External Scholarships

Updated August 22, 2020
Scholarship Name How to Apply Status Due Date Amount Additional Information
Addiction Resource Scholarship Essay Contest https://www.addictionresource.net/scholarships/ NEW 11/15/2020 1st Place: $1,000 Runner-up: $250
Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship NEW 8/31/2020 Essay:Describe one way you believe you have positively impacted your high school and its student body.
Gates Scholarship https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship NEW 9/15/2020 Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance A high school seniorFrom at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic AmericanPell-eligibleA US citizen, national, or permanent residentIn good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
LA Tutors 123 https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/ NEW 9/20/2020 $500 Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States
AES Engineering Scholarship https://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php NEW 10/5/2020 $500
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/ NEW 10/20/2020 $40,000 Graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2020•Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020•GPA of 3.5 or above• SAT Total Score of 1200 and above OR an ACT Composite Score of 26 or aboveemonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/ NEW 10/25/2020 Up to $25000
2021 Coca-Cola Scholars Program https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/#programs NEW 10/31/2020 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 Current high school/home-schooled students attending a school in one of the 50 U.S. statesU.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents
2020 Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship https://goodtidings.org/scholarship/ NEW 11/6/2020 $10,000 (10) High School senior graduating in 2021 A resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo
Prudential Spirit of Community Award https://spirit.prudential.com/ NEW 11/10/2020 $1000 and possible trip to Washington D.C. Intend to enroll full time in an accredited 4yr college in 2021. Demonstrate unmet financial need. They will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.
Elks National Most Valuable Student http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm NEW 11/15/2020 $4,000 - $50,000 (500 4 year scholarships) Youth who have demonstrated tremendous leadership potential despite their own economic circumstances.
10 Words or Less Scholarship https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.NzKDL28L.dpbs NEW 11/30/2020 $500.00 In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.
2021 National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html NEW 12/2/2020 $10,000 The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.The scholarship is open to seniors in high school The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.The applicant must n
Ron Brown Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2021 Ron Brown Scholarship Application.pdf NEW 1/21/2021 US citizen, do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Male and female students apply separately.
Young Writers Award https://www.bennington.edu/events/young-writers-awards NEW 11/01/2020 First-place winners in each category are awarded a prize of $500; second-place winners receive $250; third-place winners receive $125 students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades are invited to enter in one of the following categories: poetry (a group of three poems), fiction (a short story or one-act play), or nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). All entries must be original work and sponsored by a high school teacher. Short stories and nonfiction must be fewer than 1,500 words.
Champions of Character- Tennis Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Tennis.pdf CLOSED 04/19/2019 Must be a high school senior • Must be already accepted to college/university • Must be USTA member • Essay detailing individual's participation in tennis. The essay should explain how the applicant's participation relates to the life of and values embodied by Arthur Ashe, Michael Chang, Pancho Gonzalez or Althea Gibson • TWO letters of recommendation • Most recent tennis record • High School transcript/academic records • Current photograph
Fluegelman Bunnell Award https://www.goingmerry.com/scholarships/fluegelman-bunnell-award/awards/april-2019 CLOSED 04/30/2019 There is no cash award for this scholarship the winners will get a laptop computer is valued at approximately $1300. We are looking for Bay Area students who have overcome significant economic, social and family hardships, and who have contributed to their communities by participating in after school and/or community programs
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Iota Alpha Chapter Book Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Booker Clark Book_Scholarship_Application.pdf h CLOSED 05/10/2019
Sutter Health (Sutter Delta Medical Center) https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Sutter Delta.pdf CLOSED 05/24/2019 $1,000
Tommy Smith Scholarship http://tommysmithscholarship.com/ CLOSED 05/31/2019 $1,000
Kaiser Permanente African American Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship https://nursescholars.kaiserpermanente.org/2019-kpaapa-scholarship-program-now-accepting-applications/ CLOSED 05/31/2019
East Contra Costa Republican Women Federation Ronald Reagan Scholarship http://www.cfrw.org/userfiles/file/President%20Ronald%20Reagan%20Scholarship2019(2).pdf CLOSED 06/01/2019 $2,000 Official application form, all sections completed in full. Three letters of recommendation (recommendation form attached). An official copy of your most recent college transcript. Optional photograph. California Federation of Republican Women Official Certification.
American Muscle https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html CLOSED 06/15/2019 4 Scholarships for $2,000
TechChecks Business Leadership Scholarship https://www.techchecks.net/techchecks-business-leadership-scholarship CLOSED 06/15/2019 4 scholarships in the amount of $500 to $1000
The FormSwift Scholarship https://formswift.com/startup-scholarship CLOSED 06/15/2019 $1,000
The Caring.com Scholarship https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers#the-caring-com-scholarship CLOSED 06/30/2019 Two scholarships of $1,500 MInterested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?
The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/#gref CLOSED 06/30/2019 $1,000
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship https://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm CLOSED 07/01/2019 $1,000 Must be a current or former athlete at the high school or college level.Must be a current college student or high school senior entering college
Colleges Sports Recruiting Scholarship https://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm CLOSED 07/01/2019 Any current or former student athlete. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply.Current or future college students *High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible.
Today Tix Scholarship https://www.todaytix.com/insider/nyc/posts/todaytix-student-scholarship-2019 CLOSED 03/30/2020 $1,500 Must be majoring or minoring in theater, journalism, or English studies Must have an average 2.5 GPA or equivalent grades Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa Must be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited university or college in the United States Scholarship must be listed on your university’s or college’s website
Practice, Reasoning Tests Scholarship https://practicereasoningtests.com/student-scholarship/ CLOSED 07/31/2019 two $500 scholarships
Denny's Memorial Scholarship https://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/scholarships-dennysmemorialscholarship CLOSED 08/18/2019
Golden Donor Scholarship (for DACA Students) https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/apply-now CLOSED 09/16/2019
Ivan Cruz Memorial Scholarship http://www.acgov.org/board/district4/pdf/2019ICMC.pdf CLOSED 10/04/2019 $500 Min 2.0 gpa and applicant must participate in the 5k Ashland Cherryland FamFest 5k Run (9am on October 13) and performed some community pride/service volunteer hours. Application and one page essay.
Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship https://hispanicheritage.org/ NEW 12/6/2020 Up to $3,500 Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines) Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA
Don't Pay Full https://www.dontpayfull.com/page/scholarships CLOSED 10/31/2019
Maryknoll Scholarship https://maryknollsociety.org/publications/essay-contest/ CLOSED 11/15/2019 Varies and up to $1,000 Write an essay explaining how and with whom you share the good news of God's love
Sixt Scholars Program https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/#/ CLOSED 11/30/2019 (5) $5,000 Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scaleGraduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year universityFinancial need will be considered
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship https://apply.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/information.php At this time, we are not accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year as we look for new and innovative ways to further support the communities we serve.
KAISER PERMANENTE NORTHWESTHEALTH CARE CAREER SCHOLARSHIP https://kaiser-scholarship.fluidreview.com/prog/high_school_applicants_/ CLOSED 12/6/2019 $5,000 to $10,000 Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (weighted).Are planning to pursue an education and career in an approved human health care field.Reside in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area and attend an eligible high school.
The Science Ambassador Scholarship https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/ CLOSED 12/9/2019 A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.Funded by Cards Against Humanity Must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend U.S. college or University. Preference to those with space related interests. Application and video.
Youth Financial Literacy Foundation https://www.yflfoundation.org/EnrollOnline.aspx CLOSED 12/14/2019 Up to $25k Must complete questions and submit essay
Health Care Career Scholarship https://kaiser-scholarship.fluidreview.com/prog/high_school_applicants_/ CLOSED 12/13/2019 This year we are only awarding $5,000 and$10,000 scholarships! Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (weighted).Are planning to pursue an education and career in an approved human health care field.Reside in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area and attend an eligible high school.Plan to enroll at a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree or certificate-seeking first-year student in fall 2020. (Note: Scholarships are not payable to for-profit institutions.)
James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship Award, https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/ CLOSED 12/15/2019 $1,000 to $50,000 • United States citizen • Full-time senior at a high school • Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the • Must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.3,• ACT Composite score of 25 or SAT score of 1220,• Active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc); and,• Demonstrate substantial work experience
Foreclosure.com Scholarship https://www.foreclosure.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 12/15/2019 Three winners will be selected Top prize $2,500 Second and third place will receive $500 each Explain what steps are needed to research and acquire financially distressed properties.The housing market has many ups and downs. In recent years this has led to higher inventories of financially distressed properties such as foreclosures and pre-foreclosures. Tell us how you would go about finding these properties and what steps you would take to acquire them.
