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. 

04.13.22 Deadline. Ken Wedel Scholarship      APPLY HERE  Award amount $250.  Graduating THS student planning to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning for Earth Science, Environmental Science, and/or Environmental studies/career. Check application for specific details.

04.15.22 FRIEBERGER EDUCATIONAL FUND APPLY HERE high school senior in San Joaquin County. Excelling grades over seven semesters. Need for financial assistance. Outstanding character, leadership skills.  Public service.

04.15.22 DeadlineSJCWA-San Joaquin Chapter of California Women for Agriculture   APPLY HERE 2YR  or APPLY HERE 4 YR 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. Check application for specific requirements.

04.15.22 DeadlineCalifornia Alarm Association     APPLY HERE.     Award amount up to $25,000. Scholarship offered to the children of active duty law enforcement and fire services personnel in the State of California who are graduating from high school in 2022. The CAA offers 11 regional, one statewide, and two national scholarships. Check website for specific application details.

04.15.22 Deadline.  AVID Senior Scholarship   APPLY HERE      Award amount 4 @ $200 each. Must have been in the THS 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.  Check application for specific details.

04.16.22   Deadline. Filipino American National Historical Society      APPLY HERE  5 @ $500. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and above, open to applicants who plan to enroll in a college, university, business, vocational or trade school in the fall preceding high school graduation. Must complete application form, submit an official copy of high school transcripts, personal essay of 500 words (one page single spaced or two pages double spaced using 12 pt font) or less describing applicant’s life, accomplishments and plans for the future, three letters of recommendation, and a recent photo.  Check application for specific requirements.

04.22.22  DeadlineTom Slaughter Automotive Scholarship     APPLY HERE.  Award amount:  $500.  Graduating 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. Check application for specific details.

04.22.22  DeadlineThe South Side Community Organization of Tracy       APPLY HERE   Award amount $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 2021.  GPA of 2.0-3.0 or above (depends on scholarship category you select).  Describe how you have contributed to your community.   Copy of transcript. Check application for specific details.


04.25.22 Deadline.  Jack Sjolin Health Professionals APPLY HERE  $1,000 Desire to help mankind in health related field. GPA o 3.0 or higher.

04.25.22 Deadline.  George Stein Vocational Scholarship  APPLY HERE GPA of 2.5 or higher,  going into vocational field.

04.25.22 Deadline Wanda Sillivan Community Service APPLY HERE $1,000 to individual who has shown their love for Tracy through community service work. GPA 3.0 and member of Boys and Girls Cub.

04.25.22  Deadline. Tracy School Management Association   APPLY HERE   Award amount $500.  Scholarships based on a combination of academic achievement, school and community involvement and the student essay. The student shall be awarded the scholarship upon receipt of enrollment from school of attendance. Check application for specific details and requirements.

04.28.22  DeadlineRoger Traina Memorial Scholarship    APPLY 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. 

04.30.22 Deadline. Edward Teller Scholarship   APPLY HERE  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”. Check application for specific details.

05.01.22  Deadline. Gene Birk’s Brighter Christmas Scholarship   APPLY HERE   Award Amount up to $1,000.  Graduating senior, college bound, must have volunteered to help with Brighter Christmas at least 3 years or longer.  Other considerations will be based on community and school activities and financial need.  Scholarships are also offered to senior whose family has received help from “Brighter Christmas” in the last 3 years. Check application for specific requirements.

05.01.22  Deadline. Arata Swingle     APPLY HERE  Award amount $2000. Must be accepted as an incoming undergraduate student at an approved university. Must provide a copy of acceptance letter from an accredited university. Compose a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay detailing how you have and/or plan to apply your education and experience to provide a service to a community or class of individuals. Check website for further details.

05.01.22 Deadline. Sam Haack Scholarship $2,000. Graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue an education in the trades related to Caltrans Maintenance and Operations, from the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus or Tuolumne.   Learn more at Kaleidoscope Visit Page Here. Download FLYER HERE   For more information download APPLICATION HERE

05.31.22  Deadline. PB & J Scholarship   APPLY HERE   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!) Check website for specific details.