Scholarships Opportunities

Scholarships

JOC Scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholarship

Deadline: Mid January

Award: Varies- renewable

Link: http://www.gmsp.org/

Requirements:

  • Pell grant eligible through FAFSA

  • Demonstrate leadership

  • 3.33 GPA or higher

Point Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 

Award: Varies

Requirements:

  • Proven leadership, scholastic achievements and want to make a difference in the world.

  • Working for the betterment of LGBTQ community

  • Identify as LGBTQ

Univision Scholarship

Deadline: 

Award:  $5,000

Link: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2015/01/21/becas-univision-2015-scholarships/

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Must be 1st generation and Hispanic heritage

Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA)

Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017

Award: up to $2,000

Link:

Requirements:

  • 3.4 to 4.0 GPA (of any ethnic or cultural background attending to college)

  • U.S citizens/ permanent residents

  • Essay & recommendation letter

826 Valencia scholarships

Deadline: open now, closes Feb. 12, 17

Award: $15,000

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKBghvYJDTg5FEsI5ilDjtDhZaWBGUDdzBODNU1ovzFCJYdw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Requirements:

  • First generation, open to DACA and AB 540 students

  • A participant in 826 Valencia program at some point during their schooling

  • See link for more information

Ralph Hale and Martha L. Ruppert Educational Scholarship

Deadline: open now, closes Feb. 22, 17

Award: $10,000 (30 one-time scholarships)

Link: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/ruppert

Requirements:

  • Open to A.B 540 students

  • Applicant is a "late bloomer" who demonstrates academic promise and continuous grade point average improvement during high school or college

  • Community involvement

  • Personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation

  • See link for more information

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Award: $5,000 (renewable)

Link: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Requirements

  • Filipino heritage

  • 3.0 GPA minimum

  • Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science

  • Open to Dreamers/ AB540

Chin: Shui Kuen and Allen Chin scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Award: $1,000 (only two awards)

Link: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Requirements:

  • Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned restaurant

  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Open to undocumented/ AB 540

Seguritan: Frederick and Demi Segurtian Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Award: $5,000 (1 award; renewable)

Link: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Requirements:

  • First generation Asian American

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Community service required

Yuchengco: Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Award: $500 to $3,000 (renewable)

Link: http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/

Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Major or Career: Journalism

  • U.S citizen/permanent resident

  • Filipino heritage

Que Llueva Café Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 25, 2017

Award: $500

Link: http://www.ca-core.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/CORE_QLC_Y9_Application.339153249.pdf

Requirements:

  • Must be of Chicano/Latino decent

  • Must be undocumented and first generation

  • Must demonstrate academic potential

  • Letter of recommendation and personal statement (see link for more information)