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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 11/15/19)

NASSP

11/15/19

$1,000:  Students who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2018.  Must complete an application and submits it to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 5, 2019.  On line application form is available at spirit.prudential.com and nassp.org/spirit.

Good Tidings

11/14/19

(10) Scholarships for $10,000 each:  Senior graduating in 2020.  Resident of Solano county.  Submit a completed GT Community Service Application found on www.goodtidings.org

 

CBYXPPP

12/3/19

U.S. CITIZEN, MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15 AND 18 ½ ON August 1 of the year the program will begin.  A current high school student at the time of application, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Additional criteria detailed in the application.  Apply at www.USAGermanyScholarship.org

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/

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

 

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)