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Centennial High School Staff Club Scholarship Applicant must be interested in entering the field of education and be planning on either attending Bakersfield College or Cal State Bakersfield. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. A two to four hundred word essay on why you want to enter the field of education must be included. Deadline is 03/23/18.
Chief Steve Alvidrez Scholarship Applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required, must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. legal permanent resident and be enrolled in a four year criminal justice degree program. An essay (500 words of less), resume listing your education and experience and high school transcript is required. Deadline is 05/01/18.
The Woman’s Club of Bakersfield Student Scholarship 2017-2018 Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 along with community, extracurricular and volunteer activities. The application must contain a brief essay of goals and objectives and two recommendations. Scholarship awards are $1,000.00 and are for the 2018 Fall Semester. Deadline is 03/01/18.

Scholarship Websites 2017-2018

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