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 Cash for College (Financial Aid Night) October 24th 6:00-9:00 pm in the campus Library

Golden Door Scholarship
Deadline: October 25, 2018
Awarded to DACA and undocumented high school students or recent graduates. Priority given to Engineering, Computer Science, Technology, or math. Students
can apply at:
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Deadline: November 15, 2018
Awarded for scholarship, leadership, and financial need-must be US citizens.
The Coca-Cola Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Awarded to current high-school students attending school in the US-this is an achievement scholarship
Wendy's Heisman Scholarship
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Awarded to senior athletes who excel in the classroom, GPA of a 3.0, participation in at least one sport
Dell Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Applicants must be participants in an approved college-readiness program like AVID or Upward Bound, enroll full-time in a college, be eligible for Pell Grant, and have a 2.4 GPA.
AFSA Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2019
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 2019 session.
Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.
Home-schooled students may apply as long as course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.
Relatives of AFSA staff or NATIONAL board members may not enter.
Apply at: www.afsascholarship.org
AXA Achievement Scholarship
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness
Apply at: https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: June 19, 2019
Please send us a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:
How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
Has your participation influenced your career goals?
Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
Apply at: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
The "Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship"
Deadline: October 15, 2019
The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are strongly encouraged to apply. No person affiliated with BransonShowTickets.com may submit an entry. To be considered eligible for the Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship by BransonShowTickets.com
Burger King Scholarship
Deadline: December 12, 2018
For employees and their families to attend college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Applications are available at: bkmclamorefoundation.org
CAEOP Scholarship
Deadline: December 17, 2018
Applicant must have maintained a 2.0 GPA or better in high school. Applicant must intent to continue his/her education in the field of business administration or education. To apply go to: http://www.caeop.org/scholarships/
We the Students Essay Contest
Deadline: February 14, 2019
The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program.
Each submission must adhere to the topics and should fully answer the question and all sub-parts. Each submission must adhere to the word limits for each question (between 500 and 800 words), and must be submitted by 11:59 pm PT on February 14. Only online submissions will be accepted for the contest. Only one essay per student will be accepted.
Apply at: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/we-the-students-rules-and-regluations/ 
Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Five high school juniors or seniors (or home-schooled students aged 16-18) can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school or public library! Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher (or a parent/legal guardian for home-schooled students) on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year’s competition book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Topics
Select one of the following five topics:

Huck and Jim are the novel’s protagonists, but can they also be called heroes? What qualities do they possess that make them such? How do they prove themselves through their actions?
The dialect used in the book, particularly the racial slurs, has long been controversial. How does the use of dialect add to or take away from the book as a work of literature? Give examples.
How does Huck’s attitude toward Jim change over the course of the novel? Discuss some incidents that illustrate the evolution of their relationship.
Huck begins with enormous disadvantages. He is orphaned and abused, often homeless, and poorly educated. What personality traits, skills, and talents help him to rise above his circumstances?
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been banned from a number of schools across the nation. Critics cite the immoral behavior of the characters and racism as reasons to keep the book away from students. What are your reactions to these criticisms? What arguments can you give against banning the book?

For rules and application go to: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/signet-essay-contest/
Make the U Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Show academic excellence and demonstrate dedication to community service.
Applications can be found by going to:
AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Be currently enrolled full-time in an American College, technical institute, or high school senior planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2019.
Applications can be found by going to:
North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2018
Must be a U.S. Citizen. Be enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/University within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11374/north_american_van_lines_logistics_scholarship_scholarship.php.
Dolman Law Group Scholarship
Deadline: December 29, 2018
Be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarsips.org/scholarship/11192/dolman_law_group_scholarship_scholarhsip.php
 
