Open Scholarships & Opportunities for CHS Students
Updated: 2/11/16
Scholarships come in throughout the year. Check this list frequently for updates. New additions are in
bold. Local ones say “local”. Hard copies (if available) are in the scholarship binder in the counseling
office. When you apply to colleges, check their sites or financial aid office for scholarships they may
have for prospective students! In addition, some good scholarship sites
are:www.scholarshipsacramento.com; www.fastweb.com; www.studentscholarships.org;
www.scholarships.com; www.tuitionfundingsources.com; www.niche.com
Deadline
2/13/15
in Sac.
2/19/15
2/22/16
2/26/16
2/27/16
Name
AMDA
Auditions and
Scholarships
$1000-18000
*local*
Eta Gamma
Omega Chapter
of Alpha Kappa
Alpha Sorority,
Inc.
Scholarships
$500-$2500
*local*
Grade
Level
12
12
Active 20-30
Greater
Sacramento
#1032
Scholarships
5-$500-$1000
*local*
Future
Foundation of
Sacramento
Scholarships
Up to $25,000
local
12
Asian Pacific
State
Employees
Association
(APSEA)
Scholarships
Amt. varies
12
10
Criteria
Auditions for actors, dancers, singers interested in the
American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC or LA.
Contact 800-367-7908 for more information.
Preference given to African American and other
underrepresented groups.
Based on academic achievement, dedication, and
school/community service.
Will need letter of rec. from school and community
Must also apply for Ronald McDonald House Charities
Scholarship (www.rmhc.org); due 1/20/15. Flyers available in
Career Center or Counseling office scholarship binder.
Apply online at: http://www.etagammaomega.org
Senior female with GPA 3.0 or higher
Community Service/Volunteer
Planning to attend community college or 4 year college or
university
Must reside in Sacramento county, Davis, Granite Bay,
Rocklin, Lincoln, Roseville, or West Sacramento.
Applications in the Career Center or Counseling office.
Scholarships for 10th graders who:
Are low income
Min. 3.0 GPA
1st generation to go to college in family
Plan to earn a BA or BS degree or higher
Willing to work with a mentor
Apply at: www.futurefoundationsacramento.org
Several scholarships. Some have specific criteria such as
service to the Asian/Pacific Islander community or lowincome or planning to go to a vocational program; others do
not. Check website for more details.
Apply online at: www.apseafoundation.org
2/29/16
2/29/16
*local*
Buick
Achievers
Scholarship
Program
Up to $25,000
Chen
Foundation
Scholarship
Program
10-$2000
12
12
2/29/16
Taiwanese
American
Scholarship
Fund
20-$2500
12
3/1/16
Northern CA
Publishers and
Authors
$1000
12
3/1/16
Sacramento
Women in
NAACP
(WIN)
Scholarships
$200-$500
*local*
Directing
Change Video
Contest
Sons of Italy
Western
Foundation
Scholarships
$500-$5000
12
3/1/16
Sons of Italy
Western
Foundation
Italian
Language
Study Grants
12
3/4/16
Sacramento
County Dept.
12
3/1/16
3/1/16
9-12
12
High school seniors planning to go to a four year college or
university.
Planning to study engineering, technology, or design; with
an interest in automotive industry.
Apply at: www.buickachievers.com
High school seniors in CA
Plan to attend a CSU or community college full time
Min. GPA 3.0
Low income
Open to all majors and ethnicities
Apply at www.apcf.org/scholarships
US citizen and descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
High school senior or first year college student
Plan to attend a university or college full time in fall
Min. GPA 3.0
Low income
Apply at: www.apcf.org/scholarships
Open to northern CA seniors.
College-bound senior planning to study publishing,
journalism, writing or communications. Pick up flyer in
Career Center or Counseling office.
Apply at: https://noralpa.org
For youth who have turned negative occurrences into
positive victories; have succeeded in school and are going to
college. All races welcome.
Autobiographical essay
Min. GPA 2.0
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office.
Create a 60 second film about suicide prevention or mental
health. Go to www.directingchange.org/schools for more
information.
Open to students in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls,
Oregon. 200 word essay required.
Must by partly or wholly of Italian ancestry.
Student must be planning to attend college or trade school in
the fall.
