Scholarships

Scholarship Information

Welcome to the Bullard High Scholarship page. As the cost of post-secondary education rises, it is important that students find as many sources of financial support as possible, including scholarships. Below you will find multiple scholarships, including websites where more scholarships can be found. Though our counseling staff posts all of the scholarships we receive, this is not an exhaustive list. We encourage students to search other websites and community agencies to locate more scholarships.

Popular Scholarship Websites and Resources

www.cappex.com www.fastweb.com
www.studentaid.ed.gov www.collegeboard.com
www.alliancescholars.org (STEM) Chafee Grant Info (Foster Youth)
www.scholarshipexperts.com Discover Student Loans Free Scholarship Search
African-American Student Scholarships (African American) www.uncf.org (African American)
www.latinocollegedollars.com (Latino) www.apiasf.org (Asian/Pacific Islander)
www.hsf.net (Latino) www.maldef.org (Latino)
www.collegefund.org (Native American) www.thehaef.org (Hmong)

Out of State College Financial Tips Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

WUE is for students who want to attend an out of state college but are concerned about paying non-resident tuition. California residents are eligible for consideration for reduced tuition rate at more than 150 participating WUE institutions. To be considered for the WUE rate (150% of resident tuition), apply directly to the WUE institutions of your choice. For more detailed information, visit the links below:

WUE General Information

WUE College Search Finder

*WUE FAQ’s 

Below are lists of scholarships listed by month due. Many scholarships require online applications. Refer to the website (click on the scholarship title) for specific criteria for each scholarship and application instructions.

***This is not an exhaustive list of scholarships and we encourage students to search for other scholarships available online and in the community. ***

December 2018

Dell Scholars Program (due 12/1/18)

Dell Scholars targets low income highly motivated students who demonstrate the drive to succeed in spite of their obstacles.

Burger King Scholars Program (due 12/15/18)

This scholarship is for seniors who plan to attend either a 2 or 4-year college. There are GPA, test score, and community service requirements.

*Dirk Derrick car & truck accident injury Scholarship (due 12/15/18)

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual.

*The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship (due 12/15/18)

The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students who enjoy the Final Fantasy game franchise.

*Drifted Scholarship (due 12/31/18)

Scholarship available to all seniors who will be at a University in the fall. This scholarship is designed to help one student advance their photography studies every year with a $500 grant.

*https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship-rules (due 12/31/18)

October 2018

*AES Scholarship (due 10/8/18)

At the conclusion of the Entry Period, you must (i) be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) be 18 years of age or older (or at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence), and (iii) be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.

Available to all students, regardless of their field of study.

*Hispanic Heritage Foundation (due 10/15/18)

HHF’s award-winning LOFT leadership and workforce development program is divided into 10 “Tracks,” or industries, which are priorities for America, including Innovation & Technology, Science & Healthcare, Engineering, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Education, Public Service, Law, Media & Entertainment, and Latinas.

Wendy’s High School Heisman (due 10/17/18 by 6pm)

Seniors with a 3.0 or better who play a sport are eligible to apply for the 2018-19 Wendy’s High School Heisman. The committee is looking for students who excel in the classroom, in the community, and in at least one sport.

Horatio Algers Scholarships (due 10/25/18)

Seniors who plan to attend an accredited higher education institution with community service, high school involvement, demonstration of financial need, and minimum GPA of 2.0 are eligible to apply.

August

*Worldwide Student Scholarship (due 8/31/18)

The students will be chosen based on their academic achievements and essay. Please visit webpage for more details.

July

*Senior Caregiver Scholarship (due 7/15/18)

A $2,000 scholarship available to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.

*Hardmoney.com volunteerism and Entrepeurship Scholarship (7/15/18)

HardMoneyHome.com is offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible student who has a dedicated interest in volunteerism and entrepreneurship. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $1000 for tuition and/or books.

*Cardrates.com Financial Futures Scholarsihp (due 7/31/18)

CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.

*Galvin Legal, PLLC Securities Fraud Law Scholarship (due 7/31/18)

Applicants must be enrolled and actively attending an accredited college, university, or law school that is domiciled within and maintains a physical campus location within any U.S. State or the District of Columbia during the Fall Semester of 2018. High Schools seniors who will also be attending an accredited college or university and will be attending classes the Fall semester of 2018 are welcome to apply. Applicants must comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section.

June

*Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship (due 6/1/18)

Available to: Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level. $1,000.00.

*Abbott & Fenner Scholarship (due 6/14/18)

Scholarship available to High School Senior who will attend a College/University in the fall.

*GoBanking rates scholarship (due 6/15/18)

Must be a legal U.S. resident, 18 years of age or older at the time of application. $2,500 Scholarship is available to graduating high school students or students currently enrolled as a freshman, sophomore or junior at an accredited US college or university.

