Mercy High School

Scholarships

October

  • CSU Long Beach Scholarship
    Must be nominated by your counselor as the valedictorian of your class or as a National Merit Finalist. Full ride to CSU Long Beach.
    Due: October 1 - Nov. 30
  • CSU Chico President's Scholarship
    Must apply to CSU Chico by Nov. 30th, have a GPA of at least 3.7 or have a GPA of 3.5 and at least a 1200 SAT or 27 ACT composite score. You will then be invited to participate in the competition. 10 scholarships of $12,000 each.
    Due: October 1 - Nov. 30
  • CSU Fresno President's Scholarship
    Must have taken honor's courses in high school. Minimum GPA and test scores will
    apply. Must apply to CSU Fresno. $100- $5,000
    http://www.uspaacc.com/programs/college-scholarships/
    Due:October 1 - Nov. 30
  • AES Engineering Solutions
    The students need to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on the site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.html This scholarship is awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
    Due:Oct. 6
  • Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
    Have at least a B average and participate in at least one sport. Awards: Wendy's gift cards; National winners: $2000. www.wendysheisman.com
    Due:: Oct. 10 (extended)
  • Outstanding Students of America
    Award information is available on the website - www.outstandinstudentsofamerica.com
    Due: Oct.10
  • SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
    Complete an online application - www.offtocollege.info
    Award: $1,000 every two weeks between October and May
    Due: Ongoing
  • Dreamers Challenge Scholarship Contest
    Submit an essay, video, audio, or artwork of how you would change the world.
    Award: $5000. www.californiamuseum.org/Exhibits/Hall-offame/essay-contest-rules.html
    Due:Oct. 15
  • Youth Activity Fund Student Grants
    High School students and college undergraduates dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the world.
    Award: range from $500 to $2500. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
    Due: Oct. 24
  • Horatio Alger Scholarship Program
  • To qualify, you must have a least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college.
    Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life.
    www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
    Due: Oct. 25
  • United States Service Academy
    To be considered for a military academy appointment, the student must obtain an application form and instructions from the website of your local congressman.
    Award: Full tuition
    Due: Oct. 29
  • Miss Teenage California
    Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate leadership, poise, and confidence.
    www.missteenageca.com
  • Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship
    Applicants must be between the ages of 16-22 and answer the essay question on the website prior to the deadline, have a parent or guardian submit the recommendation letter prior to the deadline, and be enrolled in a college, university, trade or technical school no later than the fall of 2015. www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
    Due: Oct. 30
  • Coca Cola Scholarship
    Applicants must be a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
    Award: varies from $4,000 - $20,000 www.coca-colascholars.org
    Due: Oct. 31
  • Beauty Education Scholarships
    These scholarships re awarded quarterly to an aspiring student of the beauty disciplines, including but not limited to: cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, make up artistry, massage therapy, electrolysis, laser hair removal, permanent makeup artist training, hair braiding, salon and spa management, and more.
    Award: $2,500
    Due: Oct. 31, January 31, April 30, and July 31
  • USPAACC Scholarships
    Be at least 16 years of age at time of application, of Asian American Descent, citizen or resident of the United States, and going to a full-time accredited post-secondary education institution in the United State. For the Bruce Lee Scholarship, you may come from any ethnic background. http://www.uspaacc.com/programs/college-scholarships/