SBO Essay Scholarship Contest
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Be planning on attending a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10084/sbo_essay_scholarship_contest_scholarship.php
10 Words or Less Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_les_scholarship_scholarship.php
HP Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Be a eligible resident of the 50 United States and DC. Be 13 years or older at the time of entry.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarship.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php
NCWIT Award For Aspirations in Computing
Deadline: November 12, 2018
 Be a female that is 13 years of age or older. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. of is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12511/ncwit_award_for_aspirations_in_computing_scholarship.php
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Be a legal resident of the 50 United States. Be between the ages of 18-24.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12674/dr_pepper_tuition_giveaway_scholarship.php
Edison Scholarship
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Must be a high school senior and show financial need, have a 3.0 GPA, live in Southern California Edison's service territory and plan to attend a four-year college or university and pursue studies in science, technology, engineering or math(STEM)
Apply now at edisonscholars.com
Fast Water Heater Academic Scholarship
Deadline: September 18th 
Applicant must be a full-time student attending an accredited university or community college in the United States or Canada for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an engineering, mechanical systems or energy efficiency related field with an interest in building sciences will be given higher priority, however, we welcome students interested in other degrees to apply as well.
Honorsgradu Scholarship
Deadline: April 28, 2019
 
The reason Honors Grad U was originally started was to provide resources to teachers and students to give back to the education community (see About page). How else can we better education than by putting our money where our mouth is? Namely: investing in our students!

With this scholarship, we are saying “we believe in you” and to prove it, we’re directly contributing to future leaders through this scholarship. We want to help as many people as possible, which is why we decided to offer five $10,000 scholarships awards that will go directly toward their college tuition fees.
Students need help to find scholarships and who is better equipped to do that than their teachers, counselors and mentors? We couldn’t think of anyone better, so we have an easy system of sharing in place–all circling around the handouts that we’ve created to catch students’ attention. You can:

Fill out this form to request an email or mailed letter to be sent to your school for more information
Put digital copies of the checklist on your school blog, website, or scholarship directory
Put printed copies of the checklist in your classroom, office, or bulletin boards

For more information go to: http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/scholarship-faqs/
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 4, 2019
 

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • 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); and
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
Richard and Virginia Hunsaker Scholarship
Qualities emphasized in the selection process include a student’s ability to effectively
communicate how he/she has: made a difference in the community; taken initiative and
shown commitment to an issue or organization(s); successfully collaborated with others;
reflected upon and grown from past experiences; and applied experiences in one arena to
another context. 
Students selected as Hunsaker Scholars receive scholarship awards ranging from $4,000 to
total cost, based upon demonstrated financial need, as determined by the University of
Redlands Office of Student Financial Services, using data from the FAFSA. Finalists who
interview for the scholarship will receive an additional $1,000 scholarship. Students who
are selected as Hunsaker Scholars but do not demonstrate financial need receive a $4,000
scholarship in addition to any Redlands Achievement Scholarship she/he may have already
received. 
To apply go to the University of Redlands Website.
Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019.

Recipients will receive two non-renewable scholarships - a conference scholarship to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference and an academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students. The application is due November 30, 2018, at 11:59 PM CT.
 
Flourish Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2018
 
The Flourish Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.

To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:

A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
 
 
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Deadline: December 5, 2018
 
To be eligible for the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships:

A. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must be ages 5-25 and meet the age requirement by Oct. 5, 2018.

B. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

C. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who reside in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii only.

D. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members.

E. If applicant is selected as a potential national Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship recipient or regional Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Honoree, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student's parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights.

F. Scholarship funds awarded to winners must be used for tuition and related fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at an accredited post-secondary education institution.
 
 
California Dream ACT
Deadline: March 2, 2019
 
The California Dream Act allows students interested in attending eligible California Colleges, Universities and Career Education programs to apply for state financial aid. 
 
KCCD Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2019
 
Bakersfield College (BC) is proud to offer nearly 300 unique scholarship and award opportunities to its students thanks to the generous support of the Bakersfield College Foundation and numerous private donors. Applying for scholarships at BC is easy and done completely online through the KCCD Scholarship Portal.
 
Corti Family Agricultural Fund Scholarship
Deadline: March 15th 
You must be a high school senior attending, or graduates of, a high school located within Kern County, California. Plan to major in Agricultural or an Agriculture-related field. Must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA. Application is available at www.csascholars.org/corti  

Build a better California with a PG&E scholarship

 

At PG&E, we're focused on California's future. PG&E has a wide range of scholarships to help the next generation of Californians succeed and innovate in both STEM-based and other disciplines.

 

More than 200 scholarships were made available last year. These STEM-focused or Employee Resource Group-sponsored scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000.

