This is just a sampling of all of the scholarships available.   Not all have a link to find out more information, but it takes work to find free money. You can google the name of the scholarship and find more information about how to apply, when to apply, and who qualifies to apply.  Links to help you find even more scholarships are listed at the bottom.  For even more tips, come to the College and Career Center and speak with Mrs. Kline

Apply for scholarships that are awarded early enough to be listed on your college application.

Almost every College/University, public or private, in-state or out-of-state, offer their own scholarships.

Please visit their Scholarship/Awards section of their websites.

CVHS SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN :   New scholarships will be posted as received.         


Deadlines vary, and requirements for each scholarship differ.  Students should go to their search engine, type in the name of the scholarship, and find out all of the information they can about the scholarship before applying.  Please fill out applications completely as omitting a section or submission of all requirements may disqualify the application.


2018-2019 Scholarships  


CVEF Scholarship Program 2018-19 season:


 Scholarship Workshop is scheduled for 2/21. 


The online scholarship application will go live 2/21.   The application deadline is 4/1.

 Current list (as of 10/15/18) of confirmed scholarships:


Joseph Matteucci Memorial Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student who is interested in a career in law enforcement, criminal justice or any career that promotes violence prevention.


CVHS Class of '91 Public Service Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student who intends to pursue a career in public service or the not for profit sector.


CVHS Athletic Boosters:  (2) $1,000 for a student athlete who has participated in varsity sports at CVHS and has used athletics to enrich their lives or the lives of others.  Letter of recommendation required from current or former CVHS or club team coach.


Felix Elizalde La Raza Education Fund Scholarship:  $1,000 for a Latino student interested in mass media (radio, internet, news, magazines, TV, journalism, or related technical fields) or in graphic/visual arts.  Student must demonstrate financial need.


Eden Medical Center Nursing Scholarship:  $500 for an outstanding pre-nursing student who is seeking a career in this vital health service profession.


Charles Duerig Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for an outstanding student who has interests in engineering, band, running sports, Boy Scouts, mountaineering, or attending Cornell University and who has a passion for math, science and adventure.


Lauren C. Poon, M.D. Memorial Scholarships:  Amount TBD for an outstanding student desiring a career in medicine, public health, or the allied health professions.


Joe and Elaine Pasqual Family Scholarship:  (2) $1,000 for a student who desires a career as an elementary or secondary educator.


Dr. Mary Jane Stamm Memorial Scholarship:  $22,000 (renewable for $5,500 per year a maximum of 4 years for a total of $22,000) to a meritorious student who demonstrates financial need and is a resident of Castro Valley.


CVEF Teaching Scholarship:  $1,000 for an outstanding student seeking a career in teaching.


CVEF Science Scholarship:  $1,000 for an outstanding student who has demonstrated strength in the sciences.


Dr. Neal Fong Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, compassion and respect for others, and integrity in personal belief.


Body by Pam/Kenneth Ey Memorial Scholarship:  (2) $500 for a student who exemplifies healthy living habits and inspires others to do so.


Body by Pam/Amelia M. Ey Memorial Scholarship:  (2) $500 for a student who is interested in a career in Political/Social Science or who has an interest or interesting experience in either field.


CVHS PTSA Community Service Scholarship:  $500 for a student who is a member of the PTSA and has demonstrated outstanding community service.


CV Rotary:  (3) $2,300 and (1) $1,500 to students based on their academic achievement, financial need, community service, student involvement, and extra-curricular activities.


CV Women's Club:  (3) $1,000 for a student who has participated in community service, student government and/or extra-curricular activities and who plans to attend a four-year college, community college or accredited vocation school.  Minimum GPA 3.5.  Open to young women and men.


Lynn Pletcher Memorial Scholarship:  (2) $1,000 for a student who has overcome obstacles in their life to achieve their education.


Teri Jokerst Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student in the special education program who wants to continue their education.


Leslie Rothwell Memorial Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarship for a student planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school.  No minimum GPA.


Chabot Girl Scouts Service Unit Scholarship:  $250 for a student who is a current or former Girl Scout.

CVHS SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS:  These scholarships are just for Castro Valley High School Seniors.  For more information contact Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center.

The Belden Family Achievement Award for Leadership and Scholarship Student must be nominated for this $1,000 award.  Criteria for selection is:  must be a CVHS female student, top 5% of class, leadership in extracurricular school activities, good citizenship, and have been accepted to a 4 yr college.  Student must return completed application to Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center.  The Belden Family will review applications, and if necessary conduct interviews.  April 27th, 2019

Class of 2016 Scholarship: This is a $1,000 scholarship presented by the Class of 2016. This scholarship is awarded to a member of the graduating class of 2017 at Castro Valley High School who presents themselves as an exceptional and well rounded member of the school community. If you are interested, please fill out all parts of the application:  It will not save as you go. Once you submit, you will not be able to go back and edit. Application opens Friday, March 16th at 5 PM and closes Sunday, April 15,.  Instead of interviews, every applicant will submit a 60 second video about themselves for the scholarship committee to get to know them through.    As a reminder please be thoughtful in all of your responses, and if you have any questions please email; Kaitlyn Darling the 2016 Senior Class President at or stop by 607 to see Mr.Kentris.  Deadline  Sunday, April 15, 2019

The Cliff Burton Memorial Scholarship – A graduate from CVHS, Cliff Burton was a founding member of the band Metallica.  His family created this scholarship in his memory.  The winning student(s) will be one who demonstrates a sincere commitment to a career in music and have a financial need to make this pursuit possible.  Applicant must submit an essay.  For details on what should be included in the essay can be found by opening the Cliff Burton Memorial Scholarship file.  Completed essay must be turned in to Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center.  Due May 5, 2019 no later than 12:30 PM

Douglas K. Rogers Memorial Scholarship    This scholarship honors the life and work of Douglas K. Rogers, who taught English, Ceramics, and, at times, coached basketball at Canyon High School and Castro Valley High School for over forty-seven years.  He passed away on November 30, 2012 at the age of 80, having inspired tens of thousands of students.  This scholarship celebrates this remarkable educator, artist, writer, scholar, friend, and family man.    Winner will be awarded $1,000.  Recipient must be a graduating senior at Castro Valley High School pursuing a four-year degree.  Must show how the monetary award will support his or her interest in teaching and/or creating art.  Special consideration will be shown to applicants who demonstrate a clear interest in teaching English, pursuing creative writing, or making pottery.        Application Requirements: 1) The completed cover sheet  2) A personal statement or equivalent.  The applicant’s name MUST NOT appear anywhere in the personal statement. 3) Proof of acceptance at an accredited four-year college or university. 4) An example of the applicant’s creative writing or visual art.  Creative writing pieces should be no longer than five thousand words in double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt. font.  Those submitting visual art must submit a printed digital photo of one artwork.  The applicant’s name MUST NOT appear in any part of the submission. 5) A brief entry (500 word maximum) explaining the applicant’s passion for and experience with teaching, creative writing, or visual art, which should include a statement explaining how the applicant might use this award to further his or her plans in one of these areas.  The applicant’s name MUST NOT appear anywhere in the entry.  SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT ADHERE TO THESE GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  Submissions must be turned in to Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center  Due April 20, 2019 - no later than 12:30 PM  DEADLINE EXTENDED:  May 4th, 2019 is the new deadline.  All else remains the same.

Lindsay McDonald Scholarship Award – Lindsay was a graduate of CVHS.  She loved life and cared deeply for those less fortunate.  In her memory this scholarship was established primarily to assist those in need.  The award amount is $3,190.  Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be able to show proof of acceptance to a 4 year college.  Student must also include a copy of the SAR (Student Aid Report for Federal  Student  Aid Programs.  For more information, open the file below. Due April 25, 2019

Verna Pogetto Scholarship – A beloved teacher in Castro Valley for 43 years.  This award of $2,000 will go to a student who plans on pursuing a career in teaching.  Applicant must submit a brief statement (250 words or less) on why they want to be a teacher.  They must also submit a letter of recommendation from at least one high school teacher.  Return the application packet to Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center. Due May 5th, 2019

MPS-Music Parents Society- awarded to an outstanding participant in the CVHS music program (vocal, instrumental-band or orchestra).  Must complete application as well as a copy of your latest transcript, a typewritten statement of why you believe you are worthy of a music scholarship award.  Application must be submitted to your music teacher.   Music Parents’ Society will be offering several scholarships to graduating seniors who have been very active in the school music program throughout their years at Canyon/Creekside and Castro Valley High School. Families must join MPS by Oct. 31 in order for their seniors to be eligible for these scholarships.  