November

  • Ron Brown Scholar Program
    This is a national program benefiting academically talented, highly motivated African-American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment, and leadership potential.  www.ronbrown.org
    Due: November 1
  • P.E.O Scholarship
    The requirements for this scholarship include excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success, is a senior, has a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0, a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada, plans to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution in the US or Canada full-time or part-time, and is recommended by and receives the vote of a P.E.O. Chapter. www.peointernational.org.  Award: $2500
    Due: November 1 (postmarked)
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars: Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest
    Must compose an audio essay on a given theme.  Award: Each state finalist will receive a trip to Washington, D.C. and competes for scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $16,000. www.vfw.org
    Due: November 1
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
    Student must have significant experience and leadership associated with a sustained community service project.  The project had to have started after Sept. 1, 2005.  We can only nominate one person for this scholarship.  The application is lengthy.
    Award: State honorees receive $1,000, engrave silver medallion, and an all-expense paid trip with a parent to Washington, D.C. in May.  www.prudential.com/spirit
    Due: November 1
  • The Chapel of Four Chaplains Essay Contest
    Must be a senior in high school, and write an essay on a given topic.  Award: $300 - $1,000.  www.fourchaplains.org
    Due: November 14
  • Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
    This is open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.  With the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, then work during the summer at NSA’s main headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, for a minimum of 12 weeks in areas related to your course of study.  You’ll acquire real-world experience and receive a salary year-round.  Best yet, after you graduate college, a position will be waiting for you in your area of study in NSA.  Applicants are accepted September 1 – November 15 each year.  www.NSA.gov/Careers
    Due: November 15
  • Seattle University’s Sullivan Leadership Award
    Students must be involved with leadership program and demonstrate the following qualities: leadership, social justice, excellent communication skills, academic promise, and citizenship.  Award: Full ride scholarship to Seattle University
    Due: November 15
  • DAR Good Citizens Program and scholarship Contest
    Student must be nominated by your counselor.  Let us know you are interested.  Students must exhibit dependability, community service, strong leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree.  Students that have a mother that is a member of the DAR are encourage to tell their counselor as those students have a competitive edge.
    Award: Varies from $250 for the State Winner and $5,000 for the National Winner.
    Due: November 20
  • Free Speech Essay Contest
    High school juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in FIRE’s essay contest.  To enter, students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the provided topic.
    Awards: $10,000 – 9 awards. www.thefire.org
    Due: November 25
  • Metro PCS Community Scholarship
    Requirements are 3.0 GPA minimum and community and school volunteerism.  Complete an application online.  Award: $1,000  www.metropcs.com/scholarship
    Due: November 25
  • Prudential Georgia Realty’s American Dream Scholarship Essay Contest - $1,000
    Participants must be enrolled as a full-time high school junior or senior.  To apply, students must submit an essay based on one of the three essay questions about their personal experience with homeownership.
    • Describe your experience of volunteering for Habitat for Humanity or any other charitable organization that supports home ownership.
    • Today, fewer families are living in their homes for extended periods of time.  How has moving to a home in a different neighborhood, city, or state changed and/or influence your values?
    • Do you feel that the American Dream of home ownership is still valued?  Why or why not?
    http://www.prudentialgeorgia.com/american-dream-scholarship.aspx
    Due: November 30
  • EarthWatch Institute Student Challenge
    Student must be nominated by a counselor or teacher and have demonstrated talent in the arts and humanities and interest that bridge the arts and sciences.  Winners spend two to three weeks immersed in the summer research of leading scientists.  Teams work at laboratories, observatories, and field stations in North America, Hawaii, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean.  The Durfee Foundation covers all travel and field costs.
    http://www.earthwatch.org/education/student/scap/nominate.html
    Due: November 30
  • UC Berkeley Scholarship
    An applicant must have a minimum of 3.0 unweighted GPA, gross family income of $86,000 or less, California resident, apply to UC Berkeley for Fall of 2015/Spring 2016, and submit a Statement of Intent to Register to UC Berkeley by May 1, 2015.
    http://www.alumni.berkeley.edu/services/scholarships/achievement-award-program
    Due: November 30
  • UC Davis Cal Aggie Leadership Scholarship
    Must apply to UC Davis, have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and write an essay. 
    Award: $500 - $10,000  Alumni@ucdavis.edu
    Due: Apply to UC Davis by  November 30 and submit online scholarship application and essay by January 31.

