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Scholarship Bulletin

01/18/2019

 

DREAMer’s RoadMap-This is a national non profit app that helps undocumented students find scholarships to go to college.

Imagine America-Anyone that has graduated from high school and plans to attend a career school participating the Imagine America High School Scholarship Program.  A list of participating schools can be found at www.imagine-america.org/ourschools You can apply using the mobile app (Apple App Store or Google Play Store) or apply online at www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships

eQuality-$6,000 scholarship for graduating seniors in Northern & central California, to recognize service to the LGBT+ community.  Scholarships may be used at any accredited college, university or trade school. Apply online at www.equalityscholarship.org Application deadline is January 31, 2019.

Schwab-Rosenhouse-$1,000 to $5,000 per year.  This scholarship is for students who have lived in Yolo County for at least two years and are planning to enroll full-time at a 2 year, 4 year college/university or vocational/technical institution located within 100 miles of the Sacramento County Courthouse.  Applications are available online at www.jewishsac.org/schwabrosenhousescholarships Application deadline is February 7, 2019.  

Christermon Foundation-$3,000-$6,000 scholarship for students whose parent or grandparents employed with a company holding a valid California beverage alcohol license.  The list includes restaurants, retail and wholesale grocery establishments, convenience stores, drug stores, airlines, wineries, breweries, etc. etc. etc.  Application is available online at www.christermon.com application deadline is February 15, 2019.

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Program-Scholarships for incoming college students of any ethnic background.  Must plan to be enrolled full time in the fall. Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Applications available online at www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships.  Application deadline is February 26, 2019.

California Retired Teachers Assoc.-$700 scholarship for a graduating senior that is interested in pursuing a career in teaching or a related field, has demonstrated the ability to work with youth, have at GPA of 3.00 or higher.  Paper applications are available in the counseling office. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

California Assoc of Winegrape Growers Foundation-$2,000 or $8,000 scholarship for a graduating senior whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a wine grape grower.  $8,000 scholarship available for enrollment at a UC or CSU, $2,000 for enrollment in California Community College. Application available online at www.cawgfoundation.org application deadline is March 8, 2019.

Safe Credit Union-$1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.00 or above and graduating from a high school in Yolo County.  Paper applications are available in the counseling office and online at www.safecu.org.  Application deadline is March 11,2019.

CANERS Foundation-Scholarship for students majoring in Horticulture or Agribusiness related to Horticulture.  Paper applications are available in the counseling office. Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

Italian Catholic Federation-Must have a GPA of at least 3.2, be Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California.  Applications available at www.icf.org Application deadline is March 15, 2019.  

Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship-Scholarship for a graduating senior that is interested in a health-related career, with emphasis on the field of nursing.  Paper applications are available in the counseling office. Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

Yolo County Retired Police Officers Assoc.-$1,500 scholarship for a graduating senior that has an interest in pursuing a career in Law Enforcement (or a related field).  Paper applications are available in the counseling office. Application deadline is April 1, 2019

Beta Alpha Beta-Two scholarships of $1,500 and $500 will be awarded to a graduating senior from Winters High School.  Must fill out application (available in the counseling office), submit a transcript and letters of recommendation.  Paper applications available in the counseling office. Applications due to Marcella in the counseling office on April 2, 2019.

Soroptimist Club of Winters-Scholarship available for a graduating senior female student from Winters High School.  Paper applications are available in the counseling office. Applications are due to Marcella no later than 9:00 a.m. May 1, 2019.

CACESF-Scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $2,500.  Student must submit an original essay on the following prompt: Debt collection agencies in the US have an important job of collecting unpaid consumer debts.  Why is unpaid debt collection so important to the US economy, and what personal finance strategies can you implement in your young adult life to ensure long-term personal financial stability?  All applications must be submitted online at www.cacsef.org  Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

 

Note:

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 Test Dates

Test Date: August 25, 2018  Registration Deadline: July 27, 2018 

 

Test Date: October 6, 2018  Registration Deadline: September 7, 2018 

 

Test Date: November 3, 2018 Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018

 

Test Date: December 1, 2018  Registration Deadline: November 2, 2018 

 

Test Date:  March 9, 2019  Registration Deadline:  February 8, 2019

 

Test Date:  May 4, 2019  Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019

 

Test Date: June 1, 2019  Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019

 

Go to www.collegeboard.org to register for the test.  

Cost: SAT $46

SAT with essay $60

 

See your counselor if you need a fee waiver.

 

 

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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 www.csub.edu 

CSU Channel Islands www.csuci.edu

CSU Chico www.csuchico.edu

CSU Dominguez Hills www.csudh.edu

CSU East Bay www.csueastbay.edu

CSU Fresno www.fresnostate.edu

CSU Fullerton www.fullerton.edu

Humboldt State www.humboldt.edu

CSU Long Beach www.csulb.edu

CSU Los Angeles www.calstatela.edu

California Maritime Academy www.csum.edu

CSU Monterey Bay www.csumb.edu

CSU Northridge www.csun.edu

Cal Poly Pomona www.csupomona.edu

CSU Sacramento www.csus.edu

CSU San Bernardino www.csusb.edu

San Diego State www.sdsu.edu 

San Francisco State www.sfsu.edu

San Jose State www.sjsu.edu

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo www.calpoly.edu

CSU San Marcos www.csusm.edu

Sonoma State www.sonoma.edu

CSU Stanislaus www.csustan.edu

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 www.cccco.edu

American River College www.arc.losrios.edu

Cosumnes River College www.crc.losrios.edu

Sacramento City College www.scc.losrios.edu

Solano Community College www.solano.edu

Woodland Community College wcc.yccd.edu

US Military Information

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

US Air Force www.airforce.com  Sergeant Overcash-Office 916-925-5701; Cell 916-752-2000; email levi.overcash@us.af.mil

US Army www.goarmy.com recruiters are on campus throughout the school year.

US Navy www.navy.com

US Marines www.marines.com recruiters are on campus throughout the school year.

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 www.berkeley.edu

UC Davis www.ucdavis.edu

UC Irvine www.uci.edu

UCLA www.ucla.edu

UC Merced www.ucmerced.edu

UC Riverside www.ucr.edu

UC San Diego www.ucsd.edu

UCSF www.ucsf.edu

UC Santa Barbara www.ucsb.edu

UC Santa Cruz www.ucsc.edu

Career and Technical Schools

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

Blake Austin College www.blakeaustincollege.edu

California College of the Arts www.cca.edu

Cambridge Junior College www.cambridge.edu

ITT Technical Institute www.itt-tech.edu

Le Cordon Bleu www.lecordonbleu-sacramento.com

Napoli Culinary Academy www.thecookingacademy.com

Universal Technical Institute www.uti.edu