Scholarships (Beta)


Tentative scholarship application list revised 1/29/09

College Prowler "No Essay" Scholarship for January

Applied: YES

Provided By:

College Prowler

Deadline:

January 31, 2010

Type of Award:

Promotion

Amount:

$2000

Awards Available:

Unspecified

Website:

Description:

We know you re busy and we know that times are tough. That s why we decided to create the easiest possible scholarship to give something back to students. Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education- related expenses. The scholarship is open to all high school and college students and those planning to enroll in the next 12 months.

Applicable Majors:

All Fields of Study



California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Category

Organization: California Association of Collectors, Inc.
Website:
www.cacesf.org

Deadline: 2/1

Maximum award: $2500

Description: Three to four page essay on " Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit during Your College Years”

Come to the college career center for more information




*** Microsoft General Scholarship ***

Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation

Eligibility Requirements

Major/career interest:

  • Computer/information sciences
  • Engineering, computer
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Full-time study
  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Any postsecondary institution

Designated institutions:

  • Colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Application Requirements

  • Recommendation(s)
  • Essay
  • Transcript

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need

Other application requirements:

  • Resume

Additional information:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Scholarship will cover up to 100 percent of tuition for one academic year
  • All recipients required to complete salaried summer internship of 12 weeks or more at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington
  • Applicant must be enrolled in degree-granting program in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical discipline, with demonstrated interest in computer science
  • See Website for important dates, more information and application

General Information

Type of award:

  • Private
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Full tuition

Total amount awarded:

  • $500,000

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 2/1

Notification Date:

  • 3/20

Contact Information



California Masonic Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor: California Masonic Foundation

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

  • U.S. citizen
  • California

Current student status of applicant:

  • High school senior

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Full-time study
  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Two-year college
  • Four-year college

Accreditation:

  • School must be accredited

Application Requirements

  • Essay

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need

Additional information:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must have been California resident for at least one year
  • While not required, some preference is given to applicants with Masonic relatives
  • Visit Website for more information and application

General Information

Type of award:

  • Private
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Minimum:$2,500
  • Maximum:$10,000

Total amount awarded:

  • $1,200,000

Number of awards granted:

  • 50

Number of applicants:

  • 4,000

Renewability:

  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 2/15

Notification Date:

  • 5/1

Contact Information




Cal Grant A & B Entitlement Award Program

(you will be automatically eligible for Cal Grants once FAFSA is in and you have registered for selective service)

Sponsor: California Student Aid Commission

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • California

Current student status of applicant:

  • High school senior

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Any postsecondary institution

Designated institutions:

  • Qualifying California postsecondary schools.

Application Requirements

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need

Other application requirements:

  • FAFSA, GPA verification form

Additional information:

  • Applicants who graduated in the last year also eligible
  • Awards given to all eligible applicants
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for Cal Grant A; minimum 2.0 GPA for Cal Grant B
  • Cal Grant A provides tuition and fees
  • Cal Grant B awards up to $1,551 the first year and $1,551 plus tuition and fees for years two through four
  • Visit Website or contact CSAC for more details

General Information

Type of award:

  • State program
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Minimum:$1,551
  • Maximum:$7,788

Total amount awarded:

  • $678,300,000

Number of applicants:

  • 192,270

Renewability:

  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 3/2

Notification Date:

  • 3/31

Contact Information





Cal Grant A and B Competitive Awards

Sponsor: California Student Aid Commission

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • California

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Any postsecondary institution

Designated institutions:

  • Qualifying California postsecondary schools.

Application Requirements

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need

Other application requirements:

  • FAFSA, GPA verification form

Additional information:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for Cal Grant A; minimum 2.0 GPA for Cal Grant B
  • Cal Grant A pays tuition and fees
  • Cal Grant B awards up to $1,551 first year and $1,551 plus tuition and fees for years two through four
  • Students with no available GPA can submit SAT, ACT, or GED scores
  • Visit Website or contact CSAC for more details

General Information

Type of award:

  • State program
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Minimum:$1,551
  • Maximum:$7,788

Total amount awarded:

  • $129,400,000

Number of awards granted:

  • 22,500

Number of applicants:

  • 62,295

Renewability:

  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 3/2
  • 9/2

Notification Date:

  • 4/30
  • 10/31

Contact Information



Federal Pell Grant Program

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Two-year college
  • Four-year college

Application Requirements

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Financial need
  • Proof of eligibility

Other application requirements:

  • FAFSA

Additional information:

  • Grant based on financial need, costs to attend school, and enrollment status
  • Must not have previously earned baccalaureate or professional degree
  • Amount of award varies
  • Visit Website for more information

General Information

Type of award:

  • Federal program
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Maximum:$5,350

Renewability:

