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Bulldogs Tracy High School

Friday, February 21, 2020

Student Releases:  

Saturday School will be held in the Cafeteria this Saturday, February 21st.

Prom forms are now available online.   https://THSBulldogs.myschoolcentral.com

Applications for the 2019 Academic Block T are now being accepted.  Celebrate your success in academics!  To apply go to the academics tab on Tracy High website and download the application.  Students with a 4.0 for spring or fall semesters in 2019 may qualify for a Block T.  Students who did not have a 4.0 may qualify using their cumulative GPA's on their transcripts for FALL2019 (see application for details).  Applications are due by March 4 and require a transcript provided by the school so do not wait until March to start the application process.  Applications will ot be accepted late and are not retroactive.

College Presentation
San Joaquin Valley College in Modesto (a Private Junior College) will host an information session today at 10:10 am-11:10 am in Room D201.  Learn about Careers in these fields:  Business Office Administration, clinical medical assisting, criminal justice/corrections, electrical technology, industrial maintenance technology, medical office administration, pharmacy technology.   Explore your Future!  Sign up in your Career Center-Room A112.

Summer Job Opportunity
Lifeguards Wanted!  Looking for a summer job?  The City of Tracy is seeking the following positions:  Lifeguards (hourly salary $13.00-$15.80 and Senior Lifeguards (hourly salary $16.28-$19.79).  Now Hiring- Apply today!  *Must have certifications.  For more information and job listings please visit www.cityoftracyjobs.com or visit your high school Career Center-flyers available!

Decision Medicine 
Are you the next doctor?  Decision Medicine is a 2-week program that introduces students to the field on medicine through personal mentoring opportunities and site visits with behind-the-scenes access to some of our regional hospitals clinics and public health centers.  Participants are challenged with real world decisions as they explore the many facets of a career as a physician.  Students will work in various team configurations, including a one-on-one mentoring opportunity with a local physician in their personal practice.  Additionally, students will visit the world-renowned UC Davis Medical School of Medicine where students will hear from a network with medical students during various activities.  Additionally students will be introduced to the community outreach and healthcare for the homeless taking place in San Joaquin County through visits to Gleason use and St. Mary's Dining Hall.  Applicants must be 16 years old and an upcoming Junior or Senior.  Preference will be given to upcoming seniors.  Apply online beginning February 1, 2020-February 29, 2020 at www.decisionmedicine.com

Financial Aid Workshop:
San Joaquin County Office of Education Cash for College Nights:
Onsite grant application assistance for youth and young adults;foster youth ages 6-26.  Are you enrolled in College?  Thinking of enrolling into college?  If so, we can help you apply to receive free money for College!  Those who participate will receive assistance in completing the Chafee Grant and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Thee will be E-Busses that are equipped with 12-16 laptop computers, printers, scanners and access to the internet, all in one convenient location.  When: February 19th, Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton and on February 28th, San Joaquin Delta College 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton. Please have your SS# and valid email handy.  For more information flyers available in your school's Career Center.

SCHOLARSHIPS
02.21.20 Deadline.  California Retired Teachers Association.  Copies available in your school's Career Center, 5 @ $1,000, graduating senior who is planning a teaching vocation.  Awards are made to high school seniors who attend public schools in San Joaquin County, GPA of 3.0 or above, autobiographical essay including reasons for choosing a teaching career, leadership qualities and abilities, financial need copy of transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

02.21.20 Deadline.  Tracy Area Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.-amount of award not provided.  Applications available in your school's Career Center.  Open to graduating seniors of African American descent.  Must be planning to attend an accredited tow or four-year college or University.  Copy of an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, essay on your educational and professional goals and how you plan to achieve them.

02.28.20  Deadline.  San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation   https://www.sjfb.org  $500 - $2,000 (various scholarships available).  Graduating senior planning to pursue a career in the agriculture industry, Ag sciences, Ag technology, education, etc.  Must be planning to attend a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college/university as specified on each application.

02.29.20 Deadline.  Asian Pacific State Employees Association Foundation https://www.apseafoundation.org amount of awards varies.  Graduating senior planning to attend a 4 yr. college/university, or community college, or vocational school in the 2020-21 academic year.  Demonstrate involvement in the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community.  Minimum of 2.5 GPA or above.

March-April Deadlines.  Stockton Unified School District Scholarship Catalog https://www.stocktonusd.net $500 and up.  Several scholarships open to high school students residing in San Joaquin County graduating in May/June 2020.

03.01.20 Deadline.  DevTeam Space STEM Scholarship www.devteam.space/scholarship $1,000.  Open to student's 9th-12th grade.  Write a 500+ essay on the following topic:  "How STEM career will affect the word over the next 50 years.

