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Important Deadlines!

The FAFSA and Dream Act deadline is coming up on March 2nd, 2017.

 

 

BENEFITS OF FILLING OUT FAFSA OR DREAM ACT EARLY

 

1. Some states award students on the first-served basis. Therefore students have 

better chances of receiving financial aid when applying early

2. In some institutions, students must file FAFSA or Dream Act to be considered 

for merit awards

3. Also, some colleges and scholarship programs use FAFSA and Dream Act to 

determine financial aid eligibility

4. Through FAFSA or Dream Act students can find out if they qualify for federal or 

private loans

5. It is important to keep in mind that deadline dates can change to, which you 

want to be prepared!

Scholarship Opportunities!

Upcoming Scholarships


Scholarship List

 

 

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: Jan. 30, 2017

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: Jan 31, 2017

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: https://apca.wufoo.com/forms/2017-apca-scholarship/

Requirements:

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

·      U.S citizens/ permanent residents

·      Essay & recommendation letter

 

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FEBRUARY 2017

 

826 Valencia scholarships

Deadline: open now, closes Feb. 12, 17

Award: $15,000

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKBghvYJDTg5FEsI5ilDjtDhZaWBGUScholarship Resources for Grads

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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)

 

Summer internship/ Job opportunities


 

INTERNSHIPS

 

LCF Spring Internship

Deadline Feb 1st, 2017

http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/ff8CmjH2z95P/

 

Genesys Works Internship

Deadline Feb. 24, 2017

http://www.genesysworks.org/about-us/locations/bay-area/for-students/student-application/

 

 

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

Youth Summer Jobs

http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

MyEEP

http://www.myeep.org/

 

Work Creation Teen Employment Program

http://sfrecpark.org/about/jobs/

 

SF Deltas 2017 Job Fair

Deadline Feb. 1st, 2017

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-francisco-deltas-2017-job-fair-registration-31307817525?aff=efbevent

 

San Francisco Airport - S.F Project Pull

Deadline March 24, 2017

https://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=TEX&R2=9910&R3=072347

 

Walgreens- customer service associate

http://sfyouthjobs.org/job/customer-service-associate-yrf/