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2018 Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship

2018 Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship Guidelines
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. is a predominantly African-American Fraternity founded in 1911 on
the campus of Indiana University. For several decades Kappa Alpha Psi has sponsored a
scholarship program for high school seniors in an effort to increase the number of African-
Americans attending college throughout the United States.
To be eligible for the Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship contest:
 Applicant must be a graduating High School Senior
 African-American, Hispanic, and Asian (male or female) are highly encouraged to apply
 Must enroll at a four year College/University in the Fall of 2018. (Proof required upon
 Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
 Applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
 Live in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin, or San Francisco Counties
If selected as recipient, the applicant will receive a monetary award of $1,000.
Click here to fill out the online application.
Students are required to submit an essay of 400- 500 words or less about “Why is a College
Education Important to Me”.
Students are required to submit a Personal statement which is explained on the application.
All information received during the application process will be treated as confidential.
Additional required documents:
 Completed Scholarship Application Official High School Transcript
 Copy of SAT/ACT score.
 One signed letter of recommendation written by principal, teacher or counselor.
 One signed letter of recommendation from a community representative.
Applicants are responsible for completing the online application and
submitting all information by March 30, 2018 (postmarked).

Bio Rad High School Scholarship

Lewis Howard Latimer Scholarship




Application Deadline (Extended):  Monday, February 19, 2018  Monday, March 19, 2018


Eligibility: Both male and female African American high school seniors


Application Link:




Items required from each student to complete a full application (Additional instructions and requirements & eligibility information is listed on the application):


·        Completely filled out online application form


·        1 Letter of Recommendation


·        Essay


·        Personal Photo


·        Current HS Transcript




9 scholarship programs


WHO Can apply? Incoming or current college students of any ethnic background.

Must plan to be enrolled full time in the fall. Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a US citizen or permanent resident unless otherwise stated.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 23, 2018

UEW Healthcare Scholarship

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.

Our Deadline:
July 31, 2018

Award Amount:


PTA Scholarships

Attention Seniors: You must be a PTSA member by December 1, 2017 to apply.

Elks National Foundation Scholarship


Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Applications for the 2018 contest are now available to download, from applications must be submitted online by November 27, 2017.  The Elks National Foundation Scholarship Office will send email notifications to applicants informing them of the status of their applications, and advising them whether or not they will advance through the competition.


In late April 2018, the 20 top finalists will participate in a Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges.  These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000.  The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000.  The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.


In addition, the BPOE offers several other scholarships:  the Legacy Awards are for students who have a parent or grandparent who is an Elk in good standing or, if deceased, who was in good standing at the time of death; the Emergency Education Grants are available to students whose Elk parents are deceased or totally disabled.  There is also a Vocational Grant available for students who may not wish to pursue a college degree.


Questbridge Scholarship

The Questbridge National College Match connects academicallh outstanding high school seniors from low-income backgrounds with full four-year scholarhips-worth over $200,000 each-to the nation's leading colleges. 

Who should apply?

High school seniors who:

Are in the top 5-10% of their class

Score >1310 on the SAT or >28 on the ACT

Come from households earning less than $65,000 per year (typical family of four)

May be eligible for free/reduced lunch

May be part of the first generation in their family to attend college

Apply online at

Application deadline is September 27, 2017

Alumni Scholarship

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Receive up to $2500 to pursue career or technical education. Deadline: June 1, 2016


To apply online, please visit

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

This is a $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.



Deadline for this scholarship: June 1, 2016

Sterling Law Offices College Scholarship


Sterling Law Offices College Scholarship

Sterling Law Offices, S.C. is offering students the opportunity to win a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic goals. We believe in education and want to help curb the cost of education for students. Our hope is that this scholarship will help students continue to pursue their dream and achieve all of their goals.


The scholarship is open to high school seniors preparing for their first year of college as well as college students already enrolled full-time.


Students interested in applying are asked to apply online via the form below. You may also mail your application to the address below.


Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
753 N Jefferson St
Milwaukee, WI 53202


Payment of Scholarships

The Sterling Law Offices, S.C. scholarship is paid to the school of the selected recipient. It will be paid in a one-time, non-renewable amount of $1,000 U.S. Dollars. Only one entry is permitted per student.


