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SCHOLARSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES 

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STEM Programs and Scholarships

Over 100 programs, including summer science and research programs, internships, and other STEM exposure programs. Programs are either tuition-free or provide scholarships. https://www.pathwaystoscience.org/K12.aspx 

 

Description:

Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. 

Award Amount:

$2,500

Deadline:

November 28, 2021

Other Requirements:

N/A

Link to apply:

https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/stem-works-for-me

Description:

Through a partnership with United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, Rumba is awarding 25 post-secondary academic scholarships of $1,000 each and helping empower today’s Hispanic youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Award Amount:

$1,000 

Deadline:

November 30, 2021 | 9:59 PM Pacific Time

Other Requirements:

2.5 GPA

Link to apply:

https://www.ushli.org/rumba/

Description:

Seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry.

Award Amount:

Depends on intended college: $1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution

Deadline:

November 30, 2021 | 9:59 PM Pacific Time

Other Requirements:

2 essay questions, portrait picture, resume, unofficial transcript, 2 letters of recommendation

Link to apply:

https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/

Description:

You could win a scholarship by sharing your unique art with your community in public spaces. Simply upload a screenshot or photo of you sharing your creative superpower in a public space like with your classmates in schools, your neighbors, or a public park.

Award Amount:

$5,000

Deadline:

November 30, 2021

Other Requirements:

N/A

Link to apply:

https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/the-art-of-community

Description:

The Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team awards several academic scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of programs and schools. (Follow the "College Scholarship" instructions)

Award Amount:

$1,000

Deadline:

December 1, 2021

Other Requirements:

500 -750 word essay, unofficial transcript, resume optional.

Link to apply:

https://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/

Description:

Ted Rollins and Valeo Groupe Americas award a $1,000 scholarship twice each year to one talented student who is majoring in a field related to business, sustainability or marketing. This money may be used to pay for tuition, books or living expenses.

Award Amount:

$1,000

Deadline:

December 1, 2021

Other Requirements:

1 essay on sustainability and ecopreneurism, plans to major in a field related to business, sustainability or marketing.

Link to apply:

https://www.tedrollinsecoscholars.com/ted-rollins-eco-scholarship-application-details/

Description:

Awards group of 40+ scholarships for female California residents, each of which may include specific requirements such as field of study, type of post-secondary institution to be attended and geographic residency. An applicant will be considered for all scholarships for which she may be eligible.

Award Amount:

Varies

Deadline:

January 15, 2022

Other Requirements:

Must be woman California resident. Personal Narrative of 1-2 pages, 2 letters of rec, and school transcript.

Link to apply:

https://www.peocalifornia.org/public-ca-projects.html

Description:

Our scholarship is for Fresno County students and the fund is made possible by the generous support of community donors and proceeds from the Annual Fiesta Navideña, the Betty and Armando Rodriguez Scholarship Fund from the CVCF, and other local sponsors. (Mailed submission so plan ahead)

Award Amount:

$500 - $1,000

Deadline:

January 28, 2022

Other Requirements:

Applicant must live in Fresno County. Must submit 1 essay of 700 words, 1 letter of rec, official transcript, and financial income verification. 

Link to apply:

https://fresnocountylmaw.org/programs/betty-rodriguez-memorial-scholarship-fund/

Description:

CCIS is dedicated to the future of California's contractor community. We are excited to offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students.

Award Amount:

$750

Deadline:

January 31, 2022

Other Requirements:

Interest in sustainability and construction. 1 essay with 250 - 500 words, proof of future college enrollment, and photo.

Link to apply:

https://www.ccisbonds.com/scholarship/https://www.ccisbonds.com/scholarship/

Description:

CA Strawberry Commission offers this scholarship to children of California strawberry fieldworkers who plan to attend college, trade school, and graduate school.

Award Amount:

$300 - $5,000

Deadline:

February 15, 2022 | 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Other Requirements:

Requires parent employment verification, 2 letters of rec, 1000 word essay, OFFICIAL high school transcript.

Link to apply:

https://www.calstrawberry.com/en-us/Scholarships/students

Description:

Directing Change is an evaluated program that engages youth to learn about mental health, suicide prevention and other critical health and social justice topics through film and art. 

Award Amount:

$25 - $1,000

Deadline:

March 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Other Requirements:

Requires 30 or 60 second films that fall under 6 categories: Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Awareness, Animated Short, Walk in Our Shoes, hope and justice, and Through the Lense of Culture.

Link to apply:

http://directingchangeca.org/rules-and-faq/ (Make sure you press the + symbol on the top right of each section to see further details)