Nevada Joint Union High School District

Nevada Joint Union High School District

Announcements and Bulletins and Resources

Updated 4/18/17
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ALGER, HORATIO CAREER AND TECHNICAL DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP:  The Association has recently launched a national scholarship program available to graduating high school seniors seeking career and technical degrees at a community college in the fall of 2017.  Critical financial need is a requirement.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  They will take into consideration your community service activities.  Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity.  There will be 1020 scholarship awards of up to $2,500 available nationwide.  The application is available at application.horatioalger.org.   Application Deadline: June 15, 2017

 
American Legion Auxiliary Frank Gallino Unit 130 Past Presidents' Parley Nurses Scholarship 2016-2017  Must be planning on pursuing nursing at a California college open to a child of a military veteran and/or students without military affiliation.  (Disregard the language requiring military affiliation, if not applicable).  For instructions click here.  Turn into Barbara Ross by April 7, 2017
 
 
Caltrans District 3 Transportation Scholarship For high school graduating seniors pursuing a career in transportation requiring college instruction or vocational training. Must have been involved in community or school extracurricular activities and have financial need. Due April 28, 2017
 
Daedalians Matching Scholarship Grant  Open to college-bound high school seniors who intend to make a career in military aviation, including Service Academy appointees.  Compete the application and send to:
Ken Tupper
2749 Adriatic Way
Sacramento  CA  95826
or email to kentupper@sbcglobal.net  
to be considered for a matching scholarship grant.  Due:  Estimated May 1, 2017 (ASAP) 
 
ELKS CLUB VOCATIONAL GRANT:  55 renewable Grants of $1,000 each for student pursuing a technical or vocational education, one or two years, culminating in an associate degree or certificate.  Submit completed application to Barbara Ross.  Due within 3 months from time you downloaded the application.
 
Lions Club, Grass Valley Host Jeff Lamb Scholarship Application 2017  Open to graduating seniors in ROP or Career Technical Education. Due to Barbara Ross by extended to April 28, 2017
 
NEW!!  PINE CONE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:  Awards multi-year scholarships to financially-disadvantaged students with documented learning disabilities across the state of California who aspires to attend community college.  Once awarded a PCF scholarship, it’s a year-round support program that can total up to $5,500 over a 3-year period.  Must have a documented learning disability, be a graduating high school senior, demonstrate financial need (Board of Governor Fee Waiver approved), must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a U. S. citizen, and enroll at a CA community college by August following your high school graduation.  Application online at http://pineconefoundation.org/  Due May 1, 2017   
 
NEW!!  Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference Scholarship is a new addition to the District Scholarship Application.  It is open to graduating high school seniors district wide who are planning on attending either a 2 or 4-year college or university or trade school majoring in Ag, Natural Resources, Industrial Tech or a Related Field.  Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Need is not a consideration.  They prefer you were in FFA in high school.  
 
NEW!!  SPENCER MARCIONE SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to graduating Nevada Union seniors who have maintained perfect attendance throughout high school.  Recipient(s) may be planning on attending a 2 or 4-year college or university or vocational school.  Need is not a consideration.  A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.  Apply for this scholarship through the district scholarship application in January.  
 
Sacramento News & Review is accepting entries for their annual College Essay Contest, and would like to invite graduating seniors to send their essays for the chance to win a scholarship toward their college education. Seniors graduating in 2017 may submit one entry of a 650-word essay to collegeessay@newsreview.com with the subject line, “College Essay Contest.” The essay may be submitted as a Word document or PDF attachment.  First prize is $2,000, second prize is $1,000 and third prize is $500. Please encourage any eligible seniors to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Huval at rebeccah@newsreview.com.  DUE Friday, April 21, 2017 by 5 p.m.   
 
SPLAWN, DON AND ROY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION WEST SCHOLARSHIPS: $1,000 Renewable scholarship for California residents who are graduating seniors. Must have been employed for past 6 to 12 months (paid or unpaid - to include baby sitting, etc.). Must demonstrate financial need (hardship), community activity and/or extracurricular activities, min 2.6 gpa and exhibit integrity. Must be planning to pursue post secondary education of an academic or vocational nature. They encourage students to apply that have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance. This could include students whose families make up to $100,000.  Be sure to describe your family situation.  Application online @ http://www.fsrequests.com/splawnscholarship or https://online.foundationsource.com/public/home/splawnscholarship  If you have difficulties reaching the site, please copy and paste the website in.  Due April 15 
 
 
 
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.

Encourage your students in grades 6–12 to create a public service announcement (PSA) for the 2017 Drive2Life Contest to help prevent distracted walking.
PRIZES:
•  One Grand Prize student winner will receive $1,000 and a trip to New York City to work with an Emmy-winning director to turn his or her vision into a 30-second PSA. Plus, the winner will be featured on the nationally broadcast TV show Teen Kids News and in select Scholastic magazines.
 
•  Four student runners-up (two from grades 6–8 and two from grades 9–12) will receive $500 each.
 
•  The teacher of each student winner will receive a one-year subscription to a Scholastic magazine.
 
Go to scholastic.com/drive2life for free lessons on pedestrian safety and creating a PSA.
 
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