All scholarships given by Sterling Law Offices, S.C. are awarded annually in July. The scholarship payout will occur in August of the same year in one installment of $1,000 U.S. Dollars.


Eligibility Guidelines and Overview

  • Must be a resident of the United States.
  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited four or two-year college or trade school.
  • Please provide the address of the college’s Financial Aid Office in your application.
  • Please provide your college student identification number in your application.
  • Application must be completed by June 30th to be eligible for the next school year.
  • Students must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Scholarship awards and eligibility requirements are subject to change.

Beach Blanket Babylon " Scholarship for the Arts"

2016 Scholarship Form

The Steve Silver Foundation & Beach Blanket Babylon "Scholarship for the Arts" is dedicated to giving Bay Area high school seniors the opportunity to pursue an education in the performing arts. Three $15,000 scholarships will be awarded, one in each of the following categories: Voice, Acting and Dance.

Entries will be first judged by a panel of performing arts professionals and experts, who will pick the top three finalists in each category. Finalists will be notified by phone on Monday, May 9, 2015, and will perform their selection live at Club Fugazi in San Francisco on Monday, June 6, 2016.


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Vaughn Wassom Scholarship

Any graduating senior who attended at least the fifth grade at Mountain View Elementary and is planning on attending post-secondary education is eligible for the $500 scholarship.


Please see Mrs. Santos for Application. 

Outstanding African-American Seniors Scholarship

The eligibility requirements are: 

Self-identify as an African American

High school senior, graduating in May/June 2016

Minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

Active participation in school and /or community activities

Demonstrated leadership skills

Commitment to attend and graduate from a four-year college or university 


Selected students will be honored and presented with a $1000 scholarship voucher at the 25th annual Celebration of Excellence.  The reception will be held at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 3 PM.


See Mrs. Santos for Application and Link

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship


Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
Guidelines and Application



Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each. This year we are delighted to offer 31 scholarships.
View the list of our 2015 recipients.

Application Deadline


Applications are now being accepted.
The deadline for submission is Thursday, March 31, 2016


Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible for the CLF Scholarship.

Candidates must:

  • Be a woman of Chicana/Latina heritage.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following Northern California counties:
    Click here for list of eligible counties Alameda
    Contra Costa
    San Francisco
    San Mateo
    Santa Clara
    Santa Cruz
  • Have lived at least two years in one of the above Northern California counties at the time of application
  • Community College and Undergraduate students must:
        - Be enrolled as a full-time college student (as defined by your institution*) when
          applying and for the following academic year, and
        - Have completed 12 college units after high school graduation, and
        - Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 of college course work
  • Graduate students must:
        - Be enrolled graduate/professional students completing course/thesis/dissertation;
          or have been accepted into graduate/professional school, and
        - Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for college course work
  • Commit to attending the CLF Leadership Institute (one weekend in August after being selected and one weekend the following year in February)
  • Commit to volunteering ten (10) hours for CLF before March the year after being selected
  • Past CLF awardees may not re-apply until four years after receiving our scholarship


*If your institution considers you full-time, but you are enrolled or will be enrolled in less than 12 units, please explain the reason you are considered full-time in the Comments section of your application.

Other Scholarship Programs


This program supports LGBT students:

Download Application

The Scholarship Guidelines and Application are available in PDF format. You may need to download the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader pdf.

» Download the Application (PDF)

Mail the completed Application and Documents to:
Chicana Latina Foundation
Scholarship Committee
1419 Burlingame Ave. Suite W2
Burlingame, CA 94010






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PG & E STEM Scholarship


Program Information


Deadline: February 29, 2016


Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (collectively, "PG&E") are offering Better Together Scholarships for undergraduate study to students who are PG&E customers.

The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the largest U.S. designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

Before beginning the application process and to better understand theBetter Together Scholarships, please read the following guidelines and instructions. Print this information and keep on file for reference of program procedures and important dates.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age and be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a current postsecondary undergraduate student.
  • Be a PG&E customer (based on current copy of bill).
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2016-2017 academic year pursuing first postsecondary degree.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) disciplines.

