Award: $500, Deadline: June 30
Applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent with a minimum 2.0 GPA, and must be a resident of northern California or be attending a school in northern California.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 20
Applicant must be a current high school senior who is at least half Filipino and a resident of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Sacramento, San Benito, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, or Stanislaus. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college or university and major in engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental science, or a physical science. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.
Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 16
Applicant must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent who is a rising junior or senior in college pursing a bachelors degree in nursing for the upcoming year. Financial need is required. Recipient will also have the possibility of interning at a Kaiser Permanente facility.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31
Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a community college with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to transfer and enroll as a full-time student pursuing a degree in business, engineering, communications, or media arts at a four-year accredited institution. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31
Applicant must be attending American River College or Cosumnes River College. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need must be demonstrated.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31
Applicant must be a student enrolled in the nursing program at Sacramento City College. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need must be demonstrated.
Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 23
Applicant must be a current student attending any University of California school campus who is majoring in music with an emphasis in jazz or classical (preference will be given to the clarinet musician). Applicant must have a genuine passion and talent for music and plan to pursue a career in music. Minimum 3.0 GPA in music class is required.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 23
Applicant must be pursuing an engineering or construction degree at California State University - Sacramento who is enrolled in at least 12 academic units per quarter/semester during the year of the scholarship award. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 16
Applicant must be an undergraduate student who is pursuing a business-related degree with a focus in management, administration, managerial economics, or entrepreneurial studies. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 academic units per quarter/semester during the year of the scholarship award. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 16
Applicant must be a graduating senior at Rio Americano High school who has been accepted to an accredited educational institution in a field of study leading to a baccalaureate degree. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need must be demonstrated.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30
Applicant must be serving or have served honorably in the United States Armed Forces who is pursuing a degree or teaching credential with an intended career in an educational environment at an accredited college, community college, or university in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo, or Yuba counties. Minimum 2.75 GPA and financial need must be demonstrated.
Award: $500, Deadline: April 23
Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Sacaremento, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba counties who is pursuing an architecture or civil engineering degree at an accredited college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Financial need must be demonstrated; extracurricular and community activities will also be considered.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student (junior or senior) at an accredited four-year college or university who would like to study illumination as a career; graduate applicants must be undertaking a lighting-centered project as part of work towards a graduate degree. Statement of Purpose and minimum of three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.