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Local Area scholarships

Horatio Alger Association - Career and Technical Scholarships Apply by: June 15, 2017

Amount: Up to $2,500

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree

  • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Application will be open with a rolling deadline until all awards have been given out.


For more information and to apply click here: Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program


John Burton FoundationApply by: TBD

Amount: TBD

Offers direct service initiatives to assist foster youth and former foster youth enrolled in CA colleges and universities. Please visit John Burton Foundation for current scholarship opportunities.



California Nurses Association -Martha Horton Memorial ScholarshipApply by: Postemarked by August 1, 2017

Amount: $500

The Martha Horton Scholarship was established in 2002 to encourage ethnic and socio-economic diversity in nursing. The scholarship is intended to support those accepted for admission to a 2 year accredited Associate Degree Nursing Program and planning to complete the degree program within two years. Applicants must Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Humboldt, Mendocino, Contra Costa, or Solano County.


To qualify for the Martha Horton Scholarship Award, you must be:
 Accepted for admission to an accredited Associate Degree Nursing program for academic year 2017/18; AND planning to complete the degree program within two (2) years, and
 Live in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Humbolt, Mendocino, Contra Costa, or Solano County.


For more information visit www.calnurses.org - 2017-2018 Application

You may also send a request for application to: Martha Horton Scholarship Program
c/o California Nurses Foundation
155 Grand Avenue
Oakland CA 94612



Mike Truitt Memorial Scholarship

Apply By: September 7, 2017

Amount: $Varies

The Mike Truitt Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Mike “Bear Cub” Truitt an Antioch Police Officer who served and protected his community for 26 ½ years.



  • Must be accepted and currently enrolled in the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department Academy.
  • Intend to pursue a career in law enforcement
  • Must maintain GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Must have a Financial Aid Need
  • Applicant cannot be affiliated with any sponsoring agency

Required Documents:

  • Completed and signed application
  • Unofficial Transcript (from current/our last institution attended if applicable)
  • Proof of enrollment from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department Academy
  • One letter of recommendation (must be from a credible source: employer, instructor, LMC Staff Member, member of community, etc.)
  • In a 300-600 word essay please describe why you are pursuing a career in law enforcement, your education and career goals, and describe your financial aid need.

Click here for application: 2017 Mike Truitt Memorial Scholarship Application


COMEVOApply by: jULY 14, 2017



2017 Scholarship Program

Comevo is delighted to announce our annual scholarship program. We are now offering 5 scholarships this year:

  • 2 Community College Scholarships ($1000 each)
  • 3 Four Year University Scholarships ($2000 each)

Deadline is July 14th. Apply Today!

See the link for the scholarship rules.


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