Scholarships in Sacramento

Collegiate Academic Scholarship

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.

Banatao Filipino American Education Fund College Scholarship

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.

Kaiser Permanente College To Caring Program

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.

HSF/Nissan Community College Transfer Scholarship

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.

Max and Nadine Dimick Scholarship

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.

Nadine Dimick Nursing Scholarship

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.

Benny Goodman Foundation Scholarship

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.

Mark McCollum 'Ride On' Scholarship

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.

Raymond Nelson Scholarship Fund

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.

Bryan Potts Scholarship

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.

Morton and Susan Rumberg Scholarship

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.

Tim Sardelich Memorial Scholarship

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.

Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship

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.