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Scholarship Information- Arranged by dates due.

 

 

 September

 
Quest Bridge - 
The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Due September 27th

 

Gates Scholarship
Applicant must have an outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class). Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities) Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.).   Due September 15th

 

October

 

Dell Scholarships
Amount: $20,000 for upto 6 years

 2.4 gpa & Above,High School students having financial need, wanting to attend 4 year college

 Application process: https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/

 Opens Oct.1,2018 Deadline - December 1, 2018

 

 

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Amount: $1,000-3,000

Criteria: Hispanic, 3.0 gpa or higher

 

Make the U (Haze la U) 

Amount : up to $3,500

 Application Process:https

 Criteria: Hispanic student, Academic Excellence, Community Service

 Deadline: October 15, 2018

 

 

 AES Scholarship - A  high grade point average is not the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Award is $500 and Application is due October 6th http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

 

 Dr Pepper Tution Giveaway

 Amount: Varies

 Applicarion Process: http://www.drpeppertuition.com/

 Deadline: Oct 17, 2018

 

 

Latino College Expo

 Amount: Varies

 Criteria: Essay and MUST attend Expo 10/14/17 @ Quiet Cannon, Montebello, Cal.

 Must write essay on "Why is a college education important to me"

 Application Process: www.thecollegeexpo.org

 Deadline: Oct 25, 2018 LA expo

 


Students Think STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Ag, Math)College Expo

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: Essay; MUST attend Expo @ LA Trade Tech College Center

 Application Process: www.thecollegeexpo.org

 Deadline: October 25, 2018, LA Expo

 
 
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship-
Applicant must be a high school scholar athlete who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, participated in high school athletics and has a strong record of leadership and community service. Due October 2nd
 
 
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship 
Applicant must be a senior who is a U.S citizen, U.S. National, or Permanent Resident who plans to attend an accredited U.S college/university and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Scholarship candidates should have a strong record of community service, extra-curricular activities and leadership. Due October 31, 2017 
 
Horatio Alger Scholarship   
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 of higher, strong record of extra-curricular activities, community service, financial need and a United States citizen.  Applicant should display integrity/perseverance in overcoming adversity and demonstrate a strong commitment to their college education. Due October 25th  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

 

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest

 Amount: $30,000 - 1st Place Prize; $15,000 – 2nd Place Prize;$2,000 State level

 Criteria: A 3-5 min original written essay then recorded in English on audio tape

 Subject for essay:“Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History/Future”

 Application Process: https://vfworg-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Voice-of-Democracy-Entry-Form-Fillable.pdf?v=1&d=20180904T165737Z&la=en

 Deadline: Oct 31, 2018

 

 

Edison Scholars

Amount: 40,000
Criteria: Majoring in a STEM studies( Sci.,Tech,Engineering or Math) 
Application Process:
https://www.scholarsapply.org/edisonscholars/ 
Deadline: Open 10/1 - December 14, 2018

 

Burger king Scholarhip 

Amount: $1,000 - 5,000
Criteria: High School,gpa 2.0-4.0. any major, first 50,000 applicatants 
Application Process: http://www.burgerkingscholarship.com/financial-aid/burger-king-application/
Deadline: Open Oct 15- Dec. 15,2018

 

 

November

 

 Soroptimist International of Visalia   - Transitional age girls 17 thru 21 years of age, residing in Tulare County, who are pursuing an education beyond High School and who lack family or other more traditional support systems.  Potential recipients may be young women leaving the Foster Care System, survivors of human trafficking or domestic violence or have overcome other difficult barriers such as homelessness or substance abuse. $1000 Due November 15, 2018

 

 

The Dream US Scholarship-  Amount $12,000-$25,000   DACA students, GPA 2.5- 4.0  Deadline OPENS November 1, 2018

http://usascholarships.com/the-dream-us-scholarship/ 

 

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

 

Amount: $30,000 over 4yrs.

 Criteria: Minority students High School Graduate, SAT or ACT scores

 Application Process: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/?ep_mid=11429444&ep_rid=311466373

 Deadline: Opens Nov. 1,2018 -February 1, 2019

 
 
 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

Amount: Funding up to $40,000 a year
Criteria: Undocumented students can apply also, 4 yr college; GPA 3.5+; top 15% SAT/ACT; fin need; income up to $95,000
Application Process: www.jkcf.org/scholarships
Deadline: Opens Sep. 6 - Nov. 20, 2018
 
 

Fisher Talwar Legal Inspritional Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Criteria: GPA 3.0 High School Senior going to College
Application Process: http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/
Deadline: Nov. 15,2018



Elk’s National Foundation 2018/2019 Most Valuable Student

Amount: $1,000 - $15,000 per year – varies
Criteria: Financial need; Seniors with leadership qualities
Application Process: www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm
Deadline: November 15, 2018



