California Alarm Association (CAA Youth Scholarship Program)-www.caaonline.org-$2,500 - $7,500-Graduating senior, college bound, essay, copy of transcript, letter of recommendation, sat or act score results. Parent or guardian must be a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff’s department or fire department. Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer member of a fire department. See website for details.
California Wine Grape Growers Foundation, (2) @ $8,000 and (4) @ $2,000, -seniors planning to attend a UC, CSU, or California Community college. Parents must be employed by a wine grape grower. Copy of transcript, SAT or ACT scores, letter of recommendation, personal essay required. Apply at www.cawgfoundation.org.
DEADLINE MARCH 8, 2019
DevTeam Space STEM Scholarship www.devteam.space/scholarship $1,000-Open to student’s 9th-12th grade. Write a 500+ essay on the following topic: “How STEM careers will affect the world over the next 50 years?” Deadline 3/1/19
California Wine Grape Growers-www.cwggf.org-2 @ $8,000-attending a 4 yr. college and 2 @ $2,000-attending a 2 yr. Community College-Senior planning to attend a 2 Jr. Junior College or a 4 yr. University. Parent must be employed by a wine grape grower. Copy of transcript, SAT or ACT score requested. Letter of recommendation and personal essay must accompany completed application.
NDTA – National Defense Transporation Association of San Joaquin County-applications available in your school’s Career Center-$500-$1,500-Graduating High School senior who plans to attend a vocational/trade school or a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college/university. NDTA focuses on assistance in the Transportation Education and/or logistics related field. If you are interested in any of the following fields, please consider applying for this scholarship: communications, industry, marketing, sales, advertising, management, accounting, finance, data entry, health care, security, mechanics, computer technicians, specialists in all modes of transportation including those who build trucks, planes, ships, rail cars. Also includes, logisticians, dispatchers, warehouse persons, load planners, drivers, pilots, seamen, teachers, civil engineers, road construction, air traffic controllers.
Northern California Cherry Blossom- Copy available in your school’s Career Center-2 @ $2,500-Graduating senior of Japanese American descent attending an accredited high school with a GPA of 2.5. Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.
PHCS-Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society-http://sacramentophcs.com/phcs-scholarhship-program/-$500-$2,000-Graduating senior of Portuguese descent, who plans to attend a college or University in Fall of 2019. GPA of 3.5 or better, copy of official transcript, letter of recommendation, essay regarding the applicant’s Portuguese community involvement and the impact of the applicant’s Portuguese heritage and culture on their lives. List extra-curricular activities, leadership, experience, work experience past or present.
Cabrillo Civic Club of California-www.cabrillocivicclubs.org-$500-Graduating senior planning to attend a Community College or a 4 yr. College/University. Must be of Portuguese descent, have a 3.5 GPA or above, participated in at least 3 extra-curricular activities in high school. Three (3) letters of recommendation and copy of transcript required.
The South Side Community Organization of Tracy applications available in your school’s Career Center-5 @ $500-Senior planning to enroll full time at a 2 yr. Community College or a 4 yr. College/University or a Vocation/Trade school in the fall of 2019. GPA of 2.0-3.0 or above (depends on scholarship category you select), copy of transcript.
Italian Catholic Federation www.ICF.org -$400-Must be a Catholic graduating senior of Italian descent who has at least a 3.2 GPA. Provide a personal letter explaining applicant’s Italian origin, copy of a transcript, letter of recommendation from a school official.
Tracy Tank Town Lions-copies available in your school’s Career Center-4 @ $500-Graduating senior that intends to enroll at an accredited community college or 4 yr. University or trade school program. Awards will be based on community service, leadership and academic achievement. Two letters of reference, 500 word persuasive essay on “Why should people serve their community?”
THS L.B. Moore Scholarship-3 @ $1,000-Open to a Tracy High graduating senior, college bound, GPA of 2.5 or higher and received an A or B grade for both semesters for two of the three required Social Studies courses. Write a 200-300 word essay on how the study of history/social studies has impacted you.
