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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 12/7/18

Name

Deadline

SELECTION CRITERIA

Comcast Leaders & Achievers

12/7/18

$2,500:  Seniors who have demonstrated commitment to community service, plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2-4 yr college or university in the U.S for the entire 2019-20 academic yr, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) and demonstrate financial need.  To learn more and apply visit:  learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers

eQuality

1/31/19

$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 2019.  For more information and to apply visit:  www.equalityscholarship.org

CCIS

1/31/19

$750.00:  Seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry.  To learn more and apply, visit:  www.ccisbonds.com/scholarship/

Christermon Foundation

2/15/19

$3,000-$6,000:  California students who qualify through their parent or grandparents employment with a company holding a valid California beverage alcohol license.  The list includes restaurants, retail and wholesale grocery establishments, convenience stores, drug stores, airlines, wineries, breweries, etc.  This is a 1 year non-recurring award.  Application process and additional information can be found on line at:  www.christermon.com

APAPA-SOC

2/22/19

$1,000:  The program is open to recent high school graduates with a minimum weighted GPA of 2.75.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC room.

Sons of Italy Western Foundation

3/1/19

3 Scholarships awarded:  Academic Awards for high school seniors, Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2019, 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 2019.  Applications can be found at:  www.osiaca.org

California Association of Winegrape Growers

3/8/19

2 four-year scholarships worth $8,000 & 4 two-year worth $2,000: Students may study the subject of their choice at any campus within the UC system, CSU system or CCC system.  Only the children whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are employees of a California winegrape grower working in the 2018-19 winegrape growing season are eligible to apply.  However, children of wine grape growers may request a waiver from this eligibility. Requirement based upon financial need.  Applications can be found by going to:  www.cawgfoundation.org

Italian Catholic Federation

3/15/19

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

Unico Solano Chapter

3/16/19

(2) $1,000:  Applicants will be evaluated and judged on the following factors:  Financial need, activity record and other evidence of leadership and character, scholastic record, personal interview, future goals/plans.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC room.

Sons and Daughters of Italy

3/16/19

$500-$2,000:  The local Vallejo Lodges, Virgilio #1586 and Beatrice Portinari #1626 lodges award a series of scholarships to seniors from high schools in Solano County and of Italian descent or pursuing an Italian foreign language major.  Application and additional information can be found in the Scholarship file cabinet located in the CCTC room.

Local Scholarship Information

(2017-2018)

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)