In 2016, Board Member Robert Shedd established the Robert L. Shedd Music Major Stipend Award in the amount of $1,000.  Winners of the MPS scholarships are reviewed for intent to major in music in the fall.  Out of those who indicate such an intent. Mr. Shedd selects one student to receive the Music Major Stipend Award.  The certificate and acknowledgement letter is given to that student at the CVHS Senior Awards Assembly at the end of the school year  along with the MPS scholarships. 



Our 2018-2019 CVEF Scholarship Application will be open after February 7, 2018. Apply here. Submission deadline will be 11:30 PM PST April 1, 2019.

Joseph Matteucci Memorial Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student who is interested in a  career in law enforcement, criminal justice or any career that promotes violence prevention.

CVHS Class of 91 Public Service Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student who intends to pursue a career in public service or the not for profit sector.

Sunshine Scholarship:  $1250 for a student who shows kindness towards others on a regular basis.  Must have taken two years of German at CVHS.

Charles Duerig Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for an outstanding student who has interests in engineering, band, running sports, Boy Scouts, mountaineering, or attending Cornell University and who has a passion for math, science, and adventure.

Leslie Rothwell Memorial Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarship is available for any graduating senior from Castro Valley High School planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school. No minimum GPA. Leslie Rothwell dedicated her career to helping young people as a special education teacher, Principal of Vannoy Grammar School and principal of CV High School.  She was kind, generous, a great listener and always fun to be around. Her life was cut way too short when she got cancer and died on June 15, 2017 at the age of 64.

Lauren C. Poon, M.D. Memorial Scholarships:  (2) $500 or (1) $1,000 for an outstanding student desiring a career in medicine, public health, or the allied health professions. 

Joe and Elaine Pasqual Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student who desires a career as an elementary or secondary educator.

Dr. Mary Jane Stamm Scholarship:  $22,000 (renewable for $5,500 per year a maximum of 4 years for a total of $22,000) to a meritorious student who demonstrates financial need and is a resident of Castro Valley.

CVEF Teaching Scholarship:  $1000 for an outstanding student seeking a career in teaching.

CVEF Science Scholarship:  $1000 for an outstanding student who has demonstrated strength in the sciences.

Dr. Neal Fong Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, compassion and respect for others, and integrity in personal belief.

Body by Pam/Kenneth Ey Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for a student who exemplifies healthy living habits and inspires others to do so.

Body by Pam/Amelia M. Ey Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for a student who is interested in a career in Political/Social Science or who has an interest or interesting experience in either field.

CVHS PTSA Scholarship:  $500 for a student who is a member of the PTSA and has demonstrated outstanding community service.

Oh The Places You’ll Go! Scholarship - In Honor of Amanda Korbas:  $500 for an outstanding hard working student who has the desire to go places.  This award recognizes the Korbas Family’s love of travel.  Minimum GPA 3.5.

Lynn Pletcher Memorial Scholarship:  (2) $1,000 for a student who has overcome obstacles in their life to achieve their education.

CVAF Scholarships:  Amount and value of scholarships TBD.  For a student who has made significant contributions to performing arts/visual arts in the Castro Valley Center for the Arts.  The student must have participated in various productions/events held at the Center in drama/performance, choral or instrumental music/performance, artist/exhibit, or technical theater support.

Eden Medical Center Nursing Scholarship:  $500 for an outstanding pre-nursing student who is seeking a career in this vital health service profession.

Dr. Joshua Fong Memorial Scholarship:  $500 for a student of Chinese descent.  Minimum GPA 3.4.

Felix Elizalde La Raza Education Fund Scholarships:  (1) $1,000 for a Latino student interested in mass media (radio, internet, news, magazines, TV, journalism, or related technical fields) or in graphic/visual arts.  Student must demonstrate financial need.

CVHS Athletic Boosters Scholarships:  (2) $1,000 scholarships for a student athlete who has participated in varsity sports at CVHS and has used athletics to enrich their lives or the lives of others.  Letter of recommendation required from current or former CVHS or club team coach.

Castro Valley Women's Club Scholarships:  (3) $1,000 scholarships for a student who has participated in community service, student government and/or extra-curricular activities and who plans to attend a four-year college, community college or accredited vocational school.  Minimum GPA 3.5.  Open to young women and men.  (2)  If you would like to qualify for the CV Women's Club Scholarship, please describe how you envision your continued studies or career path will contribute to the world, or the global community, in the future.  Who or what inspires you and your academic aspirations?

Castro Valley Rotary Scholarships: Amount and value of scholarships TBD.  Scholarships are awarded to students based on their academic achievement, financial need, community service, student involvement, and extra-curricular activities.

Teri Jokerst Scholarship:  $1,000 for a student in the special education program who wants to continue their education.  This scholarship was established in 2015 by Ed Jokerst and the Castro Valley Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma to honor the late Teri Jokerst.  Teri was a dedicated special education teacher at Castro Valley High and a tireless advocate for students with special needs.


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Sports​Hopes Student-Athlete​ ​Perseverance​ ​Award The SportsHopes Student-Athlete Perseverance Award provides a $250 award to one Castro Valley High School senior varsity student-athlete girl and a $250 award to one Castro Valley High School senior varsity student-athlete boy. SportsHopes acknowledges the hard work, passion and character of young student-athletes who have persevered through a hardship during their high school years. Student-Athlete Applicant Requirements: ● Must be on track to graduate from CVHS senior year with plans to move forward to a 2-year or 4-year college. ● Have a minimum 2.75 GPA (grades 9-12). ● Competed in a varsity sport at CVHS. ● Write and submit a 250-350 word typed essay that discusses a hardship the Student-Athlete endured during high school years. ● Applications will be due no later than 30 days prior to the CVHS Senior Awards Night. Awards night is Thursday, May 23, 2019. ● Award winners will be notified two weeks prior to Awards Night. ● Return application to Jennifer Oliver, CVHS, room 307. ● Questions? Email: With much gratitude to all student-athletes we understand the challenges and difficulties many have faced. We see you, we hear you, and with the greatest of respect, we honor you. SportsHopes is a high school to college pathway student-athlete support all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation organized for public and charitable purposes. SportsHopes was founded in Castro Valley, CA, in 2008, FEIN # 27-0420819,

A sampling of some of the many other scholarships available:

$2,000 No Essay Scholarship - open to all students planning on enrolling to college within 12 months. Monthly winner is determined by random drawing.  One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again. 

Accounting scholarships:

AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship  AED Superstore is a nationwide distributor of automated external defibrillators and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs. AED Superstore is located in northern Wisconsin and operates under Allied 100, LLC. AED Superstore is offering a bi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to eligible students.  Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurring out of hospital claims over 326,000 lives each year, but still, many people are unaware of the dangers  of this condition. Here are six other facts about SCA and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) you might not be aware of:    Use this link to get more information.

AEG Oakland Community Foundation: Purpose of Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to economically disadvantaged students matriculating into a 4-year college  

American Business Women’s Association-Pathfinder Chapter 

1. Pathfinder will offer a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving female student attending an accredited licensed technical, vocational school, or community college that is authorized to confer degrees at the associate level within the United States. Those applying will be college first or second year in August 2019 and have been accepted at an accredited 

2. Pathfinder will offer a $2,000 scholarship to a deserving female student attending an accredited college or university authorized to confer baccalaureate degrees within the United States. The field of study is open and not specified. Those applying will be college first or second year in August 2019 and have been accepted at an accredited college. 

• Must be citizens of the United States and reside in Alameda, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, San Mateo or San Joaquin Counties in California

• Must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Eligible women interested in applying for either the $1.000 or the $2,000 scholarship must contact our Professional Development Chair.  Contact the Scholarship Professional Development Chair for Pathfinder Chapter:  Barbara Wogsland: at email: or phone: 916-435-9517  

SBMEF, ABWA’s national educational fund, is one of the most highly respected grant and scholarship funds in the country. The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund is a 501 (c) 3 charitable trust and public foundation.  

The National Officers and Trustees of the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund (SBMEF) serve as the selection board for the scholarship.   

 Learn more about ABWA by visiting us online at

 ADHD Michael Yasick Scholarship by Shire - Fifty individuals will each be awarded $2000 and one year of ADHD coaching  to assist in meeting the challenges of higher education.   recognizes and supports individuals diagnosed with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education. The Scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist meeting the challenges of higher education. 

 AFB-Scholarship (American Federation for the Blind)  Must have proof of legal blindness

AFSA National Essay Contest- $2500- American Foreign Service Association-  Must be the dependent of US Government Foreign Service employee (active, retired, with pension, deceased or separated).  Award of $2500 to the student, $500 to the student's school, and an all expenses paid trip to Washington, DC, for the winner and parents.  

