FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIPS



CLASS OF 2022

* Local Scholarships

February 2022

Frontline Families Scholarship Program - Deadline February 15, 2022

The Frontline Families Scholarship Program established by Dr. Michael Osterholm, in order to provide educational opportunities and assistance to the surviving family members of frontline healthcare workers, and volunteers who lost their lives in the fight against COVID 19. Priority will be given to families who are historically underserved, and those who demonstrate financial need. The program. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2022 3:00 pm CT

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/frontlinefamilies/

The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship- Deadline February 20,2022

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year awards scholarships to high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. We may ask finalists for more information. Scholarship winners are contacted by e-mail or telephone. Please look at your email. http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm 

DAV Scholarships - $30,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: February 28, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be 21 or younger and have volunteered for a minimum of 100 hours through DAV or DAV Auxiliary.

B) Have accumulated the volunteer hours at a VA medical center, and/or the Local Veterans Assistance Program (LVAP). Hours must be credited to Disabled American Veterans.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11980/dav_scholarships_scholarship.php

Smart Owl Scholarship - $7,000 - 12 Awards -Deadline: February 28, 2022

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.

B) Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school.

Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/19879/smart_owl_scholarship_scholarship.php

Women's Cyber Security Scholarships - $6,000 - 10 Awards -Deadline: February 28, 2022 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.

B) Be a senior in high school with a GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13483/women_s_cyber_security_scholarships_scholarship.php

SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: February 28, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2022.

B) Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php

March 2022

SEG Scholarships - $10,000 - 150 Awards (Deadline: March 1, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a high school senior planning to attend college next year.

B) Be intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9766/seg_scholarships_scholarship.php

Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship - $10,000 - 4 Awards (Deadline: March 1, 2022)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Have reached their 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school.

B) Be a registered active member of a Boy Scouts of America unit that is chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9944/eagle_scout_of_the_year_scholarship_scholarship.php

*Stanislaus Scholar-Athlete Scholarships- Deadline for both application and transcript- March 1, 2022

 The Stanislaus Scholar-Athlete Scholarship is for high school seniors who are participating in a varsity sport, are academically successful, and serve their community. Applications will be judged on academic achievement (20%),  leadership (30%), and community service (50%).  After completing the application, please email an unofficial copy of your transcript to: StanislausScholarAthletes@gmail.com

 The link to apply is: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDm3WDdgUQx_hCnU2dRIvniUsf-jAn-Ddi5BQIak8ObHaHrw/viewform

*Stanislaus State Scholarship Application- Deadline March 2, 2022

Stanislaus State is proud to announce the 2022-2023 scholarship application is now open. All current and prospective students, who have applied for admission, and plan to attend Stan State in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 should apply. The Stan State online scholarship application allows students to apply for multiple on-campus scholarships using one application. The Stan State online scholarship application, instructions for completing the online scholarship application and the Scholarship Handbook may be found on the Scholarship Information page of our website.

*Stanislaus Community Foundation- Deadline March 11, 2022

The Stanislaus Community Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for students in order to help them achieve their educational and career goals.  We believe that by investing in our students, we are investing in a brighter future for Stanislaus.

Stanislaus Community Foundation uses a common, online application for scholarship funds that accept applications through our office. For most of our scholarships, but not all, applicants must be residents of Stanislaus County.

For more information, please visit: www.stanislauscf.org/scholarships

Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship

Amount: $500.00

Criteria: Portuguese descent, 3.50 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activities

Application Process:

Submit application with:

  - Transcript

  - Three letters of recommendation

2022 Deadline: March 15, 2022 (postmarked), Click on link here: Scholarship Application

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship- Deadline March 15, 2022

The Italian Catholic Federation (I.C.F) is a National Roman Catholic Fraternal Organization of persons of Italian ancestry who are of Roman Catholic Faith. To apply for this scholarship, a total cumulative GPA (3.1/2 years) at least a 3.2 and meet all the requirements in #1 or #2: 1) are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, Nevada, only where branches of the federation are established. or 2) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established - membership of Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparents is mandatory for #2.

