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 Scholarship Bulletin



Scholarship Bulletin 



PB&J Scholarship-$500-$1,000 scholarship award.  The PB&J scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to: medical issues, peer issues (bullying, change of school, minority status, etc), family issues (divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc).  Application must be filled out online at  Priority deadline is December 31, 2020.


California Wine Grape Growers Association-$2,000 or $8,000 scholarships.  If your parent or legal guardian is employed by a wine grape grower you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  $2,000 scholarship if you plan to attend a California Community College, $8,000 if you plan to attend a CSU or UC.  Applications are available online application deadline is March 5, 2021.


Italian Catholic Federation-Must have a GPA of at least 3.2, be Roman Catholic and of Italian descent or if either Catholic parent/guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Catholic but need not be of Italian descent.  Applications available online at application deadline is March 15, 2021.


Julia R. Millon Memorial Scholarship-$1,500 scholarship for a student living in the boundaries of the Winters School District.  Julia graduated from WHS in 2008 and UC Berkeley in 2012.  Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, plan to attend college or trade/technical school in the fall.  Applications available online at  click on find scholarships and scroll down to to find Julia R. Million Memorial Scholarship.  Application deadline is March 12, 2021.


Sacramento Region Community Foundation-26 different scholarship opportunities available at this website.  Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000.  Check out the website at click on find scholarships and click on the scholarships to see if you qualify!  Due dates start on March 12, 2021.

Yolo Youth Service Awards-$1,000 scholarship for student volunteers.  Must have volunteered at least 60 hours with a recognized Yolo County nonprofit organization during 11th and 12 grade, demonstration of leadership, commitment to public service, maturity and reliability.  If you win the $1,000 scholarship, the nonprofit that you volunteer with will be awarded a $500 grant.  Application available online at click on find scholarships and scroll down to find Yolo Youth Service Awards.  Application deadline is March 12, 2021


Julie Orosco Education Scholarship-$1,500 scholarship for a Winters High School senior.  If you would like to pursue a future in education please consider applying to this scholarship.  Applications available via email and on Class of 2021 Google Classroom.  Applications are due to Marcella no later than April 30, 2021.







The District and the high school do not promote or endorse the requirements, and/or the content of essay topics listed by scholarship sponsors; those requirements and topics represent the priorities of the sponsors and not the District.








SAT & ACT Test Dates

ACT Test Dates

Test date: Feb. 6, 2021 Registration Deadline: Jan. 8, 2021

Test date: April 17, 2021 Registration Deadline: March 12, 2021

Test date: June 12, 2021 Registration Deadline: May 7, 2021

Test date: July 17, 2021 Registration Deadline: June 18, 2021

ACT (no writing): $55.00

ACT with writing: $70.00


SAT Test Dates 

Test date: March 13, 2021 Registration Deadline: Feb. 12, 2021

Test date: May 8, 2021 Registration Deadline: April 8, 2021

Test date: June 5, 2021 Registration Deadline: May 6, 2021


SAT $52.00

SAT with Essay $68.00








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Big Future

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The California State University System

The California State University System is a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education.  With 23 campuses, almost 437,000 students, and 44,000 faculty and staff, they are the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country:

CSU Bakersfield 

CSU Channel Islands

CSU Chico

CSU Dominguez Hills

CSU East Bay

CSU Fresno

CSU Fullerton

Humboldt State

CSU Long Beach

CSU Los Angeles

California Maritime Academy

CSU Monterey Bay

CSU Northridge

Cal Poly Pomona

CSU Sacramento

CSU San Bernardino

San Diego State 

San Francisco State

San Jose State

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

CSU San Marcos

Sonoma State

CSU Stanislaus

Local Community Colleges

The California Community College system is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.4 million students attending 112 colleges.  California Community Colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today's economy.  With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.  Below is a list of local community colleges:

The California Community Colleges Chancellors' Office

American River College

Cosumnes River College

Sacramento City College

Solano Community College

Woodland Community College

US Military Information

The US Military offers many options for life after high school:

US Air Force  3291 Truxel Rd. Suite 7 Sacramento, CA. 95833 916-925-6883

US Army recruiters are on campus throughout the school year.  2051 Bronze Star Dr. #300b Woodland, CA. 95776 530-668-1858

US Navy Thomas McNamara 3291 Truxel Rd. Suite 7 Sacramento, Ca 95833  916-925-6883 (office), 510-205-4596 (Cell)

US Marines 2051 Bronze Star Dr. #300A, Woodland, Ca. 95776 916-203-3951

The University of California

The 10 campuses on the University of California open their doors to all who work hard and dream big.  Through its teaching, research and public service, UC drives California's economy and lead the world in new directions:

UC Berkeley

UC Davis

UC Irvine


UC Merced

UC Riverside

UC San Diego


UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Cruz

Career and Technical Schools

Listed below are a few of the career and technical schools in our area:

Blake Austin College


California College of the Arts


Cambridge Junior College


Universal Technical Institute