requirements)
Awards:
Up to 30
Deadline:
April 18
Female student, pursuing first undergraduate degree or certificate program. Graduating high school senior or re-entry student planning to attend a college in the San Mateo County Community College District (Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline Community College). Demonstrated financial hardship. Serious about improving her life through education. United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students).
Contact:
Questions about applying? Contact 650.450.5487 or scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/calderilla
Amount:
Up to $60,000 ($15,000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Up to 4
Deadline:
April 20
Self-proclaimed Asian/Pacific Islander (minimum 25%) and gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the GLBT community. Must be high school graduate from one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma, Solano. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher learning. This may be college, university, community college, 4-year, 2-year, technical or vocational program. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must be between the ages of 17-25 on April 20. Demonstrate financial hardship and academic potential. Minimum 3.0 GPA.