Burger King Scholars https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/ CLOSED 12/15/2019 Range from $1,000 to $50,000 Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5,Be passionate about serving the community, andBe a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
AvaCare Medical Scholarship https://avacaremedical.com/scholarship CLOSED 12/15/2019 $1,000 Citizen of the United States or in possession of an Alien Registration Card- High school senior or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university- Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0- Pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, health law, etc.
Prime Medical Alert https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Prime-Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 12/15/2019 up to $1,000 Essay: 1.) Please describe what influenced your decision to go into a career in healthcare and nursing? 2.) Tell us what you view as the most important single characteristic for a practicing nurse, and how you will embody that characteristic in your professional work. 3.) Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for this award and what sets you apart from other candidates in your field?
Cardinal Digital Marketing Scholarship https://www.cardinaldigitalmarketing.com/cardinal-digital-marketing-scholarship-fund/ CLOSED 12/15/2019 Two $500 Applicants will be asked to write an essay between 1,000-2,000 words telling us their entrepreneurial experience and how this scholarship would help achieve more growth for the student and our economy.
California Association of Educational Office Professionals Student Scholarship(for those interested in business admin majors) https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/California Association of Educational Office Profesionals Scholaship Application1.pdf CLOSED 12/20/2019 $1,000 » Need for financial assistance, » Scholastic achievement, » Initiative, » Extracurricular Activities, and » Quality and completeness of application materials Must have 2.0
CSF Michelson Memorial Award https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ CLOSED 12/22/2019 $1,000 All Senior CSF members may apply.
Funnelstar https://funnelster.com/scholarship CLOSED 12/30/2019 $3,000 STo enter our scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 500-750 words:“What is the impact of social media in the millennial generation?”
THE Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest https://www.andrewflusche.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 12/30/2019 $500 Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about avoiding distracted driving (e.g. cell phones, passengers, radio, etc).Create your video and make sure it is no longer than 3 minutes.Upload your video to YouTube titled Avoiding Distracted Driving.
R3 STEM CELL SCHOLARSHIP https://r3stemcell.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,500 � Write a 100% unique essay with a minimum of 1000 wordsApplicants must be an American citizen and at least 18 years of age.� Must possess a current grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher.� Have documented acceptance at a university, accredited college or community college, or can show proof of current enrollment at a university, an accredited college or community college.
SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship http://www.suntecautoglass.com/scholarship.html CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,500 To apply for this Scholarship, please write an essay of at least 1000 words on:Why do you think it is important to support local small businesses?
Go Transcript Scholarship https://gotranscript.com/scholarship-program CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 EssayBriefly talk about yourself and your academic/career short-term and long-term goals. Then, answer:What have you learned from your experience(s)? Examples may include: community service, volunteer work, employment, school clubs, sports, family,etc.Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.500 to 1,000-word essay on the following topic: Share a story about how language has helped you express your voice.
SuperMoney Financial Literacy Scholarship https://www.supermoney.com/scholarship CLOSED 12/31/2019 $2,500 Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0.Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.Upload an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification document.Submit a 400- to 600-word essay on the How did you become passionate about the issue? How will you use your college education to help Americans improve their financial well-being?
Wealth Wise Scholarship https://www.badcredit.org/scholarship/ CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 Minimum GPA of 3.5Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)Must be a US residentMust send in an official transcript
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/ CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following:1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR-2. Describe your academic or career goals. -OR-3. Any topic of your choice.
The Huggable Supermom Scholarship https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships#eligibility-requirements CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.- Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.- Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.- All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.
Mexican American Hall of Fame Sports Association Scholarship https://mahfsasac.org/scholarships/ CLOSED 12/31/2019 $500 Students must be of Mexican descent;2. Must currently be active in sports;3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher; emphasis may be placed on the individual’s motivation, sincerity, and community involvement;4. Currently enrolled as a full-time High School Senior.
California Tour Guide Scholarship https://www.thezebra.com/california-car-insurance/#scholarship CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 Students, we want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state— from your unique perspective.1- create video2-Post online3- Submit by email
Tough Turtle Turf Scholarship https://www.toughturtleturf.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 Eligibility:– High School senior or undergraduate currently enrolled in an accredited college/university.– Write an essay about your education aspirations after graduation (750-1,500 words).– Submit your essay after filling out the form.
MoolahSPOT.com Scholarship http://www.moolahspot.com/scholarship/index.cfm CLOSED 12/31/2019 $1,000 In 400 words or less, Select ONE1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR-2. What is your academic or career goal? -OR-3. Describe what is most important to you and why. -OR-4. Any topic of your choice.
California PEO (​​Providing Educational Opportunities) for Women Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/California PEO Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 1/13/2020 Amount varies Essay 2 Letters of Recommendation Official Transcript
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 1/1/2020 $1,000
Foot Locker http://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about CLOSED 1/2/2020 The $20,000 scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner's four-year college career. Be entering college in the Fall of 2020 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree;Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.Have a minimum GPA of 3.0; Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win);
GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/ CLOSED 1/3/2020 numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);be citizens of the United States of America;be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); andplan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate studies
Diller Family Foundation - Tikkun Olam Awards https://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply/ CLOSED 1/8/2020 Must be a Jewish teen in the United States who have demonstrated remarkable leadership and initiative in projects that embody the values of tikkun olam , “repairing the world
Dial my Calls Scholarship https://www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html CLOSED 1/8/2020 $1,750 750 word essay "What career are you pursuing and why?ou are currently enrolled as a high school senior OR in an accredited 2 or 4 year college.You are a legal resident of the USAYou are not currently incarceratedYour most recent GPA is 2.0 or above
Alert 1 https://www.alert-1.com/company/scholarship/6747 CLOSED 1/10/2020 $250 Aubmit the online application form and answer the following three questions (under 300 words each):Share a time when you helped a senior citizen keep their independence.Share a time when you helped a senior in the pursuit of happiness.How will you help seniors in your chosen career?
The Rezvan Foundation Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/The Rezvan Foundation.pdf CLOSED 1/15/2020 funding for full tuition up to $100,000 over the course of four years for each Awardee. Is a U.S. residentIs currently enrolled in an accredited high schoolHas a GPA of 3.5 or higherHas submitted application(s) to one or more four-year university/iesHas no disciplinary record (academic or criminal)Is an adopted minor, a minor in foster care, or has one or more parent who has passed awayHas a determinable desire to ‘pay it forward’ and be of service to others
Mensa Foundation Scholarship https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/scholarship-application-form/ CLOSED 1/15/2020 Amount Varies
The Coolidge Scholarship https://coolidgescholars.org/apply/ CLOSED 1/16/2020 The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Plans on enrolling in college in fall of 2020 American citizen or legal permanent resident, interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values of President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
Chevron Corporation 2020 Murray Jacobs Jr. & Percy Abram Jr. Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Chevron Corporation Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 1/17/2020 (2) $5,000(5) $1,000 Essay required; o Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development, ORo Based on your life experiences, what do you see as road blocks to a better education, and what should be done to clear those road blocks?
FA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/ CLOSED 1/17/2020 The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder
APIA Scholarship Program http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html CLOSED 1/22/2020 $2,500 Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. CensusBe a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020.Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED Must complete FASFA
United States JCI Foundation Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/United states JCI Foundation.doc CLOSED 1/24/2020 $1,000
The Thirty-Second District PTA scholarship https://www.32ndpta.org/scholarship-grants CLOSED 1/24/2020 $500.00 each to 6 scholars
H&R Block's Children of Associates Premier Scholarship (CAPS) https://caps.hrblock.com/ CLOSED 1/24/2020 $1,000 to $10,000 Have a parent, stepparent, grandparent or step-grandparent who is a current regular or seasonal company or franchise Associate for H&R Block in the United States and be able to prove relationship to employee.Be a high school senior at the time of entry.Be accepted and enrolled as a freshman at an accredited four-year university by the Fall of 2020.Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship if you win).
Win Dollars for College https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Why is College Important to me Essay.pdf CLOSE 1/27/2020 $500 Open to Juniors and Seniors- Essay 500 words "Why is a College Education Important to Me"
The Point Foundation Scholarship https://pointfoundationscholars.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx#4371597136646D517975544F5976596D4E73384E69673D3D CLOSED 1/28/2020 Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.A proven track record of leadership and community involvementStrong academic achievementWorking for the betterment of the LGBTQ communityFinancial need
Courses 2019 Scholarship Program https://www.courses.com.au/about/scholarships CLOSED 1/28/2020 2 x $2,500 300 words or fewer, tell us: "How online learning can help prepare students for the skilled labour requirements in an increasingly automated economy".