NOTE: Nontraditional students who are returning to school or planning to pursue a postsecondary education for the first time are eligible and encouraged to apply.

How do I apply?

Only online applications via this website will be accepted. You, the student, are responsible for gathering and submitting all required information. This is a competitive program. Your application is evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all applicable questions as completely as possible. Read and follow the instructions provided for each section of application.

Before registering, you may wish to gather the following information needed to submit your application:

  • Parent or alternate contact's telephone number and email address
  • Student's transcript of grades (or GED record)
  • Work history
  • School and community activities
  • Short statement of student's educational and career objectives
  • Financial information from the most recently submitted tax return

Ready to start?

  • Click on 'Register to Apply' at the bottom of this page.
  • Read and agree to the Online Application Consent, then register with a username and password to create your account.
    Write your username and password down and keep it on file so you can access your application. If you lose this information, you must start over by registering with a new email address, username and password.
  • Correspondence throughout the application process will be by email. Students failing to register with a valid active email account that will accommodate bulk mail may not receive necessary notices or consideration for an award.
  • Use standard capitalization: Jane Smith, not JANE SMITH or jane smith.
  • You may leave the site by clicking Save and Log Out on the left navigation bar. You must enter your username and password to log back into your application.
  • Carefully read the instructions at the top of each application section and formatting tips alongside some fields.
  • Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*). You will be unable to lock and submit your application until all required information is provided.
  • Instructions for completing the Financial Data section of the application are included below.

Top of page.

Ready to submit your application?

  • Review your application carefully.
  • You may make changes to any section until the application is submitted. Be sure to review again after each change.
  • When you are satisfied all information is accurate and complete, print a copy for your records from the Review page. Do not send a printed copy to Scholarship Management Services.
  • Submit the application by following the instructions on the 'Review Application' page.
  • After you lock and submit the application, no changes can be made and you can no longer print a copy. Your account will be closed and you will have no further access to your application data.

The application must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, February 29, 2016.

How are recipients selected and notified?

Selection of recipients is a two-step process.

Scholarship finalists are selected on a competitive basis with consideration of financial need, self-declared academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, and work experience. 

  • Finalists will be selected from all eligible applicants who submit the electronic application.
  • Finalists will be notified by email on or before March 18, 2016. Applicants not selected as finalists will also be notified by email on or before March 18, 2016.
  • This is a competitive program. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as finalists and not all finalists will be selected as recipients. Recipients will be notified in late May.

If you are selected as a finalist you will be required to submit additional documents by a given postmark deadline date.

  • Complete transcript(s) of grades or GED report
  • Copy of the official Standardized Test Score results (high school seniors only)
  • A copy of your current PG&E bill.
  • First two pages of the IRS Form 1040 on which applicant was claimed as a dependent or taxpayer.

The above listed documentation and the applicant's statement of goals and unusual personal or family circumstances will be used by Scholarship Management Services to select potential recipients. Preference in the selection will be given to students who are first in their family to attend a postsecondary institution. The selection process will not be influenced or affected by the actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, or sexual orientation of any applicant.

Recipient information will be referred to a selection committee for approval. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

What are the details of the award and how and when are scholarships paid?

There are awards at two levels.

  • The program targets to award up to 10 scholarships of up to $20,000.
    • Recipients must attend a college, university or vocational technical school within the state of California.
    • Awards are renewable up to four additional years or until a certificate, associate’s degree or bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance. (NOTE: Students receiving a certificate or associate’s degree who immediately go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree with no interruption in study are eligible to continue to renew their scholarship up to four years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned.)
    • The award amount for each of these recipients will be based on submission of a financial aid award letter and Student Aid Report (SAR). Scholarship Management Services will determine the award amount based on the comprehensive school cost minus other gift aid (scholarships and grants) that each recipient is receiving.
  • All remaining awards will be $2,000 each.
    • The $2,000 awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Awards may only be received a maximum of five years.
  • Scholarship Management Services will issue $2,000 awards in one installment on behalf of PG&E.  The check will be issued August 1, 2016.
  • Scholarship Management Services will issue awards in excess of $2,000 in two installments on behalf of PG&E.  The checks will be issued August 1, 2016 and December 15, 2016.
  • Checks are mailed from Scholarship Management Services to each recipient's home address and are made payable to the school for the student.
  • The award may be used to pay for undergraduate education related expenses only.

