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Bulldogs Tracy High School

Monday,  September 21, 2020

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The UC application for Fall 2021 is open at https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html.  Seniors can begin to work on their application now.  The CSU application will open on October 1, 2020.  Submission period for both UC and CSU applications is November 1st-30th, 2020.  Launch your CSU application on your California Colleges.edu account.  For private institutions application periods may vary, check websites for exact dates.

Virtual College Meetings specifically for Tracy High Juniors and Seniors.  Once students register for the event, students will receive a confirmation email with the direct Zoom link for the meeting.  If you do not receive the confirmation email, please email Ms. Arce at marce@tusd.net  Students are encourage to register in advance in order to receive a notice from the college or university before the event.  More virtual college/universities meetings and or workshops will be posted as soon as dates are confirmed.  Stay tuned!

Los Positas College Information Sessions for Dreamers:
September 28th-Financial Aid Process-3:00 pm-4:00 pm-https//cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98410908536

October 2nd-Dreamers' Resources-3:00 pm-4:00 pm-https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98410908536 
For more dates visit Dreamers @LPC:  www.laspositascollege.edu/dreamers/index.php

University of Nevada, Reno- September 24th,  2:00 pm.  Students can register for this event by visiting:  https://admissions.unr.edu/register/TracyHighSchool2021

UC Santa Cruz-September 30th, 2:30 pm-Register in advance for this meeting:  https://ucsc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucu2srTsjGND7cr1Z4_zhikRFME9djUso

UC Los Angeles-October 13, 2:00 pm-Registration link to follow

UC Application Workshop-October 5th, 3:00 pm -Register at:   https://ucmerced.secure.force.com/admission/targetX eventsb events#/esr?eid=a0b3r00000YvY4fAAF Copy of transcript required

Grand Canyon University- October 14th, 2:30 pm-Register in advance for this meeting:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tjYqce-hajosHdzwhY3PxbzVidC9hU9GJi3G

St. Mary's College of California- October 19th, 1:45-2:15 pm-Register in advance for the visit:  https://admissions.stmarys-ca.edu/register/?id=1ffd024c-e08f-462c-b807-1ad37516c6e7

UC Santa Barbara-October 22, 5:00 pm-Registration link https://ucsb.secure.force.com/events/targetX_Eventsb_events#/ers?eid=a0T3Z00000MdKOpUAN.

CSU Application Workshop-October 29th, 1:30-3:30 pm- https://csustan.zoom.us/j/92282506049  Students need a copy of their transcript

Azusa Pacific University-November 3rd, 1:30-2:30 pm-register at: https://apu.zoom.us/j/99436513995

Dominican University of California-November 5th, 2:30 pm-register at:  https://dominican-edu.zoom.us/j/93597018446?pwd=Y3U3bTJhLzNqeXpNLzVEb0V3Uld4QT09

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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UC Scholarship & Programs https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/tuition-financial-aid/types-of-aid/grants-and-scholarships.html  Most of the gift aid awarded by UC, the federal government, and the state of California is awarded on the basis of need.  Need is determined by the information you provide when you apply for aid, including your expected costs while attending college and your family's financial resources.  A much smaller portion of gift aid is awarded based on merit-like have a special talent or excelling academically in high school.

09.25.20 Deadline.  Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen's Award (DAR) $300-$500, College bound Senior.  Describe your qualities of good citizenship.  Two letters of recommendation, copy of your transcript.  Applications available on your school's website. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

09.29.20 Deadline.  Quest Bridge National College Match.  www.questbridge.org  Opens a New Window.  Full four-year scholarships.  We are seeking applications from high-achieving low-income high school seniors.  Demonstrate high academic achievement; come from a household income of less that $65,000 for a typical family of four, with limited assets. Essays and short answers, high school transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation from high school teachers.

09.30.20 Deadline.  Money Metals Exchange Scholarship www.moneymetals.com/scholarship $500-$1,000.  Graduating senior, copy of transcript, essay on one question located on the website.