National FFA Scholarship

Amount: $1,000-1,500
Criteria: FFA Member, or non member majoring in Ag related fields.
Application Process: https://www.ffa.org/scholarships
Deadline: Open Nov.15,2018- Feb. 1,2019



National DHIA Scholarship Program (Dairy Herd Information Association)

Amount: $1,000
Criteria: Immediate family member/ DHIA test or family member of DHIA employ
Application Process: http://www.dhia.org/scholarship.asp
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018



Education Matters Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Criteria: high school student , write a 250 word essay on Education Matters.
Application Process: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2018



Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Amount: $1,000 - 500 Plus a trip to United States Hispanic Leadership Institute in Chicago
Criteria: Seniors with Leadership qualities, must be accepted for enrollment full-time 2 or 4 year college.
Application Process: https://www.ushli.org/2018/08/20/scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders-now-available-for-2019-2020/
Deadline: November 30, 2018



Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Amount $500-5,000
Criteria: Hispanic Student 3.0-4.0 GPA
Application Process: https://www.hsf.net/
Deadline: November 30, 2018

 

 

Soroptimist Club International of Visalia

Amount: $ 1,000
Criteria: Young Women leaving the Foster Care System, human trafficking victim, Domestic Violence or Homelessness. 
Application Process: See Ms. Newkirk
Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Fisher Talwar Legal Inspritional Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 
Criteria: GPA 3.0 High School Senior going to College
Application Process: http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/ 
Deadline: Nov. 15,2018

 

 Education Matters Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Criteria: high school student , write a 250 word essay on Education Matters.
Application Process: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2018
 
 

December

Fresno State President's Honors Scholarship (Smittcamp)

Amount: Varies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.8 high school GPA
  • Ranking in the top 10 percent of your high school graduating class
  • Combined SAT score of 1800 or ACT average score of 27 in English and Mathematics

In order to qualify for admission, you must be a first-time freshman who has not been enrolled full-time at any institution of higher learning (i.e., community college or any four-year university).

Three applications are mandatory in order to be considered for the President’s Honors Scholarship:

  • California State University Undergraduate Admission Application – October 1, through November 30
  • Fresno State Scholarships Application – deadline: December 12
  • Smittcamp Family Honors College President’s Honors Scholarship Application – deadline: December 12

Application Deadline: December 7

Application: Online http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/honors/application/index.html

 

Educational Employees Credit Union Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Eligibility Requirements:

Currently enrolled full-time in an accredited high school as a senior; or, provide documentation of completion of high school (high school transcript or GED certification); or on an account and you are selected to receive a grant, you will be required to open an account as a primary member before the

grant funds may be awarded.

Currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school (provide all official transcripts); or, planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary school (provide all official transcripts); or

Currently home-schooled and/or attend a non-accredited private school (provide all official transcripts and photocopy of ACT and/or SAT scores).

Application Deadline: December 13

Application: http://www.myeecu.org/home/resources/mycommunity/student-grant-program

 

The AXA Achievement Scholarship

Amount: $10,000 and $25,000

Eligibility Requirements:

High school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.

Application Deadline: The 2014 program will be accepting applications from September 5 until 10,000 applications are submitted or 11:59 p.m. CST on December 15, whichever comes first.

Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date.

Apply early!

Application: Online https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/

 

EDISON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $10,000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Plan to be a full-time student majoring in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or computer science/information systems at a four-year college or university
  • Live in or attend a high school in the SCE service area
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to the students who are the first-generation college students or students who have overcome a significant obstacle or challenge

Application Deadline: December 1st 

Application:  https://www.edison.com/home/community/edison-scholars.html

 

 

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Amount: Up to $20,000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be entering college at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree
  • Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win)
  • Not be an officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an officer or director

Application Deadline: December 8th

Application: Online

https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about

 

 

Burger King Scholars Program

Amount: $1,000 - $50,000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

Application Deadline: December 15th 

Application    :https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/

 

 

January

"We Believe In Growing" Ag Expo EM Tharp 

Amount: $10,000 for a 4yr University Education $2,500 per year

 Criteria: 2 letters of recommendation ACT/SAT scores Ag Major.

 Application Process: https://www.worldagexpo.com/scholarships

 Deadline: January 19,2019

 

 

Discover Student Loan Scholarship Awards

 Amount $2,500 4 awards

 Criteria: High school senior Anyone can apply

 Application Process: https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/

 Deadline: January 31,2019

 

California Assn. of Collectors Education Fund 

Amount: 2,500 - 3 awards given

 Criteria: Write Essay on Prompt:700-1000 words "THE IMPORTANCE OF ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING GOOD CREDIT DURING COLLEGE YEARS"

 For Juniors and Sr. May apply.

 Application Process: http://www.cacesf.org/rules_app.html

 Deadline: Opens Jan. 2 2019 Deadline June 30

 

Western Womens Golf Foundation Scholarship 

Amount: $8,000 Renewable $ 2,000 a year for 4 years

 Criteria: Female High School Senior, any major, essay and 2 tiered application process, Preliminary and Final applications must be submitted.