Application information: https://www.icf.org/scholarships/ , application HERE.  

*Bill and Bertha Scheuber Vocational Scholarship- Deadline March 31, 2022

This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Stanislaus County high school graduating senior planning to further his/her education in a vocational field. 

Scholarship link here: https://www.stancoe.org/division/administrative-services/scholarships/scheuber-scholarship

*John B Allard Scholarship- Deadline March 31, 2022

Criteria to Apply:

1. Graduating seniors in high schools throughout Stanislaus County

2. Students who plan to pursue a career in education.  ONLY APPLICANTS PURSUING A CAREER IN EDUCATION WILL BE CONSIDERED (i.e., teaching, administration, instructional aide, etc.).

3. Earned a 2.8 grade point average (GPA) during the sophomore and junior years

4. Demonstrated leadership and participation in school activities

5. The recipient will be expected to attend either a two or a four-year college or university

https://www.stancoe.org/division/administrative-services/scholarships/allard-scholarship

*John and Julie Thurman Agricultural Scholarship- Deadline March 31, 2022
John and Julie Thurman Agricultural $300 Scholarship will be awarded to one outstanding senior in Stanislaus County and one in Merced County who plans to continue his or her education in agriculture.

1. Graduating students from a high school in Stanislaus County or Merced County are eligible to apply

2. Demonstrated an interest in a career in agriculture through his or her course of study and extracurricular activities.

3. Recipients shall plan to attend either a two- or a four-year college or university as a full-time student and pursue a major course of study in agriculture or related subject matter.

4. Earned a 2.8 grade point average (GPA) during their sophomore and junior years.

https://www.stancoe.org/division/administrative-services/scholarships/Thurman-scholarship

April 2022

*Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan- Deadline April 1, 2022

LPI offers scholarships to individuals who seek careers in the legal field. The applications and accompanying documents for these scholarships must be presented through a local sponsoring association by the due date determined by the sponsoring association. If there is no local association, applicants may submit applications and accompanying documents directly to the LPI Scholarship Chair. For more information, visit:https://www.legalprofessionalsinc.org/scholarships/

*Central California Irrigation District Scholarship: Water Awareness Scholarship 

The Board of Directors of the Central California Irrigation District (CCID) is sponsoring a scholarship, which will be available to students who meet either of the following criteria.

  1. A graduating high school student from any of the five school districts within the CCID service area:

  • Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District    

  • Gustine Unified School District 

  • Los Banos Unified School District

  • Dos Palos-Oro Loma Unified School District

  • Firebaugh- Las Deltas Unified School District

Or

  1. A student graduating High school from any high school, whose parents, or grandparents either farm or own land in CCID or the other member agencies of the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors (Columbia Canal Company, Firebaugh Canal Water District and San Luis Canal Company).

Please be sure to read 2022 CCID Water Awareness Scholarship information forms.  The CCID Water Awareness Scholarship Information form has specific information from A-J, this information will tell you specifically what the materials the scholarship application must include.

DUE DATE: The application package must be returned to the CCID Main Office located at 1335 West “I” Street , Los Banos or may be mailed to :

Central California Irrigation District 

Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 1231

Los Banos, CA 93635

Application must be received no later than 5PM, Friday April 8,2022.

 If you have any questions, please contact their office at (209)826-1421. Or visit the following website for more information, https://ccidwater.org/scholarships/

*The Modesto Garden Club Scholarship- Deadline April 15, 2022

The Modesto Garden Club Scholarship will award six scholarships of $1,500 each to students majoring in the study of: Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plan Pathology, City ( Rural and Urban) Planning, Habitat or Forest Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Land Management, or allied subjects. Attached are the application guidelines, scholarship application, and the checklist. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2022. Please be sure to postmark your application no later than April 15,2022.