Apply at: www.sonsofitaly.org or pick up an application from
the counseling office Scholarship Binder.
Open to seniors who want to study Italian for a month in Italy
Summer 2016.
Must have taken a foreign language in high school.
Must be planning to attend college or trade school fall 2016.
Must be partially or wholly of Italian descent.
Apply at: www.sonsofitaly.org or pick up an application from
the counseling office Scholarship Binder.
For low-income students in Sacramento county, planning to
go to community college, 4 year college, or trade school.
3/4/16
3/4/16
3/5/16
of Human
Assistance
Scholarships
*local*
F3 Education
Awards
Photography
Contest
5-$1000
F3 Education
Awards Essay
Contest
5-$1000
Pre-Medical
Youth
Conference
*local/free
Min. GPA 2.5
500 word essay-choice of 4 topics
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office
11/12
Photography contest on topic of Diversity, Collaboration,
Achievement. Open to CA residents. See website for details.
Apply at: http://www.f3law.com/foundation
12
700 word essay on “Why Education Matters”. Open to CA
seniors. Apply at: https://www.f3law.com/foundation
9-12
Interested in a medical career? Sign up for this FREE
conference at UC Davis for high school students! Get
information about medical careers, witness a suture, and
learn how to measure blood pressure. Conference is Sat.
4/2, from 9:30-4:30 at UC Davis Geidt Hall. Register online
at: www.phideatucd.weebly.com or
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CIPn8H06b5okpwdm5KtRf7Sx5UogOYAgYNI8uYZzkw/viewform
3/7/16
VIP Women in
Technology
Scholarship
(WITS)
Up to $2500
*local*
12
3/7/16
SAFE Credit
Union
Scholarships
10-$1000
*local*
12
3/12/15
Northern CA
Cherry
Blossom
Festival
Scholarship
2-$2000
PSR(Physician
s for Social
Responsibility)
Scholarship
Essay Contest
12-$250-$3000
*local*
Society of
American
Military
Engineeers
12
3/13/16
3/14/16
12
12
Planning to go to two or four year college/university
Planning a career in computer science or related field
Min. GPA 3.0
Community service and/or extracurricular activities
1000 word essay
Pick up application from Career Center or Counseling
office.
For seniors in Sacramento area.
Min. GPA 3.0
Based on academic achievement, financial need, personal
statement, letters of rec. and community involvement.
Pick up application from Career Center or Counseling
office.
Must be a senior of Japanese descent in Northern CA.
2 short essays
Min. GPA 2.5
Applications at Career Center or Counseling office.
Open to seniors in Sacramento county and surrounding
counties – see website for list.
500 word Essay on “Peace can only last where human rights
are respected, where the people are fed, and where
individuals and nations are free”. Pick up a flyer in the
Career Center or Counseling office or apply online at:
www.sacpsr.org
Scholarships available for seniors and current college
students. Awarded by Sacramento Post of SAME.
US citizen
Planning to pursue a degree in engineering, architecture,
3/15/16
(SAME)
$1000-$2000
Ten awards
*local*
Italian Catholic
Federation
Scholarships
$400
mathematics, physics, or earth sciences.
Pick up application from Career Center or Counseling.
12
3/15/16
Cabrillo Civic
Club #5
*local*
$500
12
3/25/16
CAA/ESA
Youth
Scholarship
Program
$1000-$8500
12
3/31/16
Sacramento
Portuguese
Historical and
Cultural
Society
$500-$1000
Sierra College
Scholarships
*local*
12
Sacramento
Cty. Farm
Bureau
Scholarships
$500-$1000
*local*
Sacramento
Area Fire
Fighters Local
522 *local*
4-$500
12
Don Nottoli
Scholarship
*local-CHS*
12
3/31/16
4/1/16
4/1/16
4/6/16
12
12
Must be Roman Catholic and Italian or have parent or
grandparent who is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation.
Min. GPA 3.2
Apply at: www.icf.org or pick up an application in the Career
Center or Counseling office Scholarship Binder.
Portuguese descent/US citizen or permanent resident
Min. 3.50 GPA
Participated in 3 extracurricular activities
Planning to attend college, university or trade school
Include transcript and 3 letters of recommendation
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office or go
online: http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship.asp
Parent or guardian must be a full-time employee of a police,
sheriff, or fire department, or a volunteer firefighter.