Alexander Hamilton Scholarship https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/apply CLOSED 1/29/2020 Must be a JUNIOR in high school be high-achieving and service-focused possess grit and perseverance have demonstrated need
InspirASIAN Scholarship https://inspirasian.us/programs/scholarship-program/ CLOSED 01/31/2020 7 winner will receive $1,000 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 2020.Citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
Jet Future Business Leaders Scholarship https://jetsurety.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 01/31/2020 $750 Prompt: Would you rather work for someone else in an established company or start your own business and work for yourself? What motivates your choice?Length: 250-500 words
James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/James M and Eva Fremont.pdf CLOSED 01/31/2020 Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale, excluding home school studies) and plan to attend an accredited HBCU. (HBCU is defined as “historically black colleges and universities”.)* Applicant must apply to and be accepted into an accredited HBCU by July 1, 2020.* Applicant must have minimum SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 21.
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations https://pprize.princeton.edu/apply CLOSED 01/31/2020 $1,000 The first is the significance of your activity and how it promotes racial harmony, understanding, and mutual respect among community members.We also consider how important your role was in the activity.Finally, we consider the scope and impact of your activity on the community.
USDA /1890 Scholars https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/USDA-1890 National Scholars .pdf CLOSED 01/31/2020 Must be US Citizen Have a 3.0 or better GPA Intend to study and work in the field of agriculture, food sciences, natural resource science Demonstrate leadership and community service
Future Contractors Scholarship https://www.ccisbonds.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 01/31/2020 $750.00 250-500 word essay: The gig economy is growing in many different industries, such as transportation and technology. What expanded role can independent work relationships play in the construction industry? What are the potential benefits and downfalls of gig work in the construction industry?
Delta Blues Festival/David Williamson Memorial Scholarship Application Form https://www.deltabluesfestival.net/scholarship.html CLOSED 01/31/2020 Applicant must be an East Contra Costa resident.Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, and Pittsburg. Applicant must have a commitment to continue musical studies.Submit an unofficial transcript.Submit an essay which may include some or all of the following:Their personal affiliation with the style of music they enjoy.Note and explain their career choice and how they see music involved.How music affects their life.How they will benefit by pursuing an education including or devoted to music.
E Quality Scholarship https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/52147-E-Quality-Scholarship-Collaborative CLOSED 01/31/2020 Up to $6,000 Must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community be a resident of northern or central California but may study elsewhere (see map of specific counties);have completed or expect to complete high school or equivalent between 1 Jul 2015 and 30 Jun 2020; andplan to attend or began attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2020.
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 01/31/2020 $1,500 QUARTERLY DEADLINES: January 1st — March 31 — June 30 — September 30
I Have a Dream Scholarship https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship CLOSED 01/31/2020 $1,500 250 Word essay "what do you dream about"Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of ColumbiaBe currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Elks Legacy Award Scholarship https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm?CFID=246190824&CFTOKEN=15086a557d7e5b7f-C8403934-D539-1288-EB8030E1859A2DAA CLOSED 01/31/2020 $4,000 For the 2020 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.The applicant must be a high school senior.Must have taken SAT or ACT
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.Xi Gamma Omega Chapter https://f0d85002-5a3e-4e12-ac0f-3449dc569738.filesusr.com/ugd/298462_35126c542e6f45909bb07146e7a4c5f5.pdf CLOSED 01/31/2020 $500 to $2,000 Xi Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.to outstanding African American high school seniors. The scholarships are awarded based on scholarship achievement and financial need.
The Yellow Papers Scholarship https://theyellowpapers.com/scholarship CLOSED 2/1/2020 Five each winner will receive a one-time award of $1000 Essay: What does it mean to be Asian in America? Must be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2020One or both parents immigrated to the US from East or South-East AsiaHave a financial need for scholarshipHave demonstrated community involvement, particularly related to Asian American causesUS citizen, resident or foreign national
Jackie Robinson Scholarship http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/ CLOSED 2/1/2020 Be a graduating high school senior;Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;Show leadership potential;Demonstrate a dedication to community service;Present evidence of financial need;Be a United States citizen;Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
Marcus Foster Education Institute https://www.tfaforms.com/4757906 CLOSED 2/1/2020 up to $4,000
Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship https://hcac-ac.org/requirements/ CLOSED 2/2/2020 Must be Of Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;Financial NeedScholastic RecordPersonal StatementIn-Person Interview
Yonkers Honda Driving Memories Scholarship https://www.yonkershonda.com/blog/positive-inspiration-scholarship-2020 CLOSED 2/4/2020 $1,000 In 600 words or less describe someone who has been a positive influence on your life and how they have inspired you.
McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html CLOSED 2/5/2020 You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritageYou’re a high school seniorYou’re a legal U.S. residentYou’re younger than 21 years oldYou carry a minimum 3.0 GPAYou’re eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of studyYou’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
PG&E Employee Resource Scholarships https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page?WT.mc_id=Vanity_scholarships CLOSED 2/7/2020 $1,000 to $10,000 Be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to applyPrimary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of applicationPlan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California
American Meteorological Society (AMS) Minority Scholarship https://apply.ametsoc.org/prog/ams_minority_scholarship/ CLOSED 2/7/2020 $3,000 Minority students traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students,who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences (marine biology does not meet this requirement)
Professional Business Women of California https://docs.google.com/forms/d/109PCgKCQSJHYJGSCJhZgLXEmj2FSQQIOpOzjmraTQyA/viewform?ts=5dc50d6d&edit_requested=true CLOSED 2/7/2020 up to $10,000 A personal essay, including autobiographical information and career plans. You must also include your statement on leadership as requested in the instructions (see below).- Three (3) letters of recommendation, including two academic references. The academic letters of recommendation must be on school letterhead
The Bay Area All-Star Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 BAASST Application .pdf CLOSED 2/9/2020 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 grade point average of 3.0 from sophomore to senior year of high school.• Demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic and community outreach
NCS Scholar Athlete Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Scholar-Athlete_2020_APPLICATION.pdf CLOSED 2/10/2020 The two State winners - 1 boy and 1 girl will each receive a $5,000 scholarship.  The 20 Section winners - 1 boy and 1 girl each per CIF Section - will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Possess no less than an unweighted cumulative (grades 9-12) grade point averageof 3.50;2. Have demonstrated athletic ability in at least two years of varsity play withinCalifornia (must be participating in athletics as a senior)
CIF/Farmer's Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year Scholarship https://cifstate.prestosports.com/parents-students/awards_and_scholarships/sa/Scholar-Athlete_2020_APPLICATION.pdf CLOSED 2/11/2020 Possess no less than an unweighted cumulative (grades 9-12) grade point averageof 3.50;2. Have demonstrated athletic ability in at least two years of varsity play withinCalifornia (must be participating in athletics as a senior); and3. Most of all, have portrayed themselves as athletes of character displaying the SixPillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, andcitizenship
Davidson Fellows Scholarship https://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship/How-to-Apply CLOSED 2/12/2020 A scholarship in a preferred amount of $5,000 each year for up to four consecutive years to two graduating high school seniors. The selection process shall be based on academic merit with an initial minimum GPA of 4.0. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25. This scholarship is renewable only after review and approval of the annual official transcript.
Italian American Club https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Italian.pdf CLOSED 2/14/2020 $2,000 Students must be of Italian American descent with a 2.8 or better going to a 4 yr or 2.00 for trade school.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarship https://www.hsf.net/scholarship CLOSED 2/15/2020 $500 to $5,000 Must be of Hispanic heritageMinimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school studentsMinimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate studentsPlan 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 appl
Flavorful Futures Scholarship https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures CLOSED 2/15/2020 5 scholarships of $5000.00 Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020.Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).Must enroll for Fall 2020 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship https://dar.academicworks.com/ CLOSED 2/15/2020 Amounts range from $2,000-$5,000 A personal statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth the your career objectives.High school transcript (must indicate class rank, size, and test scores if available) Information required by specific scholarships such as financial need information or a letter of acceptance into a special program or a transcript stating you are in a special program like nursing or medicine.Proof of US citizenship; please photocopy one of the following documents: a birth certificate, naturalization papers,
Youth on Course College Scholarship https://youthoncourse.smapply.io/prog/youth_on_course_scholarship/ CLOSED 2/17/2020 Be a Youth on Course member (non-member can join at youthoncourse.org)Be enrolled as a full-time senior in high schoolHave a minimum GPA of 3.0Have applied to a four-year college/university
CSF SEYMOUR MEMORIAL AWARDS https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ CLOSED 2/18/2020 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient Students must be nominated by their CSF Adviser.Nominees must have earned Sealbearer status by the end of the first semester of their Senior yea
The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship http://www.vrg.org/student/scholarship_form.pdf CLOSED 2/20/2020 $10,000(1), $5,000(2) Special consideration will be noted for applicants: who have parents that are United States veterans or are currently in the U.S. military; with a demonstrated financial need; with parents who did not attend college; or with a documented significant disability.
