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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 9/14/18 (PDF Version)

Name

Deadline

SELECTION CRITERIA

Vacaville Elks Lodge #2638

 

11/15/18

500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants.  Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.  Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.  Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.  Male and female students compete separately.  Application process may be found online at:  enf.elks.org/mvs.

Christermon Foundation

2/15/18

$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

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

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)