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Do you have any students ready and willing to become Climate Advocates?

 The Nevada County Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby has a host of ways for young people to become involved.  We have two events to invite them to as a way to find out more about our organization. We have a monthly meeting coming up next Monday, March 18th at Briar Patch Conference room from 7-8:30 pm. We also have a presentation on Climate and Wild Fires which will be held at the United Methodist Church in Grass Valley on Friday March 22nd from 6-9 pm.
Students still have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship/travelship to Washington DC's Lobby Day in June. Deadline is fast approaching for this opportunity!  For more information, students can check out Citizens Climate Lobby website:  https://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/CA_Nevada_County/
Contact:  Virginia Whitehead at  sledgecat1@gmail.com 
  
The Congressional Art Competition for 2019 is a $3,000 scholarship.  DEADLINE Tuesday, APRIL 30th.
The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the 1st District. The over-all winner of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will also include artwork from other contest winners nation-wide. The winner not only receives the honor of having their art hang in the Capitol exhibition, but will also receive two tickets (for the student and one guardian) from Southwest Airlines to fly to Washington, D.C. and take part in viewing their art in the exhibition. There will also be a reception in the U.S. Capitol held in honor of the Congressional Art Competition Winners. If you would like more information on the annual Congressional District Art Competition or have any more questions, please contact Lisa Mara in the Auburn Office at 530-878-5035 or Andrea Gilsdorf in the DC Office at 202-225-3076
 
UC DAVIS-- Are you planning on attending UC Davis in the Fall 2019?  CAL AGGIE ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE NOW.  DEADLINE MAY 1st  Go to:  https://www.alumni.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/caaa-leadership-scholarship
 
 
CARING. COM is now offering two kinds of scholarships:  ONE for those students interested in a career of senior care for the elderly and ANOTHER for students who are currently caring for a loved one and will be going onto college.
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured on the Administration for Community Living, AARP, Forbes, and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the internet.
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NEW:  CASCWA RICHARD C DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD-- two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to alternative school graduating seniors who plan on continuing onto a 2 year or 4 year trade school, college or university.
Click here for APPLICATION  DUE APRIL 2ND
  
 
LIFT PARTS EXPRESS is offering a $500 scholarship for those students who apply directly to their website.  Write a small essay on the following prompt:  Going to college is a big financial commitment. Write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling. There is no word limit for the essay.  DEADLINE:  JUNE 30th
 
 
IMAGINE AMERICA FOUNDATION--TRADE AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS

The Imagine America Foundation is a nonprofit organization striving to help students find the school, the program, and the career path that’s right for them. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to provide resources that help students in all phases of their journey.  We provide award-winning scholarship and award programs, information on trade schools (both online and in your area), and helpful tips for navigating life as a postsecondary student—whether deciding where to live, how to budget, or where to apply for jobs.  Have questions or want to learn more? Visit our website at imagine-america.org or contact Lee Doubleday (571.267.3015 or leed@imagine-america.org) today!     Here is a flyer to read!

Check out our Trade Schools.  Imagine America offers scholarships to over 200 trade schools all across the country.
What's out there?  Explore our most popular trade school programs that students are taking.