 

Eligibility guidelines

 

Applicants for ALL of the scholarships listed below must:

  • 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 apply
  • Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California

Scholarships: note specific eligibility considerations

PG&E Employee Resource Group Scholarships

 

Each of the scholarships below are supported in part by PG&E and through fundraising and contributions made by members of these employee groups and employees. These groups bring our communities together by promoting and celebrating diversity and inclusion and helping create a bridge to connect with our customers.

 

Access Network Employee Resource Group: $3,000 scholarships

This employee group supports the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the PG&E workforce, and supports customers and community members who have disabilities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to medical, psychology or physical therapy emphasis.

 

Asian Employee Resource Group: $2,000-$3,000 scholarships (college-bound high school seniors only)

This employee group provides an effective forum for members to enhance skills, knowledge and experience. All majors eligible; encouragement given to engineering, IT, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.

 

Black Employee Resource Group: $1,000-$5,000 scholarships

This employee group is dedicated to cultivating and maintaining an energized network of professionals in support of African American culture focusing on career and professional development, mentoring and community outreach. All majors eligible; encouragement given to STEM, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.

 

Latino Employee Resource Group: $1,000-$2,000 scholarships

This employee group's mission to inspire Latinos to achieve their full potential at all levels within PG&E and the community, emphasizing leadership development, quality service, youth achievement and appreciation for cultural diversity. All majors eligible; none required.

 

Legacy Employee Resource Group: $3,000 scholarships

This group strives to share the experience, knowledge and perspective of employees who have tenure or bring tenure to PG&E. All majors eligible; encouragement given to continuing students in certificate programs related to supporting senior communities.

 

NuEnergy Employee Resource Group: $1,000-$5,000 scholarships (For continuing students only; high school seniors not eligible)

This group is for new PG&E employees and serves to engage, inspire and onboard recent employees through social networking, community volunteering and professional development opportunities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to engineering, IT, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.

PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group: $6,000 scholarships (for high school or community college graduates between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2019 only)

The mission of the PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group is to promote a safe and equal environment for PG&E Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally employees, while contributing to larger company objectives. All majors eligible; none required.

 

PLEASE NOTE: PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group uses a separate application form because its application is in partnership with several companies. This scholarship application does not require completion of the general 2019 Employee Resource Group scholarship application.

 

Pacific Service Employees Association: $1,000 scholarships (for PG&E employee dependents only)

Pacific Service Employees Association provides scholarship opportunities reserved solely to the dependents of PG&E employees who promote community involvement in the areas where they live.

 

Samahan-Filipino Employee Resource Group: $1,000-$2,000 scholarships (college-bound high school seniors only)

This group promotes social and educational aspects of Filipino-American culture and heritage among its members and to all PG&E employees. All majors eligible; none required.

 

Veterans Employee Resource Group: $5,000+ scholarships

This employee group shares a vision of excellence through leadership focusing on veteran advocacy within PG&E and in our service area communities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to STEM or energy-related emphasis.

 

Women's Network Employee Resource Group: $3,000-$5,000 scholarships (college-bound high school seniors only)

This group promotes, develops and celebrates the community of women working at PG&E. The group is active in many nonprofit organizations devoted to professional development, environmental stewardship and women-focused issues. Eligible majors: non-medical science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business, public policy

 

The 2019 Scholarship Program opens December 17, 2018 and closes February 4, 2019.


APPLY NOW

 

To learn more about the range of available scholarships and to begin your application, go here:https://www.pge.com/scholarships

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St. John's College Scholarship                                   
 
The college is offering scholarships for: Our unique undergraduate program. Our Masters of Arts in Liberal Arts. Our Masters in Eastern Classics. The Scholarships will cover the full cost of tuition and room and board on our gorgeous 260 acre Santa Fe, NM campus.

For more information please contact the Admissions Office at: santafe.admissions@sjc.edu or call 1-800-331-5232 for more details
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
 
You must identify as female. You must be planning to attend full time. Transcripts must be in English. Accredited programs are based on ABET accreditation for colleges and universities in the U.S. and internationally. The list of SWE-approved programs is the same list as the ABET-accredited programs in engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), and technology. 

For the application go to: https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp
 NOR Scholarship
Deadline is April 3rd

Here is a direct link to the application:

https://www.norchamber.org/scholarship-application

It can also be found on our website: www.NORchamber.org 

or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/northoftheriver/