December

  • Violet Richardson Award - $1,000
    The Violet Richardson Award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts such as: fighting drugs, crime, violence; cleaning up the environment; and working to end discrimination and poverty. Eligible applicants are young women who: are currently between the ages of 14 and 17; have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it; have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers. Email your application to nshilts@att.net. You may also send your application with any supporting materials to: Soroptimist International of Red Bluff, Nancy Shilts, P.O. Box 962, Red Bluff, CAQ 96080.
    www.soroptimist.org/members/program/programdocs/violetrichardsonaward/english/vraapplication-writeable.pdf Due: December 1
  • Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
    Write a 350 word essay on a given topic. Topic will change yearly. See website for details. Award: Up to $5000
    www.fra.org/essay
    Due: December 1
  • Toyota Community Scholars Program
    Must be nominated by your school counselor. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be actively involved in community service, be a U.S. citizen, and plan to enroll in a 4 year university.
    www.toyota.com/communityscholars
    Due: December 1
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
    Stduent intends to major in engineering or a related science, be a U.S. citizen, have at least a 3.5 GPA, and have taken the ACT or SAT. Successful candidates in the past have ranked in the 90th percentile in both math and verbal. Award: $1,500 - $6,000.
    www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm
    Due: December 1
  • Scholars helping Collars - $1,000
    All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors. To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.
    www.petplay.com/scholarship
    Due: December 4
  • Elk’s Most Valuable Student Scholarship
    This is a scholarship for top students who are active in their school and community. You must follow all instructions precisely or you will be eliminated. Students can win scholarships at the local, regional, and state level. The applications are to be turned in at the local Elk’s Lodge on Gilmore Road.
    www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm
    Due: December 6
  • AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship
    Applicants must be entering a profession degree program leading to a Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree program, must be financially disadvantaged or gram an underrepresented ethnic group. Award: Varying amounts.
    www.aia.org/education/aias075223
    Due: December 6
  • CSU,Chico President’s Scholars Program
    Chico State offers selective scholarships to students who will enroll as first time freshman. Students must apply for admission to Chico State no later than November 30, have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and 1200 total SAT Reasoning Test score (includes verbal plus mathematics) or a 27 composite ACT score. Award: $3,000 per year for four years.
    www.csuchico.edu/fa/scholarships/types/pres.shtml
    Due: December 15 – University Scholarship Application
  • NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000 to $10,000 scholarships for seniors who have their own business.
    www.NFIB.com/YEA
    Due: December 18
  • McDonald Scholarship
    Ronald McDonald House Charities® local Chapters, with support from Global RMHC®, McDonald’s®, and McDonald’s Owner/Operators, offer scholarships to students from disadvantage communities who face limited access to educational and career opportunities.
    www.aboutmcdonalds.com/mcd/studentzone.html
    Due: December 20

January

  • The American Indian College fund
    This fund offers scholarships to students attending accredited tribal colleges and universities as well as those attending non-tribal colleges and graduate students. See the following sites for more information.
    www.collegefund.org/students and alumni/content/scholarships
    Apply from Jan. 1 to May 31
  • John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. For Contest information, registration, and to submit you essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org Award: First place winner - $10,000, second place - $1.000, and up to 5 finalists receive $500 each
    Due: January 5
  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
    The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program annually awards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.
    Award: $10,000 per year for four years.
    www.reaganfoundation,org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx
    Due: January 10
  • Burger King Scholars Programs
    High School seniors, BURGER KING employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners are eligible to receive up to $50,000 I scholarship awards for the 2014/15 school year.
