SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED IN ORDER OF DEADLINE DATES:
UC Davis Undergraduate Scholarships- http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/campus/index.html $100-$13,000-Graduating senior planning to attend UC Davis in the Fall of 2018. Undergraduate scholarships are awarded on merit basis. Scholarship criteria may include participation in extracurricular activities, career interests. Various deadline dates – see website Stokes Education Scholarship Program www.IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA pays tuition and mandatory fees up to $30,00-Graduating seniors w h o plan to major in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering. With Stokes Program, you will attend college full time, then work during the summer at National Security Agency in areas that are related to your course of study. GPA of 3.0, SAT/ACT scores, demonstrate leadership qualities, be a US citizen.
VFWs Voice of Democracy $1,000-30,000 Scholarship Competition https://vfw.org/VOD Open to student’s 9-12 grades. This program provides students the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. Deadline 11.01.17
Be the Whale Art Scholarship www.bethewhale.com $1,000-Subject: San Joaquin Kit Fox-2D artwork. Submit completed entry and a photo or print of your art work on a 8 ½ x 11” paper. See website for detailed information.
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program-$1,000-Senior with a GPA f 2.8 or higher who has demonstrated leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences. Strong commitment to and involvement in the community service. Plan to attend an accredited, non-profit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the U.S. Must be nominated by your school only. Visit your Career Center for more information.
The Prudential Spirit of Community $1,000 Awards Program http://spirit.prudential.com This award is to recognize students who have made meaningful contributions to communities through volunteer service.
Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest- www.scholasticpublishing.org -$150-$500-Open to 9-12 grades. Student may submit only one original poem on any subject, of no less than 2 lines and no more than 20 lines, in any form other than concrete or blackout. Complete rules and restrictions are posted online.
Elks National Foundation $4,000 – 50,000 Most Valuable Student Award www.elks.org Sr. planning to attend a 4 yr. College/University. Demonstrate leadership qualities and community service, describe college plans, copy of transcript. Deadline 11.27.17
Elks Vocational Grant Program $1,000 www.chea-elks.org Senior who plans to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course.
SIXT Scholarship PRogram five $1,000 awards. www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars Must be graduaing senior with 3.7 GPA. Must hae plans to enroll in a full time 2 to 4 year university. Apply Online
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about $20,000-Graduating senior, college bound to a 4-year college/university. Be currently involved in sports, GPA of 3.0 or better, US citizen.
AXA Achievement Scholarship www.axa.com/achievers $2,500, $10,000, $25,000 - Must be a Senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited 2 yr or 4 yr college or university in the U.S. Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by achievement in school and the community. APPLY ONLINE
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest- www.jfklibrary.org -$100-$20,000-Open to high school students grades 9-12. Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. See website for detailed eligibility and requirements.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program- www.reaganfoundation.org/education -$10,000(renewable)-high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are encouraged to apply. GPA of 3.0 or above, plan to attend a 4 yr. college or university.
Navy ROTC Scholarship http://www.nrotc.navy.mil $180,000-Graduating senior, US or naturalized citizen. Major in a degree of your choice, earn a salary immediately after college. SAT/Act scores, copy of transcript.
APASF-Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund www.apiasf.org/scholarships -$2,500-$15,000-(various scholarships available). Graduating senor of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. College bound, GPA of 2.7 or above.
San Joaquin Engineers Council- www.sjec.ca.org -$1,500-Senior pursuing an engineering degree. -$1,500-Senior pursuing an engineering degree.
The Christermon Foundation- www.christermon.com -$2,500-$5,000-Senior planning to attend a 4 yr. college/university in the U.S. Open to California students who parents and/or grandparents or legal guardian are proprietors of, or employed by an individual or corporation holding a California liquor, beer or wine license. This includes restaurants, hotels, retail wholesale grocery establishments, airlines, breweries, wineries, distributors, etc. Additional pre-requisites are detailed at the scholarship link on website.
California Wine Grape Growers- www.cwggf.org 2 @ $8,000 attending a 4 yr. University or 2 @ $2,000 attending a 2 yr. community college. 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.
The Nijagal Family Scholarship-3 up to $500 – Graduating Tracy High School senior who plans to attend a CSU or UC in the fall of 2018. Plan to major in medical science, engineering, law or performing arts. Must have taken either IB or advanced courses all 4 years in high school. GPA of 3.5 or above. Essay explaining your goals and how you value education in your career plan. Copy available in the College & Career Readiness Center.
Tracy Historical Museum/West Side Pioneer Association-2 @ $500-copies available in your Career Center. Graduating seniors planning to attend a 2 year Jr. College or a 4 year University with a demonstrated interest in local Tracy History. Essay on Tracy History.
B. Davis Scholarship- www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm -$1,000-Open to Juniors and Seniors. Write an essay of less than 1000 words on following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.