California Scottish Rite Foundation Lester W Miller Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 CSRF Scholarship App.pdf CLOSED 2/21/2020 $3,000.00 per year for a maximum of four years, paid directly to the student. California residents aged 17 to 25 seeking a college degree as an undergraduate student.
California Scottish Rite Foundation Ruppert Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 CSRF Scholarship App.pdf CLOSED 2/21/2020 $3,000.00 per year for a maximum of four years, paid directly to the student. $1,500.00 This scholarship is only for study in:MedicineEngineeringForestryPublic School Administration
California Scottish Rite Foundation"Special Scholarship" https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 CSRF Scholarship App.pdf CLOSED 2/21/2020 $3,000.00 per year for a maximum of four years, paid directly to the student
CIF Spring Spirit of Sport Award https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/CIF Spirit of Sport Award.pdf CLOSED 2/24/2020 $1,000 Student essay of no less than 500 words. Suggested topics for the essay include:o What is your definition of the term “Spirit of Sport” and how do you exemplify it in everyday life,both on and off the athletic field?o What does “sportsmanship” mean to you?o What life lessons have you learned through participation in athletics?
The Dream US Scholarship https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/guidelines/ CLOSED 2/27/2020 You must have current DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the following immigration eligibility criteria:Came to the United States before the age of 16;Have continuously resided in the United States since November 1, 2014 up to the present time and have had no lawful status;Are currently in high school or have graduated from a United States high school or obtained a general education development (GED) certificate from a United States Program;
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc Centennial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc Centennial Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 2/28/2020 $10,000 Must be female student, have a 3.0 or higher, must be active in your community. Submit 300 word essay Titled "Goals Statement"
CJF High School Civics Essay Contest https://www.caljudges.org/EssayForm/ CLOSED 2/28/2020 Up to $2,500 Essay required and must be between 500-1,000 words
Why Education Matters- Essay Contest presented by California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) https://www.f3law.com/page.php?id=52 CLOSED 2/28/2020 $1,000 Write a 700 word essay describing "Why Education Matters."
Alameda Contra Costa Chapter of Links Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020_ACCL_Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 2/28/2020 Must reside in CoCo County, identify as an underrepresented minority, have a 3.0 or higher
Blackhawk Women’s Scholarship Fund https://www.bwscholarshipfund.com/qualifications--guidelines.html CLOSED 3/1/2020 Female, residing in Contra Costa CountyHave at least a 3.5 unweighted GPABe active in community serviceBe in need of financial aidA graduating High School senior, or Junior College student ready to transfer, who will be attending a 4 year college/university in the fall
TZU Chi Scholarship https://tzuchi.us/scholarship-app-high-school CLOSED 3/1/2020 $1,000 Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to ANY outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement
Americana Chemistry Society Scholarship https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html CLOSED 3/1/2020 $5,000 Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. residentBe African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (please see below for more details)Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior. Seniors can apply for their fifth year.Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plant to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science Must have 3.0
Oakland Bay Area Links Scholarship https://oaklandbayarealinks.org/the-celebration-of-excellence/apply/ CLOSED 3/1/2020 A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 is required for consideration. We encourage you to apply early!
Kinecta Scholarship https://www.kinecta.org/youth-scholarships/ CLOSED 3/1/2020 $2,000 Essay: What do you consider your greatestsuccess? And why do you consider it yourgreatest success?
Junior Achievement of Northern California Glenlyon Scholarship https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-norcal/ja-scholarships CLOSED 3/02/2020 $5,000
HACEMOS Scholarship https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/hacemos/ CLOSED 3/02/2020 If selected as a recipient, students attending a two-year institution will receive a $1,500 award. Students attending a four-year institution will receive a $2,500 award. • Be of Hispanic heritage OR be a dependent* child of an active HACEMOS *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the member’s household or primarily supported by the member.High school seniors, or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United S
Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarships https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/20/2020 Mary Keith Scholaarship.pdf CLOSED 3/02/2020 $2,000 Must be a Travis Credit Union Member to Apply
Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020-Banatao-Family-Filipino-American-Education-Fund-Application.pdf CLOSED 3/02/2020 $5,000 Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%)Grade level: Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in 2020-21Minimum GPA: 3.0Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical scienceNote: those pursuing health careers are not eligible (i.e. physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarship https://www.10000degrees.org/undergraduate-scholarships/ CLOSED 3/02/2020 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 2020-21 academic year (or full-time as designated by school).
DCU Memorial Scholarship https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/dcu_2020 CLOSED 3/6/2020 $1500-$2500 Essay 300 words in length “DCU strives to improve the quality of life for children in need. In our efforts to accomplish this mission we embrace three overall principles: People come first; Do the Right Thing; & Make a Difference. Describe how you might apply these similar principles to your life now and how you would intend to incorporate these principles as a part of your education and career path. How would this vision impact both your personal and professional relationships?”
2020 FACES Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 FACES Scholarship Application.pdf CLOSED 3/6/2020 Three students will be awarded a one-time scholarship:• 1st place student $4,000• 2nd place student $3,000• 3rd place student $2,000Five students will be awarded a one-time $1,000 Opportunity Scholarship Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the FACES Scholarship: Full-time graduating U.S. High School Senior in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 scale or 3.75 out of 5.0 scale) Student must be a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.
2020 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/20/2020NCCBFScholarship.pdf CLOSED 3/7/2020 Two eligible Bay Area/Northern California students will each be awarded$3,000 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 scale of 4.0. The applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.
Asian Commercial Professionals (“ACP”) Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/20/ACP 2020 Scholarship Application Form.pdf CLOSED 3/11/2020 For deserving Asian-American students from High School (graduating seniors) thru College orapplicable trade school, pursuing a career in fields related to Commercial Real Estate orConstruction Trades., ACP is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student in one of those fields.
Tri-County Scholarship Need-Based https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/54646-Shasta-Regional-Community-Foundation CLOSED 3/11/2020 -Minimum GPA of 2.50Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,576 or less - verification required via completion of the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Financial Aid application-Be an undergraduate student the fall semester following high school graduation
Tri County Scholarship Merit Based https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/54647-Shasta-Regional-Community-Foundation CLOSED 3/11/2020 Weighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher-Displayed outstanding achievements in academics, community service, and/or business entrepreneurship during high school career-Be an undergraduate student the fall semester following high school graduation
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program- TOP 10% of Class https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fFCSF CLOSED 3/12/2020 $1,000 – $2,500 Be a current high school senior in the top 10 percent of your graduating class • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher • Be a California resident with a valid ID • Be enrolled at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of California in the fall of 2019
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program-TRADE SCHOOL https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fFCSF CLOSED 3/12/2020 $1,000-$2,500 Be a current high school senior with a plan to enter an accredited trade school program in California in Fall2020 or currently be enrolled in an accredited trade school program in California.• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher• Be a California resident with a valid ID
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program-ART MAJOR https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fFCSF CLOSED 3/12/2020 $1000 - $2500 Have a declared program/major of Art. This can include, but is not limited to, visual arts, dance, music, film,etc.• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher• Be a California resident with a valid ID• Be enrolled as a college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in a four-year accredited college oruniversity in the state of California in the fall of 2020
Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program- Business or Agricultural Business https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fFCSF CLOSED 3/12/2020 $1000 - $2500 Have a declared program/major of Business or Agricultural Business• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher• Be a California resident with a valid ID• Be enrolled in a four-year accredited college or university, or an accredited community college in the stateof California in the fall of 2020
CALIFORNIA CHAPTER WOMEN IN MINING SCHOLARSHIP https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Scholarship-Program Flyer Application1.pdf CLOSED 3/13/2020 Five $2,500.00 Scholarships Must be interested in mineral education and the mining industry. Applicants must be at least a senior in high school or currently enrolled full time in college. Applicant must currently maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The successful scholarship finalists must provide proof of full time enrollment in secondary education prior to receiving the award
CSEA Pittsburg Local Chapter 44 https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 CSEA Scholarship Application.doc CLOSED 3/13/2020 (3) scholarships, in the amount of $500.00 You must be the child or grandchild of, or have a legal guardian, who is a member in good standing, (i.e., dues paying member/attend chapter meetings), of local CSEA Chapter 44.
NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/noble_scholarship_2020-high_school__2_.pdf CLOSED 3/13/2020 Minimum, cumulative grade point average (GPA) 3.0.• High school senior who will receive a high school diploma or equivalent prior to the awarddispersement.• Must be accepted at an accredited academic institution (proof of acceptance/registration andan official high school transcript will be required prior to award dispersement).• Must pursue a degree in criminal justice or a related field and be committed to a career in thecriminal justice field.
2020 Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Toyota Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Award https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Toyota Steve Young Athlete Award.pdf CLOSED 3/15/2020
Bio-Rad Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Bio Rad ScholarshipApp_v02 Final.pdf CLOSED 3/15/2020 Be a graduating, college-bound senior from a high school within a 50-mile radius of Bio-Rad’s Corporate offi ces in Hercules • Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher • Have already been accepted at a 2- or 4-year college at the time scholarships are awarded in April of each ye
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship https://lockheedmartin.com/en-us/who-we-are/communities/stem-education/lm-scholarship-program.html CLOSED 3/15/2020 • U.S. Citizens• Cumulative 3.5 or above GPA.• Planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.• Majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance.• Demonstrate financial need.
2020 Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Italian Catholic Federation Scholaarship.pdf CLOSED 3/15/2020 $400 Must be Roman Catholic and of Italian DecentScholastic Achievement – TOTAL CUMULATIVE GPA (3 ½ years) and CLASS RANK►Financial Need►Leadership Role►Extracurricular Activities and Charitable Efforts►Family Membership/Activities in the I.C.F. (if applicable)
Hawai`i's Daughters Guild of California https://hawaiidaughtersguild.webs.com/scholarships.htm CLOSED 3/15/2020 Female of Polynesian ancestryCalifornia residentMinimum 3.0 GPA
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship.asp CLOSED 3/15/2020 $500 Criteria: Portuguese descent, 3.50 GPA, participated in 3 extracurricular activitiesApplication Process:Submit application with: - Transcript - Three letters of recommendation
Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation http://www.louiefamilyfoundation.org/scholarship-application CLOSED 3/15/2020 • 3.7 to 4.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). • Minimum SAT score of 1300 or ACT score of 28. • Have at least two reference letters, one of which must be from a current or former teacher in an academic subject.•Submit an essay as further described in this application.• Have applied to a U.S. college/university, either full-time or substantial part-time, and plan to enroll in a minimum of two terms for the school year (verified by submitting a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or
Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship https://www.seetheclarity.com/about/scholarship/ CLOSED 3/15/2020 $1,000 You have been accepted to an accredited college or university and are going to be enrolled full-time within the next six (6) months;500-800 word essay and discuss:How you plan to use your education to serve the community?How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your goals?Why Eye Associates should select you for this scholarship?
American Association of Blacks in Energy https://scholarship.aabe.org/ CLOSED 3/15/2020 Is for underrepresented minorities (Hispanic, African Americans. Pacific Islanders and Native Americans)Must have 3.0 GPA, Interest in pursuing a degree in physical science, technology, engineering or math
Roseanne Becker Barrick Scholarship Memorial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 roseanne Becker Barrick Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 3/15/2020 $1,000 Must be a PHS StudentMust have a 3.0 or higher GPAPlan to attend a 4 year State College or University
Michael Albert Becker Memorial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Michael Becker Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 3/15/2020 $9,000 Criteria: Must be a PHS StudentMust be an ATHLETE, Student planning to attend 4 year State College or University, minimum GPA 3.0, extra curricular activities, citizenship
Ambrose-Pittsburg Lions Club https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Ambrose-Pittsburg Lions Club.pdf CLOSED 3/16/2020 $1,000-$2,000 Must be a PHS Student
Portuguese Historical and Cultural Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/PHCS-Scholarship-Application-1.pdf CLOSED 3/16/2020 $500-$3,200 Portuguese descendant • Graduating high school senior • Grade point average of 3.5 or better • Must reside in the geographic location from the Oregon border south to counties north of San Francisco Bay, plus counties contiguous to Sacramento County (San Joaquin, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo) and east to the Nevada border. These areas encompass the PHCS’ predominant membership. A student who resides outside this area may apply if endorsed by a PHCS member.
United States Tennis Association (USTA) Foundation https://www.ustafoundation.com/scholarships_apply_here/ CLOSED 3/16/2020
Assistance League of Diablo Valley Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Diablo Valley Assistance League.pdf CLOSED 3/16/2020 Up to $6,000 Must have 3.0, submit FASFA, personal statement, parent letter, community recommendation, transcript, ACT/SAT scores
Karen Ha Scholarship https://kacfsf.org/karen-ha-scholarship-on-line-application/ CLOSED 3/30/2020 Two Scholarships each $2,500 Essay #1 (400-600 words): Tell us about yourself, including your academic and career goals, hopes and dreams for the future.
50 Plus Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 50 Plus Club.pdf CLOSED 3/20/2020 $1,000 Must be a PHS student
Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in American Grand Lodge of California and Sons of Italy Western Foundation Athletic Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Order of Sons of Italy Athletic Scholarship Fillable.pdf CLOSED 3/20/2020 . An essay of at least 200 words to include the following:• your Italian origin;• your future aspirations, work experiences, extra-curricular activities, and organizations which you area member; and• include a paragraph at the end of the essay describing an Italian you admire (not related to you) who made animpression in your life.
Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in American Grand Lodge of California and Sons of Italy Western Foundation Academic Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/ORDER SONS and DAUGHTERS OF ITALY IN AMERICA.pdf CLOSED 3/20/2020 An essay of at least 200 words to include the following:• your Italian origin;• your future aspirations, work experiences, extra-curricular activities, and organizations which you area member; and• include a paragraph at the end of the essay describing an Italian you admire (not related to you) who made animpression in your life.
Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in American Grand Lodge of California and Sons of Italy Western Foundation Italian Language Study Grant https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Order of the Sons of Italian Language Grant Fillable.pdf CLOSED 3/20/2020 An essay of at least 200 words to include the following:• your Italian origin;• your future aspirations, work experiences, extra-curricular activities, and organizations which you area member; and• include a paragraph at the end of the essay stating what you hope to gain from this Study Grant.
2020 Safe Credit Union Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/20/2020 Safe Scholarship Application.pdf CLOSED 3/20/2020 $1,000 High school GPA must be 3.0 or above
Soledad Fernandez Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Filipino Advocates scholarship.pdf CLOSED 3/25/2020 $5,000 Must be of Filipino descent and have a 3.0 or higher.
FEEA Scholarship (Federal Employee Education Assistance) https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/60051-Federal-Employee-Education-And-Assistance-Fund-Feea CLOSED 3/25/2020 $1,00-$5,000 Complete high school or college transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted)One academic, professional, or community member recommendationAn essayA list of community service, awards, and extracurricular activitiesA copy of federal employee sponsor’s current SF-50 (not required for retired NARFE members)
Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund https://tascholarshipfund.org/2020-tasf-scholarship-overview/ CLOSED 3/25/2020 Ten – $5,000 Scholarships U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizenHigh school senior or 1st-year college student residing in the United States Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2018 or 2019 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Silicon Valley Alumnae Chapter 2020 Scholarship Program https://www.iotabetasigma1922.org/2020-scholarship-program CLOSED 3/25/2020 Two $1000 awards
The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-grade-level/high-school-scholarships/the-jimmie-crutchfield-memorial-scholarship/ CLOSED 3/27/2020 There will be one $1,000 scholarship and one $500 award for special recognition from SABR and the Crutchfield Foundation Applicants must write an essay of 1,200 words or less for the following question: "Who is Jimmie Crutchfield and why is he significant to Negro League history?"
Bonta California Progress Foundation 2020-21 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbYL7bNCxSzDu5TcYnA1NJAf8ByewI2a94EX8ppz0Vw-j6qQ/viewform CLOSED 3/27/2020 Awards: $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000 scholarships High school seniorEssay “Overcoming adversity, giving back, and promoting opportunity, equity, justice, and/or inclusion”California resident (residents of the 18th Assembly District — Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro — will be given preference but PHS Students can apply)
Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG) Pre-Med Annual Scholarship Awards https://feedback.sutterhealth.org/f/147815/2770/ CLOSED 3/27/2020 25,000, paid out over 5 years - 4 years of undergraduate university and the first year of medical school. Anticipate a career as a medical doctor and plan to take pre-medicine courses to prepare for medical school.Be in the top 20% of your senior class (verified by transcript)Demonstrate financial need (verified by supporting financial documentation)
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/APF-Scholarship-Application-2020.pdf CLOSED 3/27/2020 $2,000-$3,000 Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. CensusFirst in immediate family to attend collegeMinimum GPA: 2.80Financial needResident of California, with preference given to Bay Area residents
East County NAACP https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 East County NAACP Scholarship Application.Final.pdf CLOSED 3/27/2020
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.Rho Upsilon Omega Chapter https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Alpha Kappa Alpha Rho Upsilon Chapter.pdf CLOSED 3/27/2020 $1,000 Seniors who have full-time status in an accredited high schoolMinimum 2.6 GPA based on a 4.0 scale)Have a “Declared Intention” to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university in the Fallof 2020 [NOTE: Proof of enrollment will be required prior to the disbursement of funds.]Demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular orother activities.
