• 2014 Scholarship Brochure (2015 Scholarship Brochure coming soon)  |  • 2014 Application (2015 Application coming soon)

Scholarships

Eligibility requirements:

  • Major in one of the following STEM degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Eligible to enroll in MATH 24: Trigonometry or MATH 25: Precalculus
  • Demonstrate financial need based on FAFSA
  • Enroll full-time (minimum 12 units) at Hartnell College in a degree program
  • Be a US citizen, refugee, or permanent resident

This program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly-selective scholarship for the nation's top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor's degree at 4-year colleges or universities. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year, making it the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a current student at an accredited US community college or 2-year institution with sophomore status or a recent graduate (within the last 5 years)
  • Have a cumulative unweighted college GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Plan to transfer to a 4-year college or university to begin studies in the coming fall
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need

 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars come from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and from rural suburban, and urban communities. Many Scholars are the first in their families to pursue higher education.

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The A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial scholarship was established in memory of Arthur W. Bodine, a distinguished director of Sunkist Growers and a respected agricultural leader, to provide funds for undergraduate students from agricultural backgrounds who are in need of financial assistance to further their educations. Scholarships are available to students entering any undergraduate grade level who are enrolled in pr have applications pending at an accredited college and plan to pursue a course of study leading to a degree.

 
Qualifications:
  1. A background in CA or AZ agriculture - the student, or someone in the student's immediate family must have derived the majority of their income from agriculture.
  2. Financial need.
  3. GPA and extracurricular activities indicative of potential for success.
Application packets include:
  • Completed application
  • Personal and financial information- including the most recent tax return
  • A written essay discussing personal and agricultural background
  • Transcripts of grades and college board test scores
  • Two references from teachers, school administrators, employers or community organizers.

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If you are a California resident between the ages of 18 and 25, and are currently a full-time student at a community college or 4-year university in California, Shift Insurance has a golden opportunity for you. Simply submit an application in which you explain how you have managed to begin creating your own path toward success- by seizing opportunities, taking initiative, and going the extra mile- and you could receive $500!

Eligibility Requirements:
California resident enrolled in a California institution - The California Students Scholarship is only available to California residents between the ages of 18 and 25 that are enrolled in a California community college or 4 year university. Out-of-state students who are new California residents and AB540 students are also eligible!

Full-time student- Applicants must be enrolled full time (at least 12 undergraduate units or 8-9 graduate units) at a single educational institution.

Application Submission:
Visit our scholarship application page and follow the directions for completing your submission. Applications must be received no later than 11:59pm PST on September 30, 2014.

Response to Prompt:
In 500-600 words, write a brief response to the following prompt: "While opportunities may seem big or small, what truly distinguishes opportunities from each other is how one makes the most of them in order to learn from the experience. Think about an opportunity you recently sought and took advantage of. How did you take initiative and/or go the extra mile to ensure that your experience would be a stepping stone from which to build future successes off of? What did you learn from this experience that will help you in the future?" (Please visit website for guidelines regarding the written response)

Visit the website to apply: www.shiftins.com/community/scholarships.aspx

Hartnell STEM Scholarship Amount: Up to $6,000, Deadline: To be announced

Eligibility requirements:

  • Major in one of the following STEM degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Eligible to enroll in MATH 24: Trigonometry or MATH 25: Precalculus
  • Demonstrate financial need based on FAFSA
  • Enroll full-time (minimum 12 units) at Hartnell College in a degree program
  • Be a US citizen, refugee, or permanent resident

This program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation

→Click here to view 2014 pdf flier

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