Alert1, a leader in senior care. Alert1 is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $250 scholarship to university students and college-bound senior high school students interested in the senior care industry. We would love to make an application for this scholarship available to your students.  For the Alert1 $250 Student for Seniors Scholarship, students will be asked to answer three short essay questions and submit by the deadline of January 10th, 2019.  For more information, please visit our scholarship page here:

American Fire Sprinkler Association High School Senior Scholarship Contest$2,000-Must be a high school senior who plans on attending a US college, university, or certified trade school.  Applicants must read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" available online and then take an online quiz.  Applicant receives one entry in the scholarship drawing for each question answered correctly

Annual Post Office Locator Scholarship - for students enrolling in the upcoming  Fall Semester. Both incoming and current students who are US citizens are eligible and urged to apply.  Eligible applicants will be required to write a short, 500-1000 word essay which will be judged on how well-written, compelling, and persuasive they are. . More details of our scholarship, rules and application eligibility requirements can be found

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund    The APIA scholarship fund's eligibilty criteria: *Be of Asian/Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census- *Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S..  Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated State of Microneisa and the Republic of Palau are eligible to apply; be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S accredidated college or university in the Fall of 2019.  For more information, please go to

Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship  Appel Law Firm offers an annual scholarship to college and graduate students who have been survivors of car accidents and have overcome their injuries. Each year we offer the Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship. The winner receives $1,000 towards their school tuition. See below for eligibility, scholarship requirements, deadlines, submission instructions and a PDF copy of the application.                 ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

·         Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

·         Have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident or been affected by someone else’s accident.

·         Be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. Graduate and Law School students are encouraged to apply.

·         Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.                               

 REQUIREMENTS    The following documents must be provided in PDF format in full by August 1, 2019 for consideration:

·         A completed application.

·         An unofficial copy of a current or most recent academic transcript.

·         Copy of a current resume.

·         Copy of a police report or other proof of your accident.

·         A personal essay one to three pages typed describing the car accident, how it affected you, and what has changed since the accident.

 The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship:

·         Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.).

·         Auto Accident Law Firm scholarship is to be used exclusively for college or law school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s school to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.                             

      AWARD   One applicant will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The award recipient will be notified of the selection by mid-August, 2018.    Completed applications must be received in our office consideration. 


·         Completed applications must be submitted to Thomas Appel via email to tgappel[at]appellawyer[dot]com.

·         The email subject line must be labeled: “2019 Scholarship Application –” followed by your First and Last Name. For example, Joe Smith’s email subject line would be “2019 Scholarship Application – Joe Smith”

·         Please attach the completed application, copy of the transcript(s), resume, police report and essay in PDF format as one PDF file and saved as “2019 Scholarship Application – FirstNameLastName -”. For example, Joe Smith’s application would be submitted as a single PDF file saved as “2019 Scholarship Application – JoeSmith”.

·         Failure to properly submit your application, may result in your application being ineligible for scholarship consideration.   

Asian Pacific Fund- 8 different scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000.

Amazon Student Scholarship- $5,000. Amazon Student will award $250,000 in merit scholarships and $25,000 in textbook gift cards to 50 Amazon Student members. Amazon Student offers free two-day shipping on millions of items and exclusive student deals and promotions. 

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship - must be enrolling in a four year accredited college in the next 12 months. If you have been touched by Alzheimer's through a family member, friend, neighbor, or involvement in community service

AFSA National Essay Contest- $2500- American Foreign Service Association-  Must be the dependent of US Government Foreign Service employee (active, retired, with pension, deceased or separated).  Award of $2500 to the student, $500 to the student's school, and an all expenses paid trip to Washington, DC, for the winner and parents.  

Air Force ROTC Scholarship - must be a high school senior. 3 types of scholarships.   

The American Iris Society Scholarship - the American Iris Society is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship with the intent of promoting interest in irises.  The award is given to a student who is pursuing a career in horticulture, flora culture, landscaping, nursery production or a related field.  

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship-by the American Meteorological Society -open to all high school students. Designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well as through named scholarships either established by an AMS member or in memory of someone. The sponsors of these scholarships have all recognized the importance in encouraging young people to enter into the atmospheric and related sciences and thus have made generous contributions in support of the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship Program. 

AnimationCareerReview Annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program.  We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  We ask that you have interested students visit our website, to find eligibility information along with the online application.  

Asian Pacific Fund- 8 different scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000.

Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, employee resource group of AT&T Inc. A major goal of APCA is to promote diversity and its advantages throughout our corporation and our communities. One way we accomplish this goal is by granting annual non-renewable scholarships to college-bound high school students.   For more information and application please go to:  National APCA Scholarship by the Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA), a non-profit Employee Resource Group of AT&T.  Open to ALL graduating high school seniors of ANY ethnic or cultural background.  Minimum non-weighted GPA of 3.4 required.  

Information about the APCA scholarship program including the complete eligibility requirements and FAQ, the link to download the scholarship application, and the process to submit the scholarship application can be found at our web site:  All scholarship applications must be submitted online .

AXA Achievement  Scholarship -   - Apply online at

It is for college-bound (2-year or 4-year) high school seniors of African or African American descent.
Transcript, GPA and SAT or ACT, essay and letters of recommendation are required, along with other requirements.
3.0 minimum GPA (unweighted).
If you have any questions, please e-mail the Scholarship Chairs, Florence J. Valentine & Mecca Shakoor-Cook at:
Application deadline:  Friday, February 9, 2019 (online or paper mail postmarked).
The scholarship is online via the following link:
The information sheets are online via the following link:
High school senior at a high school in Alameda County. Alameda County includes: Alameda, Albany, Ashland,
Berkeley, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Emeryville, Fairview, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland,
Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Sunol, and Union City.  Scholarship Award Amount Awards
may range according to available funds and will typically be from $500-$3,000.
The amount of the award will vary according to the need of the student. The award is intended to supplement
r financial resources.

Balanced Man Scholarship:  The California Theta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering Balanced Man Scholarships up to $1000 to outstanding freshman males entering California State University, Sacramento in Fall 2019.  We are offering this scholarship to students who embody the principles of a Balanced Man: striving to achieve excellence in both academics and athletics. To qualify, applicants must be attending California State University, Sacramento in the Fall of 2019,, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and along with this application, turn in a copy of their official high school transcript by June 30th 2019, electronically via email to:   Additional information about the scholarship can be found on our headquarters website at  Balanced Man Scholarship :Google Form Application Link:   

Students applying for the Balanced Man Scholarship are in NO way obligated to join Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarships.  Thank you for your time and consideration.

Bay Area All Star Scholarship Team - is a scholarship program partnership established by the Warriors, A's, Raiders, 49ers, Giants, Earthquakes and Sharks.  This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to seven outstanding students.  Schools may nominate 
2 male and 2 female students for this award.  Student must be college bound, be a legal resident, display leadership qualities in the classroom and in his/her sport, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from sophomore to senior year and demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic and community outreach.  Ask your coach or PE teacher to consider nominating you.  For more information search BAAST. 

The Berkeley Bay Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is offering a scholarship to high school seniors.  You must have a 3.2 grade point average.  The application can be found at:
The deadline is February 8, 2019.  If you have any questions please email :

Bay East Foundation Scholarships - East Bay Association of Realtors is offering scholarships to students who are planning on attending a college or university with studies towards real estate. Bay East Scholarship- available to students who will be attending junior college, college or university in 2017-2018.   Minimum qualifications are: Primary residence within Alameda County,GPA of 3.0 or higher,Must attend a qualified educational institution with programs acceptable for credit towards a bachelor degree.Must submit the scholarship application packet including transcripts, two letters of recommendation and essay. Email your complete packet to awards are a minimum of $1,000.Questions? contact Tiffany DeBacker at (925) 730-1070

Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship for the Arts -  Awards are awarded in each of the following categories:  voice - acting - dance.  For more information visit:

Best Buy  Best Buy Children's Foundation will award up to 1,200 scholarships of $1,000 each to students in grades 9-12 who are planning to attend college after high school. Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic achievement, volunteering efforts, and work experience.

Best College Essays .

Best College Essays is running a competition for the best college admissions essays written by students applying to college in the 2018-2019.  The college essay (as if there were only one!) is probably the single most important essay students will ever write in their lives.  And yet, as we all know, these essays get sent to admissions offices never to be seen again.
Best College Essays is a way to mark and honor this often overlooked rite of passage. And to create a legacy of great college admissions essays so that students in generations to come can see what is possible.
For guidelines and submission form for the 2017-18 Best College Essays Competition, click here:

Big Dig Scholarship-$3,000-offered by Antique trader- applicants must be graduating seniors who plan on enrolling in college in Fall 2019.  Applicant must write an essay on a sponsor-defined question that relates to antiques.  Selection is based on content, grammatical correctness and originality of the essay.  