High School Social Leaders B-Annual Scholarship https://bold.org/scholarship/high-school-social-leaders-bi-annual-scholarship/ CLOSED 3/28/2020 $1,000 Open to 9th-12 grades- Essay 500–1000 wordsHow are you working to address an important social issue? Why are you passionate about this issue? How are you or the organization you’re part of innovative in its approach to the issue? Why do you believe your strategy is best suited to solve the problem?
Delta Realtor Community ServiceFoundation Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Delta Realtor Scholarship application 2020.doc CLOSED 3/30/2020 Must have 2.75 GPA Write an essay at least 400 words on “How a Realtor Professional Benefits the Community” or “How does Homeownership Benefit YourCommunity or Family”
CCAR Scholarship Foundation http://ccarscholarship.com/scholarships/apply/ CLOSED 3/31/2020 Must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher
Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship https://chicanalatinafoundation.communityforce.com/Login.aspx CLOSED 3/31/2020 $1,500 Must self identify as a Chicana and/or LatinaHave lived at least 2 years in The Bay Area
Ivy & Pearls Foundation Scholarship Rho Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020-Ivy-and-Pearls-Scholarship-Application.docx CLOSED 3/31/2020 $1,000-$1,500 • Applicants must be of African or African-American descent• Applicants may be female, male, or non-binary• Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale• Applicant must be accepted to a two-year, four-year, or vocational college and show proof of enrollment before scholarship funds will be dispersed.
Diablo Valley Assistance League "Fostor Youth" Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/AL- Foster Youth.pdf CLOSED 3/31/2020 $500- $4,000 Must have a personal statement , 2 letters of recommendation, Ward of the Court verification,
The Gladys Carol Scholarship Program https://gcsp.vpweb.com/ CLOSED 3/31/2020 up to $2,500 A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent on an unweighted scale) is required, along with a minimum 1290 SAT score OR a minimum 28 ACT score.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund https://jmscottmemorialfund.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/jmsmsf_application_form.pdf CLOSED 3/31/2020 US Citizen or permanent resident of USb. GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher (out of a 4.0 scale)c. High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or universitywithin the fifty states or District of Columbia.d. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities.e. Combined adjusted income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000
Foster Care to Success scholarship https://www.fc2success.org/our-programs/information-for-students/ CLOSED 3/31/2020 $2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/20/btc-scholarship-information-application-2020.pdf CLOSED 3/31/2020 58 survivors will receive $3,500 scholarships A childhood cancer survivor under the age of 25 and diagnosed before theage of 18 with cancer or a high grade or anaplastic brain tumor• A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending schoolin the U.S.
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship https://bold.org/scholarship/elevate-mental-health-awareness-scholarship/ CLOSED 3/31/2020 $750 500–1000 words essay How has your experience with mental health influenced your beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations?
AFSA High School Scholarship https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/ CLOSED 4/1/2020 Ten (10) winners will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each. The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA.Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2020 session.Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.
Sa' Lina Danette Tasker Scholarship https://www.sdtmscholarship.org/c0ntact CLOSED 4/1/2020 $1,000 Student must attending college and university with a Business major of study.
Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/women-in-technology/ CLOSED 4/1/2020 $500 Must be a a Female, essay 500-1000 words on "How do you envision using your interests, skills and career in technology to make the world a better place?"
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/mental-health-awareness/ CLOSED 4/1/2020 $750 Must have personally experienced challenges with with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges. 500-1000 words on "How has your experience with mental health influenced your beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations?"
Mattress Nerd’s Sustainability Scholarship https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSePZMpITKtigWnCtgcYrhjj4DTD4pGpychmqy3nw7KZJzejtg/viewform CLOSED 4/1/2020 $1,000 EssayPlease write a 500-1,000-word essay answering the following questionsWhat choices can we make as consumers to better our carbon footprints? What reuse and recycle innovations do you think are leading the change in business environmental conscientiousness?What have you altered about your own day-to-day life to reduce your own environmental impact?
Herbert Lehman Education Fund https://naacp-ldf.smapply.io/prog/herbert_lehman_education_fund/ CLOSED 4/1/2020 $2,000 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 listed below).
Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) Scholarship http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/scholarships/index.html CLOSED 4/1/2020 $500 - $10,000.
Davis-Putter Scholarship https://davisputter.awardspring.com/ CLOSED 4/1/2020
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated Sigma Iota Chapter https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated Sigma lota Chapter Oakland CA 2020 Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 4/1/2020 $1,000 African-American graduating high school students (Class of 2020) who are enrolled in a four (4) year program at a university or college for the Fall 2019and Winter 2020 semesters. Alameda or Contra Costa County Resident Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 Scale Active in Community Service Initiatives
Bucks Fellows Scholarship (For Sophomores ONLY) https://www.buckscholars.org/how-to-apply/ CLOSED 4/1/2020 A RECORD OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS AND A DESIRE FOR ACADEMIC AND INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGES.EVIDENCE OF LEADERSHIP, ENTERPRISE, AND PERSONAL INITIATIVE.A COMMITMENT TO SUCCEED AND IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNITY.PERSONAL RESILIENCY, INCLUDING THE CAPACITY TO OVERCOME ADVERSITY.
Pine Cone Foundation https://static1.squarespace.com/static/54fcd87ee4b0101ed6ee2cbe/t/5c4107a4032be4162d12fe9a/1547765669840/PCF_Application_Final_Fillable.pdf CLOSED 4/1/2020 Must have Specific Learning Disability documentation
2020 Kappa Alpha Psi Community Project Scholarship https://form.jotform.com/93375609517163 CLOSED 4/3/2020 $1,000
Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship Program Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship https://www.shell.us/careers/students-and-graduates/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities-for-high-school-seniors.html CLOSED 4/4/2020 Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution (
Diablo Valley Assistance League "Lisa Parker Hurst" Memorial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Lisa Parker.pdf CLOSED 4/4/2020 Up to $2,500 Must have 2.8 GPS, submit 1 letter of recommendation, financial report, transcript, parent letter and personal statement
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc https://www.zetaseastbay.org/uploads/2/7/8/9/27893829/epz_2020_scholarship__application.pdf CLOSED 4/6/2020 Must be an African-American female • Must be a current high school senior in the San Francisco Bay Area • Must have at least a GPA of 3.0 • Must be attending a four-year institution starting Fall 2020
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx CLOSED 4/10/2020 5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. Five scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a $1,500 BAM technology stipend based on need. Be a high-school senior of African descent (African American or African). Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation. Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing). Demonstrate a passion for technology. Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
Don and Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West Scholarship https://online.foundationsource.com/ws/index.jsp?site=splawnscholarship CLOSED 4/12/2020 from $250 and up to $2000 Must have 2.60 or above Must be currently employed (paid/unpaid/internship) or have you been employed within the past 12 months? Must demonstrate hardship in your life?
CORE’s Que Llueva Café Scholarship Program http://ca-core.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/CORE_QLC_Y12_Application.12145118.pdf CLOSED 4/14/2020 $500 Must be an undocumented student (DACA students are eligible).• Must be or will be a high school/GED graduate who will enroll for the first time in an accredited college oruniversity in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the 2020-2021 academic year. Due to limited funds, current collegestudents who have already graduated high school or received their GED are not eligible.
Young Leaders Summit (YLS) FOR JUNIORS ONLY https://ylc.hsfts.net/yls-application?SFMC_cid=EM116940-&rid=47281265 CLOSED 4/15/2020 Must have a3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale low income, as defined by Pell eligibility currently attends high school in the United States and plans to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at the U.S. accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university after high school
BHW Scholarship https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship CLOSED 4/15/2020 $3,000 Women who are pursuing an undergraduate in STEM Write an essay on either of the following topics:Tell us about your favorite app and what you like about it.Tell us about a time an app played a significant role in improving your day.Your essay should be between 500 and 800 words.
Gloria Burron Prize for Young Heroes https://barronprize.org/apply/ CLOSED 4/15/2020 $5,000 between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canadacurrently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 monthsworking as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.
