•                  May  2011  Scholarships

    Grade

    Name

    Description

    Deadline

    Award

    9-12

    Zinch's Weekly “Three Sentence Essay” Scholarship

    A maximum of 280 characters answering: What study methods do you use to prepare for finals?

    http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly-three-sentence-essay-scholarship

    05/09/11

    (new prompt and deadline every week)

    $1,000

    9-12

    The

    12th Annual Brower Youth Awards

    Recognizes people who have shown outstanding leadership on a project or campaign with positive environmental and social impact. Complete and submit application online by 9 pm PST.

    http://thebyas.org/

    05/16/11

    $3,000

    11-12

    Matters of Life and Death  Writing Contest

    Essay prompt: Why should California pass a law that protects aid in dying for terminally-ill patients who are suffering at the end of their lives? http://www.compassionandchoicesnca.org/essay.php

    06/01/11

    $250-1,000

    12

    The 2011 Mi Pueblo Scholarship Program

    Graduating seniors living in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Stanislaus or Solano may download the application on the website. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    http://www.mipueblobecas.com/index.html 

    5/13/11

    $500-$2,500

    12

     Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Submit an online essay answering: “What does the phrase “The American Dream” mean to you and how do you embody the American dream?”

    http://www.akmsf.com/

    06/01/11

    $1,000

    12

    Derek Hughes

    /NAPSLO Educational Foundation

    Applicant must accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate degree program, majoring in Actuarial Science, Business, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management, Risk Management, or Statistics. Majors must be related to a career in insurance.

    http://www.napslo.org/

    06/01/11

    $5,000

    12

    George Geng

    On Lee -

    Minorities in

    Leadership

    Must be a California resident and demonstrate financial need. Visit website to download the paper application, essay topic, and additional requirements. All required forms must be postmarked on or before the deadline. http://www.capturethedream.org/

    07/15/11

    $1,000

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