 Application Process: http://www.wwga.org/WWGA.org/Scholarship_Information.html

 

 

DELL SCHOLARS PROGRAM - $20,000 DEADLINE: January, For seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program such as AVID and Upward Bound for a minimum of two years; have a minimum GPA of 2.4; demonstrated financial need (must fill out the FAFSA); plans to enter a 4-year college/university; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. http://www.dellscholars.org/

 
 
Table Grape Commission Scholarships 2 yr. College

Amount $3,500
Criteria: Parents work in the table Grape. Must submit online only
Application Process: https://www.grapesfromcalifornia.com/community-outreach/grants-and-scholarships/
Deadline: Nov 1 open deadline Jan. 18,2019



Table Grape Commission Scholarship 4yr College

Amount: $20,000
Criteria: Parents work in the table grape. Must submit online only
Application Process: https://www.grapesfromcalifornia.com/community-outreach/grants-and-scholarships/
Deadline: Open Nov 1, - deadline Jan. 18,2019 
 
 
 
 

Dairy Farmers of America Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Eligibility Requirements:

Scholarships are available to students pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field

  • Must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited degree program
  • Applicant’s commitment and passion for a career in the dairy industry, as demonstrated through responses to three essay questions
  • Extracurricular activities, awards, recognition and work experience
  • Academic achievement

Application Deadline: January 15 must include two letters of recommendation and the most recent high school or college transcript.

Application: Online  http://www.dfamilk.com/scholarships

 

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Amount: $10,000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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);
  • demonstrate financial need;
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be high school seniors attending high school in the United States, or any of the U.S. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible.
  • 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

Application Deadline: January 4th or when 25,000 applications have been received

Application: Online

For more information, visit https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

 

 Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Amount $500-5,000 
Criteria: Hispanic Student 3.0-4.0 GPA 
Application Process: https://www.hsf.net/

 Opens January 1-March 31,2019

 

 

 

  

PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Foundation Scholarship

 Amount: $5,000

Criteria: Any Hispanic student, High Academics, Leadership, Community Service

 Application Process: http://chavezfoundation.org/uploads/2017-18_PepsoCo_Cesar_Chavez_Scholarship_Application.pdf

 Deadline:OPENS JAN.1,2019

 

American Indian College Fund

 Amount: Varies

 Criteria: American Indian associated with a tribe

 Application Process:https

 Opens Januray 1, -May 31, 2018

 

 

Alert 1 scholarship 
Amount: $250
Criteria: Health Care for Senior Citizens, Health, Science majors
Application Process https://www.alert-1.com/company/scholarship/6747
Deadline: January 10, 2019

 

 

 February

National FFA Scholarship

Amount: $1,000-1,500

 Criteria: FFA Member, or non member majoring in Ag related fields.

 Application Process: https://www.ffa.org/scholarships

 Deadline: open Nov.15,2018- Feb. 1,2019

 

 

Association of Calif. Water Agencies Award

 

Amount: $3,500

 Criteria: High School senior in water, renewable energy, engineering related fields

 Application Process: http://www.acwa.com/content/scholarship/acwa-scholarship-application-and-guidelines

 Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018

 

 

 

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

 

Amount: $1,000

 Criteria: Child of a Migrant worker or a migrant worker(with mobility in past 3 year) Teaching Career, Scholastic Achievement, and Financial Need.

 Application Process: www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships

 Deadline: February 1, 2019

 

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

 

Amount: $30,000 over 4yrs.

 Criteria: Minority students High School Graduate, SAT or ACT scores

 Application Process: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/?ep_mid=11429444&ep_rid=311466373

 Deadline: Opens Nov. 1,2018 -February 1, 2019

 

 

eQuality Scolarship Collaborative

 Amount: $6,000

 Criteria: Recognize service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community

 Application Process: www.equalityscholarship.org

 Deadline: February 1, 2018

 

 

PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Foundation Scholarship

 Amount: $5,000

 Criteria: Any Hispanic student, High Academics, Leadership, Community Service

 Application Process: https://chavezfoundation.org/2018/09/07/pepsico-cesar-chavez-latino-scholarship-fund/

 Deadline:OPENS Feb 1,2019

 

 

 

 Hispanic Scholarship Fund

 

Amount: $500-5,000

 Criteria: Hispanic , 3.5 and above GPA

 Application Process: HSF.net/scholarship

 Deadline: Feb. 15,2019

 
 
 
 
PG&E Bright Minds

 

Amount: $2,000 - $20,000

 Criteria: Community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and

 academic achievement. All majors eligible, with preference given to

 engineering, science, technology or math majors

 Application Process: www.pge.com/brightminds

 Deadline: February 4, 2019

 

 

Bartlett Scholarship (you do not have to be a Bartlett graduate)

Start working on your application, it takes time to complete. Do not miss out on this great scholarship.
Amount: $6,000
Criteria: Academics; financial need; CA 4 year college; interview You must fill out online, go to the website below to fill out application.
Application Process: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFFlxxYK6JKMctCOY-h0yRPP-3hH3h11r9-KLmaEU6B-T41A/viewform
Deadline: March 8,2019 5 pm- no later - apps will be time stamped Interviews will be March 31, 2019.

