SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED IN ORDER OF DEADLINE DATES:
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships 106 @ $25,000-graduating senior, GPA of 2.0 or better, exhibit strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree. Demonstrate critical financial need, involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
National Rice Month Scholarship Video Contest www.thinkrice.com/scholarship $1,500-$4,000-Open to graduating seniors. Make an original video about rice production, healthy eating, and sustainability … the list goes on! You can also conduct promotion activities in your community and showcase your work in a video. Deadline 10/31/18
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2018/forms/welcome.php receive a one-time grant to fund your college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue. Graduating senior of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, and Philippines), college bound, GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Deadline 10/31/18
VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition https://www.vfw.org/VOD/ $1,000-$30,000-Open to students 9-12 grades. This program provides students the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. The 2018-19 theme is: “Why My Vote Matters”. Deadline 10/31/18
Coca-Cola Scholarship www.coca-colascholars.org $20,000-This is an achievement-based scholarship for graduating high school seniors. GPA of 3.0 or above, be a US citizen and demonstrate community service.
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award www.elks.org $4,000-$50,000-Senior planning to attend a 4 yr. Education Program. Needed: SAT or ACT scores, demonstrate leadership qualities and community service, describe college plans, copy of transcript.
Elks Vocational Grant Program www.chea-elks.org $1,000-Senior who plans to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course.
Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship $1,000-Applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited community college or 4 yr. University, in the United States. Demonstrate excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. A 1000-1500 word essay evaluating current federal minimum wage and overtime laws, the problems of wage theft, if reform to these laws are needed, and how this would affect employers and
employees. Copy of transcript and unofficial resume requested.
an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall of 2019.
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. See website for details.
AXA Achievement Scholarship www.axa-achievement.com $2,500-$25,000-Senior planning to enroll full-time at a two yr. or four yr. college or university in the US by fall of 2019. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.
Burger King Scholars Program www.bkmclamorefoundation.org $1,000-$50,000-Graduating senior, GPA of 2.5 or higher. Plan to enroll full-time for theentire 2019-20 academic year at an accredited 2 yr. or 4 yr. college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico.
CSF-Michelson Memorial Award $1,000, available to all seniors who are members of a CSF chapter. Essay on the CSF motto is “Shcolars for Service.” How does your participation in CSF exemplify this motto? More details on line. Apply here: https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ .
Navy ROTC Scholarship http://www.nrotc.navy.mil Several scholarship opportunities. See your local Navy recruiter for detailed information. Graduating high school senior, must be a U.S or naturalized citizen. Major in A degree of your choice regardless of officer specialty, guaranteed job, earn a salary immediately after college. Must provide SAT/ACT scores, copy of transcript.
Deadline Aug.-Dec. 2018
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. Demonstrate a strong academic record (GPA of 3.0 or above). Plan to attend a 4 yr. college/university.
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 2019. Undergraduate scholarships are awarded on merit basis. Scholarship criteria may include participation in extracurricular activities, career interests.
Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship $250 – open to graduating seniors planning to attend a U.S. college or university and is interested in the senior care industry. Three short essay questions. Apply online at https://www.alert-1.com/company/scholarship/6747.
APIASF-Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund www.apiasf.org/scholarships $2,500-$15,000 (various scholarships available) Graduating senior of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Enrolling in an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019. GPA of 2.7 or above. Letter of recommendation.
San Joaquin Engineers Council www.sjec-ca.org amount of award not available at this time-Senior pursuing an engineering degree (i.e. Civic Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering and Agriculture Engineering). SAT or ACT scores required. Must be US citizen, GPA of 3.0 or above, copy of official transcript, teachers evaluations, interview.
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. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level. See website for detailed eligibility & requirements.
San Joaquin Engineers Council www.sjec-ca.org $1,500-Senior pursuing an engineering degree (i.e. Civic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering and Agriculture Engineering). SAT or ACT scores required. Must be US citizen, GPA of 3.0 or above, copy of official transcript, teachers evaluations, interview.
Gladys Z. Ashjian Memorial Scholarship $1,000-must be a Tracy High graduating senior, with a 2.8 GPA or above, planning a teaching vocation. Applications available in Room A112.
The Christermon Foundation www.christermon.com $3,000 to $6,000-Senior planning to attend a 4-year college/university in the U.S. Open to California students whose 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. Must list specific extra-curricular activities. Additional pre-requisites are detailed at the scholarship link on website.
Tracy Historical Museum/West Side Pioneer Association-2 @ $500-graduating seniors planning to attend a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college/university with a demonstrated interest in local Tracy History. Visit your school’s Career Center for an application.
Carol Phan Memorial Scholarship https://forcarol.com/carol-phan-college-scholarship/ $1,000-must be a Tracy High graduating senior that has been enrolled in the IB r AG Science Programs and has been accepted or plans to attend a 4 yr. University. GPA of 3.50 or higher.