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Scholarships of county 'Sacramento' within California

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Sacramento Bee Minority Journalism Scholarships

Up to 10 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 will be awarded to minority students living in the Sacramento circulation area. Applicants may be entering freshmen or currently enrolled and attend any college but must have interest in pursuing a career in newspaper journalism. Applicants should have a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Exceptions may be made for applicants who maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA over their most recent term but do not have 3.0 GPA or better cumulative average. No McClatchy full-time employee or member of her or his family is eligible.

Bettering the Generations of Tomorrow - City of Elk Grove

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Monterey Trail High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio Cazadero * Cosumnes River College * Senior residing within Elk Grove City LimitsMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Public Administration, Government, Public Policy or Political ScienceAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Write a two-page essay describing your role in local government and the importance of good local government.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - teachers, employers, or mentors

Vince Budmark Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship * Elk Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in EngineeringAttendance Requirement: * Full-Time Student * Part-Time Student Minimum 12 units units/creditsRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: Not RequiredAdditional Qualifications:Must be a member of the track & field or cross country team. Applicant needs to provide an essay that is one (1) page describing yourself, giving examples which show you have good character traits, are a good citizen, and show respect.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required - 1

Marion Carlisle Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: TeachingAttendance Requirement: * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required - 2

Carrothers Family Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio Cazadero * Legal resident of the city of Elk GroveMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.5Financial Need: Preference GivenPost Secondary Type of School: Cosumnes River College with interest in obtaining a Bachelor's Attendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - from teachers

C. Cantrell and Helen Carr Castello Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Sheldon High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.5Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversitySpecific Requirements for Applying: Agriculture Related Field or EducationAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - At least one from faculty

Walter O. Castello and Blanche Elliott Castello Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.5Financial Need: YesPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversityVocational College, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in a career in the Arts.Attendance Requirement * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentAdditional Qualifications: Enrolling in a post secondary program.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required2 (from teachers or adults experienced in the field)

The Community Fund Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: General EducationAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: Yes

Cosumnes River College Presidential Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.5Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: Enrolling in Cosumnes River College Attendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required - 2

Walt Davis Automotive Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: Vocational College, CRCSpecific Requirements for Applying: Automotive Mechanics Technology Program or Ford Asset ProgramAttendance Requirement * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required - 2

Reno C. Dawson Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.2Post Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversitySpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in TeachingAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional QualificationsFinancial need will be considered as a factor but not a qualifier for selectionRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - 1 teacher, 1 community member

Odie Douglas Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in EducationAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required - 2, one must be from school counselor

Harriet Eddy Middle School, ASB Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio Cazadero * EGUSD Senior - (1 male, 1 female) who attended Harriet Eddy Middle School for 7th and 8th gradeMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 2.5Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Preference given to students entering the field of Education or CounselingAttendance Requirement * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications: Requires 40 verifiable hours of community service.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required, 2 - 1 counselor, 1 teacher

Robert Frederick Ehlers Memorial Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: Elk Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversitySpecific Requirements for Applying: Business Related FieldAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required, 1

Elk Grove Auto Mall Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: YesPost Secondary Type of School: Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Auto TechnologyAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - 1 teacher, 1 community member

Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce Business Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University, Vocational College, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Business or ManagementAttendance Requirement: * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Essay required. Essay should talk about interest in Business or Management. Attach essay to the application.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required - 2

Elk Grove Citizen of the Year Scholarship

School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio Cazadero * EGUSD Attendance Area SeniorMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: YesPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University, Community CollegeAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Involvement in school and community activities expected to be above graduation requirement levelRequired Letters of Recommendation: Required 3 - 1 school, 1 community, 1 personal

Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program (LEPD)

The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses of: California peace officers (Highway Patrol, marshals, sheriffs, police officers), Department of Corrections and California Youth Authority employees, and permanent/full-time firefighters employed by public entities who have been killed in the performance of duty or totally disabled as a result of an accident or injury caused by external violence or physical force incurred in the performance of duty. Grant awards match the amount of a Cal Grant award and range from $100 to $9,873 for up to four years. Applications are accepted throughout the academic year. For further information, please contact the Specialized Program Unit at the address below: California Student Aid Commission Specialized Programs P.O. Box 419029 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9029 (888) 224-7268 Option #3 FAX (916) 526-7977

Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. Student Scholarship

Sacramento Archeological Society is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of aspiring archaeologists and anthropologists currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution through its annual scholarship program. The Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. (SAS) is seeking applicants for one or more scholarships. The total funds available are approximately $1,500. The scholarships may be in lesser amounts, so that multiple scholarships may be awarded. Should several worthy applications be received, funding in excess of $1,500 may be available. Scholarship Application Information Scholarships will be considered in archaeology and related fields for undergraduate and graduate students. Examples for which scholarships may be awarded include, but are not limited to, the following: participation in a field school obsidian hydration dating a special project a special need for project related materials and/or equipment tuition for a field school Requirements Scholarship Application Form Previous Experience statement Why are you applying for this scholarship? explanation Description of your Proposal An itemized budget One copy of your transcript(s) Two letters of recommendation (These should be emailed to janjohansen@sbcglobal.net separately from the rest of the application.)

The Anthony J. & Soula Leones Scholarship

Minimum Criteria: Must meet one or all of the following: low income, first generation to attend college, and/or farm working background. Must be a new Sacramento State student (freshman/transfer) for academic year. Must be a California resident for fee purposes. Visit the scholarship website for application form and guidelines. For additional information, call the FSMP (Faculty Student Mentor Program) office at (916) 278-7332. Completed application forms must be submitted to: Faculty Student Mentor Program Anthony J. & Soula Leones Scholarship 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6054.

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