    www.bkmclamorefoundtion.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
    Due: January 10
  • University of the Pacific President’s and Regents’ Scholarships
    These scholarships are awarded to outstanding and exceptional high school seniors who apply to the university by the January 15 deadline. Applicants are considered individually using a combination of academic performance, curricular rigor, standardized test results. And other personal qualifications.
    Award: $6.500 - $10,000 annually
    www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/AdministrationOffices/Office-of-financial-Aid/Types-of-Financial-Aid/Scholarships.html
    Due: January 15
  • USF Academic Merit Award and University Scholars
    Available to incoming freshmen applicant who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have demonstrated extraordinary scholarship and aptitude. Applicants for admission must apply no later than January 15. Award: $6,000 - $20,000 per year (opportunity to renew annually)
    www.usfcs.edu/onestop/Financial_Aid/Grants_and_Scholarships-University_Grants_and_Scholarship/
    Due: January 15
  • Golden 1 Credit Union scholarships
    Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students who will attend an accredited, nonprofit two or four-year college or university in California. The student or the student’s parent/guardian has been a Golden 1 member or at least 1 year, the student is involved in community volunteer and extracurricular activities, and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Award: $1,000 - $5,000
    www.golden1.com/scholarships
    Due: January 15
  • American Legion Scholarships
    Various American Legion scholarships are available for students planning on pursieing post-secondary education opportunities.
    Award: Varies
    www.legion.org/scholarships
    Due: Varies
  • Mensa Scholarship Essay
    The Mensa Education and Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by he applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
    www.mensafoundation.org Click on “What We Do” to find scholarship link.
    Due: January 15
  • California Association of Collectors, Inc.
    This scholarship is based upon a simple one-page application and a 700-1,000 word essay on “The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit during Your College Years”. Three finalists will be chosen and will be ranked as first place ($2,500), second place ($2,000), and third place ($1,500).
    www.cacesf.org
    Due: January 15
  • Dell Scholars
    Must be in Upward Bound or Upward Bound Math and Science. The scholarships are $20,000, which can be spread over six years, including graduate studies. Successful applicants must have at least a 2.4 GPA, have overcome obstacles, demonstrate an interest in attending a four-year college, and are Pell Grant eligible.
    www.dellscholars.org
    Due: January 15
  • Gates Millennium Scholarship
    The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding, low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
    www.gmsp.org
    Due: January 15 – long process, so start early
  • Navy ROTC Scholarship Opportunity
    With the NROTC scholarship, you can study at the college of your choice and earn a commission as a Navy Officer. Requirements: U.S. citizen, be at least a high school junior, be in the top 10% of your class, and have a minimum SAT Math and Verbal combined score of 1150 or have a minimum ACT Math and Verbal combined score of 49. Award: Full tuition + monthly stipend of $250 - $400 for 4 years of college.
    www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarship _criteria.aspx
    Due: January 21
  • Look at all of the major big box corporations, such as Lowe’s, Jack in the Box, Sears, etc. JC Penney has a whole page of opportunities.
  • Make the U Hispanic Scholarship Program
    Applicants must:
    • Be of Hispanic American heritage.
    • Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or eligible non-U.S. citizen
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate degree.
    • Have plans to enroll full-time in a degree-seeking program at a two or four year U.S accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
    • Must be a first year student at a two year college or a freshman at a four year institution
    • Complete the FAFSA
    www.colgate.com/hazlau
    Due: January 20
  • RMHC U.S. Scholarships
    There are four different scholarships. See www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships for more information. These are sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities ®.
    Due: January 20
  • Orange Scholars Scholarship Program
    Orange Scholars offers scholarships to associates’ children based on financial need and academic performance, as well as community involvement and leadership. Information can be obtained at the Home Depot website
    Due: January 20