Recipient Obligations

  • Recipients must complete and submit a signed Scholarship Acceptance Form before funds can be processed.
  • Recipients must notify their school about the award and deliver the scholarship check(s) to the school in a timely manner.
  • Recipients are required to notify Scholarship Management Services of any change in address, school enrollment or other relevant information and to send a complete transcript when requested.

Terms and Conditions

PG&E reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, including termination of the program.

Questions? Contact us:


Call: 1-507-931-1682


Instructions for Providing Financial Information

The Financial Data section of the application should be completed by the parent(s) if the student applicant is claimed as a dependent. If the applicant is independent, the financial data is to be the student's. Independent is defined as one who is not claimed as a dependent by a parent/guardian for tax purposes. Adjusted gross income and total federal income tax amounts should be from the most recently filed tax return.

State of Residence is the state where the parent/guardian and/or independent applicant resides and pays state income tax.

Adjusted Gross Income can be found on IRS Form 1040 and is gross income reduced by specific adjustments allowed by law.

U.S. Total Federal Tax Paid includes the total amount of federal income tax to be paid as reported on IRS Form 1040. This is not the amount withheld from employee paychecks. (The amount withheld should be adjusted by any refund or additional taxes due.) Do not report state income tax.

Total Income earned should be reported for each parent if applicant is a dependent student or by the applicant (and spouse, if applicable) if applicant is an independent student. If applicant is a dependent child, provide information for both natural parents, when possible. If the applicant resides with only one parent, financial information must be received from the parent who claims the child as a dependent for tax purposes. If a parent has remarried, the spouse's information is required if the spouse is a legal guardian of the student, or claims the student as a dependent, or the student is included in the spouse's benefit plan. If necessary, a separate printed Financial Data Form (PDF) may be submitted by the student in order for one to be completed by each parent.

Untaxed Income and Benefits include any other income or benefits not included in the adjusted gross income figure. Do not include untaxed contributions to retirement plans.

Medical and Dental Expenses include only those expenses not paid by insurance. Do not include premium payments.

Total Cash, Checking, Savings, Cash value of stocks, etc., include liquid assets that can be used for educational expenses. Do not include IRA, 401k or other retirement plan funds.

Total Number of Family Members living in the household and primarily supported by the reported income may include:

  • the applicant
  • the applicant's parents if applicant is a dependent
  • other children living in the household
  • dependent college students living away from home
  • other people who live in the household and receive more than half of their support from the reported income
  • Independent students should only report those individuals who are supported by the reported income.

Marital Status is the current status of the person from whom the financial information is submitted.

Of the total number of family members, number of students attending college includes family members attending a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school at least half-time. Include the applicant in this number. Do not include parents.

Note: Any exceptions to providing financial information as instructed above must be submitted to Scholarship Management Services in writing.





Italian American Federation Scholarship



Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc.

Scholarship Application



The purpose of the Italian American Federation is to unify the Italian American community and re-establish closer ties with our Italian heritage.  One of its principle and most cherished activities is the presentation of scholarship awards assigned to a number of promising Italian American students selected from the schools of our community.


1.The Italian American Federation will award scholarships for students graduating in 2016.

2.Applicants must be of Italian ancestry graduating from a high school within the East Bay – or – a graduating student directly related to (son, daughter or grandchild) a member in good standing of an Italian Club represented by the Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc.

3.Graduating seniors seeking to further his/her education by obtaining a higher degree such as AA, BA, BS, or Certificated from a Trade or Vocational School.

4.Applications must be completed by the applicant and given to the school principal or authorized faculty adviser, who must send it to the Scholarship Committee together with a transcript of grades certifying the scholastic standing, school activity record and character of the candidate. 

a.Applications and all supporting documents noted above must be received by the Scholarship Committee no later than March 15, 2016.

