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 2019

*Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship  (due 12/31/19)

  1. Must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the 2019-2020 academic year;
  2. Must be in good standing with their current or prospective institution;
  3. Must apply via email and provide their name, address, university or college, major and expected graduation month and year;
  4. Provide their application (a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining intellectual property strategy) by December 31, 2019.

September 2019

*Future Web Developers Scholarship (due 9/30/19)

A grant of $1,000 will be awarded to a Senior applicant based on the following criteria: academic excellence as exemplified by GPA (3.5), civic involvement, extracurricular activities, and a written essay not to exceed 1,000 words.

August 2019

*https://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/nadrich-cohen-llp-merit-scholarship/ (due 8/1/19)

Each year, the Law Offices of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP awards a one-time $1,000 scholarship to a California high school graduate who seeks to be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university following completion of high school. A minimum 3.4 GPA is required to apply, and an essay along with the application. Link to page above.

July 2019

*Senior Caregiver Scholarship (due 7/15/19)

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.

*Rosen & Ohr Scholarship (due 7/20/19)

The scholarship offers a cash award to the Senior student who writes the best response to the following prompt: “Write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident.

*Mesothelioma Scholarship  (due 7/20/19)

 This scholarship is a great one for students interested in a medical career. There will be 4 prizes, ranging from $2500 for first place to $500 for fourth place.

*https://chavezfoundation.org/CCF_scholarship (due 7/22/19)

Ten $5,000 scholarships available:

  • Student must demonstrate the following: Academic excellence, leadership in extra-curricular activities, a commitment to volunteer service in the community and financial need.
  • Student must be an incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate student at any education institution for the 2019- 2020 Academic Year.
  • Student must be registered full time.
  • Student must be of Latino descent.
  • Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, Undocumented, DACA, CA Dreamer or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).
  • Student may only receive award once. Applicant’s immediate family members are not eligible for award within 12 calendar months (e.g. siblings, parents, or children)
  • Student must be a resident and attending a college in Arizona or California’s Central Valley
Eligibility Requirements
  • Student must demonstrate the following: Academic excellence, leadership in extra-curricular activities, a commitment to volunteer service in the community and financial need.
  • Student must be an incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate student at any education institution for the 2019- 2020 Academic Year.
  • Student must be registered full time.
  • Student must be of Latino descent.
  • Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, Undocumented, DACA, CA Dreamer or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).
  • Student may only receive award once. Applicant’s immediate family members are not eligible for award within 12 calendar months (e.g. siblings, parents, or children)
  • Student must be a resident and attending a college in Arizona or California’s Central Valley.

June 2019

*Hmong Youth & Parents United (due 6/7/19)

We are ecstatic to share with you about one of our educational opportunities through our Scholarship Program. We are offering six $500 scholarships to incoming college freshmen, current undergraduates and graduate students. These six scholarships are open to all enrolled Hmong students throughout California colleges.

*Big Sun Scholarship (6/19/19)

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.

*Wilshire Law Firm Student Scholar Award (due 6/28/19)

With that in mind, Wilshire Law Firm is proud to sponsor the Student Scholar Award. This award has been established to recognize a high school senior, earning a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has achieved academic excellence while also contributing to their community in a meaningful way.

The winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to use towards their college education and a possible springboard to a career in law. If you believe that you are that Student Scholar, please let Wilshire Law Firm know by completing the application and submitting your essay for consideration.

May 2019

*Darden Architects, Inc – Architecture Scholarship (due 5/1/19)

The Darden Architects student scholarship program aims to recognize, support, and encourage students interested in the Architecture profession from the California San Joaquin Valley. The Scholarship of $1,000 is only offered to a high school senior planning on attending California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and majoring in Architecture. Please come to guidance for application.

*Mildred Benson Memorial Scholarship (due 5/3/19)

Scholarship available to African-American High School Seniors earning a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants must participate in the African-American Graduation. Visit webpage for details and application.

*Go to High School go to College Scholarship (due 5/3/19)

Scholarship available to African-American High School Seniors earning a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants must participate in the African-American Graduation. Please stop by library or guidance for application.

