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COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION♦        

Deadline: OCTOBER 31, 2021 @ 5 PM EST

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholar Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to HS students across the US through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.  Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by 10/31/21 @ 5 pm Eastern time.
Find details and the online application @:  https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
 
 
 

       

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CHEVRON CORP. 2021 BLACK HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP♦

 

Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021 by 5 pm

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This scholarship program is a great opportunity for college bound seniors to receive funding to further advance their educational goals.

 

Criteria and eligibility:

  • Scholarships will be awarded to HS seniors who demonstrated academic achievement with a 2.5 or higher GPA, performed community service and demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Each student must complete the below application packet & submit a 500-750 word typed essay along with an up-to-date transcript.
  • Students must attend a public school in Alameda, Contra Costa counties (excluding Richmond, El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo as they are serviced by the Richmond Refinery BHAC)
  • Open to public schools.
 

We look forward to partnering with your high school on this great opportunity. Please direct all questions or inquiries to Scholarship Application or contact Mary Wilson at (925) 842-6409

 

 

CALVIN COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP♦

 

Deadline: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by 5 pm EST

 

Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the Fall of 2022 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

A complete description of the scholarship's criteria is available at www.coolidgescholars.org/selection-criteria.

 

 

 

 

 

BAY AREA ALL-STAR SCHOLARSHIP TEAM (BAASST)

 

Deadline: FEBRUARY 5, 2021

 

The Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team (BAASST) is a partnership established in 1996 by the Oakland Athletics, Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Earthquakes and San Jose Sharks. The Oakland A's will award one (1) student attending an Alameda County public high school with a $5,000 scholarship. Please contact your school counselor or college preparatory advisor for more information. 

 

ITALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline: MARCH 15, 2021

 

One of the many programs of the Federation is to offer college scholarships to further the education of students who achieve a total cumulative GPA (3 ½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements in either #1 or #2: 1) Are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established.  Or 2) if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established – membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for #2.

We invite you and interested students to go to our Web site:  www.icf.org and download the application. 

The application deadline is March 15, 2021.

 

 

THE CIRKLED IN SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline: MARCH 31, 2021

 

Cirkled In is offering a $2500 scholarship grant to one outstanding High School student (Grades 9-12).

  • No income of GPA requirements and not long essay.
  • $2,500 award - you can use it immediately after receiving it.
  • Use for any educational need
 
How to apply:
 
 

THE SOLEDAD FERNANDEZ SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline: MARCH 31, 2021

 

The $5000 Soledad Fernandez Scholarship is endowed by the Cora and Pablo Tellez family who were inspired by Soledad Fernandez's "zest for life and love for her family" among other qualities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Of Filipino descent  (full to 50% Filipino)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Reside and attend high school in the SF Bay Area
  • If selected, attend an award ceremony and luncheon with the scholarship benefactors, and
  • The following year, attend the luncheon for the next recipient
 
If you'd like to receive the Paper copy & mail it in, please contact me @ yolivas@slzusd.org
and I will email it to you.
 

 

 

 

 

♦EPSILON PHI ZETA SCHOLARSHIP♦        

Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

The Epsilon Phi Zeta Foundation and Epsilon Phi Zeta Chapter are pleased to offer scholarships of $1000 to applicants meeting the Eligibility Requirements.  The scholarship award will be paid upon proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university.

Applications must be completed online ONLY through this link: Scholarship Application. 

To learn more about the Epsilon Phi Zeta Educational Foundation, visit our website at https://www.zetaseastbay.org/foundation.html

 

STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM♦        

Deadline: April 22nd, 2021

 

The 2021 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $13,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  The program includes:

  • One $5,000 scholarship
  • Three $1,000 scholarships
  • Ten $500 scholarships
 
It's quick and easy to apply:
  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application forms
Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.

 

 

THE LAW OFFICES OF DR. BILL LaTOUR SCHOLARSHIP♦        

Deadline: April 30th, 2021

 

We are excited to announce our annual $1,000 scholarship, which is available to college students in California who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in a 2-year college or 4- year university with a GPA of at least 3.0.

