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Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund

The purpose of this fund is to assist Jewish children and teens with a valuable educational, social, or psychological experience, or to assist them in attending undergraduate school (grants and loans). Must reside in San Francisco, San Mateo, northern Santa Clara, Marin and Sonoma Counties for grants; Alameda & Contra Costa county residents also eligible for loans.

California Japanese-American Alumni Association Scholarship

Scholarship awards to students of Japanese ancestry, who are enrolled at any one of the University of California campuses. Application form required. Application address: P.O. Box 15235 San Francisco, CA 94115-9991 tel.: (510) 622-7804 Limited to residents of California.

Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest

The goals of the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest are to expose students to the issues surrounding aid in dying and to financially assist college-bound scholars. This contest is designed to help students develop awareness of the aid in dying movement. The contest is open to California college-bound students in grades 11 and 12 during the academic year. While some terminally-ill individuals experience their last days of life with relative ease, others face prolonged suffering. Aid in dying is a process used to improve comfort care and pain management so that terminally-ill individuals can die in comfort, dignity, and control. WRITING CONTEST PROMPTEach student participant must answer the question:Why should California pass a law to establish aid in dying for terminally-ill patients who are suffering at the end of their lives? * Familiarize yourself with the issue of aid in dying, including the appropriate terminology, in the “Students’ Guide to Aid in Dying." * You are welcome to include a personal story to illustrate your ideas, but please make sure that it ties directly to your answer.Prizes to be awarded – $1,000 for First Place, $500 for Second Place, and $250 for Honorable Mention – will be judged on quality and clarity of presentation, correct use of terminology, familiarity with the issues, original application of research, and potential shown by the author. Winners will be featured in our newsletter and on our Web site. The first-place winner will be invited to present the winning essay at one of our open meetings.WRITING CONTEST GUIDELINESPlease follow these guidelines when submitting your entry: * Submit a typewritten essay, no more than 1,000 words, preferably using Microsoft Word. (You may also send it in PDF.) The essay must be in 12-point Times New Roman font and single-spaced. * Provide a cover letter with the following information: Your name, address, phone number, email address, school’s name, and your grade level. * This contest is open to California college-bound students in grades 11 and 12 during the academic year. * All entries must be submitted by June 1. (If you are using US mail, all entries must be postmarked by that date.) a. Email your entries to admin@compassionandchoicesnca.org and in the subject line, write: Your Last Name, Your First Name. b. Or you may mail your entries to: Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest, Compassion & Choices of Northern California, 3701 Sacramento Street #439, San Francisco, CA 94118

World Affairs Council of Northern California

Program Length * Summer * Fall Semester * School Year (summer departure)Eligibility: * The World Affairs Council of Northern California is pleased to offer up to three scholarships $4000 (for summer programs) or $4300 (for semester and academic year programs) to local high school students to study abroad through the Youth for Understanding program. Programs available are any YFU semester, year or summer program listed with a departure date in the summer or fall. Scholarship winners are responsible for the remaining balance of the tuition costs (please see individual country pages for program availability and tuition information). * Open to high school students in Northern California. Students must hold a 3.0 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale. No prior foreign language study is required, except for French-speaking Belgium, Chile, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Venezuela. Only Summer and Fall Semester programs are available for Japan due to departure dates. Select students will be required to attend an interview at the World Affairs headquarters in San Francisco.Age Requirements * Applicant's birth date must fall between September 1, 1991, and July 15, 1995. Application Fee * $75 (non-refundable) Please make check payable to YFU. Complete Application Includes:Please refer to page 2 of the application packet for a complete checklist. * 1 American Overseas Application Form, including: * 1 Educator Evaluation Form * Host Family Letter * 5 Responses to Short Answer Essay Questions * Application Fee (non-refundable) * 1 Activity or Work Supervisor's Evaluation Form * One Scholarship Specific Essay (See Below) * Students must be available for an all day interview at the World Affairs Council headquarters, 312 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA. Scholarship Covers: * Round-trip international travel * Round-trip domestic travel * Placement with a carefully selected host family * Regional orientation for scholarship recipients and parents * Preparatory materials * Support services in host countryScholarship Recipients are Responsible for: * Passport * Visa fees (if necessary) * Any excess luggage tariffs * Required overseas medical insurance (many insurance policies will cover students while traveling abroad) * Personal spending money. * A one-page reflection on their experiences abroad for the World Affairs Council. * Thank You letters to scholarship contributors. * Upon returning home, scholarship winners are expected to complete at least one presentation in their school or community to share their experiences, teach others about the culture in their host country, and encourage other students to participate in foreign exchange. * Tuition balance not covered by scholarship, due two weeks after award notification.NOTE: * All applicants will be notified by mail of their status in April.Scholarship-specific Essay:Please submit an essay answering the following question with your completed application. The World Affairs Council's Schools Program engages high school and university students to develop the international leaders and global citizens of tomorrow. In an essay of no more than 500 words, explain why you are interested in the country(s) you chose.