February

  • Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
    For a migrant farm worker student who wishes to pursue a career in teachin.  Essay required.
    www.migrant.net
    Due: February 1
  • SPORTQUEST Playing with Purpose
    The Playing with Purpose Scholarship Program is a unique program that recognizes and rewards the nation’s outstanding Christian Student Athletes
    Applying student athletes must meet ALL the following criteria:
    • Currently a high school sophomore, junior, or sernior
    • Maintains a minimum “C” grade average or higher
    • Currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports
    • A committed follower of Jesus Christ
    www.playingwithpurpose.org
    Due: February 1
  • Notre Dame De Namur University Scholarship
    Mercy High School may nominate two students for a $16,000 to attend Notre Dame De Namur University.  It any senior student is interested, please contact Mrs. Bauer.
    Due:Nomination due January 16, Admission application due February 1
  • CTA Del A. Weber Scholarship for Dependent Children
    The applicant must be a dependent child of an active CTA member.  Award: A maximum of 1 scholarship of up to $5,000.
    Due: February 8
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation
    Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson foundation provides scholarships of up to $7,500 annually to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 54-year college or university of their choice.
    Due: February 15
  • University of California, Berkeley Leadership Award
    The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes Cal students who demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments.  Minimum 3.3 unweighted GPA
  • Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
    High Schgool seniors who plan to enroll in a 4-year college or university and who plan to major in engineering, technology, design, or business who have an interest in the automotive industry are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
     Award: $25,000 (100 awarded), $2,000 (1,000 awarded). www.buickachievers.com
    Due: February28
  • PG&E $1Million Scholarship Program
    We are awarding scholarships to bright minds who have given back to the local community or who have overcome great personal challenges.  Award: Up to $1million in scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $30,000.
    Share your story: www.pge.com/brightminds
    Due: February 28
  • Bank of America Scholarship
    Available to seniors who have a parent who is a part-time or full-time employee of Bank of America.  Seniors must plan on enrolling in an accredited 2 or 4 year program after high school.  http://www.bankofamerica.com/foundation/index.cfm?template=fd joemartin
    Due: February 28
  • George Growney Jr. Memorial Scholarship Red Bluff Jr. Round-up Scholarship
    Applicant must be a current Tehama County high school senior that will be graduating in June.  You must have a 2.5 GPA or above, pursue a major in an agricultural or agricultural related field, and take at least 8 units next year.  Selection will be based upon demonstration of school achievement, community activities including 4-H, FFA, rodeo, and work experience.
    Due: February 28
  • AISES Google Scholarship
    The AISES Google Scholarship will fund scholarship awards to American Indian, Alaska Natie, Native Hawaiian, and people of first Nations from Canada AISES members pursuing degrees in computer science, computer engineering, and related programming fields.  Awards:  $10,000 USD for those studying in the US and $5,000 CAD for those studying in Canada and an all-expense paid invitation to the Google Scholars’ Retreat held in July in Mountain View, CA http://aises.org/what/programs/scholarships/info/googlescholars
    Due: February28

