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SoCal Gas
                                      SoCalGas
                    Award Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
                       Awards Available: Multiple 
                                  DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020 
Seniors don't let this oppertunity to further your education pass you by!! Applications available in the Scholarship book in the counseling office, and MUST be returned before the deadline for your councilor to submit. 
Eligibilty: 
  • Senior planning to attend full time university, vocational/technical,  or community college
  •  Student must have 3.0 or better GPA
  • Student must have demonstrated financial need and strong community involvment 
  • Student majoring in Engineering, math, business, or accounting will be given priority
  • Children/dependents of elected state officials  or employees of So Cal Gas are not eligible 

To apply please Come to the counsiling office!!

 
PB&J scholarship
                 PB&J scholarship
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000 
Awards Available: Multiple 
 
The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.
 From The Scholarship Director:
 

When I attended Farrington High School in Hawai’i, my GPA and test scores were low, but I was determined to go to college. I managed to receive ten different scholarships, which helped me fulfill that dream. To give back to future students, I lived off PB&J sandwiches during my first year in college to save money to fund a scholarship for another student like me.

 To apply please follow the link: https://scholarsapp.com/ 

DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2020 

 
National High School Essay Scholarship
National High School Essay Scholarship
Awards Available: 2 
Award Amount: CASH Prizes: First place $2,500, second place $1,250
 
                                                                2020 Essay Contest Topic 
In a 1,000-1,250 word essay: Identify how members of the Foreign Service work with other civilian parts of the U.S. Government to promote peace, national security and economic prosperity. 
 
Your essay should focus on a specific challenge to U.S. peace and prosperity, and must include one example of the work of the Foreign Service and one or more examples of collaboration between America’s diplomats and other civilian (i.e. non-military) U.S. Government agencies or organizations. 
 
To apply follow the link:  https://www.afsa.org/essay-contest
DEADLINE: APRIL 6, 2020 by 11:59 pm  EDT 
 
CBAADA Athletic Scholarship
CBAADA Athletic Scholarship
Awards Available:  This year there are ten to twelve scholarships available for $750.
 
We are interested in what makes you stand out above other athletes in the area.

In a one-page, well written (can be single spaced) essay with a minimum of four (4) separate paragraphs:
(1) Describe your athletic/academic accomplishments.
(2) Discuss your interest, goals, and pursuit of higher education.
(3) CIF promotes “Victory with Honor.” Describe what this statement means to you and use an example from your own athletic experiences.
(4)  Describe (generally) your need for this scholarship, and the value it will bring to your future education. 
 
 To apply please follow the Link:
 
Deadline is Thursday, April 16, 2020, 12:00am PST  
 
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF COLLECTORS, INC
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF COLLECTORS
Award Amount: First Award - $2,500      Second Award - $2,000      Third Award - $1,500 
 
CACESF’s scholarship contest is open to current high school juniors and seniors who are enrolled in a California high school and will be attending any accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of graduation. 
 
Essay prompt: All applicants must write an original essay on the following prompt: Debt collection agencies in the US have an important job of collecting unpaid consumer debts. Why is unpaid debt collection so important to the US economy, and what personal finance strategies can you implement in your young adult life to ensure long-term personal financial stability? 
 
To Apply please follow the link:   http://cacesf.org/ 
 
Deadline: June 30, 2020 
 
 
STEM Scholarship
                          STEM Scholarship
HoshizakiIceMaker.com hosted by B & G Refrigeration
Award Amount: $1,000
Awards Available:
Award Deadline: June, 30 2020 
 
For Students who are involved in and passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). This annual scholarship is being offered to students who are prepared to work in these fields to enhance the economy and complement the business industry. We believe filling STEM jobs with talented young professionals is a critical factor in ensuring the long-term success of America’s economy.
Eligibility Requirements:
 
  •      Be an undergraduate college student or high school senior
  •       Have a cumulative minimum of 3.0 GPA
  •       Maintain full-time enrollment of 12 credit hours or more per college term
  •       Be a declared major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematic field of study
  •       Demonstrate passion for STEM subjects, strong moral character, and leadership ability
  •       Reside in the U.S. attend a U.S. university, and be legally declared as a U.S. citizen

To apply please follow the link: https://hoshizakiicemaker.com/stem-scholarship 

 
Barron Prize for Young Hero's
            Barron Prize for Young Hero's
                                                                  Award Amount: $10,000
                                                                        Award Avaiable: 1
                                                            Deadline: 5 p.m. MST April 15, 2019 
Eligilbility: 
  • currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
  •  A U.S. citizen between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
  • working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.