5.Applicants will be evaluated and judged on the following factors:

a.Their scholastic record.

b.Their activity and other evidence of leadership and character.

c.Recommendations of faculty.

d.A personal statement by applicant of his/her goals and Italian heritage must be attached.

6.Results of the competition will be announced in April.  Judging will be done by the Scholarship CommitteeThe committee looks forward to honoring the recipients in person at the Annual Scholarship Dinner.


NOTE:  Additional applications may be found on our website:

(Revised 2015 for 2016 Graduates)





Mail Applications to:  IAF c/o Toni Alstad, 18 Greyfell Pl., Pleasant Hill, CA. 94523


Graduating Seniors of Italian Ancestry are eligible for this scholarship (The contents of this application are confidential)

The following information must be included and attached with the completed application:

A.Transcript of applicant’s scholastic record; a letter certifying rank in graduating class; activity record; and, a character reference letter from applicant’s principal or faculty adviser.

B.A personal statement by applicant of his/her goals and Italian heritage.

(If selected for a scholarship a wallet sized photograph will be requested. A copy photo of your graduation picture is preferred.  Instructions for mailing or sending via email will be included in your letter of congratulations.)

Additional comments may be made on back of this form

Application must be received by March 15, 2016 to the above address with all required documentation.

I hereby apply for the academic scholarship presented annually by the Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc.  I have enclosed all documents as required.


Name: _______________________________ Signature__________________________________

Birth Date: __________________________ Tel No: _________________  email_______________

Home Address: ___________________________   City: ______________________ Zip Code:______

High School:________________________Address:_________________________Zip Code:______

Name & address of father or guardian:_________________________________________________

Name & address of mother: _________________________________________________________

Father’s Occupation:_________________________Mother’s Occupation:_____________________

Italian Ancestry:___________________________________________________________________

What extracurricular activities do you participate in? _________________________________________

What school do you plan to attend:_______________________________________________________

Major or principle study:_____________________________________________________________

Signature of parent or guardian:_________________________________________________________

(Revised 2015 for 2016 Graduates)


Boston University applicants Trustee Scholarship Competition

Earn a four -year full- tuition scholarship to BU

Deadline:December 1, 2015

for more information:

Christermon Foundation Beverage Industry Scholarship

This scholarship is for California graduating high school seniors who will attend a four year university in the United States beginning Fall 2016.The students parent or grandparent must be employed with a company holding a California Liquor License: Program application is NOW on line at  The application is available only on-lin at our website. It is NOT transmitted electronically. Applications must be submitted by mail, with all supporting documents attached on or before FEBRUARY 1, 2016.

Chevron Corporation Black History Awareness Celebration Scholarship

15th  Annual Percy Abram Jr. Scholarship Contest: Qualifying applicants will be Seniors with an overall GPA of 2.5 and have demonstrated scholastic achievement, community involvement, and leadership skills. Deadline: January 2, 2015

Please see Mrs. Santos for application

University of Michigan Engineering Scholarship

Planning on attending University of Michigan, College of Engineering? Apply for the Geisinger Scholarship. For scholarship applications or additional information, please visit the ESO web site at the following address:

Joe Wujek Memeorial Scholarship for Future Engineers

Applicants must be current East Bay high school seniors graduating in 2015 who are seeking to pursue a degree in engineering or a related science field.

Pick up application in the College and Career Center or apply on-line at

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 9th year.


We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.


Scholarship Deadline   -  June 10, 2016.


Application Process

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:

Full details are available on our site.

Blackhawk Women's Scholarship Fund

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship

Academic Awards for high school seniors and /or Italian language study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2019. Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian descent.

Applicant MUST BE enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College for the Fall of 2019.

Applications are available in the College and Career Center or online at

Scholarship opportunity for students of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Mien, or Hmong Ancestry

A total of $50,000 in scholarships will be awarded to eligible Southeast Asian American high school seniors in Northern California.

Deadline: March 15, 2015 more information see Mrs. Santos or visit

Assistance League Diablo Valley

High School Seniors Scholarships awarded up to $5000 through the Diablo Valley Assistance League. TO obtain a High School application packet, contact Mrs. Santos in the College and Career Center or log onto then click on "Teacher Grants and Scholarship Applications"