February Scholarships

MALDEF Scholarships
Website: https://www.maldef.org/assets/pdf/2019-2020_MALDEF_Scholarship_Resource_Guide.pdf

Joyce Ridgway Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Criteria: Open to graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, have completed a minimum of six (6) seasons of sports at the high school level and have earned a minimum of two (2) Varsity letters, have demonstrated leadership in school activities and/or on school teams, have documented incidents demonstrating integrity and self-sacrifice for teammates and school athletic programs, have completed the application packet.
Description: Joyce Ridgway served as a leader in the development of Women's sports in the CCS and the CIF. Due to her tireless determination and dedication to enhancing and expanding the opportunities for girls in sport, a scholarship is offered annually to a deserving female high school senior who exemplifies the characteristics of leadership, determination, dedication, self-sacrifice and integrity that is reflective of Joyce Ridgway's character and contributions.
Amount: $500
For more information: http://www.cifccs.org/landing/coming-soon

Evergreen Scholarships
Deadline: February 1, 2018
#1 Scholastic Achievement Awards (Values Vary/Multiple Awards)
#2 Foundation Scholarships (Values Vary/Multiple Awards)
#3 Cultural Diversity Awards ($7,000/Multiple Awards)
#4 Washington High School Merit Award ($7,000/Multiple Awards)
For more informationhttps://www.evergreen.edu/scholarships

 Bay Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2018
Description: Bay Federal Credit Union’s Education Scholarship is for students who are pursuing educational and career training opportunities after high school. Up to three individual winners will be awarded $1,500 to pay for expenses directly related to their continuing education.
Amount: $1,500
For more information: http://www.bayfed.com/scholarship

Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Deadline: February 2, 2018, at noon (12 p.m.)
Criteria: Please see website for criteria and application requirements.
Description: Nine scholarships, with a total of fifteen awards.
Amount: $500 - $2,400, may be renewable for up to 3 years.
For more information: http://www.cfscc.org/Scholarships/OurScholarships.aspx

AFA Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Criteria: For high school seniors.
Description: Write an essay on the impacts that Alzheimer's Disease has had in your life.
Amount: Winning Essay: $5,000, Second Place:$2,500, Third Place:$1,500.00, Honorable Mention: $500.00
For more information: http://www.youngleadersofafa.org/

Youth on Course 2018 College Scholarship
Deadline: February 18, 2018 @ 11:59 PM PST
Criteria: You must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited Northern California high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are both need and merit based. You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded. You do not need to be a member of Youth on Course, but Youth on Course members and/or golfers will be given first priority during selection. You can join today at http://youthoncourse.org/join
Description: The core purpose of Youth on Course is to provide youth with access to life-changing opportunities through golf.
Award: From $4,000 to $20,0000 to be distributed over four years.
For more information: http://youthoncourse.org/scholarships

California Strawberry Commission Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2019 for re-applying students & February 15, 2019 for first-time applicants.
Criteria: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students. Parents employed for the last two or more consecutive seasons in the California strawberry harvest.
Description: This scholarship is to help students whose parents or guardians have worked in the strawberry industry.
Amount: $4,000 to $5,000, can be renewed annually
For more informationhttp://www.calstrawberry.com/en-us/Scholarships/students

Cabrillo College High School Scholarship
Deadline: (TBA)
Criteria: Applicants must be high school seniors.
Amount: $500
For more information: Cabrillo College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: February 21, 2018
Criteria: Available to students entering or already attending college and majoring in agriculture. Must provide transcripts. Should have school activities and leadership. Financial need. Planning to attend college. Essay required. Letters of recommendation required. This is a local scholarship.
Description: This award will be allocated for every year in college (maximum of four), proof of full-time registration required.
Amount: up to $4,000 for 4 years.
For more information: Contact the Agriculture office at (831) 722-6622 or http://www.agri-culture.us/

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship
Deadline: February 23, 2018
Criteria: Incoming or current college students of various ethnic backgrounds planning on enrolling full time for the upcoming school year. A minimum of a 3.00 GPA is needed and U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.
Description: This Bay Area foundation provides scholarships to students with a financial need. They have 12 different scholarship program focused on various elements of achievement.
Amount: $1,000- $20,000
For more information: www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships