Students: Please remember to notify Mrs. Creager in the Career Center immediately upon receiving any Scholarship Awards, so that she will know to include you in the
Hueneme High School Annual Senior Awards Program May 28, 2015.
Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest Deadline: December 5, 2014
Are you a California teen between 14 and 18? Design a poster highlighting job safety and health for teens and you could win a cash prize – $100, $200, or $300! Your poster may be in any media and can be up to 17” x 22” and in any language. Entry forms are available online at: www.youngworkers.org.
Oxnard Elk’s Lodge #1443 Awards Deadline: December 5, 2014
Eligibility: seniors. To obtain an application:
- Visit elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm.
- Click on the 2015 MVS application link.
- Enter your email address to register.
- Fill out your contact information and submit.
- Your unique cover page will be generated, along with the remaining pages of the application.
- Save the PDF of the application to your computer.
- When complete, print the application.
The application deadline is December 5, 2014. Applications must be submitted to the Oxnard Elks Lodge by person or by mail to: Oxnard Elks Lodge #1443
801 South A Street Oxnard, California 93030 ATTN: Paul Salazar, Scholarship Chair
BIRNS Debra K Geist Memorial Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2014
Eligibility: High school seniors with exceptional leadership potential; pursuing careers in operations or purchasing in business; record of community service; US citizen or US National. Award is $500. Applications are available online at: http://www.birns.com/scholarship.html
Burger King Scholars Program Deadline: December 15, 2014
Eligibility: graduating senior planning to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2015-16 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico; minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply online at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/.
**Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Scholarship Deadline: December 18, 2014
Eligiblity: Seniors planning to attend a 4-year school for an undergraduate degree starting Fall of 2015; be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win). Award is $20,000. Apply online at http://www.dosomething.org/footlocker/apply.
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2014
Eligibility: 9th-12th grade high school students; legal resident of the U.S.; currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months. Essay required. MERIT-BASED. Award is $1,000. Apply online at: http://www.gkscholarship.com/
Top Ten List Scholarship December 31, 2014
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2020. Submit an online
short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic:
“Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.” Award is $1,500. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
FIRE Essay Contest Deadline: January 1, 2015
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is pleased to announce the “Freedom in
Academia” student essay contest. High school juniors and seniors planning on attending college after graduation are encouraged to enter to win one of nine scholarships worth $10,000, $5,000, $1,000, or $500. To enter, watch two FIRE videos—“Silencing U: Five Outrageous Cases of Campus Censorship” and “Don’t Cage My Speech! A Student Schools His College”—and write an 800–1,000 word essay answering the question: “Why is free speech important at our nation’s colleges and universities?” Must be US citizens or permanent residents. Enter online at: www.thefire.org/contest.
CSU Long Beach President’s Scholars Deadline: January 2, 2015
For students planning to attend CSU, Long Beach in Fall 2015 you must have applied by November 30, 2014. President’s Scholars Program is the most comprehensive scholarship offered at CSULB. It provides full payment of tuition and fees, paid housing, book allowance, parking privileges, etc. It is geared for valedictorians or National Scholars who
applied to CSULB by Nov. 30 of their senior year. Information and the online application are available at: www.csulb.edu/presidents_scholars/student_application.
CAC Scholarship Deadline: January 5, 2015
Eligibility: High school senior planning to attend any accredited college, university or vocational school. Awards range from $1,500-$2,500. 700-1,000 word essay on “Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit during Your College Years” is required. Application forms are available in the Career Center or online at www.cacesf.org.
**GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Deadline: January 8, 2015
Eligibility: senior; US citizen; plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2015-2016 academic year; minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need. Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, each year the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program awards approximately 20 college-bound high school seniors a $10,000 scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study only, and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. For information visit: http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx.
APIASF Scholarship Deadline: January 9, 2015
Eligibility: seniors who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S.; enrolling in accredited college or university fall of 2015; minimum 2.7 GPA. Awards range from $2,500-$15,000. Apply online at: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html.
**Ron Brown Scholar Program Deadline: January 9, 2015
This program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Award is $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. Applications are available in the Career Center or apply online at www.ronbrown.org.
CAEOP Scholarship Deadline: January 9, 2015
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior planning to attend an institution of higher education pursuing a degree in business administration or education; minimum 2.0 GPA; resident of California. Must write an essay on “Why I am Choosing a Career in Business or Education” and submit 3 letters of recommendation. Award is $1,000. Applications and information are available online at www.caeop.org.
**VCCF Community Scholarship Program Deadline: January 12, 2015
(EVERY SENIOR SHOULD CONSIDER THIS SCHOLARSHIP) Over 300 scholarships are available for students in Ventura County. Guidelines, instructions and applications are available online at: https://vccf.starsscholarshipsonline.com/stars/default.aspx. You can apply for up to 5 scholarships. See Mrs. Creager in room 85 for a sheet detailing what needs to be done.
