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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Scholarship hunting season is in full swing.  Students (parents are also welcome) searching for scholarships should visit the Career Center to pick up a “Weekly Scholarship Update” listing all of the scholarship applications we have on file.  It will be updated weekly during most of the school year.  You can also check out www.fafsa.ed.gov for information on Federal Student Aid.

Scholarship Bulletin

(UPDATED 12/6/19)

CAASC

12/6/19

Must be a high school senior in Solano county or a resident of Solano County.  Minimum GPA of 3.0 weighed.  3 letters of recommendation must accompany the application from separate individuals, none of whom are related.  Application and additional information can be found at:  https://caasc707.com

 

CAP Bay Area

12/10/19

Up to $5,000:  Must be a high school senior.  Planning to attend a 4 yr college or university.  Expected Family Contribution below $5,000(from the FAFSA or Dream Act Application). To learn more about CAP, visit:  gttp://making-waves.org/capbayarea/.  Applications can be found at:  tinyurl.com/capbayarea

Foot Locker Athletes Scholar

1/3/20

$20,000:  Student must be entering college in the Fall of 2020.  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.  Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker.  Apply on line at:  https://footlocker.smapply.io/prog/athletes/

Solano ACSA

1/3120

$500:  Students must be a senior, with the assurance that each recipient will enroll into an accredited public or private community college, college, or university program by fall of the current year.  Minimum 3.0 GPA, Community Service activity record and other evidence of qualities of leadership and character. Intent to enter the educational career field.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC room.

eQuality

1/31/20

$6,000:  Graduating high school seniors who reside in northern or central California, plan to attend or have begun attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2020.  For more information and to apply visit: www.equalityscholarship.org for details.

 

California Contractors Insurance Services

1/31/20

$750:  Student must be currently attending or planning to attend during the Spring 2020 academic semester.  Applicant must apply online at www.ccisbonds.com/scholarship/

Youth on Course

2/17/20

25 scholarships will be awarded ranging from $4,000-$20,000:  Senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  You must be accepted for enrollment at a 4 yr college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded.  You need to be a member of Youth on Course – You can join today at youthoncourse.org/join.  To apply visit youthoncourse.org/scholarships and hit APPLY NOW following the form steps.

 

Sons of Italy Western Foundation

3/1/20

3 Scholarships awarded:  Academic Awards for high school seniors, Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2020, Athletic Award for high school senior pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field.  Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian descent.  Applicant MUST BE enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College in the fall of 2020.  Applications can be found at:  www.osiaca.org

 

Asian Pacific Fund

3/2/20

$1,000-$20,000:  Seniors who plan to be enrolled full time in the fall.  Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident unless otherwise stated.  See website for complete criteria and application.  www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships

Students Rising Above

3/4/20

Student must be currently a high school junior, graduating in Spring 2021.  Be from a low-income family, demonstrate strength of character in “rising above” life’s difficulties, demonstrate a strong commitment to earning a 4 yr college degree, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, come highly recommended by a teacher, counselor or mentor.    Applications can be found at:  studentsrisingabove.org

 

Italian Catholic Federation

3/15/20

Students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3 ½ yrs) of at least 3.2.  Must be Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of California or live where branches of the Federation are established membership.  Application and additional information can be found on line at:  www.icf.org

Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, Vallejo Lodges, Virgilio #1586 & Beatrice Portinari #1626

3/21/20

$500-$2,000:  Seniors who are of Italian heritage, leadership and dedicated service to school & community.  Must be pursing foreign language major in Italian.  Application and more information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC room

 

WATCH OUT FOR SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS!
The Federal Trade Commission wants students to be on the lookout for these warning signs of scams:

  • application fees or requests for credit card or bank account numbers
  • guaranteed winnings
  • unusual requests for personal information
  • unsolicited opportunities, You have been selected...
  • large fees for scholarship search programs (most databases can be accessed free through the Internet, your local library or career center)