Diabetes Scholars 2019 College Scholarship https://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/ CLOSED 4/15/2020 ten $1,000 scholarships Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2020 school year
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Alpha Nu Omega Chapter https://alphanuomega1929.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2020-AKA-Scholarship-Application_FINAL.pdf CLOSED 4/15/2020 $250-$2,000 4 different scholarship with different criteria please review the application
YFPA (Your Filipino Professional Association) Scholarship Program https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 yfpa_scholarship_program_application_2020.pdf CLOSED 4/15/2020 $2,500 Must be involved in the Filipino community and have been accepted into a 4-year college/university to pursue a Bachelor’s degree
We the Students Essay Scholarship https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/ CLOSED 4/15/2020 1st Place – $7,500 Runners Up – 5 prizes at $1,500 eachHonorable Mentions – 8 prizes at $500 each
Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc. Beta Sigma Chapter https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 Gamma Phi Delta Sorority.doc CLOSED 4/17/2020 Must have 2.00 or better Need for financial assistance 2 letters of recommendation
2020 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship https://www.apcf.org/2020-cathay-bank-foundation-scholarship-program CLOSED 4/17/2020 (20) $1,000 Scholarships Available for High School Seniors Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or Community College or as a 1st-year student in the Fall of 2020 (if selected, must provide college acceptance letter for verification)A minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0A household income at or below the Low Income Level (if selected, must provide 2018 or 2019 tax return for verification)Open to ALL MAJORS and there is no ethnicity requirement
United States Tennis Association Northern California https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020-DI-scholarship-cover-page-college.pdf CLOSED 4/17/2020 4 scholarships $2,000 each Must be a tennis player in Northern California, There are 4 different scholarships: Arthur Ashe College Scholarship-Open to: All applicants Michael Chang College Scholarship- Open to: Asian American applicants Pancho Gonzalez College Scholarship-Open to: Hispanic applicants Althea Gibson College Scholarship Open to: African American applicants
Wa Sung Community Service Club https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Wa Sung Community Service Club Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 4/20/2020 one $2,500 and numerous $1,500 Essay 500 words What one person of Asian heritage living or not, would you want to meet? Why and what would you tell/ask this person?
The Gaines-Jones Education Foundation https://gaines-jones.org/scholarships/ CLOSED 4/20/2020 $500 to $2,000 African-American high school seniors from the San Francisco Bay Area (the counties of: Marin, Sonoma, Contra Costa, Alameda, or San Francisco); • Clearly demonstrated need for financial aid• Upward trend in grades and course load• Strong personal essay, short answer, and reference letters• Extracurricular activity and community service
2020 Student View Scholarship https://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html CLOSED 4/22/2020 One (1) individual prize of a $4,000 scholarship. Two (2) individual prize of a $1,000 scholarship. Ten (10) individual prizes, consisting of $500 scholarships each 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.
Society of Women Engineers Mt. Diablo Section https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020-hs-scholarship-application_fillable-form.pdf CLOSED 4/24/2020 $1,000 Female, planning to major in engineering at an accredited engineering school. Essay
The Pinay Aspire Scholarship https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdH9L2Yj4eQRWJ6E8zJZJ2aLRQ83B3oRVHoAKTwHNVnkURJ9Q/viewform CLOSED 4/24/2020 $1,000 Resides or attends school in one of the 9 San Francisco Bay Area countiesIs a high school student of Filipino descent and will attend college the following academic yearDemonstrated personal, community and/or academic successExperienced personal hardship(s)Has a deep sense of pride and connection for Filipino heritage, culture, and identity
Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority Scholarship https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1oNmQ6tbQbx45SsA42RdDoMn4iOOSPKdYGYoExJEM-x4/mobilebasic CLOSED 4/30/2020 (1) applicant with a scholarship of $500 and the next nine (9) runner-up applicants will receive a scholarship of $250- $400 each. 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 2020.• U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is not a requirement for this scholarship and will not be considered during the application review
E-waste Scholarship http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship CLOSED 4/30/2020 $1,000 Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about e-waste
Review It Scholarship http://chiureviewsscholarship.com/reviews.php CLOSED 4/30/2020 $1,000 Must have a 2.50 or higherMust attend college or university no later than Sept 2020
A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Sunkist.pdf CLOSED 4/30/2020 averages $2,000.00 per academic year. A background in California or Arizona agriculture – the student or someone in the student’simmediate family must have derived the majority of his or her income from agriculture;2. Financial need; and3. GPA and extracurricular activities indicative of potential for success
American Vets https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/amvetschildrenandgrandchildren CLOSED 4/30/2020 Six scholarships of $4,000 Must be the child/grandchild of a United States veteran, active duty, Guard/ReservesMust be a graduating high school senior entering at the college freshmen level in the upcoming fall semester.Must have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
2020 Daughters of Penelope, Echo #4, Scholarship for Women Students https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Daughters of Penelope Echo 4 Scholarship for Women Students.pdf CLOSED 4/30/2020 Two (2) $1,000 scholarships offered annually, non-renewable  Be a female, seventeen (17) years of age or older at the time of application. Be a legal resident of Alameda or Contra Costa Counties, California. Plan to attend an accredited college or university in California beginning in the Fall of 2020.  Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. (Please include a copy of your transcripts.) Must demonstrate quality involvement with others via work, school, family, religious affiliation, or the community.
Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship https://allenchi.org/allen-chi-gaming-scholarship/ CLOSED 4/30/2020 25 student gamers to receive a $1,000 to $5,000 scholarship Must be currently attending a high school, college, or university.Must be studying for building a gaming related career or passionate about finding ways to promote gamification.
Delta Sigma Theta Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/Delta Sigma Theta CCAC 2020 Scholarship Application Final.docx CLOSED 5/1/2020 up to $1,000 The applicant must be an African-American high school senior, graduating from a high school in Contra Costa County in the Class of 2020 The applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA The applicant must plan to attend a four-year college/university, beginning Fall 2019 The applicant must be a United States citizen
2020 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.Beta Theta Sigma Chapter Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 BTS Scholarship Application.pdf CLOSED 5/1/2020 Graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in the Fall, possessing a GPA of 2.5 orhigher
Rene Matos Scholarship https://www.formpl.us/form/956246175 CLOSED 5/1/2020 $500 Must be a US Citizen or a permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico.● Applicants must be accepted or attending an accredited college, university, orvocational/trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded.● The NHCFAE Scholarship Selection Committee evaluates applicants on the followingcriteria:o Leadershipo Personal Qualities and Strengthso Student Activitieso Financial Needo Academic Achievement
PONY Baseball and Softball Alumni Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 pony baseball and softball scholarship form.docx CLOSED 5/1/2020 In order to be considered for a scholarship a PONY baseball or girl's softball player must participate in a least two (2) years in a registered PONY program.ActivitiesHonors/AwardsCommunity InvolvementLeadershipPersonal Qualities and Strengths
Pureland and Supply Scholarship https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspx CLOSED 5/1/2020 $1,000 Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and why this is the path they have chosen.
Projector Lamps Scholarship https://www.projectorlamps.com/t-scholarship.aspx CLOSED 5/1/2020 $1,000 A typed one-page essay about a business you hope to create one day.Tell us about your product, how it’s different than the others and why people would want it.Describe what your business will be like and how it will be different than other businesses that sell the same type of product.
Cal Aggie Alumni Association Leadership Scholarship https://alumni.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/caaa-leadership-scholarship CLOSED 5/1/2020 50 awards totaling $10,000 Applicant plans to enter UC Davis for Fall 2019 from a high school or community college in California, Oregon or Washington (transfers from UC or CSU are not eligible).
The Associates Home Loan Scholarship https://www.associateshomeloan.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 5/1/2020 $1,000 500-word essay:“What is your dream career?”
Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspx CLOSED 5/1/2020 $1,000 A A typed one-page essay about:o How your chosen trade or field is important in today’s society, ando Why this is the trade you want to be in ➢ High school transcript or GED➢ One letter of recommendation from a non-family member
The Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship http://asiacottom.com/acwp/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ASC-Application-rev.-2019.pdf CLOSED 5/4/2020 Scholarship awards are made to deserving students who have excelled academically and are pursuing undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) Scholarship https://uspaacc.smapply.io/prog/uspaacc_2020_scholarship_application/ CLOSED 5/15/2020 $3,000-$5000 Of Asian Pacific Island heritage (except for Bruce Lee Scholarship)A citizen or permanent resident of the United StatesBeginning full-time study at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the United States in Fall 2020Able to attend 2020 CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, June 2-4, 2020 in Rockville, MD.
