Please Review scholarship opportunities below.
Please note that some are specific to a particular high school.

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UC Scholarship & Programs  Most of the gift aid awarded by UC, the federal government, and the state of California is awarded on the basis of need. Need is determined by the information you provide when you apply for aid, including your expected costs while attending college and your family’s financial resources.  A much smaller portion of gift aid is awarded based on merit – like having a special talent or excelling academically in high school. 

04.15.21  Deadline.  Ken Wedel Scholarship.  Application available on your school’s website.  Award amount $250.  Graduating THS student planning to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning for Earth Science, Environmental Science, and/or Environmental Policy focused.  Describe your educational and career goals.  Attach a screen shot of your transcript.   

04.15.21  Deadline.   SJCWA-San Joaquin Chapter of California Women for Agriculture.  Applications available on the THS website. Community College Scholarship is $500, the University of State College Scholarships is $1,000.  Graduating seniors planning to major in Agriculture in California.  Two letters of recommendation and essay required. 

04.15.21  Deadline.  AVID Senior Scholarship.  Award amount 4 @ $200 each.  Copy of application available HERE.   Must have been in the Tracy High School AVID for at least 3 years (including senior year), plan to attend a UC/CSU or JC in the fall, completed community service and in good standing within the AVID program and embody the spirit of AVID. 

04.19.21  Deadline.  Kirk Brown Scholarship.  Application available your school’s website.  Award amount:  $250.  Graduating THS senior planning to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning for Biology, Biotech and/or STEM related focus.  Attach a screen shot of your transcript.  Describe your educational and career goals. 

04.20.21  Deadline.  Prithvi Raj Memorial Scholarship.  Applications available on THS website.  Award amount $750.  Graduating senior, college bound, GPA of 3.25 or better, write essay on your career & educational Goals, served your community, explain financial need, one letter of recommendation, copy of unofficial transcript.

04.22.21  Deadline.  Nirali Punjya Scholarship.  Application available on your school’s website.  Award amount:  $250.  Graduating THS senior planning to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning for STEM related studies/career.  Provide screen shot copy of transcript. 

04.23.21  Deadline.  Tom Slaughter Automotive Scholarship.  Copies available on your school’s website.  Award amount:  $500. Graduating Tracy High School senior planning to attend an accredited institution and major in the Automotive Industry.  Write why you are applying for this scholarship.  Explain your financial need.

04.23.21 Deadline. TSMA Tracy School Management Association, $500. Must be graduating senior from Tracy High, West High, Kimball High Stein High or Duncan Russell. Based on combination of academic achievement, school and community involvement and student essay. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE. Submit per instructions attached to application.

04.23.21 Deadline. Roger Traina Memorial Scholarship.  Application can be DOWNLOADED HERE.  Award amount $1,000, graduating Tracy High School senior. Based on academic achievement, varsity sport participation, school and community involvement and student essay.  GPA of at least a 3.2.

04.27.21  Deadline.  Tracy Latin Athletic Club.  Application available on THS website.  Award amount 2 @ $500. Graduating THS senior, college bound, involved in sports and community service.  Must demonstrate good academic achievement.  ALL STUDENTS MAY APPLY, RACE IS NOT A CRITERIA.  Write a 300 word essay on “What goals/dreams do you hope to achieve with a college education”? Copy of official transcript.

04.30.21 DeadlineLawrence Livermore National Laboratory Edward Teller Scholarship.  Applications available on your school’s website.  Award amount $2,500.  Graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited College or University in Fall of 2021.   Demonstrate science course work in high school.  Achievement in extra-curricular science activities such as science fairs, independent research, etc.  Write essay of 350 words or less answering the following question, “Why I believe I should receive the Edward Teller Scholarship for my achievements in science”.

04.30.21 Deadline.  Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Award amount $1,000.  Graduating college bound senior.  Based on financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.  GPA of 3.0 or above, copy of official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation and describe your academic and career plans with specific goals. 

 04.30.21  Deadline.  Indian Association of San Joaquin County Scholarship Award.  Applications available in your school’s website.  Award amount:  5 @ $1,000.  Graduating senior of Asian Indian origin.  Plan to attend a Jr. College or 4 yr. University in the fall of 2021.GPA of 3.0 or above.  Include a 500 word essay on “How being Indian influences your life (typewritten).  One letter of recommendation from your high school, copy of letter of acceptance of college or university attending.

 05.01.21 Deadline.  NDTA – National Defense Transportation Association of San Joaquin County.  Applications available on your school’s website.  Award amount:  $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 controller.

05.01.21  Deadline.  Arata, Swingle, Van Egmond & Heitlinger 2021 Scholarship.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior, planning to attend a college/university in the Fall. GPA of 3.0, compose a 1,200-1,500 essay detailing how you have and/or plan to apply your undergraduate education and life experience to provide a service to a community or class of individuals.   Other application requirements are specified on the application.  Application available on your school’s website or DOWNLOAD HERE.

05.01.21  Deadline.  Paradigm Challenge Scholarship,  Award amount $100,000.  Be 18 years or younger.  Demonstrate a solution to a real-life problem using kindness, creativity, and collaboration.  

05.05.21  Deadline.  Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship,  Award amount $10,000.  Must be a legal resident of the U.S. and be 18 or older as of August 5, 2021.  Have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or a related life science field.  GPA of 3.0 or above.  Planning to attend an accredited university in the fall of 2021.  

05.31.21.  Deadline.  SILA Foundation Scholarships,  Award amount $1,000.  College bound, GPA of 3.0 or better and pursuing a course of study in Business administration, Education, Finance or accounting, Insurance studies, Marketing or Mathematics. Copy of transcript and one letter of reference.

05.31.21  Deadline.  PB & J Scholarship  Award amount $500-$1,000.  Open to high school seniors attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the U.S.  Copy of transcript and 1 letter of recommendation required (2 preferred).  For students who have experienced  personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically (high GPA is not needed to qualify!)