Scholarships

 

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

March-April Deadlines.  Stockton Unified School District Scholarship Catalog  https://www.stocktonusd.net  $500 and up.  Several scholarships open to high school students residing in San Joaquin County graduating in May/June 2020.

03.31.20 Deadline.  Tracy Historical Museum/West Side Pioneer Association – Applications available in your school’s Career Center, 3 @ $500, graduating seniors planning to attend a 2 year or a 4 year college with a demonstrated interest in local Tracy History.  Essay on Tracy History.

03.31.20  Deadline.  Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation   https://www.tzuchi.us/scholarships/ 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.  

04.01.20  Deadline.  The South Side Community Organization of Tracy.  Application available on the THS website.  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 2020.  GPA of 2.0-3.0 or above (depends on scholarship category you select).  Copy of transcript.

04.01.20 Deadline. Stockton Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships (JACL) - $300-$1,200 – Seven different scholarships available. Only one application needed to be considered for all seven. Six of the seven scholarships require membership. Membership applications are attached to application packet. Pick up an application packet in the Career Center. Mail completed packets to address listed.

04.01.20  Deadline.  Lambda Theta Phi San Joaquin County Chapter.  Copies available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount 4 @ $500.  Open to graduating female seniors.  GPA of 3.0, one letter of recommendation, essay, demonstrate community service and copy of an official transcript.  

04.01.20  Deadline.  Gene Birk’s Brighter Christmas Scholarship  www.brighterchristmasoftracy.com 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.

04.01.20  Deadline.  Friedburger Education Fund.   Copy available in your school’s Career Center.  Amount will be announced at time of interview.  Senior planning to continue higher education at a Community College or a University or Technical/Vocational school in California.  Must demonstrate outstanding character traits, demonstrate leadership qualities, demonstrate need for financial assistance and evidence of concern for others through public service.  Copy of transcript, personal statement, copy of financial aid being received by institutions or by other agencies and/or organizations.

04.01.20 Deadline.  http:/transportationfoundation.org/scholarships $1,000   Must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue an education in the trades that relate to Caltrans Maintenance and Operations.  Qualifying post high school graduation institutions include, the community colleges and trade schools. 

04.01.20  Deadline.  THS L.B. Moore Social Studies Scholarship.  Open to Tracy High School seniors, copies available in Room A112, 3 @ $1,000, 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.

04.01.20 Deadline. Give Every Child A Chance-Service Challenge Scholarship $250-1,000. http://www.gecac.net/images/2018_Scholarship_Application_-_B_W_Logo_-Rev..pdf. Open to graduating seniors that have volunteered for Give Every Child A Chance (active within the past 4 years of high school). Volunteer service does not have to be served within the tutoring component of the program. Must have contributed at least 100 hours (non-school) of community service within the past four years of high school. NOTE: Not all hours need to be served at Give Every Child A Chance. Letters of proof from other organizations you served are required. West High has had winners-encouraged to apply! Apply online.

04.03.20  Deadline.   Icardi Memorial Scholarship - $500.  Open to a graduating Tracy High School senior, college bound.  Must demonstrate leadership qualities.  This would include participation in community, religious or service organizations.  Actively participated in athletics, employed or worked on a part-time basis during high school or summer vacation.  Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.  Applications available in Room A112. 

04.6.20  Deadline.  Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Memorial Scholarship.   Open to a THS graduating senior.  Applications available in Room A112. Amount of award is $500.  Graduating senior female basketball athlete that has played for 2 years or more.  Planning to attend a 2 yr. college or 4 yr. university or vocational/trade school in the fall of 2020.  GPA of 2.8 or better, demonstrate leadership qualities, financial need.  Write about your career & educational goals and why basketball was important to you.

04.07.20  Deadline.  Brock Soares Memorial Scholarship - $500.  Open to a graduating Tracy High School senior, 4 yr. member of the THS Cheer or THS Dance Team.  GPA of 2.5 or above, essay, and 2 lettersof recommendation.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.08.20 Deadline. Tracy Educators Association Scholarship.   $1000  Must be a high school Senior and a dependent of a current, retired or deceased TEA unit member.  Application in the Career Center.

