As we become aware of scholarship opportunities we will post them here.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS: These scholarships are exclusive to Valley Christian High School students. The applications can be picked up in the college and career center. The application is to be turned into Mrs Doornbos by the due date.
Trades and Techs Scholarship: Due Wed 04/19/17 One $1000.00 scholarship towards tuition to a vocational school will be awarded to a graduating senior who is pursuing a trade or technical career. Typical trade or vocational schools would include the mechanical trades, dental or medical technician careers, computer technician, and others that involve formal training to achieve a license necessary for that career. Classes taken at local colleges or universities to obain this training must be career specific to be eligible
Pay it Forward Scholarship Application due Wed 04/19/17 The Pay it Forward scholarship is financed by a business from our community. Its goal is to help one graduate each year who has the personal drive and determination to be successful in college, and who has a real financial need. This scholarship is more for a student struggling to afford a CSU or UC college. You must be a hard worker, who has a good GPA (3.0) and who plans to attend college full time while also working part time. Scholarship is $1000.00 annually.
Stanley W Cole Scholarship: Due Wed 04/06/17) This scholarship was established in 1999 to honor of Mr Stanley W Cole who served as a teacher and a counselor at VCHS. The high school staff and Mr Cole will interview the finalists and selects one student to receive a $500 scholarship.
DeBie Future Elementary Teacher Scholarship: Due Wed 04/19/17:This scholarship will be awarded annually in memory of Catherine De Bie who was a teacher herself and whose son Harold taught at Valley Chrisitan for 40 years. The scholarship will be credited toward the students junior or senior year tuition at VCHS. One $500 scholarship is awarded towards tuition for a returning sophomore or junior whose goal is to be an elementary school teacher someday.
Koopman Scholarship Due Wed 04/19/17:This scholarship has been in place for over 20 years and is funded and awarded by the Koopman Family. Students are asked to write an essay, which is then reviewed by staff members. HS staff members and a Koopman family representative then interview finalists. The scholarship amount is $1000.00
Trades and Techs Scholarship Due Wed 04/19/17: One $1000 scholarship towards tuition to a vocational school will be awarded annually to a graduationg senior who is pursuing a trade or technical career. Typical trade or vocational schools would include the mechanical trades, dental or medical technician careers, computer technician, and others that involve formal training to achieve a license or a degree necessary for that career. Classes taken at local college and universities to obtain this training must be career specific to be eligible.
Karl Kalma Scholarship due Wed 04/19/17: One $1000 scholarship towards college tuition will be awarded annually in memory of Karl Kalma. Class of 1970 and former school board member, to one student who exhibits admirable qualities displayed by Karl: Christ follower, strong work ethic, dependable, trustworthy, involved, service oriented, team player, missions minded, overcomes obstacles, and physically active.
The Kok Calvin College Scholarship due Wed 04/19/17: Both Reverend Kok and his wife, Mrs Ada Timmer Kok, graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Nine of their ten children attended Calvin College Their combined love for Calvin and their long history with Bellflower Christian Schools /Valley Christian High School have motivated the establishment of this scholarship fund. The Kok family selects the recipient of the $2000.00 scholarship toward Calvin College.
The Holly Hustedt Fashion Design & Merchandising Scholarship Due Wed 04/19/17: One $1000 scholarship awarded towards tuition for a senior who will major in fashion, design, or merchandising in college. This scholarship will be awarded annually in memory of Holly Hustedt who majored in Fashion & Design.
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Ayn Rnd Institute Essay Contest 2017: 2017 Ayn Rand Essay Contest is available for students of all nationalities who are enrolled in 8th, 9th or 10th grade. The essays witht the top scores from each region will determine the winners and finalists. The scholarship awards 500 piizes totaling more than $90,000 in the academic year 2017-2018 and the deadline of the program in March 29, 2017. You can get more information through usascholarships.com
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. This Scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, inscluding LPN/LVN,ADN, and BSN programs. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com Here you will find a detailed scholarship information and the application form.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship: This is the 5th year that they are awarding this scholarship for Animation Career Revoew.com. They are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000.00 scholarship . This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post secondary school or college. Visit the website: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ for more information
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship: This is a $1000.oo scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post secondary school or college . Interested students can visit the website http://onlinembareport.com/ for more information
Lakewood Ambassador Scholarship: The Lakewood Pan American Association will present educational scholarships in various amounts between $500.00 and $1500.00 to Lakewood resident students of high caliber, both in character and academics, who have a strong desire to further their education.The student's enrollment at any accredited college, university or trade school will be acceptable qualification. The Scholarship is open to senior students who reside in Lakewood and attend any public or private school. Completed applications must be postmarked by Monday, March 13, 2017 and mailed to the Lakewood Pan American Scholarship committee. Applications are available in the College and Career center or from Mrs Doornbos