 If you have any questions, please contact gardenscholarship@gmail.com, for more information, or reach out to your learning director.

May 2022

Joseph Perry Rose Scholarship  Due: May 4th by 3PM

The Joseph Perry Rose Scholarship Application 2022 is open to all Orestimba High School seniors who have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 and will be attending either a trade/technical school or community college (such as MJC). To apply you must do the following:

  • You must fill out the form: Joseph Perry Rose Scholarship Application 2022

  • You must also attach a typed statement, not to exceed one page, that addresses your future goals, plans for education, and any other pertinent information you think will help the scholarship committee learn more about your individual circumstances.

  • Application must be emailed to Ms. R Vargas by May 4th, 2022, at 3PM.

Scholarship Deadline: Wednesday, May 4th, 2022, at 3PM

Must be emailed to Ms. R Vargas at rvargas@nclusd.k12.ca.us

Email- Subject Line: Joseph Perry Rose Scholarship Application 2022

Ellevation Education Scholarship Due May 12, 2022

The Ellevation Education Scholarship program is assisting students who want to continue their education in a college or vocational school program.

Eligibility

The eligibility is as follows:

  • Be high school seniors who have been enrolled as an English Language Learner (ELL) at some point during their K-12 education.

  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two year or four-year college, university, or vocational- technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

*Children of Ellevation employees are ineligible to apply.

Required Documentation

As part of the application, you must upload the following documents:

  1. Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken

  2. Signed recommendation letter from your ELL administrator or teacher on school district letterhead indicating dates of ELL program attendance.

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

The application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically. *

Deadline to apply: May 12, 2022 3PM CT

To apply, please visit the following website: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/ellevationeducation/



June 2022

July 2022

December 2021
PG&E Employee Resource Group and Engineering Network Group Scholarships- Re-opens December 13, 2021

Each of the ERG and ENG scholarships below are supported in part by PG&E and through fundraising and contributions made by members of these employee groups and fellow employees. These groups not only help bring our employees together, but also provide an essential bridge of communication to our diverse customers. Each group awards scholarships to students who have shown commitment to specific communities or causes.
Eligibility guidelines
Applicants for ALL of the scholarships listed below must:
-Be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be an undergraduate or postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply.
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Have a primary residence that is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application.
-Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the Fall.
-ERG or ENG scholarships do not have gender or race requirements. Thus, students are encouraged to apply to more than one or all eligible scholarships.
https://pge.onlineapplications.net/applications/

No Essay You Deserve It Scholarship- Due December 29, 2021

Scholarship Value: $2,222

Awards Available: 1

The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are:
A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
B) You must be 16 years of age or older
C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school
D) You must be located within the United States

https://scholarshipowl.com/awards/you-deserve-it-scholarship?transaction_id=1025c44a9ad766eacf0d2738b943b1&offer_id=24&affiliate_id=1085&aff_sub=&aff_sub2=&aff_sub3=&aff_sub4=&aff_sub5=

The BURGER KING Scholarships- Due December 31, 2022

Available to all high school seniors who meet the criteria below. Applicants must- be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada, have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent, plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2020-21 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. If interested, students can apply at: BK Scholarships

Imagine America Scholarships- Due December 31, 2021

Awards Available: 5; Scholarship Value: $1000

Are you a high school student trying to find money to pay for your career college education? Are you planning to attend one of the approximately 400 participating career school campuses across the country? The Imagine America High School Scholarship Program can help.

The Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!
https://www.imagine-america.org/students/scholarships-education/highschoolscholarships/

Be Bold Scholarship - Due December 31, 2021

Scholarship Value: $25,102

The $25,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.