To apply please follow the link: https://barronprize.org/apply/ 

 
Abbott & Fenner
              Abbott & Fenner
                                                       AWARD VALUE: $1,000 
 
 

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.

Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
To apply please follow the link: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Deadline: June 12, 2020
 
AMVETS National Scholarships
AMVETS  National Scholarships
Award Amount: $4,000.00
Awards Available: 12 
DEADLINE: April, 30 2019 
 
 
Two scholarships are specific to children/grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves who are currently High School seniors:
  • The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000) awarded annually over four years) six (6) awarded each year
  • The JROTC Scholarship: $1,000 – (one payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year (JROTC ONLY. Proof from JROTC instructor must be included with application.)

To Apply Follow the link: http://amvets.org/scholarships/

Deadline : January 20, 2020 through April 30, 2020

 
The Ruth Denison Conservation and Environmental Scholarship
The Ruth Denison Conservation and Environmental Scholarship
 
 Award Amount: $500
 
Deadline: March 30 2020     NEW Extended Deadline: APRIL 4, 2020
MBCA’s Ruth Denison Conservation and Environmental Scholarship is made possible through a generous bequest from Ruth Denison. Ruth was the first Buddhist teacher in the United States to lead an all-women's retreat for Buddhist meditation and instruction. Her Dhamma Dena Desert Vipassana Center is located in Joshua Tree. Ruth was a long-time supporter of MBCA, the Morongo Basin’s oldest conservation organization. The minimum requirements are that student applicants must be Morongo Basin residents, high school graduates in their senior year, and have a GPA of at least 3.25. 
 
To Apply please follow the link & follow instructions: https://www.mbconservation.org/denison_scholarship_for_2020_2021
 
Brower Youth Award Scholarship
Brower Youth Award Scholarship
Award Amount: $3,000
Awards Available:
 
Eligibility:
  • Be a Youth Enviromental Change Leader 
  • Be between the ages of 13-22 (as of July 1 2018)
  • Live in the US 

 To apply follow the link: http://www.broweryouthawards.org/apply/

Deadline: May, 1 2020

 
Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program Scholarships
                          ACC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship 
                                                        Award Amount: $10,000
                                                               First Place: $5,000
                                                            Second Place: $2,500
                                                                                  Third Place: $2,500
 
Future Behavioral Health Professionals:
In 2015, acknowledging the growing need for qualified addiction and mental health professionals to help those struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, AAC decided to launch an educational scholarship program to assist students who were enrolled in college programs in the area of Behavioral Health. We established our Behavioral Health scholarship awards to provide financial assistance that to would enable undergraduate and graduate students to pursue careers in the areas of behavioral health and addiction-related studies. 
Essay Question: 
 In your chosen area of Behavioral Science studies, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem?
 
Eligible Programs:
 
DAV
                                                    DAV
Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60
 
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) empowers Veterans to lead high quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: Fulfilling our promise to the men and woman who served.DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families have access to the full range of benifits available to them.
Defination of a veteran: An individual that has compleated their term of military service as evidanced by recipt of a DD-214
Eledageability Requirements:  
  • Student MUST be a dependent of a veteran and have proof (DD-214 or a VA letter showing service).
  • Student must be accepted to 2 year Community College, a 4 year university, or a Techanical/Trade school that will result in a degree or certificate. 
  •  GPA of 2.5 or above

Students can fill out the application in the TPHS Counciling office and submit with a seperate type written paragraph explaining why they would be the Ideal candidate for the scholarship.

DEADLINE: Monday, APRIL 22, 2020

 
 
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship
                                            Award Ammount: Up to $2,500
                                                  Awards Available: 1020 
 
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. 
 
To be eligible for the Career & Technical Education Scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be under the age of 30 at the time of applying. 
  • Be a United States citizen
  • applicants must have earned a high school diploma, high school equivalency credential, or will complete this requirement by the application deadline.
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
 
 
                                                  Deadline: June 15, 2019
 
Soroptimist Club of Twenty-nine Palms
Soroptimist Club of Twenty-nine Palms
                                                              Award Ammount: $500
                                                                  Awards available: 3
 
Soroptmist international of Twenty-nine palms is an organization working to make a differance in the lives of women in the local community and throughout the world. Using programs that focus on social and economic empowerment with higher education as a tool to acheave that goal.