 


Sportquest

 

Amount: $2,000

 Criteria: Athlete

 Application Process: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships

 Deadline: Varies

 

 

Tulare County School Boards Association

 

Amount: $350

 Criteria: Citizenship, Community Service

 Application Process: http://www.tcoe.org/TCSBAform/TCSBAform2018.pdf

 Deadline: Feb 15, 2019

 

 Optimist International's Essat & Oratorical Contest

 Amount: Essay $2,500 - Oracal $22,000

 Criteria: Write an essay or a speach to be presented to a panel,

 Application Process: http://www.portervilleoptimist.com/programs/oratorical-contest.html

 Deadline: Feb. 23, 2018

 

 

Albert Lee Wright Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship

 

Amount: $ 3,000

 Criteria: High School Sr. Migrant Student

 Application Process: http://www.nasdme.org/al-wright-scholarship

 Deadline: February 23, 2018

 

 

 

Asian Pacific Fund - Banatao Scholarship

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: High School Senior, Filipino Decent.

 Application Process: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/#banatao

 Deadline: Feb. 23, 2018

 

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Grand Lodge (Academic Award)

 

Amount: $1,000 - $10,000

 Criteria: Italian descent

 Application Process: https://www.osia.org/programs/scholarships/

 Deadline: Feb 28, 2018

 

 

Catching the Dream Scholarships

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: Native students only

 Application Process: http://catchingthedream.org

 Deadline: Varies

 

March

2019 W.P. Bartlett Trust Scholarship Application 

The Bartlett Scholarship is only available to students completing their high school or junior college education, who will attend a four year college or university in California. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Selected students will be interviewed and must have an official transcript and FAFSA with them at the time of interview.  Students must reside in the Porterville area. (Porterville, Springville, Terra Bella, Strathmore,)  Application available https://goo.gl/forms/VSU1aFE6jni2i4I83  Deadline March 8th at 5PM

 

Albert Lee Wright Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship

 Amount: $ 3,000

 Criteria: High School Sr. Migrant Student

 Application Process: http://www.nasdme.org/al-wright-scholarship

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Charles E. Saak Educational Scholarship 

Start this application early, it takes a long time to complete

 Amount: $2,000 - $8,000

 Criteria: US Citizen; GPA 2.5+; financial need; activities

 Application Process: https://www.csascholars.org/saak/index.php

 Opens Live online only: March 1, 2019

 Deadline April 30,2019

 

 

Association of Calif. Water Agencies Award

Amount: $3,500

 Criteria: High School senior in water, renewable energy, engineering related fields

 Application Process: https://www.acwa.com/about/scholarships/acwa-scholarship/

 Deadline: March. 1, 2019

 

 

Class of 1965 Vietnam War Memorial Scholarship

 

Amount: $ 1,000

 Criteria: Exemplary student; academics, community service, citizenship

 Application Process: Click here

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Tulare County College Night Scholarship

 

Amount : $1,000

 Criteria: Attend a Tulare County School

 Application Process: www.tcoe.org/collegenight

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Tulare County Charter of the A.C.S.A.  Scholarship

Amount: $200 - minimum

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must be graduating this school year
  • The parent or legal guardian must have a current membership with the Tulare County Charter of A.C.S.A.
  • The applicant must have maintained a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher for the seven semesters prior to the application deadline
  • Transcript – Sealed Envelope - Courses in progress (Spring Semester).
  • The applicant must arrange for three letters of recommendation, in sealed envelopes, from the following:
  1. Applicant’s high school counselor
  2. A high school teacher
  3. An advisor of school, community, or church group.

Application Deadline: March 2nd

Application:  Application available in the Guidance office

 

Catholic Daughters of the Americas - Porterville Chapter #1521

Amount: $400 (only 1 girl chosen from all 5 schools)

 Criteria: Female, practicing Catholic-member of St. Anne's Parish

 Application Process: See Ms.Newkirk

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

  

American Legion Post 20 

 Amount: $600

 Critieria: Grandparent or parent is a veteran

 Application in guidance office  

Deadline: March 15, 2018

 

 

Kiwanis Division 18 Key Club Scholarship

Amount:  $250 - $1000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Paid-up membership in local Key Club
  • Citizenship
  • Community Involvement
  • Extra-curricular activities

Application Deadline:  March 15 

Application:  Available in Guidance Office

 

 