03.01.20 Deadline.  American Welding Society https://www.aws.org   $2,000-$2,500.  National, District, and Section Scholarship applications open.  National Scholarships are for students pursuing a specific degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.  Each individual scholarship has its own eligibility requirements.  Please refer to scholarship descriptions in the National Scholarships Table for more information.

03.01.20 Deadline.  American Chemical Society Scholarship Program www.acs.org/scholarship $5,000.  Graduating senior of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (see website for more details).  Intend to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry,-related science.  Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science, GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident.

03.02.20 Deadline. San Joaquin Delta College.  https://deltacollege.awardspring.com/  Several scholarships available- amounts vary-see website.   Seniors planning to attend SJ Delta College in the fall or summer of 2020.

03.02.20 Deadline.  CSU Stanislaus State University Scholarships www.csustan.edu/financialaid/scholarships  Amount of awards varies.  All prospective students who have applied for admission at Stanislaus State for the FAll of 2020 and Spring of 2021 should apply.  The online application allows students to apply for multiple on-campus scholarships using one application.

03.02.20 Deadline.  Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Programs www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarship $1,000-$20,000 (various scholarships)  Open to graduating senior with any ethnic background.   Must plan to enroll full time in a college or university in the fall of 2020.  Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

03.06.20 Deadline.  California Wine Grape Growers  www.Cawgfoundation.org  3 @  $8,000 attending a 4 yr. college and 3 @2,000 attending a 2 yr.  community College.  Senior planning to attend a 2 year Junior College or a 4 year University.  Parent must be employed by a wine grape grower.  Copy of transcript, SAT or ACT score requested.  Letter of recommendation and personal essay must accompany completed application.

03.06.20 Deadline.  California Department of Transportation (Cal Trans) www.dot.ca.gov/d10or www.transportationfoundation.org.  Award amount $1,125.  Graduating senior with a 2.6 GPA or better and who is interested in one of the following careers or other related transportation field:  Accounting, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Business Administration, Clerical Communications, Construction, Electrical, Engineering, Environmental Science, Equipment Operation, Graphic Design, History, Human Resources information Technology, Landscaping, Legal, Planning, Project Management, Real Estate, and Surveying.  Planning to attend a Community College or University in the fall of 2020.  Submit an essay telling us about yourself and why you are interested in one of the fields as a career listed.

03.07.20 Deadline.  Northern California Cherry Blossom - applications available in your school's Career Center.  2 @ $2,500.  Graduating senior of Japanese American descent attending an accredited high school with a GPA of 2.5.  Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community.

03.13.20 Deadline.  Tracy Tank Town Lions-Applications available in your school's Career Center.  4 @ $500.  Graduating senior that intends to enroll at an accredited community college or 4 year University or trade school program.  Awards will be base on community service, leadership and academic achievement.  Two letters of reference , 500 word persuasive essay on "Why should people serve their community".

03.14.20 Deadline.  NDTA- National Defense Transportation Association of San Joaquin County.  Applications available in your school's Career Center.  $500-$1,500.  Graduating high school senior who plans to attend a vocational/trade school or a 2 yr.or 4 yr. college/university.  NDTA focuses on assistance in the Transportation Education and /or logistics related field.  If you are interested in any of the following fields, please consider applying for this scholarship:  communications, industry marketing, sales, advertising, management, accounting, finance, data entry, health care, security mechanics, computer technicians specialists in all odes of transportation including those who build trucks, planes, ships, rail cars.  Also includes, logisticians, dispatchers, warehouse person, load planners, drivers, pilots, seamen, teachers, civil engineers, road construction, air traffic controllers.

03.15.20 Deadline.  First Unitarian Universalist Church in Stockton-Robert E. Green Memorial Scholarship.  Award amount is $800.  Copies available in your school's Career Center.  Graduating senior attending an accredited college/university, involvement in community service and student activities 2 letters of recommendation required.

03.15.20 Deadline.  PHCS-Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society https://sacrementophcs.com/phcs-scholarship-program/  Award amount is $500-$2,000.  Graduating senior of Portuguese decent, plans to attend a college or University in Fall of 2020.  GPA of 3.5 or better , copy of official transcript, letter of recommendation essay regarding the applicant's Portuguese community involvement and the impact of the applicant's Portuguese heritage and culture on their lives. List extra-curricular activities leadership, experience, work experience past or present.

03.15.20  Deadline.  Italian Catholic Federation  www.ICF.org  $400  Must be a Catholic graduating senior of Italian descent who has at least a 3.2 GPA.  Provide a personal letter-explaining applicant’s Italian origin, copy of a transcript, letter of recommendation from a school official.

