Scholarships

Scholarship Tips.pdf

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities 2019 - Click Here to see the full list!

Scholarships Due in May

Name: OZ Foundation Scholarship

Amount:

Website to Apply: Completed application materials and mail it to the address listed. ->

Deadline: May 21, 2019

Eligibility: Will require a list of all school/community activities you were involved in, as well as work experience, high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, letters of acceptance to the college/university you have chosen to attend, financial aid award letter, an estimated cost of attendance sheet for your university.

Need and Merit Based

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Name: B. Davis Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: May 24, 2019

Eligibility:

  • There is no age restriction
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

Based on your essay submission.

Name: Club Estrella Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: complete application and mail to address listed

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Eligibility: Must graduate from high school in Santa Clara county, must be Mexican American, Chicano, Mexican, or Latino ancestry. must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, see the attached application for the rest of the requirements.

Need Based.

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Name: Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors in the United States who have been accepted to and will attend college (either 4-year or community) in the United States, and have an interest in the sciences.

Plastic surgery is the branch of scientific medicine that is dedicated to the reconstruction and repair of the body. It can correct deformities that are a result of accidents, birth defects, or illness, in addition to improving overall aesthetics of the body. Not only is it a science, but plastic surgery is also an art that helps individuals increase their confidence.

One student will be honored with a scholarship award of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), which will be issued to their accepting college

Merit Based

Name: Air Systems Foundation Scholarship

Amount:Ranges between $250-$5,000

Website to Apply: www.asifoundation.org

Deadline: Due in May

Eligibility: Only available to Santa Clara high school seniors, one scholarship per year will be made available to the child of an Air Systems Inc. employee if the child meets all other eligibility requirements. They need a transcript, most recent SAT or ACT scores, academic recommendation letter from at least 3 teachers and 1 counselor, an essay typed, double spaced between 2 and 5 pages, addressing at least 1 the prompts. In addition, they need a photo that represents you and your personality. Merit Based.

Scholarships due in june/August

Name: The Mountain View Professional Firefighters Local 1965

Amount: 4 scholarships for $1,000

Website to Apply: See attached ->

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Eligibility: High school senior who is a resident of Mountain View. The student must plan on attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college or vocational program as a full-time student. 12 units or more. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Based on scholastic abilities, community service involvement, and neatness of application . Unofficial transcript is fine.

This is merit and need based.

MV Professiuonal Firefighters Scholarship.pdf

Name: Philippine Professional and Business Society scholarship

Amount: $5,000 will be awarded to the top 7 applicants

Website to Apply: http://ppbsweb.org/scholarship

Deadline: June 17, 2019

Eligibility:

  1. A graduating high school senior student of Filipino ancestry.
  2. Must have been accepted or have applied at an accredited four year college or university.
  3. Must attend the PPBS Scholarship Awards Dinner-Dance Event, which is held September 7, 2019.
  4. Must have at least a 3.50 GPA by the end of the 3rd quarter of the school year.
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Name: ECoing4Dummies Scholarship Academic Studies

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://ecoin4dummies.com/2018/01/24/ecoin4dummies-scholarship/

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Eligibility:

  • High school senior that has been accepted in an accredited university.
  • A current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university.

Name: The 2018 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/node/17039

Deadline: due in August

Eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student. Merit Based.

Name: ABODO Scholarship

Amount: $500

Website to Apply: To enter, students need to write about what they are bringing from their hometown to college and why it's important. Students can apply at https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship/

Deadline: Due in August

Eligibility: High School student (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2019. Based on your essay submission.

Scholarships that do not require U.S. Citizenship (AB 540 eligible!)

Name: Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Amount: $30,000 over 4 years

Website to Apply: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?SFMC_cid=EM107136-&rid=47734039

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Eligibility: Need based and Merit based

Name: The Dream U.S. National Scholarship

Amount: $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree at a partner college

Website to Apply: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Eligibility:

  1. Have graduated or will graduate from high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2018-19 academic year;
  2. Graduated or will graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale;
  3. Are not and have not previously been enrolled in a four-year institution or bachelor program and have not earned more than 21 credits in a community college (not counting credits earned in a pre-college or dual enrollment program in high school);
  4. Intend to enroll full-time in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at a Partner College no later than the Spring term of 2019-20 academic year;
  5. Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend (not applicable if it is a private Partner College);
  6. Have current DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the DACA immigration eligibility criteria set forth below;
  7. Arrived in the United States before reaching your 16th birthday; and
  8. Have significant unmet financial need.

Need Based.

Name: Deborah Dexter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 to 4 MVHS seniors. Guaranteed Scholarship

How to Apply: Please complete the attached application ->

Submit your response to Ms. Yazdani in the College and Career Center by 3:45pm

Deadline: April 10, 2019

Eligibility: This scholarship will be awarded to a senior who was not born in the U.S., but who is in the process of attaining, has recently attained, or hopes to attain U.S. citizenship. The selected candidate will have strong academic work ethic, a high motivation to succeed, a commitment to the community, and compassion for others. Country of citizenship is not relevant. 2.5 unweighted GPA in grades 10-12 is required. Please submit a copy of your FAFSA EFC page or Dream Act EFC page. If these do not apply, submit a copy of current or previous year's income tax forms (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ) Both Merit and Need Based.