100 Black Men of America's Future Leader Scholarship - GPA 2.5 or higher- required essay on 1 of 5 given topics- minimum of 50 active service hours within the 12 months prior to application deadline-must be confirmed hours  50 minimum community hours post award is required as well.  Leadership involvement. One reference letter required as well.  Check website for more information.   

Black Students Schoalrships:

Blogging Scholarship-$1, Applicants must maintain blogs with unique and interesting information.  Must be a full time student.  Winner must agree to have their name and blog listed on the website. 

Branson Show Tickets Scholarship are offering an academic scholarship for students currently enrolled, or planning on enrolling into an accredited institute of higher learning. More details about the scholarship can be be found at: Basic details of the "Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship" are below.   Scholarship Amount: $1,000.     Submissions must be sent to the web form at the above listed site or can be sent via mail.    Applicants must be 16-19 years of age.   The essay topic for our annual scholarship is, “How (*Enter Your Show*) Inspired Me to Realize My Dreams.” Don’t be afraid to be creative or let your personality shine! We want to hear your unique voice! You may include a short personal statement at the end of your essay if preferred, but it is not a requirement. In the event that you have not seen a Branson Show, you may research and use your creativity.    Selected finalist will have award paid directly to the institution they are enrolled in.

The Brian Ohleyer Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship offered to two students - one male and one female.  It includes $4,000 in education funds for a student enrolling in a 4 year college as well as a $1,000 donation to the student’s school.  Student is nominated by school or organization.  Student must demonstrate outstanding leadership in academics, athletics and community service and whose accomplishments exemplify the highest ideals of sportsmanship, honor and caring. 

The Bronfman Fellowhips  The Bronfman Fellowships is an exciting academic experience for promising high school juniors who identify as Jewish.  The merit-based Fellowship includes an all expense paid summer trip to Israel where high level discussions and learning take place in a community of inspiring peers.go to for more information

 Bruce Lee Scholarship- by U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce- Must be high school seniors who will be pursuing a post secondary education at an accredited institution in the U.S..  Applicant does not need to be Asian Americans.  Applicant must have a 3.3 gpa or higher, have financial need, good character, the ability to persevere over adversity, academic excellence, and community service involvement.  Winner must be able to attend the Excellence Awards and Scholarship Dinner during the CelebrAsian Annual Conference in May.  

 Bull's Eye Pest Control-$500 scholarship for a graduating senior that is preferably going into an agriculture-related field or college major.

Burger King Scholars Program-$1,000-$25,000- Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, work part-time an average of 15 hours a week unless there are extenuating circumstances, participate in community service or other activities, demonstrate financial need and plan to enroll in an accredited two-or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school by the fall term of the graduating year.  Applicants do NOT need to work at Burger King, but Burger King employees are eligible.  

The Buon Tempo Club 2017 :  Athletic Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding Italian male/female prep athletes of the year.  (minimum GPA 2.5   Academic Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding Italian male/female students of the year.  (minimum GPA 3.0)  Vocational/Technical Scholarship:  Awarded to Italian male/female students pursuing a vocation/trade or similar 2-year certificate program.  (minimum GPA 2.5) ***Examples include, but are not limited to, Auto Mechanic, Construction Trade, Dental Hygienist, & Paralegal programs.***     The graduating senior shall be of Italian heritage and all applications are due by April 1Students should also apply for multiple scholarship categories if eligible.  All scholarship applications are available for download at by visiting the Buon Tempo Club website and individuals may access the scholarship page directly at

Cabrillo Civic Clubs of Califonia Inc.    Applicants must be of Portuguese descent, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have participated in at least three extracurricular activities while in high school.   

California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance CASCWA awards $500 scholarships to deserving graduating high school seniors who have overcome unique obstacles and difficulties.  Find the application attached as a file at the bottom of this scholarship list.

California Chapter- Women in Mining (WIM)Scholarship-  a nationwide organization comprised of individuals employed in, associated with, or interested in mineral education and the mining industry. WIM is dedicated to educating students, teachers, and the general public about the importance of minerals in our daily lives.  This scholarship recognizes 

California Interscholastic Federation- Awarded to a college-bound high school senior whose academic and athletic careers have been truly exemplary and whose personal standards (ie. integrity, honesty, etc) and accomplishments are a positive model for others.  Students must have a minimum of 3.5 gpa (unweighted); demonstrated athletic ability in at least 2 years of varsity play within CA., must be participating in athletics as a senior, and have portrayed themselves as athletes of character-displaying the 6 pillars of character (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship).  

California Legislators Essay Scholarship to Raise Awareness of the Armenian Genocide -   Winners to receive up to $1,000.  For students grades 9-12.  Essay and social media campaign required.  For more information see the file attached at bottom of this page  "essay contest".

California Wine Growers Foundation - For someone who is related to someone who is a wine grape grower.  You can study the subject of your choice.  Scholarships range from $2,000 to $8,000 each.  Visit for more information. 

The Career Step Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited college or university.  You must submit an 800-1000 word essay and/or a video on how you plan to use your education to benefit your family and/or community to be eligible to win this award.   Award is $2,000. 

Careers in Energy Contest  PG&E is sponsoring through the California Energy and Utility Workforce Consortium a contest for students to share their views on the value and impact of choosing a career in the utility sector.  Cash awards will be given.  For more information go to  

Caring Institute Caring Awards Scholarship dedicated to public service, must show a selfless and deep concern for others with a long-time commitment to social improvement in the world, nation, or community. 

Castro Valley Little League- CVLL Joe Kinsella Little League Scholarship  has started a small college scholarship fund for graduating seniors who have played at least 5 years in our league.  Find the application attached at the bottom of this page.  

Cherry Blossom Scholarship - 32nd annual scholarship for graduating seniors of Japanese descent in Northern California.  Minimum GPA of a 2.5.  Applicant should be actively involved in his or her local community.  Should be actively involved in his or her local community.  Students will be awarded scholarships on the basis of commitment to their community, written essays, academic achievement and personal character.  Two winner will each receive $2,500 cash.  Festival opening ceremony on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 p,, at the Peace Plaza Stage in Japantown, San Francisco.  Deadliine: Postmarked no later than Saturday, March 15, 2019 and sent to the Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship Committee, 2441 Farrol Avenue, Union City, CA 94587-5258.  Applicants may also hand deliver the application package to the National Japanese American Historical Society, 1684 Post Street, San Francisco, 415-921-5007, no later than Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:00 noon.  No electronic packet submissions will be accepted.  For further information, please call Steven Hirabayashi, 510-471-7324 or email at  The Nikkei Lions Club of San Francisco administers the Cherry Blossom Festival.  Scholarship winners will be asked to provide a photograph to be used for the 2019 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival booklet and the media as requested.

Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Oakland Lodge - this organization is sponsoring an essay contest to provide a forum for expression.  This is open to all high school students’ grades 9-12.  available in the Career .  You must submit an essay at the Oakland Lodge, 303 Eighth Street, Oakland at the time specified.

Chuck and Sophie Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship - In conjunction with the duck calling contest, they want to give students the opportunity to win money for college, even if they have an unusual talent instead of sports or academics.  Applicant must be able to make a satisfactory duck call on stage.  

Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas, the lawyers here are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify.   Qualifying students can apply here:
To qualify for this scholarship:
1.You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States
2.You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
3.Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
*You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA

The Christermon Foundation - Beverage Industry College Scholarship Program - student applicants must be affiliated with the California licensed beverage industry through a parent or grandparent currently employed with a company holding a valid liquor license which can include retailers/airlines/restaurants/hotels/suppliers/distributors/breweries/wineries, etc.  Application and ID is available at

Louie Family Foundation Scholarships- $4,000 - 25 Awards 

CIF-NCS member schools offer scholarship opportunities during the early spring.  This year, CIF-NCS will offer 24 Foundation Scholarships, and two Merv Harris Scholarships.  Here are the links:

Foundation Scholarship:

Merv Harris Scholarship:

 The deadline for applications is Monday, March 26.  Please share this email with guidance counselors, or other individuals responsible for promoting scholarship opportunities at your school.  Each Foundation Scholarship is $1,000, and the two Merv Harris are $500 each.  If you have any questions please contact Suzette Livingston at the NCS Office,, or 925-263-2110 x219.

City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.  Click on link for more information . Application: :   Deadline:  July 31, 2019     Award Amount:  $1000

Cluff Law Car Accident ScholarshipCriteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2018 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.    Deadline: May 31, 2019    Award Amount: $750    Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found here:

Coca -Cola Scholars Scholarship. For information and application: The 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards- through the National Association of Secondary School Principals and Prudential Financial.  If you have participated in community service, this is for you!  visit for an application.  

