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Financial Aid/Scholarships

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
www.fafsa.gov

Federal Student Aid
https://studentaid.ed.gov/

California Student Aid Commission
www.csac.ca.gov

California Student Aid Commission for Cal-Grants
http://www.calgrants.org/

DREAM ACT

The DREAM ACT Application is for students that are classified as AB540/undocumented students. For more information and help, please visit the OHS Counseling Center.
https://dream.csac.ca.gov

Stanislaus County Office of Education-College Awareness

Click here to find information about colleges, training, financial aid, and more.
http://www.stancoe.org/division/administrative-services/college-and-career-planning/scholarships-links

The Orestimba Scholarship Community Association (TOSCA)

Click here to find out more about this scholarship that is only available to Orestimba Graduates in Newman, CA
http://www.toscascholarships.org/

Merced College Scholarship Web Page

Please visit the link below for scholarships available to incoming Merced College students: http://www.mccd.edu/resources/financialaid/scholarships.html

Consumer Affairs - Student Loan Information

Features hundreds of verified consumer reviews and is available as a free resource for students; explanations of different types of loans and their benefits. $2,000 (multiple)

Other helpful financial aid websites and information


2018-2019 OHS Scholarship List

PDF ScholarshipS Folder

Online SCHOLARSHIPS:

Hilmar Cheese Company
In support of higher education, our annual scholarship program provides college or trade school tuition scholarships for children of our employees, children of the dairy farm families that ship milk to us and local students residing in Stanislaus or Merced counties in California or Dallam and Hartley counties in Texas who are pursuing agricultural degrees. Apply Online Today!

Central Valley Opportunity Center Scholarship
Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) strongly believes that higher education is the most effective tool for breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing the quality of life in our community. To that end, each year for the past 39 years, CVOC has donated scholarships to academically deserving, low-income high school students in its tri-county service area of Madera, Merced, and Stanislaus counties.Applicant must be from a farmworker or verifiable low-income family.Applicant must be planning to pursue education at a vocational, junior college, state college or university on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 units) beginning Fall semester. $1,500 (up to 6 winners)

Tri Counties Bank: Income Based Award Scholarship
Graduating senior from Stanislaus County with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and an EFC of $5,920 or less. $1,500 (one)

Tri Counties Bank: Merit Award Scholarship 
Graduating senior from Stanislaus County with a 3.0 minimum GPA and outstanding achievements in academics, community service or entrepreneurship.$1,000 (ten)

Richard & Dolla Squires Memorial Music Scholarship
Open to graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in music and demonstrating financial need. Preference given to students with a strong background in music.$1,000 (one)

Trinitas Farming Community Scholarship
Established to help fund higher education for farmers and agriculture workers within Stanislaus County, as well as their children and grandchildren. $1,000 (one)

Martella Family Scholarship
Open to children and grandchildren of current Martella Family Farms employees with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Employee must have three-plus years of employment.$500-$1,000 (multiple)

Health Careers Scholarship
Open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend CSU-Stanislaus and pursue a career in a health-related field. Scholarship is specific to first-generation students demonstrating need. $2,000 (multiple)

Dr. Grant E. & Colleen Bare Scholarship
Open to current Modesto Junior College students planning to transfer to a four-year college and pursue a degree in the fields of sciences, medical sciences and/or mathematics. Up to $3,000 (two or three)

FOR THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, VISIT THE COUNSELING CENTER.