Due December 9, 2016
Qualified local high school seniors from the Class of 2017 will be awarded up to $2,000 to attend SRJC full-time for up to two consecutive years of study. Doyle Application and Doyle Trustee Award Application are available online.
Due December 12, 2016
"At CAP Bay Area Making Waves, we partner with students to achieve their goal of obtaining a college degree. With a long track record of impressive success, we are excited to expand our program."
Due January 23, 2017
Field Worker Scholarships
California's fresh grape growers have long recognized the importance of supporting the communities where they live and work. Fresh grape growers throughout the state volunteer their time and service for associations, boards and charitable organizations. In addition, for over 30 years, California's table grape growers have supported their workers and their communities with the nation's first worker-focused scholarship program.
Since 1985, 120 high school graduates in the table grape growing regions have received funding to help defray the cost of college education.The commission is now accepting applications for the 2016 California Table Grape Workers Scholarship program. Up to three $20,000 scholarships to any four-year California college or university and up to three $3,500 scholarships to any junior or community college in California are available to table grape field workers and their children.
Applicants must be 2017 graduating high school seniors or high school graduates. To be eligible, the student must plan to attend school in California. Preference will be given to those expressing a commitment to a future in agriculture and/or a career in the table grape industry.
Due February 1, 2017
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high school as well as current college and continuing students. The awards from the company’s employee resource groups (ERGs) will mean that at least 170 students in PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area will receive from $1,000 to $10,000 next year for exemplary scholastic achievement and community leadership.
PG&E’s 10 ERGs—each representing the company’s diverse 20,000-plus workforce—award scholarships annually to help offset the cost of higher education. Scholarship information, including criteria and applications, is available on PG&E’s website. To be considered for a scholarship, all applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2017.
Due March 7, 2017
Lenore Hirsch-Jay Falk / Waller Crafford Scholarship -- This scholarship benefits Napa County high school seniors that are graduating, and who have worked hard to overcome academic challenges, and will attend a two- or four-year college program in general education. Please check in December 2016 for application information for 2017.
Due March 7, 2017
Fruit of the Vine Scholarship Fund -- This scholarship benefits graduating Napa County high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college/university and will find the cost of higher education a financial hardship.
The Napa County Hispanic Network was established in 1983 as a non-profit organization by a group of local professionals that saw a gap in access to services for the Spanish speaking community members. Since 1983, the Network has led the way in providing a voice in local issues that affect the Latinos in Napa County. Over the years, the main focus for the Network has been to raise funding for college scholarships while maintaining a finger at the heart of any local issues.
Due January 31, 2017
Selection Criteria:In order to apply for the Napa Valley Marathon Scholarship, you must meet all of the following criteria. Please note that the NVM scholarships are not awarded or based upon financial need.
Napa Valley Marathon
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 4307
Napa, CA. 94558
Due February 1, 2017
eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. In general, eligible students fall into one of these categories:
Due February 1, 2017
For new SSU Students -- Outstanding academic achievement including a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale is required. This GPA is calculated on your unweighted, cumulative GPA as determined by Admissions and Records, including the Fall semester preceding the application period. Applicants must submit a complete application by the deadline date in order to be considered. You will be asked to provide the names and emails of two people who have agreed to submit a letter of recommendation for you. It is strongly preferred the recommenders be your present or former instructors or others familiar with your academic and creative achievements/potential.
Please be prepared to provide two separate statements/essay. The first is a short statement regarding your financial neediness and is only required of the students who answer "yes" to needing financial assistance to attend college on the application. The second is an essay addressing your academic record and achievements, any honors received, and your academic ability and potential and is required of all students. Specific instructions and guidelines for the essay portion can be reviewed here.
Click here to download a printable version of the USP guidelines.
When and How to Apply
The application period begins October 1 of each year. Applications are submitted online and the entire package must be submitted by February 1 of the application year. Students must re-apply every year. Awards will be announced by May.
Access the online scholarship application.
Due February 24, 2017
The Asian Pacific Fund ccoordinates 13 scholarship programs that provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students. Each program is tailored to reflect the donor’s personal interests, whether targeted to specific ethnicities, career paths (eg. engineering, business, journalism), or backgrounds (eg. children of farm or restaurant workers).
Through these programs they partner with donors to give back in ways that are meaningful to them, and help students embark on their dreams.
In 2016, they distributed nearly $200,000 in scholarships to 76 students, primarily from low-income communities.
Please see their “Apply for Scholarship” page for specific guidelines for each scholarship opportunity.
If you have any additional questions after reviewing scholarship qualifications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due March 7, 2017
Ted Kohler Music Scholarship -- The Ted Kohler Music Scholarship benefits Calistoga students who are committed to music and wish to advance their musical development. The Ted Kohler Scholarship was established in 1997 to promote musical participation and aspirations in honor of Ted, who upon retirement from San Francisco State University, became a full-time musician and leader of the Napa Valley Jazz Band. He encouraged people of all ages to express themselves musically.
Due March 24, 2017
California Wine Grape Growers Foundation -- Each year the Foundation awards two 4-year scholarships and four 2-year scholarships to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California wine grape grower. The two 4-year scholarships provide a total of $8,000 each for any campus in the University of California or California State University system. The four 2-year scholarships provide a total of $2,000 each at any California community college. Students may study the subject of their choice.
The A Voice Found scholarships span the areas of business administration, early childhood education, barber and beautician arts, culinary and hospitality services, nursing, health sciences, health technology, public safety, agriculture, automotive technology, engineering and applied technology, and industrial and trade technology. Additional information on each of these scholarships can be found on the AVF website www.avoicefound.org.
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