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Scholarship Deadline Criteria Application

GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL RUDY MELONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

2.0 Minimum GPA

Continuing or Transfer Student who is or has been a Gilroy Garlic Festival Volunteer

Award Amount TBD

Gilroy Garlic Festival - Rudy Melone 2015

***Please note that this application requires 3 letters of recommendation

GAVILAN GALA SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing Students

Several $500 Awards

March 13, 2015

No minimum GPA

Open to all eligible majors who will be enrolled at Gavilan for 2015-2016 school year

 

2015 GALA Scholarship Application

BERNARD OSHER SCHOLARSHIP FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS

(3) $1000 Awards

March 13, 2015

Open to all majors. Award is prorated based on enrollment. Must be enrolled in minimum of 6 units,

2.5 Minimum GPA

2015 BERNARD OSHER CONTINUING

BERNARD OSHER SCHOLARSHIP FOR TRANSFERRING STUDENTS

(4) $1000 Awards

March 13, 2015

Open to all majors. Award is prorated based on enrollment. Must be enrolled in minimum of 6 units at University.

2.5 Minimum GPA

2015 BERNARD OSHER TRANSFER

EDWARD J THORNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

$300 Award

March 13, 2015

Open to all majors

2.5 Minimum GPA

Continuing or Transfer Students with Financial Need

2015 EDWARD THORNE MEMORIAL

AMERICAN LEGION RAYMOND VALADEZ SCHOLARSHIP

 

$1000 Award

March 13, 2015

Female students majoring in Physical or Natural Science

2.5 minimum GPA

Continuing or Transfer Students

2015 AMER_LEGION RAYMOND VALADEZ

CSEA CHAPTER #270 SCHOLARSHIP

Award Amounts TBD

 

April 11, 2015

Gavilan CSEA member or immediate family member of Gavilan CSEA member.

2.0 Minimum GPA

CSEA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 1516

AMERICAN LEGION VALADEZ VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP

(2) $500 Awards

March 13, 2015

Veterans/Children of Veterans who are considering Teaching as a Profession

2.0 Minimum GPA

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

2015 AMERICAN LEGION VETERANS

CINDY STARR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

(2) $500 Awards

March 13, 2015

Eligible Majors: ART, DIGITAL MEDIA, CSIS, JOURNALISM, COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND DESIGN

Minimum GPA 2.0

2015 CINDY STARR SCHOLARSHIP

ANGEL FRAN NURSING SCOLARSHIP

Continuing Students

$1500 Award

March 13, 2015

Registered Nursing Major, admitted to program

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Re-Entry Student age 30 or older

 

2015 ANGEL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Transfer students

$1000 Award

May 18, 2015

Open to all majors. Student must be some Italian descent and live in Santa Clara County.

Student transferring to 4 year university Fall 2015

Application and instructions:

IAHF_2015

SILICON VALLEY CHILDRENS FUND YES SCHOLARSHIP

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

Several Awards up to $5000

March 31, 2015

Must have been dependent of court or foster youth after age 13 in Santa Clara or San Mateo County - Child Welfare or current ILP from Santa Clara County

Minimum GPA 2.0

Application instructions available at:

YES_Application Directions 2015

 

 

PHIL-AM COMMUNITY OF GILROY

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

(3) $500 Awards

March 25, 2015

Gilroy residents of Filipino descent.

 

Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application and essay instructions:

PHILAM 2015

Applications must be dropped off to the Financial Aid office by March 25 at 5:00 pm to meet April 1 deadline.

GILROY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Sorensen Lake Scholarship

Transfer Student

$1000 Award

March 13, 2015

Business of Accounting Major

Transferring to four-year university for 2015-16 academic year.

2015 Chamber Commerce Sorensen Lake

MESOTHELIOMA CANCER ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP

$4000 Scholarships

Full time Students - New, Continuing or Transfer

Dec.1 for Spring 2015

March 31 for Fall 2015

Student whose life has been impacted by cancer (Cancer survivor or immediate family member or close friend battling cancer). US citizens, in good academic standing.

Minimum GPA of 3.0

Application instructions and guidelines available at:

www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship

GAVILAN COMMCLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

Award TBD

April 10, 2015

Student has completed at least one Comm Studies course with "C" or higher. Student pursuing AA-T, AA or Certificate in Communication Studies

2.5 mimnimum GPA

Application and instructions:

Comm_Club_Scholarship_Form_2015

A.W. BODINE SUNKIST MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Up to $2000 per year

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

April 30, 2015

Student or Family derives majority of income from Agriculture

Financial Need - minimum GPA of 2.70 - Potential for success

Several Renewable scholarships

Apply directly to donor - Application and instructions:

Sunkist_1516

EUNICE J PICETTI SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

Several $1000 Awards

March 13, 2015

Minimum 2.0 GPA

Open to all majors

 

2015 EUNICE J PICETTI SCHOLARSHIP

AAUW MORGAN HILL SCHOLARSHIP

Female Students

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Female Re-entry student who has lived or now lives in Morgan Hill OR who attended school in Morgan Hill in the past.