Kiwanis Division 18 Agriculture and Conservation Scholarship

Amount:  $250 - $1000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Specific agriculture-related goals
  • Citizenship
  • Community Involvement
  • Extra-curricular activities

Application DeadlineMarch 15 

Application:  Available in Guidance Office

 

 

CSEA Chapter 38 Scholarship

Applicant must be a son or daughter or grandchild of CSEA Chapter 38 member.  Two of four year school.  Applications available in the Counseling office .  Deadline March 15th 

 

 Carmen Martinez Eoff Scholarship  NEW

Amount: $2000

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • High school student graduating from Porterville Unified School District
  • Enrolling in a 4-year university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and community involvement

Application Deadline: March 27th 

Application: Available in the guidance office 

 

Portuguese Fraternal Society of America - PFSA Council #46-Tulare

Amount: $500

 Criteria: Must be a member of the PFSA council for two years

 Application Process: http://www.mypfsa.org/scholarship/application-and-requirements/#/

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Tulare County Farm Bureau (8 applications TOTAL)
Amount: $500 - $2,500

 Criteria: Some are for 4 yr college, some for 2 yr college; AG MAJORS

 Application Process: http://www.tulcofb.org/documents/Application%202018%20fill%20in.pdf

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

Chafee Grant Program

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: 4 year or 2 yr college; Student in foster care or previously in foster care

 Application Process: www.chafee.csac.ca.gov

 Deadline: March 2, 2019

 

 

Sons of Norway - Stordalen Lodge Scholarship

 

Amount: $200

 Criteria: GPA 3.0+ (do not need to be Norweigan)

 Application Process: Guidance office

 Deadline: March 1, 2018

 

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships 

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. Please check out this webpage and view the many available scholarships for you  .https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

 

 

California State University, Long Beach President’s Scholars Program

Amount: Four Year Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

The prestigious President's Scholars Program at CSULB provides a four-year scholarship to valedictorians or students ranked #1 from accredited California high schools, and to National Scholars (National Merit Semifinalists/Finalists, National Achievement Program semifinalists/Finalists, and National Hispanic Recognition Scholars).

If you are now a potential valedictorian, you are eligible to apply.

Please note that this is a competitive program. Not all applicants will be awarded a scholarship.

Applicatin Deadline: March 1

Application: Online https://www.csulb.edu/university-honors/application-process
 
 
Tulare County Dairy Women Scholarships
This scholarship is for students whose parents work on a dairy.  There are 2 scholarships available.  Must be attending a 2 or 4 year college, a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Due March 1st.  Applications are available in the counseling office.https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

 

Italian Catholic Federation

Amount: $400

Eligibility Requirements:  Must be a graduating senior with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 (Calculated from Gr. 9 to 1st qtr. Or sem. Of Gr. 12)  Applicant must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent, or live where Branches are established, to qualify if either Roman Catholic parent or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”

Application Deadline:  March 15 

Application:  Available in the counseling Office

 

 

 

Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California, Inc. Scholarship Committee

Amount: $500

Eligibility Requirements:  Application must be fully completed

  1. Students must be of Portuguese descent on father’s or mother’s side, be a USA citizen or permanent resident
  2. Maintain a minimum of 3.5 GPA in high school (grades 9-12) and be a graduating senior of a California High School. Transcript of GPA must accompany application.
  3. Meet all requirements set down by an accredited university or college of the student’s choice.
  4. Participated in at least three extra-curricular activities while in high school
  5. Present three letters of recommendation from individuals who will vouch for the applicant’s academic standing, character and personality. At least one of these three letters must be from the Principal, Dean or Counselor, verifying participation in the extra-curricular activities.  One letter must be from a Teacher of the high school attended.  The third letter may be from any other source except relative.  Individuals writing letters are to include their titles or position. 

Application DeadlineMarch 15 

Application: 

 www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship

 

 

Sun Pacific  Scholarship.

Sun Pacific will award five scholarships, three to four-year accredited university and two to any accredited trade school or community college. (Applicants cannot apply for both)  Applicant must be graduating seniors, have a parent or guardian who has worked for Sun Pacific for at least two seasons. Selection is based on academic performance, leadership ability, community service, personal interview and financial need. Applicants must complete an application, submit an essay outlining career goals, submit a copy of SAT or ACT test scores and official transcript, and provide two letters of recommendation. Applications available in the guidance office  Deadline March 22, 2019.

 

 

 

 

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL’S ORATORICAL and ESSAY CONTEST

 
I would like to extend an invitation to your students to participate in this year's Essay Contest and/or Oratorical Contest for their chance to win a scholarship from Optimist International.  
 
The topic this year for the Essay Contest is "Can Society Function Without Respect?" and for the Oratorical Contest, "Where Are My Roots Of Optimism?"
 
