2019-2020 Scholarships

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DUE IN APRIL

United Church of Cloverdale Scholarship: The primary emphasis of this scholarship will be on students who are first in their immediate family to go to college (this includes siblings).  Special consideration will be given to candidates who display social awareness and sensitivity to the plight of others in society.  Academic progress in high school, not just absolute total GPA and test scores, is a primary consideration.  $1,000 per year will continue for four years ($4,000 total), assuming reasonable achievement in college.  Must plan to achieve a Bachelor’s Degree and are scheduled to graduate from CHS in 2020.  Contact: Jim Nameny (707) 894-7540.  See Ms. Abshier for the application.  Due April 1st.  

DUE IN MARCH

The 2020 Healdsburg AAUW Fund Scholarship : The AAUW Scholarship is an annual award granted by the Healdsburg Branch of the American Association of University Women. This year, there will be at least ten scholarships granted and the scholarship amount will be a minimum of $2,000. Eligibility: Open to senior females with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg or Windsor High Schools, who will be attending a four-year college or university in Fall 2020. Application Deadline: March 10, 2020 – end of school day. Please see Ms. Abshier for an application.  

10,000 Degrees: The 10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarships application opens every year on October 1st and must be postmarked by March 2nd of the following year. BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Students must provide information showing financial need. Students must be enrolled in a program leading to his/her first Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, or teaching credential during the current academic year. Students must be enrolled in an average of 12 academic units per term during the 2018-19 academic year (or full-time as designated by school). The majority of our scholarships are for students from Marin and Sonoma County. https://www.10000degrees.org/

Green Thumb Garden Club Scholarship for 2020: Our garden club is happy to be offering two $500 scholarships to any graduating Cloverdale student either attending SRJC, taking 6 units or more, or transferring from SRJC to another four-year school.

The SRJC website for scholarship is : https://scholarships.santarosa.edu/welcome-scholarship-office. Or you can apply directly through your student portal at https://santarosa.edu/SRWeb/ScholarshipAwards.aspx. YOu must have your SJRC Student ID in order to apply.  The deadline for applications is March 1, 2020.

Honors GradU 2020 Scholarship, Design A Better Future: High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project: Design & work on a community improvement project, using our checklist as a guide. Optional: Share work for some checkpoint feedback before the final deadline by March 21, 2020. Submit final design thinking project application by April 26, 2020. There will be up to 5 awardees, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice. We will also fund the top project up to $5,000. More information: https://www.honorsgradu.com/scholarship/.

DUE IN FEBRUARY

2020 CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year : This prestigious program recognizes two college-bound senior student-athletes based on excellence in athletics, academics, and character.  Two state winners- one male and one female will each receive a $5,000 scholarship.  20 section winners (one male and one female from each of the 10 CIF Sections) will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Applications may be obtained from the CIF State Website (www.cifstate.org click on the Parents & Students Tab to find information on Awards and Scholarships).  Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, February 10, 2020.  

2020 Youth on Course College Scholarships : You must be a high school senior with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.  Need and merit based scholarships. You must be accepted for enrollment at a 4-year university the same year the scholarship is awarded.  You must be a member of Youth on Course (you can join today at youthoncourse.org/join).  To apply visit: youthoncourse.org/scholarships and hit APPLY NOW following the form steps.  Due February 17, 2020 at 11pm PST.  

DUE IN JANUARY

eQuality Scholarship: $6,000 Scholarships. Student must be a graduating high school senior or community college student in Northern or Central CA.  The purpose is to recognize service to the LGBT+ community.  Scholarships may be used at any accredited postsecondary institution (college, university, or trade school). For more information or to apply, go to www.equalityscholarship.org. Applications must be completed by January 31, 2020.  

DUE IN DECEMBER

WG Edge Scholarship for SJRC: For female or transgendered female students entering the Ag & Natural Resources program at SRJC.  Due 12/1.  Application and more information can be found at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsafxPUXkW_XAIungPSLtpIdH5wBSim3kiEyYRJ3tycVP8CQ/viewform.

 

DUE IN NOVEMBER

Good Tidings Scholarship: Our scholarship aims to reward low-income high school seniors who have committed themselves to community service.  We are offering 10 scholarships for $10,000 to each winner. Applications are submitted online.  They can be accessed via our website: www.goodtidings.org, or this link: https://smr.to/p58795 Applications are due Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12PM (noon) PST.  

 

2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards:  honoring students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are due November 15th. More information and the application are available at https://spirit.prudential.com/.

DUE IN OCTOBER

2019 Youth Awards Presented by Hispanic Heritage Foundation: Now entering its 21st year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering. Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue. Students are then positioned as role models in their community at local ceremonies with an audience of business leaders, elected officials, local organizations and our sponsors.  More information and the application are available at www.Hispanic Heritage.org.  Due 10/15.