Dexter Scholarships Application 2019.pdf

Name: Immigrants Rising

Amount: Up to $7,000

Website to Apply: https://immigrantsrising.org/financial-support/scholarship-fund/

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Foreign-born. Financial need. Do not have permanent residency (green card) or citizenship in the U.S. Current or intended enrollment in an accredited college or graduate program for 2018-2019
  • Minimum GPA requirement:
    • For high school students: 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
    • For college/graduate students: 3.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Demonstrated academic preparation and community/extracurricular involvement

NEED AND MERIT BASED

Name: Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation - Scholarship only for students going to De Anza or Foothill College

Amount: $3,432 (This is the full cost of attendance at Foothill and De Anza College)

How to Apply: TBA

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility: This scholarship does not have a minimum GPA requirement and it does not ask for financial documents. It is based on your essay response, transcript, and one letter of recommendation. You must be attending either Foothill or De Anza College in order to receive the scholarship. U.S. Citizenship is not required!

Name: Cal Alumni Association - The Achievement Award Program

Amount: $6,000 per year and a laptop

Website to Apply: https://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/achievement-award-program

Deadline: Application will open in spring

Eligibility:

  • Gross family income of $86,000 or less
  • Must me AB540 Eligible
  • Completed high-school, GED or community college transfer requirements in California, please note this is regardless of immigration status
  • Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1, 2019. Need Based.

To be Announced!

Name: Chicano Organizing and Research in Education

Amount: $500

Website to Apply: http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program

Deadline: TBD

Eligibility: They evaluate each applicant holistically but there are three key areas of evaluation. They are:

(1) Your personal story, which takes into account financial need and other compelling challenges the applicant has had to endure;

(2) extra-curricular involvement, which includes anything you do outside of class like community involvement, work, and clubs; and

(3) Your academic promise, which is not limited to GPA or test scores but, more importantly, looks at your academic potential for the future. Need Based.

Name: Better Together STEM scholarship

Amount: Up to 20 awards of $10,000 and up to 20 awards of $1,000 will be distributed. Awards are not renewable but students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements. Awards may only be received a maximum of five years.

Website to Apply: https://scholarsapply.org/pge/?utm_source=NotifyMe&utm_campaign=PGE2018&utm_medium=email

Deadline: TBD

Eligibility: Pursuing a degree in one of the following STEM disciplines:

    • Engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer, industrial or environmental)
    • Computer Science/Information Systems
    • Cyber Security
    • Environmental Sciences

*See website for additional requirements. Based on Need and Merit.

Name: Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Amount: Prizes range between $500-$1000

Website to Apply: TBA

Deadline: TBD

Eligibility: Peninsula Lodge, the local Silicon Valley chapter of C.A.C.A., would like to invite students to participate. In particular, they wish to encourage Chinese American students to take part, but all high school students are welcome. Participants in the Contest are to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words, at their Chinese American Citizens Alliance Lodge or a location designated by the Lodge on a subject regarding the Chinese in the United States. The exact essay topic will be announced at the time of the contest.Open to any student enrolled in high school..

The contest will be held at the Conference Room of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. As the date of the contest approaches, I will send out more detailed information to the students who submit a completed application.

Based on Essay submission.

Scholarships with Expired Deadlines

Name: Air Systems Foundation

Amount: $250-$5,000

Website to Apply: Applications can be submitted at www.asifoundation.org.

Deadline: May 5, 2019

Eligibility: Requires an official transcript, most recent SAT or ACT scores, Letters of Recommendation and an essay. Open to seniors in Santa Clara County and who have been accepted into a college.

Name: Kids' Chance of California

Amount: TBD

Website to Apply: https://www.kidschanceca.org/uploads/1/1/5/1/115193971/kids-chance-ca-application_fillable.pdf

Deadline: May 15, 2019

Eligibility: Must be 16-25, must be the child or legal dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work related accident or occupational disease with a CA employer.

Need Based.

Name: Milton Fisher Scholarship

Amount: A four-year scholarship of up to $20,000

Website to Apply: www.rbffoundation.org

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to exceptionally Innovative and Creative High School Juniors, Seniors and College Freshmen who are:

  • from Connecticut or the New York City metro area (and plan to attend or are attending college anywhere in the U.S.) OR...
  • from any part of the U.S. who plan to attend (or are attending) college in CT or NYC

Apply for this scholarship if you are . . .

  • a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way
  • a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family

Not merit or need based, however after a winner is chosen, financial background will help in determining the dollar amount.

Name: MVHS Sports Boosters Scholarship

Amount: Two scholarships for $1,500

Website to Apply: https://mvhssportsboosters.org/scholarships

Deadline: May 3, 2019 6:00pm

Eligibility: For the fourth year the Boosters will be offering two scholarships to one male and one female graduating MV student athlete. The scholarships are not a Top Scholar athlete award and are open to all graduating senior athletes that will be continuing their education next year. They are looking to support students moving on to 2 yr, 4 yr, trade schools or other occupations that require further education expense. U.S. citizenship is not required. Minimum 2.5 weighted total GPA. You do not have to be a booster club member to apply! Merit Based.

Name: Italian American Heritage Foundation

Amount: TBA

How to Apply: Complete the attached application and mail it.

Deadline: April 30, 2019 4:00pm

Eligibility: Must be of some Italian descent, must be graduating from a Santa Clara County High School or Community College, applicants who are a IAHF member or the child or grandchild of an IAHF member is exempt from requirements 1 and 2, must provide all the attachments, and must attend the award ceremony on June 9, 2019

IAHF Application Packet .docx

Name: Pavan Reddy Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

How to Apply: Complete the attached application and submit it to the College and Career Center by Monday, April 29, 2019 by 3:00pm

Deadline: April 29, 2019 3:00pm

Eligibility: Based on essay responses and financial need. Student must be attending CSU SLO and interested in pursing science or engineering

Pavan Reddy App 2019.pdf

Name: HonorsGradU Design a Better Future $10,000 Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Website to Apply: https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm

Deadline: April 28, 2019

Eligibility: To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning on attending an accredited college or university in the United States of America. Additionally, students must have met all of the requirements described on this website (http://honorsgradu.com/). Employees of Honors Graduation and their families are not eligible to participate. Submissions must be received before the deadlines in order to qualify for the scholarship program. Mailed applications must be postmarked by that deadline. There are no citizenship requirements. . Merit Based.