*Gibson Elementary Ronda McCormick PTO Scholarship (due 5/3/19)

Purpose: To Award one BHS student, Gibson Alumni, with an academic scholarship in the amount of $500.

How to apply: Please complete application as well as a two page, typed (double-spaced) essay, answering the question on the application. Applications may be picked up in the counseling office.

*Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, INC (due 5/4/19)

The following criteria are requirements for consideration:

Must be of Armenian-American descent attending a public or Armenian Prelacy School          Must be a graduating high school senior                                                                                                          Must have a grade point average of at least 3.5                                                                                            Must be active within both school and community                                                                                    Mus plan on attending a university or college

Applications are available in the counseling office

*2019 Rotary North-South Football Scholarship  (due 5/6/19)

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.

*Armenian Relief Society Fresno SOPHIA Chapter (due 5/11/19)

The following criteria are requirements for consideration:

Must be of Armenian decent. One parent must be Armenian.                                                                 Applicant must be a resident of Fresno County.                                                                                           Promise and intent of student to pursue a college education.                                                               Copy of transcript, a letter of recommendation submitted by either principal, dean or                   counselor, recommendation from source outside of school and a photograph.                    A statement of his/her background and need for scholarship.

Applications are available in the counseling office

 *Angels Wings Foundation (due 5/18/19)
The AWF Thai Scholarship program is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising Thai-American students who have demonstrated academic excellence, concern for involvement in their Thai community and the desire to continue their education.
*Carrie Dunn Penchuk Memorial Scholarship (due 5/23/19)
Carrie Dunn Penchuk was a wife, daughter, & sister, who loved life and lived it to the fullest. Graduating from Bullard in 1995, Carrie attended University of Santa Clara. She loved visiting art galleries, museums, dancing, ballets and Broadway plays. This scholarship honors Carries’ beatiful legacy. Her scholarship is available for a High school senior (male or female) with a minimum GPA of 3.0, planning a career in visual/performing arts, and participate in extracurricular activities. Please see Mr. Aguirre in counseling for an application. Or email a request at Rafael.aguirre@fresnounified.org

April 2019

*Fresno-Kings County Cattlewomen Scholarship  (due 4/1/19)

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 counseling office for other requirements and application.

*Church Women United Scholarship (due 4/3/19)

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.

*David A. Fausone Memorial Music Scholarship (due 4/5/19)

This scholarship of $1250.00 is presented annually to a Bullard High School graduating senior who has an expressed interest in music.  He or she must have a plan for continuing to pursue this interest beyond high school to be eligible for consideration. This interest may be personal, professional or career oriented.  The award presentation will be on May 10, 2019. Please come to counseling office for an application.

*Bernard Harris math and science scholarship program (due 4/12/19)

The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program was established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.This spring, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students currently completing their senior year of high school in a member district of the Council of the Great City Schools.

*2019 Martin Macias Honorary Scholarship (due 4/12/19)

The English Learner Group, Inc. grants University and College Scholarships in amounts of $1,000 per each competitive gift. This Scholarship will be presented to a deserving English Learner or Redesignated (Reclassfied) English Learner High School Graduates, and who is accepted into an institution of higher education or career training institution.

*Eye Medical Center of Fresno Scholarship (due 4/17/19)

The Eye Medical Center of Fresno awards over ten thousand dollars of scholarships to exceptional graduating high school seniors in Fresno, CA every year. Must have minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Require proof of enrollment in college.

*Fresno County Chapter Latino Peace Officer Association Scholarship Application 2019 (4/19/19)

Any student who has demonstrated leadership, merit, commitment to community service, and potential for academic achievement may apply for the scholarship. Must be a full-time senior, provide proof of college acceptance and enrollment, and minimum GPA of 2.5. Please visit counseling office for an application.

*2019 Leland Palomares Scholarship (due 4/30/19)

This scholarship is designed to help students obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available to 2019 graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be planning enroll in a full-time accredited, not for profit, college or university, during the fall of 2019.

