January

January Scholarships

MALDEF Scholarship Information Source
Website:  https://www.maldef.org/resources/scholarship-resource-guide/#

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes (2021)
Deadline: January 8, 2021
Amount: $20,000 (20 at $1000 each)
Criteria: 1. Be entering college in the Fall of 2021 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree;
2. Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
3.Have a minimum GPA of 3.0; 
4. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win); 
5. Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.
For more informationhttps://footlocker.smapply.io/prog/athletes/

St. John's University Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: Rolling dates through the year
Criteria: Applicants must be graduating high school and have an overall B average and a combined score of 1000 on the SAT'S or an ACT composite score of 22.
Description: Applicants must submit the Ozanam Scholars application and St. John's University application for admission. (There are 4 other scholarships on this page as well)
Amount: Up to a $10,000 renewable annually, for four years.
For more information:  https://www.stjohns.edu/admission/scholarships 

APIA Scholarship
Deadline: 1/14/2021 - 2pm PST
Amount: $2500
Criteria The APIA Scholarship is open to Asian and Pacific Islander American students who'll be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the fall of 2021. This year's application opened on September 9, 2020, and closes on January 14, 2021. Learn more about the application process and minimum eligibility criteria.
Linkhttps://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=67690155


Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: January 29, 2021
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/

Jeannie Witmer Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  January 29, 2021
Description:  A 
$1,500 award for a student active (past or present) in California High School Rodeo Association District 4 or California 4-H Horse Program, entering or currently attending college and majoring in agriculture and/or animal sciences.
Criteria: Student must be active (past or present) in the California High School Rodeo Association District 4 (San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties) or a California 4-H Horse program in the same geographic area. The recipient of this scholarship will receive the award upon proof of enrollment in college or a professional technical school.
For more information: Please see counseling office


J.J. Crosetti, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
$1,000 award for a student entering or currently attending college and majoring in agriculture.
Deadline:  January 29, 2021
Criteria: Student and/or their legal guardian must live either in Santa Cruz County or within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District boundaries, or be a current member of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau.  The recipient of this scholarship will receive the award upon proof of enrollment in college. The award will be allocated for the remaining years in college (maximum of 4 years) and issued proportionately during the school year.
For more information:  Please see counseling office 

Laura Brown Memorial Scholarship
$2,000 award for a student entering or currently attending college and majoring in agriculture or a related field, or majoring in culinary arts.
Deadline:  January 29, 2021

Criteria: Student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.5 and reside either in Santa Cruz County or the Pajaro Valley. Preference will be given to qualified students who have been members of 4-H. The recipient of this scholarship will receive the award upon proof of enrollment in college. The award will be allocated for the remaining years in college (maximum of 4 years) and issued proportionately during the school year.
For more information:  Please see counseling office 


Bay Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Deadline:  January 30, 2021 
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

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2021
Criteria:  Must be a student in the United States 14 years of age or older.
Description: Students write an essay (250 words max) answering the following prompt: "We want to know... what do you dream about?  Share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college."
Amount: $1,500
For more informationhttps://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship

e-Quality Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2021 for applications - interviews will be held in mid-March.
Amount: $6,000
Criteria:  Applicant must: be a resident of northern or central California but may study elsewhere (see map of specific counties); have completed or expect to complete high school or equivalent between 1 Jul 2015 and 30 Jun 2020; and plan to attend or began attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2020.  Demonstrated service to the local LBGT community.
Linkhttps://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm PST
Amount: $2000
Requirements:
1.Full-time graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum unweighted cumulative GPA 3.40 on 4-point scale), of any ethnic or cultural background, who plan to attend an accredited college or university (2-year and 4-year) in Fall 2020.
2.Citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
3.Residents of one of the following states or metropolitan area where we currently have InspirASIAN chapters: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia).
Students interested in applying will need to complete the scholarship application that includes a student essay.
For more Information: https://inspirasian.us/programs/scholarship-program/