**The Gates Millennium Scholars Program Deadline: January 14, 2015
Available to senior high school students who are African American, American Indian / Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. Applicants must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States, must have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 (un-weighted) scale. Student must be enrolling for the first time at a U.S. accredited college or university full-time in the fall of 2015; must demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service,
extracurricular, or other activities. Applicants must meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria as determined through submission of a FAFSA, and must submit all three required forms, (nominee personal information form, nominator form, and recommended form) by the deadline. Awards vary depending on need. Applicants may locate the aforementioned forms at the GMS website www.gmsp.org. The form has features that will guide you in filling out the form correctly and completely.
RMHC/Scholars of Tomorrow Deadline: January 20, 2015
Eligibility: Seniors who are eligible and planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical school; legal U.S. resident; minimum 2.7 GPA. Apply online at http://rmhc.org.
RMHC/African American Future Achievers Scholarship Deadline: January 20, 2015
Eligibility: Seniors who have at least one parent of African American heritage and who are eligible to attend a 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical school; legal U.S. resident; minimum 2.7 GPA. Apply online at http://rmhc.org.
RMHC/Asian American Achievement Scholarship Deadline: January 20, 2015
Eligibility: Seniors who have at least one parent of Asian Pacific heritage and who are eligible to attend a 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical school; legal U.S. resident; minimum 2.7 GPA. Apply online at http://rmhc.org.
RMHC/Hispanic American Scholarship Deadline: January 20, 2015
Eligibility: Seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage and who are eligible to attend a 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical school; legal U.S. resident; minimum 2.7 GPA. Apply online at http://rmhc.org.
I Have A Dream Scholarship Deadline: January 31, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “We want to know…what do you dream about? Whether it’s some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college.” Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
**Edison Scholars Program Deadline: February 1, 2015
Eligibility: High school senior with a minimum 2.8 GPA; planning to be a full-time student majoring in math, physics, chemistry, engineering (electrical, computer, chemical or mechanical), materials science, computer science or information systems at a 4-year college or university; must demonstrate financial need. Award is $10,000 per year renewable for four years. Apply online at www.scholarshipamerica.org/edisonscholars.
**AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Deadline: February 1,2014
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S. by fall 2015; U.S. citizen or legal resident; be ambitious and motivated; be recommended by an unrelated adult. Award is $2,000. Applications are
available online at www.axa-achievement.com. Only first 10,000 applicants will be considered.
The Christermon Foundation Scholarship Program Deadline: February 1, 2015
Eligibility: High school senior who will attend a 4-year university beginning Fall 2015; must have a parent or grandparent who is employed full time with a company holding a valid CA liquor/beer/wine license; applicant must participate in athletics and/or performing arts during both 11th & 12th grades, and can demonstrate community citizenship by student written essay. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000. Applications and information available at www.christermon.com.
Safe Jobs for Youth Public Service Announcement Contest Deadline: February 2, 2015
Are you a California teen between 14 and 18? Design a 30-second video highlighting job safety and health for teens and you could win a cash prize – $100, $200, or $300! Use your creative talents – dancing, acting, script writing, directing, or even singing to promote job safety for youth in the workplace. Entry forms are online at: www.youngworkers.org.
**The Jackie Robinson Foundation Grant Deadline: February 15, 2015
Eligibility: any male or female African-American high school senior who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident; planning to attend an accredited four-year institution in the United States; demonstrates leadership potential and a commitment to community service; has a financial need; has earned a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined for math and critical reading, or a composite ACT score of 21. Selected applicants will receive an annual $7,500 award for 4 years of undergraduate study. Apply online at: www.jackierobinson.org/apply/programs.php.
National Co-op Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2015
Eligibility: 3.5 GPA or better; student must complete all required admissions application material and be accepted for the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed. Application forms are available online at www.waceinc.org.
California Strawberry Scholarships Deadline: February 15, 2015
This program benefits graduating high school seniors who are children of strawberry farm workers. Scholarship awards will be applied toward full time status at a four year college/university, junior college or accredited trade school. Awards are $400-$5,000 and can be renewed annually. Go to www.californiastrawberries.com/scholarships to apply.
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship Deadline: February 20, 2015
Eligibility: Graduating students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Award is $5,000-$10,000. Applications are available online at www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm.
Sweet and Simple Scholarship Deadline: February 28,2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.” Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx. Award is $1,500.
**Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2015
Scholarships in Academic Awards, Athletics, and Italian Language Study Grants are available. Eligibility: must be wholly or partially of Italian Descent; must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or community college for fall, 2014; if applying for Athletics – must be pursuing a career in sports or other sports related profession. Awards range from $500-$5,000. Applications are available online at: www.sonsofitalyca.org.
**Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship Deadline: March 15, 2015
Eligibility: students must be of Italian descent and Roman Catholic; minimum 3.2 GPA. Transcript, letter of recommendation, 150 word personal letter are required. Award is $400. Apply online at www.icf.org.
Robert Miller Scholarship for Viticulture and Enology Deadline: March 27, 2015
This scholarship is offered through the CA Wine Grape Growers Foundation (CWGGF) and is only available to high school Seniors planning to continue their education at either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ($1,000 award), or Alan Hancock Community College in Santa Maria
($500 award), and major in viticulture or enology (wine making). Selection will be based on financial need, scholastic ability, community involvement, leadership and/or work history and an essay addressing certain topics. Applications are available online at www.cwggf.org.
CWGGF Scholarship Deadline: March 27, 2015
Eligibility: children of vineyard employees working in the 2014 or 2015 wine grape growing season; high school senior graduating in 2015 and planning to attend a California college. Awards range from $2,000 for 2 years at any community college, to $8,000 for 4 years at any UC or CSU. Applications are available online at www.cwggf.org.
Superpower Scholarship Deadline: March 31, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?” Award is $2,500. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
**AFSA Scholarship Program Deadline: April 1, 2015
American Fire Sprinkler Association offers ten $2,000 scholarships to seniors who are U.S. citizens or legal residents. Winners are NOT based on financial need. A 10-question open book quiz is required. For each correct answer on the quiz, students receive 1 entry into a drawing for $2,000. Go online to www.afsascholarship.org and click on “High School Contest”.
Ayn Rand Essay Contest for 11th & 12th Graders Deadline: April 26, 2015
Applicants select one of three topics from the book “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand, to write about. Awards range from $50-$10,000. For rules and to apply, go to: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue
All About Education Scholarship Deadline: April 30, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?” Award is $3,000. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
**SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Deadline: May 15, 2015
High school seniors can win $1,000 scholarship for their first year expenses at an accredited college or private career school. Sign up online. Drawings will begin Oct. 25th and follow every two weeks until May 9, 2014. Students can register again after each drawing. Apply online at: www.suntrusteducation.com/sweeps.
**B. Davis Scholarship Deadline: May 25, 2015
Eligibility: high school juniors or seniors. Essay required in under 1000 words on the topic “Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution.”. NO GPA required. Award is $1,000. Apply online at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.
Fifth Month Scholarship Deadline: May 31, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “May is the fifth
month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” Award is $1,500. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
**Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2015
Seniors interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college can win a $1,000 scholarship. Interested students can visit the website and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page: http://www.fashion-schools.org/.
**Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program Deadline: June 1, 2015
AnimationCareerReview.com is offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit the website to find eligibility information along with the online application:
Do-Over Scholarship Deadline: June 30, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why? ” Award is $1,500. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
Flavor of the Month Scholarship Deadline: July 31, 2015
Eligibility: 9-12 grade; legal resident of the state; plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education no later than the fall of 2021. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: “Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that’s the inspiration
behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?” Award is $1,500. Apply online at www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx.
Scholarships with NO Deadlines stated
College Sports Scholarships
Athletic students who want to learn more about college sports scholarship can go to www.athleticaid.com. This site can also give information regarding the new SAT and how it and NCAA eligibility is affected.
Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
Eligibility: Students with recent history of movement for agricultural employment; scholastic potential; financial need. A letter of recommendation, personal essay, and a copy of the student’s current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Eligibility are required. Awards range from $150-$500. Application forms are available in the Career Center.
Various branches of the Armed Services offer scholarships through college ROTC programs. These programs offer officer training programs while a student receives a college education and requires military service upon graduation. Speak with a military representative or go the following websites: Army: armyrotc.com, Navy and Marines: nrotc.com, Air Force: afrotc.com.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Deadlines vary so check often
Awards scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 in support of Hispanics in higher education. Requirements for all HSF scholarships are: must be of Hispanic heritage; be a US Citizen or permanent resident; minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and must have applied for federal financial aid (FAFSA). Applications available at www.hsf.net.
Hispanic College Fund Scholarships
Minimum eligibility criteria for all HCF Programs: Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; must be studying full-time in the U.S. or through a U.S. based study abroad program. To apply go to http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org. Register with HCF online. Your information will be matched with scholarships programs that you can apply for. Apply to all of the programs on your list.
