Scholarships

New Scholarships are added every Monday!

TELACU College Success Program Scholarship - $5,000

Deadline Varies, Registration opens in December 

Administered by the TELACU Education Foundation, the College Success Program was created in 1983 to develop and empower new generations of leaders in the communities it serves. The Program is funded by TELACU and the generous contributions of our partners - corporations, colleges, and universities, non-profit organizations and individuals - who have joined us over the past 30 years in advancing educational opportunities for our community.
Scholarship amounts range from $500-$5,000, which include any matching funds from the college or university. Applicants entering college as a first-year student this fall are eligible to apply for a scholarship that can be renewed for up to four (4) years.
Applications must include all required documents and be postmarked no later than January 29 for renewing scholars and February 26 for new applicants. APPLY HERE

Live Más Scholarship - $5,000-$25,000

February 21, 2019

The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world.

Applicant must be a legal U.S Resident 16 or older but no older than 24, on track to apply or enrolled in accredited post secondary educational program (including accredited 2 and 4 year colleges, universities, vocational-technical school, and trade schools)

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund - $20,000

February 23, 2019

The Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund will award five scholarships of $5,000 to qualified incoming freshmen enrolled at four-year colleges or universities.Applicants must be incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university in the upcoming academic year, pursuing a career in engineering, physical, computer or environmental sciences (excluding healthcare professions such as physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.). Applicants must be of Filipino heritage (at least 50%) with a minimum GPA of 3.0. APPLICATION

SMUD's "Powering Futures" Scholarships - up to $5,000

February 24, 2019

The value of education and the impact it has on our lives, our families, and our communities is measured by the strength of our community and success of our society. We are proud to offer Powering Futures, a special program that awards scholarships totaling up to $60,000 each year. As many as 21 local Sacramento students may individually receive up to $5,000 in scholarships. APPLY HERE

Minimum requirements

  • Be a current high school senior or graduate; have earned a GED certificate; or currently be a postsecondary undergraduate student.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university in the U.S. in the fall of 2019.
  • Be a SMUD customer living in SMUD's service area, or have a SMUD customer as a legal guardian.

Tzu Chi Scholarship - $9,000

March 1, 2019

Tzu Chi USA Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates and continuing undergraduate students in selected areas of the United States. Tzu Chi USA Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of US$1,000.  APPLY HERE

Minimum Qualifications for the Tzu Chi Scholarship are:

  • Demonstration of financial need
  • U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Plan to enroll in accredited U.S. college full-time during 2019-2020 academic year

Association of California Water Agencies Awards - $3,500 

March 1, 2019

Each year, ACWA awards scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study. Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public administration associated with resources management. Financial need is also considered. APPLY HERE 

Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program - $5,000

March 14, 2019

The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree full-time in transportation, math, science, engineering, architecture, environmental design, PreMed, psychology, Spanish language/literature. The applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and proof of attending college beginning in the fall semester. Recommendation by a faculty member is optional but highly suggested. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. APPLY HERE

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) - $3,000

March 29, 2019

USPAACC strongly believes in investing in our future leaders. Since 1989, over two million dollars in scholarship benefits have been awarded through USPAACC. Major corporations have established their hallmark scholarships with USPAACC, and Asian American businesses have stepped forward to endow their own-named scholarships. Today, approximately 15-20 scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 each have been awarded every year to high school seniors nationwide for their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 applications are received annually. APPLY HERE

Minimum Qualifications for the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation Scholarship are:

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the U.S
  • U.S Citizen or permanent resident
  • 2.5 GPA minimum
  • Applicant must be of Asian-Pacific Island heritage and living in the U.S 

California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship - Amount Varies

June 30, 2019  (Registration opens January 2, 2019)

The California Association of Collectors sponsors an annual scholarship for graduating high school students in California. Each year, three winners are chosen based on an application package that includes a one-page application and an essay on a topic relating to “good financial credit during your college years.” First place receives $2,500, second place receives $2,000, and 3rd place receives $1,500. Applicant must be a high school senior in California. APPLY HERE 

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship - $500-$2,000

The Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship is an annual California scholarship for Latino students who are interested in journalism as a career. Applicants should exhibit a commitment to the field of journalism, academic achievement, community service and involvement, and financial need. A number of scholarships are available each year, and range from $500 to $2,000. APPLY HERE

Minimum Qualifications for the Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Must be a full-time student at an accredited college or university in California
  • Must be of Latino heritage
  • Must be planning to pursue a career in Journalism

Horatio Alger California Scholarship - up to $10,000

Due Date varies

State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. For a full listing of Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs and their funders, please APPLY HERE.

Minimum Qualifications for the Horatio Alger California Scholarship are: 

  • Must be a California resident and a U.S. citizen
  • Must be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in California
  • Must demonstrate critical financial need

California Strawberry Growers' Fund Scholarships - Amount Varies

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2 million to hundreds of children of strawberry farm workers. Countless students and graduates are pursuing their passions and working in careers that span a wide range of professions. APPLY HERE

Minimum Qualifications for the California Strawberry Growers' Fund Scholarships are:

  • First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker).
  • Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher.

Michele Dyke Memorial Scholarship

MIchele Dyke
Michele Dyke

The Michele Dyke Scholarship will support newly admitted EAOP students who enroll at UC Davis. Students must have participated in EAOP at high schools in the five regions served by the UC Davis EAOP. Students must demonstrate leadership qualities, community service and a passion for helping others.

At the moment this award is not yet available. If you would like to dontate to this award, please go to our Michele Dyke Memorial Scholarship donation page.

 

 

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