A brief flyer detailing the contests, the Essay Application/Official Rules, and the Oratorical Application/Official Rules.  All essays are due by February 23, 2018, at 5 p.m. to the Christenson Law Firm located at 472 W. Putnam Ave.  The Oratorical Contest will be held March 8, 2018, at the Porterville City Library.  
 
For essay questions, I can be reached at patiencemchristenson@gmail.com or (559)361-7942
 
For oratorical questions, please contact Eric Player at playerpage.geo@yahoo.com

 


Young Women in Public Affairs (sponsored by Zonta)

 

Amount: $1,000...........could lead to $4,000 
Criteria: Females; Volunteerism;active in local/ student government;knowledge of Zonta and its programs; advocate for advancing status of women
Application Process:  
Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

Jack in Box VTP

 

Amount: $1,000

 Criteria: Parents house hold income less than $50,000 a year, 3.5 or above gpa, school and community activities.

 Application Process: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RosDNUTI7o-eLqT0E-5vIn8tPVcS0VSf/view?usp=sharing

 Deadline: March 16. 2018

 

 

Sons of Italy Western Found Grand Lodge (Italian Lang Study Grant)

 

Amount: Study in Italy :)

 Criteria: Italian descent

 Application Process: http://www.osiaca.org/Portals/20/documents/2017_SCHOLARSHIP_APPLICATION_STUDY_GRANT_DOCX.pdf

 Deadline: March 1, 2018

 

 

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Grand Lodge (Academic Award)

 

Amount: $1,000 - $10,000

 Criteria: Italian descent

 Application Process: https://www.osia.org/programs/scholarships/

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Tulare County Cattlemens Association

 

Amount:$1,000-1,500

 Criteria: High School Student, leadership

 Application Process: Applications in the guidance office

 Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

 

Porterville Education Foundation Scholarship

Amount:  $5,000

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from the Porterville Unified School District
  • Must have at least a 3.8 weighted GPA and include Official High School Transcript with application
  • A personal statement consisting of no more than 500 words is required.  The applicant should address:
    • Career and educational goals
    • Challenges that may affect goals
    • Volunteer/community involvement
    • Achievements/honors/awards

Application Deadline:  March 30

Application:  Application available in the guidance office

 

 

Caltrans District 6/Central Region Scholarship

Amount: $1000 - $2000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a graduating High School Senior from District6/Central Region (Fresno, Madera, Kings, Kern, and Tulare counties)
  • Possess a 2.5 GPA or better
  • Plan to attend a university or junior college, or trade school
  • Plan to pursue a career in one of the following fields or other related transportation field:

Accounting, anthropology, archeology, biology, business administration. Communications, construction, electrical engineering, environmental science, equipment operations, graphic design, human resources, information, technology, landscaping, legal, planning, project management, real estate, surveying

Application DeadlineMarch 29th

Application:  http://www.dot.ca.gov/d6/scholarships/

 

  

Fresno Pacific Scholars

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: Attend FPU Various GPA and Majors

 Apllication Process: https://scholarships.fresno.edu/scholarships

 Deadline: Varies

 

 

Fresno Pacific University Samaritan Scholarship

 

Amount: Varies

 Criteria: Demonstrate a Christian commitment; admitted to Fresno Pacific University; GPA 3.1+; SAT 900; ACT 19; Undocumented status (in process of becoming legalized); complete CA Dream Act app by March 2, 2018

 Application Process: https://www.fresno.edu/students/student-financial-services/types-aid/scholarships/samaritan-scholarship

 Deadline: Early Application Deadline of March 2, 2018 and no later than the

 Priority Application Deadline of April 15, 2018

 

 

Doodle for Google Contest Scholarship

 

Amount: $30,000 1 winner

 Criteria: Design a Google Doodle and submit it

 Application Process: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

 Deadline : March 2, 2018

 

 

Tulare County League of Mexican-American Women Scholarship

Amount

Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Must be a resident of or have a permanent address in Tulare County
  • Must be entering a post secondary institution
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Application Deadline:  March 31 

      Application:  Available in The guidance office 

 

Family Health Care Network Scholarship

 Anita de la Vega scholarship is available to first generation college students, 2.5 GPA, from migrant of seasonal farm working family , involvement in community service and pursing a career in health care. Amount $600

Due Date March 30th

Application available here http://www.fhcn.org/about/scholarship-fund/

 

Blue Diamond Growers Foundation Scholarship   new
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Ag major, Ag Business, Processing, Marketing, Leadership
Deadline: March 31, 2019

 

 

Anthony Brucia Success Award    NEW
Amount: $1,000
Criteria: Student has made a turn-around in life; "at risk" students who are now on track to graduate and succeed
Application Process: www.cascwa.org
Deadline: March 31, 2019

 

 

April

The Porterville Quilters Club Scholarship

Amount:  $500

Eligibility Requirements:  students who are continuing their education and who have an interest in quilting and other aspects of the medium.