Philippine International Aid-Wells Fargo Scholarship

Background: Number of awards: up to 4 Amount: up to $2,000 Renewable? Yes, for a total of 2 years Eligibility: Ethnic heritage: Filipino (at least 25%) Grade level: Incoming freshman at an accredited community college, technical college or four-year college/university College/university must be located in California Minimum GPA: 2.75 Financial need U.S. citizen or permanent resident Residency: Northern California with a preference for low income areas including, but not limited to, San Francisco, Northern San Mateo County, Oakland, Vallejo, the East Bay, South Bay, Stockton and Sacramento

BAMM Scholarship for Relocated High School Students

Bay Area Mobility Management is offering a $1000 scholarship for one or more high school seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area that have relocated at least 50 miles during their high school career. This is the third year offering this scholarship. Last year we awarded two $1000 scholarships.

Rubenstein Scholarship

Student applications for awards are judged on the basis of commitment to pursuing a career in the restaurant or hospitality industry, need, personal merit, and evidence of ability to benefit from additional training. Student must be a California resident at the time of application. Only California residents (at the time of initial application) from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, enrolled in educational institutions operating under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), or institutions approved by the Board of Trustees, are eligible to apply.

Grison Scholarship

Student applications for awards are judged on the basis of commitment to pursuing a career in the restaurant or hospitality industry, need, personal merit, and evidence of ability to benefit from additional training. Student must be a California resident at the time of application. Provide assistance for individuals who wish to further their education in pursuit of careers in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Only California residents (at the time of initial application) from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, enrolled in educational institutions operating under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), or institutions approved by the Board of Trustees, are eligible to apply.

Kenneth and Anna Zankel Honorary Scholarship

Student applications for awards are judged on the basis of commitment to pursuing a career in the restaurant or hospitality industry, need, personal merit, and evidence of ability to benefit from additional training. Student must be a California resident at the time of application. Provide assistance for individuals who wish to further their education in pursuit of careers in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Only California residents (at the time of initial application) from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, enrolled in educational institutions operating under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), or institutions approved by the Board of Trustees, are eligible to apply.

Kimpton Group Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student whose focus is specifically in wine and beverage education. Student applications for awards are judged on the basis of commitment to pursuing a career in the restaurant or hospitality industry, need, personal merit, and evidence of ability to benefit from additional training. Student must be a California resident at the time of application. Provide assistance for individuals who wish to further their education in pursuit of careers in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Only California residents (at the time of initial application) from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, enrolled in educational institutions operating under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), or institutions approved by the Board of Trustees, are eligible to apply.

Pete Wilson Scholarship

The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 to honor the late Pete Wilson, a San Francisco television and radio journalist. The scholarship is granted to an undergraduate or graduate journalism student from the San Francisco Bay area or attending a college or university in the Bay Area who shares Wilson's commitment to ethical, responsible journalism. The Pete Wilson Scholarship alternates each year between undergraduates and graduate applicants. The recipient of the Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference. WHO CAN APPLY Must be from or studying in the San Francisco Bay area Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible. HOW TO APPLY Complete the online application form, including: Contact information Experience URL links to 3-5 work samples Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc. Upload the supplemental materials: Cover letter Discuss your current and past journalism experience Describe how you intend to use the funds Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee Resume Letter of recommendation From a professor, advisor, or supervisor Addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

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