March

  • Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
    To be eligible for this scholarship you must: be an African-American, enter an accredited college or university as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.74 or better.
    http://www.nhbwinc.com/scholarship.html
    Deadline: March 1
  • Sons of Italy Western Foundation
    The Grand Lodge of California, Order Sons of Italy in America announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors.  Scholarships are available in the following categories:
    • Academic Awards for high school seniors
    • Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the Summer of 2015
    Requirements for this scholarship are as follows: Applicant must be wholly or partially of Italian descent, be enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University, or Community College for the fall of 2015.
    www.sonsofitalyca.org
    Deadline: March 1
  • California Farm Bureau Scholarships
    Students planning to pursue careers as farmers, ranchers, or other agricultural occupations may now apply for the Califonria Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation scholarships.  Applications are open to students who are Farm Bureau collegiate members in California.  The scholarships are given based on students’ achievements, leadership skills, career goals, extracurricular activities, and other factors.
    www.cfbf.com/programs/scholar
    Deadline: March 1
  • The McConnell Foundation Scholars Scholarship
    The Scholars Scholarship helps students achieve a Bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university.  It consists of a renewable (up to four years total) financial award of up to ninety percent of unmet need as defined by the Federal Aid Report, with a maximum of $10,000 per year, plus non-financial support such as mentoring and personal
    Deadline: March 2
  • The McConnell Foundation Vista Scholarship
    The Vista Scholarship helps students complete an Associate’s degree of a vocation certificate program at either Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous.  It consists of a financial award that can be renewed for up to two years (four years total).
    http://www.mcconnellfoundation.org/programs/scholarships
    Deadline: March 2
  • College Options Scholars Program
    a. For seniors graduating in 2014/15 from one of the qualifying four-counties with a high school diploma or a GED.
    b. Student must be planning to enroll full-time Fall 2015 at a qualifying four-year university or Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous (with the intention of transferring to a qualifying four year university after two years).
    c. Students must have an EFC of $4.995 or less based on the 2014/15 FAFSA or California DREAM Application.
    d. Student must be first generation college.
    e. Minimum GPA: 2.75
    f. Applicants must hae complete a-g requirements with a C or better each semester in each a-g class.
    g. Scholarship award is for One year.  Students can renew their scholarships for up to four years pending available funding and students completing the conditions of the scholarship program.
    h. Scholarship amounts range from $500 - $4,000/year
    i. Between 25-30 students will be awarded.
    www.collegeoptions.org/scholarships-co.html
    Deadline: March 5
  • Tzu Chi Scholars
    Tzu Chi Scholars is a program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to an  outstanding college-bound high school graduates.  Eligibility: Graduating senior that demonstrates financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA, and will enroll in accredited U.S. College full-time.  Award: $1,000.
    www.us.tzuchi.org/scholarship
  • Red Bluff Garden Club Scholarship Award
    The Red Bluff Garden Club, Inc. provides scholarships for high school seniors (attending a Tehama county school) who are excellent students and who plan a plant or horticulture oriented career in natural resources, botany , conservation, floriculture, entomology, forestry, horticulture, plant biology, landscape architecture, agriculture, plant and pest management, plant genetics, soil science, crop science, urban planning or related fields.  See the Counseling Office.  Award: $500 to $1,000
    Deadline: March 10
  • Italian Catholic Federation
    The Federation offers college scholarships to students who achieve a total cumulative GPA (3 ½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements.  Students must be Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent.  They need not be of Italian descent if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation. www.icf.org
    Deadline: March 15
  • Caners Foundation
    The CANERS Foundation scholarship applications are for the benefit of students who are interested in pursuing an education and career in horticulture or agribusiness related to horticulture.  www.cangc.org and click on the scholarship button.
    Deadline: March 15
  • Northern Valley Pheasants Forever #907
    Because of generous donations made by PF members, a scholarship program was established to recognize and provide a financial award to a senior from Shasta, Tehama, or Trinity Counties.  One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior that plans to attend an institution of higher education and major in Wildlife biology, wildlife Management, Agriculture, or a related field.
    Deadline: March 15
  • Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship
    Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California offers a scholarship to students planning to attend an accredited Community College or University.  Applicants must be of Portuguese descent, have a minimum e.5 GPA, meet all admissions requirements for their chosen college, participated in at least three extra-curricular activities, and submit three letters of recommendation (one from a Principal or Counselor, one from a teacher, and one from any non-relative).  Award: $500   Http://www.cabrillocivicclubs.org/scholarship.asp
    Deadline: March 15
  • Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
    The Chicana/Latina Foundation (CLF) is a non-profit organization which promotes professional and leadership development of Latinas.  The Foundation’s mission is to empower Chicanas/Latinas through personal, education, and professional advancement.  www.chicanlatina.org/scholarship.html
    Deadline: March 17
  • Shell Oil Company technical Scholarship
    To be consider eligible for the Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship you must be a high school student who plans to enroll full-time in one of the following: geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical, or petroleum engineering.
    Awards: 20 at $2,500
    Deadline: March 20
  • Ayn Rand Scholarships 9th – 12th Graders
    The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money every year.
     Anthem (9th and 10th grade) due March 20
    Fountainhead (11th and 12th grade) April 26
  • Shire ADHD Scholarship Program<
    This scholarship is intended for US citizens who are accepted to or attending an approved college, university, vocational school, or technical school as an undergraduate student who has been diagnosed with ADHD and is under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD.  Award: $2,000 + 1 year of ADHD coaching services.
    http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/
    Deadline: March 27
  • Latinos Unidos Scholarship
    All Latinos are encourage to apply
    Deadline: March 28
  • Red Bluff USBC Bowling Association Scholarship
    The Red Bluff USBC Bowling Association is offering a scholarship of at least $125 and a maximum of $300 to a graduating senior from a Tehama County School.  Students must have a family member (parent or grandparent) in the Red Bluff Bowling Association, a youth bowler at Lariat Bowl, or a member of one of the bowling associations.  Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be attending a college or university next year.  A full time trade school will be considered by the board.
    Deadline: March 31
  • Dairyville Scholarship
    The Dairyville Scholarship is available to high school seniors who graduated from Lassen View Elementary School in Los Molinos, CA as 8th graders.
    www.dairyvillefestival.org
    Deadline: March 30
  • California Alarm Association Youth Scholarship Program
    The 2014 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program offers $40,000 in funds to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel in the State of California.  There are 11 regional awards, one statewide award, and four national awards.  This program rewards students who have excelled academically and are active in community service at their school.  www.CAAonline.org
    Deadline: March 30
  • Tehama Shooters Association
    The Tehama Shooters Association Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a Tehama Shooters Association family member who plans to attend a college or vocational school that has proper accreditation.  The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 for the last 2 years of high school and be enrolled as a full time student in their chosen college or vocational school.  Award: $500.  See the counselor
    Deadline: March 30
  • Writers Forum Scholarship
    Writers Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to the writer in all of us, is offering a $500 future Author Scholarship to a graduation senior who is pursuing a career in writing.  http://reddingwritersforum.com/scholarships/
    Deadline: March 31