03.16.20  Deadline.  The Nijagal Family Scholarship.  Electronic or paper applications available only.  Four awards up to $750.  Open to graduating THS seniors who plan to attend a CSU or UC in the fall of 2020.  Undergraduate degree programs eligible for scholarships include Medical Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Law or Performing Arts.  In addition, students pursuing the Associated Degree Programs are also eligible for scholarship.  Must have taken advanced courses all four years in high school.  GPA of 3.5 or above.  Excellent attendance, no referrals, no Saturday School, or no expulsions.  Submit a 200 word essay explaining your goals and how you value education in your career plan.  What are your plans in motivating others to take up education beyond high school?    Two (2) letters of recommendation from your teacher and letter(s) of recommendation demonstrating community service and copy of unofficial transcript.

03.20.20 Deadline.  Rotary Club of Tracy-Applications available in your school's Career Center.  Award amount up to $2,000.  Graduating senior who intends to enroll in a Junior College or 4 yr. College or University, trade/vocational school in the fall of 2020.  Copy of unofficial transcript, letters of recommendation from a Teacher, Counselor or community leader.  Application and supporting documents are to be completed and returned to your Career Center by 3:00 pm on the due date.

03.21.20 Deadline.  L.D.T.-Legionarios Del Trabajo in America Inc.  Copy available I your school's Career Center.  Award amount 6 @ $500.  Graduation senior of Filipino heritage.  Planning to pursue a higher education, GPA of 3.5 or above copy of official transcript printout of FAFSA EFC report.

03.24.20 Deadline.  Quest Bridge National Prep Scholarship www.questbridge.org Full four-year scholarships.  Open to high school Juniors.  Must demonstrate academic excellence, rank in the top 5-10% of your class.  Come from households earning less that $65,000 annually for a typical family of four.  This program is specifically designed to give 11th graders the preparation they need to not only to get into tip colleges, but attend for free or with generous financial aid.

03.31.20 Deadline.  Tracy Historical Museum/West Side Pioneer Association – Applications available in your school’s Career Center, 3 @ $500, graduating seniors planning to attend a 2 year or a 4 year college with a demonstrated interest in local Tracy History.  Essay on Tracy History.

04.01.20 Deadline.  Gene Birk's Brighter Christmas Scholarship www.brighterchristmasoftracy.co.  Award Amount up to $1,000.  Graduating senior, college bound must have volunteered to help with Brighter Christmas at least 3 years or longer.  Other considerations will be based on community and school activities and financial need.  Scholarships are also offered to Senior whose family has received help from "Brighter Christmas" in the last 3 years.

04.01.20 Deadline.  Give Every Child a Chance Service Challenge Scholarship www.gecac.net.  Copy also available in your school's Career Center.  $250-$1,000. Open to Give Every Child A Chance volunteer graduating this year.  Volunteer service does not have to serve within the tutoring component.  Must have contributed at least 100 hours (non-school) of community service within the past four years of high school.  (Not all hours need to be served at GECAC).  Letters of proof are required from the organization(s) that you completed community service.

04.01.20 Deadline.  THS L.B. Moore Social Studies Scholarship.  Open to Tracy High School seniors, copies available in Room 112, 3 & $1,000, college bound, GPA of 2.5 or higher and received an A or B grade for both semesters for two of the three required Social Studies courses.  Write a 200-300 word essay on how the study of history/social studies has impacted you.

04.01.20 Deadline.  Friedburger Education Fund.  Copy available in your school's Career Center.  Amount will be announced at time of interview.  Senior planning to continue higher education at a Community College or a University or Technical/Vocational school in California.  Must demonstrate outstanding character traits, demonstrate leadership qualities, demonstrate need for financial assistance and evidence of concern for others through public service.  Copy of transcript personal statement, copy of financial aid being received by institutions or by other agencies and/or organizations.

04.03.20 Deadline.  Icardi Memorial Scholarship-$500.  Open to a graduating Tracy High School senior college bound.  Must demonstrate leadership qualities.  This would include participation in community, religious or service organizations.  Actively participated in athletics employed or worked on a part-time basis during high school or summer vacation.  Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.06.20 Deadline.  Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Memorial Scholarship.  Open to a THS graduating senior.  Applications available in Room 112.  Amount of award is $500.  Graduating senior female basketball athlete that has played for 2 years or more.  Planning to attend a 2 yr. college or 4 yr. university or vocational/trade school in the fall of 2020.  GPA of 2.8 or better, , demonstrate leadership qualities financial need.  Write about your career and educational goals and why basketball was important to you.