Name: Student Insights Scholarship

Amount: 1 ($500), 1 ($1,000), 1 ($4,000)

Website to Apply: http://www.student-view.com/

Deadline: April 22, 2019

Eligibility: No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, And no application fees

Name: Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation - Scholarship only for students going to De Anza or Foothill College

Amount: $3,500 (This is the full cost of attendance at Foothill and De Anza College)

How to Apply: See attached application -> Submit to College/Career Center 3:00pm 04/24/19

Deadline: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:00pm

Eligibility: This scholarship does not have a minimum GPA requirement and it does not ask for financial documents. It is based on your essay response, transcript, and one letter of recommendation. You must be attending either Foothill or De Anza College in order to receive the scholarship. U.S. Citizenship is not required!

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Name: Honmo Nguyen Family Trust Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

How to Apply: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/honmyo

Deadline: April 16, 2019 5:00pm

Eligibility:

  • Current graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in Santa Clara County
  • Currently enrolled or planning to enroll on a full-time basis at a four-year California public college (Cal State) or university (UC)
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated financial need

NEED BASED

Name: Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority

Amount: $250-$500

How to Apply: Complete application and mail it in! ->

Deadline: Post-marked by April 15, 2019

Eligibility: Female High School Senior with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

• Will attend a junior college, vocational school, or a four-year institution in the fall semester of 2019

• U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is not a requirement for this scholarship and will not be considered during the application. Need Based

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Name: Ivy Pearls Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $1,000-$1,500

How to Apply: See application ->

Deadline: Postmarked April 13, 2019

Eligibility: Must be from African or African-American descent, must reside in Santa Clara county, minimum GPA of 2.75. Graduating high school senior.

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Name: Barbara Emerich Scholarship

Amount: $750

How to Apply: Submit completed application and required materials to the address listed ->

Deadline: April 12, 2019

Eligibility: Application Criteria and Procedure for $750 Scholarship Award:

• Attends a PTA or PTSA school in Sixth District PTA, and is a current member of the PTA or PTSA. Currently a 2019 high school senior planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college. 2.5 minimum GPA. Has community service/volunteer experience in education/counseling/mentoring/tutoring/preschool or with special needs children

2019 B Emerich Application.pdf

Name: Deborah Dexter New American Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 to 4 MVHS seniors. Guaranteed Scholarship

How to Apply: All application materials are due to Ms. Yazdani in the College and Career Center by 3:00pm. See application for requirements ->

Deadline: April 10, 2019

Eligibility: This scholarship will be awarded to a senior who was not born in the U.S., but who is in the process of attaining, has recently attained, or hopes to attain U.S. citizenship. The selected candidate will have strong academic work ethic, a high motivation to succeed, a commitment to the community, and compassion for others. Country of citizenship is not relevant. 2.5 unweighted GPA in grades 10-12 is required. Please submit a copy of your FAFSA EFC page or Dream Act EFC page. If these do not apply, submit a copy of current or previous year's income tax forms (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ) Both Merit and Need Based.

Dexter Scholarships Application 2019.pdf

Name: Deborah Dexter Science Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 to a female who enjoys science

How to Apply: All application materials are due to Ms. Yazdani in the College and Career Center by 3:00pm. See application for requirements ->

Deadline: April 10, 2019

Eligibility: A merit based scholarship awarded to a female MVHS senior who exemplifies excellence in science, and excludes curiosity and passion for science. The student must have demonstrated the ability to excel in rigorous and advanced science courses as well as plan to pursue a career in the science field. Minimum GPA is 3.5 unweighted 10-12 academic GPA required. At least 3 years of science completed.

Dexter Scholarships Application 2019.pdf

Name: Deborah Dexter Engineering Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 to any student who enjoys engineering

How to Apply: All application materials are due to Ms. Yazdani in the College and Career Center by 3:00pm. See application for requirements ->

Deadline: April 10, 2019

Eligibility: A merit based scholarship awarded to a MVHS senior who exemplified excellence in engineering and or a combination of engineering and science. The student must have demonstrated the ability to excel in rigorous and advanced engineering or engineering and science courses. Minimum GPA is 3.5 unweighted 10-12 academic GPA required.

Dexter Scholarships Application 2019.pdf

Name: Mountain View Odd Fellows Lodge No. 244 Application

Amount: $1,000

Application: Please complete the application. You will need a transcript with the official stamp, which can be requested from our registrar office. You will also need 3 letters of recommendation in a sealed envelope.

Deadline: Applications must be mailed and postmarked by April 2nd

Eligibility: Any student planning to attend either a community college or 4 year college or a Career Technical school. Need Based.

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Name: The Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group Scholarship

Amount: $25,000 paid out over 5 years

How to Apply: http://www.pamf.org/premedscholar/

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Student plans to become a doctor (MD) and selects a college major that will prepare them for this career
  • Be in top 20 percent of class (verified by transcript).
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance to attend a university (verified by FAFSA, SAR, and parent's tax returns).

Need Based.

Name: Irval Carter

Amount: $2,000

Website to Apply: See the attached application -> Please submit it to the college and career center.

Deadline: April 1, 2019 3:00pm to the College and Career Center

Eligibility: Personal history, evidence of improvement in academic record, financial need, and future career plans are the most important criteria for this scholarship. Leadership, extracurricular involvement, community service and the example set by the student will also be considered. Citizenship is not required. Need Based.