Tracy African American Association-Wayne Nelson Scholarship Program - $500 – Must be an African American high school senior in Tracy or Mountain House, completed application, listing of community service, extracurricular activities, honors and awards, unofficial transcript, 500-word essay on topic choice listed, and two letters of recommendation (see app for more info). Applications available in the Career Center. E-mail or mail completed application packet to email or physical address listed on the form.
DEADLINE MARCH 22, 2019
2019 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund, 10-$5,000 scholarship awards to students of Taiwanese descent planning to attend a university/college in the U.S. in fall 2019. Must be a United States Citizen and direct blood descent of a Taiwanese citizen, high school senior, minimum GPA 3.0, household income at or below Federal low income level. Apply online at http://tascholarshipfund.org/2019-tasf-scholarship-overview/.
DEADLINE March 27, 2019
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Programs www.apcf.org/programs/scholarships/ FaceBook@apcfla for scholarship updates and announcements-$1,000 – $20,000 (various scholarships). A few scholarships open to graduating senior with any ethnic background. Must plan to enroll in a college or university full time in the fall of 2019. Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
2019 Cathay Bank Scholarship Program, 20-$1,000 scholarship awards for high school seniors planning to attenda college as a full-time degree seeking student in Fall of 2019. Must be high school senior residing in California, plan to attend a U.S. accredited 4 year college/university or community college in California, minimum GPA 3.0, , household income at or below Federal low income level. Apply online at http://www.apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-scholarship-program/.
DEADLINE MARCH 27, 2019
Rotary Club of Tracy-copies available in your school’s Career Center-up to $2,000-Graduating senior who intends to enroll in a Junior College or 4 yr. College or University, trade/vocational school in the fall of 2018. Copy of unofficial transcript, letters of recommendation from a Teacher, Counselor or community leader. Application and supporting documents are to be completed and returned to your school’s Career Center.
DEADLINE MARCH 29, 2019
Hire Me First Internship Program Outstanding Intern Scholarship - $500 – The intern must have completed the Hire Me First Employment Preparation Program Handbook and participated in an off-campus internship or job shadow (coordinated through Hire Me First), be eligible for Gold Certification, letter of recommendation from your internship mentor, approval from high school internship coordinator, demonstrated strong work maturity and work ethic, plan to enroll full time in a university, community college, state college, and/or vocational/trade school in the Fall of 2019. Pick up an application in the Career Center. Completed application packets must be received by the Tracy Chamber of Commerce by 5pm on March 29th, No Exceptions!
DEADLINE MARCH 29, 2019 BY 5PM
The “Live Forever” Scholarship-www.cirkledin.com/scholarship-$25,000-Open to all grades. Write easy essay on “If you could make one person in the World, past or present,(other than
yourself or your family), immortal, who would it be and why?
UNCFSTEM Scholars Foundation-www.UNCF.org/STEMSCHOLARS-up to $25,000-Open to Juniors and Seniors, must be African American, GPA of 3.0 or above, pursuing a STEM
major, letter of recommendation. See website for detailed information.
Tracy Historical Museum/West Side Pioneer Association Museum Scholarships (2-$500) and Judith Ann Lee Memorial Scholarship (1) $500. High school seniors who have demonstrated an interest or involvement with the history of the Tracy community. Must reside in TUSD high school boundaries. Plan to attend 2yr or 4yr college in fall following graduation from high school. Demonstrated interest in Local Tracy History. See application for more information on Award Selection Factors. Applications in the Career Center. Submit applications by mail or email as listed on application.