04.09.20 by 4PM Deadline. LOCAL-CSEA Chapter 98 Student Scholarship - https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1583880646/tracyk12caus/mj0mwlgnicqnnbhkfnnc/CSEAScholarship2020.pdf-$300  – Three graduating high school students will be awarded. Applicant must have a parent or guardian who is a member in good standing in CSEA Chapter 98 Tracy. Submit application, 250 word essay, and two letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher). Print application at link above. Follow directions on the application for how to submit by mail, drop off, or email before the deadline.

04.09.20  Deadline.  Richard T. Lent Memorial Scholarship - 2 @ $1,000.  Open to graduating Tracy High School senior, college bound, GPA of 3.0 or better, planning to  major in engineering or computer science.  Write a one page essay on “Why do you believe you should receive recognition for achievement in Computer Science or Engineering?”.  One letter of recommendation from a faculty member, copy of unofficial transcript.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.09.20  Deadline.  Susan M. Lent Memorial Scholarship - 2 @ $1,000.  Open to graduating Tracy High School senior, college bound, GPA of 3.0 or better, must be planning to pursue a teaching vocation. Autobiographical essay including reasons for choosing a teaching profession, citizenship qualities, one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, copy of unofficial transcript.  Applications available in Room A112.  

04.10.20 Deadline. LOCAL: GFWC Tracy Woman’s Club Fine Arts Scholarship - https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1583882117/tracyk12caus/og01gqyjbkx5zuiwe6hs/GFWCTracyWomansClubFineArtsScholarship2020.pdf-$500 – offered to high school senior in Tracy attending college in fall 2020, typed personal statement and images of art projects (see application for requirements), and a letter of recommendation from one of your high school teachers. Print application from the link listed above. Email completed application and materials to the email address listed on the app by the due date.

04.10.20  Deadline.   Tracy Breakfast Lions Dennis Noble Scholarship Award.  Applications available on THS website.   Award amount 7@ $1,000.  Graduating senior who intends to enroll in a 2 yr.  Community College or 4 yr. College/University.  Copy of transcript, an essay of approximately 500 words on “What does Community Service Mean to me?”, 2 letters of reference.

04.10.20 Deadline. CAA Scholarship. www.caaonline.org.  $1000 - $7500  Must be a graduating senior with acceptance to an accredited four year school.  Parent must be a full time paid member of law enforcement or fire.  Parent can also be a volunteer member of a fire department.  Apply online.

04.10.20 Deadline.  Carol Phan Memorial Scholarship  https://forcarol.com/carol-phan--college-scholarship/  $1,000.  Must be a Tracy High Senior that has been enrolled in the IB or Ag Science Programs and has been accepted or plans to attend a 4 yr. University.  GPA of 3.50 or higher.  Essay required.

04.12.20  Deadline.  Don & Roy Splawn Charitable Scholarship Foundation.  www.fsrequests.com/splawnscholarship   $1,000.  Graduating senior, college bound.  Students who have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance are encouraged to apply.  GPA of 2.6 or above, copy of transcript, letter of recommendation.  

04.15.20  Deadline.  Association of Filipino Americans.  Applications available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount 5 @ $500.  Graduating senior of Filipino ancestry pursuing a higher education, especially in the field of education but not mandatory. List community service involvement, awards, honors, etc.  Include print out of your FAFSA Application.

04.15.20  Deadline.  Horatio Alger Association Scholarship   www.application.horatioalger.org  Award amount $2,500.  Graduating senior seeking to pursue a career or technical education in a post-secondary environment, demonstrate financial need, be a US citizen, be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 

04.15.20  Deadline.  Tracy Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Copy available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount 2 @ $500.  Graduating senior entering the military after graduation or senior who will be attending college and who has relative(s) that have served their country in the Military.  Copy of transcript, letters of recommendation, personal statement of goals and proof of family member’s military service.