IrvCarter Scholarship App 2019.pdf

Name: HENAAC Scholarship

Amount: $500-$10,000

Website to Apply: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities
  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
  • Applicants must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

Merit Based.

Name: Arab American Institute Youth Scholarship Award

Amount: $500-$1,000

Website to Apply: http://www.aaiusa.org/scholarships_aai

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility: AAI is looking for candidates who are:

1. Currently enrolled in High School; or as an undergraduate in a college or university program

2. U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents that are of Arab descent

3. Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average verified by either an official or unofficial transcript. Merit Based

Name: PFLAG Scholarship

Amount: $3,000

Website to Print Application: http://www.pflagsanjose.org/

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility:

  • Awarded to students of any gender identity or sexual orientation, whose history, activities, and personal plans demonstrate support for justice and equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons.
  • Demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBTQ community
  • The committee will look for honors, awards, community service, civic involvement, and extra curriculars. Merit Based.

Name: Santa Clara County Legal Professions Scholarship

Amount: Two different scholarships. The Marilyn Ott Memorial scholarship is worth $500 and the Eula Mae Jett Scholarship offders students a $2,000 first place and $1,000 second place scholarship.

Website to Apply: http://files.constantcontact.com/631514bb201/a78ae361-3eba-4bce-95de-c342de3f7e1e.pdf

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility: Applicants shall be restricted to seniors who will have successfully completed high school by the end of June 2018 and will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following the school year in a college or business school offering a course of study in the legal field. All applicants must be legal residents of the State of California and must be attending school within the State of California during the scholarship year.

Name: Cal Alumni Association Leadership Award

Amount: $2,000

Website to Apply: https://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/leadership-award

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility: Scholarship that recognizes undergraduate students at UC Berkeley who demonstrate innovative, initiative-driven leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments. Students compete for the scholarship every year, ensuring a diverse and dynamic annual cohort of leaders whose work is relevant and newly inspiring.

  • Demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments
  • Be admitted and enroll at UC Berkeley
  • Interview in June 2017
  • Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1, 2017

Merit-based

Name: Pathfinder Chapter of the American Business Women Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Website to Apply: Check back in February!

Deadline: Due in March

Eligibility: Must be female, a U.S. citizen and reside in Alameda, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, San Mateo, or San Joaquin Counties, and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Merit Based.

Name: Mountain View Sister City Affiliation Scholarship

Amount: $500

How to Apply: See attached application. Mail in your completed application to the address provided ->

Extended Deadline: March 31, 2019

Eligibility: Guaranteed scholarship to MVLA High School District student. Must live in Mountain View, Los Altos, or Los Altos Hills. Will attend an accredited institution of higher learning. This will go to a student interested in promoting cultural exchange. This is a civic organization that promotes an awareness of and appreciation for the culture and customs of people of foreign lands. Merit and Cultural Engagement Based.

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Name: Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Website to Apply: See Application ->

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descent at an accredited high school with a grade point average minimum of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.

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Name: St. Andrew's United Methodist Church

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: See the hard copy application ->

Deadline: March 25, 2019

Eligibility: Statment of financial need, quality of essay and recommendations, community service and leadership background, member of local community or St. Andrew's UMC Church. Submission of all application packet components.

NEED BADED

Scholarship Application 2019.docx

Name: San Mateo Credit Union Scholarship

Amount: $3,000

Website to Apply: https://www.smcu.org/Community/Programs/Community-Involvement/Scholarships?source=email

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Scholarships are available to class of 2019 high school seniors and to 2018 graduates who took a gap year and are enrolling in a college or technical school for the first time.
  • Applicants must have applied to a college or technical school for the fall of 2019.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and must upload an unofficial transcript and SAT/ACT scores (if applicable).
  • Applicants must provide a typed essay of at least 500 words about financial education’s ability to empower students and support the community. Not sure where to start thinking about that question? Take one of our free online financial education
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  • There is no restriction regarding applicants’ county of residence.

Name: California Alarm Association Scholarship

Amount: $25,000

Website to Apply: http://www.caaonline.org/caa-youth-scholarship-2018/

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Eligibility: Children of law enforcement and fire service personnel

merit based.

Name: Chi Am Circle

Amount: Up to $5,000

Website to Apply: https://www.chiamcircle.org/service.html#SCH

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility: Be a high school senior in the current academic year. Have a minimum 3.3 unweighted cumulative GPA in high school. Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Reside and go to school in Santa Clara County, California or be the child or grandchild of a Chi Am member. Be of Asian descent as defined by California Department of Education, http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/dc/es/refaq.asp#q9. Be a college-bound in the Fall after your senior year and provide proof of acceptance and enrollment to an accredited two or four-year college (Exception: If you are a special needs student, as defined by Section 504 of the Education Code, you may attend vocational training.)

Merit Based.

Name: Project Yellow Light Billboard Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Website to Apply: http://www.projectyellowlight.com/

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility: Be a high school junior or senior between the ages of 14-20 and create a design for a billboard.

Name: Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: State Winners will receive $250, National Winners will receive $500, and Two National winners out of the 8 will be invited to Washington DC and will receive $5,000

How to Apply: Please respond to the following prompt and submit it to Ms. Yazdani in the CCC no later than October 1, 20168 by 3:45 pm. Your response should be no more than 250 words,

"How have your efforts to serve your community (home, school, place of worship, etc.) been effective or made a difference?"