Coles Family Foundation - Scholarship for high achieving students with aptitude in math and an interest in pursuing a degree in engineering.  Up to $2,500 per year. Application is available at 

College Scholarship Program at Oracle Arena and Oakland Coliseum-4th annual ! This scholarship will provide 3 graduating high school seniors in Alameda County with $10,000 for the 2018-19 academic year. Scholarship recipients will also receive assistance with internship placement, where available.  The deadline is May 18th so I’d appreciate your help in getting this info out to teachers, counselors etc.! Any questions can be set to    Applications and information can be found here: or printed off on the attached document.

College JumpStart Scholarship Fund- must be in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade.  Must be legal residents.  Online application and personal statement required.  

Community College Scholarship $500 Offered by Community College Scholarship-Open to all current and prospective community college students. 

County office scholarship supports local communities by making it easier to find the contact information, hours, locations, phone numbers of county government offices in the united states. Our organization plans to better the lives of people living in our communities by offering a scholarship twice per year on an annual basis.   Our organization feels it is our public duty to help our nations future generations receive a quality education. We are honored to receive eligible applicants for our scholarship awards/.award amount: $1000  How to apply:   please write a 500-1500 word essay for the following prompt: "describe how one of the local government offices (or type of office) listed on our website has improved your own life and/or the lives of people around you."    judging:  applications that are submitted on time by eligible applicants will be judged based on their ability to demonstrate a well-written and persuasive use of the essay prompt.     Eligibility:    us citizens 16 years of age and older who are either in their senior year of high school or currently enrolled in an accredited institute of higher learning are eligible to apply. Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the institution the student is enrolled in. Recipients of previous county office scholarship awards are not eligible for future scholarship awards. All others are welcome to apply to prompts they have not yet applied to.

CSEA or CVTA scholarships are available to those students who are dependents of a California School Employees Association member or Castro Valley Teacher's Association.

 CVSan is offering the Environmental Leader in Waste Reduction Scholarship ($500) for up to two high school seniors again this year!  Please share with your students and encourage them to apply!  The application is attached and also available on our website:  

Discover Scholarship Program: The sweepstakes is open to seniors in high school who are planning to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories.  Scholarship Sweepstakes: Beginning mid-March, students can enter to win a $2,00 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award.  We are giving away a total of $100,000 in scholarships to 40 individuals.  Parents of eligible students are able to enter on behalf of their student.  Visit brought to you by Student Loans for free and valuable planning and paying for college tips and resources including Scholarships Sweepstakes, Scholarship Search and related articles and videos.

 Divorce Matters Scholarship.
This scholarship is available high school seniors and current college students who have either had parents go through a divorce or who have gone through a divorce themselves.  Divorce Matters understands how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education.
Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:
$2,500 (One-time award)    Due May 31, 2019   Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for
 Fall 2018 Incomplete or Late Applications will not be accepted
We think this would be a great opportunity for your students and were curious if you would be willing to share this scholarship with them?  If so, you can view the scholarship and other pertinent information here:

Annual DNA Day Essay Contest  - visit  The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on the important concepts of genetics. 

The Dream.US provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who want to get a college education but cannot afford it. Our scholarships will help cover your tuition and fees for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner CollegesNote: You must be accepted to and eligible for in-state tuition (if applicable) at one of our Partner Colleges in order to receive the Scholarship.    SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FIRST TIME COLLEGE STUDENTS This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Students who are currently enrolled in college are not eligible. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.    To be eligible to apply, you must:·  Either graduate from high school or earn your GED diploma by the end of the 2018-2019 academic year or have already graduated or earned your GED diploma;   Have earned a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent GED score);   Not have enrolled in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program or have earned college credits (excluding credits earned while in a high school pre-college, dual enrollment program, advanced placement testing, or through the College Level Examination Program CLEP);  Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of The Dream.US Partner Colleges within one year of receiving the Scholarship;  Be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution;  Have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;     Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. 

EGC Women in Law ScholarshipEisenberg, Gilchrist, and Cutt located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Is pleased to announce the EGC Women in Law Scholarship . This scholarship is now available to any female high school senior nationwide.    Award Amount$1,500                Application:

Education Will Change the World Prize-$200-$1500- Offered by Tutorspree-305 Church Street-New York, NY 10013-Applicants must be U.S. high school or college students between the ages of 14 and 25. Selection is based on the "clarity, wit and sincerity" of the essay. 

Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post- secondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?  Amount of award: $500.00       Submit essay www.  There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.  Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

EngineerGirl! Essay Contest for both girls and boys.  For more details go to 

Engineering Scholarship:We are pleased to announce that Northrop Grumman Mission Systems-Marine Systems, Sunnyvale campus, has established a highly competitive scholarship competition for high school students pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics at an institution of higher learning. The Northrop Grumman Scholars program will award an $8,000 scholarship over the course of four years ($2,000 per year with ongoing eligibility requirements) to one graduating high school student in both Santa Clara and Alameda Counties.  Each scholarship winner is required to accept summer internships two out of three summers during their undergraduate education. 

  The application may be obtained online at  

 Engineering for Women: (SWE) Each year we award $10,000 to graduating female students that are planning on majoring in engineering next year in college. 
 (click the following for the application): application information . More information about the scholarship can be found at 
I would be happy to answer any questions you may have email:

eQuality Scholarship - must be a graduating senior.  This scholarship recognizes service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) community.  Scholarships may be used at any accredited post secondary institution.  16 or more scholarships will be awarded each for $6,000.   Go to   Deadline: January 31, 2019

 Executive Women International Scholarship These scholarships are worth $10,000 and they are provided for female high school junior students who show an exceptional business and leadership potential.

Facing Acne’s first annual scholarship f Our scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria:        Are US Citizens    Are currently enrolled as a high school senior OR a college student at an accredited US based college or University      Have a high school diploma, GED, or expect to receive their high school diploma before the 2017-2018 school year begins    Have and maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA. For more details about how to apply, please see our website:

Fast Water Heater Company is excited to announce a new student scholarship program! They are offering it to students who plan on studying engineering, mechanical systems or energy efficiency related field with an interest in building sciences. We would love to make our scholarship available now, yes, before the 2018-2019 school year begins. The value of the scholarship is $500 and our submission deadline is September 8, 2019. However, this will be a recurring scholarship program for us and we will accept applications each year so the listing doesn't need to expire. You can view the application form and short essay descriptions on our website here:

Filipino Advocates for Justice - The Soledad Fernandez Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for a high school student with a 3.0 or higher GPA, full to 50% Fillipino. 

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest $1000 Offered by Church Hill Classics-594 Pepper Street-Monroe, CT 06468. Applicants must be high school seniors or otherwise eligible for graduation in the school year of. They must plan to enroll in college full-time the following academic year. A photograph, collage, poem, drawing, painting, graphic design piece, short typed explanation or other creative entry is required to demonstrate what the applicants want to achieve in their personal and professional life after college. 

 The Gates Millenium Scholarship is open! Applicants and references (nominators & recommenders) must register for an online account before logging in to access and complete the forms. Applicants can copy and paste the URL of the account registration page and provide it with their nine-digit Registration ID# to e-mail an invitation to their nominator and recommend er. All three forms will be linked together to complete a GMS application package using the applicant's Registration ID#, first and last names. 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program   Each year, the program selects roughly 20 college-bound students who excel in leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship to receive $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient. For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit, or follow us on Facebook at . Deadline: January 4, 2019

GetDirectTV is offering a scholarship to high school seniors.  Go to  

"Get Up and Go!" Scholarship by UnigoApply to win one of three “Get up and go!” $10,000 college scholarships by sharing your journey and telling Unigo where you want to go in college or in life. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.  

Go Daddy Scholarship- be at least 16 years old and a full time student in high school.  A minimum of 3.0 GPS, minimum ACT score of 21 and SAT score of 1000 is required.  Essay of no more than 500 words on a given topic of :the future of the internet or internet technology" is require along with a transcript, copy of ACT/SAT score and two references.  

GNGF Scholarship- Greenberg & Greenberg is offering a $2000 scholarship to one high school aged student or one college-aged student. 