Friedberger Educational Fund Scholarship – Amount to be determined based on college of attendance – Each high school in San Joaquin County may nominate one applicant only. Must plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning in California, have excellent grades over seven semesters of study, demonstrate need for financial assistance, possess outstanding character traits, demonstrate leadership, and evidence of concern for others through public service. Transcript, personal statement no more than 500 words, copy of financial aid package to a college (University Award Letter), and completed application and cover sheet for application. Completed application package must be submitted to the Career Center by April 5, 2019. Counselors will choose only one applicant to submit to the SJ County Award Committee to represent the school. Pick up application in the Career Center.
DEADLINE APRIL 5, 2019
GFWC Tracy Woman’s Club Fine Arts Scholarship: $500 – offered to high school senior in Tracy attending college in fall 2019, typed personal statement and images of art projects (see application for requirements), and a letter of recommendation from one of your high school teachers. Pick up application in Career Center or download at: https://tracywomansclub.weebly.com/uploads/1/0/8/2/108276031/art_scholarship_for_twc.pdf Mail completed application to address listed by the due date.
DEADLINE APRIL 5, 2019
The Robert and Catherine Lagorio Scholarship: $2,500, available to one 2019 graduating high school senior in San Joaquin County pursuing a pre-veterinary bachelor’s degree such as biology, anatomy, or other related sciences and has been accepted to a trade school, community college, or university. Minimum GPA 3.0, volunteer work or extracurricular activities related to animals, 500 word essay about why you want to be a veterinarian, and one letter of recommendation from a teacher. Must get a counselor or teacher signature on the application. Mail completed packets to address on form.
DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2019
The Robert and Catherine Lagorio Scholarship: $1,000, available to one 2019 graduating high school senior in San Joaquin County pursuing a degree or certificate as a veterinary technician or veterinary assistant at a trade school or community college. Minimum GPA 3.0, volunteer work or extracurricular activities related to animals, 500 word essay about why you want to be a veterinary tech or assistant, and one letter of recommendation from a teacher. Must get a counselor or teacher signature on the application. Mail completed packets to address on form.
DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2019
Dr. Jack Sjolin Health Professions Scholarship (Tracy Sunrise Rotary) $1,000, graduating high school senior, intent to enroll in higher education in California, emphasis on health-related field, good citizenship, community service, minimum GPA 3.0, one-page essay on topic listed, unofficial transcript. Pick up application in the Career Center. Email or mail completed application to address listed on the form.
DEADLINE APRIL 18, 2019
George P. Stein Vocational Scholarships (Tracy Sunrise Rotary), $1,000, graduating high school senior, complete application, a short one-page essay on “How this scholarship will help you achieve your goals”, have a 2.5 GPA or higher, must be going into a vocational field such as auto mechanic, culinary arts, firefighter, nurse, etc. Pick up application in the Career Center. Email or mail completed application to address listed on the form.
DEADLINE APRIL 18, 2019
Wanda Sillivan Community Service Scholarship (Tracy Sunrise Rotary) $1,000, graduating high school senior, intent to enroll in higher education in California, member of the Tracy Boys and Girls Club, good citizenship, minimum GPA 3.0, one-page essay on topic listed, unofficial transcript. Pick up application in the Career Center. Email or mail completed application to address listed on the form.
DEADLINE APRIL 18, 2019
2019 Student-View Scholarship Program-www.student-view.com-$500-$4,000-Graduating seniors, plan to attend a four-year college, community junior college or career school. Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.
Sara Scholarship-http://sarascholarship.org/-11 @ $2,000 to be applied towards tuition, books, board and other expenses. Graduating senior female, plan to attend a Community College or a 4 yr. University in the U.S. Applicants must have an unweighted 3.2 GPA, demonstrate financial need, have excellent character and involvement with the sport of Golf. Skill in playing Golf is not a criterion. Copy of official transcript, one letter of recommendation.
B. Davis Scholarship, $1,000, open to high school juniors and seniors. Write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic provided. Visit the website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm for more information. Flyers available in the scholarship folders in the Career Center.
DEADLINE May 24, 2019
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program-http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm-$1,000-Open to Juniors & Seniors. Submit essay describing your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.