Deadline: October 1, 2018 by 3:45pm

Eligibility: Must have qualities of dependability, (truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality), Service (Cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others leadership (which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility) U.S. citizenship not required. They are looking for students with good grades and activities or extra-curriculars. Merit Based

Name: All Star Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Website to Apply: See Application ->

Deadline: Due to the College and Career Center, Friday, Feb. 1st. 2019

Eligibility: Be a college bound senior currently attending a Bay Area public high school, be a legal resident, display leadership qualities in the classroom, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from 10-12th grade, demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic, and community outreach

MERIT BASED

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Name: University Club Scholarship

Amount: Up to $5,000 (3 students will be nominated)

How to Apply: Submit a completed resume with test scores, GPA (weighted and unweighted), your household income and family size, and if you applied for the FAFSA, list your EFC, which can be found on your student aid report. In addition, submit a short essay no more than 250 words on the following subject: "Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you."

Please email this information to Ms. Yazdani at jessica.yazdani@mvla.net by February 8, 2019

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Eligibility: Financial need scholarship. GPA and SAT or ACT scores are given careful consideration. (A-/B+ grades.) Other factors strongly considered: Extra-curriculars and community service, personal attributes (student has demonstrated resilience), preference is given to a student who has demonstrated an interest in making a difference in his/her family or the community at large, completeness: If you make it to the second round, your application will not be evaluated unless all of the requested information is provided, and must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Need Based.

Name: San Jose Scottish Rite Foundation

Amount: Varies

Website to Apply: Pick up an application in the college/career center

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Eligibility: A graduating senior at any public high school in the area of interest/influence of the SJSR FDN (San Jose Scottish Rite Foundation), minimum 3.2 GPA, demonstrated financial need, and be a U.S. citizen.

NEED BASED

Name: QuestBridge. College Match Scholarship Recipients are granted admission to one of QuestBridge's partner colleges with a full, four-year scholarship worth over $200,000 each. Their college partners use a combination of their own funds as well as state and federal aid to fund the scholarship.

Amount: Full, four-year scholarship worth over $200,000 each

Website to Apply: https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

Deadline: September 27, 2018

Eligibility: Click here for eligibility. Need Based.

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Name: Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Amount: $1,000 and an all expenses paid trip to Princeton University to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race

Website to Apply: pprize.princeton.edu

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Eligibility:

  1. Significance of your activity and how it promotes racial harmony, understanding, and mutual respect among community members.
  2. They will also consider how important your role was in the activity.
  3. Finally, they will consider the scope and impact of your activity on the community.

MERIT BASED

Name: Elks Most Valuable Student

Amount: $1,000-$12,500

Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9716/elks_most_valuable_student_competition_scholarship.php#sthash.DxoGFDAV.dpbs

Deadline: November 15th

Eligibility:

  • You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
  • You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • You must have taken either the ACT or SAT on or before October 27, 2018.

Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.

MERIT BASED

Name: Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9600/dr_juan_andrade_jr_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.gJNQWD0L.dpbs

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018

Eligibility:Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019.

NEED BASED

Name:Hispanic Heritage Youth Award

Amount: $3,500

Website to Apply: https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/

Deadline: October 15th

Eligibility: Graduating senior, minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must enroll in an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020. Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines) If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory. Must be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. Citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Name: Harris Poll Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14668/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.QoqpPveu.dpbs

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Eligibility:

A) A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are:

B) 13 years or older at the time of entry,

C) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and

D) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.

Name: Horatio Alger Scholarship

Amount: $6,000-$10,000

Website to Apply: scholars.horatioalger.org

Deadline: August 1st - October 25th

Eligibility: Demonstrated need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and U.S. Citizenship. Must be planning to enter college in the U.S. no later than the fall following high school graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0. Need Based.

Name: Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Amount: $30,000 per year. Students will also get to work during the summer at NSA's main headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland for a minimum of 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. After you graduate college, you will be placed in a job with the NSA. See additional info at IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA.

Website to Apply: intelligencecareers.gov/NSA/nsastudents.html

Deadline: October 25, 2018

Eligibility: Minority students are especially encouraged to apply. Students must be interested in pursing either Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering. You must be a U.S citizen, eligible to be granted a security clearance, achieve a SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 25. A 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale.

Name: HACER National Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Website to Apply: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fHACER

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be less than 21 years of age.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
    • Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; student applicants may be of any race. Applicants must be from a family that came from at least one of these countries/territories: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela.

Need Based.

Name: Moose Lodge Scholarship (Youth Awareness Program)

Amount: $2,000 to $12,000

Website to apply: See application materials and email - Kathychilds@prodigy.net

Deadline to apply: Attend required meeting on December 9, 2018 at the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge, 905 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA. 94086 (Parents are encouraged to attend as well.)

Eligibility: Be a motivated high school student in grades 9-12.

YA-Consent-Form - Sunnyvale (3).pdf
Invitation to YA Congress Dec. 9 - for Students.pdf
YA-Brochure 2018-2019 (1).pdf

Name: Voyager Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15185/voyager_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.eDBja9aE.dpbs

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Eligibility:

A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Name:Hispanic Heritage Youth Award

Amount: $3,500

Website to Apply: https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/

Deadline: October 15th

Eligibility: Graduating senior, minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must enroll in an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020. Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines) If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory. Must be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. Citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Name: Good Tidings Community Scholarship.

Amount: 10 scholarships being offered at $10,000 each.

Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/49964-good-tidings-fouindation

Deadline: November 8, 2018

Eligibility: Low income high school seniors who have committed themselves to community service.

NEED BASED

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Name: Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Ranges between $500-$5,000

Website to Apply: http://www.osiaca.org/Scholarships/How-To-Apply

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility: Applicants must be wholly or partially of Italian decent and must plan on enrolling in a trade school, college, university, or community college for the fall. Merit Based.