This scholarship is open to any high school senior or college student in California. He or she must be enrolled at a two-year to five-year institute in 2019. A minimum GPA is not required. To apply, the applicant will create a short (30-120 second) video telling us about how they find inspiration. This could be in many different forms; we just want to find out what is personal to the student! Also, the applicant will tell us how this scholarship will help them reach their goals! They will then upload their video to YouTube. . The winner will be announced within two weeks of decision. 
Here is more information about the scholarship: 

Golden Door Scholars. Golden Door is a nonprofit scholarship organization which provides large college scholarships to high performing students with DACA. This year we are excited to announce that we will award the scholarship to up to 50 students across the country attending college in Fall 2019 who are interested in Computer Science, Tech, Data Science, Engineering, Math or similar fields. These fields are diverse, growing quickly, high paying and have low barriers to entry for DACA recipients. In addition to funding, Golden Door provides 1:1 mentorship and summer internships. The due date for applications is October 25th.    Link to application:

Great Clips - The great Scholarship Program in memory of Alice Madden Barton.  Will distribute $100,000 in scholarships for high school students in North America who are interested in pursuing a cosmetology career and current cosmetology school students.  value range: $250-$1500.  go to   

 Hansen Injury Law Firm, a law firm in Boise, Idaho. 
Offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries. To qualify for this scholarship:
  1. You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
  2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA in the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.
  3. You must have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries.
 Qualifying students can apply here:

HBCU Scholarship:  THANK YOU to our AWESOME Donor who supports our Youth attending HBCUs!!     We now have 5 Partial SCHOLARSHIPS available for students to attend the Spring April 1-5, 2019 HBCU Tour going to: Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University, Tuskegee University, Florida A&M University and Bethune Cookman University.    If you are a HIGH SCHOOL student interested in attending and have a minimum 2.5 GPA, please  MAIL   ONLY.
When sending the email please note the grade level of the student and where the student is traveling from.    (Note: Please do not call, ONLY email as it is on a first come basis, so we want to keep accurate notes)     We look forward to giving you a HBCU Experience of a lifetime!  Deadline is 3/10/19

High Get Google Scholarship- Offered by
Applicants must be 
high school or home school seniors planning to attend college or current college freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors or graduate students. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. 

Holy Names University Puente Scholarship- First-year Puenter Project Partnership Scholarship Program- HNU is offering a scholarship to current and former Puentistas admitted to the University, in partnership with the PUENTE project.  You will be guaranteed a minimum of $17,000 in University grants and scholarships.     How to apply: admissions application: fee waived if student applies online, the Common App, or HNU on-line application (FREE); Recommendation form; College Essay; Transcripts; Test score(s) SAT or ACT.  In the activities section of the admissions applicaiton, identify yourself as a PUENTE student.  If you meet the Holy Names University admission criteria, you will be guaranteed the scholarship.  for questions please contact Jose Rocha at 510-436-1295 or

 Home Alarms Educational Scholarship for $500. By AG, an Authorized ADT Dealer is hosting a new 2019 scholarship opportunity, on your outside or private scholarship page.  Scholarship Details:    Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester.    Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.     Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time $500 scholarship award that is made payable to the student’s approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university.     Interested students should write a 600-700 word essay, on the provided question

Humanist Essay Collection  This scholarship is aimed at high school students of grades 9 through 12. In order to be eligible for this scholarship program, the applicants must write an essay for a topic that would be suitable to be published in the Humanist Magazine.

InspirASIAN, a 501c3 nonprofit organization and an employee resource group of AT&T, is seeking qualified applicants (Graduating Seniors)  for its 2019 National InspirASIAN Scholarship Program.  We are proud to announce that at least 21 $2000 National InspirASIAN scholarships will be awarded for the 2019 academic year.  Besides the national scholarships, we are also offering 7 $1000 state scholarships to Northern California students.  The scholarship program is open to all high school seniors of any ethnic or cultural background with a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.     Information about the scholarship program, the link to download the scholarship application, and the process to submit the scholarship application can be found on our national website at  All scholarship applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time on January 31, 2019. Questions, contact : Vanessa Lew at 510-325-0667

Italian Catholic Federation of the East Bay, Inc. announces its $400 scholarship to Roman Catholic  graduating high school seniors of Italian descent who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 (calculated from    Gr. 9 to 1st quarter or semester of Grade 12.  If either Roman Catholic parent or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, applicant must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent, or live where Branches are established, to qualify. Visit website at or call 1-888-423-1924.  Application deadline is March 15, 2019

Ivan Cruz Memorial Scholarship Fund The Ashland Cherryland FamFest 5K Fun Run Committee is pleased to announce the opening of the. This year's scholarship fund will be awarded to three young people (16 years old to 24 years old). The fund has been expanded to all Alameda County youth (16 years old to 24 years old). One of the requirements for youth eligibility of the fund is for the applicants to participate in the 5K Fun Run. The scholarship form is available at  Please like and share the FamFest 5K Fun Run Scholarship Application on Facebook

   Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nations best 4-year colleges and universities.  You can win up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity for networking.  Minimum criteria are: plan to graduate from high school in June 2017; intend to enroll in a 4-yr college in the fall; earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; SAT critical reading/math 1200+/ACT composite 26+; demonstrate financial need.  Visit for more information.

Scholarship from Kaiser for African American student pursuing a higher education in the medical field to BSU students.

2019 KPAA Scholarship program now accepting applications

Please share this opportunity with anyone who is interested

The Kaiser Permanente Asian Association (KPAA) Scholarship program is now accepting applications from Northern California high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2019. KPAA scholarships recognize students who bring demonstrable benefits to the Asian community, and who have the potential to become future leaders. Students may have demonstrated this potential through their school activities, the community, or in the face of unusual circumstances. 
Since its inception in 2000, KPAA has awarded 114 scholarships totaling $312,000. In 2019, KPAA is offering seven scholarships of $3,500 each. 
Applicants must create an account and apply on the following website. Online applications must be submitted by Feb. 6, 2019. On May 8, 2019, the KPAA website will list the names of those awarded scholarships. 
Scholarship funds will be distributed in August 2019 to the college, university, or technical school the winners will attend in the fall.   Please share this flyer and FAQ with anyone interested in the KPAA Scholarship opportunity.   Have questions? Contact Karen TsangFor questions about the scholarship application itself, please click here.  To learn more about KPAA, please visit the KPAA-NCAL Sharepoint site. 

Kappa Alpha Psi Community Project Scholarship . Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is a predominantly African-American Fraternity founded in 1911 on the campus of Indiana University. For several decades Kappa Alpha Psi has sponsored a scholarship program for high school seniors in an effort to increase the number of African-Americans attending college throughout the United States. 

To be eligible for the Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship contest:

 Ø  Applicant must be a 2019 graduating High School Senior

Ø  African-American, Hispanic, and Asian (male or female) are highly encouraged to apply

Ø  Must  enroll at a four year College/University in the Fall of 2018. (Proof required upon College/University acceptance)

Ø  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Ø  Applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA

Ø  Live in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin, or San Francisco Counties

 Other guidelines are posted on

K. Hunter Goff Bankruptcy/Consumer Rights Scholarship, Criteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2017 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.    Deadline: July 31, 2019    Award Amount: $500     Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found here:

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program: Kids ages 6 to 18 are eligible for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program—provided they have contributed to their community in a meaningful way in the past 12 months by performing volunteer service that helped a non-family member. Students must be nominated for this award, and nominators must be age 21 or older. Parents: Yes, you can nominate your own children for this award.

The Coolidge- A scholarship for America - A full-ride Presidential Scholarship covering tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training.  THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SCHOLARSHIP may be used at any accredited American University.  Open to students in the 11th grade!

The Kor Memorial Scholarship and Starfleet Academy Scholarship-by Klingon Language Institute (KLI) To recognize and encourage scholarship in fields of language study.  Familiarity with Klingon or other constructed languages is not required. A nomination letter and 2 letters or recommendation and a brief summary of why you want to study language are required.  Must be a full time student and wanting to take a language study course.

The Korean Ancestry Grant


April 15, 2019 Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • At least seven new Korean Ancestry Grants will be available for the upcoming academic year and will be given to students of Asian ancestry, who have at least one Asian grandparent. There is a strong preference for applicants of Korean ancestry.  The grant is for undergraduate study only at a well-accredited college or university in the United States. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website   Contact:  Scholarship Committee" P.O. Box 57088 Washington, DC 20037 :

  • The NETwork Scholarship Program(formerly Community NETwork) - applications are now open. We will be awarding scholarships to qualified African American high school seniors.  Please share below scholarship application link to all interested seniors who meet the eligibility requirement.  The application link has information on the requirements and eligibility information.   Application Link: Eligibility: Both male and female students  


 Latin students The Steve Tirado Family FoundationOur Mission is to provide scholarships and networking opportunities for Latin@ college bound high school graduates from the Bay Area. Each Tirado scholar is eligible for up to 4 years of funding. In 2017 up to 5 scholarships of up to $5,000/each will be awarded to high school graduates from the bay area accepted into a 4 year public or private university. All scholarship recipients must demonstrate strong interest in their educational success with a stated interest in a professional field. The Foundation is only targeting Latin@ applicants with an interest in the performing arts or liberal arts fields although all fields of interest are eligible to apply. Scholarship awards may only be used to cover educational expenses which is limited to tuition paid directly to the college or university of acceptance. Other expenses may be eligible with prior written approval from the foundation board.    Recipients are eligible to receive additional funding throughout a 4 year undergraduate program of up to $5,000/year (a maximum of $20,000 over a 4 year period) pending available funding for that year. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO:

Life Lessons Scholarship Program Offered by Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education. 1655 N. Fort Myer Drive-Suite 610-Arlington, VA 22209-Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or a three-minute video describing the impact of losing a parent at a young age. The grand prize winner of the video contest is selected by an online public vote.