04.15.20  Deadline.   SJCWA-San Joaquin Chapter of California Women for Agriculture.  Applications available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount:  $500 – planning to attend a Junior College -$1,000-planning to attend a 4 yr. University.  Graduating seniors planning to major in Agriculture in California.  Two letters of recommendation and essay required.

04.20.20 Deadline.  Dr. Jack Siljolin Health Professions Scholarship/Tracy Sunrise Rotary.  $1000  Must be a graduating senior from TUSD with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must have a desire to help mankind in a health related field.  Application in the Career Center.

04.20.20  Deadline.  Tracy Latin Athletic Club.  Applications available on the THS website.  Award amount 3 @ $500. Open to THS Graduating seniors, 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.

04.20.20  Deadline.  Wanda Sillivan Community Service Scholarship.  Copy available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior, college bound,GPA of 3.0, member of the Boys & Girls Club.  This scholarship focuses on Community Service as the primary criteria.  Write a short one page essay on “How this scholarship will help you achieve your goals”.  Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.20.20  Deadline.  George P. Stein Vocational Scholarship.  Copy available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior with a 2.5 GPA or better. Must be going into a vocational field such as an auto mechanic, culinary arts, firefighter, nurse, etc.  Short one page essay on “How this scholarship will help you achieve your goals”. Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.20.20  Deadline.  Dr. Jack Sjolin Health Profession Scholarship.  Copy available in your school’s Career Center.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior with a 3.0 GPA or better with a desire to help mankind in a Health related field.  Essay on “How this scholarship will help achieve your goals in a health related career”.  Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.22.20  Deadline.  2020 Student View Scholarship Program.  www.student-view.com  Award amount $500-$5,000.  Seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, 2 yr. junior college or Career school 

04.23.20 Deadline.  John C. Kimball PTSA Scholarship.  $400  Must be a graduating senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Student and Parent must be a PTSA member with paid dues by 11/31/19.  Must also have at least 10 hours community service.  Application in the Career Center.

04.24.20 Deadline. LOCAL-TSMA-Tracy School Management Association Scholarship- https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1583947764/tracyk12caus/hyz8rlcq5e9sr0zpjndq/TracySchoolManagementAssociationTSMAScholarship2020.pdf - $500 – must be a graduating senior from TUSD high school, based on a combination of academic achievement, school/community involvement, and essay. Print application from link above. Submit complete application packet to Rob Pecot at TUSD District Office by 4pm on 4/24/2020.

04.24.20  Deadline.  Prithvi Raj Memorial Scholarship.  Applications available on the THS website.  Award amount $500.  Graduating senior, college bound, GPA of 3.25 or better, write essay on your Career & Education Goals, served your community, explain financial need, one letter of recommendation, copy of unofficial transcript.

04.30.20  Deadline.  “Review It” Scholarship   www.chiureviewsscholarship.com $1,000.  Graduating senior, planning to attend a college or university no later than September of 2020.  Achieved a 2.5 or greater during last academic year.  Submit a review of your favorite movie.  

04.30.20  Deadline.  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Edward Teller Scholarship.  Applications available at your school’s Career Center.  Award amount $2,500.  Graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited College or University in Fall of 2020.   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”.

05.01.20  Deadline.  Arata Swingle Van Egmond & Heitlinger Law Offices.  https://www.arata-law.com/about-us/arata-law-scholarship/    Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior, college bound, GPA of 3.0 or above, copy of transcript.  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.  Please visit website for full application requirements.

05.31.20 Deadline.  PB&J Scholarship.  $500-$1000  Open to all college bound seniors at KHS attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in fall of 2020 (test scores are not a consideration)  Application in the Career Center.

05.31.20  Deadline.  LM Scholarship https://studentscholarships.org/grants.php $500.  Graduating senior, college bound, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a US resident.  Essay topic:  Write an essay about a situation you have been involved in or someone you know has been involved in when better safety procedures would have prevented an injury.  Explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury andhow they would have prevented the injury.

06.19.20 Deadline.  Big Sun Scholarship  www.bigsunathletics.com  $500. Graduating senior, college bound, currently involved in some sport in high school or in the community.