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The San Francisco Foundation Scholarship

Giving limited to the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo.

American Business Woman's Association, Dumbarton Bridge Chapter

American Business Woman's Association is a national organization dedicated to promoting education and assisting women in developing business acumen. Type: Undergraduate Study Graduate Study Eligibility Requirements: Class standing Freshman - Sophomore - Junior - Senior - Graduate Student Citizenship U.S. Citizen Minimum GPA 3.5 Resident of Alameda County Preferred groups Female Submission Requirements Application Form Transcripts All colleges attended Letters of Recommendation 2 3 Personal Essay

Dissertation Fellowship - The Academy of American Franciscan History

The Academy of American Franciscan History is accepting applications for four dissertation fellowships, each worth $10,000. As many as two of these fellowships will be awarded for projects dealing with some aspect of the history of the Franciscan Family in Latin America, including the United States Borderlands, Mexico, Central and South America. Up to another two fellowships will be awarded to support projects dealing with some aspect of the history of the Franciscan Family in the rest of the United States and Canada. Projects may deal with any aspect of the history of the Franciscan Family, including any of the branches of the Family, male, female, tertiary, Capuchin, etc. The projects will be evaluated by a selected group of scholars who will make recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Academy. The fellowships may be used for any valid purpose relating to the conducting of research and may be used in conjunction with other awards and grants. The recipient must be engaged in full-time research during the period of the fellowship. Proposals may be submitted in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. The applicant must be a doctoral candidate at a University in the Americas, and the bulk of the research should be conducted in the Americas. The Board reserves the right to refuse to award any fellowships should the proposals not be deemed suitable. To apply for a fellowship, please provide a 10-page abstract of the proposed research. This abstract should include the title and principle arguments of the dissertation, a research plan, listing repositories where the research will be conducted, and a time-table outlining all phases of the research up to and including the conclusion and successful defense of the dissertation. The applicant must also provide three letters of support for the project, one of which must be from the chairman of the dissertation committee/major advisor. As a condition of the fellowship award, the Academy will reserve the right of first refusal to publish any work funded under the provision of this program. The Academy has a fifty-year history of publishing works dealing with the history of the Franciscan Family in the Americas. Any royalties or other considerations resulting form publication will be separate and distinct from the dissertation fellowship. To apply, or for further information, please address all materials to: Dr. Jeffery M. Burns, Director Academy of American Franciscan History 1712 Euclid Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709-1208 acadafy@aol.com or acadafh@fst.edu http://aafh.org/Scholarships.html

CalCPA East Bay Chapter

The East Bay Chapter of the California Society of CPAs is proud to announce its Scholarship Award Program. Scholarships will be awarded to students with interest in pursuing professional careers in accounting practice or university faculty positions in accounting. Awards may range from $3,000-$6,000. All awards are merit-based. Eligibility: • Currently attending one of the following colleges or universities: California State University, East Bay; St. Mary’s College; University of California, Berkeley; Mills College • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above. • U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. • Awards for the Promising Accounting Scholar are presented to students entering the upper division status in their accounting studies. • Awards for the Emerging Accounting Scholar are presented to students entering the senior year with accounting major or post-graduate studies with accounting or tax emphasis. • Prior award recipients are not eligible. • Award finalists must provide official transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended by Dec. 20 • Applicants must submit a completed application form, résumé, unofficial/official transcript(s), and an essay of approximately 500 words answering the following questions:: 1. What drew you to accounting? 2. What are your goals and how do you plan to give back to the profession? 3. Given that the award is intended to foster future excellence in the profession, why should you be awarded this scholarship? • Applicants must submit a signed declaration attesting to eligibility. • Applicants must be a member of CalCPA. Student membership is free. Join at www.calcpa.org/join

The Lawrence Bossola - Colombo Club Scholarship Fund

Scholarship award to members or children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren of a member of the Colombo Club or the Colombo Club Auxiliary, Oakland, California. Application form required. Deadline(s): Mar. 31

California Alpha Delta Phi Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship awards to active members of the Berkeley chapter of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Application form required. Limited to residents of Berkeley, CA.

Claude Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awards to students of Oakland, CA. Initial approach: Letter Scholarship address: P.O. Box 8172 Emeryville, CA 94622

Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarships

Applications for the Thunen Memorial Scholarship may be submitted by full-time students who desire to study illumination as a career. Applications for the Thunen Memorial Scholarship may be made by those who will be a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited four year college or university located in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington (the late Mr. Thunens business territory). Although all awards are at the discretion of the committee, it is expected that at least two $2500.00 grants will be made for each academic year. * Applicants may write to: Thunen Scholarship Committee IES Golden Gate Section Phil Hall 1514 Gibbons Drive Alameda, CA 94501 mrcatisbac@aol.com In addition to an application, applicants shall submit a Statement of Purpose with respect to the applicants lighting education and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which shall be from someone involved with lighting professionally or academically. As this scholarship is intended to cover any and all fields of lighting (such as architectural, commercial, residential, airport, navigational, theatrical or television, agricultural, vision and so forth), it is suggested that applicants review the IES Lighting Handbook in order to comprehend fully the available fields of study. For questions, contact the Chairperson of the Thunen Fund Committee or the IES office. * Chairperson Thunen Scholarship Fund Phil Hall 1514 Gibbons Drive Alameda, CA 94501 Phone (510)864-0204 Fax (510)864-8511 mrcatisbac@aol.com

George F. Dales Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship awards to graduating seniors of the U.S. Application form required. Application address: c/o Selection Comm. P.O. Box 7235 Berkeley, CA 94707 Please contact the foundation through letter for more information. Giving primarily in California.

Oracle Community Impact Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000 to $10,000Classifications: OpenMinimum GPA: 2.5Eligible Majors: OpenEligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and UniversitiesEligible Locations: CaliforniaScholarship Detail:Oracle is committed to using its technology and resources to advance education in innovative ways, promote diversity, enrich the life of communities, and protect the environment. A part of this commitment, Oracle and UNCF have partnered to establish the Oracle Community Impact Scholarship. This scholarship will fund deserving but financially challenged students from East Palo Alto, Bay View, Hunter's Point, Richmond, Marin City and Oakland, California attending UNCF colleges/universities.Apply OnlineDonor/Sponsor Name: Oracle Corporation(Please check the website for the availability of this scholarship.)

High Hopes Awards

10 four year scholarships of $4000/year will be awarded to graduating Berkeley High School Seniors, based on financial need. Applicants must attend 4-year college or university and must have a high school GPA over 2.5. This program includes individual personal mentoring for each recipient during his or her college career. Limited to residents of Berkeley, CA

Sang Chul Lee and Donald O. Cameron Memorial Scholarship

The daughter of Sang Chul Lee and son of Donald O. Cameron established this memorial scholarship to honor their fathers. They would like to support students who demonstrate excellence in the face of economic adversity. One scholarship of $3,000, renewable for a total of four years, will be awarded. Criteria * High school senior graduating in June * Full-time student at a four-year college or university or a community college (with a strong commitment to transfer to a four-year institution) in Fall * Any ethnic heritage * Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (unweighted) * Demonstrates academic excellence and financial need * Award based on merit and financial need * Resident of Alameda County.

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund College Scholarship

Background: Number of awards: 5 Amount: $5,000 (annual award) Renewable? Yes Total award: $20,000 Benefactors: The Family of Dado and Maria Banatao Eligibility Criteria: Grade level: Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university Minimum GPA: 3.0 Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%) Financial need Residency: Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus. Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego.

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