Kids’ Chance of California https://www.kidschanceca.org/scholarships.html CLOSED 5/15/2020 Applicant must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old.• Applicant must be the child or legal dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable workrelated accident or occupational disease with a California employer.• Student applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a legal resident of California.• Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need.• Applicant must be enrolled, accepted or applying for acceptance as a full-time or part-time student
Shawn Carter Foundation https://shawncarterscholarship.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx CLOSED 5/21/2020 Recipients generally have GPAs between 2.0 and 3.0 and are the first in their family to attend college. During the 2019-20 academic year, 53% of our scholarship recipients had annual household incomes below $40,000 and 69% came from single-parent homes.
Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California Scholarship https://www.jccnc.org/copy-of-2019-jccnc-scholarship-now CLOSED 5/22/2020 Two totaling $3,000 each US citizen with a Japanese ancestry/legal Japanese residents of the United States • Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale. • Will enter an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking freshman in the fall of 2018. • Have demonstrated academic interests in the study of fields of US Japan relations
2020 Foot Locker Foundation, Inc United Negro College Fund (UNCF) https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/d7ca986d-40fe-435d-8411-b0287e83558a?_ga=2.222306079.525828187.1586506089-1726522172.1580228806 CLOSED 5/29/2020 Up to $5,000 High School seniors are eligible for consideration provided they are attending one of the 37 UNCF member colleges or universities this coming fall 2020 Completed application packages include transcript, essay, and one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, employer or another community member familiar with your academic performance.
California Legislative Black Caucus Policy Institute (CLBCPI) https://cablackcaucus.org/scholarship/ Deadline Extended to 5/29 CLOSED 5/29/2020 Have a minimum GPA of 2.50 Submit personal statement essay 750 words or lessWhat is the value of education to you?
PB&J Scholarship https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship?utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pbj2020 CLOSED 5/31/2020 $500 – $1,000 The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.
Bay East Foundation Scholarship https://www.cognitoforms.com/BayEastAssociationOfREALTORS/BayEastFoundationScholarshipApplication2020 CLOSED 5/31/2020 Start at $1,500 You will be attending a qualified educational institution in 2020-2021 academic year (community colleges are acceptable)Primary residence must be in Alameda County or Contra Costa CountyGPA of 3.50 (cumulative) or higherComplete applicationSubmit Essay belowAttach unofficial transcript
P.E.O. Scholarship for Women Students JA Memorial Scholarship https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 P.E.O. Scholarship for Women Students JA Memorial Scholarship.pdf CLOSED 5/31/2020 $1,000 Be a female, seventeen (17) years of age or older at the time of application.  Be a legal resident of Alameda or Contra Costa Counties, California.  Plan to attend an accredited college or university in California beginning in the Fall of 2019.  Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  Must demonstrate quality involvement with others via work, school, family, religious affiliation, or the community.  Submit a copy of their Student Aid Report.
100 Bay Area Black Men http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/65929-100-Black-Men-Of-The-Bay-Area-Inc CLOSED 5/31/2020 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 for grades 10 through 12 A minimum of 16 hours of documented community service within the last yearTwo original signed letters of recommendation Show proof FASFA is completed
California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Scholarship Program https://www.cllcf.org/scholarship-program CLOSED 6/1/2020 Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.
Oscar Grant Scholarship https://oscargrantfoundation.org/ogf-scholarship/ CLOSED 6/1/2020 Academics: 2.5 or higher Grade Point Average (GPA)Territory: You must be a resident of Alameda and Contra Costa County high school ONLY.Status: High School Senior Entering 4 year college institution
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php CLOSED 6/12/2020 $1,000 Essay: 500-1000 wordsDescribe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Branch Out Scholarship https://www.bestattorney.com/giving-back/branch-out-scholarship/ CLOSED 6/15/2020 $1,000 Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA and winner must provide proof of GPA
2020 Rua’h Community Outreach (RCO) https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 RUAH Scholarship Application. .docx CLOSED 6/19/2020 1. You must be of African American / Black decent.2. Active in community service, church, civic organization, etc., 3. You must be a student in East Contra Costa County public schools4. You must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.5. You must be a high school senior who has been accepted for admission within one year of the scholarship award as a full-time student in a community college, four-year accredited institution, or vocational school.
BigSun Scholarship https://bigsunathletics.com/ CLOSED 6/19/2020 $500 All student-athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior.
The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CBCCF) Youth Scholarship https://www.calbcc.org/scholarship-apply-online CLOSED 6/29/2020 $1,000 Must be a high school senior or acollege freshman (age 17-25) GPA of 2.0 – 3.5 Attend the Youth Summit at the RonBrown Business and EconomicSummit or have a parent/guardianattend in your place
Los Hermanos de Stanford https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 hermanos_scholarship.docx CLOSED 6/30/2020 $1,000 Graduating Latino high school senior • must be attending any 2 or 4 year institution"
CAC (California Association of Collectors) Educational Scholarship Foundation https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbxfrsCa7VY8SKm-nc0gqQEN8I0yCaGR512-FJ935vU6o29wJSY/exec CLOSED 6/30/2020 First Award - $2,500 Second Award - $2,000 Third Award - $1,500 All applicants must write an original essay on the following topic: The importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years.
CAC, California Association ofCollectors Inc. EducationalScholarship https://cacesf.org/rules_app.html CLOSED 6/30/2020 First Award - $2,500 Second Award - $2,000 Third Award - $1,500 Essay prompt: All applicants must write an original essay 700-100 words on the following topic: The importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years.
From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship https://www.education.com/scholarships/ CLOSED 6/30/2020 $5,000 You are a high school senior pursuing an education-related degree. Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university We will require proof of acceptance.Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degreeProof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service, if applicable.
Sterling Lawyers, LLC Annual College Scholarship https://www.sterlinglawyers.com/scholarship/ CLOSED 6/30/2020 $1,000
Personal Injury Lawyers- Los Angeles https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship CLOSED 6/30/2020 $1,500 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. We’d like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell us about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.
OppU Achievers Scholarship https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/# CLOSED 6/30/2020 $2,500 In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.
Angels Wings Foundation Scholarship https://www.angelswingsfoundation.org/application CLOSED 6/30/2020 Must be of Thai-American decent Be a graduating high school seniorBe entering an accredited college or university for the 2020-2021 school yearHave an un-weighted accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or betterDemonstrate their aspiration through a written essay
PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/pge/ CLOSED 6/30/2020 Twenty awards of $10,000 ($200,000).Twenty awards of $2,500 ($50,000). Must be a STEM major Eligible majors include:Engineering (electrical, mechanical, industrial, environmental, power and/or energy)Computer Science/Information SystemsCyber Security and Environmental Sciences
National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. Oakland/Bay Area Chapter http://www.onehundredblackwomen.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020_ncbw_young_women_scholars_fillable_application_-05_2_-2020-final-.pdf CLOSED 6/30/2020 women students in Bay Area schools who are bound for a four-yearuniversity, JC / community college or trade school. The program also accepts applications from undergraduateand graduate students who have attended high school in the Bay Area
Diablo Black Men's Group https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/62331-Diablo-Black-Mens-Group CLOSED 7/1/2020 Up to $5,000 Must be African American Male and must show involvement as a volunteer in activities within your school or community. Have a 2.5 or better Grade Point Average - Overall.
2020 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated Omicron Theta Lambda Chapter https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/cms/lib/CA01902661/Centricity/Domain/525/2020 RW Scholarship Application Form.docx CLOSED 7/31/2020 Graduating Male High School Senior ● Minimum (Weighted) Cumulative GPA of 2.80● High school transcripts (official preferred) ● Completed typed application (written applications will NOT be accepted)● Formal headshot photo (e.g. senior picture)-must be a digital photo attached to the application ● Two letters of recommendation ● Completed 300 to 450-word essay
Asset Based Lending Scholarship https://www.abl1.net/scholarship/ CLOSED 8/1/2020 $1,000
2020 Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship https://www.capitalautoauction.com/about-us/scholarship CLOSED 8/15/2020 $1,000 To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.
Immigrants Rising Scholarship https://immigrantsrising.org/financial-support/scholarship-fund/ Thank you for your interest in Immigrant Rising’s Scholarship Fund. We wanted to let you know that we will not be accepting applications for 2020-2021. This was a difficult decision and we realize you may be disappointed. up to $7,000 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 Demonstrated academic preparation and community/extracurricular involvement
Redfin Scholarship https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship Not available for 2020 check back in May 2021 $2,500 East Contra Costa resident. Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, and Pittsburg Applicant must have a commitment to continue musical studies. Submit an unofficial transcript. Submit an essay which may include some or all of the following: Their personal affiliation with the style of music they enjoy. Note and explain their career choice and how they see music involved. How music affects their life. How they will benefit by pursuing an education including or devoted to music.