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Scholarships

 

MINORITY  SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH AFFORDABLE COLLEGES.COM

 

 

Though the vast majority of students’ financial aid comes solely from public grants, there are a range of private scholarships available specifically for minority students. We’ve aggregated a collection of these for African AmericanHispanic & Latinx Native AmericanAsian & Pacific Islander, and undocumented students. These scholarships range from a few hundred dollars to upwards of $28,000, all of which can make a huge difference in a student’s life.

Alongside these we’ve included information on professional organizations for each group as well as scholarship application tips.

 

South Bay Chinese Service Club Scholarship

 

Attached please find the 2017-2018 SBCSC Scholarship Application information for the current school year.  You can simply follow the link so that you can go directly to our website to find out more information about our scholarship program and to fill out the application online.

 

http://www.southbaychineseclub.org/copy-of-2018-scholarships-information/

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER STUDENTS

 

Financial need should never limit a student's ambitions.
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships in 2017. Over half (58 percent) of the recipients had taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and were discovered through Student Search Service®.
APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.
The APIASF General Scholarship Program:
Offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards
Offers awards that can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room, and board
Focuses on students who are representative of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community's geographic and ethnic diversity
Let your eligible students know that the APIASF General Scholarship application opens on September 14, 2017. The deadline to apply is January 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HONORS GRADUATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

 

 

For 5 years, every time we've raised the bar for our scholarship, students have surpassed it! So, this year we're upping the challenge once again. To demonstrate our continued belief in students' phenomenal ability to use their learning to better the world around them, we created the:

HonorsGradU Design a Better Future $10,000 Scholarship

The GIST:

Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world. So, here's their chance to put them to action! We're asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they'll better their communities. Because this will be a much more rigorous process with multiple rounds, we're also raising the bar for tuition awards: from five $1,000 tuition awards to five $10,000 tuition awards! We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

The PROCESS:

We will be breaking the process into 3 rounds, using the principles of design thinking:

  1. Design and submit your ROUND 1 proposal:
    • First 3 stages of design thinking Launch cycle
    • Students submit overall proposal based on the Ford Institute community building principles
    • We select applications based on their completion, seriousness, and viability, offering feedback for those approved to move on to round 2.
    • Deadline: February 11, 2018, 11:59 MST
  2. Design and submit your ROUND 2 artifact:
    • Next 3 phases of design thinking launch cycle (all but the final launch)
    • Students submit an artifact representing their progress and learning
    • We give additional feedback
    • Deadline: March 18, 2018, 11:59 MST
  3. Design and submit your ROUND 3 reflection:
    • LAUNCH phase of design thinking launch cycle.
    • Students submit a final reflection that shares how their project is doing one of the following: 1) increasing connections, 2) building capacity, or 3) taking community-led action. They also share their ideas for acquiring further funding, in addition to the $5,000 from HGU if selected as the top finalist.
    • Include a video of yourself working on your project
    • Deadline: April 15, 2018 at 11:59 MST.

We will select 5 winners to receive $10,000 tuition scholarships to their colleges, with the top one receiving $5,000 funding to launch their project into the design thinking cycle once more during the summer of 2018 to maximize impact.

Here is a link to anything else you may need to know to tell your students about our scholarship, including a digital form for them to submit their projects: https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm. Ways to share this scholarship with your students include sharing the link on your school's website, and posting our printable flyer on your bulletin board.

Thank you, and please don’t hesitate to ask if you have questions!
 
Lindsay Mecham
Scholarship Marketing Chair
Honors Graduation, LLC
Phone: 801-852-2339
Email: 
scholarship@honorsgraduation.com

 

 

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS.......

 

Are you planning to continue your education, but are worried about how you or your parents will cover the cost?....... 

Scholarships.com can help you find scholarships available to you. There are scholarships that accomodate your needs. Click on the link below to find the right scholarship for you. 

 

 

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-grade-level/high-school-scholarships/scholarships-for-high-school-seniors/

 

 

WASHINGTON HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE SCHOLARSHIP

 

There are 2 scholarships that will be awarded at $1,000 each. Students must be a U.S. Citizen, be a resident of Washington hospital district, be 22 years of age or younger as of December 31st, have been accepted by an accredited school, college or university offering a bachelor degree in a health-related field, be a full time student, submit an official high school transcript, qand have at least 100 hours of volunteer service. 

 

Applications for this scholarship are available in the college and career center. Please see Ms. Cranon-Jones or Ms. Laily. 

 

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarship programs that grant up to $40,000 to high school, community college and university students. The majority of our scholarships are designated for current or former residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties. Since 2007, our scholarship programs have awarded more than $11.2 million to help students pursue higher education.

 

For more information on the specific scholarships visit http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships

 

To apply to a scholarship visit https://community.siliconvalleycf.org/applySVCFscholarships

 

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Need Help Finding Scholarships???

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http://scholarshipfly.com/

 

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LendEDU

 

Are you struggling to understand the financial aid process? Do you have a question about student loans, scholarships, or grants?

 

If so, you are not alone. The rising costs of higher education has made paying for college a difficult task. And, understanding the financial aid process and jargon can be equally as difficult.

 

In conjunction with the National Financial Literacy Month, we launched the LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline to help students and parents navigate financial aid, scholarships, and student loans.

 

 

Simply text in your financial aid related questions to the hotline at (302) 278-4037 and you will receive a detailed response from our staff within 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. During non-business hours, students and families can receive detailed responses within 24 hours. Standard text messaging rates will apply.

Text-in to: (302) 278-4037

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Big Sun Athletics Scholarship

Deadline: June 17, 2016

Visit this link to apply http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

 

There are numerous websites available that also provide scholarship databases including:

 

 

East Bay Consortium of the CSEA has a Scholarship Directory here http://eastbayconsortium.org/index.php?s=92