Time Sensitive: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Offering Scholarships


High School Seniors: The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is offering scholarship money to high school seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher who commit by May 15, 2021. Email for more information.

Time Sensitive: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Offering Scholarships2023-08-05T09:03:54+00:00

5/7/19: Sacramento News & Review Scholarship


Sacramento News & Review's annual College Essay Contest is back and wants to help the Class of 2019. Seniors can email a 650-word essay on the topic of their choice to You can even submit your college essay. Entries can be sent in a Word document, PDF, or copied/pasted into the body of the email. Just make sure the subject box says "College Essay Contest." First prize is $2,000, second is $1,000, and third is $500. Deadline for submission is May 7 at 5:00 p.m.

5/7/19: Sacramento News & Review Scholarship2023-12-20T20:54:53+00:00

Speech Contest, Career Fair, and Scholarship


Speech Contest The Rotary Club is holding its annual speech contest for students in grades 9 through 12. The theme of the contest is “Be the Inspiration.” There are three levels of competition. The first is the club level, followed by the semifinals, and then the finals. The deadline to apply is February 28. The club level contest will be held on March 6. The speech must be between five and eight minutes. Notes are allowed at the club level, one 3” x 5” index card is allowed at the semifinal level, and no notes are allowed at the finals. Prizes [...]

Speech Contest, Career Fair, and Scholarship2023-12-20T20:55:00+00:00

Scholarships for Building Trades at Mike Rowe Works


You may have heard of Mike Rowe from one of his TV shows, “Dirty Jobs” or “Somebody’s Gotta Do It.” He’s a tireless advocate of skilled labor and training in the building trades. In fact, he has a half million dollars to give away for students who are interested in learning a trade. The 2019 Work Ethic Scholarship Program opened on January 28 and runs through March 28. According to the scholarship website, “We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard. This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar. It’s about the [...]

Scholarships for Building Trades at Mike Rowe Works2023-12-20T20:55:22+00:00

Time-Sensitive Scholarship Opportunities & Speaker’s Contest


Here are local scholarship opportunities and a speaker’s contest that should be on your radar: Links Scholarship (January 25 deadline): These scholarships are for African American high school seniors and other persons of African ancestry who exemplify academic excellence and exhibit leadership potential in the Sacramento Region. There are four scholarships available: Marjorie Patterson Scholarship, Kathleen Pitts Memorial STEM Scholarship, John Marshall Memorial Scholarship, and General Scholarships. Apply online here: SMUD Powering Futures Scholarship (February 24 deadline): Open to high school seniors, high school graduates, GED recipients, and current college students. Awards are based on merit and financial need with [...]

Time-Sensitive Scholarship Opportunities & Speaker’s Contest2023-08-03T10:42:54+00:00

Seniors: Elk Grove Regional Scholarships Open!


Every senior should apply for Elk Grove Regional Scholarship Foundation scholarships. There are more than 150 scholarships up for grabs for EGUSD students. Every year, many scholarships are not awarded because no one applies for them. The EGRSF application process is a bit cumbersome, but well worth the effort. Start by creating an account at Next, review the list of scholarships ( and determine which you’re eligible for. After that, complete the first application online (for subsequent applications, your basic application information will autofill). Keep in mind that different scholarships have different requirements in terms of essays, letters of recommendation, [...]

Seniors: Elk Grove Regional Scholarships Open!2024-04-16T14:36:30+00:00

College Board Launches Scholarship Program


The College Board – the folks that administer the PSAT, SAT, and CSS Profile (among others) is launching a new scholarship program set to roll out in December. Beginning with the Class of 2020, the College Board will award $5 million per year in scholarships. The company lays out six steps in the college application process, and assigns a dollar amount to each: Build a college list - $500 Practice for the SAT at Khan Academy - $1,000 Improve your SAT score - $2,000 Strengthen your college list - $500 Complete the FAFSA - $1,000 Apply to colleges - $1,000 Complete [...]

College Board Launches Scholarship Program2018-10-18T09:35:38+00:00