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2018/19 SCHOLARSHIP LIST
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This is a small list of scholarships and resources available to assist you with your secondary education. You may find some discrepancies in information so please research thoroughly. Remember, there are SO MANY additional resources available that putting a full list of all scholarships together would be impossible! Here are some basic steps to start your search for money for college:
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1. Start with Naviance and look under the scholarship tab.
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2. Register online with some of these resources; Fastweb.com, Edfund.org, Finaid.org, Collegeboard.com and Fastaid.com.
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3. Check the websites of each school you apply to and see if they have scholarship opportunities for incoming students
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4. Register at siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships for many local scholarships.
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5. Check in with your counselors, TRIO and DCAC to see if they have any new scholarship information
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6. Here are more websites to check! maldef.org, icanaffordcollege.com, studentaid.ed.gov
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MARCH OPENINGS/DEADLINES
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MONTH DUESCHOLARSHIP NAMEAMOUNTDETAILS / REQUIREMENTSWHERE TO APPLY AND GET INFODEADLINE
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MARCommonWealth Credit Union Educational Scholarship$1,000* Significant community service involvement
* CommonWealth Member or Santa Clara County Resident
* Graduating High School Senior (Does not have to attend one of the partner schools)
* Plan to attend an accredited college or university, or a two to four-year community, vocational, or technical college
https://www.wealthcu.org/student-scholarships3/1/19
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MAR
Chi Am Circle Scholarship
(Chinese American)
application opens in Jan
$1,000-$5,000- Be a high school senior in for the upcoming school year
- Have a minimum 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
- Reside in Santa Clara County, California or be the child or grandchild of a Chi Am member who has served on a committee
- Be college-bound and be able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited junior 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.)
- Be of Asian descent as defined by CA Dept of Education
http://chiamcircle.org/service.html#SCH3/1/2019
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CSEA Dependent Scholarships
$1,000Must be a dependent of CSEA member.
- academic achievement, character, leadership and extra curricular activities within the community.
- Financial need may also be taken into consideration on some.
www.csea.com/web/benefits/education-services/dependent-scholarship3/1/19
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MARSons of Italy$500 to $5,000Italian descent. Attending an accredited trade school, college or community college in Fall 2019http://www.osiaca.org/Scholarships/How-To-Apply3/1/2019
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MARNorthern California Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship2 @ $2,500Japanese descent, minimum GPA of 2.5, involved in community, see website for additional details https://sfcherryblossom.org/scholarship-program3/15/2019
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MARItalian Catholic Federation$400Italian descent, Roman Catholic, see website for additional informationwww.icf.org/scholarships/3/15/2019
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MARGrowing Up Asian In America Contest10 @ $500Students of all backgrounds including Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian, Pacific Islander and multiracial ethnicities are invited to submit entries.
You must be in grade K through 12.
You must live in Santa Clara, San Francisco, Alameda, or San Mateo County.
If you have won in previous years, you cannot submit an entry unless you are in a different grade/entry category now. The grade categories are grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The entry categories are Art, Essay and Video.
Contestants cannot win a prize in more than one category (ex. Art and Essay).
https://aaci.org/guaa/3/15/2019
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Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship
$500-Must be an undocumented student (DACA students are eligible)
-Graduation high school student enrolling in an accredited college for first time in 2019-2020 academic year.
http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program3/2/2019
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MARTzu Chi USA Scholars$1,000High school seniors, demonstrate financial need, minimum GPA of 3.0, see website for additional detailswww.tzuchi.us/scholarships/3/1/2019
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MARCalifornia College of the Arts Pre-College$500-$2,800Academic achievement, artistic promise and financial need based. US Citizenhttps://portal.cca.edu/learning/special-programs/pre-college-program/how-apply/#scholarships3/15/2019
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MARNational League of American Pen Women: for Females in Art, Writing, and Music Composition/Arrangement(3) $1,000For female students continuing their studies in Art, Music, or Writing. Portfolios also expected.https://www.nlapwsantaclara.org3/16/2019
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MARUnited Methodist GBHEM Scholarship$400-$2,000-Active full member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year
-Enrolled full-time during the fall term following the application deadline
-DACA recipient
-GPA requirement: 2.5
https://www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships/scholarships3/7/2019
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MARBMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship$1,500/yr (renewable)- U.S. resident.
- 3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required).
- Rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores.
- Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program.
http://students.sae.org/scholarships/bmw/3/15/2019
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MARAsian Commercial Professional Scholarship$1,000- Asian American
- Pursuing a course of study in one of the fields related
to commercial real estate, including, but not limited to: Facilities Management, Real Estate Agency,
Brokerage or Development, Architecture, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Materials,
Industrial, Architectural, Environmental and all related engineering disciplines), General Contractor,
Construction Management.
http://www.asiancompro.com/page-18427383/11/2019
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MARSilicon Valley Community Foundation Cynthia Kuo ScholarshipUp to $5,000* Chinese students who are first-generation in the US or were born overseas
* Actively involved in the Christian faith or a Christian youth group
* GPA of 3.0 or higher
* Financial need
www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/kuo3/9/2019
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MARTaiwanese American Scholarship Fund10 @ $5,000U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
Plan to attend a University or College as a full-time 1st or 2nd year student in the Fall of 2019 in the United States (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2017 or 2018 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS
http://tascholarshipfund.org/2019-tasf-scholarship-overview/3/27/2019
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CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program$1,000 to $7,500For children of Law Enforcement and Fire Service Personnel
- Academic achievement
- National test scores
- Extra-curricular activities
- Essay
http://esaweb.org/ysapplyCA3/8
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MARCTA Cesar E Chavez Memorial Education Awards Program$550see website for more detailswww.cta.org/scholarships3/15/2019
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MarCHCP Scholarship$1,000
Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

Be a Santa Clara County high school senior in the Class of 2019
Be college-bound and be able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited college prior to receiving the award
Be of Chinese descent
Have a minimum 3.25 GPA
Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
http://www.chcp.org/scholarship3/ 15/2019
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Mar
CTA Santa Clara County Human Rights Scholarship
$500-$2000
Of an underrepresented group (Latinx, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African American/Black, LGBTQ+, or Disabled.) Currently student in Santa Clara County, planning on attending 4 yr.