Name: Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9600/dr_juan_andrade_jr_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.gJNQWD0L.dpbs

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018

Eligibility:Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019.

NEED BASED

Name: Tzu Chi Scholars

Amount: $1,000 (A selected few will win $4,000)

Website to Apply: http://www.tzuchi.us/scholarships/

Deadline: March 1, 2019 (post-marked)

Eligibility:

  1. Applicant demonstrates financial need for college tuition and related expenses.
  2. Applicant is a U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent.
  3. Applicant has a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  4. Applicant will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the academic year 2019-2020.

Need Based.

Name: InspirASIAN Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: https://inspirasian.us/programs/scholarship-program/

Deadline: January 31, 2019 11:59PM

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements:
  • Full-time graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum unweighted cumulative GPA 3.40 on 4-point scale), of any ethnic or cultural background, who plan to attend an accredited college or university (2-year and 4-year) in Fall 2019.
  • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Residents of one of the following states or metropolitan area where we currently have InspirASIAN chapters: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia).

MERIT BASED

Name: eQuality Scholarship

Amount: $6,000

Website to Apply: www.equalityscholarship.org

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Eligibility:

In general, eligible students fall into one of these categories:

  • Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete high school or equivalent between 1 Jul 2014 and 30 Jun 2019;
  • Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete community college between 1 Jul 2014 and 30 Jun 2019;
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN program in California; or
  • Pursuing a graduate degree in another health care field at an accredited graduate school in California or as a California resident attending an accredited graduate school elsewhere in the United States

MERIT BASED

Name: WACE Scholarship

Amount: $6,000 Merit Scholarship

Website to Apply: www.waceinc.org

Deadline: February 15, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application
  • Meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application
  • Must apply to one of the following institutions: Drexel University, Clarkson University, Johnson & Wales University (Closed for 2018-19 Applications), Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, The University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology

MERIT BASED

Name: Tri-Counties Bank Scholarship Program

Amount: Varies

Website: https://www.shastarcf.org/scholarships#.W-r0_JNKiUk

Deadline: December 12, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Graduating high school senior or undergraduate student
  • Presently or planning to attend a junior college, state college, or university
  • Plans to major in Agricultural Studies (with a special emphasis in the livestock industry)

BASED ON MAJOR

Name: Lamber - Goodnow Scholarships

Amount: $1,000 - 7 awards available

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12176/lamber_goodnow_scholarships_scholarship.php#sthash.KeUaQQAw.dpbs

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Eligibility: 7 different scholarships available, please see website about for eligibility!

Name: AXA Achievement Scholarship

Amount: $25,000

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/axa_achievement_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.ZU8N5gCZ.dpbs

Deadline: December 14, 2018 or until 10,000 applications are received

Eligibility:

A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico

B) Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

MERIT BASED

Name: Burger King Scholars Program

Amount: $50,000 (10 awards)

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12666/burger_king_scholars_program_scholarship.php#sthash.hoP9uvNY.dpbs

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5,
  • Be passionate about serving the community, and
  • Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

MERIT BASED

Name: Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Amount: $3,000

Website: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Eligibility: At the conclusion of the specific Entry Period for each biannually Promotion, you must (i) be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) be 18 years of age or older (or at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence), and (iii) be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States. Not based on merit or need.

BASED ON CREATIVE ENTRY

Name: NRA Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 - 4 awards available

Website to Apply: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9222/nra_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.td2cxqLZ.dpbs

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Eligibility:

The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2018-2019 academic year, including home-schooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category. For example, a previous winner in the junior category, who is now eligible for the senior category, may submit an entry.

BASED ON ESSAY SUBMISSION

Name:Oz Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Depends on the amount of financial need.

Website to Apply: http://ozfoundation.com/

Deadline: Due in May

Eligibility: The ideal candidate is someone who is presently attending high school or college and has demonstrated that he or she is capable of college/university work but does not have the financial resources to attend college. If accepted, recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA per term and complete at least 12 units each quarter/semester while attending college to remain eligible. Need-based

School: SKIDMORE College

Name: The Filene Music Scholarship

Amount: Total Amount = $67,000 ($15,000 per year)

Website to Apply: https://www.skidmore.edu/music/scholarships/filene.php

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Eligibility: The competition is open to high school seniors who meet the criteria for admission to Skidmore College and who apply for admission by January 15, 2019. Students are allowed to compete only once. Children and dependents of Skidmore faculty and staff are not eligible for the competition.

BASED ON SUBMISSION

Name: Kaiser Permanente Asian Association

Amount: $3,500

Website to Apply: http://aim.applyists.net/KaiserPermanenteAsianAssoc

Deadline: February 06, 2019

Eligibility:

  • You must graduate from high school in spring 2019 and attend an accredited university, trade, or technical school in fall 2019.
  • You must reside or attend high school in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California service area.
  • You must have a current minimum GPA of 2.5.

Merit Based

Name: Ron Brown Scholar Program

Amount: $10,000

Website to Apply: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline

Deadline: Nov. 1 - Early Deadline, Jan. 9- Final Post-marked deadline

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent or hold a permanent resident card, Black/African American and current high school student. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and have demonstrated financial need.

NEED BASED

Name: Northern California Scholarship Foundations

Amount: $8,000 per year renewable for 4 year total = 32,000

How to Apply: Simply submit a resume with a list of any extra-curriculars, volunteer work, community service, and/or leadership roles you've taken on to Ms. Yazdani by 01/24/19 no later than 3:30pm. You can drop it off in person OR email it to me! (jessica.yazdani@mvla.net) Please include your SAT or ACT test results on your resume, your weighted and unweighted GPA, along with your household size, number of siblings in college, and household income. If you applied for the FAFSA, please include your EFC. Please note, the winner of the scholarship and both parents must be U.S. Citizens.

