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Hello Seniors,

I created a Local College & Vocational Scholarships Google Classroom so that you can access the applications.  I will be your contact for many of them. If I am your contact, I will indicate it on the list below.  If you have difficulty accessing them email me, David Walters.

Here is the Local College Scholarship Google Classroom code: oj6p6jg

1)      Assistance League Diablo Valley: Due March 15

2)      American Association of University Women Scholarship: Due March 22nd (I am your contact)

3)      Rotary Club of Martinez: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

4)     College Park PTSA: Due April 30th

5)      Falcon Memorial Scholarship: Due April 9th (I am your contact)

6)      Steve Nixon Memorial Scholarship: Due April 9th (I am your contact)

7)      Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

8)      Will Fulton Interact Memorial Scholarship: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

9)      Jim Nunes Performing Arts Scholarship: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

10)   Chase Memorial Scholarship: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

11)   Chase Memorial Vocational Scholarship: Due March 31st (I am your contact)

12)   Vaughn Wassom Scholarship: Due April 23rd

13)   Ted & Suzzy Winslow Scholarship - due June 1, 2021

14)   Soledad Fernandez Scholarship: Due March 31st (for students of Filipino descent)

Scholarship Resources
Career One Stop (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
Good tools to filter search; the site also has great career tools. 
College Board
Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs.
Fastweb
More than 1.5 million scholarships.
Get Schooled!
Get Schooled was founded in 2010 through a partnership with Viacom and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This scholarship search engine is easy to use and the site itself has great snipits of information to help you navigate High School, College Admissions, Financial Aid, College itself and career!  (Plus, for each article read/activity done, you can earn points and get prizes!)
NICHE
Search lists of scholarships by choosing a category or get matched to college scholarships you are eligible for. 
Peterson’s
One-stop scholarship resource with a number of great (and free!) resources.  It has the tools and tips you need to start your search. 
One of the largest databases, which is updated daily.

Study.com

A leading online education resource that makes learning accessible for over 30 million students and educators a month. Their many guides offer helpful information on scholarships for a wide variety of occupations.

Complete Guide to Scholarships for College

  • A thorough introduction to how scholarships work and how they compare to other college funding resources
  • An analysis of the range of scholarships available to students
  • Key information on locating scholarship opportunities
  • A guide to completing standout scholarship applications

2021 Teaching and Education Scholarship Guide

  • How to become a teacher
  • The typical cost of school for different degree levels
  • A list of scholarships for several groups of students (undergraduate, graduate, members of minority groups, and more)
  • Other funding options for teaching and education students

Nursing Scholarships Guide

  • How to become a registered nurse (RN)
  • The typical cost of nursing school for different degree levels
  • A list of scholarships for several groups of students (undergraduate, graduate, members of minority groups, and more)
  • Other funding options for students interested in nursing

Guide to Real Estate Scholarships and Grants

  • Information on how to become a real estate agent
  • Details on the types of financial aid available to real estate students
  • Information about real estate licensure
  • Examples of real estate scholarships available at the national and state levels
  • Specific real estate scholarships and grants for women and minorities