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated Chapter 2017 Scholarship: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc is an organization of college-educated women committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. The sorority was founded on the campus of Howard University in 1913 by 22 visionary young women. The organization has grown to include more than 1000 hapters throughout the United States, the Caribbean, parts of Europe, Japan, the Repulic of South Korea and Okinawa. Deadine is March 10, 2017. Applications are available in the College and Career Center. For more information go to: www.dstcerritos.com
Church's Chicken Scholars Program :This is a community outreach program initiative of the Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible high school students in fifteen states, including California. Go to http://www.scholarsapply.org/churchsscholars for more information and the criteria. Application deadline is Feb 15, 2017
Artesia-Cerritos Lions Club Student Speaker Contest: The Artesia-Cerritos Lions club will be hosting their annual Student Speaker Contest coming up on February 7, 2017. The contest will be held at Artesia Park located at 18750 Clarkdale Ave in Artesia, Ca. the contest will start promptly at 7:00 pm They are looking for students to represent VCHS. The Topic is: "Is the Right to Provacy a Threat to Our National Security?" Packets are available online at http://md4lions.org
Edison Scholars Program: Know a high school student with a passion for Stem Studies? Applications are now being accepted through Feb 1, 2017 for Edison International's $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, which awards $40,000 scholarships paid over four years to 30 high school seniors planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields at accredited four year colleges and universities. Visit http://www,scholarsapply.org/edisonscholars
Cerritos Optimist Club Oratorial Contest: The Cerritos Optimist Club is having a speech/oratorical contest of February 23, and March 2,2017. The contest is open to all students under the age of 19 as of 12-31-2016. The student must not have reached his/her 18th birthday before 10-01-2016. The topic is "What the World gains from Optimism". They are awarding scholarships for the winners ($500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd , and $200 for 3rd.) The girls contest will be held on Feb 23, 2017 aat 6pm and the Boys will be held on March 2, 2017 . Please contact Robert H Green 562 860-8747 if you have questions. All applications must be mailed by February 16, 2017 to The COC Foundation, PO Box 3221 Cerritos, Ca 90703. Applications are available in the College and Career Center.
2016-17 NHS Scholarship Application Program: The appliation process for the NHS Scholarship program is administered online by International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS). The deadline to complete and submit the student portion of the application form is February 1,2017. The deadline to submit recommendations and certifications is February 10,2017. Pick up the Procedures paperwork in the College and Career Center or from Mrs Doornbos.
Veternarian Science Scholarship: Northeast Animal Hospital is pleased to announce the Veternarian Science Scholarship, available to any full time college or High School senior nationwide. The award amount is $500.00 and the deadline is July 31, 2017. Students interested in applying can access the requirements and application at this URL: http://www.northeastanimalhospital.com/#scholarship.
Bull's Eye Prest Control Scholarship: This Scholarship is available to any full time student in high school in the state of California. The deadline is April 14, 2017 and the award amount is $500.00. To apply please go to http://bullseyepest.com/bulls-eye-scholarship/
Quirk Law Firm Foster Child & First Generation College Scholarship: The Quirk Law Firm is pleased to announce the 2ns annual Foster Child Scholarship and First Generation Scholarship. These 2 scholarships are each worth $1,000.00. The opportunity for both scholarships is reserved for current high school seniors and also current college students who plan on or are currently attending a 4 year college/university. For a description and infomation about the scholarships, please visit: http://www.quirklawuers.com/our-firm/foster-child-scholarship/ Deadline for the Scholarships are May 31, 2017.
Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship: Deadline is May 31,2017. For details go to :http://http://tuitelaw.com/rockford-illinois-dui-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application
APIASF Scholarship Opportunities: The APIASF General Scholarship Application is now available and closes on Jan 11,2017. For more information please go to http://apiasf.org/scholarships.
Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program:With education costs rising, a college education may seem out of reach. RMHC opens the door to higher education for graduating high school seniors. The RMHC seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Apply today! Graduating high school seniors, visit http://www.rmhc.org for more information. Their are four programs including: African-America, Asian-Pacific, Hispanic-American and RMHC Scholars. Application deadline is January 18, 2017.
Washington Scholars Program: Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE) or the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) sponsored by and held on the campus of George Mason University, located in the Washington DC Area. These programs were developed for high achieving students with an interest in environmental science or journalism and the media. WYSE will be held June 26-30, 2017 and WJMC will be held July 9-14 and July 16-21, 2017. If you are interested in either of these programs please stop by and see your HS Counselor. A day by day conference schedule can be found at http://www.wjmc.gmu.edu or http://wyse.gmu.edu Deadline is Oct 20, 2016.
K. Hunter Goff Elder Law Scholarship: The Law Office of K Hunter Goff, P.A. attorneys in Orlando and Minneola, Florida, are pleased to offer the K. Hunter Goff Bankruptcy/Consumer Rights Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2017. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in BankruptcyConsumer Rights law but anyone meeting the requirements and can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in law will be considered. Deadline is July 31, 2017 and the award is $500.00. Online applications will be accepted . The application can be found here http://khpga.com/florida-elder-law-attorney/#scholarship-application