Deadline: January 24, 2019

Eligibility: Impeccable character that will develop into leadership both in the academic setting and beyond. High GPA and test Scores, outstanding moral character, participation in extra-curriculars, be willing to earn a portion of your expenses while in college, and have an idea of which college courses you want to pursue and what you intend to do for your life work. Both the student and the student's parents need to be U.S. citizens.

NEED BASED

Name: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Website to Apply: See Application ->

Deadline: Postmarked by January 25th

Eligibility:Be of African American descent, reside and graduate from a high school in Santa Clara County, plan to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college, have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA.

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Name: Point Scholarship

Amount: Varies based on financial need. Avg per year $10,000.

Website to Apply: https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2019. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible.
  • Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • Must at least be a senior in HS

NEED BASED

Name: Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)

Amount: All tuition and required fees

Website to Apply: nrotc.navy.mil

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Eligibility: The minimum GPA required is a 2.5, Minimum SAT score required is a: E550/M540 or a combined score of 1200. The minimum ACT: score required is a E22/M21. US Citizen or Naturalized. The NROTC scholarship is open for High School Juniors, Seniors, & college Freshmen. If selected, the applicant will receive a full-ride scholarship (all required fees and tuition will be paid for) and they will be part of the NROTC Unit.

MERIT BASED

Name: San Francisco Chinatown Lions Club

Amount: $2,000

Website to Apply: https://www.facebook.com/pg/sfclc8/menu/

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Eligibility: Be of Chinese heritage of any percent, write a resume about yourself using no more than 500 words, must participate in challenge portion of the program, charity fund raising for community non-profits will be a requirement, must participate in training sessions, rehearsals, and other events

MERIT BASED

Name: BASHOF Toyota/Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Award Applicant

Amount: $2,500

How to Apply: See instructions ->

Deadline: April 5, 2019

Eligibility: Awarded to one male and one female college bound high school senior whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others

Merit Based and they do factor in financial need.

2019 Toyota_Steve Young Scholarship Instructions & Application.pdf

Name: P.E.O Scholarship

Website to Apply: https://www.peocalifornia.org/

Deadline: Your application packet (envelope) with all required documents must be postmarked on or before February 1, 2019.

Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are citizens or permanent legal residents of the U.S. or Canada, and who are California residents studying full time at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college or university. There are several scholarships that they offer to women based on a number of factors. Please see their website for more details.

NEED BASED

Name: Ralph Hale and Martha L. Ruppert Educational Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Website to Apply: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/ruppert?utm_source=brochure&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=schol18

Deadline: February 20, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Applicant is a "late bloomer" who demonstrates academic promise and continuous grade point average improvement during high school or college
  • Applicant demonstrates community involvement
  • Maximum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated financial hardship
  • Graduating high school senior or graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo County, San Francisco County, or Santa Clara County
  • Planning to enroll or enrolled in two- or four-year college, university or vocational school as a full-time student
  • United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students)

Need Based.

Name: Savannah College of Art and Design

Amount: $20,000 per year

Website to Apply: scad.edu/apply

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Eligibility: Minimum 1410 SAT combined math and critical reading score, or ACT composite score of at least 30. GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale. Stella visual arts, performing arts, writing, or equestrian capabilities. Honors and awards from competitions, or other recognition. Leadership skills demonstrated through co-curricular or extra-curricular involvement. To be considered, a nominee must complete all SCAD admission requirements, including transcript and portfolio submissions.

Name: Innovator of the Future Rambus Scholarship

Amount: $5,000-$10,000

Website to Apply: https://www.rambus.com/scholarship/

Deadline: February 15, 2019 at 11:59PM

Eligibility:

  • Current high school student graduating before Fall 2019.
  • Attending one of the following high schools located in Cupertino, Los Altos, Mountain View, Santa Clara, or Sunnyvale, CA: Fremont HS, Homestead HS, The King’s Academy, Los Altos HS, Mountain View HS, St. Francis HS, Wilcox HS.
  • Attending a four-year college/university program of study beginning in Fall 2019.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for grades 10-12.
  • Please note: Immediate family members of Rambus employees and contractors are not eligible to apply.
  • Math, Science, and Technology emphasis

Merit Based

Name: California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation

Amount: Two 4-Year $8,000 scholarships for a UC or CSU and four 2-year $2,000 scholarships available for community colleges.

Website to Apply: cawgfoundation.org

Deadline: March 8, 2019 (post-marked)

Eligibility:

  • Be graduating from high school and planning to attend a California four-year university/state college or a two-year community college in the fall;
  • Have a parent or legal guardian who was employed by a California winegrape grower during the current or past growing season;
  • Complete the application

Need and Merit Based.

Name: Vegetarian Resources Group Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Website to Apply: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

Deadline: February 20, 2019

Eligibility: Graduating senior who demonstrates an interest in Vegetarianism in the community or at school.

Merit Based.

