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Deadlines and Scholarship Amounts Vary
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California Association of Wine Grape Growers Foundation Students must have a parent or guardian employed by a CA vineyard during the 2017-2018 wine growing season to apply. Be graduating and planning to attend a University of CA, CSU or a community college. For students to be eligible and remain eligible for this scholarship, you must be enrolled in 12 or more units per semester with satisfactory grades while attending college. Deadline is 03/16/18.
California School Administrators Association To qualify for this scholarship at least one of the parents of the applying student must be an ACSA member. A completed application, transcript and letters of recommendation are required. Deadline is 02/09/18.
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.
Grimmway Enterprises, Inc. 2018 College Scholarship The families of Rod & Bob Grimm sponsor this Scholarship Program for the children of employees of Grimmway Enterprises, Inc. The goal of the program is to encourage employees' children to attend a college or university and earn a college degree. Amount of award varies with renewals and upgrades. The maximum reward can be a $10,000 college scholarship and a computer. Deadline is 03/15/18.
State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California, Inc. Applicants must be of Portuguese descent and be a US citizen or permanent resident. Must have maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA for 9-12 grades and be a graduating senior of a CA high school. Three letters of recommendation and three extra-curricular activities participated in while in high school must be included. Deadline is 03/15/18.
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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