Student must be planning to go to college or university.
500-1000 word essay on “What it means to me to have my
parent or guardian involved in securing our community”.
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office.
Portuguese ancestry
Min. 3.0 GPA
Minimum 300 word essay about your Portuguese heritage
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office
For students planning to attend Sierra College! Must apply
to Sierra College, then go through Scholarship Manager site
or through you’re mySierra acct. to the Financial Aid tab.
The application link is in the scholarship section. More
information at: http://www.sierracollege.edu/studentservices/financial-aid/scholarships/index.php
3 scholarships: 2 for students intending to study an
agricultural field of study in college; one scholarship for a
child whose parents are employed in production agriculture
in Sacamento county. Pick up packet in Career Center or
Counseling office.
Two scholarships students in area high schools; plus two
scholarships for sons/daughters of Local 522 members.
500 word essay on “Life in the Firehouse Between Emergency
Calls”. Applicants encouraged to visit a firehouse to get
information. Applications in the Career Center or Counseling
office Scholarship Binder.
Based on leadership and community service in at least one
club/program in school or community
Financial need – low income
$2500-5000
Min. GPA 3.0/Need SAT or ACT scores
Personal statement needed
Applications in Career Center or Counseling; DUE to Ms.
Evans by 3 pm on 4/6/16.
4/8/16
Daniel
Campbell
Ford
Scholarship
2-$1000
*local*
12
4/8/16
Coach Jones
Scholarship
$1000 *localCHS only*
12
4/8/16
Catherine J.
Fidel
Scholarship
$500-$1000
*local-CHS
only*
Cesar Chavez
Youth
Leadership
Conference at
UC Davis
8-3 pm
*local*
Rancho
Cordova
Community
Pride
Scholarship
$500 *local*
Gary and
Janie Sorg
Family
Scholarship
$1000,
renewable for
one yr. *local
CHS only*
Student-View
Scholarship
Program
13-$500-$4000
12
4/9/16
4/13/16
4/15/16
4/22/16
6-12+
Current
College
students
12
12
12
One scholarship for student in Rancho Cordova and one for
student in Folsom.
500 word essay about a person who has made a sacrifice to
provide you with greater opportunity
Financial Need
Pick up application from Career Center or Counseling
office.
Leadership and community service
Be involved in a sport at CHS
Financial need – low income
Min. GPA 3.0
ACT or SAT scores
Pick up application from Career Center, Counseling,
Athletic Director
Must be planning to go to two or four year
college/university
Min. GPA 2.5
500-750 word essay on family values.
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling office.
Free conference for students and parents
College Information and Career Workshops
Financial Aid, Scholarship and Admissions Workshops
Live entertainment
College Fair
Free Admission and Parking
Contact: [email protected]
Must live in Rancho Cordova
Min. GPA 3.0
Good citizenship and service
700 word essay about you and your service
Pick up application in Career Center or Counseling or
apply online at: scholarship.cityofranchocordova.org
For a CHS student interested in attending one of the Los
Rios Colleges (FLCC, ARC, CRC, SCC) to study:
Agriculture, culinary, education , geology, horticulture, or
law enforcement
Min. GPA 2.0; 500-750 word essay
Pick up flyer from Career Center, Counseling office, Ag
teacher or culinary teacher.
Log onto www.student-view.com and take a survey about
colleges in your area. Scholarships awarded by random
drawing. Scholarship winner to be announced in May 2016.
6/1/16
Aspiring
Fashion
Professional
Scholarship
$1000
6/1/16
Aspiring
Animation
Professional
Scholarship
$1000
Deadlines Fashion
vary
Institute of
Design and
Merchandising
(FIDM)
Scholarships
12
Seniors who are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an
accredited post-secondary school or college.
Apply at: www.fashion-schools.org
12
Seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path at an
accredited post-secondary school or college.
Apply at: http://www.animationcareerreview.com
12
FIDM offers many full and partial scholarships for students
who apply there. Go to their website at:
fidm.edu/go/fidmscholarships for details.
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CHS scholarships 2-11-16