The primary criteria are:

  •          Must have GPA of 3.0 or better
  •           Expression of community spirit through service and volunteering  
  •          Have a well-rounded set of extra-curricular activities 

               

 Essay: (one typewritten page or less) (double spaced, 12 pt. type)

Have you ever experienced a moment of epiphany, as if your eyes were opened to something you were previously blind to?

For Application come to the counseling office, they are in the scholarship book or ask Ms. Tabor 

 
CAA
                                            CAA 
                  California Alarm Association 
Award ammount total: $15,000
Awards available: 11 Regional at $1,000 each and 1 State at $4,000
 
The 2020 CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship Program offers $25,000 in funds to children of active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel (first responders) in the State of California who are graduating from high school in 2020. 
What you need To apply : 
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Official SAT/ACT scores
  • Resume
  • Letter of recomendation
  • Proof of parent occupation
  • Essay answering the question "What it means to have my parent involved in securing our community" (500-1,000 words)
To apply follow the link: http://esaweb.org/ysapplyCA 
 
                                                Deadline: APRIL10, 2019  
 
Don & Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West, Inc.
 Don & Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West, Inc.
 
Award amount: From $250 - $2,000 per student 
 
Scholarship Application:
1) Online application (entire application must be completed)
2) Current year transcript
3) Current (2018) Letter of recommendation (may be from counselor, teacher, employer, etc.) 
4) 1-2 page essay on a selected topic
5) Current year FAFSA Summary Report (for 2018 - 2019 academic school year)
6) Typical Weekly Schedule
The Splawn Scholarship requires that all the documents be scanned and uploaded directly to the website. If this is a problem for any of the students, please contact me and I will make arrangements.
 
 
DEADLINE: April 12, 2020  by 11:59PM.   
 
 
United States Institute of Peace Scholarship Scholarships
United States Institute of Peace Scholarship
Scholarship Value: First place $2,500 Cash Prize, and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to meet U.S. Department of State and USIP leadershipSecond Place $1,500 Cash Prize,  full scholarship to participate in the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference.
Awards Available: 2 
 
In a 1,000-1,250-word essay ansewr the question: 
How do members of the Foreign Service work with other civilian parts of the U.S. Government to promote peace, national security and economic prosperity? 

Your essay should focus on a specific challenge to U.S. peace and prosperity and must include one example of the work of the Foreign Service and one or more examples of collaboration between America’s diplomats and other civilian (i.e. non-military) U.S. Government agencies or organizations. 

Award Deadline: April 6, 2020

To apply follow the link: https://www.usip.org/public-education/students/AFSAEssayContest

 
American Ecologist Initiative Scholarship
American Ecologist Initiative Scholarship
Award Ammount: $850
Awards Available:
 
 
 

Here's how to become an official Apprentice Ecologist and be considered for a scholarship:

  1. Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2020.
  2. Take a few digital photos of your project in action.
  3. Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you.
  4. Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essay.

Deadline: December, 31 2020  

 
 
HealthGrad.com
                 HealthGrad.com
                                               Award Ammount: $1,000
                                                     Awards Available: 1 
 

This scholarship competition is open to all who plan to pursue college education in nursing. We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best answers the essay question: 

Your thoughts on the best ways to control healthcare costs without compromising quality? (Must be 4000-10,000 characters) 

Candidates are judged on academic history, extracurricular activities, employment history & essay. 

 

 
Scholarship Deadline :  May 1, 2020
 
AXA Achievement Scholarship
AXA Achievement Scholarship
 
The AXA Achievement Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship.
 
Applicants to the AXA Achievement Scholarship Must:
  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. 
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. 
  •  

    To apply follow the link:  https://apply.scholarsapply.org/axaequitable-achievement/

                                                  Deadline is: December 15, 2019

 
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
                       Award Amount: $1,000 
 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Former high school athletes who are enrolled as a full-time student at a two or four-year college. 
  • Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level. 

Application Instructions:  See Website http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm

 

                                           Deadline: June 1st 2020

 
 
Big Sun Scholarship
BigSun Scholarship
 
Amount of Award   $500.00 
 
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 student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. 
Please send a short Essay, (500-1,000 words) Answering the following questuions:
Please visit our website to learn how to apply: http://www.bigsunathletics.com
 
       Deadline:  June 19 2020
  
   
  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
 
We the Students Essay Contest

We the Students Essay Contest

To apply please follow the Link: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/ 

2020 We The Students Essay Contest. Essay is topic: 

 DEADLINE IS APRIL 15, 2016

What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?

 
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