The scholarship deadline is Friday, March 2, 2019 and the GPA is 3.3 cumulative.

 Oakland Bay Area Celebration of Excellence Scholarship

The Oakland Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, is a national volunteer service organization of concerned and committed black women who work to enhance the quality of life in our larger communities.  The organization strives to contribute to the formulation of a positive, productive and culturally diverse society, through our focuses on education, cultural enrichment, health and wellness, and civic involvement.

We would like for you to post announcements around your school and encourage your outstanding African American seniors who deserve recognition for their academic achievements and extracurricular activities to apply for our scholarship award.    

The application must be submitted by mail and postmarked on or before Friday March 2, 2018 to be considered.    

The eligibility requirements are: 

Self-identify as an African American    

High school senior, graduating in May/June 2018    

Must attend or have a family member attend event on Sunday, April 22    

A Cumulative Weighted GPA of  

 or higher (applicants under 
 will not be considered)    

Show an active participation in school and /or community activities

Demonstrated leadership skills ,  provide a commitment to attend and graduate from a 4-yr college or university.  Five students will be honored and presented with a $2,000.00 scholarship voucher at the 27th annual Celebration of Excellence.   

The reception will be held at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland on Sunday, April 22, 2019 at 3 pm.

If you have any questions, contact Denise Smith via email at .


 Luso-American Education Foundation  Applicant must meet all of the following requirements: 1. Currently a High School  graduating Senior 2. Enrolled to begin classes at a community or four-year college/university 3. official resident of the United States of America.  If you said yes to all of these criteria, come to the College and Career Center for an application.  

Make the "U" (HAZ LA U) Scholarship Program - Colgate Palmolive is partnering with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund -go to and follow the application process to submit 3 short essays of 500 words or less.

Margarian Law Scholarship - Juniors and Seniors may apply.  Awarded to students for their academic achievements as well as their personal achievements.  Seeking students who have demonstrated commitment to their heritage, community, and society through persistence, dedication, success and humility.

Moolahspot Scholarship - $1,000-must be 16 years or older and plan to attend college.  A short essay is required.  

National Young Arts Foundation - Applications for scholarships at STUDENTS IN GRADES 10-12 

NFIB yef (Young Entrepreneur Scholarship) Scholarship -Are you an entrepreneur? Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation.    visit www. for more information.  

Nordstrom Scholarship, is one of the most generous scholarships high school juniors programs. The $10,000 award is granted to students characterized with outstanding academic achievement and excellence.   The $10,000 Nordstrom Scholarship is open to 80 high school juniors who:• Live and attend school in a state or U.S. territory with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store.  • Have at least a 2.7 GPA.• Volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities.• Plan on attending an accredited college during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed. (The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.)• Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.  If you have any questions about the scholarship or application process, contact Ellen Greene (Nordstrom Scholarship Program Manager) at 206.373.4550

The Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program

 Northrop Grumman Mission Systems-Marine Systems, Sunnyvale campus, has established a highly competitive scholarship competition for high school students pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics at an institution of higher learning.   The Northrop Grumman Scholars program will award an $8,000 scholarship over the course of four years ($2,000 per year with ongoing eligibility requirements) to two graduating high school students residing in either Santa Clara or Alameda County. Each scholarship winner will be invited to a celebration luncheon at the close of the school year, where he/she will be recognized by the Vice President of Northrop Grumman Marine Systems. The application may be obtained online at  Please feel free to contact Paul Rivers, Engineering Scholarship Program Manager at 410-765-1268 or, if there are any questions. Deadline for scholarship applications is February 4, 2019.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Community Service Scholarship - applicant must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descent with a GPA of 2.5.  SEE DETAILS AND APPLICATION AT BOTTOM OF PAGE (UNDER FILES) TITLED CHERRY FESTIVAL

Northern California Scholarship Foundations - By nomination only.  Scholarship is $8,000 per year or four years ($32,000 total) per scholar.  Must demonstrate need for financial assistance and must show leadership both in the academic setting and beyond.  Must have GPA of 3.0 or above .  If you are interested in be considered for our school nomination, please write a short essay stating why you feel you should be our school's nominee.  Please indicate community service, extracurricular activities and what you plan to pursue in college.  

Healthcare Leaders Scholarships We look forward to receiving your applications and are excited to review them!  
Link to application: Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by

$1000 awarded annually to students interested in pursuing a career in any healthcare-related profession and currently accepted or enrollee in any college program.  Full Application Details here:

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.   We ask interested students to visit  and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

  The Oakland-Alameda Co. Coliseum Foundation announces the Robert Nahas, George Scotland and Ann & Jon Reynolds Scholarship Awards.  These scholarships are for $4,000 each year for four years.  Minimum GPA 3.0.  For applications go to   

 Oakland Bay Area Chapter of the Links, Inc.  $500 Book Scholarship, Eligibility requirements:  African American high school senior, minimum GPA of 3.0, participates in school or community activities 

The Optimist International Essay Contest is open to students who are under the age of 18. To be considered for this award, you must write an essay on the topic, “Lead by Example: Reality or Fiction” and submit it to your local Optimist Club.   Award is $2,500. 

 P.E.O. Scholarship for Women Students -  JA Memorial Scholarship.Chapter JA of P.E.O. is now accepting applications for the JA Memorial.  One recipient will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must:¬ Be a female, seventeen (17) years of age or older at the time of application. ¬ Be a legal resident of Alameda or Contra Costa Counties, California. ¬ Plan to attend an accredited college or university in California beginning in the Fall of 2019. ¬ Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  Must demonstrate quality involvement with others via work, school, family,church, or the community. ¬ Submit a copy of their Student Aid Report. (Received after filing a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” form.) 

Phi Delta Kappa (a professional education association) is offering a $500 scholarship at the local level and $1,000 at the national level.  Search PDK scholarships to find out more.

PG&E is offering Better Together STEM Scholarships of $5,000 per year – renewable for up to four years – to students pursuing science, technology or engineering studies in California schools.

 In selecting scholarship recipients, PG&E considers:

·       Demonstrated academic achievement

·         School or community leadership

·         Financial need


PG&E is proud to have helped make college more affordable for more than 500 students since the start of this scholarship program. PG&E is investing in promising students today because they are the leaders, dreamers and innovators of tomorrow and is committed to advancing student careers with hands-on opportunities in the energy industry through our University Programs

PG&E  Scholarships available to high school seniors who are college bound.  Application and information is located at   Beginning November 1st, 2019, information and applications are available on-line for all college bound students within the PG&E service area.                                                 

PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship - Seniors who have given back to the local community or who have overcome great personal challenges-  100 scholarships available ranging from $2,000-$20,000. Scholarship:  For High School Seniors who are going to attend a California community college in the fall.  PCF offers up to $5,500 over 3 years for books, glasses + school fees for eligible students working towards associate, bachelor + vocational degrees.    Eligibility: + Have  documented learning disabilities + Be a graduating high school senior + Enroll at a CA Community College +Demonstrate financial need  +GPA of 2.5 or higher   +Be a U.S. Citizen        Applications accepted March 1 to April 14, 2019      Visit   for more info.

Pureland - We are a company located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania offering an annual $1000.00 scholarship to High School students interested in attending a Vocational /Trade School or a Community College.  Here is a link to the scholarship on our website:

QueSee Scholarship Challenge. As you know, we have partnered with The Latino College Expo to launch the First Annual QueSee Scholarship Challenge. The Scholarship Challenge is open to all Juniors and Seniors attending a California High School and winners will earn $2,500 scholarship awards!  QueSee High School Scholarship Challenge  

Quirk Law Firm, LLP.  They are a Personal Injury & Trial Attorney law firm with offices located in Ventura, CA and Las Vegas, NV.      The Quirk Law Firm is pleased to announce the 3rd annual 

Foster Child Scholarship and First Generation Scholarship.  These 2 scholarships are each worth $1,000.   

             Here is brief information for the Foster Child Scholarship:

  • This scholarship is available to incoming college students who are currently or were placed in foster care or placed into a ward, group home or private home of a state certified caregiver/foster parent.
  • Deadline for this scholarship is May 31, 2019.
  • One winner will be chosen and awarded $1,000.
  • Payment will be mailed to the college the student plans on attending.
  • Here is the link to the scholarship:
Here is brief information for the First Generation Scholarship:
This scholarship is available to incoming college students who's parents have never graduated from a 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college upon graduation from high school.    Deadline for this scholarship is May 31, 2019.