April

  • Soroptimist International of red Bluff High School Scholarship
    Soroptimist International of Red Bluff is looking for qualified candidates for a $500.00 scholarship. Eligibility requirements are a Tehama County graduating senior with financial need, good citizenship, and good grades. To receive the scholarship, the recipient must register and attend college after graduation from high school. See the Counselor
    Deadline: April 1
  • Northern California Golf Association Scholarships
    Diane and Paul Morton Scholarship: $5,000 ($1250/year)
    Geraldine Elizabeth House Scholarship: $4,000 ($1,000/year)
    Goldman Family Scholarship: Six for $4,000 ($1,000/year)
    These Scholarships will provide financial assistance to a deserving youth who will attend a four-year college or university. The awards are both merit-based and need-based and each applicant must be a full-time high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    http://ncgafoundation.org/grants/scholarships
    Deadline: April 1
  • O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship
    The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship supports low-income, capable young women so they can achieve their greatest potential through education. Each scholarship if $20,000 and is awarded in %5,000 increments annually over four years to each recipient who continues to meet eligibility requirements. Eight scholarships will be awarded this year. www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/national/scholarships/oscholarship-eligibility
    Deadline: April 1
  • Jack Little Memorial Scholarship Fund
    To be eligible for the Jack Little Memorial Scholarship, a student must have a parent/guardian that is a member of the Tehama County Miscellaneous Bargaining Unit and have at least a 2.0 GPA. www.tehamaschools.org
    Deadline: Last Monday in April
  • Antelope School District Community Scholarship
    Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 to $1,000 as determined by the scholarship committee. Students must have graduated from Berrendos Middle School and attended Antelope District schools for at least five years. Students must have maintained a 2.5 GPA, going to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university and graduate from any public or private high school. Type or print your application and sign and date the final page. Mail the completed application along with your brief essay in a manila envelope to: Antelope Elementary School, ATTN: Antelope Berrendos Booster Club, 22630 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff, CA 96080
    http://aesd-aesd-ca.schoolloop.com/boosters
    Deadline: April 8
  • Northern California Veterinary Medical Association Animal Sciences Scholarship
    This scholarship is presented to high school seniors who have demonstrated interest and ability in animal science related careers. Students must have the recommendation of three faculty members and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. Demonstration of a genuine interest in animals and a desire to seek further education in fields dedicated to the betterment of animals or animal related fields.
    Applications are available in the Counseling office.
    Deadline: April 10
  • Shasta College High School Scholarship Listing
    Shasta College has posted the Spring High School Scholarship listing. Students may access this listing and applications at www.shastacollege.ed/fa/scholarships and then click on “High School Seniors Apply Here”.
  • Bidwell Vibes Scholarship
    The volunteers at Bidwell Elementary School are offering scholarships in amounts of up to $500 to high school graduates who attended Bidwell Elementary School during their K-6 years and who plan to further their education. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 14
  • Tehama County Association of Realtors
    A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Tehama County High School senior. All applications MUST be done in resume style. Application is available in the Counseling Office or downloaded at www.tcaor.com
    Deadline: April 14
  • Don and Roy Splawn Charitable foundation West Scholarship Grant Program
    We encourage students to apply that have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance. We are looking for students that understand and exemplify the meaning of “hard work”. Students must have a GPA of 2.6 or above. www.fsrequests.com/splawnscholarship2014
    Deadline: April 15
  • Avalos Foundation Scholarship Application
    The Avalos Foundation once again will be offering its scholarships to graduating seniors from the upper Sacramento Valley. This scholarship focuses on high academically achieving students who are financially challenged attending the University of California.
    Applications are available in the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 15
  • Tehama County Republican Central Committee
    The amount of the scholarship and the number of scholarships annually awarded shall be determined by the committee. Applicants must be a senior who lives in Tehama County and has maintained at least a 2.0 grade point average in high school. A previous scholarship recipient may re-apply by providing transcripts or other official evidence verifying at least a 2.0 grade point average during post-secondary education. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 15
  • Officer Dave Mobilio/Pal Scholarship
    This year there will be four scholarship recipients and each will receive $500. The application is available at: http://www.tehamaso.org/mobilio pal scholarship.htm
    Deadline: April 17
  • Thad Blanchard III Memorial Scholarship
    Any Tehama County graduating senior who is a graduate of Gerber Elementary School may apply for one of the scholarships. Financial need is one of the criteria in selecting the recipients of this scholarship. See the Counseling Office
    Deadline: April 17
  • Fitzhugh Literary Society
    This $200 scholarship is designed for English, liberal arts, and communication majors who plan to continue their education after high school. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 17
  • BloodSource
    One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student at each local high school that participated in a BloodSource blood drive. The check will be sent directly to the student’s four year university, community college or technical college of attendance. This opportunity is available only to graduating seniors who were active members of the blood drive committee during the current school year. See the Counseling Center
    Deadline: April 19
  • Honors in the Face of Medical Adversity Scholarship - $1,000
    Students who reside in Shasta, Trinity, Tehama, or Siskiyou counties and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university, or accredited vocational school. Students must have an overall combined GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students who have dealt with serious medical adversity issues, either during their high school years or their lifetime such as: students who have survived a life threatening illness, such as cancer; or students who cope with serious chronic illness or disease every day of their lives, such as diabetes, kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital limb defects, cerebral palsy, amputation, severe asthma, epilepsy, etc.; or students who have had to undergo numerous surgeries; or students who have persevered through long term rehabilitation following an accident or trauma. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 19
  • Student-View Scholarship
    These scholarships are awarded via random drawing. There are no academic requirements, no essay required, no lengthy application forms, and no application fees. Simply log on to the website below, fill out the survey, and be entered to win a scholarship of up to $4000;
    Award: (1) $4000, (2) $1,000, (9) $500
    Deadline: April 21
  • Tehama County Cattlemen’s Association Sponsoring the Ronald S. Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • The Ronald S. Knight Memorial Scholarship committee is pleased to announce four scholarships in the amount of $2,000 per scholarship for the 2014 school year. Applicant must be attending an accredited Jr. College, 4 year College or University and pursuing a major in an agricultural or ag-related course of study. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: April 25
  • Premier West Bank
    In keeping with our commitment to contribute to our community and our youth, eligible high school seniors can view and print the Deadline: April 26
  • Tehama County Peace Officers’ Association
    Any graduating student of a Tehama County High school who plans to pursue a career in some area of law enforcement and has maintained a 2.5 GPA is eligible to compete for this scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 as determined by the number of candidates applying. All phases of an application will be considered including grades, school and community activities, personal character, and financial need.
    See the Counseling Office.
    Mail applications to Tehama County Peace Officers’ Association, Attn:
    Sgt. Richard Knox, P.O. Box 784, Red Bluff, Ca 96080 or you may hand deliver to Tehama County Sheriff’s Office at 22840 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff, CA. Interviews will be scheduled for those applicants chosen by the scholarship committee.
    Deadline: April 28