  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 6/30

Contact Information



Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Awards

Due 3/5/10

Sponsor: Milk Processor's Education Program

Eligibility Requirements

Current student status of applicant:

  • High school senior

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Any postsecondary institution

Application Requirements

  • Essay

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership
  • Service to others

Competition/talent/interest in:

  • Athletics/sports

Other application requirements:

  • A description, in 75 words or less, of how drinking milk is part of applicant's life and training regimen

Additional information:

  • In addition to scholarship, winners receive spot in SAMMY Hall of Fame located in Milk House at Disney's Wide World of Sports and trip to Disney World to be honored in special ceremony
  • SAMMY award winners will be selected based on four criteria: academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership skills, and community service
  • Visit Website for application and more information

General Information

Type of award:

  • Private
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Maximum:$7,500

Number of awards granted:

  • 25

Contact Information



Spence Reese Scholarship

Sponsor: Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

Eligibility Requirements

Gender:

  • Male

Current student status of applicant:

  • High school senior

Major/career interest:

  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Political science/government

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Full-time study
  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Four-year college

Accreditation:

  • School must be accredited

Location of school:

  • United States

Application Requirements

  • Recommendation(s)
  • Transcript

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need

Other application requirements:

  • SAT/ACT scores, college acceptance letter

Additional information:

  • One award in each of four eligible majors
  • Award is renewable for four years of study
  • Application available on Website

General Information

Type of award:

  • Private
  • Scholarship

Individual award amount:

  • Maximum:$4,000

Total amount awarded:

  • $32,000

Number of awards granted:

  • 4

Number of applicants:

  • 40

Renewability:

  • Award is renewable.

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 4/15

Notification Date:

  • 5/1

Contact Information

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
    Attn: Jeff Miller
    115 West Woodward Avenue
    Escondido, CA 92025-2638
  • Phone: 866-739-6884
  • Web: www.sdyouth.org/scholarships.htm



*** The Louie Foundation Scholarship ***

Sponsor: The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation

Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident

Qualified Institutions & Level of Study

Award may be used for:

  • Full-time study
  • Any undergraduate study

Award may be used at:

  • Vocational/technical school
  • Two-year college
  • Four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Recommendation(s)
  • Essay
  • Transcript

Applicant must demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Proof of eligibility

Other application requirements:

  • Proof of acceptance to college, SAR, proof of citizenship or legal residency

Additional information:

  • Minimum 3.5 GPA; SAT score of 1800
  • Special consideration will be noted for applicants whose parents did not attend college, whose parents are United States veterans, who have overcome significant adversity, or who are first-generation immigrants to the United States

General Information

Type of award:

  • Private
  • Scholarship

Total amount awarded:

  • $100,000

Number of awards granted:

  • 31

Number of applicants:

  • 60

Deadlines & Fees

Application Deadline:

  • 3/31

Contact Information

  • The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation - Scholarship
    102 Fey Drive
    Burlingame, CA 94010
  • Phone: 650-491-3434
  • Fax: 650-490-3153
  • Email: louiefoundation@gmail.com

***Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ***
Contact:
Pat Kelly (619) 846-0041 or (858) 292-1015 or
prkelly@sonalysts.com
Amount: One or more scholarships of up to $2,000 per year, renewable annually for a
maximum award of $8,000 over four years are available
Comments: Available to San Diego County students majoring in science, math or engineering curriculums at four-year, degree granting universities anywhere in the United States. Eligibility criteria and Scholarship application are available for download in Microsoft Word below.
Deadline: Postmarked by
April 30, 2009
Criteria: -
http://www.afcea-sd.org/docs/education/8000ScholarProg2008.doc
Application -
http://www.afcea-sd.org/docs/education/8000ScholarApplication2008.doc


*** Jessie Klicka Foundation ***
Contact: Katharine Klicka 690 Laguna Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008 760-720-5429
Deadline:
March 30 of each year (postmarked dated)
Amount:
$1,000 to $2,000 for four years depending on scholastic standing
Comments: Student must be planning to attend a 4 year college or university. We will accept 2 applications from each high school, accompanied by a counselor or principal recommendation.
Application:
Download PDF

*** Junior Seau Foundation Scholars of Excellence Program ***
Contact: Jason Gurka, 858-244-SEAU x 103
Deadline: Must be postmarked by
April 2010
Amount: Scholarships ranging from $2,500 -
$10,000, totaling over $100,000
Comments: As part of Junior’s effort to help young people achieve their dreams, the Foundation established the Scholars of Excellence program in 1992. Through the Scholars of Excellence program, promising high school students receive financial support so that they may achieve their goals of higher education.
Criteria:
See application for details.
Application:
http://www.juniorseau.org/JrSeau_Student_Scholarship_Application.pdf



*** Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship ***
Contact: Purvee Parikh, Secretary, Selection Committee, 4168 Pallon Court, San Diego, 92124; purvee1211@yahoo.com
Amount:
$30,000 worth of scholarships, 10 awards a year plus United States Congressional Certificate given in a special ceremony.
Deadline:
April 15, 2009
Chair of the Selection Committee: Dr. Ramesh Rao, Director, California Institute for Telecommunication and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego
Mail the application to Purvee Parikh, 4168 Pallon Court, San Diego, CA 92124;
Gandhi@sdias.org


Unity Lodge #632, Annual Scholarship Program (note this another Masonic one)
Contact: Scholarship Committee at
scholarship_committee@unitylodge.net, David Terry, Committee Chairman, 858-442-2593
Amount: One time - $1,000 to $5,000
Deadline: March 30 of each year
Comments: These scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors that will be attending an accredited four (4) year institution of higher learning as a full-time undergraduate freshman. The Award(s) will range between $1,000 and $5,000 and will be granted up to 5 individuals. The amounts awarded and the number of individuals being awarded is at the sole discretion of the Lodge’s Scholarship Committee. Masonic relationship or membership is not required. Student need not show evidence of financial need. All awards are subject to funds available. This fund does not have sufficient resources to grant awards to all worthy students who may apply. For further information download the Notice and Application at our web site:
http://www.unitylodge.net/Scholarships.html

Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship

Provided By:

Stay Fit Ltd.

Deadline:

February 27, 2010

Type of Award:

Scholarship

Amount:

$5000

Awards Available:

Unspecified

Website:

Description:

The Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship is open to currently enrolled high school seniors or first-year college students. To be eligible for this award, you must be a U.S. citizen, be under 25 years of age and answer both of the following two essay questions: in under 1000 words, "Why is a healthy lifestyle important in school?" and in under 500 words, describe your career plans, goals and personal ambitions.

Applicable Majors:

All Fields of Study

Additional Information:

Please visit the sponsor's Web site for additional information.


*** Do Something Awards ***

Provided By:

Do Something

Deadline:

March 01, 2010

Type of Award:

Grant

Amount:

$100,000

Awards Available:

Unspecified

Website:

Description:

Could you use $100,000 to change the world? The Do Something Awards celebrate young people 25 and under who are tackling a problem and changing the world. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada. Apply online at www.dosomething.org/awards. Application closes March 1st, 2010. There will be one $100,000 Grant Winner and four $10,000 Grant Winners.

Applicable Majors:

All Fields of Study

Additional Information:

Please visit the sponsor's Web site for additional information.


*** The Morality of Profit Global Competition ***

Provided By:

SEVEN Fund, Inc.

Deadline:

February 28, 2010

Type of Award:

Essay Contest

Amount:

$20,000

Awards Available:

Unspecified

Website:

Description:

The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words that discusses this topic and the questions surrounding it; that elevate the discussion; and that illuminate inflection points in the broader debate by exploring how this tension informs the key issues of our time. (e.g. understanding the economic crisis, solving global poverty, stimulating entrepreneurship in poor countries, the environment, etc.)

Applicable Majors:

All Fields of Study

Additional Information:

Please visit the sponsor's Web site for links to the required viewing and for additional information.



UCLA Alumni Association Merit based Scholarships Category: (if you go to UCLA):

Website: UCLAlumni.net/ApplyScholarships

Deadline: 2/18

Maximum award: $4250, Renewable: Yes

Award basis: Merit based, need based
Description: All California graduating high school seniors who apply to UCLA are eligible

Come to the college career center for more information



CollegeWeekLive

Organization: ScholarshipExperts.com
Website:
www.scholarshipexperts.com/showApp/htx?appId=10240

Deadline: 3/24

Maximum award: $2500

Description: Students must respond online in 100 words or less to the following: "Explain what one characteristic you have that will make you successful in college."




Name: Sons of Italy Scholarship
Category: 12th grade
Organization: Sons of Italy Western Foundation
Primary contact: N/A
Address:
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: N/A
Website: www.sonsofitalyca.org
Application form: N/A
Deadline: 3/1
Maximum award: 5000
Renewable: N/A
Award basis: N/A
Description: Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry. come to the college career center for more information





Brian Piccolo Memorial Award
Organization: UNICO
Deadline: 4/3

Maximum award: $2000

Description: This award is given to a graduating senior, involved in athletics, of Italian Heritage



Bill Merritt Memorial Scholarship
Organization: Del Mar Rotary Club

Deadline: 5/11

Maximum award: $4000

Description: Rotary International promotes high ethical standards in business and professions, advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace, and the application of service to personal, business and community life.

Come to the college career center to pick up the application