To us, boldest does not mean “best”, or “most accomplished”. Being bold means being:

  • Earnest

  • Determined

  • Moving

Students at any education level, school, field of study, and GPA will be considered.

https://bold.org/scholarships/the-be-bold-no-essay-scholarship/#ref=best-scholarships

January 2022

Hispanic Scholarship Fund- A Diploma is Forever - Re-opens in Jan 2022

As an HSF Scholar, you will have access to HSF’s invaluable Scholar Support Services and be eligible to receive a scholarship, depending on available funds. Every year, HSF selects ~10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants

  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training

  • Career services include access to select internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners

  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, and Healthcare Summit

  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and career opportunities

  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students

    Who is eligible to be an HSF Scholar? Graduating high school seniors. For more information, visit: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards- Due January 7, 2022

The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each. We seek teens showing significant initiative and leadership in creating and leading a new initiative – or who have considerably deepened or expanded an existing project - that embodies the values of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship- Due January 15, 2022

To apply for the scholarship, submit an essay of no more than 500 words that answers the question:
What has made you pursue a career in the law?
In addition to your essay, you must submit proof of enrollment or intent to enroll in an accredited undergraduate program, or law school for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year.

Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship

*San Joaquin Engineers Council Scholarship Application- Postmarked By Sat. January 15, 2022

The San Joaquin Engineers Council (SJEC) offers scholarships to high school seniors pursuing an Engineering Degree. The applications are to be filled out by the students and counselors in appropriate areas and returned with transcripts and test scores attached. If interested, complete the following application: SJEC Application

Finance Academy Scholarship- Due January 14, 2022

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 28

HOW IT WORKS AND ELIGIBILITY

Once you have completed at least one module of a Finance Academy course (personal finance or entrepreneurship), reflect on what you have learned and submit your contest entry in the form provided above. Suggested length: 300 – 500 words. This scholarship contest is open to any U.S. student in grades 9-12 who has completed at least one module of a Finance Academy course during the 2021 – 2022 school year. The scholarship contest will run in both the fall and spring semesters.

Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 14, 2022 and spring semester entries must be received by May 27, 2022.
https://financeacademy.53.com/scholarship/

2021 Youth On Course College Scholarship- Deadline January 17, 2022

The core purpose of Youth on Course is to provide youth with access to life-changing opportunities through golf. $4,000 - $20,000 scholarship available. To be considered for a scholarship, you must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are both need and merit based. You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded, you need to be a member of Youth on Course- you can join today at youthoncourse.org/join. Students who are interested, please apply at: YCC Scholarship

Hamilton Relay $500 Scholarship- Deadline Jan 30, 2022

The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying high school seniors living within one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay and/or captioned telephone service provider. This includes California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Saipan, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington. To apply, click here: HR Application

eQuality Scholarship Deadline Jan 31, 2022

$6,000 - $7,000 per recipient for up to 10 recipients
Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.
Selection Criteria
The criteria on which scholarship recipients will be selected include:

  • Service to the LGBT+ community

  • Leadership

  • Hardship or special circumstances

  • Academic achievement

For more information or to apply, visit: https://app.goingmerry.com/scholarships/equality-scholarship/8737

HELPFUL WEB PAGES 

Additional helpful financial aid websites and information
http://www.stancoe.org/division/administrative-services/college-and-career-planning/scholarships-links
www.finaid.org
www.fastweb.com
http://www.affordablecolleges.com/
http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com/
https://blogs.wf.com/collegesteps/
https://www.raise.me/
https://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/
https://lendedu.com/blog/private-student-loans
https://www.goingmerry.com/
https://www.scholarshare529.com/
https://studentscholarships.org/2018scholarships.php#sthash.bQr5ysRT.dpbs
https://www.traviscu.org/community/about-us/awesome-cause/

https://scholarsapp.com/

This site is regularly updated with financial aid and scholarship information as it becomes available. It is up to individual students to make sure to check each scholarship for their requirements and deadlines.

FOR THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION ABOUT VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, VISIT THE COUNSELING CENTER OR STUDENT'S CAN CHECK THEIR SCHOOL EMAIL.