Name: HSF Scholarship

Amount: Ranges between $500-$5,000

How to Apply: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

Deadline: February 5, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Merit and Relative Need

Name: Northrop Grumman Scholars program

Amount: $8,000 for 4 years

Website to Apply: http://www.northropgrumman.com/CorporateResponsibility/Community/Pages/engineeringscholars.aspx

Deadline: February 5, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a resident in one of the counties or communities mentioned above
  • Must be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school in sponsoring location
  • Must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program
  • Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 (initial application only)
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (un-weighted)

MERIT BASED

Name: Krishnan-Shah Family Scholarship

Amount: Up to $40,000 paid over 4 years

Website to Apply: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/krishnan?utm_source=brochure&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=schol18

Deadline: February 20, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Graduating high school senior residing in the greater Silicon Valley Region (includes Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Alameda County and Santa Cruz County) OR current community college student who graduated from a high school within the five listed counties
  • First generation college student (neither parent earned a four-year college degree), pursuing first undergraduate degree
  • Planning to enroll in a four-year college or university on a full-time basis in the upcoming fall session
  • Maximum cumulative grade point average of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated involvement in activities (extracurricular, volunteer, paid, etc.)
  • Demonstrated financial need or hardship

Need Based.

Name: Upwind Summer Scholarship

Website to Apply: https://www.upwindscholarship.com/applications/

Deadline: February 22, 2019

Eligibility: Aviation scholarship for juniors in High School. The scholarship provides the training during the summer so that the scholarship recipient can get their private pilot certificate. Upwind selects high school students and awards them a scholarship for an intensive, nine-week flight and ground training program provided by expert instructors.

Name: Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund

Amount: $5,000

Website to Apply: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Deadline: February 26, 2109

Eligibility:

  • Grade level: Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in 2019-20
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science
    • Note: those pursuing health careers are not eligible (i.e. physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
  • Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
  • Financial need
  • Residency:
    • Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus or Yolo.
    • Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego.
  • Financial need

Name: Asian Pacific Funds Scholarship Programs

Amount: Scholarship awards vary between $1,000 - $20,000

Website to Apply: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Deadline: February 26. 2019

Eligibility: There are multiple scholarships this organization offers, please see their website for more details. General requirements are a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Need Based.

Name: Silicon Valley Realtors Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

How to Apply:

The Silicon Valley Realtors Scholarship will now be due on Wednesday, February 27th by 3:30pm. You can email Ms. Yazdani your short essay response and resume or drop it off in person in the CCC. This is a guaranteed scholarship worth $1,000

Please submit a short essay not exceeding 300 words on one of the following topics.

1.) Who or what has been most significant in shaping your career plans? Why?

2.) What changes would you propose for your community to make it a better place in which to live? How could you help?

3.) What do you believe is the most significant challenge for education over the next decade? What should be done?

Deadline: February 27, 2019

Eligibility: They are looking for candidates with exemplary records, superior academic achievement, but these are not the only facors considered. Candidates must be well-rounded students/citizens who are involved in the broader community. Applicants must be accepted to a four year university, and must have a valid social security number. Merit Based.

Name: The Dream U.S. National Scholarship

Amount: $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree at a partner college

Website to Apply: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Eligibility:

  1. Have graduated or will graduate from high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2018-19 academic year;
  2. Graduated or will graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale;
  3. Are not and have not previously been enrolled in a four-year institution or bachelor program and have not earned more than 21 credits in a community college (not counting credits earned in a pre-college or dual enrollment program in high school);
  4. Intend to enroll full-time in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at a Partner College no later than the Spring term of 2019-20 academic year;
  5. Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend (not applicable if it is a private Partner College);
  6. Have current DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the DACA immigration eligibility criteria set forth below;
  7. Arrived in the United States before reaching your 16th birthday; and
  8. Have significant unmet financial need.

Need Based.

Name: Karen Ha Scholarship

Amount: $2,500 (annual award)

How to Apply: See scholarship flyer for details on how to apply ->

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility: Demonstrated academic achievement ready for higher education; • Demonstrated financial need, either as a current or entering college student; • Good academic standing by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 each academic.

Need Based.

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Name: The Mountain View - Los Altos Community Round-table Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Website to Apply: Start the application at https://goo.gl/6qwdFa

Deadline: 11:59PM March 1, 2019

Eligibility: Varies for each scholarship. This ONE scholarship application determines if you will be eligible for the following scholarships:

• Rotary Club of Mountain View

• Kiwanis Club of Mountain View

• MVLA Scholars (a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation)

• Quota International Club of Mountain View/Los Altos

• Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation

Financial need is considered

Name: Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Amount: $5,000 per year, up to $20,000

Website to Apply: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.
  1. Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
  2. Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  3. Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  4. Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  5. Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Require financial assistance to attend college.
  7. Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time.

Need Based.

Name: Immigrants Rising

Amount: Up to $7,000

Website to Apply: https://immigrantsrising.org/financial-support/scholarship-fund/

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Eligibility:

  • Foreign-born. Financial need. Do not have permanent residency (green card) or citizenship in the U.S. Current or intended enrollment in an accredited college or graduate program for 2018-2019
  • Minimum GPA requirement:
    • For high school students: 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
    • For college/graduate students: 3.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Demonstrated academic preparation and community/extracurricular involvement

NEED AND MERIT BASED

Name: National League of American Pen Women

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 16, 2019

How to Apply: See application ->

Eligibility: They are offering (3) $1,000 to female high school students graduating in 2019, undergraduate college students or returning college students of any age who are continuing their education in the fields of Art, Writing or Music Composition/Arrangement. This award is for qualified applicants residing in Santa Clara County or immediate adjacent Bay Area counties. Students must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. The scholarship is based on GPA, letter of recommendation, and sample of art work. (Music, Art, or Writing),

Merit Based

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Name: The AIA Silicon Valley Scholarship program

Amount: $1,000-$5,000

Website to Print Application: http://aiasiliconvalley.org/?page=Scholarships&hhSearchTerms=%22scholarship%22

Deadline: April 4, 2019

Eligibility: Offers three scholarships available for students whom reside in Santa Clara Valley and are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program leading to a career in architecture. Merit Based.