https://tinyurl. com/scchr2019.3/15/2019
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APRIL OPENINGS/DEADLINES
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MONTH DUESCHOLARSHIP NAMEAMOUNTDETAILS / REQUIREMENTSWHERE TO APPLY AND GET INFODEADLINE
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APR
Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG)
Annual Scholarship Awards
Total of $25,000, paid out over 5 years - 4 years of undergraduate university and the first year of medical school.Plan to pursue careers as doctors.
- Anticipate a career as a doctor.
- Plan to take pre-medicine courses to prepare for medical school.
- Be in top 20 percent of class (verified by transcript).
- Demonstrate a need for financial assistance to attend a university (verified by documentation)
http://www.pamf.org/premedscholar/April 1st-Applications open 1/15
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APRHonmyo Nguyen Family Trust ScholarshipUp to $1,500* Graduating HS Senior * Planning to enroll at a UC or CSU * GPA of 3.3 or higher * In financial needwww.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/honmyo4/16/2019
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APRWineries of Santa Clara Valley Collegiate Scholarships$1,000HS Senior who resides in Santa Clara County and plans to major in an agriculture related field, preferably with an emphasis in viticulture or enology.May not be on website. Ask CRC if paper application has arrived or call 408-779-2145.
Apr 15
opens in Feb
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APR (expected)Student-View Scholarship Program1 - $4,000
2 - $1,000
10-$500
High School Senior who plans to attend college
* NO minimum SAT or ACT score
* NO minimum grade point average
* NO lengthy, time-consuming paperwork
* NO essays
* NO application fees
Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
http://www.student-view.com/
or
contact@studentinsights.com
April 22, 2019
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APRBay Area Gardeners Scholarship$2,000 - $3,000 Financial need –  Academic achievement  Community involvement: between June 2018- April 15, 2019 students must complete 25 volunteer hours at one or more community organizations  Minimum 2.5 weighted GPA  Reside in the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, or Santa Clara  College applicant: must be enrolling or attending college in the fall 2019  High school applicant: must be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic year  Returning student applicant: (including those who did not go directly from high school to college and those who took a break before college graduation) must be enrolling or attending college in fall 2019www.bagsf.orgApril 16th
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APRSan Jose State University
Over 200 scholarship opportunities; check website
VariesCheck the web sitehttps://sjsu.academicworks.comScholarship Deadlines run from March thru May 1st
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APRPTSA Scholarship10 @ $5002.5 GPA, active in school community, planning on pursuing post-highschool education, promotes child welfare
Lincoln Students Only! Get info by emailing lincolnhighschoolptsa@gmail.com
April 3rd
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APR
GMiS Scholarship Program
$500-$10,000 varies on scholarships applied for
National - Any graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student, from a
traditionally underserved or underrepresented group in science, technology,
engineering, math or health
https://gmis-scholars.orgApril 1st
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APR
Student Advocates for Higher Education Scholarship
$500-$1,000The scholarship is open to Bay Area students and students who will be attending a school in the Bay Area (Santa Cruz included).Recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll next Fall quarter or semester at a Community College (CC), California State University (CSU), University of California (UC) or private University in California. Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.The scholarship is available for renewal every year.https://sahesjsu.org4/30/19
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MAY OPENINGS/DEADLINES
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MONTH DUESCHOLARSHIP NAMEAMOUNTDETAILS / REQUIREMENTSWHERE TO APPLY AND GET INFODEADLINE
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MAYACF (American College Foundation) Visionary Scholarship $1,000 to $5,000- High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior(2021, 2020, 2019, or 2018)
- United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.
- Financial need is NOT considered
Requirements
A completed American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Application
A copy of the student's most recent unofficial high school transcript
A 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay on "Why College is Important to Me"
https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx5/1/2018
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MAYAir Systems Foundation, Inc$250-$5,000High School Seniors living in Santa Clara County.https://www.asifoundation.org/scholarships-grants5/5/19
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MAYPedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship, from The National AIDS Memorial GroveVariesDemonstrate an active commitment to fighting AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership and plan to continue to find ways to make a difference in the epidemic through careers or through public service opportunities after education is complete.http://www.aidsmemorial.org/namg-news/pedro-zamora-young-leaders-scholarship/5/31/19
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Spring 2018California Association of Collectors, INC$1,500 - $2,500Requires a simple one-page application and an essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years". Available to any California high school senior for their use at any accredited college, university, or trade school. Must apply as a Junior. www.cacesf.orgMay 30, 2019
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Spring 2018Out of the Box Thinking Scholarship$1,500Essay / Pitch Sheet – 350+ Words (recommended 500+) Write the essay, pitch or summary not only about a pet innovation idea, but also about how the idea was concenptualized. The idea itself is not enough to "win" the scholarship. Outline the thinking process, explain why it's needed, how it's marketed, the market it serves and more. *** Please go to the website.http://www.litter-robot.com/blog/out-of-the-box-thinking-scholarship/Info TBA Spring 2019
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MayThe Kaiser Permanente African American Association (KPAAPA) ScholarshipVariesFor Northern California high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2019, college students enrolled in a nursing program, and medical-school students (entering their first year or continuing their education). KPAAPA scholarships recognize students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential.
https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fKPAAPAssociation%2f
May 31, 2019
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