March 2019

*Promoting and Fostering Educators of the Future (due 3/4/19)

Focus on Unity in Education is offering four, $1,000 scholarships, available to a high school senior who is earning a 2.5 GPA or higher and planning to attend school full time (at a college or university) in the fall. Students must have plans to obtain credential for a career in education (teachers, speech therapist, school psychologists, school nurses, occupational/physical therapists, adapted PE specialist, etc.) Copies and details of application are available in counseling office front desk.

*California Association of Wine Grape Growers Foundation Scholarships (due 3/8/19)

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.

*State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California, Inc. (due 3/15/19)

$500 Scholarship available to student of Portuguese descent, 3.5 weighted GPA for grades 9-12, and have participated in at least three (3) extra-curricular activities while in high school. Please visit counseling office for application and more details.

*Fresno Unified School District Scholarship Fund (3/15/19)

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.

*Italian Catholic Federation (due 3/15/19)

The Italian Catholic Federation offers $400.00 scholarships to Roman Catholic Graduating Seniors of Italian Descent who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 GPA.

*Heritage Quilters Scholarship (due 3/15/19)

The Heritage Quilters Scholarship will be awarded to any person that is a high school senior or college student with a demonstrated interest in fiber arts.  Qualified applicants include those focusing on fiber as an art medium or those with skills in costume or clothing design or textiles and textile conservation, as well. Please come by office for an application.

*Red and White Scholarship (3/15/19)

Eligibility: African American, 2019 High School graduate G.P.A. of 3.0 higher, documented acceptance at a college or university for the 2019/2020 academic year. Applications may be picked up in the counselors office.

*Fresno County High School AMAE 2019 Scholarship  (due 3/22/19)

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.  The following criteria must be met to be considered for selection by the AMAE Scholarship Committee:

  1. Applicant Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  2. Complete the AMAE Scholarship Application (Include checklist with your application)
  3. Autobiography (one page – typed)
  4. Essay (Respond to Theme indicated in the application checklist – ( one page – typed )
  5. Resume (use a standard resume format)
  • Clubs and Organizations
  • Sports Teams
  • Student Body Office Awards
  • Community Service
  • After School/Weekend Jobs
  • Hobbies/Other Interests
  1. Three Letters of Recommendation (From teachers, school administrators, or community members)

*Twelfth Annual Caltrans Scholarships (due 3/29/19)

6 scholarships available to High School Seniors in Fresno, Madera, Kern or Tulare counties who are interested in the field of transportation and earning a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants have an opportunity to be selected for a scholarship ranging from $1,000-$2,000.

*Malloch Elementary PTA Scholarship (due 3/29/19)

The Malloch Elementary PTA is proud to announce their annual Malloch Elementary School PTA scholarship! Available to (1) Bullard High School student with an academic scholarship in the amount of $500 (please see Mr. Aguirre for an application).

*California School Employees Association (due 3/29/19)

CSEA Fresno Chapter 125 is pleased to announce that it will award $500 to four qualified high school seniors who plan to further their education by attending a university, college, or trade school in the Fall of 2019. Qualification are as follows: Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be a Chapter 125 member in good standing and the student must have a cumulative academic grade point average of 2.0 or above. Please address them to: Peggy Lucio, 4883 N. Millbrook, Fresno, CA 93726

*ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship Program (due 3/30/19)

ScholarshipPoints Scholarship Program

ScholarshipPoints offers one of our most popular programs for students: the ScholarshipPoints  Scholarship. This $10,000 scholarship is a fantastic opportunity is offered on a monthly basis throughout the year, so you can apply often!

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the ScholarshipPoints program, you must be very interested in continuing your education (whether you are a high school, college, or community college student).  So whether you are a prospective PhD in English Literature,  studying art at a community college, or a sophomore economics major, you can certainly apply.

 

February 2019 

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. The program kicks off with an all expenses paid trip to Aspen Ideas Festival, June 22-28, 2019.

January 2019

*Why is a College Education Important to Me?  (due 1/25/19)

This scholarship is available for students who will be attending the Black College Expo on February 5th. Winner must be present at the Fresno HBCU Caravan to receive their scholarship. Please see Mrs. Baker in library for more details.

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 5/4/18)

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. The program kicks off with an all expenses paid trip to Aspen Ideas Frestival, June 22-28, 2019.

*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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