10.05.20 Deadline.  AES Engineers.  http://aesengineers.com/scholarship.php $500-Award based on character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.  Write an essay on "When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?"  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?  Must be a senior to apply Engineering courses not required to be eligible.

10.15.20 Deadline.  NSHSS STEM Scholarships https://www.nshss.org/scholarships/s/nshss-foundation-stem-scholarship/  Award amount $1,000.  Graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0, must demonstrate a desire to pursue a major in one of the STEM disciplines as listed on the website.  Copy of transcript, essay, and letters of educator recommendations.

10.16.20 Deadline.  Young Arts www.youngarts.org/apply up to $10,000-Young Art identifies and nurtures emerging artists in the visual, literary and performing arts.  By providing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities significant access to scholarships and national recognition.  Young Arts ensures the nations' most outstanding high school students are encouraged-at critical junctures in their lives to pursue careers in the arts.  Open to grades 10-12.

10.25.20 Deadline.  Horatio Alger Association Scholarship https://scholars.horationalger.org/scholarships/ .  Award amount $2500.  Graduating senior to pursue a career or technical education in a post-secondary environment, demonstrate financial need, be a US citizen, be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in the Fall.

10.30.20 Deadline.  Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/collete-scholarship-program/how-to-apply/ .  Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school in the Fall of 2021.  Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA with family income up to $95,000.  Last year's cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.

10.31.20 Deadline.  VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition vfw.org/FindaPost .  Award amount $1,000-$30,000, open to students 9-12 grades.  This program provides students the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.  The 2020-21 theme is: " Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned"

10.31.20 Deadline.  Coca-Cola Scholarship-$20,000 www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/.  This is an achievement-based scholarship for graduating high school senior.  College bound, demonstrate community service, minimum GPA 3.0, U.S. citizen.

11.15.20 Deadline.  Elks MVP Scholarship https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm  $1,000-12,500.  Senior planning to attend a 4 yr. Education Program.  Must be a U.S. citizen demonstrate leadership qualities and financial need.

11.06.20 Deadline.  Good Tidings Foundation Community Service Award.  https://goodtidings.org/scholarship/  Opens a New window.  10 @ $10,000-This scholarship is an excellent opportunity for low-income high school seniors who have committed themselves to community service.

11.12.20 Deadline.  Create Real Impact Scholarship https:/createrealimpact.com/  $500-1,500.  Open to students in 9-12 grades.  The Create Real Impact Contest gives you the opportunity to share creative solutions for preventing reckless and distracted driving while winning prizes for your efforts.

11.30.20 Deadline.  Driver Education Initiative Scholarship www.dmvEdu.org/scholarship/  Award amount $500.  Must be currently attending high school.  The essay contest "In The Driver's Seat" seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver.  Submit an essay of less that 500 words to the following questions:
1)  What is the importance of driver education in reducing the number of deaths as a result of driving?
2)  What steps can be taken to reduce the number of deaths related to driving?
3)  Have you ever had an experience of being in a car accident or have seen your friends or family members driving irresponsibly?
4)  What steps can you take to be a better and safer driver as well as help others become safer on the road?
Along with your submission, please include a picture of yourself, which we can post on our site to go along with your essay.

12.4.20 Deadline.  Gladys Z. Ashjian Memorial Scholarship $1,000.  Application available on school's website.  Open to Tracy High graduating seniors college bound, GPA of 2.8 or better, planning a teaching vocation, essay explaining reason for choosing a teaching profession one letter of recommendation from a faculty member and copy of unofficial transcript.

12.11.20 Deadline.  Icardi Memorial Scholarship.  Application available on THS website.  Award amount $500, graduation 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.

12.31.20 Deadline.  Navy ROTC Scholarship htt://www.nrotc.navy.mil  Several scholarship opportunities.   Graduating high school senior ,must be a U.S. or naturalized citizen.  Major in a degree of your choice regardless of officer specialty guaranteed job earn a salary immediately after college.  Must provide SAT/ACT scores, copy of transcript.  Call or text your local Navy Recruiter, Petty Officer Coleman at 925-542-0008