Entry is subject to official rules and conditions. As set forth in the official rules, entry grants GOBankingRates permission to republish and otherwise use your entry materials and your name and likeness in any way GOBankingRates sees fit including but not limited to use on subsidiary and third-party properties. No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.

*Big Sun Scholarship (6/19/18)

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

May 2018

*Angel Wings Thai Scholarship (due 5/1/18)

Scholarship is available to High School senior who plans to attend College/University in the fall, is earning a minimum 3.0 GPA, and meets the criteria listed under the “scholarship purpose”.

*Carrie Dunn Penchuk Memorial Scholarship (due 5/4/17)

Carrie Dunn scholarship is available to any student planning a career in the fine, visual or performing arts. Type a 1 page resume, 2 letters of recommendation, list awards/honors received. Applications available in Counselors office.

*Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, Inc. (due 5/4/18)

High School seniors of Armenian descent, earning a minimum GPA of 3.5,  who are attending College/University next year may apply. Please come by Guidance office to pick up an application.

*Armenian Relief Society Fresno Sophia Chapter (due 5/11/18)

High School senior or Armenian descent (one parent minimum), attend College/University in fall, and application. Please stop by Guidance office for application.

*The Lutheran Churches of Fresno (due 5/12/18)

Apply if you plan to attend first 2 years at Fresno City College and last 2 years at Fresno State University. The churches will pay for books and bus passes so that you will have transportation. Applications available in Guidance Office.

*B Davis Scholarship (due 5/22/18)

Available to High School Juniors and Seniors.

*Darden Architects Student Scholarship (5/31/2018)

Scholarship available to high school senior planning on attending California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and majoring in Architecture. Applications available in the counseling office.

April 2018

*Fresno-Kings County Women’s Cattle Scholarship (due 4/1/18)

Must have a background in agriculture and show an ongoing interest in perpetuating the agricultural industry, a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better. Come by Mr. Aguirre’s office for other requirements and application.

*Church Women United Scholarship (due 4/4/18)

Scholarship available to High School senior, earning 3.0 GPA or above, involved in church & community, and has educational goals. Applications available in the Guidance Office.

*Gibson Elementary PTO Scholarship (due 4/6/18)

The board of Gibson Elementary Parent Teacher Organization is proud to announce the first annual Gibson Elementary School PTO scholarship! Available to (1) Bullard High School student with an academic scholarship in the amount of $500 (please see Mr. Aguirre for an application).

*David A. Fausone $1250 Memorial Scholarship (due 4/6/18)

Scholarship for seniors planning to continue an interest in Music. East Kiwanis Foundation dedicated this scholarship to the memory of a former Bullard High School Student David A. Fausone who died following heart surgery in 1991 and had a love for music. Please stop by counseling office for a flyer and application.

*2018 Rotary North South Football Scholarship (due 4/15/18)

Available to all high school seniors who are college bound. 3.5 GPA (overall) required, essay based upon the Rotary 4-Way test (worth 60% of total points), involved in school/community activities, special award and/or recommendations, transcripts, (2) letters of recommendation, and counselor or principal signature on application.

*2018 LMAW Scholarship (due 4/18/18)

Fresno County League of Mexican American Women (LMAW) announces scholarships are available for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarships provide financial assistance to Latino/Latina students pursuing higher education who currently live in Fresno County. Applicants will be evaluated based on the following: academic achievement, leadership, contribution to Latino community, and financial need. Applicants must be an entering/continuing undergraduate, graduate, or re-entry student in a college or university. Special consideration is given to DACA students and Students entering the trades at the State Center Community College District.

*Eye Medical Center of Fresno Scholarship (due 4/23/18)

This scholarship is available to seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and complete application. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.

March 2018

*Paul &Jean Chaffee Memorial Scholarship (due 3/1/18)

Available to students who are interested in the life sciences,  in particular, the study of zoology, biology, or pre-vet.

*Sons of Italy Western Foundation (due 3/1/18)

Eligibility

  • Academic Awards for high school seniors
  • Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2018
  • Athletic Award for high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or a sports related field
  • Applicant MUST BE wholly or partially of Italian descent

*2018 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival  (due 3/10/18)

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descant at an accredited high school with a grade point average of 2.5 -4.0.

*Association of Mexican-American Educators (due 3/11/18)

The Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE) has been active in encouraging Hispanic students to pursue a college education and to assume roles of leadership in our communities. AMAE encourages Hispanic students, especially those interested in the field of education, to apply for one of our scholarships. In each school year, AMAE awards an average of twenty $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors.

*Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE) (due 3/15/18)

$1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to seniors, of Hispanic Heritage, especially those interested in the field of education. Applications are available in the counseling office or you may email  Diana Rodriguez and request an application at: datrodriguez@yahoo.com.

*Red and White Scholarship (3/15/18)

Eligibility: African American, 2018 High School graduate G.P.A. of 3.0 higher, documented acceptance at a college or university for the 2018/2019 academic year. Applications may be picked up in the counselors office.

*Fresno Cabrillo Scholarship due (3/15/18)

Again this year Cabrillo Clubs of California are offering $500.00 scholarships to high school seniors of Portuguese heritage.

*California Association of Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarships (due 3/16/18)

If your parent or legal guardian is employed by a wine grape grower, apply for the CAWG Foundation scholarship program. You can study the subject of your choice! For UC or CSU Four Year Programs: two 4-year $8,000 scholarships available and for California Community Colleges: four 2-year $2,000 scholarships are available.

*Fresno Unified School District Scholarship Fund (3/16/18)

The FUSD Scholarship Fund provides employees an opportunity to support Fresno Unified students who might not otherwise have the financial means to achieve their education goals beyond high school.  Available to high school seniors, earning a minimum 2.5 augmented GPA (10-12 grade) who are planning to attend a 4-year university/college or trade/tech school. Applications available in counseling office.

*Hattie Odell Kirchner Educational Scholarship (due 3/23/18)

Scholarship available to students who are in business or interested in business. Please see Mr. Aguirre in Counseling office or an application.

*Employee Family Scholarship due (3/30/18)

Scholarships are available for high school students who will pursue a career in a transportation related field.

*Transportation Scholarship due(3/30/18)

Scholarships are available for high school students who will pursue a career in a transportation related field.

*Make a Difference (due 3/30/18)

If you’re a senior and have demonstrated a high level of participation in extracurricular activities to improve the positive outcomes of others in your community this could be the scholarship for you!

*California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare & Attendance (due 3/30/18)

This award is for a high school senior who is attending high school within the San Joaquin area. The profile for the “Anthony Brucia Success Award” is a student who had to overcome lack of success early on and has made changes to be successful. Please see webpage for more details.

*The National Scholarship (due 3/31/18)

For High School and Community College Graduates who demonstrate a significant unmet financial need.

*Ray Jones Scholarship Fund (due3/31/18)

The Ray Jones Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to selected California Indian students graduating from high school and who are pursuing a postsecondary degree. Five scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to selected applicants seeking a postsecondary degree at a college, university, or vocational school. One $5,000 scholarship with be awarded to a selected applicant seeking a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Applications available in Counseling office.

February 2018

*The Jackie Robinson Foundation (due 2/1/18)

Scholarship is available for any student who is a senior and will be attending college next year.

*National College Resources Foundation (due 2/5/18)

Students must complete and email an essay on the following topic: “Why is a College Education Important to Me?”. Essay must be submitted to scholarship@thecollgeexpo.org. Email subject MUST have: First name/Last name/year/expo name/ expo city attending

*PG&E’s Better Together STEM Scholarship (due 2/5/18)

Twenty scholarships of $10,000 each and 20 scholarships of $1,000 each are available to students in PG&E service areas who are pursuing a degree in an eligible STEM discipline at a four-year California college or university.

*Bezos Scholars Program (due 2/9/18)

Successful applicants are ambitious public high school juniors who demonstrate academic rigor, curiosity, and leadership. As part of the student’s online application, the student will identify an educator who will be invited to become a supporting Educator Scholar if the student is selected.

*2018 Scholar-athlete of the year award (2/12/18)

This prestigious award recognizes two senior student-athletes based on excellence in athletics, academics, and character. One male and one female will each receive $5,000 as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the State assembly and legislature. Must possess a minimum 3.5 GPA.

*Youth on course (2/18/18)

  • 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.
  • Must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college or university the same year the scholarship is awarded.

January 2018

*Redfin Scholarship for Bullard High School (1/31/18)

Eligibility

  • Legal U.S. resident
  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
  • Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

WARNING!

1. Fees should not be paid for scholarships (Applying for financial aid is free)

2. Never give credit card or bank account information

3. No one can guarantee that you’ll win a scholarship

4. Legitimate scholarships require time & energy

5. Legitimate sponsors should provide contact information upon request

6. Be aware if you are called to receive an award for which you never applied

7. Don’t be pressured into applying for a scholarship, especially if the sponsor is asking you to pay

8. Beware of claims of “exclusive” scholarships

9. An official-sounding name or endorsement doesn’t automatically mean it’s legitimate

10. If your questions aren’t answered directly, proceed with caution

Contact your counselor if you are contacted by a scholarship scam

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