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Below are the links for the various scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

For some national scholarships check out this Newsletter!


Bay Area All Star Scholarship

  Deadline: February 10th, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements:

   - Be a college-bound senior at a Bay Area high school

   - Be a legal resident

   - Minimum 3.0 GPA

   - Demonstrated interest in extracurriculars


Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship

  Deadline: March 1st, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements: 

   - Whole or partially of Italian descent

   - Must be enrolled in accredited 2 or 4 year college, or CTE school in fall of 2019


2019 Celebration of Excellence Scholarship

  Deadline: March 1st, 2019

   Eligibility Requirements:

    - Minimum total weighted GPA of 3.5

    - Self identifies as African-American

    - Graduating in June 2019 and planning on attending a four-year college


California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation Scholarship

  Deadline: March 8th, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements:

   - Graduating senior planning on attending California community college, CSU, or UC 

   - Has a parent or legal guardian who is employed by a California vineyard during 2018-2019 growing season


Foster Youth Scholarships

  Deadline: March 13, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements:

   - Current or former foster youth from/in Contra Costa county

   - Enrolling or attending 2 or 4-year college, or CTE school


State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship

  Deadline: March 15th, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements: 

   - Must be a US citizen or permanent resident of Portuguese descent

   - Minimum 3.5 weighted total GPA

   - Participated in at least 3 extracurricular activities

   - Plan on attending an accredited community college, CTE school, or college


Assistance League of Diablo Valley

  Deadline: March 18, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements:

   - Minimum 3.0 GPA

   - Resident of Contra Costa county

   - Financial need

   - Graduating senior attending a 4-year college

   - Community involvement, school activities, and employment hours

   - Taken SAT/ACT, filled out FAFSA

   - (Note: The application is also available on their website under "high School Application"


Allan Petersdorf Memorial Scholarship

  Deadline: March 29th, 2019

  Eligibility Requirements:

   - Minimum GPA of 2.5

   - Current or former foster youth from/in Contra Costa

   - Attending or enrolling in a 2 or 4-year college

   - Financial need


PTSA Scholarship 2019

  Deadline: April 12th, 2019

   Eligibility Requirements:

    - Minimum GPA 2.5

    - Current graduating senior who is going to attend a two-year, four-year, or vocational school

    - Current PTSA member


Vocational Grant Application

   Deadline: 3 to 6 weeks before start of program

   Eligibility Requirements:

     - Be a US citizen living in CA

     - Plan on attending a vocational program