Robinson & Henry Family Law Scholarship.
This scholarship is reserved for high school seniors nationwide who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year accredited community college in the Fall of 2019.  This scholarship is open to applicants whose parents have gone through a divorce and plan on pursuing a career in Family Law.  
Online application is located here:  You'll also find our eligibility requirements and other pertinent information.

Ronald McDonald House Charities:  The RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.    Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program Graduating high school seniors, visit for more information or apply at  Numerous programs available. For more information go to             

Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship- Offered by Simon Youth Foundation-225 W. Washington Street-Indianapolis, IN 46204-Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin, and recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal. Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S. (Stoneridge, Livermore, Milpitas, etc) 

 Sixt rent a car- . annual nationwide scholarship.  We will be awarding 5 students $5,000 toward their study at any 2 or 4 year accredited university.  To learn more about our scholarship please check out:

Soledad Fernandez Scholarship - $5,000 - is endowed by the Cora and Tellez family who were inspired by Soledad Fernandez's "zest for life and love for her family" among other qualities.   Eligibility Requirements: Filipino Descent (full to 50% Filipino), Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, Reside and attend high school in the SF Bay Area, If selected, MUST attend an award ceremony and luncheon with scholarship benefactors, and the following year, attend the luncheon for the following recipient.For more information see the Soledad file below.

The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation Scholarship awards up to $1,000 each year (renewable for up to four years) to students that are exemplary in volunteering time in community service.  For more information and application go to

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program –up to $30,000. Offered by National Security Agency (NSA)-9800 Savage Road, Suite 6779-Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6779. Students must be seniors at the time of application, be U.S. citizens, have a 3.0 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 25 or a minimum SAT score of 1600 and demonstrate leadership skills. Applicants must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. 

2019 Student-View TM Scholarship Program  Offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a 4 year college, community college or career school.  The program includes  1x$4,000 scholarship, 2x$1,000 scholarships, and 10x$500 scholarships.  Quick and easy: no minimum SAT/ACT or GPA; no essay required; no lengthy application forms; no application fees.        log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  Scholarships are awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  Winner will be announced May 2016. For more information: or

 SuperCollege Scholarship - $1500. Offered by Applicants must be high school students, college undergraduates, graduate students or adult students residing in the U.S. and attending or planning to attend any accredited college or university within the next 12 months. The scholarship may be used to pay for tuition, books, room and board, computers or any education-related expenses.  

Tall Clubs International Scholarship - by Tall Clubs International (TCI) A social organization for tall people.   Must send email inquiries to club.  Must be under 21 years of age and attending your first year of college the following fall. All students must meet height requirement minimums of 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship-$500-$1500-Offered by Digital Responsibility-3561 Homestead Road #113-Santa Clara, CA 95051.  Applicants must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Students must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Applications are available online. A 140-character message is required of all applicants. The top 10 finalists must write a full length essay. 

 Top Ten Scholarship - $1,500. Offered by Scholarship Experts- Create a top 10 list for why you should get this scholarship for a chance to win $1,500! 

The Towing Companies of Southern Idaho Entrepreneurship Scholarship- Applicant must be attending college by either the Spring or Fall Sememster of 2018.  They must be pursuing a Business related degree or plan on starting their own business.  The scholarship is open to both college and high school students nationwide.  Award amount $500.  Only online applications will be accepted.  Application can be found at       

 BASHOF Toyota/Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Award Applicant,

 Thank you for your interest in the Toyota/Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female college-bound high school senior ($2,500 each), whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others.    Steve Young is an inducted member in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame and the National Football League (NFL) Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the San Francisco 49ers from Super Bowl XXIX and is currently an NFL analyst on ESPN. This scholarship was established in his honor in 2012 and is administered though the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. The scholarship presentations take place at the Annual Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet which will be on Monday, May 21, 2019 at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.    In order to be considered for this scholarship, please complete the following forms.  YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY EMAIL HOWEVER DUE TO RESTRICTIONS BY MANY SCHOOLS TRANSCRIPTS MAY HAVE TO MAILED.   Completed application -  Copy of school academic record/transcript  -   Student written essay detailing how they display character in their athletic and academic pursuits (2 page maximum /double spaced)  -  One letter of reference for each of the following:    ·  Athletic skill (a coach or association official)  -  ·  Academic standing (teacher or counselor)  -   Personal qualities (adult relative or family friend)  -    Photo of applicant (send by email if possible)   -   Include any High School Community Service/Volunteerism   -  Please provide name, complete contact information (phone, email, address) and identify the area for which they will act as a reference. 

Your completed application, including all of the required attachments, must be postmarked by March 31, 2019 (NO EXCEPTIONS). Properly documented applications will be reviewed by our committee. Applicants will be informed of the status of their requests in April 2018.. Please be sure to MAIL or EMAIL documents to:

Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame
Toyota/Steve Young Scholar Athlete Application
465 California, Suite 806
San Francisco, CA 94104


  Tzu Chi Scholars - This scholarship is funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college bound high school graduates.  The scholars are selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and community involvement.  .  Applications and more information is available at  

 UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.  Our Deadline:July 31, 2019   Award Amount: $1000    Application:

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest DescriptionVarsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship Are you a Vegan?  Are you a vegetarian who promotes the lifestyle?  Three high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their communities or school are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Go to website for more information

Veterinarian Science Scholarship, available to any full-time college students or High School Senior nationwide. The following information about the scholarship is available.      Award Amount:    $500            Application:    Students interested in applying can access the requirements and application at this URL:

Voice of Democracy "One Voice Can Make a Difference. - A $30,000 scholarship with other prizes along the way!  A national patriotic speech writing competition open to 9-12th grade students.  To enter the competition a student records a shor, 3-5 minute speech expressing their interpretation of the assigned patriotic theme.  Contact VFW National Headquarters for a VFW Post near you.  Veterans of Foreign Wars - 406 W. 34th Street - Kansas City, MO. 64111- 816-756-3390 -

Wa Sung Community Service Club is offering its  Merit Award Scholarships.  Applicant must be graduating high school senior of Asian descent.  Application available at  

We the Students Essay Contest

 In 500-800 words, answer the following question:    The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.                                                                                 Eligibility:The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school.                                                                                           

 Student Prizes

Grand Prize: $5,000 cash (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy)

Runners Up: 6 cash prizes of $1,250 each

Honorable Mention: 8 cash prizes of $500

There are more prizes than this...go to the website listed above     

Women in Mining 2019 Scholarship Information    Please see the file at the bottom of this page.  Sager Memorial Scholarship- $2,000.  More information if you click on the file at the bottom of this page.      

  Writers of the Future-Science Fiction Writing  ScholarshipProvides budding science fiction authors the opportunity to get some exposure in the field

Entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length. We regret we cannot consider poetry, or works intended for children. All types of science fiction, fantasy and dark fantasy are welcome.          Eligibility: The Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium. Professional publication is deemed to be payment, and at least 5,000 copies, or 5,000 hits. Offered 4 times a year.

Young Patriots Essay Contest- $2,000-$5,000. Offered by National Center for Policy Analysis-12770 Coit Road,Suite 800-Dallas, TX 75251.  Applicants must write an essay up to 1,200 words on the public policy topic provided. 

(Golf) Youth on Course Scholarships:  Must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Scholarships are merit based and need based.  You must have been accepted for enrollment at a 4 year college/university for the fall.  Youth on Course members and/or golfers will be given first priority (to join youth on course you can go to  You do not need to be a member.  To apply: visit and hit APPLY NOW following the form steps.                                                 You will need: A digital copy of your official high school transcripts (scanned or uploaded photo will do)        Digital copies of SAT/ACT scores        A personal reference (you must not be related to them) who you feel would be willing to speak positively on your behalf with their full name and email address where we can reach them.            All materials must be completed and submitted by February 28, 2019  11:59PM PST  For more information contact: or 831-622-8265

 ZipRecruiter Scholarship 

California Specific Scholarships can be found at


Some great places to look for scholarships: 

 CVHS has no affiliation with any of these web sites, nor do we endorse them.  Many of these sites were found by CVHS students, staff,  and families, and are merely suggested to help you embark on this journey of finding money!

  • FastWeb
  • Peterson's
  • The College Board
  • Zinch
  • CollegeNet
  • ScholarshipMonkey
  • Scholarships360
  • Free Scholarship Searches
  • The Ultimate Scholarship Guide
  • Unigo Scholarship Alert:
  • ZipRecruiter Scholarship-

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