Several $1000 Awards

AAUW - Morgan Hill 2015

AMERICAN LEGION MATH MAJOR SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum 2.0 GPA

 

One $500 Award

2015_AMERLEGION_MATH

AMERICAN LEGION BUSINESS MAJOR SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA 2.0

Business or Accounting Major

One $250 Award

2015AMERICAN LEGION BUSINESS

AMERICAN LEGION LIBERAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA 2.0

LA Majors: Comm Studies,English, History, Humanities, Poly Sci, Psych, Social Science, Sociology

One $250 Award

2015AMERICAN LEGION LIBARTS

AMERICAN LEGION HENRY & HATTIE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA 2.0

Admitted to Program - Registered Nursing Majors

One $2000 award

2015 AMERICAN LEGION NURSING

ASB ESL (English as a Second Language) SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA 2.0

Enrolled in Intermediate or Advanced ESL Classes - enrolled in 6 or more units

One $250 Award Intermediate ESL One $250 Award Advanced ESL

2015 ASB ESL SCHOLARSHIP

ASB JOHN PRUITT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

New Students starting Fall 2015

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Student entering Gavilan in 2015-16. Enrolled in 6 or more units.

Two $500 Awards

2015 ASB JOHN PRUITT ENTERING

ASB JOHN PRUITT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Student Continuing studies at Gavilan in 2015-16. Enrolled in 6 or more units.

Five $500 Awards

2015 ASB JOHN PRUITT CONTINUING

ASB JOHN PRUITT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Transferring Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Students transferring to 4 year university for 2015-16 school year. Enrolled in 6 or more units.

Four $1000 Awards

2015 ASB JOHN PRUITT TRANSFER

MESOTHELIOMA - ASBESTOS AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

8/20/15 - Fall Award

Full Time students

Essay and 2 letters of recommendation required

1-$3000 Award

1-$2000 Award each semester

Information and instructions:

http://www.asbestos.com/scholarship/

 

 

 

ESTHER COSTALES FORMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Transferring Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.50

Student transferring to a 4 year university for 2015-2016 school year. Major: Education/Teaching

One $250 Award

Esther Forman Application 2015

EDNA & WALDO ROHNERT MEMORIAL AWARD

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Open to all majors

Two $500 Awards (one continuing student and one transfer student)

2015 EDNA_WALDO_ROHNERT

AAUW GILROY SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

Female Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Female Re-entry Students who have had at least a 2 year break in school Gilroy Resident who obtained HS Diploma/GED in Gilroy.

One $1000 Award

2015 AAUW GILROY

PACIFIC DINING SCHOLARSHIP

New or Continuing Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Open to All majorts

Two $600 Awards

2015 PACIFIC DINING

KAI & LIBBY LAI FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.5

Open to Vocational Majors - see application for list of eligible majors

Three $500 Awards

2015_KAI_LIBBY_LAI

SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

February 25, 2015

Over 40 scholarships are available in amounts ranging from $500 to $40,000. GPA, residency and other eligibility requirements vary.

 

Information on various scholarships and application instructions available at:

http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships

 

SOUTH VALLEY UNITARIAN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Continuing or Transfer Students

March 13, 2015

Minimum GPA of 2.0

Registered Nursing students who have been admitted to program for Fall 2015.

Several $1500 Awards

SOUTH VALLEY UNITARIAN NURSING 2015

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF PEN WOMEN

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

March 14, 2015

Female Students - 2.5 Min GPA Studentsmust be pursuing careers in Art, Music or Writing

$1000 Award and $500 Award for each of the 3 disciplines (6 Awards)

Application and Instructions:

National League of PEN Women 2015

HAZEL HAWKINS Foundation Scholarships

 

New, Continuing or Transfer Students

April 30, 2015

Students who live in San Benito County or have worked in San Benito HealthCare District for one or more years- majoring in Health Field

Several Awards from $500 - $2000

Application and Instructions:

2015 Hazel Hawkins Scholarship Application

SACRAMENTO STATE ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS

Transfer Students to Sacramento State in Fall 2015.

 

March 2, 2015

Sacramento State transfer students

3.4 Min GPA

Several Awards from $500 to $2000

Application and instructions:

Sacramento State Alumni Scholarships

SACRAMENTO REG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

New Entering Students

Several Awards from $500 - $5000

March 31, 2015

Students who graduated from a High School in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer or El Dorado County.

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Guidelines and Instructions:

Sacramento Region Community Foundation



Additional Scholarships Due Date

Scholarships for students of African-American descent:

www.uncf.org

Scholarships for students of Asian descent:

www.apiasf.org

Free Scholarship Directories

http://www.chegg.com/scholarships *New

http://www.bankingsense.com/college-scholarships-grants-guide-where-to-apply/ *New

www.fastweb.com

www.collegeboard.com/pay

Gates Millennium Scholarships

www.gmsp.org

Scholarships for students of Latino descent: Several scholarships are available for AB-540 students and those who have completed DACA.

www.hispanicfund.org

www.maldef.org

Scholarships for students of Native American descent:

www.collegefund.org

Scholarship Fraud

www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscoms

Dates Vary on Individual Scholarship

In general, scholarships are posted in late Fall and due in early Spring for the following academic year.

   

Last modified: February 27, 2015
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