Application Deadline:  April 1 2018

Application:   Available in counseling office

 
Latitude 36 Out doors Scholarship- $500 to a student in the Central Valley with a 3.0 GPA and interested in nature related activities or plan to major in a nature type field of work.  Due April 1, 2019 Latitude 36 application
 

Springville Womens Club Scholarship Award

Any senior girl student that graduated from Springville School.  Two scholarships $1000 each. 

Applications in the Guidance office and are due on April 13th.

 
Tulare County Office of Education Pursuing Victory w/Honor
Amount: $500
Criteria: GPA 3.0+; exceptional sportsmanship, community service, leadership
Application Process: http://www.tcoe.org/CharacterCounts/PVWH/ScholarshipApp.pdf
Deadline: April 4, 2019
 
 
Geneseo Migrant Center
 The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education.  There are a number of scholarships on this site.  Please check out all of them and see if you qualify. April 15th for all.  Applications are available in the scholarship box if needed 
 

CIF SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - $5,000 & trip to Sacramento DEADLINE: April 10

Open to seniors. Selection based on excellence in athletics, academics and character.

http://www.cifstate.org/parents-students/awards_and_scholarships/scholar-athlete

 
Read for Life
This is a $500 scholarship available to any Tulare County High School graduating Senior. 
Must have a min of 2.5 GPA and volunteer service
Our High School Scholarship is the Pass the Word Award.
The deadline for filing the application is April 5, 2019.
The application can also be accessed through the Read for Life web page @ www.readforlife.org (on the Resources page).
 
 
Dr. Santos Memorial Scholarship ( New)
Amount: Varies
Criteria: Must be a graduate of :SEQUOIA MIDDLE School
Application process: See Ms. Newkirk
Deadline: April 24,2019
 
 
PUSD Foundation and District Scholarships - Due April 26th to Ms Newkirk- 
Richard Moore - $500
Diane Espejo - $200  Just from GHHS
Mangini Associates Architectural/Engineering -Pursing a career in Architecture or Engineering. up to $2000
 
 
 
Beatrice Tidball Scholarship 
3 qualifying GHHS Seniors will be awarded this scholarship for $1000 renewable for 4 years.  Requirements are a 3.5 GPA, Attending a 4 year university, strong leadership, community service and extra curricular activities and financial need.  Applications are in the counseling office DUE April 25th 2019
 
 
 
 California Women for Agriculture 
Scholarships available for students attending Four Year University and  junior colleges, majoring in agriculture and plan a career in Ag.  Students must have a 3.4 GPA.  Applications in the counseling office.  Due April 30th, 2019
 
 

 

 

Burton Educational Partnership Foundation Scholarship(NEW)

Amount:$500 -1,000

Criteria: Student must have attended Burton Schools, elementary, middle school or high school, GPA 3.0, 50% academics, 30% number of years at Burton School dist., 20% Activities, community service.

Application Process: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZ1MIGsqewaLoX8f3CzVefoU9uLldrtsiNHCL5iWu0WDZQ5Q/viewform?c=0&w=1

Deadline: April 15,2018

 

LendEDU Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Criteria: High school senior, 2.5 and above , us citizen

Application Process: Dlendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/ 

Deadline: April 15, 2018

 

SUNKIST A.W. BODINE-SUNKIST MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: ~$2,000/academic year

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A background in California or Arizona agriculture – the student or someone in the student’s immediate family must have derived the majority of his or her income from agriculture;
  • Financial need; and
  • GPA and extracurricular activities indicative of potential for success

 Application Deadline: April 30th        Application:  Available in the guidance office 

 

 

Porterville Breakfast Lions Club Scholarship

There will be one winner from this campusAmount:

Eligibility requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 reference letters (one from an instructor and the other from an employer or community person)

Application Deadline: April 13th

Application: Available in the guidance office 

 

 

Jack Shannon Memorial Scholarship

Amount:

Eligibility requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be a graduating senior with an expressed interest in Agriculture or FFA
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 reference letters (one from an instructor and the other from an employer or community person)

Application Deadline: April 13

Application: Available in the guidance office 

 

 
Triple X Fraternity  -  The Sequoia Chapter of the Triple X Fraternity is offering up to four $2000.00 in scholarships.  Must be of Armenian descent.  Applications in the counseling office.  Due Date April 15, 2018
 
Lower Tule River Irrigation District & Pixley Irrigation District Water Resources Scholarship
Must attend a 4 year university and be  enrolled in a course of study related to agriculture and water resources. Preference on awarding the Scholarship will be given to residents and landowners of the Lower Tule River Irrigation District (LTRID) and Pixley Irrigation District (PID). Applications available in the guidance office.  April 18th due date.  $10,000
 