TRPI Latino Scholarships Free Latino Scholarship Website
Latino College Dollars, a website offering interactive, no-cost information about scholarships available to Latino students at www.latinocollegedollars.org.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund Applications accepted year round
Eligibility: High school senior who is a dependent of an active duty service member who was killed or permanently disabled (100% rating) as the result of an operational mission or training accident, or who is currently certified as POW or MIA. Apply online at www.fascholarship.com. An information sheet is available in the Career Center.
The Art Institutes Culinary Arts “Best Teen Chef” Competition
The winner of this competition will win a full-tuition scholarship to The Art Institutes location of their choice. For additional information and to download an application, go to artinstitutes.edu/btc.
AFS-USA Scholarship Deadline: Varies depending on the program
Ten (10) full and ten (10) partial Awards for Excellence scholarships toward any year, semester, or summer study abroad program. For more information please go to www.afs.org/usa/scholarships. Student must have 3.5 GPA, leadership and community service, and a strong desire to study abroad.
Pepsi-Cola Tuition Funding Scholarships Deadlines vary
Pepsi-Cola offers the world’s largest scholarship database and information on thousands of colleges and careers at www.TuitionFundingSources.com.
California Labor Federation Scholarships
The labor Federation awards numerous $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are dependents of members of AFL-CIO labor unions in California. To learn more call (510) 663-4024 or go online to www.calaborfed.org.
Websites / Resource Links
ATHLETES WHO WISH TO PLAY COLLEGIATE SPORTS IN COLLEGE must register through the NCAA Eligibility Center. An informational flyer on how to register is available in the College and Career Center or you may go on line to www.ncaaclearinghouse.com then go to the “NCAA Eligibility Center” and “Prospective Student Athlete”.
http://e4fc.org/resources/scholarshiplists.html (for undocumented students)
California Student Aid – www.csac.ca.gov
AB 540 Information – http://ab540.com/
Know How 2Go – www.KnowHow2Go.org
Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) – www.fafsa.gov
California Dream Act – www.caldreamact.org
FAFSA tool (9th-12th) – www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov
College Funding – www.collegefunding.com
California Community Colleges – www.icanaffordcollege.com
College is possible – www.collegeispossible.org
Financial Aid Information direct links
- Cal Grants
- Federal Student Aid
- Guide to Financial Aid Letter Writing
- org: Grants, loans and Financial aid
- Government Financial Aid Information
- Financial Info: ScholarShare.com
ACT – www.actstudent.org
SAT – sat.collegeboard.org
Kaplan – www.kaplan.com
Princeton Review – www.princetonreview.com
Test Prep – www.testprepreview.com
Free ACT Test practice – http://www.examfocus.com/act/
Free SAT/ACT practice – www.highfivescholarships.com
Free SAT practice – http://www.mometrix.com/academy/sat-test/
College Related Websites
California State University System – www.csumentor.edu
University of California – www.universityofcalifornia.edu
Independent Colleges – www.aiccu.edu
Oxnard College Application – www.oxnardcollege.edu/apply
Ventura College Application – www.venturacollege.edu/apply
Academic Preparation – www.mapping-your-future.org
California Colleges – www.californiacolleges.edu
College Board Online – www.collegeboard.com
College Edge – www.collegeedge.com
Hobsons College View – www.collegeview.com
Education Online Search – www.education-online-search.com
Study Abroad Information – www.studyabroad.com
United Negro College Fund – www.uncf.org
The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) – www.vcjacl.org
WiredScholar- Planning for College Destination – www.WiredScholar.com
Match College.com – www.matchcollege.com
Admissions Information – www.Admissions.com
Peterson’s Guide – www.petersons.com
College Calendar for Seniors – www.mycollegecalendar.org (GREAT SITE)
Xap Student Center – www.xap.com
AnyCollege – www.anycollege.com
In Like Me College Prep – www.inlikeme.com/
Student Search Services – www.collegeboard.org/student-search-service
College Admissions & Applications direct links
- Apply to a CSU school
- Apply to USC
- Apply to a UC school – universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
- CSUCI Admission FAQs
- Apply to Moorpark College
- Apply to Oxnard College
- Apply to Ventura College
Career Related Websites
Career Exploration – www.myfuture.com
California Land Surveyors – www.californiasurveyors.org
Finance and Business – www.ultimatemoneyskilss.com
Health Career Websites – http://www.healthjobsstarthere.com/
Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation – www.hect.org
Information Technology – www.cde.ca.gov
Marketing, Sales & Service – www.cadeca.org
California Career Zone – www.cacareerzone.org
Princeton Review – www.princetonreview.com/college
O*NET – http://online.onetcenter.org/
www.californiacareers.info www.realgamecalifornia.org www.whodouwant2b.com www.careeronestop.org
NAVIANCE – http://connection.naviance.com/hueneme
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