Eligibility and application details are below:

  • Applicants must be college students in California, with a GPA of at least 3.0, who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in a 2-year college or 4- year university.
  • One student will be selected to receive $1,000 in scholarship funds based on their winning essay response.
  • To enter, applicants are encouraged to submit via form on our website.
  • The deadline for submissions is April 30th, 2021. The winner will be notified individually and announced on our social media between May 17th-21st, 2021.
 
Here is the link to the application page on our website: https://www.drbilllatouratty.com/the-disability-advocate-scholarship/.

SAN LORENZO UNIFIED - CSEA SCHOLARSHIP♦        

Deadline: April 30th, 2021

 

2021 Higher Education Scholarship Opportunity.

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior enrolled & accepted in a Technical or Vocational school, Community college, or University. (Parent/Legal Guardian must be an active CSEA Chapter 692 member)     OR
  • 2nd - 4th year college student continuing your studies in one of the above mentioned schools (And IRS Dependent of active CSEA Chapter 692 member)    OR
  • You are an Active (dues-paying) member of CSEA, Chapter #692 wishing to continue your education on a degree track at one of the above mentioned schools

 

If you qualify, or know of a student who meets the above requirements and is interested in applying for this scholarship: PLEASE email Yvette Olivas in the Counseling Office (Yolivas@slzusd.org) & she will forward you the application, attach a copy of your current unofficial transcript and return it with a 500 word, typed essay to:

Marlene Garcia-CSEA Secretary

Attn: Scholarship Committee

50 E. Lewelling Blvd.

San Lorenzo, CA  94580

(510)317-3131

 

 

 

CSEA CHAPTER 692 LEAH ROTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP♦        

Deadline: April 30th, 2021

SLZUSD CSEA Chapter 692 is proud to present our 2021 Scholarship Application.

CRITERIA:

  • Graduating High School Senior
  • Enrolled & Accepted in a Technical or Vocational School, Community College, or University; (Parent/Legal Guardian must be an active CSEA Chapter #692 member)   OR
  • 2nd - 4th year college student continuing your studies in one of the above mentioned schools (And IRS Dependent of active CSEA Chapter 692 member)    OR
  • You are an Active (dues-paying) member of CSEA, Chapter #692 wishing to continue your education on a degree track at one of the above mentioned schools

 

If you qualify, or know of a student who meets the above requirements and is interested in applying for this scholarship: PLEASE email Yvette Olivas in the Counseling Office (Yolivas@slzusd.org) & she will forward you the application, attach a copy of your current unofficial transcript and return it with a 500 word, typed essay to:

Marlene Garcia-CSEA Secretary

Attn: Scholarship Committee

50 E. Lewelling Blvd.

San Lorenzo, CA  94580

(510)317-3131

Or you may scan all completed documents to - mgarcia@slzusd.org

 

 

 

 

PB & J SCHOLARSHIPT♦        

Deadline: May 31, 2021

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.

When in doubt, students are encouraged to apply; this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.

What's need to apply?  Application, transcript and 1 letter of recommendation required (2 preferred).

How to apply?? Visit bit.ly/pbjscholarship2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIRKLED IN SCHOLARSHIP♦        

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The Cirkled In Scholarship - No income or GPA requirements and no long essay, $2,500 award - you can use it immediately after receiving it, Use for any educational need. 

How to Apply: Create a FREE account on www.cirkledin.com then click the "Apply Now" button.

*Bay Area College Success Network Free Virtual College Application Advising For Bay Area Students*

ScholarMatch is accepting applications for a limited number of additional students to join our Virtual Destination College advising program. This program provides free, individualized high-touch virtual advising services to low-income high school seniors all across the country.

 

Students work 1:1 throughout the college application process with a highly trained volunteer college coach via text, phone call, video call and more. Coaches work with students on everything from college applications to FAFSA and CSS Profile submission, award letter review, scholarship applications, and more.

To apply, students must complete our interest form and demonstrate strong interest and commitment to this program. While we will consider any student who demonstrates a high-level of interest in this program, below is the profile of student we will prioritize:

                      

  • Lives outside of San Francisco, and may not have access to other advising programs or college application support
  • 4-year college bound (traditionally our virtual students have 3.0+ unweighted GPAs, but we value student interest and need above academic profile)
  • Annual family income of less than $80,000  
  • Would be the first in their family to attend a 4-year college