May

  • Red Bluff Emblem Club No. 408
    This scholarship is for a United States citizen, who is graduated or will be graduating this year from a Tehama County school, and who is pursuing a higher education. This is a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarship applications are to be mailed to: Red Bluff Emblem Club $408, P.O. Box 958, Red Bluff, CA 96080; Attention: Scholarship Chairman. Applications available in Counseling Office.
    Deadline: May 1
  • Orland Holy Ghost
    This scholarship is in the amount of $1,000. You must have a GPA of at least 3.0, be of Catholic faith, and be of Portuguese decent. Applications available in Counseling Office.
    Deadline: May 1
  • Katherine E. Heeren Memorial Scholarship
    Katherine E. Heeren Memorial Scholarship for Christian Women was created for Christian women in Tehama County who show strong academic promise. Applicants must be committed to their Christian faith, female, and be a resident of Tehama County. See the Counseling Office.
    Deadline: May 5
  • Red Bluff Volunteer Department/Tom Kinner Memorial Scholarship ($1000)
    Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in firefighting or a related medical field and be graduating with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    Application available in the Counseling Center.
    Deadline: May 2
  • Matters of Life and Death Scholarship Writing Contest Guidelines
    The goals of this contest are to help California students develop awareness of the issues surrounding end-of-life decision-making and to financially assist college-bound scholars.
    To participate you must meet the following requirements:
    • Currently attending a California high school
    • Currently a high school junior or senior
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college in the United States, and
    • United States citizen or permanent reside of the United States.
    For more info: https://www/compassionandchoices.org (type in scholarship in the search bar)
    Deadline: May 15
  • B. Davis Scholarship $1000
    This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on what you would consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 0r 20 years. Why do you think this issue is so important?
    Submit by email to awards@studentawardsearch.com
    Deadline: May 26
  • New Scholarship/Grant Opportunities for Northern California Latino Students: Cien Amigos-IME Becas College Scholarships: 50 one-time $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate, low-income, Latino students. High School grants: 100 one-time $300 grants to low-income, Latino, high-school juniors and seniors for college application fees, SAT/ACT test materials/fees or college-prep course fees.
    Applications available at: http://cienamigos-imebecas.org/index.php/scholarships/
    Deadline: May 31

June

  • Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program
    Are you going to pursue an animation related field at an accredited school or college? Visit: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information and online application form.
    Deadline: June 1
  • Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: We will be awarding up to $1,000 for the winner(s) each year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our website:
    http://www.abbotandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.
    Deadline: June 14
  • Gordon Stafford Scholarship in Architecture: Qualified students are invited to apply at www.skwarchitects.com/about/scholarships
    Deadline: June 17
  • Big Sun Scholarship: The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving students. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport hey are participating in. Award is $500. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution. http://www.bigsunathletics.com
    Deadline: June 21
  • United Way/Tri Counties Bank Scholarship: The bank only requires the student to maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher during the applicant’s senior year and demonstrate financial need. For more information, contact United Way of Northern California at (530) 241-7521.
    Deadline: June 30
  • Storage.com College Scholarship: We are offering three $2,500 scholarships to the winners of our essay contest. The scholarships will be awarded to one person in each of the following categories:
    • Current high school senior enrolled at a college or university in the fall
    • Current college student previously enrolled at a college or university in the spring of 2015 and enrolled in the fall of 2015.
    • Parent/guardian of a student enrolled at a college or university in the fall of 2015.
    http://www.storage.com/scholarships
    Deadline: July 31
  • Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship (20 awards - $2500): You must be a high school student who plans to enroll full-time in one of the following: geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical, or petroleum engineering.
    Application can be found at http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php