College applications are in full swing, FAFSA is open, and you made it through the first half of the semester! Now it’s time to start thinking about scholarships and volunteering!
Check out these great scholarship & volunteer opportunities! Click on the links for more details!
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship – Scholarships are awarded based on Academics, Leadership, and Financial Need. Students must be a US citizen who are planning to pursue a four-year degree full time. See website for more details. Due by November 30.
Schwab Rosenhouse – Must have lived in El Dorado, Placer, Yolo, or Sacramento County for at least two years prior to the time of application and be planning to enroll in a two or four year college/university/vocational/technical institution located within 100 miles of the Sacramento County Courthouse. See website for more details. Due by February 9.
Ronald McDonald House Scholarship – Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, community involvement, academic achievements, records, scholarships, and an essay. See website for more details. Due by January 18.
SMART Scholarship – Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be able to participate in summer internships at Department of Defense laboratories. Great opportunity if you plan to have a career in STEM fields! See website for more details. Due by December 1.
Sixt Scholarship – Must have a minimum 3.7 GPA (unweighted) and be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Scholarships are given based on academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual family or personal circumstances, financial need, and recommendation. See website for more details. Due by November 30.
Teens Essay Scholarship – Must submit a 1,200-1,500 word essay that answers how Alzheimer’s disease has changed or impacted your life and what you have learned about yourself, your family, and/or your community through dealing with Alzheimer’s. Due by February 15.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year – A campaign for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in and enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership. Students must submit an application and along with a parent or adult mentor, meet with LLS staff in order to be considered for selection. If selected, students will participate in a campaign to raise awareness and money and be eligible for a scholarship. See website for details. Due by November 18th.
Friends of the Library – November 3-5 Friends of the Sacramento Public Library need volunteers to set up, clean up, and wave signs for the Fall Book Sale at the North Highlands-Antelope Library. There are various shifts available and volunteers can work as many or as few hours as they wish. Sign up with Stefanie Buckmaster. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text (916) 847-4085.