 
PC First Program/Porterville College Foundation
Amount: $1,000 Scholarship (3.5+ GPA)
$ 500 PC First Award (3.0+ GPA)
Criteria: ATTEND PC in the fall immediately following graduation; 12 units+; must complete fall semester with a 3.0 GPA
to receive Spring payment. Must be enrolled in 12 units for Spring
Application Process: Click here
Deadline: April 12, 2019
 

 

Porterville Educator’s Association Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $250

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must intend to major in courses leading to a career in education
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least a 3.0
  • The applicant must be considered needy as measured by the Cal Grant standards for the year of the individuals graduation
  • Include a copy of letter of admission

Application Deadline: April 25th

Application: Application available in the guidance office

 

 

SETCO Republican Women Federated (Alan F. Royer Memorial)

Amount:  $1,000

Criteria:  4 year college; GPA 3.2+; Major in Poly Sci; Int Bus or public service

Application Process:  Applications in the Counseling office

Deadline:  April 27, 2018

 

Buckman-Mitchell. Inc. Scholarship

Amount:  $250

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Recipient must attend a 2 or 4 year college or university
  • Recipient must be a business studen

Application Deadline:  April 13th

Application:  Available in the guidance office

 

 

Charles E. Saak Educational Scholarship

Amount:  $2,000 - $8,000

Criteria:  US Citizen; GPA 2.5+; financial need; activities

Application Process:  https://www.csascholars.org/saak/index.php 

Opens Live online only: March 15, 2018 

Deadline April 30,2018

 

 

May

 

DDC Senior Scholarship  - All DDC seniors are welcome to apply.  Deadline May 1st. Application accessible here   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSck11JrdPD7trAgsm3rM4EZ0BcFqW8s6ZVw7wyu9HF1FS_M9g/viewform

Southern Gas Company Scholarship Program

"Energizing Our Future"

Amount:  $500-1,000

Criteria: Interested in Math, Engineering,Business,Accounting or Any Major

Community Service 2.5-2.75 starting GPA.

Application Process:  https://www.imperial.edu/Media/39-IID-Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2017

 

 

Link Learning Alliance ScholarshipAmount

Amount $1,000

Criteria: Must a graduate of a Link Learning Pathway

Application Process :http://www.linkedlearning.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Linked-Learning-Alliance-Scholarship-Application-Final-2017.pdf

Deadline: May 3, 2017

 

Fiat Lux Scholar Program (UC Merced Only)

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Must attend UC Merced incoming freshman

Application Process: http://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/Prospective_Scholars

Deadline: May 14,2017

 

B. Davis Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Criteria:  Need

Application Process:  www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline:  May 22, 2017

 

June

 Horatio Alger Association Scholarship  

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. The scholarship is worth up to $2500  Due June 15th  application Available at  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

 
 
 
 July
 
 
 National Latino Peace Officers Association Scholarship    - Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation and have a minimum GPA of 2.7.  Students must submit a 350 word essay explaining "What family means to me"
Due date - July 1, 2018   Applications available in the guidance office 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Scholarship search websites:
www.CaliforniaColleges.edu – Complete list of California colleges & universities with $$$ http://www.campusexplorer.com/scholarships - Find scholarships by schools & majors
http://www.cappex.com – College & scholarship search
http://www.chegg.com/scholarships – Scholarship search
www.collegeboard.com - College search, SAT, PSAT & AP information
www.collegescholarships.com – College & Scholarship search
www.collegeview.com – College, Career & Major search
www.discovercolleges.com – Christian college & university search, scholarship drawings
http://www.education-leadership.org – Professional development internships
http://e4fc.org/scholarshiplists.html - Scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship
http://www.fastweb.com – Scholarship search
http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/outside.html - Scholarship search and tips outside of UC Davis http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/ www.Gocollege.com - The Student’s Reference to Finding Money and Getting the Most out of College Education
www.hsf.net – Scholarships for Hispanic students
http://www.icanaffordcollege.com – Money for community college
https://www.salliemae.com/plan-for-college/ - Scholarship search & Student Loans
www.Scholarships.com- Scholarship & College search
https://scholarships360.org – Scholarship search
http://scholarshipamerica.org – Scholarship & Financial Aid
www.Scholarshipexperts.com – Scholarship matching service
http://www.schoolproof.com – College & Major match
www.Studentawards.com – Scholarship matching and peer to peer support
http://www.suntrusteducation.com – Paying for college plan & advice
www.Supercollege.com – Scholarship & college search
http://studentscholarships.org – Scholarship search & Career and Salary comparison
http://tuitionfundingsources.com - Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Loans & Career Info https://www.unigo.com/scholarships - Directory of Scholarships
http://weeklyscholarshipalert.com/ - Weekly notices with links to scholarships
http://www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps - monthly scholarships awards
 www.zinch.com -  Zinch, helping with paying for books
 www.scholarships4students.com-  scholarships for every student
www.questbridge.org - scholarships for high achieving low income students
http://www.getintocollege.com/ Student and parent help for college applications