04.07.20 Deadline.  Brock Soares Memorial Scholarship-$500.  Open to a graduating Tracy High School senior, 4 yr. member of the THS Cheer or THS Dance Team.  GPA of 2.5 or above, essay, and 2 letters of recommendation.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.08.20 Deadline.  Dr. S. Sachdeva and Mr. M. Singh Scholarship Award.  2 @$500.  Open to a Tracy High graduating senior planning to attend a 2 yr. Jr. College or a 4 yr. University in the fall of 2020.  Applications available in Room A112.  GPA of 4.0 or above.  Must have taken IB classes, essay describing your financial hardship and how this scholarship will help you.  Copy of unofficial transcript, interview maybe requested.

04.09.20 Deadline.  Richard T. Lent Memorial Scholarship -2 @ $1,000.  Open to graduating Tracy High School senior, college bound GPA of 3.0 or better, planning to major in engineering of computer science.  Write a one page essay on "Why do you believe you should receive recognition for achievement in Computer Science or Engineering?".  One letter of recommendation from a faculty member, copy of unofficial transcript.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.09.20 Deadline.  Susan M. Lent Memorial Scholarship-2@ 1,000.  Open to graduating Tracy High School senior college bound, GPA of 3.0 or better just be planning to pursue a teaching vocation.  Autobiographical essay including reasons for choosing a teaching profession, citizenship qualities, one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, copy of unofficial transcript.  Applications available in Room A112.

04.10.20 Deadline.  Carol Phan Memorial Scholarship  https://forcarol.com/carol-phan--college-scholarship/  $1,000Must be a Tracy High Senior that has been enrolled in the IB or Ag Science Programs and has been accepted or plans to attend a 4 yr. University.  GPA of 3.50 or higher.  Essay required.

04.12.20 Deadline.  Don & Roy Splawn Charitable Scholarship Foundation .  www.fsrequests.com/splawnscholarship  $1,000.  Graduation senior, college bound.  Students who have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance are encouraged to apply.  SPA of 2.6 or above, copy of transcript, letter of recommendation.

04.15.20 Deadline.  SJCWA-San Joaquin Chapter of California Women for Agriculture.  Applications available in your school's Career Center.  Award amount:  $500-planning to attend a Junior College-$1,00-planning to attend a 4 yr. University.  Graduation seniors planning to major in Agriculture in California.  Two letters of recommendation and essay required

04.15.20 Deadline.  Tracy Veteran's of Foreign Wars.  Copy available inn your school's Career Center.  Award amount 2 2 $500.  Graduating senior entering the military after graduation or senior who will be attending college and who has relative (s) that have served their country in the Military.  Copy of transcript, letters of recommendation personal statement of goals and proof of family member's military service.

04.20.20 Deadline.  Wanda Sullivan Community Service Scholarship.  Copy available in your school's Career Center.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior college bound GPA of 3.0 member of Boys and Girls Club.  This scholarship focuses on Community Service as the primary criteria.  Write a short one page essay on "How this scholarship will help you achieve your goals".  Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.20.20 Deadline.  George P. Stein Vocational Scholarship.  Copy available in your school's Career Center.  Award amount $1,000.  Graduation senior with a 2.5 or better.  Must be going into a vocational field such as an auto mechanic culinary arts firefighter, nurse, etc.  Short one page essay on "How this scholarship will help you achieve your goals".  Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.20.20 Deadline.  Dr. Jack Sjolin Health Profession Scholarship.  Copy available in your school's Career Center.   Award amount 41,000.  Graduation senior with a 3.0 GPA or better with a desire to help mankind in a Health related field.  Essay on "How this scholarship will help achieve your goals in a health related career".  Copy of unofficial transcript.

04.22.20 Deadline.  2020 Student View Scholarship Program.  www.wtudent-view.com Award amount $500-$5,000.  Seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, 2yr. junior college or Career school.

04.30.20 Deadline.  "Review It" Scholarship www.chiureviewsscholarship.com $1,000.  Graduating senior, planning to attend a college or university no later than September of 2020.  Achieved a 2.5 or greater during last academic year.  Submit a review of your favorite movie.

05.31.20 Deadline.  LM Scholarship https://studentsscholarships.org/grants.php $500.  Graduating senior, college bound have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a US resident.  Essay topic:  Write an essay about a situation you have been involved in or someone you know has been involved in when better safety procedures would have prevented an injury.  Explain in detail how they would have prevented the injury.

05.31.2020 Deadline  Community Foundation of San Joaquin www.cfosj.org  These scholarships are for High School seniors in San Joaquin County, and there is a scholarship specifically for Tracy High School.  This year we have over $30,000 in scholarships to award.  Visit website and view scholarships eligibility requirements for each unique scholarship and apply now.

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