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SIERRA COLLEGE IS HOSTING MORE FAFSA WORKSHOP DATES!

Need help with the FAFSA?  Professionals are there to help you!

Wednesday evenings N1-205 Counseling Dept

Feb 13, Feb 20, Feb 27 from 5:30pm-7pm  see FLYER for what to bring with you!

Gap Year Fair
 
FIRST YEAR GAP?  GO TO USA GAP YEAR FAIR on February 23, 2019 at Davis Senior High School.  More info on the FLYER
 
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED:  SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE NOW FEBRUARY 28th.  offering 2 at $3,000 each. 
Graduating senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher, pursuing a career in healthcare.  submit an official transcript with APPLICATION.
 
 
The scholarship will be managed by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation in recognition of John's significant service to the profession of architecture--both through his involvement with the Chapter, and for his
noteworthy contribution as a professor of architecture at Cosumnes River College, a position from which he retired after 34 years in 2016. 
Graduating Seniors going into architecture, preference to those who will attend a community college first, but open to any 2 or 4 year college/university.  3.5 GPA minimum, full be full time in the Fall.  Essay included.
 
 
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.
For more info go to:
 
 
ROTARY CLUB--5 LOCAL CLUBS WANT YOU FOR THEIR SPEECH CONTEST! DEADLINE IS NOW EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15th to submit an application.  You can easily email it to me and I can forward it along!   Open to:  9th through 12th grades!  Click on the link for more info:     SPEECH
Participate and win at the local Club level, then move onto the Area level and then the final at DISTRICT!
 
Club Contests: Week of March 11th at 5 local Rotary Clubs. Prizes are $100, $75 and $25.
Area Contest: Thursday April 4, 2019, 12:00 noon at Grass Valley United Methodist Church, 236 S Church St., Grass Valley. Prizes are $200, $100 and $75.
District Contest: Saturday, May 18, 2019, Peppermill, Reno. Prizes: $1,000 1; $750 2; $500 3
Enrollment Deadline: Contestants must sign up no later than February 9th to be eligible. DON’T DELAY AND GOOD LUCK!

 

LIONS CLUB SPEECH CONTEST:  9th through 12 th grades!  The 2018-19 TOPIC is:  Freedom of the Press--What Does it Mean?  (choose one club to work with please--cannot be represented by more than one club)  

**Higgins Diggins Lions host will have their contest on Febrary 12th at Higgins Diggins Lions Center at 6:30pm.  

 **NC Lions host will have their contest on February 13th at the Seaman's Lodge in Nevada City.  Call Michael Hills for more details at (530)432-8286 or email at hillcat7234@att.net. 

Give a 5-10 minute speech and can use 3x5cards at the Club level ($100 to winner, $25 to each finalist).  Moves on to Zone level ($150) and then Region  level ($250).  Then moves onto District level (Fifteen winners receive $4,500 prize), then Area level (Four winners receive $11,000) and Final STATE level (One winner will receive $10,000).  All total, there are award prizes totalling $21,000!  Worth your time!  
 
 
NEW:  OPTIMIST ORATORICAL CONTEST  DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 20th
Written speech between 4 and 5 minutes long and deliver it orally at the contest! The topic for 2018-19 school year is:  "Is there a fine line between optimism and reality"  
$300 first place, $200 second place and $100 third place.  Look over the details and call if you have questions  FLYER
Fill out application form and turn into contact, Jim Rost via email first before attending the night of the contest.  Suggest calling him to make sure he received your application.  APPLICATION
 
 
TACO BELL LIVE MA'S SCHOLARSHIP:  DUE FEBRUARY 21st, 2019
 THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE INNOVATORS, CREATORS AND DREAMERSThat’s right! The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world.  Must make a quick video of yourself expressing what our dream is for after high school!  Giving away 100 scholarships totalling $1 million dollars.
 
Considering a career in Welding?  AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY --DUE MARCH 1st
The AWS Foundation awards over $1 million annually to help students achieve their dreams through education. If you are currently enrolled in a welding program or a related field, then consider applying for our scholarships. Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Regardless of who you are, where you’re from, or what you aspire to be, receiving an AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals
 
 
NEW: Sons of the American Revolution, specifically SAR Gold Country Chapter.  Open to high school students. 
BROCHURE LINK  The Children of the American Revolution Award This award is given at chapter, state, and national levels to C.A.R. members who have performed outstanding service in the furthering of the principles of freedom, and knowledge about and appreciation of the American Revolution, and in supporting the goals of the C.A.R. (C.A.R. members) http://www.sar.org/Youth/CAR   Joseph S Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest (grades 9-12) flyer link  ( $1000 California winner , National--1st $4000, 2nd $2000, 3rd $1000)  Application given to scholarship coordinator.  Due to chapter March 1, 2019
 
NEW:  PARC or PROTECT AMERICAN RIVER CANYONS--5 at $500 each  DUE:  MARCH 2nd
500 words or less essay on:  Why are the American River and its Canyons important to me and my community, and what can my generation do to protect the canyons’ natural habitat while improving recreational opportunities?  Must submit with APPLICATION.
 
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
 
SPI or SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES Employee Foundation Scholarship--available to all graduating seniors who has a parent who works for SPI full time.  More info can be found on their website at:  www.spiind.com/Foundation  DEADLINE:  FEB 22nd
 
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.