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2017 GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – Graduating senior, U.S. Citizen, demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship, demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum GPA 3.0 un-weighted), plan to enroll full time at an accredited four year college or university in the United States.
Apply online at reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships
Amount: $10,000 renewable up to $40,000
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIPS: Seniors, legal U.S. resident, eligible to attend a 2 or 4 yr college, minimum GPA 2.7
Apply at: www.rmhcsc.org/scholarships
CALIFORNIA P.E.O. (Providing Educational and Personal Growth Opportunities for Women)- Graduating female senior, citizen or permanent resident of U.S. or Canada, exhibits excellence in leadership ,academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success, GPA 3.0 minimum (un-weighted), plans to attend an accredited postsecondary institution in the U.S. or Canada
Apply: Applications available in the CCC Room 5-10
NORTHROP GRUMANN ENGINEERING SCHOLARS PROGRAM – Graduating senior, U.S. Citizen, Plan to attend an accredited college full time in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program; Minimum SAT score of 1150/ ACT 27; Minimum GPA 3.5 (unweighted)
Amount: $8,000 ($2,000 over 4 years)
ITALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION - Graduating senior, GPA 3.2 minimum, are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent, or if either parent is a member of ICF student must be Roman Catholic but does not need to be of Italian descent. Based on academics, financial need, leadership role, extracurricular activites.
Application available at www.icf.org
Amount: lst year $400, 2nd year $500 3rd year $600 4th year $1,000
Deadline: March 15, 2017
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